Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 132 124
Rank change year-on-year -39 -8 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 28 58 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 1.64% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 5.70% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 65
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £81,250 £77,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% - +16.33%

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 952 1,018 1,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.25% 28.82% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 696 797 1,044
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,400 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,375
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 21 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (64.29%) Information Security
3 16 (57.14%) CISM
4 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) GDPR
6 8 (28.57%) CISA
6 8 (28.57%) SIEM
7 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (21.43%) C
8 6 (21.43%) Business Development
8 6 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) PKI
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) SSCP
9 5 (17.86%) CEH
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Data Security
10 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) BCP
10 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
10 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud

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 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
1 11 (39.29%) Security Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Architect
4 4 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) IT Risk Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) SIEM
3 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (21.43%) Business Development
4 6 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (17.86%) Data Security
5 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) BCP
6 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) IT Audit
8 2 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CISM
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) CISA
4 6 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (17.86%) CEH
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) SSCP
6 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) SANS
7 3 (10.71%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (10.71%) CSSLP
7 3 (10.71%) GIAC
7 3 (10.71%) QiCA
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) ISSMP
9 1 (3.57%) CLAS
9 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
9 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (35.71%) GDPR
3 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (10.71%) COBIT
4 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco
1 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
1 3 (10.71%) Juniper
1 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk