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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 104 124 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -52
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 33 17 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.42% 0.76% 3.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.34% 2.00% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 57
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,100 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
989 849 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.65% 37.97% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 601 609 509
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 February 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 36 (49.32%) Information Security
2 30 (41.10%) Firewall
3 25 (34.25%) CISA
3 25 (34.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (31.51%) CISM
5 21 (28.77%) Telecoms
6 20 (27.40%) Finance
7 18 (24.66%) CCNP
7 18 (24.66%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (23.29%) Network Security
8 17 (23.29%) PCI DSS
9 16 (21.92%) ITIL
9 16 (21.92%) Linux
10 15 (20.55%) Management Information System
11 14 (19.18%) SIEM
11 14 (19.18%) CRISC
11 14 (19.18%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
12 13 (17.81%) Degree
12 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.81%) Banking
12 13 (17.81%) CEH
13 12 (16.44%) Retail
13 12 (16.44%) PCI QSA
14 11 (15.07%) Cyber Security
14 11 (15.07%) Project Management
14 11 (15.07%) UNIX
15 10 (13.70%) CESG
15 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
16 9 (12.33%) Security Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.10%) Firewall
2 17 (23.29%) Network Security
3 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.33%) VPN
4 9 (12.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.59%) DNS
6 6 (8.22%) IPv6
6 6 (8.22%) 3GPP
6 6 (8.22%) MPLS
6 6 (8.22%) LTE
6 6 (8.22%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (6.85%) Wireless Security
7 5 (6.85%) Wireless
7 5 (6.85%) LAN
7 5 (6.85%) WAN
7 5 (6.85%) DHCP
7 5 (6.85%) DMZ
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) WAAS
General
1 21 (28.77%) Telecoms
2 20 (27.40%) Finance
3 13 (17.81%) Banking
4 12 (16.44%) Retail
5 8 (10.96%) Games
5 8 (10.96%) French Language
5 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
6 7 (9.59%) Legal
7 5 (6.85%) Marketing
8 2 (2.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Consultant
2 21 (28.77%) Security Consultant
3 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Architect
4 12 (16.44%) Security Architect
5 11 (15.07%) Network Architect
5 11 (15.07%) Network Security Architect
6 10 (13.70%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Technical Support
6 10 (13.70%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Security Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Security Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Principal Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Information Security Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Principal Security Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Risk Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Security Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.70%) CESG
3 6 (8.22%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (8.22%) Economics
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.74%) SCADA
6 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.74%) RMADS
6 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.74%) PKI
7 1 (1.37%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) UNIX
3 7 (9.59%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Information Security
2 16 (21.92%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) SIEM
3 14 (19.18%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.07%) Project Management
5 11 (15.07%) Cyber Security
6 9 (12.33%) Security Management
6 9 (12.33%) TOGAF
6 9 (12.33%) Resource Management
7 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (10.96%) Information Security Management
8 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.22%) Network Design
9 6 (8.22%) SWOT Analysis
9 6 (8.22%) Network Architecture
10 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (6.85%) Database Security
10 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Java
1 2 (2.74%) Perl
2 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) CISA
2 23 (31.51%) CISM
3 18 (24.66%) CCNP
3 18 (24.66%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (19.18%) CRISC
5 13 (17.81%) Degree
5 13 (17.81%) CEH
6 12 (16.44%) PCI QSA
7 9 (12.33%) GIAC
7 9 (12.33%) CCDP
7 9 (12.33%) CCIE
8 6 (8.22%) JNCIE
8 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.48%) SSCP
10 4 (5.48%) CISMP
10 4 (5.48%) CCSP
10 4 (5.48%) CCNA
10 4 (5.48%) MCSE
10 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (34.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (23.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (10.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (8.22%) COBIT
5 2 (2.74%) COSO
5 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.37%) QA
6 1 (1.37%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Cisco
1 7 (9.59%) Sourcefire
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Intel
3 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) McAfee
6 1 (1.37%) Clearswift
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago