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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 105 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 35 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.42% 2.02% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.41% 5.16% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 31
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -5.45%
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
1026 910 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.67% 39.02% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 649 691 649
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 24 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 22 (50.00%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) Internet
3 21 (47.73%) Network Security
4 20 (45.45%) F5
4 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 18 (40.91%) CCSA
5 18 (40.91%) CCSE
5 18 (40.91%) Blue Coat
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (27.27%) Degree
8 11 (25.00%) Juniper
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco
8 11 (25.00%) UNIX
8 11 (25.00%) C
8 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 10 (22.73%) CCNP
10 9 (20.45%) Broadband
10 9 (20.45%) Information Security
10 9 (20.45%) ProxySG
10 9 (20.45%) BIG-IP
10 9 (20.45%) JNCIA
10 9 (20.45%) Smartphone
10 9 (20.45%) FortiGate
10 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (20.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (15.91%) CISA
12 7 (15.91%) HTML

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 22 (50.00%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) Network Security
3 21 (47.73%) Internet
4 9 (20.45%) Broadband
4 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (20.45%) BIG-IP
5 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.55%) IPsec
6 2 (4.55%) RIP
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) OSPF
6 2 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) German Language
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) IP Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Security Researcher
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) JSP
2 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Smartphone
2 5 (11.36%) Blog
3 4 (9.09%) PKI
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) SCADA
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Information Security
1 9 (20.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Project Management
3 4 (9.09%) Business Development
3 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 4 (9.09%) SIEM
3 4 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) UML
5 2 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.55%) eTOM
5 2 (4.55%) MODAF
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance
5 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) CCSA
1 18 (40.91%) CCSE
2 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (22.73%) CCNP
4 9 (20.45%) JNCIA
5 7 (15.91%) CISA
6 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) CISM
7 3 (6.82%) CCDP
8 2 (4.55%) CCIE
8 2 (4.55%) CCSP
8 2 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (4.55%) CITP
8 2 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) CRISC
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) COBIT
3 2 (4.55%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
1 20 (45.45%) F5
2 18 (40.91%) Blue Coat
3 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 11 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.55%) Tufin
4 2 (4.55%) AlgoSec
5 1 (2.27%) Websense
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Sun
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
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