Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 136 133
Rank change year-on-year +57 -3 +51
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 129 81 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.34% 1.84% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.40% 7.59% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 66
Hertfordshire median annual salary £77,500 £56,250 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.78% -4.26% -2.08%
10th Percentile £49,000 £40,300 £37,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,925 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £56,750
% change year-on-year +18.18% -3.08% +3.18%

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 1,132 1,067 1,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.28% 24.29% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 785 895 1,058
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £66,325
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.29%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +10 45 - -
Watford -3 12 £75,000 +42.86% 2
Hatfield -1 5 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Stevenage - 3 £45,000 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Letchworth - 1 - -
CISSP
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 103 (79.84%) CISM
2 73 (56.59%) CISA
2 73 (56.59%) GIAC
3 71 (55.04%) Windows
4 70 (54.26%) SIEM
4 70 (54.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 67 (51.94%) SANS
6 64 (49.61%) SSCP
7 63 (48.84%) Unix
7 63 (48.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 61 (47.29%) Sophos
9 60 (46.51%) Cybersecurity
10 58 (44.96%) Symantec
11 57 (44.19%) CSSLP
12 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
13 46 (35.66%) Security Operations
14 45 (34.88%) Identity Access Management
15 43 (33.33%) Security Architecture
15 43 (33.33%) Information Security
16 40 (31.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 36 (27.91%) Linux
17 36 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 35 (27.13%) Security Operations Centre
19 34 (26.36%) Performance Monitoring
19 34 (26.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
20 30 (23.26%) Retail
21 28 (21.71%) Use Case
21 28 (21.71%) Vulnerability Management
21 28 (21.71%) Due Diligence
22 27 (20.93%) ITIL

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 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.95%) Office 365
3 16 (12.40%) SaaS
4 15 (11.63%) Mimecast
5 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) DKIM
1 15 (11.63%) DMARC
2 6 (4.65%) Network Security
3 4 (3.10%) Firewall
4 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (2.33%) Sourcefire
4 3 (2.33%) SSH
5 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) DMZ
6 1 (0.78%) VLAN
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 30 (23.26%) Retail
2 6 (4.65%) Legal
3 4 (3.10%) Finance
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (42.64%) Security Manager
2 39 (30.23%) Security Engineer
3 28 (21.71%) Engineering Manager
4 24 (18.60%) Information Manager
4 24 (18.60%) Information Security Manager
5 12 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) IT Support
7 6 (4.65%) Security Consultant
8 5 (3.88%) Supplier Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Compliance Officer
10 3 (2.33%) Information Officer
10 3 (2.33%) Security Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Security Compliance Officer
10 3 (2.33%) Security Specialist
10 3 (2.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 3 (2.33%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) OAuth
2 3 (2.33%) SAML
3 1 (0.78%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.78%) OpenID
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.13%) Security Operations Centre
2 22 (17.05%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.63%) PKI
4 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (2.33%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Cyber-Physical System
7 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.04%) Windows
2 63 (48.84%) Unix
3 36 (27.91%) Linux
4 12 (9.30%) Kali Linux
5 8 (6.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.26%) SIEM
2 63 (48.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 60 (46.51%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (35.66%) Security Operations
5 45 (34.88%) Identity Access Management
6 43 (33.33%) Information Security
6 43 (33.33%) Security Architecture
7 36 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 34 (26.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 34 (26.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (21.71%) Due Diligence
9 28 (21.71%) Use Case
9 28 (21.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (20.93%) ITIL
11 26 (20.16%) Penetration Testing
12 23 (17.83%) Data Loss Prevention
13 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (13.18%) DevOps
15 16 (12.40%) Cryptography
15 16 (12.40%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.30%) Go
1 12 (9.30%) Perl
1 12 (9.30%) PHP
1 12 (9.30%) Python
1 12 (9.30%) Ruby
2 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 103 (79.84%) CISM
2 73 (56.59%) CISA
2 73 (56.59%) GIAC
3 70 (54.26%) CompTIA Security+
4 67 (51.94%) SANS
5 64 (49.61%) SSCP
6 57 (44.19%) CSSLP
7 22 (17.05%) CEH
8 12 (9.30%) CRISC
9 7 (5.43%) CISMP
10 5 (3.88%) Degree
10 5 (3.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.33%) GCFA
11 3 (2.33%) GCIA
11 3 (2.33%) GCIH
11 3 (2.33%) GREM
12 2 (1.55%) CCIE
12 2 (1.55%) CCNA
12 2 (1.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (31.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (16.28%) GDPR
3 20 (15.50%) PCI DSS
4 17 (13.18%) ISO 22301
5 11 (8.53%) COBIT
6 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.55%) RMADS
8 1 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.78%) GPG13
8 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (9.30%) Nessus
2 12 (9.30%) Nmap
3 7 (5.43%) CASB
4 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 61 (47.29%) Sophos
2 58 (44.96%) Symantec
3 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.73%) Forcepoint
5 16 (12.40%) LogRhythm
6 12 (9.30%) Netsparker
6 12 (9.30%) Qualys
7 7 (5.43%) McAfee
8 6 (4.65%) Splunk
9 3 (2.33%) IBM
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle
9 3 (2.33%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.78%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.78%) Citrix
10 1 (0.78%) Juniper
10 1 (0.78%) Ping Identity
10 1 (0.78%) Twobo