Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 107 134
Rank change year-on-year -43 +27 -19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 111 232 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.75% 2.68% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 8.40% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 90 174 191
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £78,875 £76,750 £74,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,750
% change year-on-year -8.33% +7.62% +1.36%

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 1811 2762 3720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.48% 31.85% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 2024 2808
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 November 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 November 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
Bracknell +39 39 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Reading -1 35 £58,000 +5.45% 2
Maidenhead 0 13 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Newbury -16 11 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Slough -20 2 £64,250 -1.15%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 62 (55.86%) Information Security
2 54 (48.65%) Security Architecture
3 46 (41.44%) CEH
4 44 (39.64%) GIAC
5 42 (37.84%) SSCP
6 37 (33.33%) Finance
6 37 (33.33%) CISM
7 35 (31.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 34 (30.63%) Firewall
9 29 (26.13%) Risk Management
10 27 (24.32%) Cisco
11 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (20.72%) Threat Intelligence
12 21 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
12 21 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (18.02%) SIEM
14 19 (17.12%) Splunk
14 19 (17.12%) Network Security
14 19 (17.12%) CCNP
15 18 (16.22%) ITIL
15 18 (16.22%) Linux
16 16 (14.41%) PCI DSS
17 15 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
18 14 (12.61%) Degree
19 13 (11.71%) CISA
20 12 (10.81%) Windows
20 12 (10.81%) CCDP
20 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
21 11 (9.91%) Digital Economy
21 11 (9.91%) Presales

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 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.90%) Apache
2 1 (0.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.63%) Firewall
2 19 (17.12%) Network Security
3 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.01%) VoIP
3 10 (9.01%) VPN
4 9 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (8.11%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (8.11%) DMVPN
4 9 (8.11%) FWSM
4 9 (8.11%) IPsec
4 9 (8.11%) SSL
5 4 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.90%) FCoE
7 1 (0.90%) Internet
7 1 (0.90%) LAN
7 1 (0.90%) SNMP
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
7 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) JIRA
1 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.90%) Redmine
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Digital Economy
2 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.01%) Legal
4 4 (3.60%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Security Engineer
2 29 (26.13%) Consultant
3 23 (20.72%) Security Consultant
4 21 (18.92%) Analyst
4 21 (18.92%) Security Analyst
5 16 (14.41%) Information Analyst
5 16 (14.41%) Information Security Analyst
6 13 (11.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) Network Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) Security Manager
7 12 (10.81%) SIEM Consultant
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Security Consultant
9 9 (8.11%) Splunk Consultant
10 8 (7.21%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (7.21%) IT Manager
11 7 (6.31%) IT Risk Manager
11 7 (6.31%) Risk Manager
12 5 (4.50%) Audit Manager
12 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 6 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (0.90%) Cybercrime
3 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
3 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Linux
2 12 (10.81%) Windows
3 7 (6.31%) Unix
4 1 (0.90%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.86%) Information Security
2 54 (48.65%) Security Architecture
3 29 (26.13%) Risk Management
4 23 (20.72%) Threat Intelligence
5 21 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (18.02%) SIEM
7 18 (16.22%) ITIL
8 15 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.91%) Presales
11 10 (9.01%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (9.01%) Security Operations
12 9 (8.11%) Project Planning
12 9 (8.11%) Regulatory Compliance
12 9 (8.11%) Threat Modelling
12 9 (8.11%) Use Case
12 9 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (7.21%) CRAMM
13 8 (7.21%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.80%) C
1 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.80%) Python
2 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.90%) Korn
2 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (41.44%) CEH
2 44 (39.64%) GIAC
3 42 (37.84%) SSCP
4 37 (33.33%) CISM
5 23 (20.72%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (17.12%) CCNP
7 14 (12.61%) Degree
8 13 (11.71%) CISA
9 12 (10.81%) CCDP
10 7 (6.31%) SANS
11 6 (5.41%) CCSA
12 5 (4.50%) CCSE
12 5 (4.50%) JNCIA
12 5 (4.50%) JNCIE
12 5 (4.50%) OSCP
13 4 (3.60%) CCNA
13 4 (3.60%) EnCE
13 4 (3.60%) GCFA
13 4 (3.60%) GCIH
14 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (31.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.41%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 7 (6.31%) ISO 9001
5 5 (4.50%) GDPR
6 3 (2.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.80%) GPG13
7 2 (1.80%) ISO 22301
7 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.90%) BS7799
8 1 (0.90%) COBIT
8 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.90%) RMADS
8 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) NFS
2 1 (0.90%) Samba
2 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Nessus
1 9 (8.11%) Nmap
2 1 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) Juniper STRM
2 1 (0.90%) Nagios
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) QRadar
2 1 (0.90%) RSA enVision
2 1 (0.90%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Cisco
2 19 (17.12%) Splunk
3 9 (8.11%) NetWitness
3 9 (8.11%) Qualys
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.41%) GENBAND
5 6 (5.41%) Juniper
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle
6 5 (4.50%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.50%) Crossbeam
6 5 (4.50%) F5
6 5 (4.50%) McAfee
6 5 (4.50%) Sourcefire
7 4 (3.60%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.70%) BT
8 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.90%) EMC
9 1 (0.90%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) NetApp