The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 94 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 42 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 1.31% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 3.13% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 26
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
CISSP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
775 992 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.97% 41.80% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 529 632 688
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 Reading

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CISSP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Reading

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 35 (38.46%) CEH
2 34 (37.36%) Firewall
3 33 (36.26%) Vulnerability Management
4 32 (35.16%) Linux
4 32 (35.16%) UNIX
5 27 (29.67%) TCP/IP
6 26 (28.57%) Information Security
6 26 (28.57%) German Language
7 25 (27.47%) Telecoms
8 18 (19.78%) Degree
9 17 (18.68%) Network Security
9 17 (18.68%) CCNP
9 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (17.58%) Cisco
10 16 (17.58%) Finance
10 16 (17.58%) CISA
10 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (15.38%) CISM
11 14 (15.38%) LAN
11 14 (15.38%) WAN
12 13 (14.29%) Windows
12 13 (14.29%) French Language
12 13 (14.29%) Security Architecture
13 12 (13.19%) F5
13 12 (13.19%) IIS
14 11 (12.09%) CheckPoint
14 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
15 10 (10.99%) Resource Management
15 10 (10.99%) FortiGate

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (13.19%) IIS
2 9 (9.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (37.36%) Firewall
2 27 (29.67%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.68%) Network Security
4 14 (15.38%) LAN
4 14 (15.38%) WAN
5 10 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (10.99%) BIG-IP
6 9 (9.89%) Internet
6 9 (9.89%) Broadband
7 8 (8.79%) DNS
8 7 (7.69%) 3G
8 7 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.49%) Wireshark
9 5 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (4.40%) HTTPS
10 4 (4.40%) VPN
11 3 (3.30%) SMTP
11 3 (3.30%) DHCP
11 3 (3.30%) HTTP
11 3 (3.30%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
General
1 26 (28.57%) German Language
2 25 (27.47%) Telecoms
3 16 (17.58%) Finance
4 13 (14.29%) French Language
5 7 (7.69%) Marketing
5 7 (7.69%) Legal
6 4 (4.40%) Law
6 4 (4.40%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Support Engineer
2 25 (27.47%) Technical Support
2 25 (27.47%) Technical Support Engineer
2 25 (27.47%) Technical Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) Consultant
4 16 (17.58%) Security Consultant
5 13 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Network Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Security Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Principal Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Principal Security Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Security Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Cyber Security Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) CESG
5 4 (4.40%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Linux
1 32 (35.16%) UNIX
2 13 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Vulnerability Management
2 26 (28.57%) Information Security
3 13 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.99%) Resource Management
6 9 (9.89%) Project Management
7 8 (8.79%) ITIL
7 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 7 (7.69%) Product Marketing
9 6 (6.59%) Business Development
9 6 (6.59%) Security Management
9 6 (6.59%) Coaching
10 5 (5.49%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.49%) Analytics
10 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.49%) Information Security Management
10 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.40%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) CEH
2 18 (19.78%) Degree
3 17 (18.68%) CCNP
3 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (17.58%) CISA
5 14 (15.38%) CISM
6 10 (10.99%) CCSA
6 10 (10.99%) CCSE
7 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.49%) CITP
9 5 (5.49%) PCI QSA
9 5 (5.49%) GIAC
10 4 (4.40%) SSCP
10 4 (4.40%) MBCS
10 4 (4.40%) CISMP
11 2 (2.20%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.20%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.20%) CCVP
11 2 (2.20%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.30%) BS25999
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.10%) COBIT
4 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) FortiGate
2 9 (9.89%) Nmap
3 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.10%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Cisco
2 12 (13.19%) F5
3 11 (12.09%) CheckPoint
4 9 (9.89%) Oracle
5 7 (7.69%) Splunk
6 5 (5.49%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.40%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.40%) IBM
7 4 (4.40%) McAfee
8 3 (3.30%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (3.30%) Juniper
8 3 (3.30%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.20%) HP
9 2 (2.20%) Intel
10 1 (1.10%) Symantec
10 1 (1.10%) Dell
10 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.10%) Trustwave
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