Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 75 116
Rank change year-on-year -21 +41 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 15 11 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 1.22% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 5.24% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 27
10th Percentile " " £26,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £54,875 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year - -3.23% -0.80%
75th Percentile £62,500 £73,531 £68,200
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,750 £95,000
South East median annual salary £60,500 £58,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.86% -6.80% +4.17%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 275 210 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.71% 23.28% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 193 160 458
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for CISSP in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 31 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -36 5 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Aylesbury - 5 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 4 £60,000 - 1
Marlow - 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 12 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (66.67%) CISM
2 10 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) Security Operations
5 6 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 5 (33.33%) SIEM
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Data Security
6 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) C
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Unix
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) Azure
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberattack
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Information Security
4 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) Security Operations
5 5 (33.33%) Data Security
5 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Presales
8 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CISM
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) CISMP
4 3 (20.00%) CRISC
5 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CEH
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
5 1 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (6.67%) OSCP
5 1 (6.67%) SANS
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (6.67%) NIST
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Meraki
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy