Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 95 112
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 32 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.43% 1.99% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.16% 7.25% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 40
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £56,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.50% +10.78% +21.43%
10th Percentile £44,200 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £84,375 £61,125
South East median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,750
% change year-on-year -8.33% +7.62% +1.36%

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 315 469 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.95% 27.48% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 290 427 482
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -10.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £54,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Chatham - 3 £51,250 -
West Malling - 1 £42,500 -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 27 (84.38%) CISA
2 25 (78.13%) Finance
3 24 (75.00%) PCI DSS
4 21 (65.63%) Security Operations
5 19 (59.38%) CISM
6 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (25.00%) Information Security
8 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (12.50%) GDPR
8 4 (12.50%) SIEM
9 3 (9.38%) DevOps
9 3 (9.38%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) CEH
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.38%) Time Management
9 3 (9.38%) ISMS
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Change Management
9 3 (9.38%) Firewall
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) LAN
9 3 (9.38%) WAN
9 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.25%) Citrix
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment

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 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
General
1 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Team Leader
3 11 (34.38%) Operations Team Leader
4 9 (28.13%) IT Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) IT Risk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Advisor
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Security Operations
2 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) SIEM
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) ISMS
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.13%) Email Filtering
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) CISA
2 19 (59.38%) CISM
3 3 (9.38%) CEH
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.50%) GDPR
2 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) COBIT
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.13%) PSD2
4 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
1 2 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.13%) Avaya
2 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto