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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 115 85 101
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 28 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.12% 2.08% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.77% 5.61% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 25
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £110,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
1011 856 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.26% 37.17% 35.60%
Number of salaries quoted 626 626 606
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) Network Security
4 20 (47.62%) F5
4 20 (47.62%) CCSA
4 20 (47.62%) CheckPoint
5 19 (45.24%) Internet
6 18 (42.86%) CCSE
6 18 (42.86%) Blue Coat
7 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (28.57%) Windows
8 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 11 (26.19%) Degree
9 11 (26.19%) Juniper
9 11 (26.19%) CCNP
9 11 (26.19%) Cisco
10 10 (23.81%) Coaching
11 9 (21.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 9 (21.43%) FortiGate
11 9 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (21.43%) UNIX
11 9 (21.43%) Broadband
11 9 (21.43%) C
11 9 (21.43%) Information Security
11 9 (21.43%) ProxySG
11 9 (21.43%) BIG-IP
11 9 (21.43%) JNCIA
11 9 (21.43%) Smartphone
12 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.76%) MS Project
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) Network Security
4 19 (45.24%) Internet
5 9 (21.43%) Broadband
5 9 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (21.43%) BIG-IP
6 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (4.76%) OSPF
8 2 (4.76%) BGP
8 2 (4.76%) VPN
8 2 (4.76%) RIP
8 2 (4.76%) IPsec
9 1 (2.38%) 3GPP
9 1 (2.38%) LTE
9 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.38%) DNS
9 1 (2.38%) IPv6
9 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) German Language
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) IP Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Security Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Security Researcher
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.14%) Blog
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) SecurID
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Economics
4 1 (2.38%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Coaching
2 9 (21.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 9 (21.43%) Information Security
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Business Development
4 4 (9.52%) SIEM
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) eTOM
6 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.38%) SWOT Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C
2 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) CCSA
2 18 (42.86%) CCSE
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (26.19%) CCNP
4 11 (26.19%) Degree
5 9 (21.43%) JNCIA
6 4 (9.52%) CCDP
6 4 (9.52%) CISA
6 4 (9.52%) CISM
7 3 (7.14%) CCIE
8 2 (4.76%) CCSP
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (4.76%) JNCIE
8 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) MCSE
9 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) CheckPoint
1 20 (47.62%) F5
2 18 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 11 (26.19%) Juniper
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.76%) Tufin
5 2 (4.76%) AlgoSec
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago