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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 236 311 299
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 555 401 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.26% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.01% 3.48% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 473 332 281
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +51 118 £63,125 +12.97% 13
Paddington - 5 £52,500 -
Harrow +11 4 £72,500 - 1
Ealing - 4 £39,500 -
Croydon - 2 £29,846 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £60,000 -
Wimbledon -6 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 762 (67.26%) Information Security
2 597 (52.69%) CISM
3 492 (43.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 439 (38.75%) Finance
5 366 (32.30%) CISA
6 251 (22.15%) PCI DSS
7 250 (22.07%) Risk Management
8 245 (21.62%) Cyber Security
9 234 (20.65%) Degree
10 212 (18.71%) Firewall
11 210 (18.53%) ITIL
12 180 (15.89%) Management Information System
13 173 (15.27%) Banking
14 172 (15.18%) Security Architecture
15 156 (13.77%) Penetration Testing
16 153 (13.50%) Windows
17 149 (13.15%) Network Security
18 145 (12.80%) CRISC
19 141 (12.44%) Security Management
20 139 (12.27%) Risk Assessment
20 139 (12.27%) COBIT
21 128 (11.30%) CEH
21 128 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
22 123 (10.86%) Project Management
23 108 (9.53%) SIEM
24 106 (9.36%) Security Cleared
25 103 (9.09%) Data Protection
26 99 (8.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 94 (8.30%) Vulnerability Management
28 93 (8.21%) GIAC

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (4.24%) IIS
2 10 (0.88%) Apache Pig
3 9 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.53%) Lync
6 4 (0.35%) Apache
7 3 (0.26%) JBoss
7 3 (0.26%) CMS
7 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.088%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.088%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.088%) GIMP
5 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.088%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.088%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.088%) Magento
4 1 (0.088%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.77%) SaaS
2 19 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.15%) PaaS
4 12 (1.06%) IaaS
5 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 212 (18.71%) Firewall
2 149 (13.15%) Network Security
3 68 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 58 (5.12%) Wireless
5 56 (4.94%) Internet
6 53 (4.68%) TCP/IP
7 36 (3.18%) LAN
8 27 (2.38%) WAN
8 27 (2.38%) VPN
9 16 (1.41%) SSL
10 15 (1.32%) DNS
10 15 (1.32%) MPLS
10 15 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.15%) Wireless Security
11 13 (1.15%) SAN
12 12 (1.06%) DHCP
13 10 (0.88%) HTTP
13 10 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (0.71%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.15%) Big Data
3 10 (0.88%) Hadoop
3 10 (0.88%) Apache Hive
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.35%) MySQL
6 3 (0.26%) Couchbase
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.088%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.088%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.18%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.088%) Rational DOORS
General
1 439 (38.75%) Finance
2 173 (15.27%) Banking
3 68 (6.00%) Retail
4 59 (5.21%) Law
5 49 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.18%) Legal
7 32 (2.82%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.74%) Investment Banking
9 28 (2.47%) Marketing
10 21 (1.85%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.32%) Advertising
12 12 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.97%) Electronics
14 7 (0.62%) Publishing
14 7 (0.62%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.62%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.44%) Games
16 2 (0.18%) Local Government
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 231 (20.39%) Consultant
2 205 (18.09%) Analyst
3 201 (17.74%) Security Consultant
4 176 (15.53%) Security Manager
5 168 (14.83%) Security Analyst
6 122 (10.77%) Information Manager
7 112 (9.89%) Security Engineer
8 111 (9.80%) Information Security Manager
9 95 (8.38%) Architect
10 91 (8.03%) Security Architect
11 69 (6.09%) Information Analyst
12 68 (6.00%) Information Security Analyst
13 60 (5.30%) Information Security Consultant
14 53 (4.68%) Security Officer
15 51 (4.50%) Risk Manager
16 50 (4.41%) Security Specialist
17 48 (4.24%) Information Security Officer
18 46 (4.06%) IT Consultant
18 46 (4.06%) Senior Manager
19 42 (3.71%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.12%) Web Services
2 20 (1.77%) Middleware
3 18 (1.59%) .NET
4 14 (1.24%) Java EE
5 10 (0.88%) STL
5 10 (0.88%) JSP
6 9 (0.79%) HTML
6 9 (0.79%) REST
7 7 (0.62%) SAML
8 6 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.53%) SOAP
9 5 (0.44%) CSS
9 5 (0.44%) J2EE
10 4 (0.35%) SailPoint
10 4 (0.35%) XACML
11 3 (0.26%) OAuth
11 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.26%) WCF
11 3 (0.26%) XML
12 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 180 (15.89%) Management Information System
2 92 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (7.24%) Data Centre
4 70 (6.18%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.71%) Cryptography
6 36 (3.18%) PKI
7 35 (3.09%) CESG
8 33 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
9 23 (2.03%) Hedge funds
9 23 (2.03%) Cybercrime
10 20 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.77%) Online Banking
11 16 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
12 15 (1.32%) Taxonomies
13 13 (1.15%) SCADA
13 13 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (0.97%) DTV
14 11 (0.97%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.79%) GIS
15 9 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 153 (13.50%) Windows
2 72 (6.35%) Linux
3 69 (6.09%) UNIX
4 10 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.88%) Android
5 9 (0.79%) Solaris
6 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.088%) GCOS
8 1 (0.088%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (67.26%) Information Security
2 250 (22.07%) Risk Management
3 245 (21.62%) Cyber Security
4 210 (18.53%) ITIL
5 172 (15.18%) Security Architecture
6 156 (13.77%) Penetration Testing
7 141 (12.44%) Security Management
8 139 (12.27%) Risk Assessment
9 123 (10.86%) Project Management
10 108 (9.53%) SIEM
11 103 (9.09%) Data Protection
12 99 (8.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 94 (8.30%) Vulnerability Management
14 91 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 91 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 89 (7.86%) Information Security Management
16 75 (6.62%) ISMS
17 70 (6.18%) Business Continuity
18 61 (5.38%) Information Assurance
19 59 (5.21%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.00%) SQL
2 31 (2.74%) C
2 31 (2.74%) Java
3 26 (2.29%) Perl
4 22 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 16 (1.41%) C#
6 12 (1.06%) C++
6 12 (1.06%) Objective-C
7 10 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.53%) Python
9 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.088%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 597 (52.69%) CISM
2 366 (32.30%) CISA
3 234 (20.65%) Degree
4 145 (12.80%) CRISC
5 128 (11.30%) CEH
5 128 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
6 106 (9.36%) Security Cleared
7 93 (8.21%) GIAC
8 82 (7.24%) CCNA
9 64 (5.65%) CCNP
10 52 (4.59%) SC Cleared
11 43 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (3.44%) PCI QSA
13 37 (3.27%) SSCP
14 35 (3.09%) GCIH
15 32 (2.82%) MCSE
16 30 (2.65%) DV Cleared
17 27 (2.38%) CISMP
18 23 (2.03%) Security+ Certification
19 21 (1.85%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (43.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 251 (22.15%) PCI DSS
3 139 (12.27%) COBIT
4 67 (5.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.32%) JSP 440
6 12 (1.06%) BS25999
7 11 (0.97%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.88%) QA
9 9 (0.79%) BS7799
10 7 (0.62%) COSO
11 5 (0.44%) PAS 55
12 4 (0.35%) EMIR
12 4 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.35%) SLA
12 4 (0.35%) Basel II
12 4 (0.35%) MiFID
13 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.71%) Snort
3 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.26%) OpenSSH
5 2 (0.18%) XenApp
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.088%) Xen
6 1 (0.088%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.088%) vCloud
6 1 (0.088%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 19 (1.68%) Nessus
2 6 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (0.35%) Nmap
4 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.26%) SCCM
4 3 (0.26%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.18%) OpenView
5 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.088%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.088%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.088%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.088%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.088%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.088%) logstash
6 1 (0.088%) Kibana
6 1 (0.088%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 90 (7.94%) Cisco
2 61 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 53 (4.68%) CheckPoint
4 43 (3.80%) Splunk
5 41 (3.62%) Oracle
6 34 (3.00%) F5
7 27 (2.38%) Qualys
7 27 (2.38%) VMware
8 26 (2.29%) ArcSight
9 25 (2.21%) Symantec
9 25 (2.21%) Juniper
10 18 (1.59%) SAP
10 18 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
11 17 (1.50%) Trustwave
11 17 (1.50%) Fortinet
11 17 (1.50%) McAfee
11 17 (1.50%) Tripwire
12 16 (1.41%) Sourcefire
13 15 (1.32%) FireEye
14 14 (1.24%) CA
West London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + bens package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Morgan McKinley
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £62000 - £73500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £62000 - £73500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago