Period
to 21 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 192 115 128
Rank change year-on-year -77 +13 -14
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 42 26 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.80% 1.31% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.95% 4.94% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 123
10th Percentile £45,875 £47,500 £45,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,750 £65,000 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.69% +1.56% -1.54%
75th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £89,200 £75,000 £94,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

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 1,423 526 2,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.20% 26.50% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 555 390 1,488
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,225 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £73,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 21 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 -62 16 £77,500 +19.23% 1
Bedfordshire -11 13 £55,000 -24.14% 1
Hertfordshire -55 7 £43,750 -30.00% 13
Suffolk -15 3 £75,000 +57.89%
Norfolk - 2 £57,500 -
Essex - 1 £47,500 - 8
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (59.52%) Azure
3 23 (54.76%) Security Operations
4 21 (50.00%) CISM
5 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (42.86%) SIEM
6 17 (40.48%) Information Security
7 16 (38.10%) NIST
8 15 (35.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 15 (35.71%) Incident Management
9 14 (33.33%) AWS
9 14 (33.33%) CISA
10 13 (30.95%) CEH
11 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (26.19%) Firewall
12 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
12 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (23.81%) Social Skills
13 9 (21.43%) AlienVault
13 9 (21.43%) QRadar
13 9 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
13 9 (21.43%) IISP
13 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (21.43%) OSCP
13 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
13 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
13 9 (21.43%) CCSA
13 9 (21.43%) IIS
13 9 (21.43%) ITIL

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 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Azure
2 14 (33.33%) AWS
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (7.14%) GCP
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Event Grid
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) kappa
General
1 10 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (4.76%) Law
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Head of IT
1 7 (16.67%) Head of IT Security
1 7 (16.67%) Head of Security
1 7 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 6 (14.29%) SOC Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Information Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Life Science
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (54.76%) Security Operations
3 18 (42.86%) SIEM
4 17 (40.48%) Information Security
5 15 (35.71%) Incident Management
6 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
8 9 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
8 9 (21.43%) ITIL
8 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 7 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
10 6 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (14.29%) Information Security Governance
10 6 (14.29%) ISMS
10 6 (14.29%) Security Hardening
10 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (11.90%) Web Filtering
12 4 (9.52%) SDLC
12 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.38%) C#
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.38%) Python
1 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) CISM
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (35.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 14 (33.33%) CISA
5 13 (30.95%) CEH
6 9 (21.43%) CCSA
6 9 (21.43%) IISP
6 9 (21.43%) OSCP
7 5 (11.90%) CRISC
8 4 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (9.52%) CSSLP
8 4 (9.52%) ISSAP
8 4 (9.52%) SSCP
9 3 (7.14%) CCNA
9 3 (7.14%) CCSP
9 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
9 3 (7.14%) PMP
10 2 (4.76%) CCNP
10 2 (4.76%) Degree
10 2 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) NIST
2 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
4 6 (14.29%) NCSC
5 5 (11.90%) GDPR
6 4 (9.52%) GRC
7 3 (7.14%) ITGC
8 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) QRadar
2 2 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) AlienVault
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Computacenter
3 2 (4.76%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.38%) Databricks
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow