Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 95 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +40
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 24 29 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.98% 1.80% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% 8.61% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 55 61
Kent median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £56,250 £42,750 £50,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £55,750
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.62% +0.45%

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 306 337 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.27% 20.92% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 264 267 581
Kent median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,100 £60,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Maidstone - 6 £60,000 - 1
West Malling -14 2 £58,750 +38.24%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 23 (95.83%) CISM
2 21 (87.50%) CISA
3 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 18 (75.00%) PCI DSS
4 15 (62.50%) Information Security
5 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
8 6 (25.00%) AlienVault
8 6 (25.00%) QRadar
8 6 (25.00%) CyberArk
8 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
8 6 (25.00%) OpenVAS
8 6 (25.00%) Nexpose
8 6 (25.00%) Nessus
8 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (25.00%) Core Impact
8 6 (25.00%) Splunk
8 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
8 6 (25.00%) Bomgar
8 6 (25.00%) SailPoint
8 6 (25.00%) Aveksa
8 6 (25.00%) COBIT
8 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (25.00%) Qualys
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (25.00%) Privileged Access 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:

General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (20.83%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Data Compliance Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Compliance Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
6 5 (20.83%) Data Security
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) ISMS
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) CISM
2 21 (87.50%) CISA
3 7 (29.17%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) PCI QSA
5 3 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (25.00%) COBIT
3 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (20.83%) QA
5 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (8.33%) GDPR
5 2 (8.33%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Core Impact
1 6 (25.00%) Nessus
1 6 (25.00%) Nexpose
1 6 (25.00%) OpenVAS
1 6 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) AlienVault
1 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (25.00%) Aveksa
1 6 (25.00%) Bomgar
1 6 (25.00%) CyberArk
1 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 6 (25.00%) Qualys
1 6 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (25.00%) Splunk