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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 172 160
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 86 91 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 1.43% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 6.22% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 83 142
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,828 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,600 £79,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 1268 1464 2539
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.64% 23.06% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1297 2176
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 133 (77.33%) Information Security
2 130 (75.58%) CISM
3 91 (52.91%) CISA
4 69 (40.12%) SIEM
5 67 (38.95%) Management Information System
6 63 (36.63%) Firewall
7 62 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
8 59 (34.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 58 (33.72%) Finance
10 54 (31.40%) Risk Management
11 50 (29.07%) Data Protection
12 41 (23.84%) Security Operations
13 39 (22.67%) Degree
14 35 (20.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 33 (19.19%) Network Security
16 30 (17.44%) Windows
16 30 (17.44%) Computer Science
17 29 (16.86%) Kalman Filter
18 28 (16.28%) CEH
19 27 (15.70%) SANS
20 26 (15.12%) Linux
21 25 (14.53%) Legal
21 25 (14.53%) Security Management
21 25 (14.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 22 (12.79%) Data Protection Act
22 22 (12.79%) Security Monitoring
22 22 (12.79%) Cyber Essentials
23 21 (12.21%) Vulnerability Management
23 21 (12.21%) Banking
23 21 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) Apache
2 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) SaaS
2 7 (4.07%) IaaS
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.74%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (36.63%) Firewall
2 35 (20.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 33 (19.19%) Network Security
4 16 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (5.23%) VPN
7 8 (4.65%) Wireless
8 7 (4.07%) HTTP
9 5 (2.91%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (2.91%) HTTPS
9 5 (2.91%) IPsec
10 4 (2.33%) Internet
10 4 (2.33%) LAN
10 4 (2.33%) WAN
10 4 (2.33%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.74%) LDAP
11 3 (1.74%) Wireless Security
12 2 (1.16%) DNS
12 2 (1.16%) FTP
12 2 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Burp Suite
1 4 (2.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.58%) AppScan
2 1 (0.58%) Paros
2 1 (0.58%) WebScarab
General
1 58 (33.72%) Finance
2 25 (14.53%) Legal
3 21 (12.21%) Banking
4 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.74%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (27.91%) Analyst
2 46 (26.74%) Security Manager
3 33 (19.19%) Security Analyst
4 20 (11.63%) Risk Manager
5 19 (11.05%) Information Manager
5 19 (11.05%) IT Analyst
6 18 (10.47%) Security Engineer
7 16 (9.30%) CISSP Manager
7 16 (9.30%) IT Manager
7 16 (9.30%) IT Security Analyst
8 14 (8.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 14 (8.14%) IT Security Manager
9 13 (7.56%) Security Specialist
10 12 (6.98%) COBIT Manager
10 12 (6.98%) Information Analyst
10 12 (6.98%) Information Risk Manager
10 12 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (6.98%) Security Officer
11 10 (5.81%) CISSP Specialist
12 9 (5.23%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) .NET
1 1 (0.58%) CGI
1 1 (0.58%) HTML
1 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (38.95%) Management Information System
2 30 (17.44%) Computer Science
3 22 (12.79%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (8.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.23%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (3.49%) Fintech
8 5 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.91%) PKI
9 3 (1.74%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.16%) NHS
11 1 (0.58%) CESG
11 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.44%) Windows
2 26 (15.12%) Linux
3 20 (11.63%) Unix
4 11 (6.40%) CentOS
4 11 (6.40%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.91%) Debian
6 5 (2.91%) Kali Linux
6 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (77.33%) Information Security
2 69 (40.12%) SIEM
3 62 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (31.40%) Risk Management
5 50 (29.07%) Data Protection
6 41 (23.84%) Security Operations
7 29 (16.86%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (14.53%) Security Management
8 25 (14.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 22 (12.79%) Security Monitoring
10 21 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (12.21%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (9.30%) Security Architecture
12 15 (8.72%) Database Security
12 15 (8.72%) Incident Management
12 15 (8.72%) ITIL
12 15 (8.72%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (8.14%) Computer Security
13 14 (8.14%) Information Security Management
13 14 (8.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.56%) Python
2 11 (6.40%) SQL
3 8 (4.65%) Java
3 8 (4.65%) Perl
4 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.49%) PHP
6 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.91%) C-shell
6 5 (2.91%) Korn
6 5 (2.91%) Ruby
7 4 (2.33%) C
8 2 (1.16%) C#
8 2 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 130 (75.58%) CISM
2 91 (52.91%) CISA
3 39 (22.67%) Degree
4 28 (16.28%) CEH
5 27 (15.70%) SANS
6 14 (8.14%) CRISC
7 13 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (7.56%) GIAC
8 12 (6.98%) GCIH
9 10 (5.81%) GCIA
9 10 (5.81%) GSEC
9 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
10 8 (4.65%) GCED
10 8 (4.65%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.07%) CCNA
12 6 (3.49%) CCSP
12 6 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (3.49%) CREST Certified
13 5 (2.91%) LPIC
13 5 (2.91%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (34.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (12.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 17 (9.88%) COBIT
4 14 (8.14%) GDPR
5 13 (7.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (5.81%) PCI DSS
7 4 (2.33%) SLA
8 3 (1.74%) ISO 22301
8 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.58%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.91%) pfSense
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.40%) Nessus
2 8 (4.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (4.65%) SCCM
3 6 (3.49%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.16%) CSIRT
5 2 (1.16%) Nmap
6 1 (0.58%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (8.72%) Cisco
2 12 (6.98%) CheckPoint
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.98%) Palo Alto
3 11 (6.40%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.49%) F5
4 6 (3.49%) Fortinet
4 6 (3.49%) Juniper
5 5 (2.91%) Aruba
5 5 (2.91%) Citrix
5 5 (2.91%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (2.91%) SonicWALL
5 5 (2.91%) WatchGuard
6 4 (2.33%) McAfee
6 4 (2.33%) Qualys
6 4 (2.33%) Splunk
7 3 (1.74%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.74%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.74%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.16%) Sophos
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 + car, bonus, pension, and healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago