Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +14
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 27 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.26% 2.05% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.44% 9.52% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 44
Kent median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £53,500 £41,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 320 315 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 26.76% 21.55% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 285 257 540
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £23,500 £22,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%

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
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 24 June 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 - 15 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells 0 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Tonbridge -6 1 £52,500 - 1
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (100.00%) CISM
2 24 (88.89%) CISA
3 22 (81.48%) Finance
3 22 (81.48%) Information Security
4 21 (77.78%) PCI DSS
5 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (59.26%) COBIT
6 14 (51.85%) SolarWinds
6 14 (51.85%) Core Impact
6 14 (51.85%) Splunk
6 14 (51.85%) ArcSight
6 14 (51.85%) Bomgar
6 14 (51.85%) SailPoint
6 14 (51.85%) Aveksa
6 14 (51.85%) Qualys
6 14 (51.85%) CyberArk
6 14 (51.85%) LogRhythm
6 14 (51.85%) OpenVAS
6 14 (51.85%) Nexpose
6 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (51.85%) Nessus
6 14 (51.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (51.85%) ITIL
6 14 (51.85%) AlienVault
6 14 (51.85%) QRadar
6 14 (51.85%) Security Monitoring
6 14 (51.85%) Privileged Access Management
7 5 (18.52%) QA
7 5 (18.52%) Data Security
7 5 (18.52%) PCI QSA

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 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
2 19 (70.37%) Security Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Information Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Information Security Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Senior Information Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Compliance Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Data Compliance Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Information Risk Manager
8 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.70%) IT Risk Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Information Security
2 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 14 (51.85%) Privileged Access Management
2 14 (51.85%) Security Monitoring
2 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Data Security
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Internal Audit
6 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.70%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CISM
2 24 (88.89%) CISA
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 16 (59.26%) COBIT
2 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (51.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (18.52%) QA
5 1 (3.70%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Core Impact
1 14 (51.85%) Nessus
1 14 (51.85%) Nexpose
1 14 (51.85%) OpenVAS
1 14 (51.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) AlienVault
1 14 (51.85%) ArcSight
1 14 (51.85%) Aveksa
1 14 (51.85%) Bomgar
1 14 (51.85%) CyberArk
1 14 (51.85%) LogRhythm
1 14 (51.85%) Qualys
1 14 (51.85%) SolarWinds
1 14 (51.85%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) SAP