Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 217 251
Rank change year-on-year +97 +34 -7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 250 147 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.65% 1.24% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.15% 4.05% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 101 105 87
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £70,100 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.30%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,733 3,634 3,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.96% 30.62% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 2,901 2,756
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 of England

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in the East of England.

Salary trend for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the East of England

CISSP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Cambridgeshire +97 122 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Hertfordshire +28 81 £76,250 +38.64% 4
Bedfordshire -7 27 £55,000 - 6
Suffolk - 12 £70,000 - 1
Essex +26 8 - - 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 of England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 151 (60.40%) Information Security
2 134 (53.60%) Security Operations
3 121 (48.40%) Cybersecurity
4 114 (45.60%) SIEM
5 112 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
6 100 (40.00%) Risk Management
7 92 (36.80%) CISM
7 92 (36.80%) SANS
8 91 (36.40%) Firewall
9 84 (33.60%) SSCP
9 84 (33.60%) Retail
10 77 (30.80%) Data Loss Prevention
11 75 (30.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 74 (29.60%) Cyberthreat
12 74 (29.60%) Security Management
13 73 (29.20%) Security Operations Centre
14 70 (28.00%) Symantec
15 68 (27.20%) Event Correlation
16 66 (26.40%) Microsoft
17 65 (26.00%) CEH
18 64 (25.60%) CCSP
19 62 (24.80%) Problem-Solving
20 59 (23.60%) Threat Intelligence
20 59 (23.60%) Splunk
21 58 (23.20%) Analytical Skills
22 57 (22.80%) Analytics
22 57 (22.80%) ITIL
23 56 (22.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 55 (22.00%) ISSAP
25 54 (21.60%) CSSLP

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 19 (7.60%) ExpressionEngine
1 19 (7.60%) WordPress
2 5 (2.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (14.00%) SaaS
4 19 (7.60%) IaaS
5 16 (6.40%) Office 365
6 7 (2.80%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (36.40%) Firewall
2 51 (20.40%) Wireshark
3 37 (14.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (11.20%) Internet
5 12 (4.80%) Network Security
6 7 (2.80%) DKIM
6 7 (2.80%) DMARC
6 7 (2.80%) WAN
7 6 (2.40%) VPN
8 5 (2.00%) BGP
8 5 (2.00%) LAN
8 5 (2.00%) OSPF
8 5 (2.00%) VoIP
8 5 (2.00%) Wireless
9 4 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.60%) DNS
9 4 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.60%) IPsec
9 4 (1.60%) NX-OS
9 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.20%) Big Data
4 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.20%) JIRA
3 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.80%) CodeSonar
3 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.80%) git-flow
3 2 (0.80%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 84 (33.60%) Retail
2 20 (8.00%) Publishing
3 18 (7.20%) Finance
4 14 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.80%) Advertising
5 7 (2.80%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (31.60%) Analyst
2 54 (21.60%) Security Manager
3 40 (16.00%) Architect
4 35 (14.00%) Security Architect
5 29 (11.60%) Security Analyst
6 28 (11.20%) Information Manager
6 28 (11.20%) Information Security Manager
7 26 (10.40%) Security Engineer
8 21 (8.40%) Information Analyst
8 21 (8.40%) Information Security Analyst
9 20 (8.00%) SOC Engineer
10 19 (7.60%) Incident Manager
10 19 (7.60%) Security Incident Manager
11 18 (7.20%) SIEM Analyst
11 18 (7.20%) SIEM Engineer
11 18 (7.20%) SOC Analyst
12 17 (6.80%) IT Architect
12 17 (6.80%) IT Security Architect
12 17 (6.80%) Service Architect
13 16 (6.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.40%) Node.js
2 7 (2.80%) .NET
3 5 (2.00%) J2EE
3 5 (2.00%) LDAP
3 5 (2.00%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.60%) OAuth
5 3 (1.20%) SAML
6 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.80%) Django
6 2 (0.80%) Java EE
6 2 (0.80%) Kafka
6 2 (0.80%) LAMP
6 2 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.80%) REST
6 2 (0.80%) SOAP
6 2 (0.80%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.80%) STL
7 1 (0.40%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.40%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (29.60%) Cyberthreat
2 73 (29.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 58 (23.20%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (20.80%) Self-Motivation
5 51 (20.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 45 (18.00%) Management Information System
7 25 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
8 24 (9.60%) Data Centre
9 12 (4.80%) PKI
10 11 (4.40%) CESG
11 8 (3.20%) Cloud Native
12 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (2.00%) Life Science
14 3 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 1 (0.40%) Cyberattack
15 1 (0.40%) Cyber-Physical System
15 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
15 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.40%) Smart City
15 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.40%) Windows
2 31 (12.40%) Unix
3 27 (10.80%) Linux
4 5 (2.00%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Fedora
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (60.40%) Information Security
2 134 (53.60%) Security Operations
3 121 (48.40%) Cybersecurity
4 114 (45.60%) SIEM
5 100 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 77 (30.80%) Data Loss Prevention
7 74 (29.60%) Security Management
8 68 (27.20%) Event Correlation
9 62 (24.80%) Problem-Solving
10 59 (23.60%) Threat Intelligence
11 57 (22.80%) Analytics
11 57 (22.80%) ITIL
12 52 (20.80%) Cyber Intelligence
12 52 (20.80%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 42 (16.80%) Penetration Testing
14 40 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 38 (15.20%) Incident Management
16 37 (14.80%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (13.20%) Kalman Filter
18 31 (12.40%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.80%) Java
2 10 (4.00%) C
2 10 (4.00%) Python
3 7 (2.80%) Perl
3 7 (2.80%) PHP
4 5 (2.00%) Go
4 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.00%) Ruby
5 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.80%) C#
6 2 (0.80%) C++
6 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (36.80%) CISM
2 92 (36.80%) SANS
3 84 (33.60%) SSCP
4 75 (30.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 65 (26.00%) CEH
6 64 (25.60%) CCSP
7 55 (22.00%) ISSAP
8 54 (21.60%) CSSLP
9 50 (20.00%) CCIE
9 50 (20.00%) MCSE
9 50 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (19.60%) CCNP
11 44 (17.60%) GCWN
11 44 (17.60%) ISSEP
11 44 (17.60%) RHCA
11 44 (17.60%) RHCE
11 44 (17.60%) VCAP
11 44 (17.60%) VCDX
11 44 (17.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (12.80%) PCI DSS
3 26 (10.40%) GDPR
4 21 (8.40%) ISO 22301
5 20 (8.00%) COBIT
6 12 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (3.60%) HIPAA
8 4 (1.60%) GxP
8 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.20%) GPG13
9 3 (1.20%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.80%) RMADS
11 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.40%) PMO
11 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 4 (1.60%) Docker
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) Samba
6 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (20.40%) RSA Security Analytics
2 24 (9.60%) Stealthwatch
3 12 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.80%) CASB
5 5 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (2.00%) Nessus
5 5 (2.00%) Nmap
5 5 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (1.60%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.20%) Puppet
8 2 (0.80%) EnCase
8 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.80%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.80%) QRadar
8 2 (0.80%) Salt
9 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 70 (28.00%) Symantec
2 66 (26.40%) Microsoft
3 59 (23.60%) Splunk
4 51 (20.40%) Cisco
5 45 (18.00%) Red Hat
5 45 (18.00%) VMware
6 33 (13.20%) Qualys
7 25 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 21 (8.40%) Sophos
9 16 (6.40%) LogRhythm
10 13 (5.20%) Oracle
11 10 (4.00%) Forcepoint
12 8 (3.20%) IBM
13 6 (2.40%) McAfee
13 6 (2.40%) Ping Identity
14 5 (2.00%) CA
14 5 (2.00%) Netsparker
14 5 (2.00%) Novell
14 5 (2.00%) Sun
15 4 (1.60%) TOWER Software