Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 129 189
Rank change year-on-year +1 +60 +6
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 84 96 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.93% 2.15% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 6.86% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 68 75 38
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +12.20%
10th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £75,250 £72,500 £73,250
East of England median annual 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 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 1076 1399 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.77% 31.37% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1099 1433
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,300 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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
Hemel Hempstead +3 26 £65,000 +40.54%
Watford -8 13 £55,000 -12.00%
Hatfield -10 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +5 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hertford - 5 £57,500 -
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Potters Bar - 2 £44,000 -
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 55 (65.48%) CISM
2 43 (51.19%) CISA
3 41 (48.81%) Information Security
4 40 (47.62%) Windows
5 36 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (29.76%) Data Protection
8 21 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (25.00%) Finance
8 21 (25.00%) GIAC
9 20 (23.81%) Firewall
9 20 (23.81%) Unix
9 20 (23.81%) SIEM
10 19 (22.62%) SANS
10 19 (22.62%) GDPR
10 19 (22.62%) ITIL
10 19 (22.62%) SSCP
11 18 (21.43%) Linux
11 18 (21.43%) Cryptography
11 18 (21.43%) Network Security
12 17 (20.24%) PCI DSS
13 16 (19.05%) CSSLP
14 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
15 14 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
15 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
16 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
16 13 (15.48%) Data Protection Act
17 12 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
18 11 (13.10%) Patch Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) SaaS
2 4 (4.76%) Mimecast
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) Firewall
2 18 (21.43%) Network Security
3 6 (7.14%) DHCP
3 6 (7.14%) DNS
3 6 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.14%) LAN
3 6 (7.14%) SAN
3 6 (7.14%) VLAN
3 6 (7.14%) VoIP
3 6 (7.14%) VPN
3 6 (7.14%) WAN
3 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.76%) DKIM
4 4 (4.76%) DMARC
5 3 (3.57%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Security Engineer
2 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 21 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Consultant
4 15 (17.86%) Security Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 9 (10.71%) Information Security Specialist
6 9 (10.71%) Information Specialist
6 9 (10.71%) IT Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Security Specialist
7 8 (9.52%) Information Security Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Information Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Information Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Network Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) SOAP
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Data Protection Act
1 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.14%) User Experience
3 5 (5.95%) CESG
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 20 (23.81%) Unix
3 18 (21.43%) Linux
4 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Information Security
2 30 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (29.76%) Data Protection
4 21 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (23.81%) SIEM
6 19 (22.62%) ITIL
7 18 (21.43%) Cryptography
8 12 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
9 11 (13.10%) Patch Management
9 11 (13.10%) Security Architecture
10 9 (10.71%) Change Management
11 8 (9.52%) Security Operations
12 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 7 (8.33%) Security Auditing
13 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
13 6 (7.14%) Project Management
13 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) Java
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) VBScript
3 4 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (65.48%) CISM
2 43 (51.19%) CISA
3 21 (25.00%) GIAC
4 19 (22.62%) SANS
4 19 (22.62%) SSCP
5 16 (19.05%) CSSLP
6 14 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 14 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (9.52%) Degree
8 7 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (8.33%) CGEIT
8 7 (8.33%) CRISC
9 6 (7.14%) CCAA
9 6 (7.14%) CCNA
9 6 (7.14%) CEH
9 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (7.14%) MCSE
9 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (22.62%) GDPR
3 17 (20.24%) PCI DSS
4 7 (8.33%) COBIT
5 6 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (5.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (5.95%) ISO 22301
7 4 (4.76%) ISO 9001
8 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Cacti
2 1 (1.19%) Consul
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Sophos
2 11 (13.10%) Symantec
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
3 6 (7.14%) Citrix
3 6 (7.14%) HP
3 6 (7.14%) SonicWALL
3 6 (7.14%) Splunk
3 6 (7.14%) VMware
4 5 (5.95%) LogRhythm
5 4 (4.76%) Forcepoint
6 3 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle