Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 109 164
Rank change year-on-year -27 +55 -3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 67 75 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.74% 2.19% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.78% 7.14% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 30
Bristol median annual salary £42,250 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.18% +2.33% +5.39%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,500 £40,875
90th Percentile £61,500 £78,875 £62,500
South West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.83% +0.97%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1160 1050 1143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.20% 30.72% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 888 880 939
Bristol median annual salary £41,485 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.39% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,475 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +3.85% +4.00%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 53 (79.10%) Information Security
2 43 (64.18%) SANS
3 42 (62.69%) Windows
4 37 (55.22%) Security Cleared
5 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
5 33 (49.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (49.25%) GCIA
6 32 (47.76%) DV Cleared
6 32 (47.76%) SIEM
7 31 (46.27%) Linux
8 30 (44.78%) GCIH
8 30 (44.78%) Coaching
9 29 (43.28%) Network Monitoring
9 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
9 29 (43.28%) TCP/IP
9 29 (43.28%) Unix
10 28 (41.79%) Mentoring
11 27 (40.30%) Security Operations
12 26 (38.81%) Internet
12 26 (38.81%) .NET
13 25 (37.31%) Java
13 25 (37.31%) Security Operations Centre
14 24 (35.82%) CISM
15 23 (34.33%) Firewall
16 21 (31.34%) Security Architecture
16 21 (31.34%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (28.36%) ArcSight
18 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
18 18 (26.87%) PCI DSS
18 18 (26.87%) CREST Certified

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 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.28%) TCP/IP
2 26 (38.81%) Internet
3 23 (34.33%) Firewall
4 17 (25.37%) Network Security
5 13 (19.40%) VPN
6 12 (17.91%) Wireshark
7 11 (16.42%) LAN
7 11 (16.42%) WAN
8 10 (14.93%) DHCP
8 10 (14.93%) DNS
8 10 (14.93%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.99%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Analyst
2 30 (44.78%) Security Analyst
3 21 (31.34%) SOC Analyst
4 19 (28.36%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Consultant
6 8 (11.94%) Information Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Information Security Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Security Engineer
11 1 (1.49%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
3 13 (19.40%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.49%) CESG
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (62.69%) Windows
2 31 (46.27%) Linux
3 29 (43.28%) Unix
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Information Security
2 32 (47.76%) SIEM
3 30 (44.78%) Coaching
4 29 (43.28%) Network Monitoring
4 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
5 28 (41.79%) Mentoring
6 27 (40.30%) Security Operations
7 21 (31.34%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (31.34%) Security Architecture
8 17 (25.37%) ITIL
8 17 (25.37%) ITSM
8 17 (25.37%) Service Management
9 13 (19.40%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (19.40%) Test Management
10 11 (16.42%) IT Strategy
11 10 (14.93%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (14.93%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
13 6 (8.96%) Security Patching
13 6 (8.96%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) C
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (64.18%) SANS
2 37 (55.22%) Security Cleared
3 33 (49.25%) GCIA
3 33 (49.25%) SC Cleared
4 32 (47.76%) DV Cleared
5 30 (44.78%) GCIH
6 24 (35.82%) CISM
7 18 (26.87%) CREST Certified
8 14 (20.90%) CCNA
8 14 (20.90%) CCNP
8 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (19.40%) SSCP
10 12 (17.91%) GIAC
11 10 (14.93%) CNA
11 10 (14.93%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (14.93%) Novell Certification
11 10 (14.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (10.45%) MCITP
12 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (8.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (49.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (26.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.49%) COBIT
4 1 (1.49%) GDPR
4 1 (1.49%) GPG13
4 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Snort
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
4 10 (14.93%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (14.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Nmap
2 5 (7.46%) RSA enVision
3 3 (4.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) ArcSight
2 17 (25.37%) LogRhythm
3 13 (19.40%) Cisco
3 13 (19.40%) VMware
4 12 (17.91%) FireEye
5 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.93%) Dell
6 10 (14.93%) SonicWALL
7 5 (7.46%) Splunk
8 2 (2.99%) CyberArk
8 2 (2.99%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.99%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix
9 1 (1.49%) Google
9 1 (1.49%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) Juniper
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle