Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 122 112
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +34
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 23 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.29% 0.54% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.61% 2.70% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 21
Essex median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,425 £51,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 499 408 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.91% 20.15% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 396 300 476
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,375 £63,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Essex over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 August 2017. 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
Chelmsford - 6 £43,000 - 1
Basildon - 4 £45,000 -
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 22 (95.65%) CISM
2 18 (78.26%) Information Security
3 15 (65.22%) Data Protection
3 15 (65.22%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (43.48%) Data Security
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 9 (39.13%) LAN
5 9 (39.13%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) SSCP
5 9 (39.13%) Mainframe
5 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity
5 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity Management
6 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
6 8 (34.78%) CISA
7 7 (30.43%) Information Security Management
7 7 (30.43%) Security Management
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
8 6 (26.09%) Legal
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) Logistics
9 3 (13.04%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (8.70%) CEH
10 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (8.70%) SQL
11 1 (4.35%) IIS
11 1 (4.35%) Shell Script

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) LAN
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Information Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) IT Manager
4 5 (21.74%) IT Security Manager
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Security Manager
5 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) IT Security Officer
5 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Mainframe
1 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (13.04%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 15 (65.22%) Data Protection
2 15 (65.22%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (43.48%) Data Security
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity
4 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity Management
5 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
6 7 (30.43%) Information Security Management
6 7 (30.43%) Security Management
7 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) Logistics
9 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
10 1 (4.35%) Security Hardening
10 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) CISM
2 9 (39.13%) SSCP
3 8 (34.78%) CISA
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CEH
6 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.35%) CRISC
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) GIAC
6 1 (4.35%) IISP
6 1 (4.35%) SANS
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus