Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 140 116
Rank change year-on-year -11 -24 +34
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 40 67 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.08% 1.74% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 5.91% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 48
Bristol median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -33.33% +10.87%
10th Percentile £41,313 £35,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,500 £90,000
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £58,145
% change year-on-year +22.22% -22.61% +1.12%

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 880 1,134 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.66% 29.38% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 626 841 709
Bristol median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.54% -8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,500 £26,450
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £73,750
South West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 31 (77.50%) CISM
1 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 25 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
4 14 (35.00%) CISA
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (22.50%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) PCI QSA
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) GDPR
9 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.00%) Cyberattack
10 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.50%) Presales
11 4 (10.00%) SIEM
11 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
11 4 (10.00%) ModSecurity
11 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
11 4 (10.00%) Business Development
12 3 (7.50%) ISMS
12 3 (7.50%) RMADS
12 3 (7.50%) CRISC

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 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) DMZ
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Security Manager
2 13 (32.50%) Information Manager
2 13 (32.50%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (22.50%) Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Security Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Security Officer
6 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Information Officer
6 5 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) ModSecurity
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (22.50%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (15.00%) Cyberattack
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) CESG
6 1 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 18 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) Presales
6 4 (10.00%) Business Development
6 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (10.00%) SIEM
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) ISMS
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Security Management
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Management
8 2 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) CISM
2 14 (35.00%) CISA
3 10 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (22.50%) Degree
5 7 (17.50%) PCI QSA
6 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.50%) CLAS
8 3 (7.50%) CRISC
9 2 (5.00%) CEH
9 2 (5.00%) GIAC
9 2 (5.00%) IISP
9 2 (5.00%) MCSA
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (5.00%) SANS
10 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
10 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (17.50%) GDPR
4 3 (7.50%) RMADS
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (5.00%) QA
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 22301
6 1 (2.50%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec