Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 110 133
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -5
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.42% 1.31% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 5.39% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 10
Essex median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% -27.66% +6.82%
10th Percentile £35,600 £31,950 £44,750
90th Percentile £90,500 £43,750 £71,750
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £56,250
% change year-on-year -6.38% +4.44% +4.17%

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 317 482 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.45% 24.22% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 271 337 530
Essex median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £71,600 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -

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 February 2018.

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 February 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
Southend-on-Sea -14 1 - -
Witham - 1 £48,000 - 1
Brentwood - 1 £90,000 - 1
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) GDPR
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Compliance Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) SABSA
4 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CME
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
1 1 (16.67%) Sophos
1 1 (16.67%) VMware