Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 95 133
Rank change year-on-year -68 +38 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 104 276 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.61% 3.05% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 9.37% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78 215 185
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £82,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1846 2946 3531
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.62% 32.55% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 2248 2406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £43,381 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -3.60% +3.45% +2.35%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -30 32 £58,000 -3.33% 2
Maidenhead +23 24 £45,000 -20.00% 3
Bracknell +21 15 £55,000 -28.69%
Newbury +7 8 £65,000 -16.13% 1
Slough -45 4 £65,000 +8.33%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 58 (55.77%) Information Security
2 40 (38.46%) Firewall
2 40 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (36.54%) Linux
4 36 (34.62%) SIEM
5 34 (32.69%) Windows
6 30 (28.85%) Security Architecture
7 28 (26.92%) Risk Management
8 26 (25.00%) CISM
8 26 (25.00%) CEH
9 21 (20.19%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (19.23%) ITIL
10 20 (19.23%) Network Security
10 20 (19.23%) Security Operations
11 19 (18.27%) GIAC
12 18 (17.31%) Finance
12 18 (17.31%) SSCP
12 18 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
12 18 (17.31%) Analytics
12 18 (17.31%) Threat Intelligence
13 16 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
13 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 16 (15.38%) CISA
14 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.42%) PCI DSS
15 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.50%) Service Delivery
16 12 (11.54%) Business Continuity
16 12 (11.54%) Cisco

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 7 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) Apache
3 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (0.96%) CloudFront
1 1 (0.96%) G Suite
1 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
1 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.46%) Firewall
2 20 (19.23%) Network Security
3 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.77%) IPsec
4 6 (5.77%) SSL
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (4.81%) DMVPN
5 5 (4.81%) FWSM
5 5 (4.81%) VPN
6 4 (3.85%) Internet
6 4 (3.85%) VoIP
7 3 (2.88%) FCoE
7 3 (2.88%) SNMP
7 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.88%) WebEx
8 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.92%) LAN
8 2 (1.92%) WAN
9 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.96%) Big Data
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (2.88%) Redmine
3 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Games
3 9 (8.65%) Digital Economy
4 8 (7.69%) Legal
5 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.88%) Military
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) French Language
7 1 (0.96%) German Language
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Consultant
2 22 (21.15%) Security Consultant
3 20 (19.23%) Analyst
4 18 (17.31%) Security Analyst
4 18 (17.31%) Security Manager
5 13 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) IT Manager
6 10 (9.62%) SIEM Consultant
6 10 (9.62%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Information Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) IT Security Manager
8 8 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
9 7 (6.73%) Architect
9 7 (6.73%) Security Architect
10 6 (5.77%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (5.77%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (10.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (3.85%) Cybercrime
6 4 (3.85%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.88%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.92%) Fintech
8 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.54%) Linux
2 34 (32.69%) Windows
3 11 (10.58%) Unix
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) Information Security
2 36 (34.62%) SIEM
3 30 (28.85%) Security Architecture
4 28 (26.92%) Risk Management
5 20 (19.23%) ITIL
5 20 (19.23%) Security Operations
6 18 (17.31%) Analytics
6 18 (17.31%) Threat Intelligence
6 18 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.54%) Business Continuity
10 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (9.62%) Dashboard Development
11 10 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (9.62%) ISMS
12 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.65%) Presales
12 9 (8.65%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) Python
2 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.77%) SQL
3 5 (4.81%) C
4 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) CEH
1 26 (25.00%) CISM
2 21 (20.19%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (18.27%) GIAC
4 18 (17.31%) SSCP
5 16 (15.38%) CISA
6 11 (10.58%) CCNA
6 11 (10.58%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (10.58%) Security+ Certification
7 10 (9.62%) MCSE
7 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (8.65%) CCNP
8 9 (8.65%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (5.77%) MCP
10 5 (4.81%) Degree
10 5 (4.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 4 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (3.85%) SANS
11 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.42%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.65%) ISO 9001
4 6 (5.77%) GDPR
4 6 (5.77%) GPG13
5 4 (3.85%) SSAE 16
6 3 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (2.88%) SLA
7 2 (1.92%) BS7799
7 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.96%) COBIT
8 1 (0.96%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) VMware NSX
3 4 (3.85%) Samba
4 3 (2.88%) NFS
4 3 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Nessus
1 5 (4.81%) Nmap
2 4 (3.85%) Ansible
2 4 (3.85%) Nagios
2 4 (3.85%) Puppet
3 3 (2.88%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Cisco
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) LogRhythm
2 10 (9.62%) Splunk
3 6 (5.77%) VMware
4 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.81%) Forcepoint
4 5 (4.81%) NetWitness
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle
4 5 (4.81%) Palo Alto
4 5 (4.81%) Qualys
5 4 (3.85%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.85%) GENBAND
6 3 (2.88%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.88%) EMC
6 3 (2.88%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.88%) NetApp
6 3 (2.88%) Remedy
6 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.88%) Tufin