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 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 269 295 342
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 466 411 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.92% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 3.66% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 371 340 271
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,200 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
11176 11217 12183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.55% 25.16% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9155 9027 10234
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +65 165 £55,000 -15.38% 10
Bromley +18 5 £45,000 -20.00% 1
Croydon +10 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Uxbridge -1 4 £60,000 -8.04% 1
Docklands, London -10 4 - -
Hounslow -11 3 £61,000 -12.85%
Wimbledon - 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 686 (75.30%) Information Security
2 395 (43.36%) CISM
3 361 (39.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 291 (31.94%) Finance
5 272 (29.86%) Firewall
6 262 (28.76%) CISA
7 224 (24.59%) Management Information System
8 223 (24.48%) Degree
9 207 (22.72%) Risk Management
10 182 (19.98%) PCI DSS
11 158 (17.34%) Windows
12 154 (16.90%) Security Management
13 138 (15.15%) ITIL
13 138 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
14 136 (14.93%) Cisco
14 136 (14.93%) Banking
15 130 (14.27%) Network Security
16 119 (13.06%) CEH
17 108 (11.86%) UNIX
17 108 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
18 107 (11.75%) Cyber Security
19 101 (11.09%) Linux
20 100 (10.98%) TCP/IP
21 93 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
22 91 (9.99%) COBIT
23 89 (9.77%) CRISC
24 85 (9.33%) Project Management
24 85 (9.33%) Security Architecture
25 80 (8.78%) Microsoft
25 80 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 30 (3.29%) IIS
2 6 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.44%) SAS
4 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (0.44%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.44%) Lync
4 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.22%) Apache
5 2 (0.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.11%) JBoss
6 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.32%) MS Office
3 11 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) SmartSuite
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.32%) assyst
2 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.43%) SaaS
2 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.44%) Office 365
5 4 (0.44%) IaaS
6 3 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 272 (29.86%) Firewall
2 130 (14.27%) Network Security
3 100 (10.98%) TCP/IP
4 74 (8.12%) VPN
5 54 (5.93%) Internet
6 52 (5.71%) Wireless
7 45 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (4.72%) LAN
8 43 (4.72%) WAN
9 37 (4.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 30 (3.29%) Intranet
11 25 (2.74%) DNS
12 18 (1.98%) Wireless Security
12 18 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (1.65%) WLAN
14 14 (1.54%) SSL
14 14 (1.54%) DMZ
15 13 (1.43%) BGP
16 12 (1.32%) OSPF
16 12 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (0.66%) MySQL
4 2 (0.22%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.22%) Redis
5 1 (0.11%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.11%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (1.54%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.66%) JIRA
3 3 (0.33%) Selenium
3 3 (0.33%) TestNG
4 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 291 (31.94%) Finance
2 136 (14.93%) Banking
3 76 (8.34%) Retail
4 74 (8.12%) Law
5 61 (6.70%) Legal
6 30 (3.29%) Games
7 26 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.63%) Marketing
9 23 (2.52%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.65%) German Language
11 14 (1.54%) iGaming
12 13 (1.43%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.99%) Publishing
13 9 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.99%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.88%) Advertising
15 6 (0.66%) Local Government
16 4 (0.44%) Back Office
16 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 251 (27.55%) Analyst
2 246 (27.00%) Security Analyst
3 150 (16.47%) Information Analyst
3 150 (16.47%) Consultant
4 149 (16.36%) Information Security Analyst
5 118 (12.95%) Security Consultant
6 116 (12.73%) Security Manager
7 78 (8.56%) Security Engineer
8 77 (8.45%) Security Specialist
9 64 (7.03%) Architect
9 64 (7.03%) Information Specialist
10 63 (6.92%) Security Officer
11 62 (6.81%) Information Security Specialist
12 59 (6.48%) Security Architect
13 52 (5.71%) Information Manager
13 52 (5.71%) Information Security Officer
14 51 (5.60%) Information Security Manager
15 49 (5.38%) IT Security Analyst
16 41 (4.50%) Information Security Engineer
17 33 (3.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.76%) .NET
2 8 (0.88%) SOAP
2 8 (0.88%) REST
3 7 (0.77%) Web Services
4 6 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.33%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.33%) RESTful
5 3 (0.33%) HTML
5 3 (0.33%) JSP
6 2 (0.22%) XML
6 2 (0.22%) SAML
6 2 (0.22%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.22%) Memcached
6 2 (0.22%) WCF
7 1 (0.11%) OAuth
7 1 (0.11%) Java EE
7 1 (0.11%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 224 (24.59%) Management Information System
2 93 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (8.45%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.07%) CESG
5 22 (2.41%) PKI
6 20 (2.20%) CESG CLAS
7 19 (2.09%) Hedge funds
8 17 (1.87%) Cryptography
9 16 (1.76%) SWIFT
10 14 (1.54%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.10%) PMI
13 9 (0.99%) RMADS
14 8 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.77%) Open Source
16 6 (0.66%) GIS
16 6 (0.66%) SCADA
17 4 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 158 (17.34%) Windows
2 108 (11.86%) UNIX
3 101 (11.09%) Linux
4 19 (2.09%) Solaris
5 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.66%) AIX
7 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.22%) CentOS
9 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (75.30%) Information Security
2 207 (22.72%) Risk Management
3 154 (16.90%) Security Management
4 138 (15.15%) ITIL
4 138 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
5 107 (11.75%) Cyber Security
6 85 (9.33%) Security Architecture
6 85 (9.33%) Project Management
7 80 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (8.23%) ISMS
9 74 (8.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 73 (8.01%) Information Assurance
11 72 (7.90%) Information Security Management
12 63 (6.92%) SIEM
13 62 (6.81%) Vulnerability Management
14 61 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 60 (6.59%) Business Continuity
16 56 (6.15%) PRINCE2
17 55 (6.04%) Ethical Hacking
17 55 (6.04%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 37 (4.06%) SQL
1 37 (4.06%) Python
2 34 (3.73%) Perl
3 33 (3.62%) C
4 23 (2.52%) Java
5 18 (1.98%) Bash Shell
6 17 (1.87%) C++
7 14 (1.54%) Ruby
7 14 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.77%) C#
9 5 (0.55%) PHP
10 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 395 (43.36%) CISM
2 262 (28.76%) CISA
3 223 (24.48%) Degree
4 119 (13.06%) CEH
5 108 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (9.77%) CRISC
7 63 (6.92%) GIAC
8 56 (6.15%) Security Cleared
9 54 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 52 (5.71%) CCNA
11 40 (4.39%) CCNP
12 30 (3.29%) CCSP
13 29 (3.18%) MCSE
13 29 (3.18%) CISMP
14 26 (2.85%) SSCP
15 24 (2.63%) CCIE
16 23 (2.52%) SC Cleared
17 22 (2.41%) ISSAP
18 20 (2.20%) ISSMP
19 19 (2.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (39.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 182 (19.98%) PCI DSS
3 91 (9.99%) COBIT
4 66 (7.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (2.63%) QA
6 17 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 13 (1.43%) BS7799
8 11 (1.21%) SLA
9 5 (0.55%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.55%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.33%) Basel III
10 3 (0.33%) Basel II
10 3 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.33%) BS25999
11 1 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 33 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.41%) Snort
3 21 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.88%) Nmap
5 6 (0.66%) Xen
5 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (0.22%) NFS
7 2 (0.22%) Gluster
7 2 (0.22%) Varnish
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 27 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Management
3 15 (1.65%) Nessus
4 10 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.66%) WSUS
6 5 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.33%) Cisco LMS
9 2 (0.22%) OpenView
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.22%) Puppet
9 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.22%) SELinux
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 136 (14.93%) Cisco
2 80 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 73 (8.01%) CheckPoint
4 62 (6.81%) Symantec
5 45 (4.94%) Oracle
6 40 (4.39%) Juniper
7 38 (4.17%) VMware
8 35 (3.84%) McAfee
9 23 (2.52%) Sun
10 20 (2.20%) Blue Coat
10 20 (2.20%) Qualys
11 16 (1.76%) ArcSight
11 16 (1.76%) Websense
12 15 (1.65%) IronPort
13 14 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
14 12 (1.32%) CA
15 11 (1.21%) Citrix
15 11 (1.21%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.21%) BT
16 10 (1.10%) AlgoSec
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £47441 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Required IT
Salary: £75,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 10 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: Bonus + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago