Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 137 109
Rank change year-on-year -20 -28 +57
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 37 68 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.98% 1.76% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 5.75% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 59
Bristol median annual salary £56,250 £41,860 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.38% -23.89% +2.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £86,875 £61,375 £77,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% -8.33% +14.83%

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 923 1,182 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.55% 30.57% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 670 908 876
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,425 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 26 (70.27%) Information Security
2 24 (64.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (64.86%) CISM
3 11 (29.73%) CISA
3 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
3 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (27.03%) PCI DSS
4 10 (27.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) GDPR
7 7 (18.92%) SIEM
7 7 (18.92%) Business Development
7 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) SSCP
8 6 (16.22%) CEH
8 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
8 6 (16.22%) PKI
8 6 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
9 5 (13.51%) PCI QSA
9 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Cyberattack
9 5 (13.51%) Capita
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (13.51%) GIAC
9 5 (13.51%) Data Security
10 4 (10.81%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
1 11 (29.73%) Security Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Security Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Information Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Security Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) IT Architect
5 4 (10.81%) IT Security Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Information Officer
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Security Officer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) PKI
2 6 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (13.51%) Cyberattack
4 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Social Media
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (18.92%) Business Development
3 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
3 7 (18.92%) SIEM
4 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) Data Security
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (10.81%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (10.81%) Presales
7 3 (8.11%) BCP
7 3 (8.11%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (8.11%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.41%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) CISM
2 11 (29.73%) CISA
3 10 (27.03%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) Degree
6 6 (16.22%) CEH
6 6 (16.22%) SSCP
7 5 (13.51%) GIAC
7 5 (13.51%) PCI QSA
7 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) SANS
9 3 (8.11%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (8.11%) CSSLP
9 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
10 2 (5.41%) ISSMP
11 1 (2.70%) CIMA
11 1 (2.70%) CLAS
11 1 (2.70%) CRISC
11 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (64.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (27.03%) PCI DSS
3 8 (21.62%) GDPR
4 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (8.11%) COBIT
6 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Capita
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
3 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec