The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 175 161
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 88 91 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 1.28% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 5.18% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 86 83 130
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,300 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1329 1756 2722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.27% 24.73% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1563 2289
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

CISSP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for CISSP in the City of London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 132 (80.00%) Information Security
2 117 (70.91%) CISM
3 73 (44.24%) Cybersecurity
4 70 (42.42%) CISA
5 68 (41.21%) Management Information System
6 58 (35.15%) SIEM
7 55 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 54 (32.73%) Finance
9 52 (31.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 44 (26.67%) Firewall
11 42 (25.45%) Data Protection
12 36 (21.82%) Degree
13 31 (18.79%) Intrusion Detection
13 31 (18.79%) Security Operations
14 29 (17.58%) Legal
15 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
16 26 (15.76%) Network Security
16 26 (15.76%) SANS
17 25 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
18 24 (14.55%) Banking
19 23 (13.94%) Windows
19 23 (13.94%) Security Architecture
20 22 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
21 21 (12.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 21 (12.73%) Unix
22 20 (12.12%) Linux
22 20 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
22 20 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
23 19 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
23 19 (11.52%) Data Protection Act

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (0.61%) IIS
1 1 (0.61%) JBoss
1 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) SaaS
2 3 (1.82%) IaaS
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.82%) PaaS
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.67%) Firewall
2 31 (18.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (15.76%) Network Security
4 8 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.03%) LDAP
6 4 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.42%) Internet
6 4 (2.42%) Wireless
6 4 (2.42%) Wireless Security
6 4 (2.42%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.82%) HTTP
8 2 (1.21%) FTP
8 2 (1.21%) LAN
8 2 (1.21%) SAN
8 2 (1.21%) SMTP
8 2 (1.21%) SSH
8 2 (1.21%) VPN
8 2 (1.21%) WAN
9 1 (0.61%) SCCP
9 1 (0.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.42%) Big Data
2 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Burp Suite
1 4 (2.42%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.21%) AppScan
2 2 (1.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Paros
General
1 54 (32.73%) Finance
2 29 (17.58%) Legal
3 24 (14.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Law
4 3 (1.82%) Local Government
4 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.21%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (28.48%) Security Manager
2 38 (23.03%) Analyst
3 28 (16.97%) Security Analyst
4 24 (14.55%) Information Manager
5 23 (13.94%) Risk Manager
6 17 (10.30%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 14 (8.48%) Information Security Manager
7 14 (8.48%) IT Analyst
7 14 (8.48%) IT Security Analyst
8 13 (7.88%) CISSP Manager
8 13 (7.88%) Security Officer
9 12 (7.27%) Architect
9 12 (7.27%) COBIT Manager
9 12 (7.27%) Information Risk Manager
9 12 (7.27%) Security Architect
9 12 (7.27%) Security Specialist
10 10 (6.06%) Information Analyst
10 10 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
10 10 (6.06%) IT Manager
10 10 (6.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.21%) J2EE
1 2 (1.21%) RESTful
1 2 (1.21%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 68 (41.21%) Management Information System
2 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
3 19 (11.52%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (7.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.06%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (3.03%) Fintech
7 4 (2.42%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.21%) CESG
9 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.21%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.61%) Life Science
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Windows
2 21 (12.73%) Unix
3 20 (12.12%) Linux
4 8 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.64%) CentOS
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (80.00%) Information Security
2 73 (44.24%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (35.15%) SIEM
4 55 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 42 (25.45%) Data Protection
6 31 (18.79%) Security Operations
7 25 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (13.94%) Security Architecture
9 22 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
10 21 (12.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 20 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
12 17 (10.30%) Database Security
13 16 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (9.09%) Incident Management
14 15 (9.09%) ITIL
14 15 (9.09%) Security Management
14 15 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (8.48%) Project Management
15 14 (8.48%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.27%) SQL
2 8 (4.85%) Perl
2 8 (4.85%) Python
3 7 (4.24%) PHP
4 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.03%) Java
6 3 (1.82%) C
7 2 (1.21%) C++
7 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 117 (70.91%) CISM
2 70 (42.42%) CISA
3 36 (21.82%) Degree
4 26 (15.76%) SANS
5 19 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (9.09%) CEH
7 11 (6.67%) CCNA
7 11 (6.67%) GCIH
8 10 (6.06%) CRISC
8 10 (6.06%) GCIA
8 10 (6.06%) GIAC
8 10 (6.06%) GSEC
9 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
10 8 (4.85%) GCED
11 6 (3.64%) CCSP
11 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
12 5 (3.03%) CCIE
13 4 (2.42%) CCNP
13 4 (2.42%) CISMP
13 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (31.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (9.70%) COBIT
4 12 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (4.85%) GDPR
6 6 (3.64%) SLA
7 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (1.82%) ISO22301
7 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
8 2 (1.21%) ISO27005
8 2 (1.21%) QA
9 1 (0.61%) BS25999
9 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) Nessus
2 8 (4.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (4.24%) SCCM
4 4 (2.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.21%) Nmap
6 1 (0.61%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.61%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.03%) Cisco
3 5 (3.03%) CyberArk
3 5 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 4 (2.42%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.82%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.82%) Intel Security
5 3 (1.82%) Qualys
5 3 (1.82%) Splunk
6 2 (1.21%) Citrix
6 2 (1.21%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Juniper
7 1 (0.61%) Sophos
7 1 (0.61%) Symantec
7 1 (0.61%) Veracode
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago