Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 101 137
Rank change year-on-year -21 +36 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 135 201 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.39% 2.88% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.65% 11.01% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 135 119
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,500 £85,400
South East median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.62%

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 1,561 1,825 2,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.69% 26.15% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,373 1,529
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,725 £70,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +10 49 £60,000 +6.67%
Reading +9 39 £70,000 -5.08% 1
Bracknell -58 11 £45,000 -
Slough -7 6 £63,750 +45.71%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 89 (65.93%) Information Security
2 68 (50.37%) CISM
2 68 (50.37%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (40.74%) Firewall
4 47 (34.81%) Management Information System
4 47 (34.81%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (31.11%) CISA
5 42 (31.11%) SIEM
6 40 (29.63%) CEH
7 39 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 37 (27.41%) CRISC
9 36 (26.67%) Security Operations
10 35 (25.93%) Degree
11 34 (25.19%) Cisco
11 34 (25.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 33 (24.44%) Network Security
12 33 (24.44%) SANS
13 31 (22.96%) Linux
14 29 (21.48%) OSCP
15 26 (19.26%) CCSP
16 25 (18.52%) SSCP
16 25 (18.52%) Logistics
17 24 (17.78%) VPN
17 24 (17.78%) OWASP
18 23 (17.04%) Security Operations Centre
19 22 (16.30%) Microsoft
20 21 (15.56%) Security Architecture
21 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
21 20 (14.81%) Computer Science
21 20 (14.81%) Palo Alto

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 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) IaaS
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 5 (3.70%) PaaS
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (40.74%) Firewall
2 33 (24.44%) Network Security
3 24 (17.78%) VPN
4 18 (13.33%) SSL
5 10 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.19%) DHCP
7 6 (4.44%) FCoE
7 6 (4.44%) SNMP
8 4 (2.96%) DSL
8 4 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.96%) WAN
9 3 (2.22%) DNS
9 3 (2.22%) SCCP
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.48%) Internet
10 2 (1.48%) IPsec
10 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) Big Data
2 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) JIRA
1 6 (4.44%) Redmine
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
1 14 (10.37%) Legal
2 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (30.37%) Analyst
2 29 (21.48%) Network Engineer
2 29 (21.48%) Network Security Engineer
2 29 (21.48%) Security Analyst
2 29 (21.48%) Security Engineer
3 21 (15.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 21 (15.56%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (14.07%) Consultant
5 17 (12.59%) Architect
6 16 (11.85%) Security Consultant
6 16 (11.85%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 16 (11.85%) Senior Security Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Incident Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Security Incident Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Security Manager
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) Security Architect
9 9 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.81%) Management Information System
2 23 (17.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 16 (11.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.22%) PKI
5 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.22%) Robotics
6 2 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.96%) Linux
2 19 (14.07%) Windows
3 6 (4.44%) Unix
4 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (65.93%) Information Security
2 68 (50.37%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (31.11%) SIEM
4 39 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
5 36 (26.67%) Security Operations
6 25 (18.52%) Logistics
7 24 (17.78%) OWASP
8 21 (15.56%) Security Architecture
9 20 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 18 (13.33%) Change Management
10 18 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 18 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 18 (13.33%) Software Audit
10 18 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
10 18 (13.33%) Validation
11 16 (11.85%) Runbook
12 15 (11.11%) ITIL
12 15 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
1 6 (4.44%) C
2 2 (1.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 68 (50.37%) CISM
2 47 (34.81%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (31.11%) CISA
4 40 (29.63%) CEH
5 37 (27.41%) CRISC
6 35 (25.93%) Degree
7 33 (24.44%) SANS
8 29 (21.48%) OSCP
9 26 (19.26%) CCSP
10 25 (18.52%) SSCP
11 20 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
12 19 (14.07%) GIAC
13 14 (10.37%) CCNP
14 13 (9.63%) CREST Certified
15 11 (8.15%) CCDP
16 10 (7.41%) CCNA
17 8 (5.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
18 7 (5.19%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.67%) COBIT
3 8 (5.93%) GDPR
4 7 (5.19%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.22%) QA
6 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.44%) NFS
1 6 (4.44%) Samba
1 6 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (4.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) CSIRT
2 9 (6.67%) Ansible
2 9 (6.67%) Nessus
3 6 (4.44%) Nagios
3 6 (4.44%) Puppet
3 6 (4.44%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.22%) QRadar
4 3 (2.22%) RSA Archer
5 2 (1.48%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 2 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (25.19%) Cisco
2 22 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.81%) Palo Alto
4 14 (10.37%) Qualys
4 14 (10.37%) Symantec
5 7 (5.19%) Rapid7
6 6 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.44%) EMC
6 6 (4.44%) NetApp
6 6 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.44%) VMware
7 5 (3.70%) Citrix
7 5 (3.70%) CyberArk
7 5 (3.70%) Trend Micro
7 5 (3.70%) Zscaler
8 3 (2.22%) AlgoSec
8 3 (2.22%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.22%) Splunk
9 2 (1.48%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.48%) F5