Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 155 172
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 73 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.63% 1.32% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.72% 4.63% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 40
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £38,875 £38,750 £47,450
90th Percentile £69,825 £85,000 £90,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 1,086 1,254 1,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.32% 28.51% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 916 997 1,216
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,900 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Hemel Hempstead 0 21 £65,000 - 1
Hatfield -4 15 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Watford +8 13 £55,000 -12.00%
Welwyn Garden City -1 10 £50,000 -13.04%
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Hertford - 1 £57,500 -
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 46 (63.01%) CISM
2 34 (46.58%) Information Security
3 30 (41.10%) Windows
4 28 (38.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (38.36%) CISA
5 24 (32.88%) SIEM
5 24 (32.88%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (31.51%) Network Security
6 23 (31.51%) GIAC
7 21 (28.77%) Unix
8 20 (27.40%) SSCP
8 20 (27.40%) SANS
9 18 (24.66%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (24.66%) Data Protection
10 17 (23.29%) GDPR
10 17 (23.29%) CSSLP
11 16 (21.92%) Management Information System
12 15 (20.55%) Linux
12 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
12 15 (20.55%) CompTIA Security+
13 14 (19.18%) Firewall
13 14 (19.18%) Cryptography
14 13 (17.81%) ITIL
14 13 (17.81%) Data Loss Prevention
15 12 (16.44%) Sophos
15 12 (16.44%) Symantec
16 11 (15.07%) Finance
17 10 (13.70%) Security Operations
18 9 (12.33%) Degree
19 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS

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 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) SaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Mimecast
2 4 (5.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Network Security
2 14 (19.18%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) DKIM
3 4 (5.48%) DMARC
4 3 (4.11%) PPP
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.37%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) VLAN
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) MySQL
1 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Security Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Consultant
2 11 (15.07%) Security Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Security Consultant
3 10 (13.70%) Security Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Team Leader
4 8 (10.96%) Information Security Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Network Consultant
4 8 (10.96%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Information Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Information Security Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Information Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Security Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Security Officer
8 3 (4.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) SOAP
1 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.85%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) PKI
5 2 (2.74%) CESG
5 2 (2.74%) Cyberattack
5 2 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Unix
3 15 (20.55%) Linux
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Information Security
2 24 (32.88%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (32.88%) SIEM
3 18 (24.66%) Data Protection
3 18 (24.66%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (19.18%) Cryptography
5 13 (17.81%) Data Loss Prevention
5 13 (17.81%) ITIL
6 10 (13.70%) Security Operations
7 8 (10.96%) Security Auditing
8 7 (9.59%) Coaching
8 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.59%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (8.22%) Analytics
9 6 (8.22%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.22%) Patch Management
9 6 (8.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (6.85%) Security Architecture
11 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Java
1 3 (4.11%) Python
2 2 (2.74%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Ruby
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (63.01%) CISM
2 28 (38.36%) CISA
3 23 (31.51%) GIAC
4 20 (27.40%) SANS
4 20 (27.40%) SSCP
5 17 (23.29%) CSSLP
6 15 (20.55%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (12.33%) Degree
8 7 (9.59%) CEH
9 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (8.22%) GCIH
10 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (1.37%) CCAA
12 1 (1.37%) CCNA
12 1 (1.37%) CLAS
12 1 (1.37%) MCSA
12 1 (1.37%) MCSE
12 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (38.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (23.29%) GDPR
3 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
4 7 (9.59%) COBIT
5 5 (6.85%) ISO 22301
6 2 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Cacti
2 1 (1.37%) Consul
2 1 (1.37%) Nagios
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Sophos
2 12 (16.44%) Symantec
3 6 (8.22%) Splunk
4 5 (6.85%) LogRhythm
5 4 (5.48%) Forcepoint
6 3 (4.11%) Apple
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.37%) VMware