Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 92 104
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 28 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.98% 2.75% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.21% 9.08% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 40
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £40,800 £51,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 304 628 498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.51% 30.32% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 256 551 423
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Kent

CISSP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Kent.

Salary trend for CISSP in Kent

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Kent over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Kent

CISSP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
West Malling - 4 £42,500 -
Chatham - 2 £55,625 -
Tunbridge Wells -18 1 £60,000 +14.29%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 17 (60.71%) CISM
3 17 (60.71%) ISMS
4 16 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
5 15 (53.57%) GDPR
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) CISA
7 7 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (25.00%) COBIT
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (17.86%) SIEM
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 4 (14.29%) Security Management
10 4 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
11 3 (10.71%) Splunk
11 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
11 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Security Analyst
3 18 (64.29%) Information Analyst
3 18 (64.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 17 (60.71%) ISMS
3 16 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (17.86%) SIEM
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (7.14%) IT Audit
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) Data Security
9 1 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CISM
2 9 (32.14%) CISA
3 2 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CEH
4 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (3.57%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 15 (53.57%) GDPR
3 7 (25.00%) COBIT
3 7 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.57%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Splunk
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto