Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 222 208
Rank change year-on-year +100 -14 +62
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 295 139 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.56% 1.15% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.23% 3.83% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 121 141 139
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 3,196 3,630 3,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.76% 29.90% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 2,780 3,175
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +52 143 £70,000 +21.74% 10
Cambridgeshire +80 86 £50,000 -16.67% 8
Suffolk +39 37 £70,000 +9.38%
Bedfordshire +12 24 £66,250 +32.50% 2
Essex +14 5 £51,500 +14.44% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 167 (56.61%) CISM
2 158 (53.56%) Information Security
3 135 (45.76%) Cybersecurity
4 134 (45.42%) SIEM
5 122 (41.36%) SSCP
6 111 (37.63%) SANS
7 110 (37.29%) GIAC
8 107 (36.27%) CISA
9 106 (35.93%) Microsoft
10 100 (33.90%) CSSLP
11 98 (33.22%) Symantec
12 95 (32.20%) Retail
12 95 (32.20%) Security Operations
13 90 (30.51%) Risk Management
14 88 (29.83%) Windows
15 81 (27.46%) CompTIA Security+
16 80 (27.12%) Firewall
17 77 (26.10%) Security Architecture
18 72 (24.41%) Data Loss Prevention
19 69 (23.39%) Sophos
20 65 (22.03%) Unix
21 64 (21.69%) Penetration Testing
22 61 (20.68%) Cisco Certification
22 61 (20.68%) Continuous Improvement
23 57 (19.32%) Management Information System
24 55 (18.64%) CEH
24 55 (18.64%) Security Operations Centre
24 55 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
25 51 (17.29%) Security Management
26 49 (16.61%) Finance

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 (2.03%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.42%) Office 365
4 12 (4.07%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.39%) SaaS
6 4 (1.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (27.12%) Firewall
2 33 (11.19%) Wireshark
3 29 (9.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (7.46%) Network Security
5 12 (4.07%) DKIM
5 12 (4.07%) DMARC
5 12 (4.07%) WAN
6 11 (3.73%) LAN
7 10 (3.39%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.03%) HTTP
8 6 (2.03%) Internet
8 6 (2.03%) SSL
9 5 (1.69%) Broadband
10 3 (1.02%) Sourcefire
11 2 (0.68%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.34%) DHCP
12 1 (0.34%) DNS
12 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.34%) SMS
12 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.73%) Big Data
2 6 (2.03%) Apache Hive
2 6 (2.03%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.03%) MySQL
2 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.36%) GIS
4 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.39%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (2.03%) Bitbucket
2 6 (2.03%) CodeSonar
2 6 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.03%) git-flow
2 6 (2.03%) JIRA
2 6 (2.03%) Robot Framework
2 6 (2.03%) Selenium
3 2 (0.68%) Burp Suite
General
1 95 (32.20%) Retail
2 49 (16.61%) Finance
3 5 (1.69%) Legal
4 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (21.36%) Analyst
1 63 (21.36%) Security Manager
2 51 (17.29%) Security Engineer
3 37 (12.54%) Architect
3 37 (12.54%) Security Architect
4 31 (10.51%) Security Analyst
5 28 (9.49%) Engineering Manager
5 28 (9.49%) Information Manager
5 28 (9.49%) Information Security Manager
6 20 (6.78%) SIEM Analyst
6 20 (6.78%) SOC Analyst
7 14 (4.75%) Security Officer
8 13 (4.41%) Information Officer
8 13 (4.41%) Information Security Officer
8 13 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.07%) IT Architect
9 12 (4.07%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (4.07%) Service Architect
9 12 (4.07%) SIEM Engineer
9 12 (4.07%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.41%) .NET
2 6 (2.03%) .NET Framework
2 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.03%) Django
2 6 (2.03%) Java EE
2 6 (2.03%) LAMP
2 6 (2.03%) Node.js
2 6 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (2.03%) REST
2 6 (2.03%) SOAP
2 6 (2.03%) Spring MVC
2 6 (2.03%) STL
3 1 (0.34%) ADSI
3 1 (0.34%) LDAP
3 1 (0.34%) OAuth
3 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.32%) Management Information System
2 55 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (18.64%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
4 33 (11.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 30 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (5.76%) PKI
7 16 (5.42%) Data Centre
8 12 (4.07%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.39%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.69%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.02%) Cyber-Physical System
12 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.68%) Life Science
13 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.34%) CESG
14 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (29.83%) Windows
2 65 (22.03%) Unix
3 37 (12.54%) Linux
4 10 (3.39%) Kali Linux
4 10 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.03%) Android
5 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.03%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.69%) CentOS
6 5 (1.69%) Fedora
6 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (53.56%) Information Security
2 135 (45.76%) Cybersecurity
3 134 (45.42%) SIEM
4 95 (32.20%) Security Operations
5 90 (30.51%) Risk Management
6 77 (26.10%) Security Architecture
7 72 (24.41%) Data Loss Prevention
8 64 (21.69%) Penetration Testing
9 61 (20.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (17.29%) Security Management
11 47 (15.93%) Event Correlation
12 45 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (14.92%) ITIL
14 40 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 39 (13.22%) Identity Access Management
16 38 (12.88%) Vulnerability Management
17 35 (11.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 35 (11.86%) Threat Intelligence
18 34 (11.53%) Analytics
18 34 (11.53%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.78%) Python
2 15 (5.08%) PHP
3 13 (4.41%) Java
4 11 (3.73%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.73%) C
4 11 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.05%) Go
5 9 (3.05%) Perl
5 9 (3.05%) Ruby
6 6 (2.03%) C#
6 6 (2.03%) C++
6 6 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 167 (56.61%) CISM
2 122 (41.36%) SSCP
3 111 (37.63%) SANS
4 110 (37.29%) GIAC
5 107 (36.27%) CISA
6 100 (33.90%) CSSLP
7 81 (27.46%) CompTIA Security+
8 61 (20.68%) Cisco Certification
9 55 (18.64%) CEH
10 48 (16.27%) MCSE
10 48 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (14.24%) ISSAP
12 41 (13.90%) ISSEP
13 40 (13.56%) CCNP
14 39 (13.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 39 (13.22%) CCSP
15 37 (12.54%) GCWN
15 37 (12.54%) RHCA
15 37 (12.54%) RHCE
16 36 (12.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (9.49%) GDPR
3 24 (8.14%) PCI DSS
4 21 (7.12%) COBIT
5 10 (3.39%) ISO 22301
5 10 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (3.05%) HIPAA
7 6 (2.03%) SLA
8 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.36%) QA
10 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 21 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.73%) Docker
3 6 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.03%) vSphere
4 5 (1.69%) NFS
4 5 (1.69%) Samba
4 5 (1.69%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (11.19%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (3.73%) Puppet
4 10 (3.39%) Nessus
4 10 (3.39%) Nmap
5 7 (2.37%) Stealthwatch
6 6 (2.03%) Salt
7 5 (1.69%) Ansible
7 5 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (1.69%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.69%) Nagios
7 5 (1.69%) OpenNMS
7 5 (1.69%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.69%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.36%) CASB
8 4 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 106 (35.93%) Microsoft
2 98 (33.22%) Symantec
3 69 (23.39%) Sophos
4 47 (15.93%) Splunk
5 42 (14.24%) Red Hat
6 38 (12.88%) VMware
7 37 (12.54%) Cisco
8 19 (6.44%) LogRhythm
8 19 (6.44%) Qualys
9 16 (5.42%) Forcepoint
10 10 (3.39%) ArcSight
10 10 (3.39%) Netsparker
11 7 (2.37%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.37%) McAfee
12 5 (1.69%) BT
12 5 (1.69%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.69%) Dell
12 5 (1.69%) EMC
12 5 (1.69%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.69%) SolarWinds