Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 222 257
Rank change year-on-year 0 +35 +53
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 136 143 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 1.09% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 3.84% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 112 101 109
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £43,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year - +7.76% +5.45%

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 3500 3726 4910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.98% 28.43% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2766 2949 4058
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -14 69 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Bedfordshire +37 25 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -36 15 £42,500 -24.11%
Norfolk +13 14 £45,000 +42.86% 2
Essex +23 11 £52,500 -
Suffolk +4 1 £64,000 +29.95% 2
East Anglia - 1 £85,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 96 (70.59%) CISM
2 93 (68.38%) Information Security
3 64 (47.06%) CISA
4 52 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (35.29%) ITIL
6 46 (33.82%) Windows
7 45 (33.09%) Cybersecurity
8 43 (31.62%) Penetration Testing
9 41 (30.15%) Firewall
10 40 (29.41%) Data Protection
11 37 (27.21%) Management Information System
12 30 (22.06%) Linux
13 29 (21.32%) Security Operations
14 28 (20.59%) Active Directory
14 28 (20.59%) Security Architecture
14 28 (20.59%) SIEM
15 27 (19.85%) Windows Server
16 26 (19.12%) Risk Management
17 24 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
18 23 (16.91%) Finance
19 22 (16.18%) PCI DSS
20 21 (15.44%) Data Loss Prevention
21 19 (13.97%) Cisco
21 19 (13.97%) GDPR
22 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
22 18 (13.24%) CRISC
23 17 (12.50%) COBIT
23 17 (12.50%) SSCP
24 16 (11.76%) Cryptography
24 16 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management

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 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.15%) SaaS
3 4 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.15%) Firewall
2 15 (11.03%) Network Security
3 12 (8.82%) LAN
3 12 (8.82%) WAN
4 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.09%) VLAN
5 7 (5.15%) SAN
6 6 (4.41%) DHCP
6 6 (4.41%) DNS
6 6 (4.41%) iSCSI
6 6 (4.41%) VoIP
6 6 (4.41%) VPN
6 6 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.21%) PPP
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Retail
3 10 (7.35%) Legal
4 4 (2.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (30.15%) Analyst
2 35 (25.74%) Security Analyst
3 32 (23.53%) Security Engineer
4 24 (17.65%) Consultant
5 22 (16.18%) Security Consultant
6 20 (14.71%) Information Analyst
6 20 (14.71%) Information Security Analyst
7 14 (10.29%) Information Security Specialist
7 14 (10.29%) Information Specialist
7 14 (10.29%) IT Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) IT Security Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Security Manager
7 14 (10.29%) Security Specialist
8 13 (9.56%) Information Security Consultant
9 11 (8.09%) SIEM Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) IT Analyst
10 9 (6.62%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
11 8 (5.88%) IT Manager
11 8 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) Web Services
2 3 (2.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.21%) Management Information System
2 24 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (8.09%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.41%) User Experience
5 5 (3.68%) CESG
5 5 (3.68%) iPad
6 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.82%) Windows
2 30 (22.06%) Linux
3 27 (19.85%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.29%) Apple iOS
5 13 (9.56%) Unix
6 11 (8.09%) Mac OS X
7 7 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.21%) VMS
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (68.38%) Information Security
2 48 (35.29%) ITIL
3 45 (33.09%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (31.62%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (29.41%) Data Protection
6 29 (21.32%) Security Operations
7 28 (20.59%) Security Architecture
7 28 (20.59%) SIEM
8 26 (19.12%) Risk Management
9 21 (15.44%) Data Loss Prevention
10 16 (11.76%) Cryptography
10 16 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (11.03%) Identity Access Management
11 15 (11.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 14 (10.29%) Change Management
12 14 (10.29%) Incident Management
13 12 (8.82%) Analytics
13 12 (8.82%) Business Continuity
14 11 (8.09%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.56%) Perl
1 13 (9.56%) Python
2 12 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.09%) Java
4 7 (5.15%) SQL
5 6 (4.41%) VBScript
6 4 (2.94%) C
6 4 (2.94%) C#
6 4 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (70.59%) CISM
2 64 (47.06%) CISA
3 18 (13.24%) CRISC
4 17 (12.50%) SSCP
5 15 (11.03%) CEH
6 14 (10.29%) SANS
7 11 (8.09%) Degree
8 9 (6.62%) CCNA
8 9 (6.62%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.88%) GIAC
10 7 (5.15%) CGEIT
10 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (4.41%) CCAA
11 6 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (4.41%) CSSLP
11 6 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.41%) MCSE
11 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 19 (13.97%) GDPR
4 17 (12.50%) COBIT
5 12 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (4.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (4.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (3.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (2.94%) ISO 22301
8 4 (2.94%) ISO 9001
9 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Ansible
1 4 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Cisco
2 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.29%) Apple
4 11 (8.09%) Forcepoint
5 7 (5.15%) VMware
6 6 (4.41%) Citrix
6 6 (4.41%) HP
6 6 (4.41%) LogRhythm
6 6 (4.41%) SonicWALL
6 6 (4.41%) Splunk
7 4 (2.94%) CyberArk
7 4 (2.94%) Google
7 4 (2.94%) Symantec
8 3 (2.21%) Sophos
9 2 (1.47%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.47%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.47%) Lumension
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle
10 1 (0.74%) Avaya
10 1 (0.74%) SAP