Period
to 11 December 2018

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 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 135 118
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 160 129 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.64% 2.00% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.86% 6.98% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 148 97 168
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,000 £76,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +7.62%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,622 1,847 2,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.79% 28.67% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 1,428 1,975
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +2 54 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Reading +14 35 £80,000 +37.93% 5
Bracknell -27 32 £45,000 - 4
Slough -11 3 £52,500 -18.29% 1
Newbury +3 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 101 (63.13%) Information Security
2 90 (56.25%) CISM
3 56 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (30.63%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (28.75%) CEH
7 45 (28.13%) CISA
8 43 (26.88%) SIEM
9 41 (25.63%) Network Security
10 37 (23.13%) CRISC
10 37 (23.13%) SSCP
10 37 (23.13%) Cisco
11 32 (20.00%) Degree
12 31 (19.38%) Vulnerability Management
12 31 (19.38%) SANS
13 30 (18.75%) GIAC
14 29 (18.13%) Security Architecture
15 28 (17.50%) Security Cleared
15 28 (17.50%) Linux
16 27 (16.88%) Security Operations
17 26 (16.25%) CCSP
18 25 (15.63%) Firewall
19 23 (14.38%) ITIL
20 22 (13.75%) CCNP
20 22 (13.75%) Management Information System
20 22 (13.75%) OWASP
21 20 (12.50%) CCDP
21 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
21 20 (12.50%) Computer Science
21 20 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence

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 5 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.25%) IaaS
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.25%) Office 365
1 2 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.63%) Network Security
2 25 (15.63%) Firewall
3 12 (7.50%) VPN
4 10 (6.25%) SCCP
4 10 (6.25%) SSL
5 8 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.38%) SNMP
7 5 (3.13%) BGP
7 5 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.13%) LAN
7 5 (3.13%) OSPF
7 5 (3.13%) WAN
7 5 (3.13%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (2.50%) DHCP
8 4 (2.50%) DNS
8 4 (2.50%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.50%) FWSM
8 4 (2.50%) VLAN
8 4 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) JIRA
1 2 (1.25%) Redmine
General
1 16 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (7.50%) Legal
3 6 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.25%) Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (26.25%) Analyst
2 28 (17.50%) Security Engineer
3 26 (16.25%) Security Analyst
4 22 (13.75%) Security Manager
5 21 (13.13%) Network Engineer
5 21 (13.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (10.63%) Consultant
7 16 (10.00%) Architect
8 14 (8.75%) Information Analyst
8 14 (8.75%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (8.75%) IT Manager
9 13 (8.13%) Security Architect
9 13 (8.13%) Security Assurance Manager
9 13 (8.13%) Security Consultant
10 12 (7.50%) Security Officer
10 12 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (6.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 10 (6.25%) Information Manager
12 10 (6.25%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
12 10 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) LAMP
1 5 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.88%) PKI
5 10 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 6 (3.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.50%) Linux
2 15 (9.38%) Windows
3 5 (3.13%) CentOS
4 3 (1.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (63.13%) Information Security
2 48 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (26.88%) SIEM
4 31 (19.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 29 (18.13%) Security Architecture
6 27 (16.88%) Security Operations
7 23 (14.38%) ITIL
8 22 (13.75%) OWASP
9 20 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 20 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
10 17 (10.63%) Risk Management
11 15 (9.38%) Logistics
12 14 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.13%) Incident Management
13 13 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (8.13%) TOGAF
14 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (6.88%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 10 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.25%) C
2 1 (0.63%) Korn
2 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (56.25%) CISM
2 49 (30.63%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (28.75%) CEH
4 45 (28.13%) CISA
5 37 (23.13%) CRISC
5 37 (23.13%) SSCP
6 32 (20.00%) Degree
7 31 (19.38%) SANS
8 30 (18.75%) GIAC
9 28 (17.50%) Security Cleared
10 26 (16.25%) CCSP
11 22 (13.75%) CCNP
12 20 (12.50%) CCDP
13 18 (11.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 18 (11.25%) SC Cleared
14 17 (10.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 17 (10.63%) OSCP
15 8 (5.00%) CREST Certified
16 6 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (3.13%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.13%) COBIT
2 13 (8.13%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.63%) GDPR
4 7 (4.38%) GPG13
5 4 (2.50%) QA
6 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.25%) SLA
8 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.63%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.25%) NFS
1 2 (1.25%) Samba
1 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.25%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) CSIRT
2 8 (5.00%) Nessus
3 5 (3.13%) QRadar
4 2 (1.25%) Ansible
4 2 (1.25%) Nagios
4 2 (1.25%) Puppet
4 2 (1.25%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (23.13%) Cisco
2 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.88%) Palo Alto
4 10 (6.25%) Qualys
5 9 (5.63%) Symantec
6 7 (4.38%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.38%) LogRhythm
6 7 (4.38%) Rapid7
7 5 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.13%) Splunk
8 4 (2.50%) IBM
8 4 (2.50%) Intel
8 4 (2.50%) Tufin
9 3 (1.88%) EMC
9 3 (1.88%) Juniper
10 2 (1.25%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.25%) McAfee
10 2 (1.25%) NetApp
10 2 (1.25%) Sophos
10 2 (1.25%) VMware