Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 162 97
Rank change year-on-year +49 -65 +38
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 167 104 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.54% 1.62% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.11% 5.64% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 134 78 214
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,250 £82,625
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%

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 1,652 1,843 2,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.08% 28.71% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,269 1,414 2,261
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,950 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,500 £76,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +2.27%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -13 67 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Reading +28 39 £70,000 +20.69% 6
Bracknell -2 31 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Slough +7 4 £50,000 -23.08%
Newbury -13 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 117 (70.06%) CISM
2 99 (59.28%) Information Security
3 73 (43.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (33.53%) CEH
5 54 (32.34%) Cybersecurity
6 43 (25.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 43 (25.75%) SANS
7 39 (23.35%) CISA
8 37 (22.16%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (20.96%) SIEM
9 35 (20.96%) OWASP
10 31 (18.56%) Network Security
11 29 (17.37%) Cisco
12 28 (16.77%) Risk Management
12 28 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (15.57%) WAN
13 26 (15.57%) IIS
13 26 (15.57%) IISP
14 25 (14.97%) Security Architecture
14 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (14.37%) Qualys
15 24 (14.37%) GIAC
16 22 (13.17%) Security Cleared
16 22 (13.17%) Degree
17 20 (11.98%) Rapid7
17 20 (11.98%) SSCP
17 20 (11.98%) ITIL
17 20 (11.98%) CCSP
18 18 (10.78%) CCNP
18 18 (10.78%) Legal

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 26 (15.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.56%) Network Security
2 26 (15.57%) WAN
3 16 (9.58%) VPN
4 15 (8.98%) LAN
4 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.78%) BGP
5 13 (7.78%) Cisco Firepower
5 13 (7.78%) Firewall
5 13 (7.78%) OSPF
5 13 (7.78%) SSL
6 12 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (7.19%) Ethernet
6 12 (7.19%) MPLS
6 12 (7.19%) SCCP
6 12 (7.19%) SNMP
6 12 (7.19%) Wireshark
7 11 (6.59%) DHCP
7 11 (6.59%) DNS
7 11 (6.59%) FWSM
7 11 (6.59%) VLAN
General
1 18 (10.78%) Legal
2 14 (8.38%) Finance
3 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.80%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (23.35%) Analyst
2 31 (18.56%) Security Manager
3 29 (17.37%) Information Manager
3 29 (17.37%) Information Security Manager
4 25 (14.97%) Architect
5 24 (14.37%) Security Architect
6 19 (11.38%) Consultant
7 17 (10.18%) Security Analyst
7 17 (10.18%) Security Consultant
8 16 (9.58%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 15 (8.98%) Security Officer
10 12 (7.19%) Information Analyst
10 12 (7.19%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (7.19%) Security Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (6.59%) Security Solutions Architect
12 9 (5.39%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.59%) Information Security Consultant
13 6 (3.59%) Network Engineer
13 6 (3.59%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.40%) LAMP
2 1 (0.60%) LDAP
2 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.60%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.38%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (7.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (6.59%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.19%) PKI
7 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.59%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.40%) SCADA
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.38%) Windows
2 12 (7.19%) Linux
3 4 (2.40%) CentOS
4 3 (1.80%) Unix
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (59.28%) Information Security
2 54 (32.34%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (25.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 35 (20.96%) OWASP
4 35 (20.96%) SIEM
5 28 (16.77%) Risk Management
5 28 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (14.97%) Security Architecture
7 20 (11.98%) ITIL
8 17 (10.18%) Ethical Hacking
9 16 (9.58%) Business Continuity
9 16 (9.58%) Business Continuity Management
9 16 (9.58%) Regulatory Compliance
9 16 (9.58%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (8.98%) BCP
10 15 (8.98%) Business Continuity Planning
10 15 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.98%) Strategic Planning
11 14 (8.38%) SABSA
11 14 (8.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.80%) Python
2 2 (1.20%) C
2 2 (1.20%) C++
2 2 (1.20%) Java
2 2 (1.20%) Perl
2 2 (1.20%) PHP
2 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.20%) Ruby
3 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (70.06%) CISM
2 56 (33.53%) CEH
3 43 (25.75%) SANS
4 39 (23.35%) CISA
5 37 (22.16%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (15.57%) IISP
7 24 (14.37%) GIAC
8 22 (13.17%) Degree
8 22 (13.17%) Security Cleared
9 20 (11.98%) CCSP
9 20 (11.98%) SSCP
10 18 (10.78%) CCNP
11 17 (10.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 17 (10.18%) CCDP
12 15 (8.98%) SC Cleared
13 14 (8.38%) ISSAP
14 12 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (7.19%) CRISC
15 11 (6.59%) CCSE
15 11 (6.59%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (43.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.99%) COBIT
4 4 (2.40%) GDPR
4 4 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.80%) GPG13
6 2 (1.20%) SLA
7 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.60%) PSD2
7 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) Nessus
2 11 (6.59%) QRadar
3 2 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.60%) CASB
4 1 (0.60%) Endace
4 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) Cisco
2 24 (14.37%) Qualys
3 20 (11.98%) Rapid7
4 17 (10.18%) LogRhythm
5 14 (8.38%) CheckPoint
5 14 (8.38%) Forcepoint
5 14 (8.38%) Juniper
6 13 (7.78%) Splunk
7 12 (7.19%) Fortinet
8 11 (6.59%) IBM
8 11 (6.59%) Tufin
9 8 (4.79%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.99%) McAfee
11 3 (1.80%) Trend Micro
12 2 (1.20%) CyberArk
12 2 (1.20%) Intel
12 2 (1.20%) Symantec
13 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.60%) Citrix
13 1 (0.60%) NetIQ