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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 57 95 87
Rank change year-on-year +38 -8  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 32 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.15% 1.20% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.91% 4.58% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 12
Median salary £43,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.09% -4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 284 357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.82% 26.32% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 237 217 279
Median salary £44,500 £46,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.81% -4.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Chelmsford - 13 £43,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £33,300 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £44,296 - 1
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 34 (97.14%) CISM
1 34 (97.14%) Information Security
2 32 (91.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (77.14%) Risk Management
4 26 (74.29%) CISA
4 26 (74.29%) Information Security Management
4 26 (74.29%) Security Management
5 25 (71.43%) Risk Analysis
6 23 (65.71%) Legal
7 22 (62.86%) Service Delivery
8 17 (48.57%) Data Protection
9 15 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (20.00%) Data Security
12 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
13 4 (11.43%) BCP
14 2 (5.71%) SSCP
14 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
14 2 (5.71%) ITIL
14 2 (5.71%) LAN
14 2 (5.71%) WAN
14 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
14 2 (5.71%) Finance
14 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Management
15 1 (2.86%) SABSA
15 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
15 1 (2.86%) KVM
15 1 (2.86%) Docker
15 1 (2.86%) Hidden Markov Model
15 1 (2.86%) Game Theory

CISSP
Top Related 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 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (65.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Analyst
2 27 (77.14%) Security Analyst
3 26 (74.29%) Information Analyst
3 26 (74.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 23 (65.71%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Security Officer
6 4 (11.43%) ICT Officer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Governance Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance Leader
8 1 (2.86%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Principal Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Principal Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) e-Health
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Information Security
2 27 (77.14%) Risk Management
3 26 (74.29%) Information Security Management
3 26 (74.29%) Security Management
4 25 (71.43%) Risk Analysis
5 22 (62.86%) Service Delivery
6 17 (48.57%) Data Protection
7 10 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (20.00%) Data Security
9 4 (11.43%) BCP
10 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (5.71%) ITIL
11 1 (2.86%) Game Theory
11 1 (2.86%) Gibbs Sampling
11 1 (2.86%) Hidden Markov Model
11 1 (2.86%) OO
11 1 (2.86%) OOD
11 1 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (2.86%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C++
1 1 (2.86%) Go
1 1 (2.86%) Haskell
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) R
1 1 (2.86%) Ruby
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) CISM
2 26 (74.29%) CISA
3 2 (5.71%) SSCP
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
4 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) GSEC
4 1 (2.86%) IISP
4 1 (2.86%) PhD
4 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (91.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
1 1 (2.86%) LXC
1 1 (2.86%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Mesos
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Pegasus