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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 223 201 266
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +65
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 247 280 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 1.24% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.79% 3.68% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 213 214 143
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
6524 7618 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.46% 33.64% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5108 5857 5797
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 109 £52,500 +16.66% 18
Buckinghamshire +27 34 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Hampshire -33 33 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Surrey -11 30 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Kent +4 16 £41,750 -0.59% 5
West Sussex +8 6 £49,500 +11.86% 2
Oxfordshire +12 3 £55,000 - 5
Middlesex +8 3 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £90,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 306 (56.88%) Information Security
2 203 (37.73%) CISM
3 190 (35.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 168 (31.23%) Firewall
5 147 (27.32%) PCI DSS
6 138 (25.65%) CISA
7 121 (22.49%) TCP/IP
8 116 (21.56%) Windows
9 113 (21.00%) CEH
10 111 (20.63%) SIEM
11 103 (19.14%) Linux
12 101 (18.77%) Management Information System
13 99 (18.40%) Network Security
14 98 (18.22%) Security Cleared
15 95 (17.66%) Degree
15 95 (17.66%) Cyber Security
15 95 (17.66%) ITIL
16 94 (17.47%) Finance
17 93 (17.29%) Risk Management
17 93 (17.29%) Cisco Certification
18 92 (17.10%) Security Architecture
19 90 (16.73%) Penetration Testing
20 88 (16.36%) Security Management
21 84 (15.61%) Cisco
22 75 (13.94%) Microsoft
23 73 (13.57%) Telecoms
24 67 (12.45%) SC Cleared
25 61 (11.34%) UNIX
26 59 (10.97%) Vulnerability Management
27 55 (10.22%) CCNP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (3.90%) IIS
2 9 (1.67%) Apache
3 7 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.74%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) Lync
5 2 (0.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.46%) MS Office
3 12 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.79%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (31.23%) Firewall
2 121 (22.49%) TCP/IP
3 99 (18.40%) Network Security
4 54 (10.04%) DNS
5 50 (9.29%) LAN
5 50 (9.29%) WAN
6 38 (7.06%) DHCP
6 38 (7.06%) Internet
7 36 (6.69%) DMZ
7 36 (6.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 29 (5.39%) HTTP
9 26 (4.83%) SMTP
10 25 (4.65%) VPN
11 22 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (3.35%) Wireshark
12 18 (3.35%) FTP
13 17 (3.16%) X.400
13 17 (3.16%) Wireless
14 16 (2.97%) Wireless Security
14 16 (2.97%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.35%) Big Data
3 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.37%) Subversion
1 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (17.47%) Finance
2 73 (13.57%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.32%) Banking
4 33 (6.13%) Retail
4 33 (6.13%) Legal
5 26 (4.83%) German Language
6 18 (3.35%) Marketing
7 13 (2.42%) French Language
8 12 (2.23%) Law
9 11 (2.04%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.12%) Advertising
12 5 (0.93%) Publishing
12 5 (0.93%) Automotive
13 4 (0.74%) Back Office
13 4 (0.74%) Games
14 2 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 120 (22.30%) Consultant
2 105 (19.52%) Analyst
3 93 (17.29%) Security Analyst
4 85 (15.80%) Security Consultant
5 79 (14.68%) Security Manager
6 72 (13.38%) Security Engineer
7 65 (12.08%) Architect
8 56 (10.41%) Security Architect
9 45 (8.36%) Network Engineer
10 39 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
11 37 (6.88%) Information Security Consultant
12 34 (6.32%) Technical Engineer
13 33 (6.13%) Information Manager
13 33 (6.13%) Support Engineer
14 32 (5.95%) Information Security Manager
14 32 (5.95%) Information Security Analyst
14 32 (5.95%) Information Analyst
15 28 (5.20%) Technical Support Engineer
15 28 (5.20%) Technical Support
16 24 (4.46%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.79%) Regular Expression
2 12 (2.23%) Web Services
3 8 (1.49%) ODBC
4 5 (0.93%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.74%) Middleware
6 3 (0.56%) .NET
7 2 (0.37%) JSP
8 1 (0.19%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 101 (18.77%) Management Information System
2 53 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (8.74%) Data Centre
4 37 (6.88%) Computer Science
5 34 (6.32%) CESG
6 24 (4.46%) PKI
7 17 (3.16%) RMADS
8 13 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.86%) Online Banking
10 10 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (1.49%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.30%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (1.12%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.74%) CMDB
15 2 (0.37%) Smart Meter
15 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
15 2 (0.37%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.56%) Windows
2 103 (19.14%) Linux
3 61 (11.34%) UNIX
4 14 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (56.88%) Information Security
2 111 (20.63%) SIEM
3 95 (17.66%) Cyber Security
3 95 (17.66%) ITIL
4 93 (17.29%) Risk Management
5 92 (17.10%) Security Architecture
6 90 (16.73%) Penetration Testing
7 88 (16.36%) Security Management
8 59 (10.97%) Vulnerability Management
9 54 (10.04%) Incident Management
10 53 (9.85%) Data Protection
11 51 (9.48%) Business Continuity
12 43 (7.99%) Kalman Filter
13 39 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (7.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 37 (6.88%) Security Testing
15 35 (6.51%) Information Security Management
15 35 (6.51%) Information Assurance
16 34 (6.32%) Project Management
16 34 (6.32%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.06%) SQL
2 10 (1.86%) Perl
3 9 (1.67%) PHP
3 9 (1.67%) Python
4 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.49%) Ruby
5 6 (1.12%) C
6 4 (0.74%) Java
6 4 (0.74%) VB
7 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.37%) R
8 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 203 (37.73%) CISM
2 138 (25.65%) CISA
3 113 (21.00%) CEH
4 98 (18.22%) Security Cleared
5 95 (17.66%) Degree
6 93 (17.29%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (12.45%) SC Cleared
8 55 (10.22%) CCNP
9 41 (7.62%) SSCP
10 39 (7.25%) CCNA
11 36 (6.69%) CRISC
12 34 (6.32%) GIAC
13 30 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (4.65%) MCSE
15 24 (4.46%) CCSP
15 24 (4.46%) CCSA
16 19 (3.53%) GCIH
16 19 (3.53%) PCI QSA
17 18 (3.35%) CCSE
17 18 (3.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (35.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 147 (27.32%) PCI DSS
3 28 (5.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (3.16%) COBIT
5 9 (1.67%) SLA
5 9 (1.67%) GPG13
6 7 (1.30%) COSO
7 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.74%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.74%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.56%) BS25999
9 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.37%) QA
10 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.19%) FISMA
11 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 51 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.53%) vSphere
3 5 (0.93%) ProxySG
3 5 (0.93%) Snort
4 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (2.42%) FortiGate
2 9 (1.67%) Nmap
3 5 (0.93%) Nessus
4 4 (0.74%) WMI
4 4 (0.74%) SCCM
5 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.37%) Foglight
5 2 (0.37%) OPNET
5 2 (0.37%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.19%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 84 (15.61%) Cisco
2 75 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.81%) CheckPoint
3 42 (7.81%) McAfee
4 35 (6.51%) ArcSight
5 24 (4.46%) Juniper
6 22 (4.09%) Splunk
7 20 (3.72%) F5
8 17 (3.16%) Sourcefire
9 16 (2.97%) Websense
10 13 (2.42%) VMware
10 13 (2.42%) Oracle
10 13 (2.42%) Tripwire
11 12 (2.23%) Qualys
12 11 (2.04%) SAP
13 10 (1.86%) Cyber-Ark
14 9 (1.67%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.49%) Blue Coat
15 8 (1.49%) HP
16 7 (1.30%) Fortinet
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £61,323 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 plus excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + good benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago