The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 36 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.73% 1.63% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.25% 5.94% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £60,000 £63,750 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -20.31%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
CISSP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 101 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.24% 27.52% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 106
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Middlesex

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Middlesex

CISSP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Legal
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CRISC
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISMS
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) COSO
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Security Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (66.67%) Information Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) CRISC
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) COSO
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001