Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 105 136
Rank change year-on-year +8 +31 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.51% 0.64% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 2.94% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Essex median annual salary - £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00% -33.33%
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +4.55%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 281 306 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.94% 21.79% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 171 256 272
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +4.97% +13.13%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £25,575
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,750 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Essex

CISSP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Essex

CISSP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Harlow - 2 - - 2
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
2 4 (66.67%) Brocade
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Lead Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
1 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GPG13
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EnCase
1 2 (33.33%) Nexpose
1 2 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) Becrypt
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk