Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 136 159
Rank change year-on-year -34 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 15 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.48% 0.52% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 1.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,900 £66,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £85,250 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -34.62% - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1425 937 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 45.51% 40.79% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 745 899
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Cambridge

CISSP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Cambridge.

Salary trend for CISSP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) CISM
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (33.33%) Network Design
5 5 (33.33%) SSCP
5 5 (33.33%) BCP
5 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
5 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 5 (33.33%) iPad
5 5 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) SLA

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Information Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Information Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) BCP
4 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
4 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 5 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Informatics
5 2 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISM
2 5 (33.33%) SSCP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ACCA
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (13.33%) GDPR
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Capita
2 1 (6.67%) SAP