Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 108 112
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 177 177 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.64% 2.34% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.64% 7.64% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 129 136 212
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £37,625
90th Percentile £81,000 £80,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -

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 1,836 2,317 3,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.38% 30.69% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,663 2,916
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Bracknell +44 67 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Reading +20 38 £58,000 -17.14% 2
Maidenhead -19 22 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Newbury -24 7 £57,500 -4.17%
Slough -3 5 £37,500 -41.18% 2
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 115 (64.97%) Information Security
2 72 (40.68%) CEH
3 71 (40.11%) CISM
4 69 (38.98%) GIAC
5 65 (36.72%) Security Architecture
6 62 (35.03%) SSCP
7 52 (29.38%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (27.12%) Cisco
9 44 (24.86%) Network Security
10 41 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 40 (22.60%) SIEM
11 40 (22.60%) Firewall
11 40 (22.60%) Risk Management
12 33 (18.64%) CCNP
13 32 (18.08%) Finance
14 31 (17.51%) CCDP
15 27 (15.25%) CheckPoint
15 27 (15.25%) ITIL
15 27 (15.25%) TCP/IP
15 27 (15.25%) Degree
16 25 (14.12%) Juniper
17 24 (13.56%) CISA
17 24 (13.56%) WAN
17 24 (13.56%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (13.56%) Threat Intelligence
18 23 (12.99%) Cyberthreat
18 23 (12.99%) Presales
18 23 (12.99%) IISP
18 23 (12.99%) IIS
19 22 (12.43%) Risk Assessment

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 23 (12.99%) IIS
2 8 (4.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (24.86%) Network Security
2 40 (22.60%) Firewall
3 27 (15.25%) TCP/IP
4 24 (13.56%) WAN
5 21 (11.86%) VPN
6 17 (9.60%) LAN
7 16 (9.04%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (9.04%) FWSM
7 16 (9.04%) SSL
8 12 (6.78%) BGP
8 12 (6.78%) DHCP
8 12 (6.78%) DNS
8 12 (6.78%) Ethernet
8 12 (6.78%) MPLS
8 12 (6.78%) OSPF
8 12 (6.78%) SNMP
8 12 (6.78%) VLAN
8 12 (6.78%) Wireshark
8 12 (6.78%) WLAN
9 10 (5.65%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) MySQL
2 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (18.08%) Finance
2 16 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.52%) Legal
4 7 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.39%) Digital Economy
6 5 (2.82%) Games
7 4 (2.26%) Banking
7 4 (2.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (25.99%) Security Engineer
2 36 (20.34%) Analyst
3 34 (19.21%) Security Analyst
4 32 (18.08%) Consultant
5 25 (14.12%) Security Consultant
6 22 (12.43%) Information Analyst
6 22 (12.43%) Information Security Analyst
7 20 (11.30%) Security Manager
8 19 (10.73%) Network Engineer
8 19 (10.73%) Network Security Engineer
9 18 (10.17%) Architect
9 18 (10.17%) Security Architect
10 17 (9.60%) Information Manager
10 17 (9.60%) Information Security Manager
11 14 (7.91%) Security Solutions Architect
11 14 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (6.21%) Information Security Consultant
13 8 (4.52%) SIEM Analyst
14 5 (2.82%) Security Specialist
14 5 (2.82%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Cyberthreat
2 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.91%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (7.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (6.78%) Data Centre
6 12 (6.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (2.26%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.69%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.73%) Linux
2 11 (6.21%) Windows
3 8 (4.52%) FreeBSD
4 6 (3.39%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (64.97%) Information Security
2 65 (36.72%) Security Architecture
3 40 (22.60%) Risk Management
3 40 (22.60%) SIEM
4 27 (15.25%) ITIL
5 24 (13.56%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (13.56%) Threat Intelligence
6 23 (12.99%) Presales
7 22 (12.43%) Ethical Hacking
7 22 (12.43%) Risk Assessment
8 21 (11.86%) Security Operations
9 19 (10.73%) Incident Management
9 19 (10.73%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (9.04%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (8.47%) Business Continuity
11 15 (8.47%) Regulatory Compliance
12 14 (7.91%) Network Design
13 12 (6.78%) ITIL V3
13 12 (6.78%) Load Balancing
13 12 (6.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.13%) C
2 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (40.68%) CEH
2 71 (40.11%) CISM
3 69 (38.98%) GIAC
4 62 (35.03%) SSCP
5 52 (29.38%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (18.64%) CCNP
7 31 (17.51%) CCDP
8 27 (15.25%) Degree
9 24 (13.56%) CISA
10 23 (12.99%) IISP
11 17 (9.60%) CCSE
12 15 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
13 13 (7.34%) CCSA
13 13 (7.34%) SANS
14 12 (6.78%) ISSAP
14 12 (6.78%) JNCIP
15 10 (5.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 10 (5.65%) CCSP
16 9 (5.08%) CCNA
17 8 (4.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (11.30%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.78%) GDPR
4 11 (6.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (1.69%) COBIT
5 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.69%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 2 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.56%) GPG13
7 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.56%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (11.30%) QRadar
2 8 (4.52%) Juniper STRM
2 8 (4.52%) RSA enVision
2 8 (4.52%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (2.26%) Nessus
3 4 (2.26%) Nmap
4 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) Cisco
2 27 (15.25%) CheckPoint
3 25 (14.12%) Juniper
4 22 (12.43%) Splunk
5 21 (11.86%) LogRhythm
6 20 (11.30%) IBM
7 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
8 13 (7.34%) Forcepoint
9 12 (6.78%) Fortinet
9 12 (6.78%) Tufin
10 8 (4.52%) Sun
11 6 (3.39%) Twitter
12 5 (2.82%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.82%) Crossbeam
12 5 (2.82%) CyberArk
12 5 (2.82%) F5
12 5 (2.82%) McAfee
12 5 (2.82%) Qualys
12 5 (2.82%) Sourcefire
12 5 (2.82%) Trend Micro