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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
London / City of London
Rank 137 180 179
Rank change year-on-year +43 -1  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 85 91 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 1.29% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 5.17% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 83 83 94
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £89,250
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 1242 1760 2620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.79% 25.04% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1569 2202
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the City of London

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 143 (79.89%) Information Security
2 127 (70.95%) CISM
3 80 (44.69%) Cybersecurity
4 76 (42.46%) CISA
5 63 (35.20%) Management Information System
6 56 (31.28%) Risk Management
6 56 (31.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 54 (30.17%) Finance
8 48 (26.82%) SIEM
9 44 (24.58%) Data Protection
10 39 (21.79%) Legal
10 39 (21.79%) Firewall
11 32 (17.88%) Security Operations
12 31 (17.32%) Degree
13 30 (16.76%) Security Architecture
14 27 (15.08%) SANS
15 26 (14.53%) Banking
16 25 (13.97%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (13.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (13.41%) Penetration Testing
18 23 (12.85%) Network Security
19 21 (11.73%) Kalman Filter
20 19 (10.61%) Computer Science
20 19 (10.61%) Windows
20 19 (10.61%) Identity Access Management
20 19 (10.61%) Security Monitoring
21 18 (10.06%) Unix
21 18 (10.06%) Security Management
22 17 (9.50%) Data Protection Act
23 16 (8.94%) CEH

CISSP
Top Related 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 3 (1.68%) JBoss
1 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 3 (1.68%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.79%) Firewall
2 25 (13.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (12.85%) Network Security
4 5 (2.79%) HTTP
4 5 (2.79%) LDAP
4 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.79%) Wireless
4 5 (2.79%) Wireless Security
5 4 (2.23%) Internet
5 4 (2.23%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.12%) FTP
7 2 (1.12%) LAN
7 2 (1.12%) SAN
7 2 (1.12%) SMTP
7 2 (1.12%) SSH
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) WAN
8 1 (0.56%) SCCP
8 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) Big Data
2 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Burp Suite
2 4 (2.23%) AppScan
2 4 (2.23%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.68%) Paros
4 2 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 54 (30.17%) Finance
2 39 (21.79%) Legal
3 26 (14.53%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Law
6 3 (1.68%) Local Government
7 2 (1.12%) German Language
7 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (26.26%) Analyst
1 47 (26.26%) Security Manager
2 37 (20.67%) Security Analyst
3 26 (14.53%) Information Manager
4 23 (12.85%) Security Officer
5 21 (11.73%) Risk Manager
6 20 (11.17%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (10.06%) IT Analyst
7 18 (10.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 16 (8.94%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 14 (7.82%) Architect
9 14 (7.82%) Security Architect
10 13 (7.26%) CISSP Analyst
10 13 (7.26%) Information Analyst
10 13 (7.26%) Information Officer
10 13 (7.26%) Information Security Analyst
10 13 (7.26%) Information Security Officer
11 11 (6.15%) CISSP Manager
12 10 (5.59%) Information Risk Manager
12 10 (5.59%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.12%) J2EE
2 2 (1.12%) RESTful
3 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 63 (35.20%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.50%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (7.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (6.15%) Cyber Attack
6 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.23%) CESG
7 4 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) Fintech
10 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.56%) Life Science
10 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Windows
2 18 (10.06%) Unix
3 16 (8.94%) Linux
4 3 (1.68%) CentOS
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (79.89%) Information Security
2 80 (44.69%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (31.28%) Risk Management
4 48 (26.82%) SIEM
5 44 (24.58%) Data Protection
6 32 (17.88%) Security Operations
7 30 (16.76%) Security Architecture
8 24 (13.41%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (13.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 21 (11.73%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (10.61%) Identity Access Management
10 19 (10.61%) Security Monitoring
11 18 (10.06%) Security Management
12 16 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.94%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (8.38%) Security Testing
14 14 (7.82%) Computer Security
14 14 (7.82%) Database Security
14 14 (7.82%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (7.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.03%) SQL
2 8 (4.47%) Java
3 6 (3.35%) Perl
3 6 (3.35%) Python
4 5 (2.79%) PHP
5 4 (2.23%) C
6 3 (1.68%) C++
6 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 127 (70.95%) CISM
2 76 (42.46%) CISA
3 31 (17.32%) Degree
4 27 (15.08%) SANS
5 16 (8.94%) CEH
6 15 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (7.82%) GIAC
8 11 (6.15%) CRISC
8 11 (6.15%) GCIH
9 10 (5.59%) GCIA
9 10 (5.59%) GSEC
10 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
11 8 (4.47%) CCNA
11 8 (4.47%) GCED
12 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.79%) CCIE
14 4 (2.23%) CCNP
14 4 (2.23%) CISMP
14 4 (2.23%) ISACA
14 4 (2.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (31.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.38%) COBIT
3 13 (7.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (5.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.35%) PCI DSS
6 5 (2.79%) SLA
7 4 (2.23%) GDPR
7 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (1.12%) QA
9 1 (0.56%) BS25999
9 1 (0.56%) BS7799
9 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (3.91%) Nessus
3 4 (2.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (1.68%) HP Fortify
4 3 (1.68%) SCCM
4 3 (1.68%) WebInspect
5 2 (1.12%) Nmap
6 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.23%) Cisco
2 4 (2.23%) CyberArk
3 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.68%) HP
3 3 (1.68%) Palo Alto
3 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.12%) Citrix
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle
4 2 (1.12%) Qualys
4 2 (1.12%) Varonis
5 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.56%) IBM
5 1 (0.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.56%) Juniper
5 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.56%) Splunk
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec
5 1 (0.56%) Veracode
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onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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