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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 90 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 51 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.26% 0.78% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 1.88% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 18
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £41,825
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
819 1008 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.29% 41.16% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 560 687 694
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (40.00%) Firewall
2 34 (37.78%) CEH
3 32 (35.56%) Linux
4 31 (34.44%) UNIX
4 31 (34.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 28 (31.11%) Telecoms
5 28 (31.11%) Information Security
6 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
7 23 (25.56%) German Language
8 20 (22.22%) CISA
9 18 (20.00%) CCNP
9 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (20.00%) Network Security
10 17 (18.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (18.89%) Degree
10 17 (18.89%) Finance
11 16 (17.78%) Cisco
12 15 (16.67%) LAN
12 15 (16.67%) WAN
12 15 (16.67%) CISM
12 15 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 14 (15.56%) French Language
13 14 (15.56%) Windows
14 13 (14.44%) Project Management
15 12 (13.33%) IIS
16 11 (12.22%) PCI DSS
17 10 (11.11%) Resource Management
17 10 (11.11%) F5
17 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
17 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (13.33%) IIS
2 9 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.00%) Firewall
2 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
3 18 (20.00%) Network Security
4 15 (16.67%) LAN
4 15 (16.67%) WAN
5 10 (11.11%) Internet
6 9 (10.00%) Broadband
7 8 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (8.89%) BIG-IP
7 8 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (7.78%) DNS
8 7 (7.78%) 3G
9 5 (5.56%) VPN
10 4 (4.44%) DHCP
10 4 (4.44%) DMZ
10 4 (4.44%) Wireless
10 4 (4.44%) Wireless Security
11 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
General
1 28 (31.11%) Telecoms
2 23 (25.56%) German Language
3 17 (18.89%) Finance
4 14 (15.56%) French Language
5 8 (8.89%) Legal
6 7 (7.78%) Marketing
7 5 (5.56%) Banking
8 3 (3.33%) Law
9 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 23 (25.56%) Technical Support Engineer
2 23 (25.56%) Technical Support
2 23 (25.56%) Technical Engineer
3 20 (22.22%) Consultant
4 16 (17.78%) Security Consultant
5 12 (13.33%) Security Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Security Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Network Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Information Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Principal Security Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.78%) Smartphone
3 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) CESG
4 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.22%) PKI
7 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 31 (34.44%) UNIX
3 14 (15.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 28 (31.11%) Information Security
3 15 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 13 (14.44%) Project Management
5 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.78%) ITIL
7 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
7 7 (7.78%) Product Marketing
8 6 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.67%) Cyber Security
8 6 (6.67%) Coaching
9 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.56%) Analytics
9 5 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 5 (5.56%) Security Management
9 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) CEH
2 20 (22.22%) CISA
3 18 (20.00%) CCNP
3 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (18.89%) Degree
5 15 (16.67%) CISM
6 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (8.89%) CCSE
8 8 (8.89%) CCSA
9 6 (6.67%) SSCP
9 6 (6.67%) GIAC
10 4 (4.44%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (4.44%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (4.44%) CCNA
10 4 (4.44%) CCSP
10 4 (4.44%) MBCS
10 4 (4.44%) CITP
10 4 (4.44%) PCI QSA
10 4 (4.44%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.33%) BS25999
4 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Nmap
2 8 (8.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Cisco
2 10 (11.11%) F5
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.78%) Splunk
5 6 (6.67%) IBM
6 5 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 5 (5.56%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.44%) McAfee
7 4 (4.44%) Intel
8 3 (3.33%) Juniper
8 3 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.11%) Websense
10 1 (1.11%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.11%) Dell
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
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Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 6 days ago
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2Source Talent
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
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