Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 183 205
Rank change year-on-year +85 +22 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 329 162 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.11% 1.59% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.48% 6.41% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 298 155 189
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £98,250 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% - -

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 2,440 2,529 3,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.03% 24.81% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,176 2,266 3,052
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,625 £31,501
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the City of London

CISSP
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £50,000 -
CISSP
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 241 (73.25%) Information Security
2 198 (60.18%) CISM
3 179 (54.41%) Finance
4 132 (40.12%) Firewall
5 120 (36.47%) CISA
6 116 (35.26%) Cybersecurity
7 98 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 75 (22.80%) Risk Management
9 70 (21.28%) GDPR
10 69 (20.97%) Degree
11 68 (20.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 64 (19.45%) SIEM
13 62 (18.84%) Windows
14 57 (17.33%) Management Information System
14 57 (17.33%) Security Architecture
15 53 (16.11%) Network Security
16 50 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
17 48 (14.59%) Penetration Testing
18 47 (14.29%) CEH
19 45 (13.68%) Cisco
20 41 (12.46%) Intrusion Detection
21 40 (12.16%) Security Operations
22 39 (11.85%) Linux
23 37 (11.25%) ITIL
23 37 (11.25%) CRISC
24 34 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
25 33 (10.03%) Incident Management
26 32 (9.73%) Risk Assessment
27 31 (9.42%) SANS
28 30 (9.12%) Security Monitoring

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 (0.61%) Confluence
1 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.13%) IaaS
3 7 (2.13%) PaaS
3 7 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 132 (40.12%) Firewall
2 53 (16.11%) Network Security
3 41 (12.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (8.21%) TCP/IP
6 24 (7.29%) Internet
7 23 (6.99%) Wireless
8 21 (6.38%) BGP
8 21 (6.38%) OSPF
9 17 (5.17%) BIG-IP
9 17 (5.17%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (5.17%) DNS
9 17 (5.17%) NX-OS
10 15 (4.56%) DHCP
10 15 (4.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (4.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (4.26%) VPN
12 12 (3.65%) IPsec
13 8 (2.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.61%) Big Data
1 2 (0.61%) Blockchain
1 2 (0.61%) MySQL
2 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.52%) AppScan
2 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.61%) JIRA
2 2 (0.61%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.30%) Gradle
3 1 (0.30%) Subversion
3 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 179 (54.41%) Finance
2 23 (6.99%) Banking
2 23 (6.99%) Legal
3 10 (3.04%) Law
4 5 (1.52%) Retail
4 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.22%) Advertising
5 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.91%) Marketing
6 3 (0.91%) Publishing
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (27.66%) Analyst
2 85 (25.84%) Security Analyst
3 55 (16.72%) Security Manager
4 38 (11.55%) Security Officer
5 34 (10.33%) Security Engineer
6 32 (9.73%) Security Specialist
7 30 (9.12%) Information Analyst
7 30 (9.12%) Information Security Analyst
8 28 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 28 (8.51%) Information Manager
8 28 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
9 25 (7.60%) Information Security Officer
10 21 (6.38%) Information Officer
11 20 (6.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 20 (6.08%) Senior Security Specialist
12 19 (5.78%) Head of Security
12 19 (5.78%) Risk Manager
13 18 (5.47%) CISSP Analyst
14 16 (4.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 16 (4.86%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.13%) .NET
2 6 (1.82%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.33%) Management Information System
2 34 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.90%) Computer Science
4 24 (7.29%) Fintech
5 15 (4.56%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (3.65%) Blog
7 11 (3.34%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.74%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.13%) PKI
10 6 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
14 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.84%) Windows
2 39 (11.85%) Linux
3 18 (5.47%) Unix
4 10 (3.04%) CentOS
4 10 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.74%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.13%) Kali Linux
7 6 (1.82%) Debian
7 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.22%) AIX
9 4 (1.22%) HPUX
9 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.91%) Android
10 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (73.25%) Information Security
2 116 (35.26%) Cybersecurity
3 75 (22.80%) Risk Management
4 68 (20.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 64 (19.45%) SIEM
6 57 (17.33%) Security Architecture
7 48 (14.59%) Penetration Testing
8 40 (12.16%) Security Operations
9 37 (11.25%) ITIL
10 33 (10.03%) Incident Management
11 32 (9.73%) Risk Assessment
12 30 (9.12%) Security Monitoring
13 26 (7.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 25 (7.60%) Data Protection
14 25 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (7.29%) Threat Intelligence
16 22 (6.69%) Identity Access Management
17 21 (6.38%) Security Management
18 20 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (6.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.43%) Bash Shell
1 8 (2.43%) C
1 8 (2.43%) Python
2 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.82%) Java
4 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.91%) Perl
6 2 (0.61%) C++
6 2 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.30%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) Go
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 198 (60.18%) CISM
2 120 (36.47%) CISA
3 69 (20.97%) Degree
4 50 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (14.29%) CEH
6 37 (11.25%) CRISC
7 31 (9.42%) SANS
8 27 (8.21%) CCNP
9 26 (7.90%) GIAC
10 21 (6.38%) CLAS
11 18 (5.47%) CCNA
11 18 (5.47%) CompTIA Security+
12 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (4.86%) MCSE
14 15 (4.56%) CCSE
15 11 (3.34%) CCIE
15 11 (3.34%) RHCE
16 10 (3.04%) CCSP
16 10 (3.04%) CREST Certified
17 9 (2.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (21.28%) GDPR
3 30 (9.12%) PCI DSS
4 18 (5.47%) COBIT
5 16 (4.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (3.34%) MiFID
7 10 (3.04%) ISO 22301
8 9 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (2.13%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.22%) COSO
10 4 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (1.22%) QA
11 3 (0.91%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.91%) SLA
12 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.30%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.56%) XenServer
3 6 (1.82%) pfSense
3 6 (1.82%) Snort
4 2 (0.61%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (6.69%) Nessus
2 6 (1.82%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.82%) OpenVAS
2 6 (1.82%) OSSEC
3 5 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.91%) HP Fortify
4 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.61%) SCCM
5 2 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.61%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.30%) CASB
6 1 (0.30%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (13.68%) Cisco
2 29 (8.81%) F5
3 27 (8.21%) Juniper
4 26 (7.90%) CheckPoint
5 23 (6.99%) HP
6 19 (5.78%) Blue Coat
7 17 (5.17%) Infoblox
7 17 (5.17%) SolarWinds
8 15 (4.56%) Imperva
8 15 (4.56%) Microsoft
8 15 (4.56%) VMware
9 12 (3.65%) Palo Alto
10 10 (3.04%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.74%) McAfee
12 7 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.82%) AlienVault
13 6 (1.82%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (1.82%) ForeScout
13 6 (1.82%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.82%) WatchGuard