Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 223 224
Rank change year-on-year +123 +1 +36
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 317 137 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.01% 1.17% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 3.82% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 136 113 101
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.76%

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 3,041 3,586 3,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.84% 30.65% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,144 2,840 2,950
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +69 149 £74,500 +14.62% 3
Cambridgeshire +108 112 £47,000 +10.59% 7
Suffolk +45 40 £70,000 +9.38% 2
Bedfordshire -4 16 £55,000 +10.00% 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 170 (53.63%) CISM
2 169 (53.31%) Information Security
3 160 (50.47%) SIEM
4 147 (46.37%) Cybersecurity
5 133 (41.96%) SSCP
6 130 (41.01%) SANS
7 124 (39.12%) Security Operations
8 114 (35.96%) CISA
9 113 (35.65%) Microsoft
9 113 (35.65%) Retail
10 112 (35.33%) Symantec
11 110 (34.70%) Risk Management
12 108 (34.07%) GIAC
13 107 (33.75%) CSSLP
14 91 (28.71%) Data Loss Prevention
15 88 (27.76%) Windows
16 87 (27.44%) Firewall
17 86 (27.13%) CompTIA Security+
18 83 (26.18%) Cisco Certification
19 75 (23.66%) Security Operations Centre
20 74 (23.34%) Continuous Improvement
21 73 (23.03%) Analytical Skills
21 73 (23.03%) Security Architecture
22 71 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
23 68 (21.45%) Security Management
23 68 (21.45%) Sophos
23 68 (21.45%) Unix
24 65 (20.50%) CEH
24 65 (20.50%) Event Correlation
25 64 (20.19%) Penetration Testing

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 (1.89%) Apache Pig
2 3 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.99%) Office 365
4 16 (5.05%) SaaS
5 15 (4.73%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (27.44%) Firewall
2 48 (15.14%) Wireshark
3 32 (10.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (4.73%) DKIM
4 15 (4.73%) DMARC
4 15 (4.73%) Network Security
5 13 (4.10%) WAN
6 11 (3.47%) LAN
7 9 (2.84%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.89%) HTTP
8 6 (1.89%) SSL
9 5 (1.58%) Broadband
10 4 (1.26%) Internet
11 3 (0.95%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.95%) Sourcefire
11 3 (0.95%) SSH
12 2 (0.63%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.32%) DMZ
13 1 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.47%) Big Data
2 6 (1.89%) Apache Hive
2 6 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.89%) MySQL
2 6 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.26%) GIS
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.42%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (1.89%) Bitbucket
2 6 (1.89%) CodeSonar
2 6 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.89%) git-flow
2 6 (1.89%) JIRA
2 6 (1.89%) Robot Framework
2 6 (1.89%) Selenium
3 2 (0.63%) Burp Suite
General
1 113 (35.65%) Retail
2 52 (16.40%) Finance
3 5 (1.58%) Legal
4 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (25.55%) Analyst
2 62 (19.56%) Security Manager
3 56 (17.67%) Security Engineer
4 41 (12.93%) Architect
4 41 (12.93%) Security Architect
5 28 (8.83%) Engineering Manager
5 28 (8.83%) Information Manager
5 28 (8.83%) Information Security Manager
6 26 (8.20%) Security Analyst
7 23 (7.26%) SIEM Analyst
8 21 (6.62%) SOC Analyst
9 18 (5.68%) SIEM Engineer
9 18 (5.68%) SOC Engineer
10 17 (5.36%) IT Architect
10 17 (5.36%) IT Security Architect
10 17 (5.36%) Service Architect
11 14 (4.42%) Information Analyst
11 14 (4.42%) Information Security Analyst
11 14 (4.42%) Security Officer
12 13 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.73%) .NET
2 6 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 6 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.89%) Django
2 6 (1.89%) Java EE
2 6 (1.89%) LAMP
2 6 (1.89%) Node.js
2 6 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (1.89%) REST
2 6 (1.89%) SOAP
2 6 (1.89%) Spring MVC
2 6 (1.89%) STL
3 3 (0.95%) OAuth
3 3 (0.95%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (23.66%) Security Operations Centre
2 73 (23.03%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (18.61%) Cyberthreat
4 54 (17.03%) Management Information System
5 49 (15.46%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (15.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 23 (7.26%) Data Centre
8 22 (6.94%) Cyber Defence
9 15 (4.73%) PKI
10 10 (3.15%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.58%) Cyberattack
12 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.26%) CESG
13 4 (1.26%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 2 (0.63%) Cyber-Physical System
15 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
16 1 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.76%) Windows
2 68 (21.45%) Unix
3 48 (15.14%) Linux
4 14 (4.42%) Kali Linux
5 8 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.89%) Android
6 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.58%) CentOS
7 5 (1.58%) Fedora
7 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (53.31%) Information Security
2 160 (50.47%) SIEM
3 147 (46.37%) Cybersecurity
4 124 (39.12%) Security Operations
5 110 (34.70%) Risk Management
6 91 (28.71%) Data Loss Prevention
7 74 (23.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 73 (23.03%) Security Architecture
9 71 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (21.45%) Security Management
11 65 (20.50%) Event Correlation
12 64 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
13 55 (17.35%) ITIL
14 50 (15.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 50 (15.77%) Threat Intelligence
15 48 (15.14%) Analytics
16 45 (14.20%) Cyber Intelligence
16 45 (14.20%) Identity Access Management
17 43 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 42 (13.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.57%) Python
2 19 (5.99%) PHP
3 15 (4.73%) Java
4 13 (4.10%) Go
4 13 (4.10%) Perl
4 13 (4.10%) Ruby
5 12 (3.79%) C
6 11 (3.47%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.89%) C#
7 6 (1.89%) C++
7 6 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 170 (53.63%) CISM
2 133 (41.96%) SSCP
3 130 (41.01%) SANS
4 114 (35.96%) CISA
5 108 (34.07%) GIAC
6 107 (33.75%) CSSLP
7 86 (27.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 83 (26.18%) Cisco Certification
9 65 (20.50%) CEH
10 57 (17.98%) MCSE
10 57 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (16.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 50 (15.77%) ISSAP
13 48 (15.14%) CCNP
14 46 (14.51%) CCIE
14 46 (14.51%) CCSP
14 46 (14.51%) GCWN
14 46 (14.51%) ISSEP
14 46 (14.51%) RHCA
14 46 (14.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (17.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (9.78%) GDPR
3 28 (8.83%) COBIT
4 26 (8.20%) PCI DSS
5 17 (5.36%) ISO 22301
6 14 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (3.47%) HIPAA
8 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.26%) QA
10 3 (0.95%) RMADS
11 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.32%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.47%) Docker
3 6 (1.89%) vSphere
4 5 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.58%) NFS
4 5 (1.58%) Samba
4 5 (1.58%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (15.14%) RSA Security Analytics
2 19 (5.99%) Stealthwatch
3 16 (5.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (4.42%) Nessus
4 14 (4.42%) Nmap
5 11 (3.47%) Puppet
6 7 (2.21%) CASB
7 6 (1.89%) Salt
8 5 (1.58%) Ansible
8 5 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.58%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.58%) Nagios
8 5 (1.58%) OpenNMS
8 5 (1.58%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 113 (35.65%) Microsoft
2 112 (35.33%) Symantec
3 68 (21.45%) Sophos
4 60 (18.93%) Splunk
5 51 (16.09%) Red Hat
6 49 (15.46%) VMware
7 46 (14.51%) Cisco
8 36 (11.36%) Qualys
9 22 (6.94%) LogRhythm
10 20 (6.31%) Forcepoint
11 19 (5.99%) CheckPoint
12 14 (4.42%) Netsparker
13 7 (2.21%) McAfee
14 6 (1.89%) ArcSight
15 5 (1.58%) BT
15 5 (1.58%) Cloudera
15 5 (1.58%) Dell
15 5 (1.58%) EMC
15 5 (1.58%) Hortonworks
15 5 (1.58%) SolarWinds