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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
London / City of London
Rank 132 179 176
Rank change year-on-year +47 -3  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 89 91 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 1.28% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 5.13% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 87 83 100
Median salary £62,500 £61,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.45% -4.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £89,500 £90,000
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 1260 1774 2687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.92% 25.00% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1584 2256
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,001 £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 27 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 27 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
2 126 (70.39%) CISM
3 82 (45.81%) Cybersecurity
4 76 (42.46%) CISA
5 64 (35.75%) Management Information System
6 57 (31.84%) Risk Management
6 57 (31.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (30.73%) Finance
8 50 (27.93%) SIEM
9 45 (25.14%) Data Protection
10 40 (22.35%) Firewall
11 38 (21.23%) Legal
12 32 (17.88%) Degree
12 32 (17.88%) Security Operations
13 29 (16.20%) Security Architecture
14 27 (15.08%) SANS
14 27 (15.08%) Banking
15 26 (14.53%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (13.97%) Network Security
17 24 (13.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 23 (12.85%) Kalman Filter
19 22 (12.29%) Penetration Testing
20 20 (11.17%) Computer Science
20 20 (11.17%) Windows
21 19 (10.61%) Unix
21 19 (10.61%) Identity Access Management
21 19 (10.61%) Security Monitoring
22 18 (10.06%) Data Protection Act
23 17 (9.50%) Linux
23 17 (9.50%) Security Management

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 3 (1.68%) Temenos T24
1 3 (1.68%) Veritas eDiscovery
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 40 (22.35%) Firewall
2 26 (14.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (13.97%) Network Security
4 6 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.79%) HTTP
5 5 (2.79%) LDAP
5 5 (2.79%) Wireless
5 5 (2.79%) Wireless Security
6 4 (2.23%) Internet
6 4 (2.23%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.12%) FTP
8 2 (1.12%) LAN
8 2 (1.12%) SAN
8 2 (1.12%) SMTP
8 2 (1.12%) SSH
8 2 (1.12%) VPN
8 2 (1.12%) WAN
9 1 (0.56%) SCCP
9 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 55 (30.73%) Finance
2 38 (21.23%) Legal
3 27 (15.08%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Law
4 4 (2.23%) Retail
5 3 (1.68%) Local Government
6 2 (1.12%) German Language
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (26.82%) Security Manager
2 47 (26.26%) Analyst
3 37 (20.67%) Security Analyst
4 27 (15.08%) Information Manager
5 22 (12.29%) Risk Manager
5 22 (12.29%) Security Officer
6 20 (11.17%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (10.06%) IT Analyst
7 18 (10.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 17 (9.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 13 (7.26%) Architect
9 13 (7.26%) CISSP Analyst
9 13 (7.26%) Information Analyst
9 13 (7.26%) Information Officer
9 13 (7.26%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (7.26%) Information Security Officer
9 13 (7.26%) Security Architect
10 12 (6.70%) CISSP Manager
11 11 (6.15%) 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 64 (35.75%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.17%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.06%) 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%) Fintech
9 2 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.56%) Life Science
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.17%) Windows
2 19 (10.61%) Unix
3 17 (9.50%) Linux
4 4 (2.23%) CentOS
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (79.89%) Information Security
2 82 (45.81%) Cybersecurity
3 57 (31.84%) Risk Management
4 50 (27.93%) SIEM
5 45 (25.14%) Data Protection
6 32 (17.88%) Security Operations
7 29 (16.20%) Security Architecture
8 24 (13.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 23 (12.85%) Kalman Filter
10 22 (12.29%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (10.61%) Identity Access Management
11 19 (10.61%) Security Monitoring
12 17 (9.50%) Security Management
13 16 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (8.94%) Vulnerability Management
14 15 (8.38%) Database Security
15 14 (7.82%) Computer Security
15 14 (7.82%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (7.82%) Security Testing
16 13 (7.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.59%) SQL
2 8 (4.47%) Java
3 7 (3.91%) Perl
3 7 (3.91%) Python
4 6 (3.35%) PHP
5 4 (2.23%) C
5 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.68%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 126 (70.39%) CISM
2 76 (42.46%) CISA
3 32 (17.88%) Degree
4 27 (15.08%) SANS
5 16 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (7.82%) CEH
6 14 (7.82%) GIAC
7 11 (6.15%) CRISC
7 11 (6.15%) GCIH
8 10 (5.59%) GCIA
8 10 (5.59%) GSEC
9 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
10 8 (4.47%) CCNA
10 8 (4.47%) GCED
11 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.79%) CCIE
13 4 (2.23%) CCNP
13 4 (2.23%) CCSP
13 4 (2.23%) CISMP
13 4 (2.23%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (31.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.94%) COBIT
3 14 (7.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.79%) SLA
6 4 (2.23%) GDPR
6 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.12%) QA
8 1 (0.56%) BS25999
8 1 (0.56%) BS7799
8 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) 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
3 4 (2.23%) SCCM
4 3 (1.68%) HP Fortify
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
2 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.68%) HP
3 3 (1.68%) Palo Alto
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%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.56%) Splunk
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec
5 1 (0.56%) Veracode
5 1 (0.56%) VMware
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