Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 182 153 171
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 +34
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 130 120 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.46% 1.83% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 10.02% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 104 99 122
10th Percentile £52,750 £46,000 £45,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.24% -15.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £101,375 £95,000 £93,750
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,494 1,198 1,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.76% 18.27% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1,029 1,198
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,700 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,750 £50,870 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Central London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -44 109 £67,500 -10.00% 17
Camden - 1 - -
CISSP
London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 Central London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 77 (59.23%) Information Security
2 60 (46.15%) CISM
3 59 (45.38%) Finance
4 56 (43.08%) Cybersecurity
5 49 (37.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (28.46%) Security Operations
7 36 (27.69%) NIST
8 34 (26.15%) Firewall
9 33 (25.38%) CISA
10 32 (24.62%) Management Information System
11 28 (21.54%) Azure
12 27 (20.77%) SIEM
12 27 (20.77%) Penetration Testing
13 26 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (18.46%) CRISC
15 22 (16.92%) Application Security
16 21 (16.15%) Social Skills
16 21 (16.15%) Cyber Essentials
16 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
17 20 (15.38%) Windows
17 20 (15.38%) Risk Management
17 20 (15.38%) AWS
17 20 (15.38%) Degree
17 20 (15.38%) GRC
18 19 (14.62%) Data Loss Prevention
19 18 (13.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
20 17 (13.08%) Security Architecture
20 17 (13.08%) Risk Assessment
21 16 (12.31%) Legal
21 16 (12.31%) OSCP

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.54%) Azure
2 20 (15.38%) AWS
3 14 (10.77%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (8.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.85%) GCP
6 2 (1.54%) Collibra
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.77%) Azure AKS
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.77%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Event Grid
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Monitor
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (0.77%) GitHub
7 1 (0.77%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.15%) Firewall
2 8 (6.15%) WAN
3 6 (4.62%) LAN
3 6 (4.62%) Network Security
4 5 (3.85%) Wireless
4 5 (3.85%) WLAN
5 3 (2.31%) DNS
5 3 (2.31%) HTTP
5 3 (2.31%) VPN
6 2 (1.54%) Internet
6 2 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.54%) IPv6
6 2 (1.54%) MPLS
6 2 (1.54%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.54%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.77%) SSL
7 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.85%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.54%) Metadata
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Metasploit
General
1 59 (45.38%) Finance
2 21 (16.15%) Social Skills
3 16 (12.31%) Legal
4 6 (4.62%) Banking
5 5 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.85%) Law
6 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (29.23%) Analyst
2 36 (27.69%) Security Analyst
3 26 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 26 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 16 (12.31%) Consultant
5 14 (10.77%) Security Consultant
6 13 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 12 (9.23%) IT Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 11 (8.46%) Risk Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Architect
10 9 (6.92%) Compliance Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Information Risk Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Security Risk Analyst
11 8 (6.15%) Auditor
11 8 (6.15%) IT Auditor
12 7 (5.38%) Governance Analyst
12 7 (5.38%) Information Governance Analyst
12 7 (5.38%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) Web Services
2 6 (4.62%) Kafka
3 2 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Blueprints
4 1 (0.77%) FIDO
4 1 (0.77%) J2EE
4 1 (0.77%) REST
4 1 (0.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.62%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (8.46%) PKI
4 6 (4.62%) Cyberattack
4 6 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.85%) SCADA
6 4 (3.08%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.54%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.77%) Blog
9 1 (0.77%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.77%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.77%) Insider Threat
9 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.38%) Windows
2 14 (10.77%) Linux
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.62%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.85%) Android
5 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Unix
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (59.23%) Information Security
2 56 (43.08%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (28.46%) Security Operations
4 27 (20.77%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (20.77%) SIEM
5 22 (16.92%) Application Security
6 20 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 19 (14.62%) Data Loss Prevention
8 17 (13.08%) Risk Assessment
8 17 (13.08%) Security Architecture
9 16 (12.31%) OWASP
9 16 (12.31%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
10 15 (11.54%) Threat Detection
10 15 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 14 (10.77%) Agile
11 14 (10.77%) Incident Management
11 14 (10.77%) Open Source
11 14 (10.77%) Security Management
12 12 (9.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.23%) Python
2 11 (8.46%) SQL
3 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.08%) Java
4 4 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (1.54%) Bash
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.77%) C#
6 1 (0.77%) R
6 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (46.15%) CISM
2 33 (25.38%) CISA
3 26 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (18.46%) CRISC
5 20 (15.38%) Degree
6 16 (12.31%) OSCP
7 13 (10.00%) CCNA
8 12 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (8.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (7.69%) CEH
11 9 (6.92%) GIAC
12 8 (6.15%) SSCP
13 7 (5.38%) GPEN
13 7 (5.38%) GXPN
13 7 (5.38%) Master's Degree
14 6 (4.62%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (3.85%) A+ Certification
15 5 (3.85%) OSCE
15 5 (3.85%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (37.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (27.69%) NIST
3 21 (16.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (15.38%) GRC
5 18 (13.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 16 (12.31%) GDPR
7 13 (10.00%) PCI DSS
8 9 (6.92%) COBIT
9 8 (6.15%) NCSC
9 8 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (3.08%) NIST 800
12 3 (2.31%) ISO 31000
13 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
13 2 (1.54%) SOC 2
14 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) SCCM
1 5 (3.85%) vCenter Server
2 4 (3.08%) QRadar
3 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.15%) VMware
3 7 (5.38%) Cisco
4 5 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (3.85%) Sophos
4 5 (3.85%) Veeam
5 4 (3.08%) IBM
6 3 (2.31%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.54%) Informatica
7 2 (1.54%) Intel
8 1 (0.77%) Databricks
8 1 (0.77%) Google
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle
8 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.77%) Zscaler