The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 230 290 300
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 557 477 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.25% 0.97% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 3.78% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 455 355 304
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
CISSP
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11654 12619 11790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.18% 25.63% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9563 10236 9609
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in London

CISSP
Salary Trend in London

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

CISSP Salary Trend in London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in London

CISSP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 182 £65,000 +8.33% 17
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Docklands, London -3 3 £66,250 -
Harrow +7 2 - - 2
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Canary Wharf +1 1 £75,000 +45.63%
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 732 (73.13%) Information Security
2 510 (50.95%) CISM
3 416 (41.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 371 (37.06%) Finance
5 285 (28.47%) CISA
6 275 (27.47%) Risk Management
7 226 (22.58%) Firewall
8 220 (21.98%) Management Information System
9 211 (21.08%) ITIL
10 208 (20.78%) PCI DSS
11 192 (19.18%) Degree
12 184 (18.38%) Security Management
13 173 (17.28%) Windows
14 172 (17.18%) Cyber Security
15 159 (15.88%) Network Security
16 153 (15.28%) COBIT
17 129 (12.89%) Banking
18 120 (11.99%) Security Architecture
19 119 (11.89%) Penetration Testing
20 112 (11.19%) CEH
21 110 (10.99%) Cisco
22 107 (10.69%) CRISC
23 102 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
24 98 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
25 97 (9.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 94 (9.39%) Information Security Management
26 94 (9.39%) Vulnerability Management
27 90 (8.99%) Business Continuity
27 90 (8.99%) Security Cleared
27 90 (8.99%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 28 (2.80%) IIS
2 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.100%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.100%) SAS
4 1 (0.100%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.60%) MS Office
3 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.100%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.100%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.100%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.60%) SaaS
2 12 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.60%) PaaS
3 6 (0.60%) IaaS
4 5 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 226 (22.58%) Firewall
2 159 (15.88%) Network Security
3 66 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 62 (6.19%) Internet
5 61 (6.09%) Wireless
6 57 (5.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 52 (5.19%) VPN
8 41 (4.10%) WAN
9 40 (4.00%) LAN
10 29 (2.90%) Wireless Security
11 23 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (1.80%) DNS
13 15 (1.50%) SSL
14 14 (1.40%) MPLS
14 14 (1.40%) DMZ
14 14 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (1.30%) SAN
16 12 (1.20%) LDAP
16 12 (1.20%) IPsec
17 11 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (0.70%) Couchbase
4 6 (0.60%) MySQL
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.20%) JIRA
1 2 (0.20%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.100%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.100%) Subversion
General
1 371 (37.06%) Finance
2 129 (12.89%) Banking
3 69 (6.89%) Law
4 56 (5.59%) Retail
5 39 (3.90%) Legal
6 24 (2.40%) Marketing
7 21 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 20 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.80%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.50%) Games
12 14 (1.40%) iGaming
13 12 (1.20%) Advertising
14 10 (1.00%) Publishing
15 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.40%) Back Office
18 3 (0.30%) Local Government
19 2 (0.20%) Electronics
19 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 211 (21.08%) Analyst
2 196 (19.58%) Security Analyst
3 164 (16.38%) Security Manager
4 145 (14.49%) Consultant
5 117 (11.69%) Security Consultant
6 114 (11.39%) Information Analyst
7 112 (11.19%) Security Engineer
7 112 (11.19%) Information Security Analyst
8 83 (8.29%) Architect
9 77 (7.69%) Security Architect
10 73 (7.29%) Information Manager
11 66 (6.59%) Information Security Manager
11 66 (6.59%) Security Officer
12 60 (5.99%) Information Security Officer
13 56 (5.59%) Security Specialist
14 46 (4.60%) Information Security Engineer
15 42 (4.20%) Head of Security
16 40 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
16 40 (4.00%) Network Engineer
17 39 (3.90%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.70%) Web Services
2 16 (1.60%) .NET
2 16 (1.60%) REST
3 14 (1.40%) SOAP
4 11 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 9 (0.90%) HTML
6 8 (0.80%) CSS
6 8 (0.80%) WCF
