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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 195 269
Rank change year-on-year -24 +74  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1315 1598 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.75% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.36% 6.60% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1289 970
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +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 20663 24209 28466
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.57% 26.55% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 19826 22770
Median salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +6 677 £67,500 +3.84% 46
South East -46 202 £60,000 - 35
North West +3 129 £55,000 +10.00% 14
West Midlands -30 94 £52,500 -8.69% 4
East of England -7 73 £55,000 - 11
South West -30 72 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Yorkshire -37 42 £57,500 +12.74% 5
East Midlands +6 14 £47,500 -13.63% 2
North East +19 12 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Midlands +6 1 £90,000 - 6
CISSP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1703 (66.84%) Information Security
2 1622 (63.66%) CISM
3 997 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 961 (37.72%) CISA
5 849 (33.32%) Finance
6 774 (30.38%) Cybersecurity
7 659 (25.86%) Risk Management
8 555 (21.78%) SIEM
9 551 (21.62%) Firewall
10 520 (20.41%) ITIL
11 514 (20.17%) PCI DSS
12 472 (18.52%) Management Information System
13 470 (18.45%) Windows
14 458 (17.97%) Degree
15 415 (16.29%) Data Protection
16 398 (15.62%) Security Operations
17 397 (15.58%) Linux
18 394 (15.46%) Security Architecture
19 333 (13.07%) CEH
20 321 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
21 300 (11.77%) SANS
22 299 (11.73%) Network Security
23 283 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
24 268 (10.52%) Security Management
25 267 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
26 263 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
27 245 (9.62%) Security Cleared
28 226 (8.87%) GIAC
29 222 (8.71%) TCP/IP
30 218 (8.56%) Active Directory

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 49 (1.92%) IIS
2 25 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 18 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.43%) Apache
6 7 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.24%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.20%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.16%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.12%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.078%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.078%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.039%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (0.63%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 15 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.51%) assyst
5 12 (0.47%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.16%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.078%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.078%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.039%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.039%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.039%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 83 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.45%) SaaS
4 30 (1.18%) Office 365
5 17 (0.67%) IaaS
6 16 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.35%) PaaS
9 7 (0.27%) Mimecast
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 (0.078%) Boomi
12 2 (0.078%) GitHub
12 2 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 551 (21.62%) Firewall
2 299 (11.73%) Network Security
3 222 (8.71%) TCP/IP
4 188 (7.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 96 (3.77%) Internet
6 81 (3.18%) WAN
7 76 (2.98%) LAN
8 68 (2.67%) HTTP
9 65 (2.55%) DNS
10 58 (2.28%) VPN
11 57 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (1.69%) Wireshark
13 33 (1.30%) DHCP
13 33 (1.30%) Wireless
14 28 (1.10%) SMTP
14 28 (1.10%) SSL
15 25 (0.98%) FTP
16 23 (0.90%) SAN
17 22 (0.86%) HTTPS
18 21 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.06%) Big Data
3 14 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 13 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 12 (0.47%) GIS
5 12 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 12 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.27%) DB2
7 7 (0.27%) MySQL
8 5 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.16%) Looker
9 4 (0.16%) ZAP BI
10 3 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.12%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.12%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.078%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (1.22%) Burp Suite
2 21 (0.82%) Metasploit
3 18 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.59%) AppScan
4 15 (0.59%) Paros
5 12 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 12 (0.47%) WebScarab
5 12 (0.47%) Xcode
6 10 (0.39%) Fiddler
7 8 (0.31%) JIRA
8 4 (0.16%) Redmine
9 2 (0.078%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.078%) Subversion
10 1 (0.039%) Git (software)
General
1 849 (33.32%) Finance
2 205 (8.05%) Banking
3 199 (7.81%) Legal
4 131 (5.14%) Retail
5 80 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.04%) Marketing
7 35 (1.37%) Law
8 29 (1.14%) Games
9 24 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 23 (0.90%) French Language
10 23 (0.90%) German Language
11 22 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.71%) Italian Language
15 16 (0.63%) Dutch Language
16 15 (0.59%) Electronics
17 14 (0.55%) Advertising
18 12 (0.47%) Digital Economy
19 11 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 574 (22.53%) Analyst
2 513 (20.13%) Security Manager
3 455 (17.86%) Security Analyst
4 373 (14.64%) Consultant
5 304 (11.93%) Security Consultant
6 205 (8.05%) Information Analyst
7 202 (7.93%) Information Security Analyst
8 201 (7.89%) Security Engineer
9 186 (7.30%) Information Manager
10 170 (6.67%) Architect
11 169 (6.63%) Information Security Manager
12 163 (6.40%) Security Architect
13 157 (6.16%) Security Specialist
14 143 (5.61%) IT Manager
15 126 (4.95%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 126 (4.95%) Security Officer
16 123 (4.83%) IT Security Manager
17 118 (4.63%) Risk Manager
18 114 (4.47%) IT Analyst
19 110 (4.32%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.24%) Web Services
2 55 (2.16%) SailPoint
3 50 (1.96%) .NET
4 21 (0.82%) 802.1X
5 16 (0.63%) Regular Expression
6 11 (0.43%) Middleware
7 9 (0.35%) boto
7 9 (0.35%) RESTful
8 7 (0.27%) ZeroMQ
9 6 (0.24%) JSON
10 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 5 (0.20%) XML
11 4 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (0.16%) HTML
11 4 (0.16%) OAuth
12 3 (0.12%) PCRE
13 2 (0.078%) HTML5
13 2 (0.078%) Java EE
13 2 (0.078%) REST
13 2 (0.078%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 472 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 192 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (7.54%) Computer Science
3 191 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
4 100 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 95 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 94 (3.69%) Cyberthreat
7 84 (3.30%) CESG
8 56 (2.20%) Cyber Attack
9 40 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 36 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
11 32 (1.26%) PKI
11 32 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 25 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (0.94%) Driving Licence
14 20 (0.78%) Fintech
15 19 (0.75%) Internet of Things
16 18 (0.71%) Mainframe
17 17 (0.67%) NHS
18 16 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 470 (18.45%) Windows
2 397 (15.58%) Linux
3 174 (6.83%) Unix
4 145 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 52 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 26 (1.02%) Android
9 26 (1.02%) CentOS
10 23 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.67%) Kali Linux
12 16 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.59%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.20%) Debian
18 5 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1703 (66.84%) Information Security
2 774 (30.38%) Cybersecurity
3 659 (25.86%) Risk Management
4 555 (21.78%) SIEM
5 520 (20.41%) ITIL
6 415 (16.29%) Data Protection
7 398 (15.62%) Security Operations
8 394 (15.46%) Security Architecture
9 283 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
10 268 (10.52%) Security Management
11 267 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
12 263 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 192 (7.54%) Incident Management
14 191 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 190 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
16 178 (6.99%) Project Management
17 177 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
18 172 (6.75%) Identity Access Management
19 169 (6.63%) Business Continuity
20 168 (6.59%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (5.34%) Java
2 117 (4.59%) Python
3 101 (3.96%) SQL
4 85 (3.34%) C
5 67 (2.63%) Perl
6 57 (2.24%) Ruby
7 45 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 32 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 31 (1.22%) PHP
11 26 (1.02%) C++
12 19 (0.75%) Korn
13 16 (0.63%) C#
14 10 (0.39%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.20%) C-shell
15 5 (0.20%) VBScript
16 2 (0.078%) Go
16 2 (0.078%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.078%) VB
17 1 (0.039%) R
Qualifications
1 1622 (63.66%) CISM
2 961 (37.72%) CISA
3 458 (17.97%) Degree
4 333 (13.07%) CEH
5 321 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
6 300 (11.77%) SANS
7 245 (9.62%) Security Cleared
8 226 (8.87%) GIAC
9 204 (8.01%) SC Cleared
10 195 (7.65%) CRISC
11 164 (6.44%) CCNA
12 130 (5.10%) CESG Certified Professional
13 128 (5.02%) CCNP
14 125 (4.91%) GCIH
15 114 (4.47%) GCIA
16 92 (3.61%) CLAS
17 91 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 91 (3.57%) CREST Certified
17 91 (3.57%) SSCP
18 90 (3.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 997 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 514 (20.17%) PCI DSS
3 162 (6.36%) COBIT
4 159 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 143 (5.61%) GDPR
6 135 (5.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 92 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 38 (1.49%) NIST 800
9 37 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 36 (1.41%) ISO 22301
11 35 (1.37%) ISO 9001
12 33 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 29 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 28 (1.10%) SLA
15 16 (0.63%) QA
16 15 (0.59%) GPG13
17 13 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 12 (0.47%) PA-DSS
18 12 (0.47%) SSAE 16
19 11 (0.43%) COSO
System Software
1 218 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.00%) Snort
3 27 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.82%) vSphere
5 14 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.31%) Samba
8 5 (0.20%) HDFS
8 5 (0.20%) pfSense
9 4 (0.16%) Docker
9 4 (0.16%) NFS
9 4 (0.16%) Xen
10 2 (0.078%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.078%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.078%) XenApp
11 1 (0.039%) KVM
11 1 (0.039%) LXC
11 1 (0.039%) Postfix
11 1 (0.039%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.039%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 134 (5.26%) Nessus
2 57 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
3 52 (2.04%) SCCM
4 45 (1.77%) CSIRT
5 38 (1.49%) QRadar
6 32 (1.26%) Nmap
7 31 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 29 (1.14%) PowerBroker
9 28 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 24 (0.94%) Puppet
11 22 (0.86%) Ansible
12 20 (0.78%) FortiGate
13 18 (0.71%) WSUS
14 16 (0.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 15 (0.59%) RSA Security Analytics
16 14 (0.55%) Core Impact
16 14 (0.55%) Nexpose
16 14 (0.55%) OpenVAS
17 12 (0.47%) RSA enVision
18 11 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 167 (6.55%) Cisco
2 162 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 123 (4.83%) Splunk
4 113 (4.43%) LogRhythm
5 101 (3.96%) CheckPoint
6 94 (3.69%) Oracle
7 86 (3.38%) Palo Alto
8 85 (3.34%) McAfee
9 72 (2.83%) CyberArk
10 67 (2.63%) ArcSight
11 61 (2.39%) Symantec
12 60 (2.35%) VMware
13 55 (2.16%) Qualys
14 48 (1.88%) AlienVault
15 45 (1.77%) Aveksa
16 39 (1.53%) Juniper
17 36 (1.41%) IBM
18 35 (1.37%) Apple
19 33 (1.30%) SAP
20 32 (1.26%) Fortinet
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 150,000 - 180,000 Basic + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Begbies Traynor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits up to 30% bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 - 85,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago