Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 188 142
Rank change year-on-year +8 -46 +40
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 50 56 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.96% 0.92% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 3.85% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 88
East Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% -25.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £40,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £77,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £59,925
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.30% +8.95%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,078 1,455 2,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.78% 23.86% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1,107 1,498
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the East Midlands

CISSP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for CISSP in the East Midlands

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the East Midlands

CISSP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire +16 25 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Leicestershire +23 12 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Derbyshire -7 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Northamptonshire -3 5 £44,500 +1.14% 7
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 40 (80.00%) Information Security
2 32 (64.00%) ITIL
3 27 (54.00%) Firewall
4 26 (52.00%) CISM
4 26 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (32.00%) Windows
7 16 (32.00%) Data Protection
8 15 (30.00%) Network Security
8 15 (30.00%) Unix
8 15 (30.00%) Patch Management
8 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 14 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 14 (28.00%) GDPR
9 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
9 14 (28.00%) Finance
10 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (24.00%) CISA
12 11 (22.00%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (20.00%) IaaS
13 10 (20.00%) ISMS
13 10 (20.00%) PCI DSS
13 10 (20.00%) SaaS
13 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity
14 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
15 8 (16.00%) Office 365
15 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
15 8 (16.00%) ISO 9001
16 7 (14.00%) Reuters

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) IaaS
1 10 (20.00%) SaaS
2 8 (16.00%) Office 365
3 6 (12.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (54.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) Network Security
3 7 (14.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.00%) SSL
4 4 (8.00%) VPN
5 3 (6.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 18 (36.00%) Security Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 11 (22.00%) Information Specialist
3 11 (22.00%) IT Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Security Specialist
4 10 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 7 (14.00%) Information Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) IT Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Security Officer
8 4 (8.00%) Data Protection Officer
8 4 (8.00%) Information Officer
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (22.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Unix
2 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Information Security
2 32 (64.00%) ITIL
3 25 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (32.00%) Data Protection
5 15 (30.00%) Patch Management
6 14 (28.00%) Risk Management
7 10 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 10 (20.00%) ISMS
8 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
9 7 (14.00%) IT Audit
9 7 (14.00%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (14.00%) Remediation Plan
9 7 (14.00%) Security Management
9 7 (14.00%) Web Filtering
10 6 (12.00%) Compliance Audit
10 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
10 6 (12.00%) QMS
10 6 (12.00%) Quality Management
10 6 (12.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) CISM
2 12 (24.00%) CISA
3 4 (8.00%) CEH
3 4 (8.00%) GIAC
3 4 (8.00%) SANS
3 4 (8.00%) SSCP
4 3 (6.00%) CRISC
5 2 (4.00%) CISMP
5 2 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (4.00%) GCIH
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) OSCP
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.00%) QiCA
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (28.00%) GDPR
2 14 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (16.00%) ISO 9001
5 7 (14.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (12.00%) COBIT
6 6 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (10.00%) ISO 22301
8 2 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (2.00%) ISO 31000
9 1 (2.00%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Suricata
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Reuters
3 6 (12.00%) Citrix
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) FireEye
4 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.00%) Sophos
4 2 (4.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.00%) TippingPoint
5 1 (2.00%) BT
5 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.00%) NetIQ