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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 82 101
Rank change year-on-year -35 +19  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 62 135 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.93% 3.02% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.72% 8.98% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 47 109 105
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £49,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £83,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +7.47%  

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 923 1503 1837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.67% 33.57% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1154 1209
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 £30,000 £25,926
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Reading +1 18 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Maidenhead +11 17 £45,000 -20.00% 3
Bracknell +5 4 £65,000 -23.52%
Newbury - 3 £65,000 -
Slough -16 2 £82,500 +37.50%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 70 (48.28%) Windows
2 67 (46.21%) SIEM
3 66 (45.52%) Linux
4 54 (37.24%) Information Security
5 53 (36.55%) CEH
5 53 (36.55%) Active Directory
6 51 (35.17%) Firewall
7 49 (33.79%) Analytics
8 46 (31.72%) Cybersecurity
9 40 (27.59%) Cyberthreat
10 39 (26.90%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
12 37 (25.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 36 (24.83%) Windows Server
14 35 (24.14%) CISM
15 32 (22.07%) Presales
16 30 (20.69%) CentOS
17 28 (19.31%) CISA
18 27 (18.62%) GCIA
19 26 (17.93%) Games
20 25 (17.24%) TCP/IP
21 24 (16.55%) Threat Intelligence
22 23 (15.86%) Security Operations
22 23 (15.86%) Mentoring
22 23 (15.86%) Risk Management
23 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
23 22 (15.17%) SQL
23 22 (15.17%) LogRhythm
24 21 (14.48%) NoSQL
24 21 (14.48%) ITIL

CISSP
Co-occurring 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 39 (26.90%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.52%) IIS
3 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.76%) Apache
4 4 (2.76%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.07%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (1.38%) CloudFront
2 2 (1.38%) G Suite
2 2 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.17%) Firewall
2 25 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 17 (11.72%) Network Security
4 13 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (4.83%) LAN
5 7 (4.83%) WAN
5 7 (4.83%) WebEx
6 6 (4.14%) SSL
7 5 (3.45%) DNS
8 4 (2.76%) HTTP
8 4 (2.76%) SSH
9 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.07%) Internet
9 3 (2.07%) IPsec
9 3 (2.07%) SNMP
10 2 (1.38%) FCoE
10 2 (1.38%) FWSM
10 2 (1.38%) VPN
11 1 (0.69%) MPLS
11 1 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.48%) NoSQL
3 19 (13.10%) Big Data
4 5 (3.45%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.38%) Redmine
3 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (17.93%) Games
2 10 (6.90%) German Language
3 7 (4.83%) Finance
4 6 (4.14%) French Language
4 6 (4.14%) Military
5 4 (2.76%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (2.76%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.07%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 27 (18.62%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.17%) Security Support Engineer
4 21 (14.48%) Consultant
5 20 (13.79%) Analyst
6 17 (11.72%) Security Manager
7 16 (11.03%) Applications Support
7 16 (11.03%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 15 (10.34%) Security Consultant
9 14 (9.66%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (9.66%) Windows Support Engineer
10 13 (8.97%) IT Engineer
10 13 (8.97%) IT Security Engineer
11 11 (7.59%) CISSP Engineer
11 11 (7.59%) Security Analyst
12 10 (6.90%) IT Support
13 9 (6.21%) Architect
13 9 (6.21%) Security Architect
14 8 (5.52%) IT Support Engineer
14 8 (5.52%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) ZeroMQ
2 12 (8.28%) .NET
2 12 (8.28%) JSON
3 10 (6.90%) Regular Expression
4 6 (4.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.59%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.07%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.07%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.38%) Fintech
7 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Social Media
7 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.69%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 70 (48.28%) Windows
2 66 (45.52%) Linux
3 36 (24.83%) Windows Server
4 30 (20.69%) CentOS
5 18 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.34%) Unix
7 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.76%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.76%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.21%) SIEM
2 54 (37.24%) Information Security
3 49 (33.79%) Analytics
4 46 (31.72%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (22.07%) Presales
6 24 (16.55%) Threat Intelligence
7 23 (15.86%) Mentoring
7 23 (15.86%) Risk Management
7 23 (15.86%) Security Operations
8 21 (14.48%) ITIL
9 18 (12.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 18 (12.41%) Project Management
10 16 (11.03%) Service Delivery
11 15 (10.34%) Cyber Intelligence
12 14 (9.66%) Security Architecture
12 14 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (8.28%) Business Continuity
13 12 (8.28%) Microservices
14 11 (7.59%) Security Management
14 11 (7.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.17%) SQL
2 18 (12.41%) C
3 13 (8.97%) Java
4 10 (6.90%) Python
5 6 (4.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.38%) Korn
7 1 (0.69%) C++
7 1 (0.69%) Perl
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (36.55%) CEH
2 35 (24.14%) CISM
3 28 (19.31%) CISA
4 27 (18.62%) GCIA
5 17 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (10.34%) MCSE
6 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (9.66%) CCNA
7 14 (9.66%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (9.66%) Security+ Certification
8 11 (7.59%) SANS
8 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
9 10 (6.90%) DV Cleared
10 9 (6.21%) GIAC
11 8 (5.52%) MCP
11 8 (5.52%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
12 7 (4.83%) Degree
13 6 (4.14%) SSCP
14 5 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (25.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.66%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.21%) SLA
4 7 (4.83%) ISO 9001
5 6 (4.14%) GPG13
5 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (2.76%) GDPR
6 4 (2.76%) SSAE 16
7 2 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.38%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.69%) BS7799
8 1 (0.69%) COBIT
8 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 53 (36.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.14%) Samba
3 2 (1.38%) NFS
3 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.38%) Xen
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (11.72%) Grafana
2 7 (4.83%) Endace
3 4 (2.76%) Ansible
3 4 (2.76%) Graphite
3 4 (2.76%) Kibana
3 4 (2.76%) Nagios
3 4 (2.76%) Prometheus
3 4 (2.76%) Puppet
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.69%) Nessus
5 1 (0.69%) Nmap
5 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) LogRhythm
1 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.41%) Cisco
3 16 (11.03%) Google
4 14 (9.66%) Apple
5 12 (8.28%) Juniper
6 10 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 10 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 10 (6.90%) VMware
7 7 (4.83%) Fortinet
7 7 (4.83%) Fujitsu
8 6 (4.14%) Forcepoint
8 6 (4.14%) Oracle
8 6 (4.14%) Splunk
9 5 (3.45%) F5
10 4 (2.76%) Dell KACE
10 4 (2.76%) Lotus
10 4 (2.76%) Novell
10 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.76%) Tufin
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