Period
to 23 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 23 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 189 141
Rank change year-on-year +6 -48 +45
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 51 59 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.97% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 4.08% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 89
East Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% -30.77% +18.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £77,750
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 1,072 1,447 2,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.57% 23.86% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1,093 1,486
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,923
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.48% +1.13%
10th Percentile £23,700 £22,500 £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 23 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 23 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 +21 25 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Leicestershire +23 12 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Derbyshire -4 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Northamptonshire -4 6 £44,500 +1.14% 6
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 41 (80.39%) Information Security
2 32 (62.75%) ITIL
3 27 (52.94%) CISM
3 27 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (50.98%) Firewall
4 26 (50.98%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 17 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 15 (29.41%) Network Security
7 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
7 15 (29.41%) Unix
7 15 (29.41%) Windows
7 15 (29.41%) Patch Management
7 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 15 (29.41%) GDPR
8 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 14 (27.45%) Finance
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.49%) CISA
10 11 (21.57%) PCI DSS
10 11 (21.57%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (19.61%) IaaS
11 10 (19.61%) SaaS
11 10 (19.61%) ISMS
11 10 (19.61%) Business Continuity
12 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
13 8 (15.69%) Process Improvement
13 8 (15.69%) Office 365
13 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
13 8 (15.69%) ISO 9001

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) IaaS
1 10 (19.61%) SaaS
2 8 (15.69%) Office 365
3 6 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) Network Security
3 6 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.84%) SSL
4 4 (7.84%) VPN
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Security Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Information Security Specialist
3 11 (21.57%) Information Specialist
3 11 (21.57%) IT Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Security Manager
3 11 (21.57%) Security Specialist
4 10 (19.61%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Information Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) IT Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Information Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (9.80%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (7.84%) Data Protection Officer
8 4 (7.84%) Information Officer
8 4 (7.84%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (7.84%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (21.57%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Unix
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
1 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Information Security
2 32 (62.75%) ITIL
3 26 (50.98%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 15 (29.41%) Patch Management
5 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 10 (19.61%) Business Continuity
6 10 (19.61%) ISMS
7 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.69%) IT Audit
8 8 (15.69%) Process Improvement
8 8 (15.69%) Remediation Plan
9 7 (13.73%) Information Security Management
9 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (13.73%) Security Management
9 7 (13.73%) SIEM
9 7 (13.73%) Web Filtering
10 6 (11.76%) QMS
10 6 (11.76%) Quality Management
10 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) CISM
2 13 (25.49%) CISA
3 4 (7.84%) CEH
3 4 (7.84%) GIAC
3 4 (7.84%) SANS
3 4 (7.84%) SSCP
4 3 (5.88%) CRISC
5 2 (3.92%) CISMP
5 2 (3.92%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (3.92%) GCIH
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) OSCP
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.96%) QiCA
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (29.41%) GDPR
3 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (21.57%) PCI DSS
5 8 (15.69%) ISO 9001
6 7 (13.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (11.76%) COBIT
7 6 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (9.80%) ISO 22301
9 2 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.96%) ISO 31000
10 1 (1.96%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Suricata
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Reuters
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) FireEye
4 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.92%) Sophos
4 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.92%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.96%) BT
5 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.96%) NetIQ