Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 155 97
Rank change year-on-year +32 -58 +34
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 149 99 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.39% 1.63% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.12% 5.69% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 146 78 193
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,250 £83,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -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 1,633 1,740 2,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.14% 28.56% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,373 2,058
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £78,750
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -7 45 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Reading +6 38 £72,500 +25.00% 3
Bracknell 0 30 £45,000 -18.18%
Slough -4 3 £52,500 -18.29%
Newbury 0 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 92 (61.74%) CISM
2 91 (61.07%) Information Security
3 57 (38.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (28.86%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (25.50%) CEH
6 35 (23.49%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (22.82%) Network Security
8 32 (21.48%) SIEM
8 32 (21.48%) CISA
9 30 (20.13%) Cisco
10 28 (18.79%) SANS
11 27 (18.12%) SSCP
11 27 (18.12%) Security Architecture
12 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
12 26 (17.45%) GIAC
13 25 (16.78%) Vulnerability Management
14 24 (16.11%) CCSP
15 23 (15.44%) Degree
16 22 (14.77%) ITIL
17 20 (13.42%) TOGAF
17 20 (13.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 19 (12.75%) CCNP
19 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
19 18 (12.08%) OWASP
20 17 (11.41%) CRISC
20 17 (11.41%) CCDP
21 16 (10.74%) Risk Management
21 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
22 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
22 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management

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 14 (9.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.82%) Network Security
2 12 (8.05%) SCCP
3 11 (7.38%) WAN
4 10 (6.71%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.04%) Cisco Firepower
5 9 (6.04%) SNMP
5 9 (6.04%) SSL
5 9 (6.04%) VPN
6 8 (5.37%) BGP
6 8 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (5.37%) LAN
6 8 (5.37%) OSPF
6 8 (5.37%) Wireshark
7 7 (4.70%) DHCP
7 7 (4.70%) DNS
7 7 (4.70%) Ethernet
7 7 (4.70%) FWSM
7 7 (4.70%) MPLS
7 7 (4.70%) VLAN
7 7 (4.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
1 1 (0.67%) Redmine
General
1 11 (7.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Legal
3 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Analyst
2 25 (16.78%) Security Manager
3 22 (14.77%) Consultant
4 21 (14.09%) Architect
5 20 (13.42%) Security Architect
6 19 (12.75%) Information Manager
6 19 (12.75%) Information Security Manager
6 19 (12.75%) Security Consultant
7 18 (12.08%) Security Engineer
8 13 (8.72%) Security Analyst
9 12 (8.05%) Information Analyst
9 12 (8.05%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (7.38%) IT Manager
10 11 (7.38%) Network Engineer
10 11 (7.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (7.38%) Security Officer
11 10 (6.71%) Security Assurance Manager
11 10 (6.71%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) Security Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) LAMP
2 3 (2.01%) REST
3 1 (0.67%) LDAP
3 1 (0.67%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.38%) PKI
4 8 (5.37%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.68%) SCADA
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Linux
2 11 (7.38%) Windows
3 5 (3.36%) CentOS
4 3 (2.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.07%) Information Security
2 35 (23.49%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (21.48%) SIEM
4 27 (18.12%) Security Architecture
5 25 (16.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (14.77%) ITIL
7 20 (13.42%) TOGAF
8 18 (12.08%) OWASP
9 16 (10.74%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (8.72%) SABSA
12 12 (8.05%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (8.05%) Threat Intelligence
13 11 (7.38%) Information Management
13 11 (7.38%) Presales
14 10 (6.71%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (6.71%) Data Security
15 9 (6.04%) Analytics
16 8 (5.37%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.34%) C
1 2 (1.34%) Python
2 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.67%) C++
2 1 (0.67%) Java
2 1 (0.67%) Perl
2 1 (0.67%) PHP
2 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (61.74%) CISM
2 43 (28.86%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (25.50%) CEH
4 32 (21.48%) CISA
5 28 (18.79%) SANS
6 27 (18.12%) SSCP
7 26 (17.45%) GIAC
7 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
8 24 (16.11%) CCSP
9 23 (15.44%) Degree
10 20 (13.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 19 (12.75%) CCNP
12 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
13 17 (11.41%) CCDP
13 17 (11.41%) CRISC
14 14 (9.40%) IISP
15 12 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (6.04%) ISSAP
17 7 (4.70%) CCSE
17 7 (4.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (38.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.70%) COBIT
2 7 (4.70%) GPG13
2 7 (4.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (2.68%) QA
4 3 (2.01%) GDPR
4 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.67%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) NFS
1 1 (0.67%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.67%) Samba
1 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Nessus
1 7 (4.70%) QRadar
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.67%) Nagios
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Cisco
2 12 (8.05%) Qualys
3 10 (6.71%) Rapid7
4 9 (6.04%) LogRhythm
4 9 (6.04%) Splunk
5 8 (5.37%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.37%) Fortinet
5 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.70%) IBM
6 7 (4.70%) Tufin
7 6 (4.03%) Juniper
8 5 (3.36%) Forcepoint
8 5 (3.36%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.68%) Intel
9 4 (2.68%) McAfee
10 2 (1.34%) EMC
10 2 (1.34%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.67%) Aruba
11 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.67%) Stonesoft