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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 19 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.46% 3.12% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.10% 9.86% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 23
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 157 345 240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 20.36% 31.68% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 129 299 204
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 - 3 £42,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -7 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Chatham - 1 £60,000 -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 28 (90.32%) Information Security
2 27 (87.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (74.19%) CISM
4 19 (61.29%) PCI DSS
5 17 (54.84%) COBIT
6 16 (51.61%) CISA
7 15 (48.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Security+ Certification
8 13 (41.94%) ISMS
8 13 (41.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (41.94%) IT Audit
9 12 (38.71%) OWASP
9 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (38.71%) SDLC
9 12 (38.71%) Project Management
10 11 (35.48%) GDPR
10 11 (35.48%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (19.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (12.90%) Security Management
12 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
12 4 (12.90%) Finance
13 3 (9.68%) Firewall
13 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.68%) Windows
13 3 (9.68%) LAN
13 3 (9.68%) WAN
13 3 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (9.68%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (6.45%) Network Security

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 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
1 15 (48.39%) Security Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Information Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Junior
3 2 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Junior Information Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Junior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Junior Security Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (41.94%) ISMS
3 13 (41.94%) IT Audit
3 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (38.71%) OWASP
4 12 (38.71%) Project Management
4 12 (38.71%) SDLC
5 11 (35.48%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (12.90%) Security Management
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.23%) Change Management
9 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) CISM
2 16 (51.61%) CISA
3 13 (41.94%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (41.94%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (87.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (61.29%) PCI DSS
3 17 (54.84%) COBIT
4 11 (35.48%) GDPR
5 6 (19.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (9.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (3.23%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk
2 1 (3.23%) VMware
Kent
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago