Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 147 227
Rank change year-on-year -35 +80 +12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 61 169 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 1.97% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 6.98% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 59 98
Median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £44,500 £35,000 £37,125
90th Percentile £72,875 £85,000 £75,550
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -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 1,410 2,422 3,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.54% 28.23% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,683 2,952
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,524 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,190 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% +4.17% +6.67%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +26 31 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Suffolk +9 11 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 8 £62,500 -16.67% 7
Cambridgeshire -27 8 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Essex -12 3 £50,000 +31.58% 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 44 (72.13%) Information Security
2 30 (49.18%) SIEM
3 28 (45.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (42.62%) CISM
5 25 (40.98%) Office 365
5 25 (40.98%) AWS
6 23 (37.70%) ITIL
7 22 (36.07%) Firewall
8 20 (32.79%) Management Information System
8 20 (32.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (26.23%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (26.23%) Web Filtering
10 16 (26.23%) IT Strategy
11 15 (24.59%) Security Operations
11 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (24.59%) SDLC
11 15 (24.59%) Azure
11 15 (24.59%) ITIL V3
11 15 (24.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (22.95%) IIS
12 14 (22.95%) SFIA
12 14 (22.95%) IISP
13 12 (19.67%) Security Operations Centre
13 12 (19.67%) Security Architecture
13 12 (19.67%) GIAC
13 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
14 11 (18.03%) CSSLP
14 11 (18.03%) TOGAF
14 11 (18.03%) ISSAP

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 14 (22.95%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) AWS
1 25 (40.98%) Office 365
2 15 (24.59%) Azure
3 4 (6.56%) G Suite
4 1 (1.64%) GCP
4 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Network Security
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.64%) MPLS
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.64%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) git-flow
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 8 (13.11%) Legal
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Security Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Security Specialist
4 10 (16.39%) Security Manager
5 9 (14.75%) Information Manager
5 9 (14.75%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Security Technical Architect
8 4 (6.56%) SOC Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) IT Security Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Digital Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Automation Test Lead
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Kafka
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.64%) GraphQL
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) React
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) Spring
2 1 (1.64%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Management Information System
2 12 (19.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) CentOS
3 5 (8.20%) Fedora
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) Information Security
2 30 (49.18%) SIEM
3 28 (45.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (37.70%) ITIL
5 16 (26.23%) IT Strategy
5 16 (26.23%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (26.23%) Web Filtering
6 15 (24.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (24.59%) ITIL V3
6 15 (24.59%) SDLC
6 15 (24.59%) Security Operations
7 14 (22.95%) SFIA
8 12 (19.67%) Security Architecture
9 11 (18.03%) Security Management
9 11 (18.03%) TOGAF
10 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
11 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (14.75%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) C
2 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
2 6 (9.84%) Python
3 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) CISM
2 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (22.95%) IISP
4 12 (19.67%) GIAC
5 11 (18.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 11 (18.03%) CCSP
5 11 (18.03%) CSSLP
5 11 (18.03%) ISSAP
5 11 (18.03%) TOGAF Certification
6 10 (16.39%) CISA
7 8 (13.11%) GCIA
7 8 (13.11%) GCIH
7 8 (13.11%) SANS
7 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
7 8 (13.11%) SSCP
8 7 (11.48%) CCNA
8 7 (11.48%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
8 7 (11.48%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (11.48%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.20%) GDPR
4 4 (6.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (6.56%) NIST
5 3 (4.92%) NCSC
6 2 (3.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.64%) IASME
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) NFS
2 5 (8.20%) Samba
2 5 (8.20%) VirtualBox
2 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Xen
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.20%) Ansible
2 5 (8.20%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (8.20%) Nagios
2 5 (8.20%) OpenNMS
2 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) vCenter Server
2 5 (8.20%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.64%) Kibana
3 1 (1.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Cloudera
3 5 (8.20%) Dell
3 5 (8.20%) EMC
3 5 (8.20%) Hortonworks
3 5 (8.20%) NetApp
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Apple
4 1 (1.64%) BT
4 1 (1.64%) Capita
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Qualys
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk