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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 281 297 288
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 418 399 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 3.65% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 325 308 318
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £84,125 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +2.10%
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
11564 10924 11641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.48% 25.38% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9413 8758 9715
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +26 123 £60,000 -4.00% 15
Docklands, London +4 7 £67,500 -
Croydon - 3 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf +16 2 £75,000 -16.66%
Bromley +8 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Hounslow - 1 £61,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 679 (73.48%) Information Security
2 460 (49.78%) CISM
3 351 (37.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 297 (32.14%) Finance
5 253 (27.38%) CISA
6 245 (26.52%) Risk Management
7 221 (23.92%) Firewall
8 214 (23.16%) Management Information System
9 198 (21.43%) Degree
10 179 (19.37%) PCI DSS
11 161 (17.42%) Security Management
11 161 (17.42%) Windows
12 151 (16.34%) ITIL
13 150 (16.23%) Banking
14 132 (14.29%) Network Security
15 130 (14.07%) Cisco
16 127 (13.74%) Cyber Security
17 120 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
18 108 (11.69%) CEH
19 107 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
20 106 (11.47%) COBIT
20 106 (11.47%) Security Architecture
21 102 (11.04%) CRISC
22 92 (9.96%) UNIX
23 90 (9.74%) Linux
24 89 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
25 84 (9.09%) TCP/IP
26 81 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
27 79 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
28 77 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (3.68%) IIS
2 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.22%) SAS
4 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.22%) Lync
4 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.19%) MS Office
4 5 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.43%) SmartSuite
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.32%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.38%) SaaS
2 10 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.65%) IaaS
5 4 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 221 (23.92%) Firewall
2 132 (14.29%) Network Security
3 84 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 62 (6.71%) VPN
4 62 (6.71%) Wireless
5 55 (5.95%) Internet
6 47 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 45 (4.87%) WAN
8 42 (4.55%) LAN
9 26 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (2.60%) DNS
11 23 (2.49%) Wireless Security
12 18 (1.95%) SSL
13 16 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (1.73%) Intranet
14 15 (1.62%) DMZ
15 13 (1.41%) BGP
15 13 (1.41%) IPsec
16 12 (1.30%) MPLS
16 12 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.65%) MySQL
3 5 (0.54%) Couchbase
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (0.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.22%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 297 (32.14%) Finance
2 150 (16.23%) Banking
3 76 (8.23%) Retail
4 61 (6.60%) Law
5 37 (4.00%) Legal
6 28 (3.03%) Games
7 27 (2.92%) Marketing
8 26 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.60%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.84%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.62%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.52%) iGaming
13 12 (1.30%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.87%) Advertising
14 8 (0.87%) Publishing
15 7 (0.76%) German Language
16 5 (0.54%) Local Government
17 4 (0.43%) Back Office
18 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 214 (23.16%) Analyst
2 199 (21.54%) Security Analyst
3 155 (16.77%) Consultant
4 142 (15.37%) Security Manager
5 128 (13.85%) Information Analyst
6 127 (13.74%) Information Security Analyst
7 123 (13.31%) Security Consultant
8 84 (9.09%) Security Engineer
9 75 (8.12%) Architect
10 70 (7.58%) Security Architect
10 70 (7.58%) Security Officer
11 60 (6.49%) Information Security Officer
12 53 (5.74%) Information Manager
13 52 (5.63%) Security Specialist
14 50 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
15 47 (5.09%) Information Security Engineer
16 39 (4.22%) IT Security Manager
17 38 (4.11%) Head of Security
18 35 (3.79%) IT Security Analyst
19 33 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.16%) .NET
2 15 (1.62%) Web Services
2 15 (1.62%) REST
3 14 (1.52%) SOAP
4 9 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.87%) HTML
6 6 (0.65%) WCF
7 5 (0.54%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.54%) CSS
8 3 (0.32%) XML
8 3 (0.32%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.22%) SAML
9 2 (0.22%) JSP
9 2 (0.22%) OAuth
10 1 (0.11%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.11%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 214 (23.16%) Management Information System
2 89 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.57%) PKI
5 25 (2.71%) CESG
6 22 (2.38%) Cryptography
7 17 (1.84%) CESG CLAS
8 16 (1.73%) SWIFT
9 15 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
9 15 (1.62%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.08%) GIS
14 9 (0.97%) RMADS
15 8 (0.87%) Open Source
16 7 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
16 7 (0.76%) Online Banking
17 5 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 161 (17.42%) Windows
2 92 (9.96%) UNIX
3 90 (9.74%) Linux
4 16 (1.73%) Solaris
5 7 (0.76%) AIX
5 7 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.54%) zOS
7 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (73.48%) Information Security
2 245 (26.52%) Risk Management
3 161 (17.42%) Security Management
4 151 (16.34%) ITIL
5 127 (13.74%) Cyber Security
6 120 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
7 106 (11.47%) Security Architecture
8 81 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 79 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 77 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 75 (8.12%) Business Continuity
12 73 (7.90%) Project Management
13 68 (7.36%) SIEM
14 65 (7.03%) Information Security Management
14 65 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 64 (6.93%) Risk Assessment
15 64 (6.93%) TOGAF
15 64 (6.93%) Information Assurance
16 59 (6.39%) Data Protection
17 57 (6.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (5.30%) SQL
2 27 (2.92%) Perl
2 27 (2.92%) C
3 25 (2.71%) Java
4 19 (2.06%) Python
5 17 (1.84%) Bash Shell
6 9 (0.97%) C#
7 8 (0.87%) C++
7 8 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.54%) PHP
9 5 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.11%) Ruby
10 1 (0.11%) R
10 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 460 (49.78%) CISM
2 253 (27.38%) CISA
3 198 (21.43%) Degree
4 108 (11.69%) CEH
5 107 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (11.04%) CRISC
7 60 (6.49%) Security Cleared
8 56 (6.06%) CCNA
9 48 (5.19%) GIAC
10 43 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (4.22%) CCNP
11 39 (4.22%) CISMP
12 38 (4.11%) SSCP
13 26 (2.81%) CCIE
13 26 (2.81%) MCSE
14 24 (2.60%) SC Cleared
15 22 (2.38%) ISSAP
15 22 (2.38%) GCIH
16 20 (2.16%) Security+ Certification
17 18 (1.95%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (37.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 179 (19.37%) PCI DSS
3 106 (11.47%) COBIT
4 75 (8.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 22 (2.38%) QA
7 17 (1.84%) BS7799
8 12 (1.30%) SLA
9 5 (0.54%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.32%) Basel II
10 3 (0.32%) MiFID
10 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.32%) EMIR
10 3 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.32%) BS25999
11 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.22%) COSO
11 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.92%) Snort
3 21 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.65%) Xen
5 5 (0.54%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.43%) Nmap
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (1.73%) Nessus
3 10 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.65%) Cisco LMS
6 5 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (0.43%) OpenView
8 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.32%) WSUS
9 2 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.11%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 130 (14.07%) Cisco
2 75 (8.12%) CheckPoint
3 72 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 56 (6.06%) Juniper
5 48 (5.19%) Symantec
6 45 (4.87%) McAfee
7 38 (4.11%) VMware
8 33 (3.57%) Oracle
9 22 (2.38%) IronPort
9 22 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
10 21 (2.27%) Websense
10 21 (2.27%) Blue Coat
11 18 (1.95%) Qualys
12 17 (1.84%) Fortinet
13 16 (1.73%) ArcSight
14 15 (1.62%) Citrix
15 12 (1.30%) BT
16 11 (1.19%) F5
16 11 (1.19%) Splunk
16 11 (1.19%) Red Hat
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k + £20k Bonus + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k plus corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago