Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 97 209
Rank change year-on-year -61 +112 +20
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 106 308 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.57% 3.05% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.69% 10.58% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74 120 118
East of England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £41,850 £35,000 £39,325
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,500 £75,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -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 1,863 2,910 3,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.58% 28.86% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,308 2,023 2,917
East of England median annual salary £45,303 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.67% - +2.39%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,225 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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
Bedfordshire +19 39 £72,000 +30.91% 3
Hertfordshire -32 30 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -44 25 £62,500 +38.89% 2
Suffolk -16 8 £53,750 -23.21%
Essex - 4 £38,250 - 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 79 (74.53%) Information Security
2 53 (50.00%) SIEM
3 48 (45.28%) CISM
4 45 (42.45%) ITIL
4 45 (42.45%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (39.62%) Management Information System
6 40 (37.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 38 (35.85%) AWS
7 38 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (31.13%) Degree
9 29 (27.36%) Security Architecture
10 28 (26.42%) Firewall
11 27 (25.47%) Penetration Testing
11 27 (25.47%) Kalman Filter
11 27 (25.47%) Web Filtering
12 26 (24.53%) CEH
13 25 (23.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 24 (22.64%) TOGAF
14 24 (22.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 23 (21.70%) IT Strategy
16 22 (20.75%) CCSP
17 20 (18.87%) GIAC
17 20 (18.87%) ISSAP
17 20 (18.87%) Security Operations
17 20 (18.87%) CSSLP
18 19 (17.92%) Office 365
18 19 (17.92%) Windows
18 19 (17.92%) Linux
18 19 (17.92%) TOGAF Certification
19 18 (16.98%) SDLC

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 8 (7.55%) Apache Spark
1 8 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (7.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) RESILIA
Cloud Services
1 38 (35.85%) AWS
2 19 (17.92%) Office 365
3 14 (13.21%) Azure
3 14 (13.21%) SaaS
4 8 (7.55%) GCP
4 8 (7.55%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.42%) Firewall
2 13 (12.26%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.38%) HTTPS
4 9 (8.49%) Network Security
5 4 (3.77%) LAN
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 3 (2.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.83%) HTTP
6 3 (2.83%) IPsec
7 1 (0.94%) Internet
7 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Big Data
2 1 (0.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Bitbucket
1 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.55%) git-flow
1 8 (7.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JUnit
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 14 (13.21%) Retail
2 6 (5.66%) Games
2 6 (5.66%) Legal
3 4 (3.77%) Law
3 4 (3.77%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Finance
6 1 (0.94%) French Language
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Security Manager
2 23 (21.70%) Security Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Architect
3 13 (12.26%) Security Architect
4 9 (8.49%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Consultant
5 8 (7.55%) Engineering Manager
5 8 (7.55%) Operational Security Manager
5 8 (7.55%) Operations Manager
5 8 (7.55%) Security Operations Manager
5 8 (7.55%) Security Technical Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Information Officer
7 5 (4.72%) Information Security Officer
7 5 (4.72%) Security Officer
8 4 (3.77%) IT Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) .NET
1 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
1 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
1 8 (7.55%) GraphQL
1 8 (7.55%) Kafka
1 8 (7.55%) Node.js
1 8 (7.55%) React
1 8 (7.55%) REST
1 8 (7.55%) Spring
1 8 (7.55%) Spring MVC
1 8 (7.55%) Vue.js
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) JSON
2 1 (0.94%) RESTful
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (39.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.77%) Learning Management System
4 4 (3.77%) Online Games
4 4 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.83%) PKI
6 2 (1.89%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.89%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Linux
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Android
2 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) CentOS
3 1 (0.94%) Unix
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (74.53%) Information Security
2 53 (50.00%) SIEM
3 45 (42.45%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (42.45%) ITIL
4 40 (37.74%) Vulnerability Management
5 29 (27.36%) Security Architecture
6 27 (25.47%) Kalman Filter
6 27 (25.47%) Penetration Testing
6 27 (25.47%) Web Filtering
7 24 (22.64%) TOGAF
8 23 (21.70%) IT Strategy
9 20 (18.87%) Security Operations
10 18 (16.98%) SDLC
10 18 (16.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 17 (16.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (15.09%) Risk Management
13 15 (14.15%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (13.21%) Scrum
14 14 (13.21%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.15%) Java
2 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.55%) C
3 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.66%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.89%) C#
6 2 (1.89%) C++
6 2 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (45.28%) CISM
2 38 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (31.13%) Degree
4 26 (24.53%) CEH
5 24 (22.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 22 (20.75%) CCSP
7 20 (18.87%) CSSLP
7 20 (18.87%) GIAC
7 20 (18.87%) ISSAP
8 19 (17.92%) TOGAF Certification
9 14 (13.21%) CCNA
10 12 (11.32%) CompTIA Security+
11 11 (10.38%) CISA
11 11 (10.38%) SSCP
12 9 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (7.55%) Linux+ Certification
13 8 (7.55%) MCSE
13 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (7.55%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (7.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.32%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.49%) COBIT
3 9 (8.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (8.49%) NIST
4 8 (7.55%) GDPR
5 4 (3.77%) PMO
6 3 (2.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.89%) NCSC
8 1 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Google
2 11 (10.38%) Qualys
3 8 (7.55%) Veracode
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.83%) Cisco
5 3 (2.83%) F5
5 3 (2.83%) Juniper
5 3 (2.83%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.94%) Capita
6 1 (0.94%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.94%) McAfee
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat