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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 204 281 189
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -92
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 294 192 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 0.81% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 2.46% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 235 156 279
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
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
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +62 131 £57,500 +21.05% 32
Surrey +9 49 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Hampshire 0 39 £45,000 -21.73% 3
West Sussex +32 24 £42,500 +21.42%
Kent +24 24 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 18 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Middlesex - 7 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £39,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 269 (52.13%) Information Security
2 196 (37.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 194 (37.60%) CISM
4 188 (36.43%) Firewall
5 139 (26.94%) CISA
6 124 (24.03%) Windows
7 122 (23.64%) Linux
8 119 (23.06%) PCI DSS
9 116 (22.48%) TCP/IP
10 115 (22.29%) Management Information System
11 113 (21.90%) Risk Management
12 104 (20.16%) Security Cleared
13 102 (19.77%) Network Security
14 100 (19.38%) Finance
15 98 (18.99%) Security Architecture
16 97 (18.80%) SIEM
17 89 (17.25%) CEH
18 87 (16.86%) Cisco
19 85 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
20 83 (16.09%) ITIL
21 80 (15.50%) Cyber Security
22 77 (14.92%) SC Cleared
23 72 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
24 70 (13.57%) Security Management
25 69 (13.37%) Degree
26 67 (12.98%) Telecoms
27 65 (12.60%) Microsoft
28 63 (12.21%) Active Directory
29 61 (11.82%) Vulnerability Management
30 57 (11.05%) LAN

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (2.71%) IIS
2 8 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.78%) Lync
5 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.13%) MS Office
3 10 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.74%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) PaaS
2 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (36.43%) Firewall
2 116 (22.48%) TCP/IP
3 102 (19.77%) Network Security
4 57 (11.05%) LAN
4 57 (11.05%) WAN
5 55 (10.66%) DNS
6 39 (7.56%) VPN
7 36 (6.98%) DHCP
7 36 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 31 (6.01%) DMZ
9 27 (5.23%) Internet
9 27 (5.23%) Wireless
10 24 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.26%) HTTP
12 17 (3.29%) SMTP
12 17 (3.29%) Wireless Security
13 13 (2.52%) BGP
14 12 (2.33%) FTP
15 11 (2.13%) SSL
15 11 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.29%) Big Data
3 11 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 100 (19.38%) Finance
2 67 (12.98%) Telecoms
3 42 (8.14%) Banking
4 40 (7.75%) Retail
5 35 (6.78%) Legal
6 13 (2.52%) Marketing
7 11 (2.13%) French Language
8 10 (1.94%) Law
8 10 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.74%) Advertising
9 9 (1.74%) Games
10 8 (1.55%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.36%) German Language
12 5 (0.97%) Publishing
13 4 (0.78%) Automotive
13 4 (0.78%) Military
14 3 (0.58%) Billing
15 2 (0.39%) Back Office
16 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (26.16%) Consultant
2 99 (19.19%) Security Consultant
3 71 (13.76%) Security Engineer
4 69 (13.37%) Architect
5 62 (12.02%) Analyst
6 60 (11.63%) Security Analyst
7 59 (11.43%) Security Architect
8 57 (11.05%) Security Manager
9 36 (6.98%) Network Engineer
10 32 (6.20%) Security Specialist
11 31 (6.01%) Information Manager
12 30 (5.81%) Information Security Consultant
12 30 (5.81%) Information Security Manager
13 28 (5.43%) Information Security Analyst
13 28 (5.43%) Information Analyst
13 28 (5.43%) Support Engineer
14 27 (5.23%) Technical Engineer
15 25 (4.84%) Technical Support Engineer
15 25 (4.84%) Technical Support
16 23 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.46%) Regular Expression
2 10 (1.94%) Web Services
3 8 (1.55%) ODBC
4 6 (1.16%) LAMP
5 5 (0.97%) Middleware
6 3 (0.58%) JSP
7 2 (0.39%) SOAP
7 2 (0.39%) SAML
7 2 (0.39%) Lucene
7 2 (0.39%) OAuth
7 2 (0.39%) .NET
7 2 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 115 (22.29%) Management Information System
2 49 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.95%) CESG
4 36 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 33 (6.40%) PKI
6 27 (5.23%) RMADS
7 22 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.55%) CMDB
10 7 (1.36%) Online Banking
10 7 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.16%) Open Source
11 6 (1.16%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.97%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.39%) SCADA
14 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.39%) GIS
14 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 124 (24.03%) Windows
2 122 (23.64%) Linux
3 55 (10.66%) UNIX
4 13 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.39%) CentOS
9 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (52.13%) Information Security
2 113 (21.90%) Risk Management
3 98 (18.99%) Security Architecture
4 97 (18.80%) SIEM
5 83 (16.09%) ITIL
6 80 (15.50%) Cyber Security
7 72 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
8 70 (13.57%) Security Management
9 61 (11.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 45 (8.72%) Kalman Filter
11 39 (7.56%) ISMS
11 39 (7.56%) Information Assurance
12 36 (6.98%) TOGAF
13 34 (6.59%) Information Security Management
13 34 (6.59%) Project Management
14 33 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (6.20%) PRINCE2
16 31 (6.01%) Business Continuity
17 30 (5.81%) Database Security
18 26 (5.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 46 (8.91%) SQL
2 16 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.13%) Perl
4 10 (1.94%) C
5 9 (1.74%) Python
6 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.36%) Java
7 6 (1.16%) PHP
8 5 (0.97%) Ruby
8 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.78%) VB
10 2 (0.39%) R
10 2 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) C#
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 194 (37.60%) CISM
2 139 (26.94%) CISA
3 104 (20.16%) Security Cleared
4 89 (17.25%) CEH
5 85 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (14.92%) SC Cleared
7 69 (13.37%) Degree
8 52 (10.08%) CCNP
9 45 (8.72%) CRISC
10 38 (7.36%) CCNA
11 36 (6.98%) GIAC
12 35 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (6.20%) MCSE
14 31 (6.01%) SSCP
14 31 (6.01%) PCI QSA
15 25 (4.84%) CCSP
16 24 (4.65%) CCSA
17 20 (3.88%) DV Cleared
18 16 (3.10%) CISMP
19 13 (2.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (37.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (23.06%) PCI DSS
3 45 (8.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 27 (5.23%) COBIT
5 14 (2.71%) COSO
6 13 (2.52%) GPG13
7 8 (1.55%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.36%) SLA
8 7 (1.36%) HIPAA
9 6 (1.16%) FISMA
9 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.97%) BS25999
11 3 (0.58%) QA
11 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.52%) vSphere
3 7 (1.36%) Snort
4 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.58%) XenApp
5 3 (0.58%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 7 (1.36%) Nessus
1 7 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.97%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.97%) Nmap
3 4 (0.78%) WMI
3 4 (0.78%) SCCM
4 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.39%) Foglight
4 2 (0.39%) OPNET
4 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.39%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.19%) OpenView
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 87 (16.86%) Cisco
2 65 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 45 (8.72%) CheckPoint
4 35 (6.78%) Juniper
5 23 (4.46%) Splunk
6 21 (4.07%) VMware
7 19 (3.68%) McAfee
8 17 (3.29%) SAP
9 15 (2.91%) ArcSight
10 14 (2.71%) F5
10 14 (2.71%) Oracle
11 12 (2.33%) SolarWinds
12 11 (2.13%) Blue Coat
12 11 (2.13%) Sourcefire
12 11 (2.13%) Qualys
13 9 (1.74%) Websense
13 9 (1.74%) Citrix
14 8 (1.55%) Tripwire
15 7 (1.36%) IBM
16 6 (1.16%) HP
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