The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 120 99 132
Rank change year-on-year -21 +33  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 63 133 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.87% 2.69% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 8.28% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 49 110 79
Median salary £60,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

CISSP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 964 1606 2019
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.55% 32.51% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1248 1350
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +20 20 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Reading +14 15 £75,000 +27.65% 5
Bracknell -8 5 - - 1
Newbury +12 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Slough -11 1 £82,500 +37.50% 1
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 72 (47.06%) SIEM
2 66 (43.14%) Windows
3 63 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (39.87%) CEH
5 57 (37.25%) Linux
6 55 (35.95%) Firewall
7 54 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 54 (35.29%) Information Security
8 51 (33.33%) CISM
9 48 (31.37%) CISA
10 42 (27.45%) Elasticsearch
11 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
12 40 (26.14%) Analytics
12 40 (26.14%) Windows Server
13 35 (22.88%) CentOS
14 32 (20.92%) TCP/IP
14 32 (20.92%) Cyberthreat
15 30 (19.61%) GCIA
15 30 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (18.95%) SQL
16 29 (18.95%) Presales
17 28 (18.30%) Microsoft
17 28 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (16.99%) Security Operations
19 24 (15.69%) LogRhythm
20 23 (15.03%) NoSQL
21 22 (14.38%) Mentoring
21 22 (14.38%) Grafana
21 22 (14.38%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (27.45%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (14.38%) IIS
3 11 (7.19%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.19%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.88%) Apache
4 9 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.58%) MS Office
3 5 (3.27%) MS Project
3 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) IaaS
2 5 (3.27%) SaaS
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (1.31%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.31%) G Suite
4 2 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.31%) Office 365
4 2 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (35.95%) Firewall
2 32 (20.92%) TCP/IP
3 30 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (11.11%) Network Security
5 12 (7.84%) LAN
5 12 (7.84%) WAN
6 9 (5.88%) DNS
6 9 (5.88%) SSL
7 8 (5.23%) HTTP
7 8 (5.23%) SSH
8 4 (2.61%) WebEx
8 4 (2.61%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.96%) Internet
10 2 (1.31%) IPsec
11 1 (0.65%) BGP
11 1 (0.65%) DHCP
11 1 (0.65%) MPLS
11 1 (0.65%) OSPF
11 1 (0.65%) SNMP
11 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.03%) NoSQL
3 20 (13.07%) Big Data
4 11 (7.19%) InfluxDB
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.31%) MySQL
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (13.07%) Games
2 18 (11.76%) German Language
3 14 (9.15%) French Language
4 11 (7.19%) Finance
5 9 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
5 9 (5.88%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.27%) Legal
8 3 (1.96%) Military
9 2 (1.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (21.57%) Security Engineer
2 31 (20.26%) Support Engineer
3 25 (16.34%) Security Support Engineer
4 24 (15.69%) Analyst
5 20 (13.07%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 19 (12.42%) Applications Support
7 15 (9.80%) Consultant
8 13 (8.50%) Security Manager
9 12 (7.84%) SIEM Analyst
10 11 (7.19%) Cisco Analyst
10 11 (7.19%) IT Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) IT Security Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) Technical Support
10 11 (7.19%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) Windows Support Engineer
11 10 (6.54%) Security Specialist
12 9 (5.88%) Security Consultant
12 9 (5.88%) Support Specialist
12 9 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.15%) ZeroMQ
2 13 (8.50%) .NET
3 12 (7.84%) JSON
4 11 (7.19%) Web Services
5 9 (5.88%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.92%) Cyberthreat
2 17 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.50%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.92%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (3.92%) PKI
7 5 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.27%) Fintech
7 5 (3.27%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) Social Media
8 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.65%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.14%) Windows
2 57 (37.25%) Linux
3 40 (26.14%) Windows Server
4 35 (22.88%) CentOS
5 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (10.46%) Unix
7 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.88%) Mac OS
8 9 (5.88%) Windows NT
8 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.06%) SIEM
2 63 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (35.29%) Information Security
4 40 (26.14%) Analytics
5 29 (18.95%) Presales
6 26 (16.99%) Security Operations
7 22 (14.38%) Mentoring
7 22 (14.38%) Project Management
8 19 (12.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 18 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 16 (10.46%) Cyber Intelligence
11 15 (9.80%) ITIL
12 13 (8.50%) Microservices
13 12 (7.84%) Service Delivery
14 11 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.19%) Dashboard Development
14 11 (7.19%) Digital Forensics
14 11 (7.19%) Validation
15 10 (6.54%) OWASP
15 10 (6.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.95%) SQL
2 17 (11.11%) C
2 17 (11.11%) Java
3 9 (5.88%) Python
4 8 (5.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) C++
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (39.87%) CEH
2 51 (33.33%) CISM
3 48 (31.37%) CISA
4 30 (19.61%) GCIA
5 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (10.46%) SC Cleared
7 15 (9.80%) SANS
8 14 (9.15%) CCNA
8 14 (9.15%) DV Cleared
8 14 (9.15%) MCSE
8 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (8.50%) IISP
10 12 (7.84%) ISSAP
11 11 (7.19%) CompTIA Security+
11 11 (7.19%) Security+ Certification
12 10 (6.54%) Degree
13 9 (5.88%) GCIH
14 7 (4.58%) MCP
15 5 (3.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.84%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.23%) SLA
4 5 (3.27%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.27%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.31%) COBIT
6 2 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.31%) GDPR
6 2 (1.31%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.65%) COSO
7 1 (0.65%) GPG13
7 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.23%) Samba
3 2 (1.31%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.31%) Xen
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (14.38%) Grafana
2 13 (8.50%) Nessus
3 12 (7.84%) Endace
4 5 (3.27%) Graphite
4 5 (3.27%) Kibana
5 4 (2.61%) SCCM
6 3 (1.96%) QRadar
7 2 (1.31%) Ansible
7 2 (1.31%) Nagios
7 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.65%) EnCase
8 1 (0.65%) Nmap
8 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.69%) LogRhythm
3 19 (12.42%) Splunk
4 18 (11.76%) Cisco
5 16 (10.46%) Google
6 15 (9.80%) Juniper
7 14 (9.15%) Apple
8 13 (8.50%) Oracle
9 12 (7.84%) ArcSight
10 11 (7.19%) Fujitsu
11 9 (5.88%) Lotus
11 9 (5.88%) Novell
12 8 (5.23%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.23%) Dell KACE
12 8 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (5.23%) VMware
13 6 (3.92%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.92%) Qualys
14 5 (3.27%) Fortinet
15 4 (2.61%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £105000 - £142000 per annum + Car Allow + Big Bens + Stock
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