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 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / England
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 192 280
Rank change year-on-year -22 +88  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1264 1608 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.74% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.36% 6.43% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1298 918
Median salary £63,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.41% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,800 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.73% +9.52%  

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 19875 24991 28342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.83% 27.08% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15622 20349 22475
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +16 679 £67,500 +3.84% 60
South East -57 175 £60,000 - 13
North West +18 119 £55,000 +4.76% 12
West Midlands -23 106 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East of England -20 69 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South West -20 60 £55,000 -12.00% 9
Yorkshire -53 33 £62,500 +22.54% 6
East Midlands -11 11 £55,000 -
North East +20 10 £45,000 -26.53%
Midlands +10 4 £90,000 -
CISSP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1675 (66.13%) Information Security
2 1597 (63.05%) CISM
3 962 (37.98%) CISA
4 940 (37.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 816 (32.21%) Finance
6 783 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
7 640 (25.27%) Risk Management
8 550 (21.71%) SIEM
9 525 (20.73%) Firewall
10 495 (19.54%) ITIL
11 480 (18.95%) Management Information System
12 473 (18.67%) Degree
13 472 (18.63%) PCI DSS
14 457 (18.04%) Windows
15 392 (15.48%) Data Protection
16 387 (15.28%) Linux
17 381 (15.04%) Security Operations
18 359 (14.17%) Security Architecture
19 329 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
20 324 (12.79%) CEH
21 305 (12.04%) SANS
22 302 (11.92%) Network Security
23 273 (10.78%) Security Management
24 272 (10.74%) Penetration Testing
25 269 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
26 263 (10.38%) Vulnerability Management
27 257 (10.15%) Security Cleared
28 242 (9.55%) GIAC
29 210 (8.29%) Active Directory
30 206 (8.13%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Co-occurring 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 58 (2.29%) IIS
2 38 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (0.59%) Apache
3 15 (0.59%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.24%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.12%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.079%) JBoss
10 2 (0.079%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.079%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.039%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.039%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.039%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (0.63%) Sentinel
3 15 (0.59%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 14 (0.55%) assyst
5 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.16%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.079%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.079%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.079%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.039%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.039%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 68 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.42%) SaaS
4 25 (0.99%) Office 365
5 17 (0.67%) IaaS
6 14 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.39%) PaaS
9 7 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.12%) G Suite
12 2 (0.079%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.039%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.039%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 525 (20.73%) Firewall
2 302 (11.92%) Network Security
3 206 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 196 (7.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 87 (3.43%) Internet
6 78 (3.08%) WAN
7 71 (2.80%) LAN
8 68 (2.68%) HTTP
9 57 (2.25%) DNS
10 54 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (1.97%) VPN
12 44 (1.74%) Wireshark
13 35 (1.38%) Wireless
14 28 (1.11%) SMTP
14 28 (1.11%) SSL
15 26 (1.03%) FTP
16 23 (0.91%) DHCP
16 23 (0.91%) HTTPS
17 20 (0.79%) SSH
18 19 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.89%) Big Data
3 20 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 15 (0.59%) Hadoop
5 11 (0.43%) GIS
6 8 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.28%) DB2
7 7 (0.28%) MySQL
8 5 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.20%) ZAP BI
9 4 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.16%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.12%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.12%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.12%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.079%) Looker
Development Applications
1 32 (1.26%) Burp Suite
2 18 (0.71%) Metasploit
3 16 (0.63%) AppScan
3 16 (0.63%) Paros
4 14 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 12 (0.47%) WebScarab
5 12 (0.47%) Xcode
6 9 (0.36%) Fiddler
7 7 (0.28%) JIRA
8 3 (0.12%) Redmine
9 2 (0.079%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.039%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.039%) Subversion
General
1 816 (32.21%) Finance
2 203 (8.01%) Banking
3 191 (7.54%) Legal
4 121 (4.78%) Retail
5 65 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 45 (1.78%) Marketing
7 44 (1.74%) Games
8 34 (1.34%) Law
9 32 (1.26%) French Language
10 31 (1.22%) Spanish Language
11 27 (1.07%) German Language
12 25 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.99%) Italian Language
13 20 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.67%) Dutch Language
15 15 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.55%) Digital Economy
17 11 (0.43%) Local Government
17 11 (0.43%) Publishing
18 10 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 574 (22.66%) Analyst
2 513 (20.25%) Security Manager
3 451 (17.80%) Security Analyst
4 360 (14.21%) Consultant
5 284 (11.21%) Security Consultant
6 200 (7.90%) Information Analyst
7 196 (7.74%) Information Security Analyst
8 189 (7.46%) Information Manager
9 181 (7.15%) Security Engineer
10 174 (6.87%) Information Security Manager
11 171 (6.75%) Architect
12 165 (6.51%) Security Architect
13 147 (5.80%) Security Specialist
14 137 (5.41%) Security Officer
15 134 (5.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 134 (5.29%) IT Manager
16 114 (4.50%) IT Security Manager
17 112 (4.42%) IT Analyst
17 112 (4.42%) Risk Manager
18 101 (3.99%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.09%) SailPoint
2 51 (2.01%) .NET
3 46 (1.82%) Web Services
4 22 (0.87%) 802.1X
5 19 (0.75%) Regular Expression
6 14 (0.55%) ZeroMQ
7 12 (0.47%) Middleware
8 10 (0.39%) JSON
9 9 (0.36%) boto
10 8 (0.32%) RESTful
11 6 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (0.20%) OAuth
12 5 (0.20%) PCRE
12 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 4 (0.16%) XML
14 3 (0.12%) HTML
14 3 (0.12%) Node.js
14 3 (0.12%) SAML
15 2 (0.079%) Java EE
15 2 (0.079%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 480 (18.95%) Management Information System
2 182 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 181 (7.15%) Computer Science
4 164 (6.47%) Data Protection Act
5 109 (4.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 104 (4.11%) Cyberthreat
7 95 (3.75%) Data Centre
8 91 (3.59%) CESG
9 60 (2.37%) Cyber Attack
10 39 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
11 36 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 32 (1.26%) Virtual Team
13 30 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
14 25 (0.99%) PKI
15 23 (0.91%) Driving Licence
16 20 (0.79%) Mainframe
17 18 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 18 (0.71%) Fintech
17 18 (0.71%) NHS
18 17 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 457 (18.04%) Windows
2 387 (15.28%) Linux
3 177 (6.99%) Unix
4 135 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.34%) CentOS
8 26 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 25 (0.99%) Android
10 15 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.36%) Kali Linux
14 8 (0.32%) Solaris
15 6 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.16%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1675 (66.13%) Information Security
2 783 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
3 640 (25.27%) Risk Management
4 550 (21.71%) SIEM
5 495 (19.54%) ITIL
6 392 (15.48%) Data Protection
7 381 (15.04%) Security Operations
8 359 (14.17%) Security Architecture
9 273 (10.78%) Security Management
10 272 (10.74%) Penetration Testing
11 269 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 263 (10.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 205 (8.09%) Incident Management
14 190 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
15 185 (7.30%) Risk Assessment
16 182 (7.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 164 (6.47%) Project Management
18 161 (6.36%) Business Continuity
19 154 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
20 152 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 122 (4.82%) Java
2 103 (4.07%) Python
3 93 (3.67%) C
4 86 (3.40%) SQL
5 69 (2.72%) Perl
6 55 (2.17%) Ruby
7 45 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 32 (1.26%) PHP
9 27 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 20 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 20 (0.79%) C++
11 18 (0.71%) Korn
12 14 (0.55%) Bourne shell
13 11 (0.43%) C#
14 4 (0.16%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.079%) Go
15 2 (0.079%) Scala
15 2 (0.079%) VB
15 2 (0.079%) VBScript
16 1 (0.039%) R
Qualifications
1 1597 (63.05%) CISM
2 962 (37.98%) CISA
3 473 (18.67%) Degree
4 329 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
5 324 (12.79%) CEH
6 305 (12.04%) SANS
7 257 (10.15%) Security Cleared
8 242 (9.55%) GIAC
9 203 (8.01%) SC Cleared
10 174 (6.87%) CRISC
11 155 (6.12%) CCNA
12 146 (5.76%) CCNP
13 133 (5.25%) GCIA
14 132 (5.21%) GCIH
15 125 (4.93%) CESG Certified Professional
16 101 (3.99%) CLAS
17 100 (3.95%) SSCP
18 99 (3.91%) CompTIA Security+
18 99 (3.91%) Security+ Certification
19 92 (3.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 940 (37.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 472 (18.63%) PCI DSS
3 165 (6.51%) COBIT
4 123 (4.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 119 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27002
6 106 (4.18%) GDPR
7 87 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 32 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 29 (1.14%) ISO 9001
10 28 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 28 (1.11%) ISO 22301
11 26 (1.03%) SLA
12 23 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 20 (0.79%) QA
14 18 (0.71%) GPG13
15 12 (0.47%) PA-DSS
15 12 (0.47%) SSAE 16
16 10 (0.39%) COSO
16 10 (0.39%) ISO 14001
17 9 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 210 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.86%) Snort
3 23 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.71%) vSphere
5 10 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.28%) HDFS
6 7 (0.28%) Samba
7 4 (0.16%) Xen
8 3 (0.12%) NFS
9 2 (0.079%) Docker
9 2 (0.079%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.079%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.079%) XenServer
10 1 (0.039%) KVM
10 1 (0.039%) LXC
10 1 (0.039%) pfSense
10 1 (0.039%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.039%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.039%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 125 (4.93%) Nessus
2 57 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
3 50 (1.97%) CSIRT
4 44 (1.74%) SCCM
5 36 (1.42%) QRadar
6 35 (1.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 32 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 28 (1.11%) Nmap
8 28 (1.11%) PowerBroker
9 20 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 19 (0.75%) Ansible
10 19 (0.75%) Puppet
11 18 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (0.55%) WSUS
13 13 (0.51%) Grafana
14 12 (0.47%) RSA enVision
14 12 (0.47%) RSA Security Analytics
14 12 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 10 (0.39%) Core Impact
15 10 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 169 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 162 (6.40%) Cisco
3 119 (4.70%) Splunk
4 113 (4.46%) LogRhythm
5 99 (3.91%) Oracle
6 95 (3.75%) CheckPoint
7 94 (3.71%) McAfee
8 79 (3.12%) Palo Alto
9 74 (2.92%) CyberArk
10 61 (2.41%) ArcSight
10 61 (2.41%) Symantec
11 56 (2.21%) Qualys
12 42 (1.66%) AlienVault
13 41 (1.62%) VMware
14 40 (1.58%) Aveksa
15 39 (1.54%) Apple
16 37 (1.46%) Juniper
17 35 (1.38%) Fortinet
18 32 (1.26%) IBM
19 30 (1.18%) Sun
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £110,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £130,000 to £160,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, share scheme, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digicentric
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apply Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum Bonus + car + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago