Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 223 228
Rank change year-on-year +31 +5 +11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 167 145 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.37% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 4.00% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 88 144 137
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.90% +0.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,875 £69,925 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 3,354 3,623 4,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.46% 29.84% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 2,730 3,326
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,658
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.55% +3.68%

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 June 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 June 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
Cambridgeshire +27 62 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Hertfordshire -26 59 £58,750 -8.20% 10
Bedfordshire +23 25 £72,500 +45.00% 2
Suffolk - 16 £60,000 - 4
Essex -16 5 £51,500 +19.77% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 130 (77.84%) Information Security
2 88 (52.69%) CISM
3 72 (43.11%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (35.33%) SIEM
5 57 (34.13%) Firewall
6 56 (33.53%) Risk Management
7 49 (29.34%) Management Information System
8 44 (26.35%) GIAC
9 43 (25.75%) CISA
10 42 (25.15%) Security Architecture
11 40 (23.95%) SSCP
12 38 (22.75%) Retail
13 37 (22.16%) Penetration Testing
13 37 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (21.56%) Security Operations
15 34 (20.36%) Finance
15 34 (20.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 33 (19.76%) CEH
16 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
17 31 (18.56%) CSSLP
18 29 (17.37%) Security Management
18 29 (17.37%) SANS
19 28 (16.77%) Data Loss Prevention
19 28 (16.77%) Splunk
20 27 (16.17%) Symantec
21 26 (15.57%) Degree
22 25 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
22 25 (14.97%) Cisco Certification
22 25 (14.97%) Windows
23 24 (14.37%) E-Commerce

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 3 (1.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.40%) IaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (34.13%) Firewall
2 24 (14.37%) Network Security
3 16 (9.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (9.58%) Wireshark
4 11 (6.59%) LAN
5 10 (5.99%) WAN
6 6 (3.59%) Internet
7 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.20%) SMS
9 1 (0.60%) Broadband
9 1 (0.60%) DHCP
9 1 (0.60%) DKIM
9 1 (0.60%) DMARC
9 1 (0.60%) DNS
9 1 (0.60%) HTTP
9 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.60%) SAN
9 1 (0.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.60%) VLAN
9 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.40%) GIS
2 2 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.20%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.60%) CodeSonar
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) git-flow
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 38 (22.75%) Retail
2 34 (20.36%) Finance
3 4 (2.40%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Billing
4 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (21.56%) Analyst
2 29 (17.37%) Security Analyst
2 29 (17.37%) Security Manager
3 26 (15.57%) Security Engineer
4 21 (12.57%) Information Manager
4 21 (12.57%) Information Security Manager
5 19 (11.38%) Architect
5 19 (11.38%) Security Architect
6 16 (9.58%) Security Officer
7 14 (8.38%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (8.38%) Security Operations Analyst
8 12 (7.19%) Information Officer
8 12 (7.19%) Information Security Officer
9 8 (4.79%) Application Security Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) Firewall Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) Head of Security
9 8 (4.79%) SIEM Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) SOC Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) Web Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.60%) ADSI
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.60%) Django
2 1 (0.60%) Java EE
2 1 (0.60%) LAMP
2 1 (0.60%) LDAP
2 1 (0.60%) Node.js
2 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.60%) REST
2 1 (0.60%) SOAP
2 1 (0.60%) Spring MVC
2 1 (0.60%) STL
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.34%) Management Information System
2 37 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 14 (8.38%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (7.19%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.59%) PKI
8 5 (2.99%) Cyberattack
9 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.20%) Cyber-Physical System
11 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.60%) Life Science
12 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.97%) Windows
2 14 (8.38%) Unix
3 4 (2.40%) Linux
4 3 (1.80%) Kali Linux
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) CentOS
5 1 (0.60%) Fedora
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (77.84%) Information Security
2 72 (43.11%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (35.33%) SIEM
4 56 (33.53%) Risk Management
5 42 (25.15%) Security Architecture
6 37 (22.16%) Penetration Testing
7 36 (21.56%) Security Operations
8 29 (17.37%) Security Management
9 28 (16.77%) Data Loss Prevention
10 25 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (14.37%) E-Commerce
12 22 (13.17%) Event Correlation
12 22 (13.17%) ITIL
13 21 (12.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 21 (12.57%) Vulnerability Management
14 20 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (11.38%) IT Audit
16 18 (10.78%) Information Security Management
17 17 (10.18%) Analytics
17 17 (10.18%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.40%) Python
2 3 (1.80%) Java
2 3 (1.80%) PHP
3 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.20%) C
3 2 (1.20%) Go
3 2 (1.20%) Perl
3 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.20%) Ruby
4 1 (0.60%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) C++
4 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 88 (52.69%) CISM
2 44 (26.35%) GIAC
3 43 (25.75%) CISA
4 40 (23.95%) SSCP
5 33 (19.76%) CEH
6 31 (18.56%) CSSLP
7 29 (17.37%) SANS
8 26 (15.57%) Degree
9 25 (14.97%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (13.17%) ISSAP
10 22 (13.17%) ISSEP
11 20 (11.98%) CCNP
11 20 (11.98%) CCSP
11 20 (11.98%) GSEC
11 20 (11.98%) MCSE
11 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (11.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 18 (10.78%) GCWN
13 18 (10.78%) RHCA
13 18 (10.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (10.78%) PCI DSS
3 16 (9.58%) COBIT
4 14 (8.38%) GDPR
5 6 (3.59%) SLA
6 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.40%) HIPAA
7 4 (2.40%) QA
7 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.60%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
4 1 (0.60%) Samba
4 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.80%) Nessus
4 3 (1.80%) Nmap
5 2 (1.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) Ansible
6 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.60%) Salt
6 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.77%) Splunk
3 27 (16.17%) Symantec
4 20 (11.98%) Cisco
5 19 (11.38%) Red Hat
6 15 (8.98%) VMware
7 12 (7.19%) Sophos
8 10 (5.99%) ArcSight
8 10 (5.99%) LogRhythm
9 6 (3.59%) Qualys
10 3 (1.80%) Capita
10 3 (1.80%) Netsparker
11 2 (1.20%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.20%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.60%) BT
12 1 (0.60%) Dell
12 1 (0.60%) EMC
12 1 (0.60%) McAfee
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle
12 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds