The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 77 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 9 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 0.23% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 0.73% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -45.80%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
CISSP
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
362 274 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.24% 31.00% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 312 270 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

CISSP
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Southampton

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) Clustering
2 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 10 (90.91%) CESG
2 10 (90.91%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (90.91%) CEH
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) MySQL
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) IIS
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (90.91%) CISM
2 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 10 (90.91%) Risk Management
2 10 (90.91%) LAMP
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
3 6 (54.55%) Kindle
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (90.91%) IIS
1 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Security Specialist
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security Specialist
1 10 (90.91%) Information Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
1 10 (90.91%) Clustering
1 10 (90.91%) CESG
2 6 (54.55%) Kindle
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
1 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Risk Management
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
1 10 (90.91%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) CEH
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) GIAC
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) ArcSight