Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 182 199
Rank change year-on-year +29 +17 +11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 46 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.18% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.46% 3.00% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 29
East Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £41,250 £51,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £89,750 £74,750 £74,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 842 1,133 1,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.56% 25.60% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 693 766 911
East Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,625 £60,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +5 24 £67,500 +1.12% 1
Northamptonshire +35 14 £50,000 -16.67%
Derbyshire +6 4 £87,500 +20.69%
Leicestershire +6 4 £40,750 -29.13% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 42 (91.30%) CISM
2 40 (86.96%) Information Security
3 36 (78.26%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (65.22%) Degree
5 28 (60.87%) AWS
6 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (47.83%) GCP
7 21 (45.65%) Coaching
7 21 (45.65%) PCI DSS
7 21 (45.65%) SIEM
8 19 (41.30%) Security Management
9 18 (39.13%) Management Information System
10 17 (36.96%) Firewall
10 17 (36.96%) CISA
10 17 (36.96%) Azure
10 17 (36.96%) NIST
11 16 (34.78%) Finance
12 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (32.61%) GDPR
13 14 (30.43%) Splunk
13 14 (30.43%) Information Assurance
13 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (30.43%) Retail
13 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
14 13 (28.26%) CRISC
14 13 (28.26%) Security Operations
15 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
15 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
15 12 (26.09%) ITIL
16 11 (23.91%) Online Security

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 2 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 28 (60.87%) AWS
2 22 (47.83%) GCP
3 17 (36.96%) Azure
4 11 (23.91%) IaaS
4 11 (23.91%) PaaS
4 11 (23.91%) SaaS
5 9 (19.57%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (10.87%) Office 365
7 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) Network Security
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) GIS
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Information Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Security Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Security Officer
6 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Information Officer
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (8.70%) Head of Security
9 2 (4.35%) Head of Information Security
9 2 (4.35%) Head of IT
9 2 (4.35%) Head of IT Security
9 2 (4.35%) IT Audit Manager
9 2 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.17%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Information Security
2 36 (78.26%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (45.65%) Coaching
3 21 (45.65%) SIEM
4 19 (41.30%) Security Management
5 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (30.43%) Information Assurance
6 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
7 13 (28.26%) Security Operations
8 12 (26.09%) ITIL
8 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
9 11 (23.91%) Online Security
9 11 (23.91%) Process Improvement
9 11 (23.91%) Regulatory Compliance
10 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (21.74%) Multichannel Retail
10 10 (21.74%) Privileged Password Management
10 10 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (91.30%) CISM
2 30 (65.22%) Degree
3 17 (36.96%) CISA
4 13 (28.26%) CRISC
5 11 (23.91%) Master's Degree
6 10 (21.74%) ISEB
7 7 (15.22%) CEH
8 6 (13.04%) CISMP
9 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (4.35%) CLAS
11 2 (4.35%) GIAC
11 2 (4.35%) IISP
11 2 (4.35%) SANS
11 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
12 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (45.65%) PCI DSS
3 17 (36.96%) NIST
4 15 (32.61%) GDPR
5 11 (23.91%) COBIT
6 7 (15.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (4.35%) NCSC
7 2 (4.35%) RMADS
8 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) CASB
2 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Splunk
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Google
4 4 (8.70%) Qualys
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle