Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 250 233
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 140 115 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 0.92% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 3.27% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 92 125
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% +6.82% +1.85%
10th Percentile £37,750 £40,750 £39,330
90th Percentile £75,250 £85,000 £77,500
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 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 3,707 3,513 4,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.74% 28.19% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,941 2,723 3,502
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
Hertfordshire +1 68 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Cambridgeshire -22 41 £50,000 -25.93% 7
Bedfordshire +55 19 £57,250 +20.53% 3
Norfolk +21 7 £42,425 -15.15% 5
Essex -11 5 £64,000 +50.59%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 of England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 94 (67.14%) Information Security
2 77 (55.00%) CISM
3 57 (40.71%) Cybersecurity
4 49 (35.00%) SIEM
5 45 (32.14%) Windows
6 44 (31.43%) Management Information System
7 42 (30.00%) CISA
7 42 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 41 (29.29%) Security Operations
9 40 (28.57%) Firewall
10 35 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
10 35 (25.00%) SSCP
10 35 (25.00%) Network Security
11 34 (24.29%) GIAC
11 34 (24.29%) SANS
11 34 (24.29%) Data Loss Prevention
12 31 (22.14%) Microsoft
13 28 (20.00%) CSSLP
14 25 (17.86%) Unix
15 23 (16.43%) Risk Management
16 22 (15.71%) Cisco
16 22 (15.71%) GDPR
17 21 (15.00%) Security Management
17 21 (15.00%) Security Architecture
17 21 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
18 20 (14.29%) Degree
19 19 (13.57%) Linux
20 18 (12.86%) Data Protection
21 17 (12.14%) ITIL
21 17 (12.14%) CEH

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 1 (0.71%) Apache
1 1 (0.71%) IIS
1 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) SaaS
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Mimecast
2 4 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.57%) Firewall
2 35 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (2.86%) DKIM
3 4 (2.86%) DMARC
3 4 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.14%) PPP
4 3 (2.14%) SAN
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.43%) SMS
5 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.43%) VLAN
5 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.71%) Internet
6 1 (0.71%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 15 (10.71%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Retail
3 11 (7.86%) Legal
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.29%) Security Manager
2 30 (21.43%) Analyst
2 30 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 26 (18.57%) Security Analyst
4 23 (16.43%) Information Manager
4 23 (16.43%) Information Security Manager
5 13 (9.29%) Consultant
5 13 (9.29%) Security Consultant
6 11 (7.86%) Information Analyst
6 11 (7.86%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (7.86%) IT Manager
6 11 (7.86%) IT Security Manager
7 10 (7.14%) Security Officer
7 10 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.71%) Architect
8 8 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Information Security Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
10 6 (4.29%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.57%) PKI
7 3 (2.14%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.71%) CESG
9 1 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.14%) Windows
2 25 (17.86%) Unix
3 19 (13.57%) Linux
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.14%) VMS
7 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (67.14%) Information Security
2 57 (40.71%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (35.00%) SIEM
4 41 (29.29%) Security Operations
5 35 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 34 (24.29%) Data Loss Prevention
7 23 (16.43%) Risk Management
8 21 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 21 (15.00%) Security Management
8 21 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (12.86%) Data Protection
10 17 (12.14%) ITIL
11 16 (11.43%) Incident Management
12 14 (10.00%) Analytics
13 13 (9.29%) Information Security Management
14 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (7.86%) Cryptography
15 11 (7.86%) Ethical Hacking
15 11 (7.86%) Event Correlation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) Python
2 4 (2.86%) Perl
2 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (55.00%) CISM
2 42 (30.00%) CISA
3 35 (25.00%) SSCP
4 34 (24.29%) GIAC
4 34 (24.29%) SANS
5 28 (20.00%) CSSLP
6 20 (14.29%) Degree
7 17 (12.14%) CEH
8 16 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (10.71%) CompTIA Security+
10 12 (8.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (7.86%) CCIE
11 11 (7.86%) CCNP
11 11 (7.86%) ISSAP
11 11 (7.86%) ISSEP
11 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (7.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (7.14%) CCSP
12 10 (7.14%) GCWN
12 10 (7.14%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (15.71%) GDPR
3 16 (11.43%) PCI DSS
4 12 (8.57%) COBIT
5 5 (3.57%) Government Security Classifications
5 5 (3.57%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.43%) SLA
7 1 (0.71%) COSO
7 1 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.43%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.71%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Cacti
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.71%) Consul
3 1 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Terraform
3 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.71%) Cisco
3 16 (11.43%) Symantec
4 13 (9.29%) Sophos
5 11 (7.86%) VMware
6 10 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.71%) Splunk
8 6 (4.29%) Forcepoint
9 5 (3.57%) Apple
9 5 (3.57%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.14%) Capita
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle
11 2 (1.43%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.43%) Lumension
12 1 (0.71%) Avaya
12 1 (0.71%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.71%) McAfee
12 1 (0.71%) Qualys
12 1 (0.71%) SAP
12 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds