Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 199 193
Rank change year-on-year +35 -6 +70
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 184 179 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 1.38% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 5.98% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 166 167 252
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,950 £43,860
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £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 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 2404 2991 4988
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 23.74% 23.12% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2678 4285
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,507 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,375 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 146 (79.35%) CISM
2 135 (73.37%) Information Security
3 98 (53.26%) CISA
4 85 (46.20%) Finance
5 71 (38.59%) SIEM
6 66 (35.87%) Firewall
6 66 (35.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 58 (31.52%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (28.26%) Management Information System
8 52 (28.26%) Data Protection
9 49 (26.63%) Security Operations
10 44 (23.91%) Risk Management
11 43 (23.37%) Degree
12 36 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
13 30 (16.30%) Network Security
14 29 (15.76%) Security Management
15 28 (15.22%) Windows
15 28 (15.22%) Computer Science
15 28 (15.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 27 (14.67%) CEH
17 26 (14.13%) Kalman Filter
18 25 (13.59%) ISMS
19 24 (13.04%) COBIT
19 24 (13.04%) Banking
19 24 (13.04%) ITIL
19 24 (13.04%) Linux
19 24 (13.04%) CRISC
19 24 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
20 22 (11.96%) SANS
20 22 (11.96%) Risk Assessment

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 4 (2.17%) IIS
2 2 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) IaaS
1 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.80%) SaaS
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (35.87%) Firewall
2 36 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (16.30%) Network Security
4 17 (9.24%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.35%) HTTP
6 7 (3.80%) HTTPS
6 7 (3.80%) IPsec
6 7 (3.80%) VPN
6 7 (3.80%) Wireless
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (2.17%) DNS
8 4 (2.17%) Internet
8 4 (2.17%) LAN
8 4 (2.17%) WAN
9 3 (1.63%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.09%) LDAP
10 2 (1.09%) VoIP
10 2 (1.09%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.72%) Big Data
2 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Burp Suite
1 3 (1.63%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.09%) AppScan
3 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) Paros
3 1 (0.54%) WebScarab
General
1 85 (46.20%) Finance
2 24 (13.04%) Banking
3 19 (10.33%) Legal
4 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.63%) Law
6 3 (1.63%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (1.09%) International Banking
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (30.43%) Analyst
2 47 (25.54%) Security Manager
3 44 (23.91%) Security Analyst
4 22 (11.96%) IT Analyst
5 21 (11.41%) Security Engineer
6 19 (10.33%) IT Manager
6 19 (10.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 17 (9.24%) IT Security Manager
8 16 (8.70%) Information Analyst
8 16 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
9 15 (8.15%) Risk Manager
10 14 (7.61%) Information Manager
11 13 (7.07%) CISSP Manager
11 13 (7.07%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 13 (7.07%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (7.07%) Technical Security Analyst
12 12 (6.52%) Architect
13 11 (5.98%) Consultant
13 11 (5.98%) Security Architect
14 10 (5.43%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.26%) .NET
2 4 (2.17%) OAuth
3 2 (1.09%) HTML
3 2 (1.09%) J2EE
3 2 (1.09%) OpenID
3 2 (1.09%) XML
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.54%) CGI
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) JSP
4 1 (0.54%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.54%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.54%) SAML
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
4 1 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (28.26%) Management Information System
2 28 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 20 (10.87%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (5.98%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.80%) Fintech
6 7 (3.80%) PKI
7 6 (3.26%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (2.72%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.63%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.09%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.09%) NHS
11 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.54%) CESG
11 1 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.22%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Linux
3 17 (9.24%) Unix
4 11 (5.98%) CentOS
4 11 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.26%) Android
5 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.72%) Debian
6 5 (2.72%) Kali Linux
6 5 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (73.37%) Information Security
2 71 (38.59%) SIEM
3 58 (31.52%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (28.26%) Data Protection
5 49 (26.63%) Security Operations
6 44 (23.91%) Risk Management
7 29 (15.76%) Security Management
8 28 (15.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 26 (14.13%) Kalman Filter
10 25 (13.59%) ISMS
11 24 (13.04%) ITIL
11 24 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 22 (11.96%) Risk Assessment
13 21 (11.41%) Information Security Management
14 20 (10.87%) Data Security
14 20 (10.87%) Security Architecture
15 18 (9.78%) Security Monitoring
15 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (8.70%) Supplier Management
17 15 (8.15%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.07%) Java
1 13 (7.07%) Python
2 10 (5.43%) SQL
3 8 (4.35%) Perl
4 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.26%) PHP
6 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.72%) C-shell
6 5 (2.72%) Korn
6 5 (2.72%) Ruby
7 4 (2.17%) C
8 3 (1.63%) C#
8 3 (1.63%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 146 (79.35%) CISM
2 98 (53.26%) CISA
3 43 (23.37%) Degree
4 27 (14.67%) CEH
5 24 (13.04%) CRISC
6 22 (11.96%) SANS
7 16 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.89%) GIAC
9 8 (4.35%) CCSP
9 8 (4.35%) GCIH
9 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (3.80%) CCNA
10 7 (3.80%) GSEC
10 7 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (3.26%) CREST Certified
11 6 (3.26%) GCIA
12 5 (2.72%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (35.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (13.04%) COBIT
3 18 (9.78%) GDPR
4 17 (9.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (8.15%) PCI DSS
6 9 (4.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (3.26%) SLA
8 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (1.63%) HIPAA
9 3 (1.63%) ISO 22301
9 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (1.09%) GCP
11 1 (0.54%) COSO
11 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.54%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.54%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.72%) pfSense
3 2 (1.09%) Docker
4 1 (0.54%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.35%) SCCM
2 7 (3.80%) Nessus
3 6 (3.26%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.63%) CSIRT
6 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.54%) Nmap
7 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.54%) Puppet
7 1 (0.54%) QRadar
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (8.70%) Cisco
2 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.98%) CheckPoint
3 11 (5.98%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.43%) Palo Alto
5 9 (4.89%) CyberArk
6 8 (4.35%) Splunk
7 7 (3.80%) F5
7 7 (3.80%) Fortinet
7 7 (3.80%) Qualys
8 6 (3.26%) Juniper
9 5 (2.72%) Aruba
9 5 (2.72%) Citrix
9 5 (2.72%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (2.72%) SonicWALL
9 5 (2.72%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.17%) McAfee
11 3 (1.63%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.63%) Sophos
12 2 (1.09%) Riverbed