Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 181 186
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -41
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 47 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.11% 1.14% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 5.37% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 63
East Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £42,555 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.00% -5.43% -25.00%
10th Percentile £48,625 £37,000 £40,250
90th Percentile £79,925 £72,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%

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 1,140 1,135 1,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.81% 21.24% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 722 933 1,064
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,800 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +23 20 £70,000 +64.71% 3
Northamptonshire +6 12 £60,000 +37.84% 1
Leicestershire -29 10 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £62,500 - 1
Derbyshire +22 1 £72,500 +3.57% 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 36 (76.60%) Information Security
2 23 (48.94%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (46.81%) CISM
4 15 (31.91%) Degree
5 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
5 14 (29.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (25.53%) Security Architecture
8 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
8 11 (23.40%) SIEM
8 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
8 11 (23.40%) CEH
8 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
8 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (23.40%) Threat Intelligence
9 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
9 10 (21.28%) Data Protection
9 10 (21.28%) GPEN
9 10 (21.28%) Firewall
10 8 (17.02%) Wireless
10 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
10 8 (17.02%) Finance
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (17.02%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (17.02%) Security Operations
10 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (17.02%) GDPR

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 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) GitHub
2 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (8.51%) IaaS
2 4 (8.51%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) Wireless
3 6 (12.77%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) HTTP
4 4 (8.51%) IPv4
4 4 (8.51%) IPv6
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Gradle
2 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Spock
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 11 (23.40%) Security Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Security Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Compliance Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Security Compliance Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) CISSP Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Information Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) JSON
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.51%) Protocol Buffers
2 4 (8.51%) REST
2 4 (8.51%) RESTful
2 4 (8.51%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.77%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (12.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (12.77%) PKI
4 6 (12.77%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (8.51%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Android
3 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.51%) Mac OS
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Information Security
2 23 (48.94%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
4 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (25.53%) Security Architecture
6 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (23.40%) SIEM
6 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
6 11 (23.40%) Threat Intelligence
7 10 (21.28%) Data Protection
8 8 (17.02%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
8 8 (17.02%) Security Operations
9 7 (14.89%) Compliance Audit
9 7 (14.89%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (14.89%) SDLC
9 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
10 6 (12.77%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 5 (10.64%) Go
3 5 (10.64%) Ruby
4 4 (8.51%) Perl
4 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.51%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) Groovy
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) CISM
2 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 14 (29.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (23.40%) CEH
5 10 (21.28%) GPEN
5 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (12.77%) CEPT
8 6 (12.77%) OSCP
8 6 (12.77%) SSCP
9 4 (8.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (8.51%) CPTE
10 2 (4.26%) CISA
10 2 (4.26%) ISACA
11 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
11 1 (2.13%) GIAC
11 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
2 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.02%) GDPR
4 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (4.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (8.51%) CASB
2 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
1 4 (8.51%) F5
1 4 (8.51%) Google
1 4 (8.51%) IBM
1 4 (8.51%) McAfee
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
1 4 (8.51%) SAP
1 4 (8.51%) Symantec
2 2 (4.26%) Splunk
3 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.13%) VMware