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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 232 283 315
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +32
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 558 481 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.28% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 3.83% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 449 341 264
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
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
11211 12562 11098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.81% 25.82% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 10215 9015
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 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +56 174 £65,000 +10.63% 9
Harrow - 7 £73,750 - 1
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Ealing - 4 £55,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £65,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 687 (70.61%) Information Security
2 515 (52.93%) CISM
3 430 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 370 (38.03%) Finance
5 286 (29.39%) CISA
6 256 (26.31%) Risk Management
7 223 (22.92%) ITIL
8 205 (21.07%) Management Information System
9 201 (20.66%) Cyber Security
10 198 (20.35%) PCI DSS
11 188 (19.32%) Firewall
12 173 (17.78%) Degree
13 170 (17.47%) Security Management
14 161 (16.55%) Network Security
15 159 (16.34%) Windows
16 150 (15.42%) COBIT
17 139 (14.29%) Security Architecture
18 131 (13.46%) Banking
19 113 (11.61%) CRISC
20 109 (11.20%) Penetration Testing
21 106 (10.89%) CEH
22 101 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
23 96 (9.87%) Cisco
24 95 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 94 (9.66%) Security Cleared
26 93 (9.56%) Data Protection
27 89 (9.15%) Risk Assessment
27 89 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
28 88 (9.04%) Information Security Management
29 86 (8.84%) Analytical Skills

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (2.36%) IIS
2 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.31%) Apache
3 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.21%) CMS
5 1 (0.10%) SAS
5 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.51%) MS Office
3 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) SPSS
5 1 (0.10%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.57%) SaaS
2 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.51%) IaaS
3 5 (0.51%) PaaS
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (19.32%) Firewall
2 161 (16.55%) Network Security
3 65 (6.68%) Internet
4 57 (5.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 55 (5.65%) Wireless
6 44 (4.52%) VPN
7 40 (4.11%) LAN
7 40 (4.11%) WAN
8 26 (2.67%) Wireless Security
9 18 (1.85%) DNS
10 15 (1.54%) SSL
10 15 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (1.44%) SAN
12 13 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (1.23%) MPLS
13 12 (1.23%) LDAP
14 11 (1.13%) VoIP
14 11 (1.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.82%) MySQL
3 7 (0.72%) Couchbase
3 7 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.10%) Big Data
6 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 370 (38.03%) Finance
2 131 (13.46%) Banking
3 69 (7.09%) Law
4 54 (5.55%) Retail
5 31 (3.19%) Legal
6 23 (2.36%) Marketing
6 23 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.85%) Retail Banking
9 17 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.23%) Advertising
11 11 (1.13%) Games
12 6 (0.62%) iGaming
13 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.51%) Electronics
13 5 (0.51%) Publishing
14 3 (0.31%) Back Office
14 3 (0.31%) Local Government
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 160 (16.44%) Consultant
2 158 (16.24%) Analyst
3 153 (15.72%) Security Manager
4 139 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 134 (13.77%) Security Consultant
6 109 (11.20%) Security Engineer
7 89 (9.15%) Architect
8 85 (8.74%) Security Architect
9 72 (7.40%) Information Manager
9 72 (7.40%) Security Officer
10 71 (7.30%) Information Analyst
11 70 (7.19%) Information Security Analyst
12 67 (6.89%) Information Security Officer
13 64 (6.58%) Information Security Manager
14 50 (5.14%) Security Specialist
15 43 (4.42%) Network Engineer
16 38 (3.91%) Head of Security
17 36 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
18 34 (3.49%) Information Security Engineer
19 32 (3.29%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.95%) Web Services
2 15 (1.54%) .NET
3 14 (1.44%) REST
4 11 (1.13%) SOAP
5 10 (1.03%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.03%) HTML
6 9 (0.92%) CSS
6 9 (0.92%) JSP
7 7 (0.72%) Middleware
7 7 (0.72%) WCF
8 5 (0.51%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.51%) SAML
9 4 (0.41%) OAuth
10 3 (0.31%) XML
11 2 (0.21%) SailPoint
12 1 (0.10%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.10%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.10%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.10%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 205 (21.07%) Management Information System
2 86 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.11%) PKI
5 33 (3.39%) Cryptography
6 28 (2.88%) Mathematics
7 27 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
8 26 (2.67%) CESG
9 17 (1.75%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.64%) GIS
11 15 (1.54%) Taxonomies
12 14 (1.44%) Online Banking
12 14 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
13 13 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (1.13%) SCADA
14 11 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (1.03%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 159 (16.34%) Windows
2 71 (7.30%) UNIX
2 71 (7.30%) Linux
3 9 (0.92%) Solaris
4 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.51%) zOS
6 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.31%) VMS
8 2 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.10%) AIX
9 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (70.61%) Information Security
2 256 (26.31%) Risk Management
3 223 (22.92%) ITIL
4 201 (20.66%) Cyber Security
5 170 (17.47%) Security Management
6 139 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 109 (11.20%) Penetration Testing
8 95 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 93 (9.56%) Data Protection
10 89 (9.15%) Risk Assessment
10 89 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 88 (9.04%) Information Security Management
12 85 (8.74%) Project Management
13 79 (8.12%) Business Continuity
14 75 (7.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 65 (6.68%) SIEM
16 64 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 62 (6.37%) ISMS
18 59 (6.06%) Security Testing
19 57 (5.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.58%) SQL
2 32 (3.29%) Perl
3 24 (2.47%) Java
4 20 (2.06%) C
5 14 (1.44%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.23%) Python
7 11 (1.13%) Shell Script
8 9 (0.92%) C#
8 9 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.51%) PHP
10 4 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.10%) R
11 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 515 (52.93%) CISM
2 286 (29.39%) CISA
3 173 (17.78%) Degree
4 113 (11.61%) CRISC
5 106 (10.89%) CEH
6 101 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
7 94 (9.66%) Security Cleared
8 58 (5.96%) CCNA
9 48 (4.93%) CCNP
10 46 (4.73%) GIAC
11 41 (4.21%) SC Cleared
12 31 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (2.67%) CISMP
14 25 (2.57%) SSCP
15 21 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (2.16%) MCSE
15 21 (2.16%) PCI QSA
15 21 (2.16%) GCIH
16 20 (2.06%) Security+ Certification
17 18 (1.85%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 198 (20.35%) PCI DSS
3 150 (15.42%) COBIT
4 79 (8.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 11 (1.13%) QA
7 9 (0.92%) BS7799
7 9 (0.92%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.72%) EMIR
8 7 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.72%) Basel II
8 7 (0.72%) COSO
8 7 (0.72%) MiFID
9 6 (0.62%) BS25999
10 5 (0.51%) PAS 55
11 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.31%) SLA
11 3 (0.31%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 65 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.06%) Snort
3 9 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.51%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (0.31%) OpenSSH
6 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) pfSense
7 1 (0.10%) vCloud
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.54%) Nessus
2 14 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (0.62%) OpenView
3 6 (0.62%) Cisco LMS
4 5 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.31%) Nmap
7 2 (0.21%) SCCM
7 2 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.10%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.10%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.10%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 96 (9.87%) Cisco
2 67 (6.89%) CheckPoint
3 48 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 47 (4.83%) Juniper
5 38 (3.91%) Oracle
6 36 (3.70%) McAfee
7 33 (3.39%) Symantec
8 32 (3.29%) VMware
9 27 (2.77%) Cyber-Ark
10 21 (2.16%) Splunk
11 20 (2.06%) F5
11 20 (2.06%) Websense
12 18 (1.85%) Fortinet
12 18 (1.85%) Blue Coat
13 16 (1.64%) ArcSight
14 14 (1.44%) IronPort
15 13 (1.34%) WorldPay
16 12 (1.23%) CA
16 12 (1.23%) HP
17 10 (1.03%) Qualys
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+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
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Flexib
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 35% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago