Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 134 128
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 +62
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 112 81 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.43% 1.86% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.34% 7.00% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40 63 81
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £47,000 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +6.82% +4.76%

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 1,199 1,157 1,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.04% 26.59% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 907 912 1,233
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -13 36 £60,000 -7.69%
Hatfield -17 9 £52,500 -52.27% 3
Watford +11 6 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £75,000 -
St Albans -10 3 £52,500 +10.53%
Hemel Hempstead -16 3 £50,000 -23.08%
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 91 (81.25%) CISM
2 67 (59.82%) CISA
3 64 (57.14%) SSCP
4 60 (53.57%) SIEM
5 57 (50.89%) CSSLP
5 57 (50.89%) GIAC
6 55 (49.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 51 (45.54%) SANS
7 51 (45.54%) Cybersecurity
8 50 (44.64%) Sophos
9 49 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (42.86%) Symantec
11 47 (41.96%) Security Architecture
12 45 (40.18%) Windows
13 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
14 39 (34.82%) Unix
14 39 (34.82%) Security Operations
15 37 (33.04%) Information Security
16 36 (32.14%) Identity Access Management
17 35 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
18 34 (30.36%) Performance Monitoring
18 34 (30.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
19 27 (24.11%) Due Diligence
20 24 (21.43%) Retail
21 23 (20.54%) CEH
22 22 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
22 22 (19.64%) Use Case
23 19 (16.96%) Firewall
23 19 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
23 19 (16.96%) Penetration Testing

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 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.93%) Office 365
4 8 (7.14%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) Firewall
2 9 (8.04%) Network Security
3 8 (7.14%) DKIM
3 8 (7.14%) DMARC
4 6 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.57%) Internet
6 2 (1.79%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.89%) DHCP
7 1 (0.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (2.68%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (38.39%) Security Engineer
2 35 (31.25%) Security Manager
3 22 (19.64%) Engineering Manager
4 11 (9.82%) Information Manager
4 11 (9.82%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (7.14%) Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Compliance Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Head of Security
8 5 (4.46%) Risk Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Technology Risk Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Head of Cybersecurity
9 4 (3.57%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Security Officer
10 3 (2.68%) Information Security Officer
10 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) ADSI
1 1 (0.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 13 (11.61%) PKI
4 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.36%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (4.46%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.79%) Cyber-Physical System
7 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Windows
2 39 (34.82%) Unix
3 13 (11.61%) Linux
4 10 (8.93%) Kali Linux
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (53.57%) SIEM
2 51 (45.54%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 47 (41.96%) Security Architecture
5 39 (34.82%) Security Operations
6 37 (33.04%) Information Security
7 36 (32.14%) Identity Access Management
8 34 (30.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 34 (30.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 27 (24.11%) Due Diligence
10 22 (19.64%) Use Case
10 22 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (16.96%) Data Loss Prevention
11 19 (16.96%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (13.39%) E-Commerce
12 15 (13.39%) Risk Management
13 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.71%) ITIL
15 11 (9.82%) ISMS
15 11 (9.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.04%) Go
1 9 (8.04%) Perl
1 9 (8.04%) PHP
1 9 (8.04%) Python
1 9 (8.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (81.25%) CISM
2 67 (59.82%) CISA
3 64 (57.14%) SSCP
4 57 (50.89%) CSSLP
4 57 (50.89%) GIAC
5 55 (49.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 51 (45.54%) SANS
7 23 (20.54%) CEH
8 19 (16.96%) Degree
9 10 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (8.93%) GSEC
10 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (3.57%) CISMP
11 4 (3.57%) GSLC
11 4 (3.57%) ISSAP
11 4 (3.57%) ISSEP
11 4 (3.57%) Master's Degree
11 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.79%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.57%) COBIT
4 3 (2.68%) GDPR
5 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.89%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.89%) RMADS
6 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) Nessus
1 10 (8.93%) Nmap
2 6 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 50 (44.64%) Sophos
2 48 (42.86%) Symantec
3 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.82%) Splunk
5 10 (8.93%) ArcSight
5 10 (8.93%) Forcepoint
5 10 (8.93%) LogRhythm
5 10 (8.93%) Netsparker
5 10 (8.93%) Qualys
6 2 (1.79%) McAfee
7 1 (0.89%) Lumension