Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 158 218
Rank change year-on-year 0 +60 0
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 198 196 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 1.84% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.76% 7.99% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 187 167 175
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - +20.27%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,500 £101,500 £104,200
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% - +18.42%

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 2,261 2,454 3,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.83% 23.03% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,025 2,184 3,097
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +6.80%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,825 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,500 £86,250
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +9 2 £50,000 -56.52%
CISSP
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 (72.22%) Information Security
2 127 (64.14%) CISM
3 126 (63.64%) Finance
4 80 (40.40%) CISA
5 78 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 73 (36.87%) Cybersecurity
7 57 (28.79%) Firewall
8 48 (24.24%) SIEM
9 43 (21.72%) Vulnerability Management
9 43 (21.72%) Security Architecture
10 35 (17.68%) ISMS
10 35 (17.68%) Risk Assessment
10 35 (17.68%) GDPR
11 34 (17.17%) ITIL
11 34 (17.17%) Degree
12 33 (16.67%) Security Management
12 33 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 33 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 33 (16.67%) CRISC
13 30 (15.15%) Data Protection
13 30 (15.15%) CEH
14 29 (14.65%) Windows
15 28 (14.14%) Network Security
16 27 (13.64%) Security Operations
17 24 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (12.12%) Information Security Management
18 23 (11.62%) COBIT
19 22 (11.11%) Internal Audit

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 6 (3.03%) SAS
2 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) IaaS
3 2 (1.01%) PaaS
3 2 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (28.79%) Firewall
2 28 (14.14%) Network Security
3 24 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (7.58%) IPsec
5 13 (6.57%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.56%) VPN
7 9 (4.55%) Internet
8 7 (3.54%) Wireless
9 6 (3.03%) 802.11
9 6 (3.03%) BGP
9 6 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (3.03%) HSRP
9 6 (3.03%) OpenVPN
9 6 (3.03%) OSPF
10 5 (2.53%) DNS
11 4 (2.02%) DHCP
11 4 (2.02%) HTTP
11 4 (2.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.54%) MySQL
2 4 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.52%) Big Data
3 3 (1.52%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) AppScan
1 2 (1.01%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.01%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.51%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (63.64%) Finance
2 18 (9.09%) Banking
3 13 (6.57%) Law
4 12 (6.06%) Legal
5 4 (2.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.52%) International Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (33.33%) Analyst
2 61 (30.81%) Security Analyst
3 38 (19.19%) Security Manager
4 25 (12.63%) Information Analyst
4 25 (12.63%) Information Security Analyst
5 20 (10.10%) Security Officer
6 19 (9.60%) Information Manager
6 19 (9.60%) Information Security Officer
7 16 (8.08%) Information Security Manager
7 16 (8.08%) IT Analyst
7 16 (8.08%) IT Security Analyst
7 16 (8.08%) Risk Manager
8 15 (7.58%) Architect
8 15 (7.58%) Information Officer
8 15 (7.58%) IT Manager
8 15 (7.58%) Security Architect
9 14 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
11 11 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) .NET
2 6 (3.03%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.52%) OAuth
4 2 (1.01%) J2EE
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) JSP
5 1 (0.51%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.51%) SAML
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.09%) Fintech
3 15 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.07%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (4.04%) CESG
7 6 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.03%) PKI
8 5 (2.53%) Blog
9 4 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.01%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.01%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.01%) User Experience
12 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.65%) Windows
2 14 (7.07%) Linux
3 10 (5.05%) Unix
4 8 (4.04%) Kali Linux
5 7 (3.54%) Android
5 7 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.03%) CentOS
6 6 (3.03%) Debian
6 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (72.22%) Information Security
2 73 (36.87%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (24.24%) SIEM
4 43 (21.72%) Security Architecture
4 43 (21.72%) Vulnerability Management
5 35 (17.68%) ISMS
5 35 (17.68%) Risk Assessment
6 34 (17.17%) ITIL
7 33 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 33 (16.67%) Security Management
8 30 (15.15%) Data Protection
9 27 (13.64%) Security Operations
10 24 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (12.12%) Information Security Management
10 24 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (11.11%) Internal Audit
12 20 (10.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 18 (9.09%) Data Security
13 18 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (8.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.05%) Java
2 4 (2.02%) C
2 4 (2.02%) PHP
3 3 (1.52%) C#
3 3 (1.52%) C++
3 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.01%) Python
4 2 (1.01%) SQL
4 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.51%) Perl
5 1 (0.51%) Ruby
5 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (64.14%) CISM
2 80 (40.40%) CISA
3 34 (17.17%) Degree
4 33 (16.67%) CRISC
5 30 (15.15%) CEH
6 20 (10.10%) SANS
7 19 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (9.60%) GIAC
8 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
9 10 (5.05%) CCIE
9 10 (5.05%) CCNA
10 9 (4.55%) CREST Certified
10 9 (4.55%) RHCE
11 8 (4.04%) GCIH
12 7 (3.54%) CCNP
13 6 (3.03%) CCSA
13 6 (3.03%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (3.03%) RHCA
13 6 (3.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (17.68%) GDPR
3 23 (11.62%) COBIT
4 20 (10.10%) PCI DSS
5 11 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (3.03%) SAS 70
7 4 (2.02%) COSO
7 4 (2.02%) MiFID
7 4 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (1.01%) HIPAA
9 2 (1.01%) SLA
10 1 (0.51%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.03%) pfSense
2 6 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (8.59%) Nessus
2 6 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.03%) OpenVAS
2 6 (3.03%) OSSEC
3 5 (2.53%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.01%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
5 1 (0.51%) Nmap
5 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (10.61%) Cisco
2 20 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.58%) F5
3 15 (7.58%) Palo Alto
4 13 (6.57%) Juniper
5 10 (5.05%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.04%) McAfee
7 6 (3.03%) AlienVault
7 6 (3.03%) Aruba
7 6 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (3.03%) ForeScout
7 6 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 6 (3.03%) HP
7 6 (3.03%) LogRhythm
7 6 (3.03%) Qualys
7 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.03%) SonicWALL
7 6 (3.03%) Sourcefire
7 6 (3.03%) Splunk
7 6 (3.03%) WatchGuard