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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 103 97
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 3 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.26% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.65% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 14
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 549 461 570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 39.90% 39.47% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 400 393 470
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,707
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,272 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) COBIT
2 6 (75.00%) NIST 800
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (50.00%) CISMP
4 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (50.00%) PCI QSA
4 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (37.50%) CISM
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) GIAC
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (25.00%) Security Management
6 2 (25.00%) CEH
6 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (12.50%) IISP
7 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
7 1 (12.50%) CCIE Security
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
7 1 (12.50%) SIEM
7 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection

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 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Audit Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Governance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (50.00%) CISMP
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 4 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE Security
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) COBIT
1 6 (75.00%) NIST 800
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS