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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 228 256 205
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -51
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 238 170 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.82% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 2.61% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 191 149 233
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +2.10%
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6949 6521 7173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.51% 31.51% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5407 5019 5914
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CISSP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CISSP Salary Trend in the South East

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

CISSP Salary Histogram in the South East

CISSP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +33 115 £57,500 +21.05% 11
Surrey +19 49 £56,750 -3.40% 7
Hampshire -19 19 £53,125 +8.97% 1
West Sussex +10 18 £42,500 -45.16%
Buckinghamshire +15 15 £60,000 +41.17%
Kent +3 12 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Middlesex +12 10 £54,500 -22.14% 1
East Sussex -16 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £45,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 244 (48.03%) Information Security
2 185 (36.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 179 (35.24%) CISM
4 168 (33.07%) Firewall
5 130 (25.59%) CISA
5 130 (25.59%) Risk Management
6 128 (25.20%) Management Information System
7 107 (21.06%) Linux
8 97 (19.09%) PCI DSS
9 95 (18.70%) TCP/IP
10 94 (18.50%) Windows
11 93 (18.31%) Security Cleared
12 91 (17.91%) SIEM
12 91 (17.91%) Finance
13 83 (16.34%) Network Security
14 78 (15.35%) SC Cleared
15 75 (14.76%) Security Architecture
16 74 (14.57%) ITIL
17 73 (14.37%) Degree
18 72 (14.17%) Cisco
19 68 (13.39%) CEH
19 68 (13.39%) Penetration Testing
20 66 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
21 60 (11.81%) Security Management
22 59 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
23 58 (11.42%) Cyber Security
24 57 (11.22%) Telecoms
25 56 (11.02%) WAN
26 55 (10.83%) LAN
26 55 (10.83%) Microsoft

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (2.56%) IIS
2 8 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.38%) Apache
4 6 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.79%) Jetty
5 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Lync
7 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.77%) MS Office
3 7 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.79%) SaaS
2 3 (0.59%) PaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (33.07%) Firewall
2 95 (18.70%) TCP/IP
3 83 (16.34%) Network Security
4 56 (11.02%) WAN
5 55 (10.83%) LAN
6 39 (7.68%) VPN
7 38 (7.48%) DNS
8 33 (6.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 28 (5.51%) Wireless
10 23 (4.53%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.33%) DHCP
12 18 (3.54%) Internet
13 16 (3.15%) DMZ
14 15 (2.95%) Wireless Security
15 14 (2.76%) BGP
16 11 (2.17%) MPLS
16 11 (2.17%) HTTP
17 9 (1.77%) OSPF
18 8 (1.57%) Wireshark
19 7 (1.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.97%) Big Data
4 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 91 (17.91%) Finance
2 57 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 37 (7.28%) Banking
4 36 (7.09%) Legal
5 23 (4.53%) Retail
6 13 (2.56%) Marketing
7 10 (1.97%) Games
7 10 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.97%) Advertising
8 9 (1.77%) French Language
8 9 (1.77%) German Language
9 4 (0.79%) Military
10 3 (0.59%) Law
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
10 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 123 (24.21%) Consultant
2 97 (19.09%) Security Consultant
3 85 (16.73%) Architect
4 68 (13.39%) Security Architect
5 66 (12.99%) Analyst
6 64 (12.60%) Security Analyst
7 49 (9.65%) Security Engineer
7 49 (9.65%) Security Manager
8 34 (6.69%) Support Engineer
9 31 (6.10%) Information Analyst
9 31 (6.10%) Technical Engineer
10 30 (5.91%) Information Security Analyst
11 29 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
11 29 (5.71%) Technical Support
12 26 (5.12%) Information Manager
13 24 (4.72%) Information Security Manager
13 24 (4.72%) Security Specialist
14 22 (4.33%) Network Engineer
15 19 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
16 15 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.74%) Regular Expression
2 10 (1.97%) Web Services
3 8 (1.57%) LAMP
4 3 (0.59%) ODBC
5 2 (0.39%) SAML
5 2 (0.39%) Lucene
5 2 (0.39%) OAuth
5 2 (0.39%) REST
5 2 (0.39%) JSP
5 2 (0.39%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) .NET
6 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 128 (25.20%) Management Information System
2 49 (9.65%) CESG
3 42 (8.27%) Computer Science
4 39 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (7.68%) RMADS
5 36 (7.09%) CESG CLAS
6 29 (5.71%) PKI
7 8 (1.57%) CMDB
8 6 (1.18%) Economics
8 6 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.79%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.59%) EFT
11 3 (0.59%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.39%) GIS
12 2 (0.39%) Open Source
12 2 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 107 (21.06%) Linux
2 94 (18.50%) Windows
3 54 (10.63%) UNIX
4 12 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (48.03%) Information Security
2 130 (25.59%) Risk Management
3 91 (17.91%) SIEM
4 75 (14.76%) Security Architecture
5 74 (14.57%) ITIL
6 68 (13.39%) Penetration Testing
7 60 (11.81%) Security Management
8 59 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 58 (11.42%) Cyber Security
10 45 (8.86%) TOGAF
11 41 (8.07%) ISMS
11 41 (8.07%) Information Assurance
12 39 (7.68%) Kalman Filter
13 36 (7.09%) Information Security Management
14 33 (6.50%) PRINCE2
15 30 (5.91%) SABSA
16 29 (5.71%) Database Security
16 29 (5.71%) Project Management
17 26 (5.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (5.12%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.50%) SQL
2 14 (2.76%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.97%) C
4 6 (1.18%) Java
4 6 (1.18%) Perl
5 5 (0.98%) Python
5 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.39%) Ruby
6 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.39%) R
6 2 (0.39%) PHP
6 2 (0.39%) C++
6 2 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) VBScript
7 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 179 (35.24%) CISM
2 130 (25.59%) CISA
3 93 (18.31%) Security Cleared
4 78 (15.35%) SC Cleared
5 73 (14.37%) Degree
6 68 (13.39%) CEH
7 66 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (9.06%) CCNP
9 45 (8.86%) CRISC
10 36 (7.09%) PCI QSA
11 33 (6.50%) GIAC
12 29 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (5.31%) SSCP
14 26 (5.12%) MCSE
15 23 (4.53%) CCNA
15 23 (4.53%) CCSA
16 19 (3.74%) CCIE
17 17 (3.35%) DV Cleared
18 16 (3.15%) CCSP
18 16 (3.15%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (36.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (19.09%) PCI DSS
3 48 (9.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 37 (7.28%) COBIT
5 13 (2.56%) COSO
6 9 (1.77%) GPG13
6 9 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 9 (1.77%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.79%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.79%) BS25999
7 4 (0.79%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.39%) QA
9 2 (0.39%) SLA
10 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 55 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.98%) Snort
3 5 (0.98%) Nmap
4 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.38%) Nessus
2 6 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.79%) SCCM
3 4 (0.79%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.39%) WMI
5 2 (0.39%) Nagios
5 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.20%) Foglight
6 1 (0.20%) OPNET
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) OpenView
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (14.17%) Cisco
2 55 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.87%) CheckPoint
4 28 (5.51%) Juniper
5 22 (4.33%) VMware
6 15 (2.95%) Splunk
7 14 (2.76%) McAfee
7 14 (2.76%) Oracle
8 13 (2.56%) Citrix
9 11 (2.17%) SAP
9 11 (2.17%) Sourcefire
9 11 (2.17%) Qualys
9 11 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 9 (1.77%) IBM
11 8 (1.57%) Blue Coat
11 8 (1.57%) ArcSight
12 7 (1.38%) Tripwire
12 7 (1.38%) Fortinet
12 7 (1.38%) HP
13 6 (1.18%) Websense
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £42,500 per annum £42,500 + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus & more
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago