The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 191 259
Rank change year-on-year +23 +68  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 705 772 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.04% 1.82% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.61% 7.21% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 588 630 456
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8191 10704 11754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.66% 25.30% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6565 8913 9653
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

CISSP
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in London.

Salary trend for CISSP in London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in London

CISSP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +32 91 £65,000 +8.33% 16
Canary Wharf +7 20 £65,000 -
Feltham - 8 £67,500 -
Barnet - 7 £45,000 -
Croydon +9 3 - -
West End of London +4 2 £51,500 -39.41% 2
Bromley - 2 £70,000 - 1
Westminster - 2 £50,250 -
Beckenham - 1 £32,500 -
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 985 (71.02%) Information Security
2 934 (67.34%) CISM
3 544 (39.22%) Finance
4 541 (39.01%) CISA
5 518 (37.35%) Cybersecurity
6 427 (30.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 319 (23.00%) Degree
8 314 (22.64%) Risk Management
9 257 (18.53%) Management Information System
10 256 (18.46%) SIEM
11 254 (18.31%) Firewall
12 248 (17.88%) Windows
13 238 (17.16%) Data Protection
14 229 (16.51%) Linux
15 218 (15.72%) Security Architecture
16 206 (14.85%) Vulnerability Management
17 192 (13.84%) Penetration Testing
18 190 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 185 (13.34%) Banking
20 184 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
21 181 (13.05%) Security Operations
22 175 (12.62%) SANS
22 175 (12.62%) Network Security
23 174 (12.55%) ITIL
24 165 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
25 156 (11.25%) PCI DSS
26 155 (11.18%) GIAC
27 140 (10.09%) CEH
28 127 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
29 120 (8.65%) Vulnerability Assessment

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 44 (3.17%) IIS
2 17 (1.23%) Apache
3 12 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (0.72%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.50%) JBoss
5 7 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.22%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.072%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.072%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.072%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.072%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.072%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 40 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.87%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 6 (0.43%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.072%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.072%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.87%) SaaS
4 13 (0.94%) IaaS
5 12 (0.87%) PaaS
6 11 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (0.79%) Office 365
6 11 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.072%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.072%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.072%) G Suite
9 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 254 (18.31%) Firewall
2 175 (12.62%) Network Security
3 105 (7.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 78 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 36 (2.60%) LAN
6 34 (2.45%) WAN
7 32 (2.31%) Internet
8 29 (2.09%) HTTP
9 28 (2.02%) VPN
10 19 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (1.37%) LDAP
11 18 (1.30%) DNS
12 14 (1.01%) SSH
13 13 (0.94%) Wireless
14 9 (0.65%) FTP
14 9 (0.65%) MPLS
15 8 (0.58%) SMTP
15 8 (0.58%) Wireshark
16 6 (0.43%) Ethernet
17 4 (0.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.87%) Big Data
3 13 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 12 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.58%) MySQL
6 6 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.36%) DB2
8 4 (0.29%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.072%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.072%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.072%) Maltego
10 1 (0.072%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.072%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (1.80%) Burp Suite
2 22 (1.59%) AppScan
3 21 (1.51%) Paros
4 15 (1.08%) WebScarab
5 10 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.58%) Xcode
7 5 (0.36%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.22%) Subversion
9 1 (0.072%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.072%) sqlmap
General
1 544 (39.22%) Finance
2 185 (13.34%) Banking
3 107 (7.71%) Legal
4 40 (2.88%) Retail
5 30 (2.16%) Law
6 28 (2.02%) Marketing
6 28 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.51%) Games
9 17 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.79%) French Language
11 10 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.58%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.29%) German Language
15 4 (0.29%) Local Government
16 3 (0.22%) Advertising
17 2 (0.14%) Back Office
17 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 347 (25.02%) Security Manager
2 248 (17.88%) Analyst
3 195 (14.06%) Security Analyst
4 172 (12.40%) Consultant
5 130 (9.37%) Information Manager
6 129 (9.30%) Security Consultant
7 125 (9.01%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 116 (8.36%) Security Engineer
9 113 (8.15%) Information Security Manager
10 98 (7.07%) Architect
11 97 (6.99%) Security Architect
12 91 (6.56%) IT Manager
12 91 (6.56%) Senior Manager
13 84 (6.06%) Information Analyst
14 80 (5.77%) Information Security Analyst
15 78 (5.62%) IT Security Manager
16 75 (5.41%) Risk Manager
17 74 (5.34%) Security Specialist
18 67 (4.83%) Security Officer
19 60 (4.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.32%) SailPoint
2 23 (1.66%) Web Services
3 13 (0.94%) .NET
4 9 (0.65%) boto
5 8 (0.58%) Middleware
5 8 (0.58%) SAML
6 7 (0.50%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (0.43%) Node.js
7 6 (0.43%) RESTful
8 5 (0.36%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.36%) PCRE
8 5 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 5 (0.36%) XACML
9 4 (0.29%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.29%) SPML
9 4 (0.29%) SPNEGO
10 2 (0.14%) J2EE
10 2 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 257 (18.53%) Management Information System
2 99 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 96 (6.92%) Computer Science
4 68 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (2.96%) Security Operations Centre
6 39 (2.81%) Cyber Attack
7 38 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
8 29 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 29 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
9 18 (1.30%) Fintech
10 16 (1.15%) PKI
11 13 (0.94%) CESG
12 11 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (0.65%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.58%) Online Banking
14 8 (0.58%) PMI
15 7 (0.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 248 (17.88%) Windows
2 229 (16.51%) Linux
3 92 (6.63%) Unix
4 67 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 38 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.51%) Mac OS X
9 17 (1.23%) Android
9 17 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.58%) CentOS
11 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.43%) Debian
12 6 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.36%) Solaris
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.072%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 985 (71.02%) Information Security
2 518 (37.35%) Cybersecurity
3 314 (22.64%) Risk Management
4 256 (18.46%) SIEM
5 238 (17.16%) Data Protection
6 218 (15.72%) Security Architecture
7 206 (14.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 192 (13.84%) Penetration Testing
9 190 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 181 (13.05%) Security Operations
11 174 (12.55%) ITIL
12 165 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
13 127 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
14 120 (8.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 118 (8.51%) Incident Management
16 109 (7.86%) Risk Assessment
17 102 (7.35%) Data Loss Prevention
18 101 (7.28%) Security Management
19 94 (6.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 93 (6.71%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (4.97%) Java
2 60 (4.33%) Python
3 49 (3.53%) Perl
4 46 (3.32%) Ruby
5 39 (2.81%) SQL
6 38 (2.74%) C
7 34 (2.45%) JavaScript
8 24 (1.73%) PHP
9 17 (1.23%) Bourne shell
9 17 (1.23%) Korn
10 14 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.50%) C++
12 6 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.43%) C#
13 5 (0.36%) Scala
14 1 (0.072%) AWK
14 1 (0.072%) Go
14 1 (0.072%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.072%) VB
Qualifications
1 934 (67.34%) CISM
2 541 (39.01%) CISA
3 319 (23.00%) Degree
4 184 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
5 175 (12.62%) SANS
6 155 (11.18%) GIAC
7 140 (10.09%) CEH
8 93 (6.71%) Security Cleared
9 90 (6.49%) CCNP
10 88 (6.34%) CRISC
11 85 (6.13%) SC Cleared
12 73 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 71 (5.12%) CCNA
14 64 (4.61%) GCIH
15 62 (4.47%) CCSP
16 61 (4.40%) GSEC
17 59 (4.25%) CESG Certified Professional
18 53 (3.82%) GCIA
19 39 (2.81%) CREST Certified
20 38 (2.74%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (30.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (11.25%) PCI DSS
3 112 (8.07%) COBIT
4 55 (3.97%) GDPR
5 49 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (1.66%) ISO22301
8 21 (1.51%) ISO27002
9 19 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 19 (1.37%) SLA
10 14 (1.01%) QA
11 13 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 9 (0.65%) ISO27005
13 7 (0.50%) COSO
13 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.43%) BS25999
15 5 (0.36%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.29%) GPG13
16 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 4 (0.29%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 104 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.43%) Snort
3 6 (0.43%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.43%) XenServer
4 5 (0.36%) HDFS
5 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.072%) Docker
6 1 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (6.99%) Nessus
2 54 (3.89%) McAfee ePO
3 44 (3.17%) CSIRT
4 27 (1.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 26 (1.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 25 (1.80%) PowerBroker
6 25 (1.80%) SCCM
7 19 (1.37%) QRadar
8 17 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (0.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 10 (0.72%) Ansible
10 10 (0.72%) Puppet
11 9 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.50%) HP Fortify
13 7 (0.50%) WebInspect
14 6 (0.43%) IBM BigFix
14 6 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 6 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 6 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (6.27%) Splunk
2 83 (5.98%) Intel Security
3 78 (5.62%) Oracle
4 73 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 70 (5.05%) CyberArk
6 55 (3.97%) Cisco
7 50 (3.60%) Symantec
8 41 (2.96%) Qualys
9 39 (2.81%) Palo Alto
10 36 (2.60%) Aveksa
11 34 (2.45%) CheckPoint
12 26 (1.87%) IBM
13 25 (1.80%) Bomgar
14 23 (1.66%) ArcSight
15 21 (1.51%) Apple
15 21 (1.51%) Sun
16 20 (1.44%) Cybereason
17 19 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
18 16 (1.15%) LogRhythm
19 14 (1.01%) AlienVault
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £120000 - £160000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago