Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 121 176
Rank change year-on-year +38 +55 -25
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 2 9 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.23% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.70% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £49,625 £38,750 £50,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £67,500 £76,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -16.67%

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 267 530 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.30% 31.59% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 141 363 826
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £87,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Cambridge

CISSP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) IASME
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (50.00%) NCSC

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Compliance Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) IASME
2 1 (50.00%) NCSC