Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 132 118
Rank change year-on-year +30 -14 +11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 207 154 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.94% 2.18% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.18% 7.40% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 140 119 210
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £78,875 £87,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £55,750
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.62% +0.45%

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 1,852 2,080 3,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.28% 29.49% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,393 1,517 2,661
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +6.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 72 £45,000 -30.77%
Maidenhead -22 48 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Reading +20 37 £73,750 -1.67% 7
Slough +7 8 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Newbury -22 3 £52,500 -12.50%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 126 (60.87%) Information Security
2 100 (48.31%) CISM
3 90 (43.48%) CEH
4 65 (31.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 64 (30.92%) GIAC
6 60 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (27.05%) Security Architecture
8 55 (26.57%) SSCP
9 51 (24.64%) Network Security
10 49 (23.67%) SIEM
11 48 (23.19%) Cisco
12 46 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
13 43 (20.77%) WAN
14 42 (20.29%) Risk Management
14 42 (20.29%) Vulnerability Management
15 39 (18.84%) IIS
15 39 (18.84%) IISP
16 38 (18.36%) Firewall
17 37 (17.87%) CCNP
18 36 (17.39%) CCDP
19 33 (15.94%) CheckPoint
19 33 (15.94%) TCP/IP
19 33 (15.94%) LogRhythm
19 33 (15.94%) SANS
20 32 (15.46%) Cyberthreat
20 32 (15.46%) ITIL
21 31 (14.98%) Juniper
21 31 (14.98%) CISA
21 31 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (14.01%) Ethical Hacking

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 39 (18.84%) IIS
2 8 (3.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (24.64%) Network Security
2 43 (20.77%) WAN
3 38 (18.36%) Firewall
4 33 (15.94%) TCP/IP
5 28 (13.53%) LAN
5 28 (13.53%) VPN
6 21 (10.14%) BGP
6 21 (10.14%) Ethernet
6 21 (10.14%) MPLS
6 21 (10.14%) OSPF
7 20 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (9.66%) Cisco Firepower
7 20 (9.66%) DHCP
7 20 (9.66%) DNS
7 20 (9.66%) FWSM
7 20 (9.66%) SNMP
7 20 (9.66%) SSL
7 20 (9.66%) VLAN
7 20 (9.66%) Wireshark
7 20 (9.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.86%) MySQL
General
1 27 (13.04%) Finance
2 17 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.28%) Legal
4 5 (2.42%) Banking
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.93%) Games
5 4 (1.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (23.19%) Analyst
2 35 (16.91%) Security Analyst
2 35 (16.91%) Security Engineer
3 33 (15.94%) Security Manager
4 31 (14.98%) Architect
5 30 (14.49%) Information Manager
5 30 (14.49%) Information Security Manager
5 30 (14.49%) Security Architect
6 23 (11.11%) Consultant
6 23 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (10.63%) Security Solutions Architect
8 19 (9.18%) Information Analyst
8 19 (9.18%) Information Security Analyst
9 18 (8.70%) Security Consultant
10 15 (7.25%) Network Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (4.35%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 8 (3.86%) Information Security Consultant
12 8 (3.86%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.86%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.48%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.46%) Cyberthreat
2 31 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (9.66%) Data Centre
5 19 (9.18%) Computer Science
6 15 (7.25%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (6.28%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 6 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.93%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.48%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.73%) Linux
2 12 (5.80%) Windows
3 8 (3.86%) FreeBSD
4 4 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (60.87%) Information Security
2 56 (27.05%) Security Architecture
3 49 (23.67%) SIEM
4 46 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (20.29%) Risk Management
5 42 (20.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 32 (15.46%) ITIL
7 29 (14.01%) Ethical Hacking
8 27 (13.04%) Presales
9 26 (12.56%) Incident Management
9 26 (12.56%) OWASP
9 26 (12.56%) Security Operations
10 25 (12.08%) Risk Assessment
11 23 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
12 22 (10.63%) Network Design
13 21 (10.14%) Business Continuity
14 20 (9.66%) E-Commerce
14 20 (9.66%) ITIL V3
14 20 (9.66%) Load Balancing
14 20 (9.66%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.45%) C
2 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.48%) C++
2 1 (0.48%) Java
2 1 (0.48%) Perl
2 1 (0.48%) PHP
2 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.48%) Python
2 1 (0.48%) Ruby
2 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (48.31%) CISM
2 90 (43.48%) CEH
3 64 (30.92%) GIAC
4 60 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (26.57%) SSCP
6 39 (18.84%) IISP
7 37 (17.87%) CCNP
8 36 (17.39%) CCDP
9 33 (15.94%) SANS
10 31 (14.98%) CISA
11 25 (12.08%) Degree
12 22 (10.63%) CCSE
13 21 (10.14%) ISSAP
14 20 (9.66%) JNCIP
15 19 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
16 15 (7.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 15 (7.25%) CCSP
17 14 (6.76%) GCIH
18 11 (5.31%) CCSA
19 10 (4.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (31.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.80%) GDPR
4 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (2.90%) COBIT
6 3 (1.45%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.97%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.48%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.48%) PSD2
8 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (13.53%) QRadar
2 8 (3.86%) Juniper STRM
2 8 (3.86%) Nessus
2 8 (3.86%) RSA enVision
2 8 (3.86%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.97%) CASB
6 1 (0.48%) Endace
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (23.19%) Cisco
2 33 (15.94%) CheckPoint
2 33 (15.94%) LogRhythm
3 31 (14.98%) Juniper
4 28 (13.53%) IBM
5 25 (12.08%) Splunk
6 23 (11.11%) Forcepoint
7 20 (9.66%) Fortinet
7 20 (9.66%) Tufin
8 16 (7.73%) Qualys
9 14 (6.76%) Microsoft
10 13 (6.28%) Rapid7
11 8 (3.86%) Sun
12 6 (2.90%) CyberArk
12 6 (2.90%) Twitter
13 5 (2.42%) Trend Micro
14 3 (1.45%) Capita
14 3 (1.45%) ForgeRock
14 3 (1.45%) Symantec
15 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com