Period
to

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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 199 172 138
Rank change year-on-year -27 -34 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 74 49 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 1.01% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 3.65% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 21
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £55,625 £55,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% +2.36%
75th Percentile £82,188 £81,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,625 £90,400 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 2,762 1,341 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.12% 27.56% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 852 570 513
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,225 £27,625
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £74,875 £73,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year - +2.42% +7.40%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex -20 25 £70,000 -22.22% 4
Hertfordshire -25 16 £68,750 +52.78% 2
Suffolk -4 13 - -
Bedfordshire -18 12 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -47 8 £97,500 +25.81%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 47 (63.51%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (51.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (47.30%) Information Security
4 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
5 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
6 27 (36.49%) Social Skills
7 24 (32.43%) GDPR
7 24 (32.43%) Management Information System
8 21 (28.38%) Security Operations
8 21 (28.38%) DV Cleared
9 20 (27.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (27.03%) Security Management
9 20 (27.03%) CISM
10 19 (25.68%) Cyber Essentials
11 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
11 18 (24.32%) ITIL
11 18 (24.32%) Windows
12 17 (22.97%) Azure
13 15 (20.27%) SIEM
13 15 (20.27%) Risk Management
13 15 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (20.27%) Degree
14 14 (18.92%) DNS
14 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
15 13 (17.57%) Finance
15 13 (17.57%) Cyberattack
16 12 (16.22%) Mimecast
16 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
16 12 (16.22%) ISMS

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 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Azure
2 12 (16.22%) Mimecast
3 9 (12.16%) AWS
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (6.76%) GCP
6 4 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (5.41%) Azure Sentinel
7 3 (4.05%) SaaS
8 2 (2.70%) Azure AKS
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (2.70%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Event Grid
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Key Vault
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (2.70%) GitHub
8 2 (2.70%) GitHub Actions
8 2 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) DNS
2 12 (16.22%) Broadband
2 12 (16.22%) Firewall
3 9 (12.16%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (8.11%) Internet
5 6 (8.11%) Network Security
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.05%) VPN
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (2.70%) DHCP
9 2 (2.70%) HTTP
9 2 (2.70%) MPLS
9 2 (2.70%) SSL
10 1 (1.35%) IPsec
10 1 (1.35%) NGFW
10 1 (1.35%) OSPF
10 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Big Data
1 2 (2.70%) Data Lake
1 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
1 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
1 3 (4.05%) Subversion
General
1 27 (36.49%) Social Skills
2 13 (17.57%) Finance
3 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.81%) Banking
5 7 (9.46%) Legal
6 5 (6.76%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (5.41%) Retail
8 3 (4.05%) Advertising
8 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
8 3 (4.05%) Public Sector
9 2 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (2.70%) German Language
9 2 (2.70%) Law
9 2 (2.70%) Military
9 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.35%) Local Government
10 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Security Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Security Manager
3 9 (12.16%) Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Architect
3 9 (12.16%) IT Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Security Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Security Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Server Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Contracts Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Manager
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.57%) Cyberattack
3 9 (12.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (12.16%) Private Cloud
4 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
5 7 (9.46%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (9.46%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (6.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (5.41%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (4.05%) Insider Threat
9 2 (2.70%) Cybercrime
9 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.35%) NHS
10 1 (1.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (47.30%) Information Security
3 21 (28.38%) Security Operations
4 20 (27.03%) Security Management
4 20 (27.03%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (24.32%) ITIL
6 15 (20.27%) Risk Management
6 15 (20.27%) SIEM
6 15 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.22%) Incident Response
7 12 (16.22%) ISMS
8 11 (14.86%) Application Security
8 11 (14.86%) SABSA
9 10 (13.51%) Customer Experience
9 10 (13.51%) Data Protection
9 10 (13.51%) Patch Management
9 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
10 9 (12.16%) Mathematics
11 8 (10.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.81%) Python
3 6 (8.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) Bash
4 2 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) Scala
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) DV Cleared
3 20 (27.03%) CISM
4 15 (20.27%) Degree
5 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
7 10 (13.51%) MCSE
8 9 (12.16%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (10.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (10.81%) CISA
10 6 (8.11%) CCSP
11 5 (6.76%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (6.76%) GIAC
12 4 (5.41%) CCNP
12 4 (5.41%) ISACA
12 4 (5.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 3 (4.05%) CCNA
13 3 (4.05%) GCIH
13 3 (4.05%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (51.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (32.43%) GDPR
3 19 (25.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (16.22%) NIST
5 8 (10.81%) Accessibility
6 7 (9.46%) GRC
6 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
7 5 (6.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (6.76%) PMO
8 4 (5.41%) NCSC
9 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (2.70%) GxP
10 2 (2.70%) JSP 440
10 2 (2.70%) NIST 800
11 1 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (1.35%) SOC 2
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (10.81%) vSphere
3 8 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) SCOM
3 7 (9.46%) CSIRT
4 3 (4.05%) CASB
4 3 (4.05%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (2.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (2.70%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (2.70%) QRadar
5 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) BT
3 10 (13.51%) Qualys
3 10 (13.51%) VMware
4 9 (12.16%) Brocade
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) Citrix
5 8 (10.81%) HP
6 5 (6.76%) FireEye
6 5 (6.76%) Symantec
7 4 (5.41%) Splunk
8 3 (4.05%) FIS
8 3 (4.05%) Intel
8 3 (4.05%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.05%) Proofpoint
8 3 (4.05%) Zscaler
9 2 (2.70%) CrowdStrike
9 2 (2.70%) Databricks
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle
9 2 (2.70%) Rapid7