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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 111 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.40% 0.14% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.38% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 15
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,500 £43,360
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £44,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 568 527 542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.44% 35.87% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 391 404 459
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security Management
2 10 (71.43%) Security Management
2 10 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (64.29%) CISM
3 9 (64.29%) COBIT
4 8 (57.14%) Regulatory Compliance
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) GIAC
5 7 (50.00%) Information Assurance
6 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
7 5 (35.71%) CEH
8 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
9 3 (21.43%) SIEM
9 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
9 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
9 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (21.43%) Analytics
9 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (14.29%) Firewall
10 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 2 (14.29%) CISA
10 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
10 2 (14.29%) CISMP
10 2 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence

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 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Security Manager
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Governance Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Operational Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SOC Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Audit Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Audit Manager
4 2 (14.29%) COBIT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Compliance Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (7.14%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 1 (7.14%) CIO
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security Management
2 10 (71.43%) Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Regulatory Compliance
4 7 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
7 3 (21.43%) SIEM
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
9 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CISM
2 7 (50.00%) GIAC
3 5 (35.71%) CEH
4 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (14.29%) CISA
4 2 (14.29%) CISMP
4 2 (14.29%) PCI QSA
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) COBIT
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) ISO27002