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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 96 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 43 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.95% 1.33% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.47% 3.21% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £27,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £49,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
786 1028 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.60% 41.38% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 557 649 648
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (39.33%) CEH
2 33 (37.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 31 (34.83%) UNIX
4 29 (32.58%) Linux
5 28 (31.46%) Firewall
6 26 (29.21%) German Language
7 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
8 24 (26.97%) Information Security
9 20 (22.47%) CISM
9 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
10 18 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (17.98%) Degree
12 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (15.73%) CCNP
13 14 (15.73%) Cisco
13 14 (15.73%) CISA
13 14 (15.73%) Network Security
14 13 (14.61%) French Language
14 13 (14.61%) F5
14 13 (14.61%) LAN
14 13 (14.61%) WAN
14 13 (14.61%) Windows
15 12 (13.48%) IIS
15 12 (13.48%) CheckPoint
16 11 (12.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 11 (12.36%) Security Architecture
17 10 (11.24%) FortiGate
17 10 (11.24%) CCSE
17 10 (11.24%) BIG-IP
17 10 (11.24%) CCSA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.48%) IIS
2 9 (10.11%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Office
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.46%) Firewall
2 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.73%) Network Security
4 13 (14.61%) LAN
4 13 (14.61%) WAN
5 11 (12.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (11.24%) BIG-IP
7 9 (10.11%) Broadband
7 9 (10.11%) Internet
8 7 (7.87%) 3G
9 6 (6.74%) DNS
10 5 (5.62%) Wireshark
10 5 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.49%) HTTPS
12 3 (3.37%) SMTP
12 3 (3.37%) HTTP
12 3 (3.37%) RIP
12 3 (3.37%) SNMP
12 3 (3.37%) FWSM
12 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
General
1 26 (29.21%) German Language
2 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.61%) French Language
4 8 (8.99%) Marketing
5 7 (7.87%) Finance
6 4 (4.49%) Law
7 3 (3.37%) Banking
8 2 (2.25%) Legal
8 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.12%) Retail
9 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Support Engineer
2 25 (28.09%) Consultant
2 25 (28.09%) Technical Support
2 25 (28.09%) Technical Support Engineer
2 25 (28.09%) Technical Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Security Consultant
4 12 (13.48%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Network Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Security Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Information Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Principal Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Principal Security Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Architect
10 2 (2.25%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.25%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.25%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.87%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) CESG
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) UNIX
2 29 (32.58%) Linux
3 13 (14.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Vulnerability Management
2 24 (26.97%) Information Security
3 11 (12.36%) Security Architecture
4 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.99%) Project Planning
6 7 (7.87%) Resource Management
6 7 (7.87%) Product Marketing
7 6 (6.74%) Business Development
7 6 (6.74%) SIEM
8 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.49%) ITIL
9 3 (3.37%) Project Management
9 3 (3.37%) Service Management
9 3 (3.37%) Security Management
9 3 (3.37%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.37%) Coaching
9 3 (3.37%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.12%) C
2 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) CEH
2 20 (22.47%) CISM
3 16 (17.98%) Degree
4 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (15.73%) CCNP
5 14 (15.73%) CISA
6 10 (11.24%) CCSA
6 10 (11.24%) CCSE
7 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.87%) GIAC
8 5 (5.62%) GCIH
8 5 (5.62%) PCI QSA
8 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.37%) CCIE
10 2 (2.25%) SSCP
10 2 (2.25%) GCFA
10 2 (2.25%) CCVP
10 2 (2.25%) GCIA
10 2 (2.25%) GPEN
10 2 (2.25%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.99%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.37%) BS25999
4 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.12%) COBIT
5 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.25%) Snort
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) FortiGate
2 9 (10.11%) Nmap
3 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Cisco
2 13 (14.61%) F5
3 12 (13.48%) CheckPoint
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle
5 7 (7.87%) Splunk
5 7 (7.87%) ArcSight
6 4 (4.49%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.49%) Sourcefire
6 4 (4.49%) McAfee
6 4 (4.49%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (3.37%) Websense
7 3 (3.37%) Juniper
8 2 (2.25%) Symantec
8 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.25%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) Dell
9 1 (1.12%) SAP
9 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
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