Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 150 115
Rank change year-on-year +72 -35 +63
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 154 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.76% 1.61% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.08% 6.27% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 78
Hertfordshire median annual salary £74,500 £64,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.41% +16.36% -
10th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +13.04% +6.98% -2.27%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,177 1,069 1,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.71% 25.74% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 873 878 1,162
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,398 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +3.25% +1.18%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Welwyn Garden City +10 42 - - 1
Watford +12 12 £75,000 +33.33%
Hatfield +5 10 £47,500 -56.82% 1
Rickmansworth -1 3 - -
Stevenage - 3 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 £55,000 -15.38%
St Albans -6 1 £52,500 +10.53%
Letchworth - 1 - -
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 118 (76.62%) CISM
2 86 (55.84%) SIEM
3 80 (51.95%) CISA
4 78 (50.65%) SSCP
5 77 (50.00%) Windows
6 76 (49.35%) GIAC
7 74 (48.05%) CompTIA Security+
8 72 (46.75%) Sophos
9 69 (44.81%) Unix
10 68 (44.16%) Symantec
11 67 (43.51%) SANS
12 66 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
13 63 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (38.96%) Microsoft
14 60 (38.96%) CSSLP
15 54 (35.06%) Information Security
16 46 (29.87%) Security Architecture
16 46 (29.87%) Security Operations
17 42 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
18 40 (25.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 38 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 36 (23.38%) Security Operations Centre
20 36 (23.38%) Performance Monitoring
20 36 (23.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
21 35 (22.73%) Retail
22 33 (21.43%) Linux
22 33 (21.43%) Due Diligence
23 31 (20.13%) ITIL
23 31 (20.13%) CEH
24 28 (18.18%) Use Case

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.34%) Office 365
3 16 (10.39%) SaaS
4 15 (9.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.74%) DKIM
1 15 (9.74%) DMARC
1 15 (9.74%) Firewall
2 8 (5.19%) Network Security
3 3 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.95%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.95%) Sourcefire
3 3 (1.95%) SSH
4 2 (1.30%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) DMZ
5 1 (0.65%) VLAN
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.60%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (22.73%) Retail
2 7 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (38.96%) Security Manager
2 49 (31.82%) Security Engineer
3 29 (18.83%) Information Manager
3 29 (18.83%) Information Security Manager
4 28 (18.18%) Engineering Manager
5 10 (6.49%) Analyst
5 10 (6.49%) Security Analyst
6 9 (5.84%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) IT Support
9 5 (3.25%) Compliance Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Head of Security
9 5 (3.25%) Risk Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Technology Risk Manager
10 4 (2.60%) Information Officer
10 4 (2.60%) Information Security Officer
10 4 (2.60%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 4 (2.60%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.60%) Security Officer
11 3 (1.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) OAuth
1 3 (1.95%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 28 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.74%) PKI
4 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.25%) Cyberattack
6 5 (3.25%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.95%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.95%) Cyber-Physical System
8 3 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 77 (50.00%) Windows
2 69 (44.81%) Unix
3 33 (21.43%) Linux
4 11 (7.14%) Kali Linux
5 8 (5.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.84%) SIEM
2 66 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 54 (35.06%) Information Security
5 46 (29.87%) Security Architecture
5 46 (29.87%) Security Operations
6 42 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
7 38 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 36 (23.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 36 (23.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 33 (21.43%) Due Diligence
10 31 (20.13%) ITIL
11 28 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
11 28 (18.18%) Use Case
12 26 (16.88%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (11.69%) Risk Management
14 16 (10.39%) Cryptography
14 16 (10.39%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.49%) Go
1 10 (6.49%) Perl
1 10 (6.49%) PHP
1 10 (6.49%) Python
1 10 (6.49%) Ruby
2 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (76.62%) CISM
2 80 (51.95%) CISA
3 78 (50.65%) SSCP
4 76 (49.35%) GIAC
5 74 (48.05%) CompTIA Security+
6 67 (43.51%) SANS
7 60 (38.96%) CSSLP
8 31 (20.13%) CEH
9 20 (12.99%) Degree
10 12 (7.79%) CRISC
11 10 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (6.49%) GSEC
12 6 (3.90%) CISMP
13 4 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (2.60%) GSLC
14 3 (1.95%) GCFA
14 3 (1.95%) GCIA
14 3 (1.95%) GCIH
14 3 (1.95%) GREM
15 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (25.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 21 (13.64%) GDPR
4 17 (11.04%) ISO 22301
5 14 (9.09%) COBIT
6 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.30%) RMADS
8 1 (0.65%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (7.14%) Nessus
2 11 (7.14%) Nmap
3 7 (4.55%) CASB
4 1 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 72 (46.75%) Sophos
2 68 (44.16%) Symantec
3 60 (38.96%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.88%) LogRhythm
5 20 (12.99%) Forcepoint
6 16 (10.39%) Splunk
7 11 (7.14%) Netsparker
7 11 (7.14%) Qualys
8 10 (6.49%) ArcSight
9 7 (4.55%) McAfee
10 3 (1.95%) IBM
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle
10 3 (1.95%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.65%) Citrix
11 1 (0.65%) Juniper