Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 94 131
Rank change year-on-year +16 +37 -14
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.27% 1.91% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 6.38% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 27
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £86,625 £66,500
South East median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09% +4.76%

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 327 549 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.75% 30.02% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 289 496 443
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% -6.10%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £53,875 £57,500 £55,800
South East median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 - 4 £55,625 - 1
West Malling - 2 £42,500 -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 24 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 20 (66.67%) Finance
3 18 (60.00%) CISA
4 17 (56.67%) CISM
5 13 (43.33%) Information Security
5 13 (43.33%) Security Operations
6 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (30.00%) GDPR
8 9 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (26.67%) ISMS
10 7 (23.33%) WAN
10 7 (23.33%) LAN
11 6 (20.00%) SIEM
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 4 (13.33%) Firewall
13 4 (13.33%) Splunk
14 3 (10.00%) COBIT
14 3 (10.00%) Cisco
14 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (10.00%) Advertising
14 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
14 3 (10.00%) Citrix
14 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
14 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
14 3 (10.00%) LogRhythm
14 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter

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 7 (23.33%) LAN
1 7 (23.33%) WAN
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Security Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Information Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Team Leader
5 6 (20.00%) IT Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
5 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
1 13 (43.33%) Security Operations
2 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (26.67%) ISMS
5 6 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.67%) Attack Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) Data Security
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (6.67%) Security Management
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (3.33%) Email Filtering
8 1 (3.33%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) CISA
2 17 (56.67%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (6.67%) 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
4 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (30.00%) GDPR
4 3 (10.00%) COBIT
4 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 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 4 (13.33%) Splunk
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto