CISSP Jobs in England

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK > England

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 6 months to 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 262 270 365
Rank change year-on-year +8 +95 -57
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 944 1,138 1,448
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.30% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 3.95% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 728 815 959
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.45% +6.15%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24,593 28,810 36,787
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 27.89% 33.03% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15,745 13,188 16,821
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £30,875
25th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £40,973
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,700 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.83% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in England

CISSP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in England.

Salary trend for CISSP in England

CISSP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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 6 months to 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
London +44 453 £80,000 +6.67% 157
North of England +65 164 £56,500 -4.24% 30
North West +46 113 £55,000 -4.35% 16
South West -20 113 £68,500 +1.48% 16
South East -28 105 £55,000 -6.78% 81
Midlands -49 65 £70,000 +16.67% 18
West Midlands -45 42 £75,000 +27.66% 9
Yorkshire +53 37 £56,500 -13.08% 13
East of England +7 33 £54,000 -22.86% 13
East Midlands 0 22 £66,500 +4.31% 8
North East +6 14 £79,842 +14.06% 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (0.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.21%) Apache
3 1 (0.11%) IIS
3 1 (0.11%) nginx
3 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 259 (27.44%) Azure
2 161 (17.06%) AWS
3 125 (13.24%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (4.45%) GCP
5 39 (4.13%) Azure Sentinel
6 37 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (2.65%) Microsoft Purview
8 18 (1.91%) Power Platform
9 17 (1.80%) SaaS
10 14 (1.48%) Azure DevOps
10 14 (1.48%) PaaS
11 13 (1.38%) IaaS
12 11 (1.17%) Entra ID
13 6 (0.64%) Snowflake
14 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.42%) Serverless
14 4 (0.42%) WhatsApp
15 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.32%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 252 (26.69%) Firewall
2 128 (13.56%) Network Security
3 69 (7.31%) WAN
4 64 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 56 (5.93%) TCP/IP
6 41 (4.34%) VPN
7 35 (3.71%) LAN
8 34 (3.60%) SD-WAN
9 26 (2.75%) DNS
10 22 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (1.69%) Wireshark
12 13 (1.38%) Internet
13 12 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
13 12 (1.27%) VoIP
14 10 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (0.53%) 5G
15 5 (0.53%) DHCP
16 4 (0.42%) NetScaler
17 3 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.91%) Power BI
2 5 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (0.53%) NoSQL
2 5 (0.53%) Redis
3 4 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.32%) Big Data
5 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) Snyk
3 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 293 (31.04%) Finance
2 219 (23.20%) Social Skills
3 114 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
4 88 (9.32%) Legal
5 87 (9.22%) Law
6 48 (5.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 43 (4.56%) Public Sector
8 41 (4.34%) Retail
9 34 (3.60%) Telecoms
10 32 (3.39%) Banking
11 31 (3.28%) Manufacturing
11 31 (3.28%) Military
12 22 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
13 21 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
14 19 (2.01%) Marketing
14 19 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
15 11 (1.17%) Electronics
16 10 (1.06%) Back Office
17 9 (0.95%) Automotive
18 8 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 183 (19.39%) Analyst
2 158 (16.74%) Architect
3 136 (14.41%) Security Analyst
4 133 (14.09%) Senior
5 129 (13.67%) Security Manager
6 120 (12.71%) Security Architect
7 109 (11.55%) Lead
8 104 (11.02%) Security Engineer
9 100 (10.59%) Consultant
10 89 (9.43%) Security Consultant
11 63 (6.67%) Information Manager
11 63 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
12 48 (5.08%) IT Manager
13 47 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
14 45 (4.77%) Information Analyst
14 45 (4.77%) Information Security Analyst
15 44 (4.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 39 (4.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 39 (4.13%) IT Analyst
16 39 (4.13%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.48%) HTML
2 10 (1.06%) ModSecurity
3 8 (0.85%) Web Services
4 7 (0.74%) OAuth
4 7 (0.74%) web3js
5 6 (0.64%) SailPoint
5 6 (0.64%) SAML
6 5 (0.53%) Middleware
7 4 (0.42%) Kafka
8 3 (0.32%) REST
9 2 (0.21%) .NET
9 2 (0.21%) EDI
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Graph
10 1 (0.11%) J2EE
10 1 (0.11%) JSON
10 1 (0.11%) LDAP
10 1 (0.11%) Lightning Web Components
10 1 (0.11%) OpenID
10 1 (0.11%) RESTful
10 1 (0.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 263 (27.86%) Management Information System
2 134 (14.19%) Security Posture
3 96 (10.17%) Cyber Threat
4 64 (6.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 52 (5.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 39 (4.13%) PKI
7 34 (3.60%) Cyberattack
8 33 (3.50%) Operational Technology
9 32 (3.39%) Data Centre
10 31 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
11 27 (2.86%) Onboarding
12 19 (2.01%) Product Ownership
13 16 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.69%) Cloud Security Posture
13 16 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
14 15 (1.59%) Cloud Native
14 15 (1.59%) Public Cloud
15 14 (1.48%) IoT
16 12 (1.27%) Cyber Security Posture
17 10 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.69%) Windows
2 26 (2.75%) Linux
3 14 (1.48%) Android
3 14 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.85%) Unix
6 5 (0.53%) Kali Linux
7 4 (0.42%) CentOS
7 4 (0.42%) Solaris
7 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.42%) zOS
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (63.77%) Cybersecurity
2 508 (53.81%) Information Security
3 246 (26.06%) Risk Management
4 233 (24.68%) Incident Response
5 195 (20.66%) SIEM
6 190 (20.13%) Problem-Solving
7 169 (17.90%) Security Architecture
8 155 (16.42%) Computer Science
9 154 (16.31%) Cloud Security
10 148 (15.68%) Security Operations
11 141 (14.94%) Vulnerability Management
12 120 (12.71%) Security Management
13 116 (12.29%) ITIL
14 114 (12.08%) Application Security
15 108 (11.44%) Roadmaps
16 107 (11.33%) Incident Management
17 97 (10.28%) Data Protection
18 93 (9.85%) Agile
19 92 (9.75%) Penetration Testing
20 83 (8.79%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 88 (9.32%) Python
2 54 (5.72%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.12%) Bash
4 12 (1.27%) SQL
5 9 (0.95%) Java
6 5 (0.53%) C
6 5 (0.53%) R
6 5 (0.53%) Scala
7 2 (0.21%) C#
7 2 (0.21%) C++
7 2 (0.21%) Kusto Query Language
8 1 (0.11%) Groovy
8 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 520 (55.08%) CISM
2 287 (30.40%) Degree
3 204 (21.61%) CISA
4 181 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
5 158 (16.74%) CRISC
6 142 (15.04%) Security Cleared
7 136 (14.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 119 (12.61%) CEH
9 118 (12.50%) CCSP
10 94 (9.96%) SC Cleared
11 90 (9.53%) GIAC
12 89 (9.43%) CompTIA Security+
13 84 (8.90%) Computer Science Degree
14 72 (7.63%) Azure Certification
15 69 (7.31%) CESG Certified Professional
16 68 (7.20%) AWS Certification
17 58 (6.14%) CCSK
18 54 (5.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
19 53 (5.61%) Master's Degree
20 50 (5.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (36.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 283 (29.98%) NIST
3 121 (12.82%) GDPR
3 121 (12.82%) PCI DSS
4 92 (9.75%) Cyber Essentials
5 84 (8.90%) GRC
6 54 (5.72%) NCSC
7 45 (4.77%) COBIT
8 42 (4.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 37 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 23 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 23 (2.44%) NIST 800
11 19 (2.01%) HIPAA
12 17 (1.80%) SOC 2
13 11 (1.17%) JSP 440
13 11 (1.17%) RMADS
14 10 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.95%) Data Quality
16 7 (0.74%) GLBA
17 6 (0.64%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 34 (3.60%) Docker
2 32 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.42%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) LXC
8 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 43 (4.56%) Single Sign-On
2 42 (4.45%) Kubernetes
3 30 (3.18%) Ansible
4 21 (2.22%) CASB
5 19 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (1.48%) Nessus
6 14 (1.48%) Nmap
7 7 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 6 (0.64%) SCCM
9 5 (0.53%) Grafana
9 5 (0.53%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.53%) SCOM
9 5 (0.53%) Suricata
10 4 (0.42%) QRadar
11 3 (0.32%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.21%) Terraform
13 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 213 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.87%) Splunk
3 35 (3.71%) Qualys
4 31 (3.28%) Cisco
5 24 (2.54%) CyberArk
6 22 (2.33%) Palo Alto
7 20 (2.12%) Google
8 19 (2.01%) Rapid7
9 17 (1.80%) ServiceNow
10 16 (1.69%) Alibaba
10 16 (1.69%) Oracle
11 15 (1.59%) SAP
12 14 (1.48%) Meraki
12 14 (1.48%) Thycotic
13 13 (1.38%) McAfee
14 12 (1.27%) ArcSight
14 12 (1.27%) Atlassian
14 12 (1.27%) Carbon Black
14 12 (1.27%) Citrix
14 12 (1.27%) Juniper