Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 178 227
Rank change year-on-year -4 +49 +69
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 162 198 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.62% 1.67% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 7.46% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 143 169 192
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,750 £45,000 £43,860
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,000 £92,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -2.26% +2.31% +8.33%

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 2250 2655 4273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.53% 22.41% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2351 3655
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,450 £31,507 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 125 (77.16%) CISM
2 115 (70.99%) Information Security
3 82 (50.62%) CISA
3 82 (50.62%) Finance
4 65 (40.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (38.89%) Firewall
6 55 (33.95%) SIEM
7 45 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (27.16%) Security Operations
9 41 (25.31%) Data Protection
10 37 (22.84%) Security Management
11 35 (21.60%) Risk Assessment
11 35 (21.60%) ISMS
12 33 (20.37%) Degree
12 33 (20.37%) CRISC
13 29 (17.90%) Vulnerability Management
13 29 (17.90%) Information Security Management
13 29 (17.90%) Risk Management
14 27 (16.67%) Management Information System
14 27 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 26 (16.05%) Network Security
16 24 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
16 24 (14.81%) ITIL
17 22 (13.58%) Data Security
17 22 (13.58%) CEH
17 22 (13.58%) Supplier Management
18 21 (12.96%) GDPR
19 20 (12.35%) Security Architecture
20 19 (11.73%) COBIT
20 19 (11.73%) PCI DSS

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 (2.47%) IIS
2 3 (1.85%) SAS
3 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) IaaS
1 6 (3.70%) SaaS
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (38.89%) Firewall
2 26 (16.05%) Network Security
3 24 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.56%) HTTP
6 8 (4.94%) HTTPS
6 8 (4.94%) IPsec
7 7 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.32%) VPN
8 6 (3.70%) DNS
8 6 (3.70%) Internet
8 6 (3.70%) LAN
8 6 (3.70%) WAN
9 5 (3.09%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (3.09%) Wireless
10 4 (2.47%) DHCP
10 4 (2.47%) DMZ
10 4 (2.47%) Multicast
11 3 (1.85%) VoIP
12 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) Big Data
1 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) MySQL
3 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) AppScan
2 1 (0.62%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.62%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.62%) Paros
2 1 (0.62%) WebScarab
General
1 82 (50.62%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Banking
3 7 (4.32%) Legal
4 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.09%) Law
6 4 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.85%) International Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Games
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
8 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (34.57%) Analyst
2 48 (29.63%) Security Analyst
3 34 (20.99%) Security Manager
4 24 (14.81%) Information Analyst
4 24 (14.81%) Information Security Analyst
5 20 (12.35%) Security Engineer
6 18 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 18 (11.11%) Technical Security Analyst
7 17 (10.49%) IT Manager
8 16 (9.88%) IT Security Manager
9 14 (8.64%) IT Analyst
10 11 (6.79%) Architect
10 11 (6.79%) Consultant
10 11 (6.79%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (6.17%) Security Architect
12 8 (4.94%) Security Officer
12 8 (4.94%) Senior Manager
13 7 (4.32%) Risk Consultant
13 7 (4.32%) Risk Manager
13 7 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) .NET
2 5 (3.09%) OAuth
3 2 (1.23%) HTML
3 2 (1.23%) J2EE
3 2 (1.23%) OpenID
3 2 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.62%) CGI
4 1 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) JSP
4 1 (0.62%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.62%) SAML
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.17%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.94%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.32%) PKI
6 5 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.85%) CESG
8 3 (1.85%) Fintech
8 3 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.23%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.23%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 10 (6.17%) Linux
3 6 (3.70%) Unix
4 5 (3.09%) Android
4 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.09%) CentOS
4 5 (3.09%) Debian
4 5 (3.09%) Kali Linux
4 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.09%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.62%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (70.99%) Information Security
2 55 (33.95%) SIEM
3 45 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (27.16%) Security Operations
5 41 (25.31%) Data Protection
6 37 (22.84%) Security Management
7 35 (21.60%) ISMS
7 35 (21.60%) Risk Assessment
8 29 (17.90%) Information Security Management
8 29 (17.90%) Risk Management
8 29 (17.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 24 (14.81%) ITIL
11 22 (13.58%) Data Security
11 22 (13.58%) Supplier Management
12 20 (12.35%) Security Architecture
13 18 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
14 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.64%) Patch Management
16 12 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.64%) Java
2 7 (4.32%) Python
3 6 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.09%) C
4 5 (3.09%) C-shell
4 5 (3.09%) Korn
4 5 (3.09%) Ruby
5 3 (1.85%) C#
5 3 (1.85%) C++
5 3 (1.85%) SQL
6 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 125 (77.16%) CISM
2 82 (50.62%) CISA
3 33 (20.37%) CRISC
3 33 (20.37%) Degree
4 22 (13.58%) CEH
5 15 (9.26%) SANS
6 9 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.94%) GCIH
7 8 (4.94%) GIAC
7 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.70%) CREST Certified
8 6 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (3.09%) CCNA
9 5 (3.09%) ISACA
9 5 (3.09%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (3.09%) LPIC
9 5 (3.09%) RHCA
9 5 (3.09%) RHCE
9 5 (3.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (40.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (12.96%) GDPR
3 19 (11.73%) COBIT
3 19 (11.73%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.85%) SAS 70
6 3 (1.85%) SLA
7 2 (1.23%) GCP
7 2 (1.23%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.62%) COSO
8 1 (0.62%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.62%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.09%) pfSense
3 2 (1.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.62%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) CSIRT
1 6 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.85%) Nessus
3 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.62%) Nmap
4 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.62%) QRadar
4 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (10.49%) Cisco
2 14 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 10 (6.17%) Palo Alto
5 9 (5.56%) F5
6 7 (4.32%) CyberArk
6 7 (4.32%) Fortinet
6 7 (4.32%) Qualys
6 7 (4.32%) Splunk
7 5 (3.09%) Aruba
7 5 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (3.09%) Juniper
7 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.09%) SonicWALL
7 5 (3.09%) WatchGuard
8 4 (2.47%) Citrix
9 2 (1.23%) Apple
9 2 (1.23%) IBM
9 2 (1.23%) McAfee
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle