Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 220 154
Rank change year-on-year +27 -66 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 33 47 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.64% 0.71% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.98% 2.86% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 95
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,150 £36,600
90th Percentile £90,000 £71,250 £85,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 1109 1643 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.44% 24.96% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1242 1644
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +5.30% +0.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £21,780
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,375 £57,500
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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +19 20 £45,000 -18.18%
Derbyshire +11 11 £47,500 -32.14%
Leicestershire +22 2 - -
CISSP
England

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

1 29 (87.88%) Information Security
2 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (42.42%) Data Protection
3 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
3 14 (42.42%) GDPR
4 12 (36.36%) Firewall
4 12 (36.36%) CISM
5 11 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (27.27%) Marketing
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) CISA
8 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
8 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
9 7 (21.21%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (21.21%) Network Security
9 7 (21.21%) Computer Security
9 7 (21.21%) ISMS
9 7 (21.21%) CEH
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (15.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.15%) Security+ Certification

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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 2 (6.06%) SSH
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 8 (24.24%) Data Protection Officer
2 8 (24.24%) Information Officer
2 8 (24.24%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Information Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Security Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Information Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Head of Security
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Head of Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 7 (21.21%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.06%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Information Security
2 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (42.42%) Data Protection
4 11 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Computer Security
6 7 (21.21%) ISMS
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
10 3 (9.09%) Data Privacy
10 3 (9.09%) Internal Audit
11 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.06%) Machine Learning
11 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (6.06%) SIEM
11 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.06%) Python
1 2 (6.06%) Ruby
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CISM
2 8 (24.24%) CISA
3 7 (21.21%) CEH
4 5 (15.15%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (15.15%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (9.09%) GIAC
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) SANS
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CISMP
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) GCIH
6 2 (6.06%) ISEB
6 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 2 (6.06%) OSCP
7 1 (3.03%) CRISC
7 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (42.42%) GDPR
2 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (6.06%) ISO 22301
5 2 (6.06%) ISO 31000
6 1 (3.03%) COBIT
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.03%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Snort
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Suricata
2 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.06%) Snorby
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) BT
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) FireEye
2 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Juniper
2 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
2 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
2 2 (6.06%) Sophos
2 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec
2 2 (6.06%) TippingPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Veeam
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.03%) NetIQ