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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 58 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 11 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.69% 1.17% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.63% 3.02% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 5
Average salary £58,000 £57,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.43% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £80,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
166 199 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.58% 38.64% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 134 178 152
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Slough

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
1 24 (68.57%) Information Security
2 23 (65.71%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (54.29%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 12 (34.29%) OSCP
5 12 (34.29%) OSCE
6 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
6 11 (31.43%) Internet
7 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 9 (25.71%) SIEM
8 9 (25.71%) Banking
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) Firewall
9 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (20.00%) Network Security
10 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 7 (20.00%) Cyber Security
10 7 (20.00%) McAfee
10 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.00%) ITIL
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.00%) Perl
10 7 (20.00%) PHP
10 7 (20.00%) Python
10 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Internet
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 4 (11.43%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Military
6 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Tester
2 12 (34.29%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (31.43%) Security Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) IT Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Online Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Information Security
2 23 (65.71%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 9 (25.71%) SIEM
5 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) OWASP
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Data Security
9 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
10 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (5.71%) Security Management
10 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) Ruby
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
2 7 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) OSCP
1 12 (34.29%) OSCE
2 6 (17.14%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) GCIH
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) VTSP
4 3 (8.57%) CEH
4 3 (8.57%) GIAC
4 3 (8.57%) GCIA
5 2 (5.71%) CISA
5 2 (5.71%) CCIE
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (17.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.71%) SLA
4 2 (5.71%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.00%) McAfee
2 5 (14.29%) LogLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Trustwave
3 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) ArcSight