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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 60 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 4 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.80% 1.78% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 5.29% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £53,500 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.88% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £49,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.36%
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
177 208 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 35.33% 33.66% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 153 163 183
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 October 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Slough

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Nessus
3 6 (40.00%) CEH
3 6 (40.00%) Nmap
3 6 (40.00%) CISA
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (26.67%) HIPAA
5 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (26.67%) Metasploit
5 4 (26.67%) Imperva
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
5 4 (26.67%) SIEM
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) OSCP
5 4 (26.67%) OSCE
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Metasploit
2 3 (20.00%) AppScan
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Head of IT
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows NT
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) OWASP
5 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CEH
2 6 (40.00%) CISA
3 4 (26.67%) OSCP
3 4 (26.67%) OSCE
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
4 3 (20.00%) GIAC
4 3 (20.00%) CSSLP
5 2 (13.33%) PCI QSA
5 2 (13.33%) CRISC
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
6 1 (6.67%) PMP
6 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (26.67%) HIPAA
3 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (20.00%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Nmap
2 4 (26.67%) Snort
3 2 (13.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Imperva
1 4 (26.67%) Sophos
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Novell
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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