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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 108 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 40 50 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.53% 1.94% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 5.35% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 43
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £41,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £110,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
1112 935 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.41% 36.34% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 577 638 591
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 27 November 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 32 (43.84%) Firewall
2 26 (35.62%) Network Security
3 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
4 22 (30.14%) Information Security
5 21 (28.77%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (27.40%) CCSA
6 20 (27.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (26.03%) CheckPoint
7 19 (26.03%) CCNP
8 18 (24.66%) Internet
8 18 (24.66%) CISM
8 18 (24.66%) F5
9 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
10 16 (21.92%) CCSE
10 16 (21.92%) Blue Coat
10 16 (21.92%) Degree
11 15 (20.55%) PCI DSS
11 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.55%) CISA
12 14 (19.18%) Windows
13 13 (17.81%) ITIL
13 13 (17.81%) UNIX
13 13 (17.81%) Cisco
14 12 (16.44%) CCDP
15 11 (15.07%) CCIE
15 11 (15.07%) Retail
15 11 (15.07%) SIEM
15 11 (15.07%) CRISC
15 11 (15.07%) FortiGate
15 11 (15.07%) Coaching

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (4.11%) MS Project
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) Firewall
2 26 (35.62%) Network Security
3 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
4 18 (24.66%) Internet
5 9 (12.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (10.96%) BIG-IP
6 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (10.96%) MPLS
6 8 (10.96%) Broadband
7 6 (8.22%) 3GPP
7 6 (8.22%) VPN
7 6 (8.22%) IPv6
7 6 (8.22%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (8.22%) LTE
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.74%) DNS
9 2 (2.74%) OSPF
9 2 (2.74%) BGP
9 2 (2.74%) RIP
9 2 (2.74%) IPsec
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.07%) Retail
3 10 (13.70%) Finance
4 8 (10.96%) Banking
5 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
5 7 (9.59%) Games
6 6 (8.22%) French Language
6 6 (8.22%) German Language
7 5 (6.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Consultant
2 20 (27.40%) Security Consultant
3 13 (17.81%) Security Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
5 9 (12.33%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.96%) IP Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Network Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Principal Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Network Security Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Risk Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Principal Security Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.85%) Sales Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Security Researcher
9 4 (5.48%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Smartphone
2 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) CESG
3 6 (8.22%) Economics
4 3 (4.11%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.74%) SecurID
5 2 (2.74%) SCADA
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Blog
5 2 (2.74%) RMADS
5 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.37%) Kindle
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Linux
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Information Security
2 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.81%) ITIL
4 11 (15.07%) SIEM
4 11 (15.07%) Coaching
5 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
6 8 (10.96%) Resource Management
6 8 (10.96%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.96%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 6 (8.22%) Cyber Security
7 6 (8.22%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (8.22%) Business Development
7 6 (8.22%) Network Architecture
7 6 (8.22%) Network Design
8 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (5.48%) Security Management
9 4 (5.48%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) C
2 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) VBScript
3 2 (2.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (27.40%) CCSA
3 19 (26.03%) CCNP
4 18 (24.66%) CISM
5 16 (21.92%) CCSE
5 16 (21.92%) Degree
6 15 (20.55%) CISA
7 12 (16.44%) CCDP
8 11 (15.07%) CCIE
8 11 (15.07%) CRISC
9 10 (13.70%) PCI QSA
10 8 (10.96%) JNCIA
11 6 (8.22%) JNCIE
11 6 (8.22%) CEH
12 5 (6.85%) GIAC
13 4 (5.48%) MCSE
13 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (2.74%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (2.74%) CCSP
15 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (20.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.85%) COBIT
5 2 (2.74%) COSO
5 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) CheckPoint
2 18 (24.66%) F5
3 16 (21.92%) Blue Coat
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco
5 10 (13.70%) Juniper
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.85%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.11%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.74%) Tufin
8 2 (2.74%) AlgoSec
9 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.37%) McAfee
9 1 (1.37%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.37%) Sun
9 1 (1.37%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 6 days ago