The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 101 100 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -44
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 9 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.78% 0.25% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 0.89% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 20
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
CISSP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
290 338 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.13% 28.10% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 261 296 174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CISSP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Kent region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Kent

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Kent

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 20 (76.92%) PCI DSS
2 19 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) SIEM
4 16 (61.54%) Firewall
5 15 (57.69%) Cisco
6 14 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (50.00%) SQL
7 13 (50.00%) AIX
7 13 (50.00%) Linux
7 13 (50.00%) Information Security
7 13 (50.00%) Degree
8 12 (46.15%) Finance
9 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
9 11 (42.31%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (38.46%) Internet
11 7 (26.92%) Oracle
11 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
11 7 (26.92%) Apple
11 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
11 7 (26.92%) CEH
11 7 (26.92%) System Testing
11 7 (26.92%) LogRhythm
11 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (23.08%) OWASP
13 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
14 4 (15.38%) Citrix
14 4 (15.38%) Advertising
14 4 (15.38%) VMware

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
1 12 (46.15%) Security Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) IT Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) IT Security Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Tester
4 6 (23.08%) Junior
4 6 (23.08%) Junior Tester
5 4 (15.38%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Security Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Junior Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (3.85%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) AIX
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) SIEM
2 14 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Information Security
4 11 (42.31%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (26.92%) System Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (23.08%) OWASP
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.54%) Data Security
8 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) CEH
3 4 (15.38%) CISMP
4 2 (7.69%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) PCI DSS
2 19 (73.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) Apple
3 7 (26.92%) LogRhythm
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Tufin
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) LogLogic