Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 230 255
Rank change year-on-year +18 +25 +55
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 155 143 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.09% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 3.84% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 120 104 109
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £39,775 £34,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £72,500 £72,500
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 3688 3727 4744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.35% 28.30% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2898 2946 3864
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +0.58% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -4 88 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Bedfordshire +42 24 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Cambridgeshire -40 18 £42,500 -34.62% 3
Norfolk +12 13 £44,925 +42.62% 1
Essex - 10 £52,500 -
Suffolk +6 1 £64,000 +66.23%
East Anglia - 1 £85,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 102 (65.81%) CISM
2 98 (63.23%) Information Security
3 71 (45.81%) CISA
4 57 (36.77%) Windows
5 53 (34.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (34.19%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (29.03%) Management Information System
7 43 (27.74%) Firewall
7 43 (27.74%) ITIL
7 43 (27.74%) Penetration Testing
8 39 (25.16%) Data Protection
9 34 (21.94%) SIEM
10 33 (21.29%) Linux
11 31 (20.00%) SSCP
12 29 (18.71%) Security Operations
13 28 (18.06%) Data Loss Prevention
13 28 (18.06%) Finance
14 26 (16.77%) Active Directory
15 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
15 25 (16.13%) Unix
15 25 (16.13%) GIAC
15 25 (16.13%) PCI DSS
15 25 (16.13%) Security Architecture
15 25 (16.13%) SANS
16 23 (14.84%) Windows Server
16 23 (14.84%) Network Security
17 22 (14.19%) GDPR
18 21 (13.55%) Risk Management
18 21 (13.55%) Cisco
19 20 (12.90%) Data Protection Act

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 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (3.87%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.65%) Apache
2 1 (0.65%) IIS
2 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.16%) SaaS
3 4 (2.58%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.58%) Office 365
4 3 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (27.74%) Firewall
2 23 (14.84%) Network Security
3 12 (7.74%) LAN
3 12 (7.74%) WAN
4 11 (7.10%) VLAN
5 7 (4.52%) SAN
5 7 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.87%) DHCP
6 6 (3.87%) DNS
6 6 (3.87%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.87%) VoIP
6 6 (3.87%) VPN
6 6 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.58%) DKIM
7 4 (2.58%) DMARC
8 3 (1.94%) PPP
9 2 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.87%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 16 (10.32%) Retail
3 10 (6.45%) Legal
4 4 (2.58%) Publishing
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (27.10%) Security Engineer
2 40 (25.81%) Analyst
3 36 (23.23%) Security Analyst
4 27 (17.42%) Consultant
5 25 (16.13%) Security Consultant
6 22 (14.19%) Security Manager
7 20 (12.90%) Information Analyst
7 20 (12.90%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (9.03%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (9.03%) Information Security Specialist
8 14 (9.03%) Information Specialist
8 14 (9.03%) Security Specialist
9 12 (7.74%) Information Manager
9 12 (7.74%) Information Security Manager
10 9 (5.81%) Information Security Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) IT Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) IT Manager
10 9 (5.81%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) IT Security Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) Web Services
2 3 (1.94%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (7.10%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.87%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.87%) User Experience
6 5 (3.23%) CESG
6 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.23%) iPad
7 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.58%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (2.58%) PKI
8 3 (1.94%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.77%) Windows
2 33 (21.29%) Linux
3 25 (16.13%) Unix
4 23 (14.84%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.52%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.94%) VMS
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (63.23%) Information Security
2 53 (34.19%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (27.74%) ITIL
3 43 (27.74%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (25.16%) Data Protection
5 34 (21.94%) SIEM
6 29 (18.71%) Security Operations
7 28 (18.06%) Data Loss Prevention
8 25 (16.13%) Security Architecture
9 21 (13.55%) Risk Management
10 19 (12.26%) Cryptography
11 16 (10.32%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (9.03%) Analytics
12 14 (9.03%) Incident Management
13 13 (8.39%) Business Continuity
14 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (7.74%) Change Management
15 11 (7.10%) Identity Access Management
15 11 (7.10%) Patch Management
15 11 (7.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.39%) Python
2 12 (7.74%) Perl
2 12 (7.74%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.45%) Java
4 6 (3.87%) SQL
4 6 (3.87%) VBScript
5 3 (1.94%) C
5 3 (1.94%) C#
5 3 (1.94%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (65.81%) CISM
2 71 (45.81%) CISA
3 31 (20.00%) SSCP
4 25 (16.13%) GIAC
4 25 (16.13%) SANS
5 20 (12.90%) CSSLP
6 17 (10.97%) Degree
7 16 (10.32%) CEH
8 15 (9.68%) CompTIA Security+
8 15 (9.68%) CRISC
8 15 (9.68%) Security+ Certification
9 9 (5.81%) CCNA
9 9 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (4.52%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (4.52%) CGEIT
11 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (3.87%) CCAA
12 6 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (34.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (16.13%) PCI DSS
3 22 (14.19%) GDPR
4 18 (11.61%) COBIT
5 8 (5.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (3.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (3.23%) ISO 22301
8 4 (2.58%) ISO 9001
9 3 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.29%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (1.29%) SLA
11 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.58%) Ansible
2 4 (2.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.65%) Cacti
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.65%) Consul
3 1 (0.65%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Terraform
3 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.55%) Cisco
3 14 (9.03%) Symantec
4 13 (8.39%) Sophos
5 11 (7.10%) Forcepoint
6 10 (6.45%) Apple
7 8 (5.16%) Splunk
8 7 (4.52%) VMware
9 6 (3.87%) Citrix
9 6 (3.87%) HP
9 6 (3.87%) SonicWALL
10 5 (3.23%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.58%) CyberArk
12 3 (1.94%) Google
12 3 (1.94%) Oracle
13 2 (1.29%) Lumension
14 1 (0.65%) Capita
14 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
14 1 (0.65%) SAP
14 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds