Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 231 223
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +34
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 142 132 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.10% 1.07% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 3.69% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 87 136 144
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +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 3,660 3,580 4,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.32% 29.07% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,818 2,727 3,363
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Hertfordshire -24 59 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 50 £50,000 -16.67% 8
Bedfordshire - 21 £65,000 - 1
Essex -21 9 £48,000 +11.63%
Suffolk +10 3 £60,000 - 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 100 (70.42%) Information Security
2 60 (42.25%) CISM
2 60 (42.25%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (38.03%) Firewall
4 52 (36.62%) SIEM
5 45 (31.69%) Management Information System
6 39 (27.46%) SSCP
6 39 (27.46%) CSSLP
7 37 (26.06%) GIAC
7 37 (26.06%) SANS
8 36 (25.35%) Security Operations
8 36 (25.35%) Network Security
8 36 (25.35%) Windows
9 34 (23.94%) Data Loss Prevention
10 33 (23.24%) Microsoft
11 30 (21.13%) Risk Management
11 30 (21.13%) Security Architecture
12 29 (20.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 29 (20.42%) Penetration Testing
12 29 (20.42%) Security Management
12 29 (20.42%) CISA
13 24 (16.90%) Symantec
14 23 (16.20%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (16.20%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (14.79%) ISSAP
16 21 (14.79%) ISSEP
16 21 (14.79%) Cisco
16 21 (14.79%) Degree
16 21 (14.79%) Event Correlation

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.82%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.82%) Office 365
4 2 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.03%) Firewall
2 36 (25.35%) Network Security
3 12 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (7.04%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.82%) DKIM
5 4 (2.82%) DMARC
5 4 (2.82%) Internet
6 2 (1.41%) SAN
6 2 (1.41%) SMS
7 1 (0.70%) DHCP
7 1 (0.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.70%) LAN
7 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.70%) VLAN
7 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) MySQL
1 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.38%) Retail
2 17 (11.97%) Finance
3 4 (2.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Billing
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.76%) Security Manager
2 32 (22.54%) Security Engineer
3 28 (19.72%) Information Manager
3 28 (19.72%) Information Security Manager
4 22 (15.49%) Analyst
5 21 (14.79%) Security Analyst
6 14 (9.86%) Architect
6 14 (9.86%) Security Architect
7 11 (7.75%) Team Leader
8 10 (7.04%) Consultant
8 10 (7.04%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (7.04%) Security Consultant
8 10 (7.04%) Security Operations Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) IT Manager
9 9 (6.34%) IT Security Manager
9 9 (6.34%) Security Officer
10 7 (4.93%) Information Security Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Information Security Officer
11 6 (4.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) ADSI
2 1 (0.70%) LAMP
2 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.69%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.04%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 9 (6.34%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (6.34%) PKI
6 5 (3.52%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.11%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.70%) Cyber-Physical System
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
9 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.35%) Windows
2 20 (14.08%) Unix
3 8 (5.63%) Linux
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (70.42%) Information Security
2 60 (42.25%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (36.62%) SIEM
4 36 (25.35%) Security Operations
5 34 (23.94%) Data Loss Prevention
6 30 (21.13%) Risk Management
6 30 (21.13%) Security Architecture
7 29 (20.42%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (20.42%) Security Management
8 23 (16.20%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (14.79%) Event Correlation
11 18 (12.68%) Information Security Management
12 14 (9.86%) Analytics
12 14 (9.86%) Computer Security
13 13 (9.15%) Data Protection
14 11 (7.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 10 (7.04%) Incident Management
15 10 (7.04%) Information Security Governance
15 10 (7.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.41%) Python
1 2 (1.41%) Ruby
2 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.70%) Go
2 1 (0.70%) Perl
2 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (42.25%) CISM
2 39 (27.46%) CSSLP
2 39 (27.46%) SSCP
3 37 (26.06%) GIAC
3 37 (26.06%) SANS
4 29 (20.42%) CISA
5 23 (16.20%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (14.79%) Degree
6 21 (14.79%) ISSAP
6 21 (14.79%) ISSEP
7 19 (13.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 19 (13.38%) CCNP
7 19 (13.38%) CCSP
8 17 (11.97%) CCIE
8 17 (11.97%) GCWN
8 17 (11.97%) MCSE
8 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (11.97%) RHCA
8 17 (11.97%) RHCE
9 16 (11.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (13.38%) PCI DSS
3 14 (9.86%) GDPR
4 8 (5.63%) SLA
5 5 (3.52%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (2.11%) COBIT
7 2 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.70%) COSO
8 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Cacti
4 1 (0.70%) Consul
4 1 (0.70%) Nagios
4 1 (0.70%) Nessus
4 1 (0.70%) Nmap
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.90%) Symantec
3 21 (14.79%) Cisco
4 17 (11.97%) Red Hat
4 17 (11.97%) Splunk
5 15 (10.56%) VMware
6 14 (9.86%) Sophos
7 5 (3.52%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.82%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.82%) Capita
8 4 (2.82%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.11%) Qualys
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle
11 1 (0.70%) Lumension
11 1 (0.70%) McAfee
11 1 (0.70%) Netsparker