Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 183 164
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 209 220 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.82% 1.68% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.86% 8.14% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 197 180 267
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £110,000 £98,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £72,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +2.19%

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 2,120 2,702 3,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.47% 20.62% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,801 2,331 2,929
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Central London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Central London over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 181 £75,000 -6.25% 30
City of Westminster - 7 £62,500 -
West End of London +1 6 £62,500 +4.17%
Southwark - 1 £67,500 -
CISSP
London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Central London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 157 (75.12%) Information Security
2 129 (61.72%) Cybersecurity
3 126 (60.29%) CISM
4 98 (46.89%) Finance
5 83 (39.71%) CISA
6 75 (35.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 59 (28.23%) Risk Management
8 57 (27.27%) Firewall
9 54 (25.84%) SIEM
10 52 (24.88%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (19.62%) Security Architecture
12 40 (19.14%) CRISC
13 39 (18.66%) CEH
14 37 (17.70%) GDPR
15 36 (17.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 30 (14.35%) Degree
16 30 (14.35%) Management Information System
17 29 (13.88%) Security Operations
18 27 (12.92%) Risk Assessment
18 27 (12.92%) Security Management
19 26 (12.44%) Vulnerability Management
19 26 (12.44%) NIST
20 25 (11.96%) Security Monitoring
20 25 (11.96%) Cyber Essentials
20 25 (11.96%) Azure
20 25 (11.96%) Incident Management
21 24 (11.48%) ITIL
22 23 (11.00%) Law
22 23 (11.00%) Information Security Management
23 22 (10.53%) AWS

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 15 (7.18%) IIS
2 6 (2.87%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.96%) Azure
2 22 (10.53%) AWS
3 21 (10.05%) Office 365
4 12 (5.74%) IaaS
4 12 (5.74%) PaaS
5 5 (2.39%) SaaS
6 3 (1.44%) Akamai
6 3 (1.44%) Cloudflare
6 3 (1.44%) GCP
7 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.48%) G Suite
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (27.27%) Firewall
2 21 (10.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (8.13%) LAN
4 15 (7.18%) Network Security
5 13 (6.22%) WAN
6 8 (3.83%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.83%) Wireless
6 8 (3.83%) WLAN
7 7 (3.35%) SSL
8 6 (2.87%) Internet
9 4 (1.91%) VPN
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.96%) HTTP
10 2 (0.96%) IPsec
11 1 (0.48%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) Maltego
3 1 (0.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Android Studio
1 2 (0.96%) Xcode
2 1 (0.48%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.48%) MSTest
2 1 (0.48%) NUnit
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (46.89%) Finance
2 23 (11.00%) Law
3 17 (8.13%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.26%) Legal
5 7 (3.35%) Retail
6 6 (2.87%) Banking
7 4 (1.91%) Marketing
8 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.44%) International Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Police
9 2 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (26.79%) Analyst
2 48 (22.97%) Security Analyst
3 35 (16.75%) Security Manager
4 30 (14.35%) Architect
5 29 (13.88%) Security Architect
6 27 (12.92%) Information Analyst
6 27 (12.92%) Information Security Analyst
7 26 (12.44%) Information Manager
7 26 (12.44%) Information Security Manager
8 19 (9.09%) Security Engineer
9 15 (7.18%) IT Analyst
10 14 (6.70%) Principal Architect
10 14 (6.70%) Principal Security Architect
11 13 (6.22%) Consultant
12 12 (5.74%) IT Security Analyst
13 11 (5.26%) Security Consultant
14 10 (4.78%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 8 (3.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 8 (3.83%) IT Manager
16 7 (3.35%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.91%) Middleware
2 3 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (0.96%) OAuth
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) jQuery
4 1 (0.48%) LDAP
4 1 (0.48%) WCF
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.35%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (5.74%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.35%) Reinsurance
7 6 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.44%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.44%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.44%) User Experience
11 2 (0.96%) PKI
12 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.48%) Robotics
12 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.57%) Windows
2 13 (6.22%) Linux
3 12 (5.74%) Unix
4 9 (4.31%) Windows 10
4 9 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.83%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.44%) Android
6 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (75.12%) Information Security
2 129 (61.72%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (28.23%) Risk Management
4 54 (25.84%) SIEM
5 41 (19.62%) Security Architecture
6 29 (13.88%) Security Operations
7 27 (12.92%) Risk Assessment
7 27 (12.92%) Security Management
8 26 (12.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (11.96%) Incident Management
9 25 (11.96%) Security Monitoring
10 24 (11.48%) ITIL
11 23 (11.00%) Information Security Management
12 20 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (9.57%) SABSA
13 19 (9.09%) Decision-Making
13 19 (9.09%) OWASP
13 19 (9.09%) TOGAF
14 17 (8.13%) Data Protection
14 17 (8.13%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.35%) SQL
2 6 (2.87%) C
3 5 (2.39%) Python
4 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.96%) Apple Swift
5 2 (0.96%) Java
5 2 (0.96%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 126 (60.29%) CISM
2 83 (39.71%) CISA
3 52 (24.88%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (19.14%) CRISC
5 39 (18.66%) CEH
6 36 (17.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 30 (14.35%) Degree
8 19 (9.09%) GIAC
9 18 (8.61%) CCSP
10 15 (7.18%) IISP
10 15 (7.18%) SANS
11 14 (6.70%) CESG Certified Professional
12 13 (6.22%) CCNP
13 11 (5.26%) OSCP
14 7 (3.35%) SSCP
14 7 (3.35%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (2.87%) CREST Certified
15 6 (2.87%) Master's Degree
16 5 (2.39%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (35.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (17.70%) GDPR
3 26 (12.44%) NIST
4 25 (11.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (9.09%) PCI DSS
6 17 (8.13%) COBIT
7 15 (7.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 14 (6.70%) SLA
9 13 (6.22%) ISO 22301
10 5 (2.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (1.91%) QA
12 3 (1.44%) ITGC
13 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.96%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) Docker
4 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) Nessus
2 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.96%) Nexpose
2 2 (0.96%) Nmap
2 2 (0.96%) QRadar
3 1 (0.48%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.48%) EnCase
3 1 (0.48%) FTK
3 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.74%) VMware
3 11 (5.26%) Cisco
4 10 (4.78%) Qualys
5 8 (3.83%) CyberArk
5 8 (3.83%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.35%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.35%) McAfee
7 3 (1.44%) Imperva
7 3 (1.44%) Rapid7
8 2 (0.96%) Palantir
9 1 (0.48%) AlgoSec
9 1 (0.48%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.48%) Darktrace
9 1 (0.48%) F5
9 1 (0.48%) Meraki
9 1 (0.48%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.48%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.48%) Trend Micro