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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 244 323 296
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 556 408 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.26% 0.85% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 3.36% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 449 314 281
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £45,750 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
11158 12125 11183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.23% 25.19% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9085 9732 9049
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +57 139 £62,500 +11.60% 14
Harrow +10 7 £72,500 -
Croydon - 4 £29,846 -
Ealing - 3 £55,500 - 1
Paddington - 3 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £60,000 -27.27% 1
Wimbledon -4 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £95,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 767 (68.00%) Information Security
2 604 (53.55%) CISM
3 509 (45.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 438 (38.83%) Finance
5 358 (31.74%) CISA
6 268 (23.76%) Risk Management
7 248 (21.99%) PCI DSS
8 236 (20.92%) Cyber Security
9 229 (20.30%) ITIL
10 215 (19.06%) Degree
11 197 (17.46%) Management Information System
12 186 (16.49%) Firewall
13 169 (14.98%) Windows
14 165 (14.63%) Banking
15 153 (13.56%) Network Security
16 151 (13.39%) Security Architecture
17 148 (13.12%) Penetration Testing
18 143 (12.68%) COBIT
18 143 (12.68%) CRISC
19 141 (12.50%) Security Management
20 131 (11.61%) CEH
21 121 (10.73%) Data Protection
21 121 (10.73%) Project Management
22 118 (10.46%) Risk Assessment
23 106 (9.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 106 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
24 100 (8.87%) Security Cleared
25 99 (8.78%) Vulnerability Management
26 98 (8.69%) SIEM
27 96 (8.51%) Analytical Skills

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (3.55%) IIS
2 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
3 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.35%) Lync
3 4 (0.35%) Apache
4 3 (0.27%) JBoss
4 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.089%) SAS
5 1 (0.089%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.35%) MS Office
4 2 (0.18%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.089%) GIMP
5 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.089%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.089%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.089%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.13%) SaaS
2 17 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.24%) PaaS
4 13 (1.15%) IaaS
5 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.089%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 186 (16.49%) Firewall
2 153 (13.56%) Network Security
3 66 (5.85%) Internet
4 60 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 52 (4.61%) Wireless
6 44 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 31 (2.75%) VPN
7 31 (2.75%) LAN
8 21 (1.86%) WAN
9 20 (1.77%) Wireless Security
10 18 (1.60%) SAN
11 13 (1.15%) DNS
11 13 (1.15%) LDAP
12 12 (1.06%) HTTP
13 11 (0.98%) SSL
13 11 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (0.80%) IPsec
16 8 (0.71%) Wireshark
16 8 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.62%) MySQL
3 6 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.35%) Couchbase
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.089%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.089%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.089%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.089%) Big Data
6 1 (0.089%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.27%) JIRA
1 3 (0.27%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.089%) Subversion
General
1 438 (38.83%) Finance
2 165 (14.63%) Banking
3 75 (6.65%) Retail
4 65 (5.76%) Law
5 40 (3.55%) Legal
6 38 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 34 (3.01%) Financial Institution
8 33 (2.93%) Marketing
9 29 (2.57%) Investment Banking
10 23 (2.04%) Retail Banking
11 17 (1.51%) Advertising
12 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.98%) Electronics
14 10 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.62%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.62%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.53%) Games
17 5 (0.44%) Publishing
18 4 (0.35%) Local Government
19 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 218 (19.33%) Consultant
2 204 (18.09%) Security Manager
3 191 (16.93%) Analyst
4 186 (16.49%) Security Consultant
5 161 (14.27%) Security Analyst
6 117 (10.37%) Information Manager
7 113 (10.02%) Security Engineer
8 110 (9.75%) Information Security Manager
9 92 (8.16%) Architect
10 88 (7.80%) Security Architect
11 66 (5.85%) Information Analyst
12 65 (5.76%) Information Security Analyst
13 59 (5.23%) Security Officer
14 56 (4.96%) Information Security Consultant
15 54 (4.79%) Information Security Officer
16 51 (4.52%) Security Specialist
17 49 (4.34%) Senior Manager
18 48 (4.26%) Risk Manager
19 36 (3.19%) IT Consultant
19 36 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.30%) Web Services
2 18 (1.60%) Middleware
3 15 (1.33%) .NET
4 12 (1.06%) REST
5 10 (0.89%) JSP
6 9 (0.80%) HTML
7 8 (0.71%) SOAP
7 8 (0.71%) SAML
8 7 (0.62%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.53%) CSS
10 5 (0.44%) Java EE
11 4 (0.35%) WCF
11 4 (0.35%) OAuth
11 4 (0.35%) XACML
11 4 (0.35%) XML
11 4 (0.35%) SailPoint
12 3 (0.27%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
14 1 (0.089%) COM
14 1 (0.089%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 197 (17.46%) Management Information System
2 96 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 64 (5.67%) Data Centre
5 42 (3.72%) PKI
6 40 (3.55%) Cryptography
7 36 (3.19%) Data Protection Act
8 29 (2.57%) CESG
9 23 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 23 (2.04%) Hedge funds
10 21 (1.86%) Online Banking
11 15 (1.33%) Taxonomies
11 15 (1.33%) Cybercrime
12 14 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
13 13 (1.15%) SCADA
14 12 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
15 11 (0.98%) DTV
16 10 (0.89%) GIS
16 10 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 169 (14.98%) Windows
2 78 (6.91%) UNIX
3 67 (5.94%) Linux
4 8 (0.71%) Solaris
5 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.27%) VMS
6 2 (0.18%) zOS
6 2 (0.18%) Android
6 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (68.00%) Information Security
2 268 (23.76%) Risk Management
3 236 (20.92%) Cyber Security
4 229 (20.30%) ITIL
5 151 (13.39%) Security Architecture
6 148 (13.12%) Penetration Testing
7 141 (12.50%) Security Management
8 121 (10.73%) Project Management
8 121 (10.73%) Data Protection
9 118 (10.46%) Risk Assessment
10 106 (9.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 99 (8.78%) Vulnerability Management
12 98 (8.69%) SIEM
13 91 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 85 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 76 (6.74%) Business Continuity
16 75 (6.65%) Information Security Management
17 67 (5.94%) ISMS
18 62 (5.50%) Security Testing
19 58 (5.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 70 (6.21%) SQL
2 27 (2.39%) Java
3 25 (2.22%) Perl
4 19 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 16 (1.42%) C
6 9 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 8 (0.71%) C#
7 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.44%) Python
9 4 (0.35%) C++
10 3 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.089%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.089%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.089%) R
Qualifications
1 604 (53.55%) CISM
2 358 (31.74%) CISA
3 215 (19.06%) Degree
4 143 (12.68%) CRISC
5 131 (11.61%) CEH
6 106 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
7 100 (8.87%) Security Cleared
8 74 (6.56%) GIAC
9 60 (5.32%) CCNA
10 58 (5.14%) CCNP
11 45 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 37 (3.28%) PCI QSA
13 32 (2.84%) GCIH
14 29 (2.57%) CISMP
15 28 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (2.30%) SSCP
17 22 (1.95%) Security+ Certification
18 21 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
19 20 (1.77%) GCIA
20 18 (1.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 509 (45.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 248 (21.99%) PCI DSS
3 143 (12.68%) COBIT
4 71 (6.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.33%) QA
6 12 (1.06%) JSP 440
7 11 (0.98%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.89%) BS25999
8 10 (0.89%) BS7799
9 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.53%) Basel II
9 6 (0.53%) MiFID
9 6 (0.53%) EMIR
9 6 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.53%) COSO
10 5 (0.44%) SLA
10 5 (0.44%) PAS 55
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 72 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.15%) Snort
3 5 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.27%) OpenSSH
4 3 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.18%) XenApp
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.089%) Xen
6 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.089%) vCloud
6 1 (0.089%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 18 (1.60%) Nessus
2 6 (0.53%) OpenView
3 5 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (0.27%) SCCM
4 3 (0.27%) OpenSSO
4 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.27%) Nmap
5 2 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.089%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.089%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.089%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.089%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.089%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.089%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.089%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 84 (7.45%) Cisco
2 55 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.34%) CheckPoint
4 45 (3.99%) Oracle
5 38 (3.37%) Splunk
6 34 (3.01%) Juniper
7 28 (2.48%) VMware
8 27 (2.39%) F5
9 24 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 24 (2.13%) Symantec
10 22 (1.95%) McAfee
10 22 (1.95%) Cyber-Ark
11 20 (1.77%) Qualys
12 17 (1.51%) Fortinet
12 17 (1.51%) Trustwave
12 17 (1.51%) SAP
13 16 (1.42%) Websense
13 16 (1.42%) Tripwire
14 15 (1.33%) WorldPay
15 14 (1.24%) FireEye
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +18% bonus + car allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependent on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago