Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 100 104
Rank change year-on-year +26 +4 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.36% 1.49% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.46% 5.81% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 43
Kent median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +12.30%
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,000 £61,125
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 317 413 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.98% 25.67% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 288 349 509
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -15.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,850 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 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
Chatham - 2 £53,000 -
West Malling - 2 £58,750 - 1
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 26 (86.67%) CISA
2 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 24 (80.00%) PCI DSS
3 22 (73.33%) Security Operations
4 19 (63.33%) CISM
5 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (23.33%) Information Security
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) CEH
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) GDPR
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (6.67%) ISMS
8 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (6.67%) PSD2
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (6.67%) SIEM
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Operations Team Leader
1 14 (46.67%) Team Leader
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) IT Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Advisor
6 1 (3.33%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Security Operations
2 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
5 2 (6.67%) ISMS
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.67%) Security Management
5 2 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) CISA
2 19 (63.33%) CISM
3 3 (10.00%) CEH
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) GDPR
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (6.67%) PSD2
4 1 (3.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix
1 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
1 1 (3.33%) Splunk