Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 97 127
Rank change year-on-year -62 +30 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 99 257 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.63% 2.97% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.74% 9.22% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 78 193 180
Berkshire median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £83,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 1726 2787 3608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.36% 32.18% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 2060 2653
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +3.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Reading -13 36 £58,000 +5.45% 4
Bracknell +21 21 £55,000 -35.67% 2
Maidenhead -1 14 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Newbury -3 12 £60,000 -15.79%
Slough -26 3 £64,250 +7.08%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 56 (56.57%) Information Security
2 38 (38.38%) Security Architecture
3 37 (37.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (36.36%) Firewall
5 34 (34.34%) CISM
6 31 (31.31%) Risk Management
6 31 (31.31%) Finance
7 27 (27.27%) SIEM
8 26 (26.26%) CEH
8 26 (26.26%) GIAC
9 25 (25.25%) SSCP
10 24 (24.24%) Linux
11 22 (22.22%) Cisco
12 20 (20.20%) Windows
12 20 (20.20%) ITIL
12 20 (20.20%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (17.17%) PCI DSS
14 16 (16.16%) Network Security
15 15 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence
16 14 (14.14%) Splunk
16 14 (14.14%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (14.14%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (14.14%) CISA
17 13 (13.13%) CCNP
17 13 (13.13%) Degree
17 13 (13.13%) Security Operations
18 12 (12.12%) Presales
18 12 (12.12%) Digital Economy

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 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.36%) Firewall
2 16 (16.16%) Network Security
3 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (9.09%) DMVPN
4 9 (9.09%) FWSM
4 9 (9.09%) IPsec
4 9 (9.09%) SSL
4 9 (9.09%) VPN
5 5 (5.05%) VoIP
6 3 (3.03%) FCoE
6 3 (3.03%) SNMP
6 3 (3.03%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.01%) WebEx
8 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
1 3 (3.03%) Redmine
2 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Digital Economy
2 12 (12.12%) Legal
3 6 (6.06%) Games
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Consultant
2 25 (25.25%) Security Consultant
3 20 (20.20%) Security Engineer
4 16 (16.16%) Analyst
4 16 (16.16%) Security Analyst
5 14 (14.14%) Security Manager
6 13 (13.13%) SIEM Consultant
7 11 (11.11%) Information Analyst
7 11 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Security Consultant
9 9 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
10 7 (7.07%) Information Security Consultant
10 7 (7.07%) IT Manager
10 7 (7.07%) Network Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
11 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
11 6 (6.06%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (5.05%) CISSP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (5.05%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.02%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.02%) Fintech
5 2 (2.02%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.02%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
3 11 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) Information Security
2 38 (38.38%) Security Architecture
3 31 (31.31%) Risk Management
4 27 (27.27%) SIEM
5 20 (20.20%) ITIL
6 15 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence
7 14 (14.14%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (14.14%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.13%) Security Operations
9 12 (12.12%) Presales
10 10 (10.10%) Regulatory Compliance
11 9 (9.09%) Analytics
11 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 9 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
11 9 (9.09%) Use Case
11 9 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) C
1 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.04%) Python
2 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.03%) Korn
3 2 (2.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (34.34%) CISM
2 26 (26.26%) CEH
2 26 (26.26%) GIAC
3 25 (25.25%) SSCP
4 20 (20.20%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (14.14%) CISA
6 13 (13.13%) CCNP
6 13 (13.13%) Degree
7 7 (7.07%) CCDP
7 7 (7.07%) CCNA
7 7 (7.07%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (7.07%) MCSE
7 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.07%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (7.07%) Security+ Certification
8 6 (6.06%) SANS
9 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.04%) MCP
11 3 (3.03%) PMP
11 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (37.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (17.17%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 5 (5.05%) GDPR
5 4 (4.04%) GPG13
6 3 (3.03%) SLA
7 2 (2.02%) BS7799
7 2 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.02%) ISO 22301
7 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.01%) COBIT
8 1 (1.01%) RMADS
8 1 (1.01%) SSAE 16
8 1 (1.01%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) NFS
2 3 (3.03%) Samba
2 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Nessus
1 9 (9.09%) Nmap
2 3 (3.03%) Ansible
2 3 (3.03%) Nagios
2 3 (3.03%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Cisco
2 14 (14.14%) Splunk
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.09%) NetWitness
4 9 (9.09%) Qualys
5 6 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.05%) GENBAND
6 5 (5.05%) LogRhythm
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
7 4 (4.04%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.03%) BT
8 3 (3.03%) EMC
8 3 (3.03%) F5
8 3 (3.03%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.03%) Juniper
8 3 (3.03%) McAfee
8 3 (3.03%) NetApp
8 3 (3.03%) Remedy
8 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.03%) Tufin