7 6 (0.60%) JSP
8 5 (0.50%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.40%) OAuth
9 4 (0.40%) XML
9 4 (0.40%) SAML
10 3 (0.30%) Middleware
10 3 (0.30%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.100%) Ajax
11 1 (0.100%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 220 (21.98%) Management Information System
2 98 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 39 (3.90%) PKI
5 33 (3.30%) Cryptography
6 24 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (2.40%) Mathematics
7 22 (2.20%) CESG
8 19 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.40%) GIS
9 14 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.30%) Online Banking
10 13 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
12 10 (1.00%) Taxonomies
12 10 (1.00%) SCADA
12 10 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 173 (17.28%) Windows
2 84 (8.39%) Linux
3 82 (8.19%) UNIX
4 11 (1.10%) Solaris
5 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.50%) zOS
8 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.30%) VMS
9 2 (0.20%) AIX
9 2 (0.20%) Android
10 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (73.13%) Information Security
2 275 (27.47%) Risk Management
3 211 (21.08%) ITIL
4 184 (18.38%) Security Management
5 172 (17.18%) Cyber Security
6 120 (11.99%) Security Architecture
7 119 (11.89%) Penetration Testing
8 97 (9.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 94 (9.39%) Information Security Management
9 94 (9.39%) Vulnerability Management
10 90 (8.99%) Data Protection
10 90 (8.99%) Business Continuity
11 88 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 82 (8.19%) Project Management
13 80 (7.99%) Risk Assessment
14 72 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 71 (7.09%) Information Assurance
16 63 (6.29%) SIEM
17 60 (5.99%) ISMS
18 52 (5.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (6.59%) SQL
2 38 (3.80%) Perl
3 23 (2.30%) C
3 23 (2.30%) Java
4 19 (1.90%) Python
5 15 (1.50%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.40%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.10%) C#
8 8 (0.80%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.50%) C++
9 5 (0.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.100%) VB
10 1 (0.100%) R
Qualifications
1 510 (50.95%) CISM
2 285 (28.47%) CISA
3 192 (19.18%) Degree
4 112 (11.19%) CEH
5 107 (10.69%) CRISC
6 102 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (8.99%) Security Cleared
8 59 (5.89%) CCNA
9 47 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (4.70%) GIAC
10 45 (4.50%) CCNP
11 40 (4.00%) SC Cleared
12 33 (3.30%) SSCP
13 30 (3.00%) Security+ Certification
14 27 (2.70%) MCSE
15 26 (2.60%) CISMP
16 22 (2.20%) ISSAP
16 22 (2.20%) MCSA
17 20 (2.00%) MBA
17 20 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (41.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 208 (20.78%) PCI DSS
3 153 (15.28%) COBIT
4 83 (8.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 13 (1.30%) QA
6 13 (1.30%) BS7799
7 6 (0.60%) EMIR
7 6 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.60%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.60%) MiFID
7 6 (0.60%) Basel II
8 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.50%) SLA
8 5 (0.50%) COSO
9 4 (0.40%) PAS 55
10 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.30%) BS25999
11 1 (0.100%) FISMA
System Software
1 63 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.50%) Snort
3 16 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.50%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (0.30%) OpenSSH
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.20%) Xen
7 1 (0.100%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.100%) vCloud
7 1 (0.100%) pfSense
7 1 (0.100%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (1.90%) Nessus
2 18 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (0.60%) Cisco LMS
4 6 (0.60%) OpenView
5 5 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (0.40%) Nmap
6 4 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.100%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.100%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.100%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.100%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.100%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 110 (10.99%) Cisco
2 73 (7.29%) CheckPoint
3 61 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 53 (5.29%) Juniper
5 43 (4.30%) McAfee
6 40 (4.00%) Symantec
6 40 (4.00%) VMware
7 39 (3.90%) Oracle
8 27 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
9 21 (2.10%) Websense
10 20 (2.00%) Blue Coat
11 19 (1.90%) Fortinet
12 18 (1.80%) IronPort
12 18 (1.80%) F5
12 18 (1.80%) Splunk
13 16 (1.60%) ArcSight
13 16 (1.60%) Qualys
14 14 (1.40%) WorldPay
15 12 (1.20%) Citrix
16 11 (1.10%) Red Hat
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 per annum + 6k car + 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 35% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 30% bonus, £6K Car + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago