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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 102 129 92
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -37
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 45 8 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 0.35% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 0.90% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 35
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £67,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
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
840 884 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 38.20% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 533 620 581
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £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 22 May 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (43.90%) Firewall
2 29 (35.37%) Telecoms
2 29 (35.37%) Information Security
3 27 (32.93%) CEH
4 25 (30.49%) Linux
5 23 (28.05%) UNIX
5 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
5 23 (28.05%) CISA
6 22 (26.83%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (24.39%) Finance
8 19 (23.17%) CCNP
8 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (23.17%) Network Security
9 17 (20.73%) Degree
10 16 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (18.29%) Cisco
11 15 (18.29%) French Language
12 14 (17.07%) Windows
12 14 (17.07%) CISM
13 13 (15.85%) Project Management
13 13 (15.85%) LAN
13 13 (15.85%) WAN
13 13 (15.85%) German Language
13 13 (15.85%) PCI DSS
13 13 (15.85%) Security Architecture
14 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
14 11 (13.41%) Internet
15 10 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
15 10 (12.20%) GIAC

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (10.98%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Project
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.90%) Firewall
2 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (23.17%) Network Security
4 13 (15.85%) LAN
4 13 (15.85%) WAN
5 11 (13.41%) Internet
6 10 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (10.98%) Broadband
8 8 (9.76%) DNS
9 7 (8.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (8.54%) BIG-IP
9 7 (8.54%) 3G
9 7 (8.54%) VPN
10 6 (7.32%) DHCP
10 6 (7.32%) DMZ
10 6 (7.32%) Wireless
10 6 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.32%) Wireless Security
11 2 (2.44%) DWDM
11 2 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
General
1 29 (35.37%) Telecoms
2 20 (24.39%) Finance
3 15 (18.29%) French Language
4 13 (15.85%) German Language
5 8 (9.76%) Legal
6 7 (8.54%) Banking
7 5 (6.10%) Marketing
8 4 (4.88%) Retail
9 3 (3.66%) Law
10 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (2.44%) Publishing
11 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Consultant
1 20 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Technical Support Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Technical Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Technical Support
3 16 (19.51%) Security Consultant
4 14 (17.07%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Security Manager
6 7 (8.54%) Network Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Network Security Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Principal Security Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Information Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Principal Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.54%) Smartphone
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) CESG
4 5 (6.10%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.66%) PKI
7 1 (1.22%) SCADA
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) UNIX
3 14 (17.07%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Information Security
2 22 (26.83%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (15.85%) Project Management
3 13 (15.85%) Security Architecture
4 9 (10.98%) Cyber Security
4 9 (10.98%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.76%) ITIL
5 8 (9.76%) Resource Management
6 7 (8.54%) SIEM
6 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.32%) Information Security Management
7 6 (7.32%) Security Management
7 6 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (7.32%) Coaching
7 6 (7.32%) Database Security
7 6 (7.32%) Business Development
7 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Perl
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) CEH
2 23 (28.05%) CISA
3 19 (23.17%) CCNP
3 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (20.73%) Degree
5 14 (17.07%) CISM
6 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
7 10 (12.20%) GIAC
7 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
8 7 (8.54%) CCSA
8 7 (8.54%) CCSE
9 6 (7.32%) SSCP
10 5 (6.10%) PCI QSA
10 5 (6.10%) CRISC
11 4 (4.88%) CISMP
11 4 (4.88%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (4.88%) Linux+ Certification
11 4 (4.88%) CCNA
11 4 (4.88%) CCSP
11 4 (4.88%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.66%) BS25999
3 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.32%) Nmap
3 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Cisco
2 9 (10.98%) F5
3 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.54%) Splunk
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle
5 6 (7.32%) IBM
6 5 (6.10%) ArcSight
6 5 (6.10%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.88%) McAfee
7 4 (4.88%) Intel
7 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.66%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (3.66%) Juniper
9 2 (2.44%) VMware
9 2 (2.44%) HP
10 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.22%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.22%) Symantec
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