Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 179 144
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 75 62 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.42% 1.04% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 4.76% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 77
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,650 £42,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £62,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +6.29%

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 1,024 1,303 1,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.38% 21.95% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1,009 1,315
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,380 £24,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +8.89% -4.07% +4.25%

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 April 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 20 April 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 +27 34 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Leicestershire +27 17 £62,500 +25.00%
Northamptonshire -10 14 £44,500 -1.11% 2
Derbyshire -5 6 £70,000 +33.33%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 53 (70.67%) Information Security
2 48 (64.00%) ITIL
3 46 (61.33%) CISM
4 38 (50.67%) Firewall
5 35 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
8 22 (29.33%) Data Protection
9 21 (28.00%) Finance
10 19 (25.33%) Unix
10 19 (25.33%) Windows
10 19 (25.33%) SaaS
10 19 (25.33%) Patch Management
10 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
11 18 (24.00%) Network Security
11 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (24.00%) Risk Management
12 16 (21.33%) CISA
12 16 (21.33%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (21.33%) IaaS
13 14 (18.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 13 (17.33%) Security Management
15 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
15 12 (16.00%) Cryptography
15 12 (16.00%) SANS
15 12 (16.00%) Web Filtering
15 12 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
15 12 (16.00%) Office 365
15 12 (16.00%) 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 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) SaaS
2 16 (21.33%) IaaS
3 12 (16.00%) Office 365
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (9.33%) PaaS
5 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) Firewall
2 18 (24.00%) Network Security
3 11 (14.67%) VPN
4 10 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (10.67%) SSL
6 4 (5.33%) Internet
7 3 (4.00%) LAN
7 3 (4.00%) VLAN
7 3 (4.00%) WAN
8 2 (2.67%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Analyst
2 24 (32.00%) Security Analyst
3 23 (30.67%) Security Manager
4 13 (17.33%) IT Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Security Specialist
5 12 (16.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 12 (16.00%) Information Specialist
5 12 (16.00%) IT Manager
6 11 (14.67%) IT Security Manager
7 10 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Information Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Information Manager
9 7 (9.33%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (8.00%) Operational Security Manager
10 6 (8.00%) Operations Manager
10 6 (8.00%) Security Operations Manager
10 6 (8.00%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (21.33%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (10.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Unix
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
1 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (9.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (70.67%) Information Security
2 48 (64.00%) ITIL
3 35 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (29.33%) Data Protection
5 19 (25.33%) Patch Management
6 18 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (17.33%) Security Management
8 12 (16.00%) Cryptography
8 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 12 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (16.00%) Web Filtering
9 11 (14.67%) Business Continuity
9 11 (14.67%) SIEM
10 10 (13.33%) Data Management
10 10 (13.33%) IT Audit
10 10 (13.33%) Process Improvement
11 9 (12.00%) ISMS
11 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (12.00%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) Python
3 2 (2.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (61.33%) CISM
2 16 (21.33%) CISA
3 12 (16.00%) SANS
4 8 (10.67%) GIAC
4 8 (10.67%) SSCP
5 4 (5.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (5.33%) CSSLP
6 3 (4.00%) CCNA
6 3 (4.00%) CEH
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CISMP
6 3 (4.00%) CRISC
6 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.00%) MCSA
6 3 (4.00%) MCSE
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.67%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) GCIH
7 2 (2.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (18.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 12 (16.00%) GDPR
4 10 (13.33%) COBIT
5 9 (12.00%) ISO 22301
5 9 (12.00%) ISO 9001
6 8 (10.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (9.33%) PCI DSS
8 4 (5.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (5.33%) GCP
8 4 (5.33%) HIPAA
9 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Suricata
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) VMware
3 9 (12.00%) Reuters
4 7 (9.33%) Citrix
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) Veracode
6 3 (4.00%) Capita
6 3 (4.00%) Mitel
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) FireEye
7 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.67%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.67%) Sophos
7 2 (2.67%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.33%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.33%) NetIQ