The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / England
Rank 212 197 292
Rank change year-on-year -15 +95  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1256 1667 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.72% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.38% 6.23% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1373 835
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,000 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19679 26764 27884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.76% 27.61% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15638 21653 22060
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in England

CISSP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in England.

Salary trend for CISSP in England

CISSP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in England

CISSP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 701 £70,000 +7.69% 63
South East -39 165 £57,500 +4.54% 23
West Midlands +7 87 £50,000 -14.52% 13
East of England +33 79 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North West -7 79 £55,000 - 8
South West -9 70 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire -52 35 £49,516 -9.97% 2
East Midlands -30 29 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North East +21 15 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Midlands +16 3 £90,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 1792 (66.82%) Information Security
2 1676 (62.49%) CISM
3 1005 (37.47%) CISA
4 963 (35.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 872 (32.51%) Cybersecurity
6 798 (29.75%) Finance
7 660 (24.61%) Risk Management
8 578 (21.55%) Firewall
9 562 (20.95%) Degree
10 541 (20.17%) SIEM
11 532 (19.84%) PCI DSS
12 512 (19.09%) Management Information System
13 464 (17.30%) ITIL
14 446 (16.63%) Windows
15 405 (15.10%) CEH
16 391 (14.58%) Data Protection
16 391 (14.58%) Security Operations
17 390 (14.54%) Linux
18 375 (13.98%) Security Architecture
19 346 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
20 345 (12.86%) Penetration Testing
21 341 (12.71%) Vulnerability Management
22 339 (12.64%) Network Security
23 336 (12.53%) SANS
24 324 (12.08%) Security Management
25 322 (12.01%) Security Cleared
26 288 (10.74%) GIAC
27 267 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
28 258 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
29 247 (9.21%) Banking

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 113 (4.21%) IIS
2 49 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (1.19%) Apache
4 29 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 22 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 19 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (0.63%) JBoss
8 16 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.48%) IBM Notes
9 13 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 12 (0.45%) Apache Pig
10 12 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.11%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.037%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.037%) CMS
14 1 (0.037%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.037%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.16%) MS Office
3 27 (1.01%) MS Project
4 19 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.037%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 33 (1.23%) Sentinel
2 28 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.56%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 14 (0.52%) assyst
5 14 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.34%) Temenos T24
7 7 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.037%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 67 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.57%) Office 365
4 39 (1.45%) SaaS
5 20 (0.75%) IaaS
6 13 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.45%) PaaS
8 11 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.11%) G Suite
10 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.037%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.037%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.037%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 578 (21.55%) Firewall
2 339 (12.64%) Network Security
3 218 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 211 (7.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 98 (3.65%) HTTP
6 74 (2.76%) Internet
7 72 (2.68%) LAN
8 71 (2.65%) WAN
9 63 (2.35%) DNS
10 51 (1.90%) VPN
11 40 (1.49%) SSL
12 39 (1.45%) SMTP
13 37 (1.38%) Wireshark
14 34 (1.27%) FTP
15 32 (1.19%) Wireless
16 29 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (1.08%) DHCP
16 29 (1.08%) HTTPS
17 26 (0.97%) LDAP
18 23 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 77 (2.87%) Big Data
3 25 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 24 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 21 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.56%) MySQL
7 12 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 12 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.41%) InfluxDB
8 11 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.34%) GIS
10 5 (0.19%) DB2
10 5 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.19%) ZAP BI
11 4 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.11%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (1.34%) Burp Suite
2 23 (0.86%) AppScan
3 22 (0.82%) Paros
4 17 (0.63%) JIRA
5 12 (0.45%) WebScarab
6 8 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.30%) Metasploit
7 7 (0.26%) Fiddler
8 5 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.19%) Redmine
9 4 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.15%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.15%) CodeSonar
9 4 (0.15%) git-flow
9 4 (0.15%) Robot Framework
9 4 (0.15%) Selenium
10 3 (0.11%) Subversion
11 1 (0.037%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.037%) sqlmap
11 1 (0.037%) Xcode
General
1 798 (29.75%) Finance
2 247 (9.21%) Banking
3 205 (7.64%) Legal
4 98 (3.65%) Retail
5 79 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 68 (2.54%) Games
7 47 (1.75%) Marketing
8 45 (1.68%) French Language
8 45 (1.68%) German Language
9 43 (1.60%) Law
10 42 (1.57%) Spanish Language
11 34 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.93%) Italian Language
13 23 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 22 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.67%) Dutch Language
16 16 (0.60%) Local Government
17 12 (0.45%) Advertising
17 12 (0.45%) Electronics
18 11 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 613 (22.86%) Analyst
2 543 (20.25%) Security Manager
3 492 (18.34%) Security Analyst
4 348 (12.98%) Consultant
5 259 (9.66%) Security Consultant
6 232 (8.65%) Information Manager
7 212 (7.90%) Security Engineer
8 207 (7.72%) Information Security Manager
9 204 (7.61%) Information Analyst
10 200 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
11 183 (6.82%) Architect
12 173 (6.45%) Security Architect
13 158 (5.89%) Security Officer
14 155 (5.78%) Security Specialist
15 149 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 143 (5.33%) IT Analyst
17 130 (4.85%) IT Security Analyst
18 124 (4.62%) IT Manager
19 123 (4.59%) Information Security Officer
20 121 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.79%) SailPoint
2 45 (1.68%) .NET
3 41 (1.53%) Web Services
4 16 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 15 (0.56%) Middleware
5 15 (0.56%) SAML
6 14 (0.52%) 802.1X
6 14 (0.52%) Node.js
6 14 (0.52%) ZeroMQ
7 13 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (0.45%) Java EE
8 12 (0.45%) JSON
8 12 (0.45%) STL
9 11 (0.41%) XACML
10 10 (0.37%) SPNEGO
11 9 (0.34%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.30%) RESTful
13 7 (0.26%) boto
13 7 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
13 7 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 512 (19.09%) Management Information System
2 191 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 167 (6.23%) Data Protection Act
4 156 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (4.81%) Data Centre
6 123 (4.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 99 (3.69%) CESG
7 99 (3.69%) Cyberthreat
8 77 (2.87%) Cyber Attack
9 44 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 41 (1.53%) PKI
11 29 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
12 27 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 25 (0.93%) Fintech
14 23 (0.86%) Driving Licence
15 22 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
16 19 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
18 14 (0.52%) Client/Server
18 14 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 446 (16.63%) Windows
2 390 (14.54%) Linux
3 176 (6.56%) Unix
4 118 (4.40%) Windows Server
5 65 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 41 (1.53%) CentOS
9 36 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 20 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.60%) Android
13 15 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.48%) Solaris
15 10 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.34%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
18 6 (0.22%) Debian
18 6 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1792 (66.82%) Information Security
2 872 (32.51%) Cybersecurity
3 660 (24.61%) Risk Management
4 541 (20.17%) SIEM
5 464 (17.30%) ITIL
6 391 (14.58%) Data Protection
6 391 (14.58%) Security Operations
7 375 (13.98%) Security Architecture
8 345 (12.86%) Penetration Testing
9 341 (12.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 324 (12.08%) Security Management
11 267 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 258 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
13 227 (8.46%) Identity Access Management
14 222 (8.28%) Incident Management
15 215 (8.02%) Information Security Management
16 209 (7.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 187 (6.97%) Security Monitoring
18 183 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 177 (6.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 139 (5.18%) Java
2 115 (4.29%) C
3 108 (4.03%) SQL
4 81 (3.02%) Python
5 51 (1.90%) Perl
6 49 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 43 (1.60%) Ruby
8 33 (1.23%) PHP
9 29 (1.08%) C++
10 26 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 24 (0.89%) PowerShell
12 19 (0.71%) C#
13 18 (0.67%) Korn
14 13 (0.48%) Bourne shell
15 12 (0.45%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.30%) Scala
17 5 (0.19%) VB
18 3 (0.11%) Shell Script
19 2 (0.075%) Go
20 1 (0.037%) R
Qualifications
1 1676 (62.49%) CISM
2 1005 (37.47%) CISA
3 562 (20.95%) Degree
4 405 (15.10%) CEH
5 346 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
6 336 (12.53%) SANS
7 322 (12.01%) Security Cleared
8 288 (10.74%) GIAC
9 236 (8.80%) SC Cleared
10 185 (6.90%) CCNA
11 162 (6.04%) CRISC
12 153 (5.70%) CCNP
13 142 (5.29%) GCIA
14 134 (5.00%) GCIH
15 130 (4.85%) CISMP
16 122 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
16 122 (4.55%) SSCP
17 110 (4.10%) DV Cleared
18 101 (3.77%) CompTIA Security+
18 101 (3.77%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 963 (35.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 532 (19.84%) PCI DSS
3 194 (7.23%) COBIT
4 110 (4.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 90 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 62 (2.31%) GDPR
7 55 (2.05%) ISO27002
8 46 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 39 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 37 (1.38%) SLA
11 34 (1.27%) GPG13
11 34 (1.27%) ISO22301
12 29 (1.08%) QA
13 21 (0.78%) RMADS
14 18 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 15 (0.56%) ISO27005
16 13 (0.48%) JSP 440
17 11 (0.41%) BS7799
18 8 (0.30%) ISO 9000
18 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 238 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.19%) Snort
3 26 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.56%) vSphere
5 13 (0.48%) Samba
6 12 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.26%) HDFS
8 6 (0.22%) Docker
8 6 (0.22%) XenServer
9 5 (0.19%) NFS
10 4 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.15%) Sendmail
10 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.075%) XenApp
11 2 (0.075%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.037%) KVM
12 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 102 (3.80%) Nessus
2 54 (2.01%) CSIRT
2 54 (2.01%) McAfee ePO
3 42 (1.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 32 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 29 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 28 (1.04%) SCCM
7 24 (0.89%) PowerBroker
7 24 (0.89%) QRadar
8 22 (0.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 22 (0.82%) Grafana
9 20 (0.75%) Puppet
10 18 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 17 (0.63%) Nmap
12 16 (0.60%) Ansible
13 13 (0.48%) Nagios
14 12 (0.45%) Endace
14 12 (0.45%) HP Fortify
14 12 (0.45%) WebInspect
15 11 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 196 (7.31%) Microsoft
2 174 (6.49%) Cisco
3 125 (4.66%) Splunk
4 119 (4.44%) Oracle
5 109 (4.06%) Intel Security
6 72 (2.68%) LogRhythm
7 70 (2.61%) ArcSight
7 70 (2.61%) Qualys
7 70 (2.61%) Symantec
8 67 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 64 (2.39%) CyberArk
10 61 (2.27%) Palo Alto
11 43 (1.60%) Apple
12 37 (1.38%) VMware
13 36 (1.34%) Juniper
13 36 (1.34%) SAP
14 35 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
15 33 (1.23%) Forcepoint
16 32 (1.19%) FireEye
16 32 (1.19%) Fortinet
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £125000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65500 per annum + Car allowance 5.5k, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parker Solutions Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago