The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 41 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 24 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.38% 1.97% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.48% 5.59% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 29
Average salary £53,500 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,272 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.46% +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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
155 179 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.28% 35.31% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 109 145 194
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CISSP
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Slough region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Slough

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Slough

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Information Security
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (43.33%) Security Architecture
5 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 10 (33.33%) OSCP
7 10 (33.33%) OSCE
7 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (30.00%) Network Security
9 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
9 8 (26.67%) Banking
9 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
9 8 (26.67%) Internet
10 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (23.33%) Retail
10 7 (23.33%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (23.33%) SIEM
10 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
10 7 (23.33%) Online Banking
11 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 6 (20.00%) Firewall
11 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 5 (16.67%) CISM

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Network Security
2 8 (26.67%) Internet
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 8 (26.67%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (10.00%) Military
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Tester
1 10 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Security Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (23.33%) Online Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.33%) GIS
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) CESG
6 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Information Security
2 14 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Security Architecture
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
6 7 (23.33%) SIEM
7 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.33%) OWASP
8 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 3 (10.00%) Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (6.67%) Security Management
10 2 (6.67%) Project Management
10 2 (6.67%) Network Security Management
10 2 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
10 2 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) OSCP
1 10 (33.33%) OSCE
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CISM
4 4 (13.33%) GCIH
5 3 (10.00%) CEH
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) VTSP
5 3 (10.00%) GCIA
5 3 (10.00%) CISA
5 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CHFI
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.33%) MCP
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (6.67%) SLA
5 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.33%) COBIT
5 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (3.33%) Tripwire
3 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.33%) LogLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Trustwave
3 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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