Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 142 160
Rank change year-on-year -24 +18 +38
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 59 74 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.19% 1.68% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 6.23% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 58
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +16.07% +12.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £74,750 £80,000 £90,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 1,215 1,188 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.59% 26.90% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 988 943 1,192
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Hatfield -23 12 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Welwyn Garden City -35 11 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Watford +9 8 £37,500 -37.50%
Hemel Hempstead -24 7 £50,000 -23.08%
St Albans -5 2 £58,750 +23.68%
Rickmansworth - 1 £75,000 -
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 34 (57.63%) CISM
2 33 (55.93%) Information Security
3 24 (40.68%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (37.29%) CSSLP
4 22 (37.29%) SSCP
5 21 (35.59%) GIAC
6 20 (33.90%) CISA
6 20 (33.90%) SIEM
7 17 (28.81%) Network Security
7 17 (28.81%) Management Information System
7 17 (28.81%) SANS
8 16 (27.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (27.12%) Windows
9 15 (25.42%) Unix
9 15 (25.42%) Firewall
10 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (23.73%) Symantec
10 14 (23.73%) Sophos
10 14 (23.73%) Degree
11 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (22.03%) Data Loss Prevention
12 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.25%) CEH
12 9 (15.25%) PKI
12 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (13.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (13.56%) Security Operations
14 7 (11.86%) Linux
14 7 (11.86%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) Mimecast
2 4 (6.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Network Security
2 15 (25.42%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) DKIM
3 4 (6.78%) DMARC
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
3 4 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
1 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Security Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Information Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Security Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Team Leader
3 7 (11.86%) Security Officer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Information Officer
5 4 (6.78%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) ADSI
1 1 (1.69%) LAMP
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) PKI
3 4 (6.78%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.08%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Cyber-Physical System
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Unix
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Information Security
2 24 (40.68%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (33.90%) SIEM
4 13 (22.03%) Data Loss Prevention
5 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (13.56%) Security Operations
7 7 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.17%) Information Security Management
8 6 (10.17%) Security Management
9 5 (8.47%) Coaching
9 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.47%) ISMS
9 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
10 4 (6.78%) Decision-Making
10 4 (6.78%) Presales
10 4 (6.78%) Privileged Access Management
10 4 (6.78%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Python
1 2 (3.39%) Ruby
2 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.69%) Go
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (57.63%) CISM
2 22 (37.29%) CSSLP
2 22 (37.29%) SSCP
3 21 (35.59%) GIAC
4 20 (33.90%) CISA
5 17 (28.81%) SANS
6 16 (27.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (23.73%) Degree
8 9 (15.25%) CEH
8 9 (15.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
9 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
10 4 (6.78%) GSEC
10 4 (6.78%) ISSAP
10 4 (6.78%) ISSEP
10 4 (6.78%) Master's Degree
11 3 (5.08%) CISMP
11 3 (5.08%) GCIH
12 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) GDPR
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.69%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.69%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) Consul
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) Nessus
3 1 (1.69%) Nmap
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
1 14 (23.73%) Sophos
1 14 (23.73%) Symantec
2 6 (10.17%) Splunk
3 5 (8.47%) LogRhythm
4 4 (6.78%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.78%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.69%) Lumension
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee
5 1 (1.69%) Netsparker
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Qualys