Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 114 144
Rank change year-on-year -25 +30 +20
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 68 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.77% 2.13% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 7.71% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 57
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.61% +6.52% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £90,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% - +6.48%

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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1118 882 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.08% 27.57% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 831 691 934
Bristol median annual salary £41,000 £43,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.65% +6.17% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Bristol

CISSP
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Bristol.

Salary trend for CISSP in Bristol

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 56 (82.35%) Information Security
2 36 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (48.53%) SANS
4 31 (45.59%) Windows
5 28 (41.18%) CISM
6 27 (39.71%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (38.24%) Mentoring
7 26 (38.24%) GCIA
8 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
8 25 (36.76%) Security Operations
9 24 (35.29%) Security Architecture
9 24 (35.29%) SC Cleared
9 24 (35.29%) DV Cleared
9 24 (35.29%) Management Information System
10 23 (33.82%) Linux
10 23 (33.82%) SIEM
11 22 (32.35%) .NET
11 22 (32.35%) Cyberthreat
12 21 (30.88%) Coaching
12 21 (30.88%) CREST Certified
12 21 (30.88%) Network Monitoring
12 21 (30.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 21 (30.88%) Java
12 21 (30.88%) ITIL
12 21 (30.88%) Unix
12 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
12 21 (30.88%) ITSM
12 21 (30.88%) Service Management
12 21 (30.88%) Internet
12 21 (30.88%) PCI DSS

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) Internet
1 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
2 19 (27.94%) Firewall
3 18 (26.47%) Network Security
4 10 (14.71%) VPN
5 8 (11.76%) LAN
5 8 (11.76%) WAN
6 7 (10.29%) DHCP
6 7 (10.29%) DNS
6 7 (10.29%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Military
3 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Analyst
2 26 (38.24%) Security Analyst
3 19 (27.94%) SOC Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Consultant
4 12 (17.65%) Security Consultant
5 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Information Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Security Officer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Security Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Information Manager
11 2 (2.94%) Information Security Manager
11 2 (2.94%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Security Consultant
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 22 (32.35%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (30.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.41%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Linux
3 21 (30.88%) Unix
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) Information Security
2 27 (39.71%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (38.24%) Mentoring
4 25 (36.76%) Security Operations
5 24 (35.29%) Security Architecture
6 23 (33.82%) SIEM
7 21 (30.88%) Coaching
7 21 (30.88%) ITIL
7 21 (30.88%) ITSM
7 21 (30.88%) Network Monitoring
7 21 (30.88%) Service Management
7 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.71%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (14.71%) Test Management
9 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.76%) IT Strategy
10 7 (10.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (10.29%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (8.82%) Data Privacy
11 6 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) C
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) SANS
2 28 (41.18%) CISM
3 26 (38.24%) GCIA
4 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
5 24 (35.29%) DV Cleared
5 24 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 21 (30.88%) CREST Certified
6 21 (30.88%) GCIH
7 11 (16.18%) CCNA
7 11 (16.18%) CCNP
7 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (14.71%) SSCP
9 7 (10.29%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (10.29%) Novell Certification
9 7 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (7.35%) Degree
10 5 (7.35%) GSEC
11 4 (5.88%) MCITP
11 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (4.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (30.88%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.82%) GDPR
4 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (7.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Cisco
1 10 (14.71%) VMware
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) Dell
3 7 (10.29%) SonicWALL
4 4 (5.88%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.94%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.94%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) SAP