Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 208 253
Rank change year-on-year -21 +45 +76
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 137 168 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.14% 1.24% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 4.28% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 139 136 102
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £42,500 £29,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £72,500 £65,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3580 3929 4983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.78% 28.94% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2751 3151 4086
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.15% +3.33% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -18 76 £62,500 +13.64%
Essex +19 23 £46,250 -11.90% 3
Bedfordshire +27 17 £50,000 -9.09%
Cambridgeshire -16 12 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Norfolk -20 7 £45,000 +46.34% 3
Suffolk +12 1 £64,000 +0.39%
East Anglia - 1 £85,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 99 (72.26%) CISM
2 86 (62.77%) Information Security
3 76 (55.47%) CISA
4 55 (40.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (39.42%) ITIL
6 43 (31.39%) Risk Management
7 35 (25.55%) Data Protection
8 34 (24.82%) Security Architecture
8 34 (24.82%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (24.09%) Firewall
10 32 (23.36%) Finance
11 28 (20.44%) Windows
12 27 (19.71%) Management Information System
13 26 (18.98%) PCI DSS
14 25 (18.25%) CRISC
15 24 (17.52%) Data Protection Act
15 24 (17.52%) CESG Certified Professional
16 21 (15.33%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (15.33%) Windows Server
16 21 (15.33%) Security Operations
17 19 (13.87%) Security Management
18 18 (13.14%) Linux
18 18 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 18 (13.14%) SIEM
18 18 (13.14%) IT Audit
19 17 (12.41%) Risk Analysis
19 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
19 17 (12.41%) Risk Assessment
19 17 (12.41%) Change Management
20 16 (11.68%) Security Cleared

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 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.09%) Firewall
2 15 (10.95%) LAN
2 15 (10.95%) WAN
3 10 (7.30%) VLAN
4 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.38%) DHCP
5 6 (4.38%) DNS
5 6 (4.38%) iSCSI
5 6 (4.38%) SAN
5 6 (4.38%) SSL
5 6 (4.38%) VoIP
5 6 (4.38%) VPN
5 6 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.92%) Network Security
7 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Legal
3 6 (4.38%) Local Government
3 6 (4.38%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Publishing
5 2 (1.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Analyst
2 31 (22.63%) Consultant
2 31 (22.63%) Security Analyst
3 26 (18.98%) Security Engineer
4 25 (18.25%) Security Consultant
5 22 (16.06%) Information Analyst
5 22 (16.06%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (10.95%) Risk Manager
7 14 (10.22%) Compliance Manager
8 13 (9.49%) IT Engineer
8 13 (9.49%) IT Security Engineer
9 12 (8.76%) Information Security Consultant
10 10 (7.30%) Information Security Specialist
10 10 (7.30%) Information Specialist
10 10 (7.30%) Security Specialist
11 9 (6.57%) Security Manager
11 9 (6.57%) SIEM Engineer
11 9 (6.57%) SOC Analyst
12 8 (5.84%) Presales Consultant
12 8 (5.84%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Management Information System
2 24 (17.52%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (7.30%) CESG
4 9 (6.57%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.38%) User Experience
6 4 (2.92%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (2.92%) iPad
7 3 (2.19%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.46%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.73%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Windows
2 21 (15.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.14%) Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.57%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.77%) Information Security
2 54 (39.42%) ITIL
3 43 (31.39%) Risk Management
4 35 (25.55%) Data Protection
5 34 (24.82%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (24.82%) Security Architecture
6 21 (15.33%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (15.33%) Security Operations
7 19 (13.87%) Security Management
8 18 (13.14%) IT Audit
8 18 (13.14%) SIEM
9 17 (12.41%) Change Management
9 17 (12.41%) Risk Analysis
9 17 (12.41%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (10.22%) Business Continuity
10 14 (10.22%) Problem Management
11 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (9.49%) Identity Access Management
12 12 (8.76%) Presales
12 12 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) Java
2 10 (7.30%) Python
3 9 (6.57%) Perl
3 9 (6.57%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.84%) SQL
5 6 (4.38%) VBScript
6 4 (2.92%) C
6 4 (2.92%) C#
6 4 (2.92%) C++
7 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (72.26%) CISM
2 76 (55.47%) CISA
3 25 (18.25%) CRISC
4 24 (17.52%) CESG Certified Professional
5 16 (11.68%) Security Cleared
6 15 (10.95%) SANS
7 14 (10.22%) SC Cleared
8 12 (8.76%) CEH
9 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (8.03%) SSCP
10 10 (7.30%) CGEIT
11 8 (5.84%) MCP
12 7 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (4.38%) CCAA
13 6 (4.38%) CCNA
13 6 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (4.38%) MCSA
13 6 (4.38%) MCSE
13 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (40.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (18.98%) PCI DSS
3 18 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (8.03%) COBIT
5 7 (5.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (5.11%) GDPR
6 6 (4.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (2.92%) GPG13
7 4 (2.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (2.92%) NIST 800
8 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
8 3 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Ansible
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.73%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Cisco
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.57%) Apple
3 9 (6.57%) Forcepoint
4 8 (5.84%) AlienVault
4 8 (5.84%) LogLogic
4 8 (5.84%) LogRhythm
5 6 (4.38%) Citrix
5 6 (4.38%) HP
5 6 (4.38%) SonicWALL
5 6 (4.38%) VMware
6 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.92%) Computacenter
6 4 (2.92%) Google
6 4 (2.92%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.46%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.46%) Splunk