Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 128 193
Rank change year-on-year -14 +65 +3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 69 91 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.63% 2.08% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.47% 6.57% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 41
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,475 £43,750
90th Percentile £75,250 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 1067 1386 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.15% 31.67% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1073 1493
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,850 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.41%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -1 24 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Watford -11 10 £56,250 -10.00% 2
Hatfield -10 8 £80,000 +190.91%
Welwyn Garden City -2 5 £67,500 +17.39%
Hertford - 5 £57,500 -
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
St Albans -13 2 £47,500 -32.14%
Potters Bar - 2 £44,000 -
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 47 (68.12%) CISM
2 40 (57.97%) Information Security
3 37 (53.62%) CISA
4 34 (49.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (40.58%) Windows
6 23 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 21 (30.43%) ITIL
8 19 (27.54%) Firewall
8 19 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (27.54%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (26.09%) GDPR
10 16 (23.19%) Cryptography
10 16 (23.19%) PCI DSS
11 15 (21.74%) Finance
11 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
12 13 (18.84%) SIEM
12 13 (18.84%) Data Protection Act
13 12 (17.39%) Network Security
13 12 (17.39%) Linux
14 11 (15.94%) Change Management
14 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
14 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
15 10 (14.49%) Patch Management
16 9 (13.04%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (13.04%) CRISC
16 9 (13.04%) Unix
17 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
17 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
17 8 (11.59%) SANS
18 7 (10.14%) CGEIT

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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) Network Security
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.70%) LAN
3 6 (8.70%) SAN
3 6 (8.70%) VLAN
3 6 (8.70%) VoIP
3 6 (8.70%) VPN
3 6 (8.70%) WAN
3 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.35%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Security Analyst
3 16 (23.19%) Consultant
4 14 (20.29%) Security Consultant
5 13 (18.84%) Security Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Information Security Specialist
6 9 (13.04%) Information Specialist
6 9 (13.04%) IT Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Security Specialist
7 8 (11.59%) Information Security Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Information Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Security Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (8.70%) Network Consultant
9 6 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) SOAP
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.70%) User Experience
4 5 (7.25%) CESG
5 4 (5.80%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.39%) Linux
4 9 (13.04%) Unix
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Information Security
2 23 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 21 (30.43%) ITIL
4 19 (27.54%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (23.19%) Cryptography
6 13 (18.84%) SIEM
7 11 (15.94%) Change Management
7 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
7 11 (15.94%) Security Architecture
8 10 (14.49%) Patch Management
9 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
10 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.70%) Information Assurance
10 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
10 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.70%) Project Management
10 6 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
10 6 (8.70%) Security Auditing
10 6 (8.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) VBScript
3 3 (4.35%) Perl
3 3 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (68.12%) CISM
2 37 (53.62%) CISA
3 9 (13.04%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (13.04%) CRISC
4 8 (11.59%) SANS
5 7 (10.14%) CGEIT
6 6 (8.70%) CCAA
6 6 (8.70%) CCNA
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (8.70%) Degree
6 6 (8.70%) MCSA
6 6 (8.70%) MCSE
6 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.70%) SSCP
6 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (7.25%) CEH
7 5 (7.25%) GIAC
7 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.80%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (49.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (26.09%) GDPR
3 16 (23.19%) PCI DSS
4 6 (8.70%) COBIT
4 6 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (7.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (5.80%) ISO 22301
6 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
7 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco
2 6 (8.70%) Citrix
2 6 (8.70%) HP
2 6 (8.70%) LogRhythm
2 6 (8.70%) SonicWALL
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) Splunk
4 3 (4.35%) Apple
5 2 (2.90%) AlienVault
5 2 (2.90%) LogLogic
5 2 (2.90%) Sophos
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec