Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 159 229
Rank change year-on-year -16 +70 +31
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 151 209 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 1.81% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.70% 7.97% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 136 174 193
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70% +16.88%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £43,860
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2254 2623 4109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.08% 22.75% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2325 3536
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,450 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 109 (72.19%) CISM
2 104 (68.87%) Information Security
3 87 (57.62%) Finance
4 67 (44.37%) CISA
5 60 (39.74%) Firewall
6 59 (39.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 51 (33.77%) SIEM
8 44 (29.14%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (27.81%) Data Protection
10 37 (24.50%) Risk Assessment
11 35 (23.18%) ISMS
12 32 (21.19%) Security Management
12 32 (21.19%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (21.19%) Security Operations
13 31 (20.53%) CRISC
14 27 (17.88%) Degree
15 26 (17.22%) Network Security
15 26 (17.22%) ITIL
16 25 (16.56%) Information Security Management
16 25 (16.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (15.89%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (15.23%) Data Security
18 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
19 20 (13.25%) CEH
19 20 (13.25%) Security Architecture
19 20 (13.25%) GDPR
20 19 (12.58%) Compliance Audit
20 19 (12.58%) Supplier Management
20 19 (12.58%) Windows
21 18 (11.92%) COBIT

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 5 (3.31%) SAS
2 3 (1.99%) IIS
2 3 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.65%) IaaS
3 4 (2.65%) SaaS
4 3 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (39.74%) Firewall
2 26 (17.22%) Network Security
3 24 (15.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (8.61%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.96%) HTTP
5 9 (5.96%) IPsec
6 8 (5.30%) HTTPS
7 6 (3.97%) Internet
7 6 (3.97%) Wireless
8 5 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.31%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (3.31%) DNS
8 5 (3.31%) VPN
9 4 (2.65%) DHCP
9 4 (2.65%) DMZ
9 4 (2.65%) LAN
9 4 (2.65%) Multicast
9 4 (2.65%) WAN
10 3 (1.99%) VoIP
11 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) MySQL
2 5 (3.31%) Big Data
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) AppScan
1 2 (1.32%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.66%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 87 (57.62%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Law
4 4 (2.65%) Legal
5 3 (1.99%) International Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Private Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (36.42%) Analyst
2 45 (29.80%) Security Analyst
3 29 (19.21%) Security Manager
4 26 (17.22%) Information Analyst
4 26 (17.22%) Information Security Analyst
5 18 (11.92%) Security Engineer
5 18 (11.92%) Technical Analyst
5 18 (11.92%) Technical Security Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) IT Manager
6 12 (7.95%) IT Security Manager
7 11 (7.28%) Architect
8 10 (6.62%) IT Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Consultant
9 8 (5.30%) Senior Manager
10 7 (4.64%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 7 (4.64%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Risk Manager
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) CISSP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) .NET
2 5 (3.31%) OAuth
3 2 (1.32%) J2EE
3 2 (1.32%) OpenID
4 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) JSP
4 1 (0.66%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.66%) SAML
4 1 (0.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.30%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (4.64%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.64%) PKI
5 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.31%) CESG
5 5 (3.31%) Fintech
5 5 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.99%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.99%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.32%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.58%) Windows
2 12 (7.95%) Linux
3 9 (5.96%) Unix
4 6 (3.97%) Kali Linux
5 5 (3.31%) Android
5 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.31%) CentOS
5 5 (3.31%) Debian
5 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (68.87%) Information Security
2 51 (33.77%) SIEM
3 44 (29.14%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (27.81%) Data Protection
5 37 (24.50%) Risk Assessment
6 35 (23.18%) ISMS
7 32 (21.19%) Security Management
7 32 (21.19%) Security Operations
7 32 (21.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 26 (17.22%) ITIL
9 25 (16.56%) Information Security Management
9 25 (16.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 23 (15.23%) Data Security
10 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
11 20 (13.25%) Security Architecture
12 19 (12.58%) Compliance Audit
12 19 (12.58%) Supplier Management
13 15 (9.93%) Internal Audit
14 14 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.27%) Java
2 7 (4.64%) Python
3 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.97%) Ruby
4 5 (3.31%) C-shell
4 5 (3.31%) Korn
5 4 (2.65%) C
6 3 (1.99%) C#
6 3 (1.99%) C++
6 3 (1.99%) PHP
6 3 (1.99%) SQL
7 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (72.19%) CISM
2 67 (44.37%) CISA
3 31 (20.53%) CRISC
4 27 (17.88%) Degree
5 20 (13.25%) CEH
6 13 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (7.95%) SANS
8 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.62%) Security Cleared
9 9 (5.96%) GIAC
10 8 (5.30%) CCNA
10 8 (5.30%) CREST Certified
11 7 (4.64%) GCIH
12 5 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (3.31%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (3.31%) LPIC
12 5 (3.31%) RHCA
12 5 (3.31%) RHCE
12 5 (3.31%) RHCSA
12 5 (3.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (39.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (13.25%) GDPR
3 18 (11.92%) COBIT
4 17 (11.26%) PCI DSS
5 6 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (3.31%) SAS 70
7 4 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.99%) SLA
9 2 (1.32%) GCP
9 2 (1.32%) HIPAA
9 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.66%) COSO
10 1 (0.66%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.31%) pfSense
3 2 (1.32%) Docker
4 1 (0.66%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.31%) CSIRT
3 4 (2.65%) Nessus
4 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.66%) Nmap
5 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.66%) Puppet
5 1 (0.66%) QRadar
5 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (9.93%) Cisco
2 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.28%) Palo Alto
4 10 (6.62%) CheckPoint
4 10 (6.62%) F5
5 7 (4.64%) CyberArk
5 7 (4.64%) Fortinet
5 7 (4.64%) Juniper
6 6 (3.97%) Qualys
6 6 (3.97%) Splunk
7 5 (3.31%) Aruba
7 5 (3.31%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.31%) SonicWALL
7 5 (3.31%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.32%) Apple
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix
8 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle
8 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow