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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 72 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 15 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.27% 1.37% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.62% 4.73% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 18
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £64,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 174 275 248
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 26.36% 29.01% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 147 244 206
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 2 £42,500 -
Chatham - 1 £60,000 - 1
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (86.67%) Information Security
2 24 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 19 (63.33%) CISM
5 17 (56.67%) ISMS
6 16 (53.33%) Security Monitoring
7 15 (50.00%) GDPR
8 11 (36.67%) COBIT
8 11 (36.67%) CISA
9 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (20.00%) IT Audit
12 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (16.67%) SDLC
12 5 (16.67%) OWASP
12 5 (16.67%) Project Management
12 5 (16.67%) Security Management
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (16.67%) LAN
12 5 (16.67%) WAN
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 4 (13.33%) Firewall
13 4 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (10.00%) Windows Server

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 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
1 19 (63.33%) Security Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Information Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Information Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Information Security
2 17 (56.67%) ISMS
3 16 (53.33%) Security Monitoring
4 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (20.00%) IT Audit
5 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) OWASP
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Security Management
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) SIEM
9 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.33%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CISM
2 11 (36.67%) CISA
3 6 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
4 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (3.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 15 (50.00%) GDPR
4 11 (36.67%) COBIT
5 7 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (3.33%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Splunk
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
Chatham
SThree
Salary: £45000 - £57500 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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