Period
to 1 April 2020

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 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 243 170
Rank change year-on-year +27 -73 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 763 861 1,394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.41% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.16% 6.59% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 654 694 1,244
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,347 13,071 15,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.36% 21.45% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,037 9,679 12,462
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in London

CISSP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in London.

Salary trend for CISSP in London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in London over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
Central London +28 208 £67,500 -10.00% 14
West London -14 11 £60,000 - 4
South London +14 9 £57,500 -23.33% 1
East London +11 5 £53,317 -14.69% 2
North London -16 5 £82,500 +126.03%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 519 (68.02%) Information Security
2 449 (58.85%) CISM
3 417 (54.65%) Cybersecurity
4 283 (37.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 235 (30.80%) Finance
6 219 (28.70%) CISA
7 190 (24.90%) SIEM
8 174 (22.80%) Firewall
9 169 (22.15%) Cisco Certification
10 149 (19.53%) Risk Management
11 141 (18.48%) GDPR
12 138 (18.09%) Azure
13 136 (17.82%) Management Information System
14 132 (17.30%) Degree
15 129 (16.91%) Security Architecture
16 107 (14.02%) AWS
17 106 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
18 99 (12.98%) Windows
18 99 (12.98%) Identity Access Management
19 95 (12.45%) Risk Assessment
20 92 (12.06%) Security Operations
21 88 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
22 86 (11.27%) Linux
23 85 (11.14%) Office 365
23 85 (11.14%) CRISC
24 84 (11.01%) CEH
25 83 (10.88%) Python
26 82 (10.75%) PCI DSS
27 80 (10.48%) Security Management
28 79 (10.35%) Data Protection

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 52 (6.82%) IIS
2 8 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) JBoss
6 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 138 (18.09%) Azure
2 107 (14.02%) AWS
3 85 (11.14%) Office 365
4 26 (3.41%) IaaS
4 26 (3.41%) PaaS
5 20 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (2.49%) SaaS
7 14 (1.83%) GCP
8 12 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.31%) Mimecast
10 9 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.18%) OpenShift
11 8 (1.05%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.79%) G Suite
12 6 (0.79%) Serverless
13 4 (0.52%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 174 (22.80%) Firewall
2 55 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 36 (4.72%) Network Security
4 27 (3.54%) Internet
5 24 (3.15%) LAN
5 24 (3.15%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.23%) DNS
7 16 (2.10%) WAN
8 13 (1.70%) Wireless
9 10 (1.31%) HTTP
10 9 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.92%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.92%) SSL
12 6 (0.79%) PPP
12 6 (0.79%) WLAN
13 5 (0.66%) SAN
13 5 (0.66%) VPN
14 4 (0.52%) IPsec
14 4 (0.52%) SMTP
15 3 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.44%) Big Data
2 9 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (1.18%) Data Lake
3 8 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.26%) Maltego
4 2 (0.26%) MySQL
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.31%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.92%) JIRA
3 4 (0.52%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.52%) git-flow
4 2 (0.26%) Android Studio
4 2 (0.26%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.26%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.26%) Xcode
5 1 (0.13%) AppScan
5 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 235 (30.80%) Finance
2 68 (8.91%) Law
3 66 (8.65%) Legal
4 44 (5.77%) Public Sector
5 29 (3.80%) Banking
6 21 (2.75%) Retail
7 18 (2.36%) Marketing
8 13 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.31%) Advertising
10 6 (0.79%) Games
11 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) International Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.39%) Police
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 177 (23.20%) Analyst
2 162 (21.23%) Security Analyst
3 110 (14.42%) Security Engineer
4 109 (14.29%) Consultant
5 105 (13.76%) Security Manager
6 87 (11.40%) Security Consultant
7 83 (10.88%) Information Analyst
7 83 (10.88%) Information Security Analyst
8 73 (9.57%) Information Security Manager
9 68 (8.91%) Information Manager
10 63 (8.26%) Architect
11 62 (8.13%) Security Architect
12 45 (5.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 43 (5.64%) Security Specialist
14 42 (5.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 36 (4.72%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 33 (4.33%) Information Security Engineer
17 31 (4.06%) Senior Security Engineer
18 27 (3.54%) Senior Manager
19 26 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.13%) SailPoint
2 32 (4.19%) OAuth
3 29 (3.80%) OpenID
3 29 (3.80%) SAML
4 6 (0.79%) .NET
4 6 (0.79%) Kafka
5 5 (0.66%) Node.js
5 5 (0.66%) REST
6 4 (0.52%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.52%) GraphQL
6 4 (0.52%) React
6 4 (0.52%) Spring
6 4 (0.52%) Spring MVC
6 4 (0.52%) Vue.js
6 4 (0.52%) Web Services
7 3 (0.39%) Middleware
8 2 (0.26%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.13%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 136 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 60 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (7.34%) Cyberthreat
4 30 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (1.97%) Cyberattack
8 15 (1.97%) User Experience
9 9 (1.18%) CESG
10 8 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (0.79%) BYOD
12 6 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.66%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.52%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.98%) Windows
2 86 (11.27%) Linux
3 44 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.80%) Unix
5 23 (3.01%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.05%) Android
7 8 (1.05%) Kali Linux
8 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.92%) CentOS
8 7 (0.92%) Fedora
8 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (68.02%) Information Security
2 417 (54.65%) Cybersecurity
3 190 (24.90%) SIEM
4 149 (19.53%) Risk Management
5 129 (16.91%) Security Architecture
6 106 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 99 (12.98%) Identity Access Management
8 95 (12.45%) Risk Assessment
9 92 (12.06%) Security Operations
10 88 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (10.48%) Security Management
12 79 (10.35%) Data Protection
13 71 (9.31%) ITIL
14 70 (9.17%) Penetration Testing
15 63 (8.26%) Security Monitoring
16 59 (7.73%) Analytics
17 57 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (7.34%) Identity Management
18 56 (7.34%) Information Security Management
19 55 (7.21%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.88%) Python
2 57 (7.47%) PowerShell
3 48 (6.29%) SQL
4 45 (5.90%) Bash Shell
5 38 (4.98%) Perl
6 25 (3.28%) C
7 12 (1.57%) Java
7 12 (1.57%) Ruby
8 8 (1.05%) Go
8 8 (1.05%) PHP
9 7 (0.92%) C++
10 2 (0.26%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.26%) Julia
10 2 (0.26%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.26%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.26%) R
10 2 (0.26%) Scala
10 2 (0.26%) VBScript
11 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 449 (58.85%) CISM
2 219 (28.70%) CISA
3 169 (22.15%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (17.30%) Degree
5 85 (11.14%) CRISC
6 84 (11.01%) CEH
7 75 (9.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 74 (9.70%) CESG Certified Professional
9 67 (8.78%) CCNA
10 62 (8.13%) CCNP
11 59 (7.73%) SANS
11 59 (7.73%) Security Cleared
12 57 (7.47%) IISP
13 56 (7.34%) GIAC
14 51 (6.68%) CCSP
15 40 (5.24%) SC Cleared
16 38 (4.98%) CompTIA Security+
17 31 (4.06%) OSCP
18 25 (3.28%) CREST Certified
19 24 (3.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (37.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 141 (18.48%) GDPR
3 82 (10.75%) PCI DSS
4 72 (9.44%) NIST
5 43 (5.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 32 (4.19%) COBIT
6 32 (4.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (3.54%) NCSC
8 21 (2.75%) SLA
9 15 (1.97%) ISO 22301
10 13 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (1.44%) HIPAA
12 10 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 10 (1.31%) QA
13 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (0.79%) FISMA
14 6 (0.79%) ITGC
14 6 (0.79%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.52%) ISO 31000
16 2 (0.26%) NIST 800
System Software
1 45 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.36%) Docker
4 7 (0.92%) NFS
4 7 (0.92%) Samba
4 7 (0.92%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.92%) Xen
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (5.90%) Nessus
2 22 (2.88%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (1.31%) Ansible
6 9 (1.18%) Nmap
6 9 (1.18%) Puppet
7 8 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.92%) Nagios
8 7 (0.92%) OpenNMS
8 7 (0.92%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.92%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.79%) CASB
9 6 (0.79%) SCCM
10 4 (0.52%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.52%) QRadar
11 3 (0.39%) Terraform
12 2 (0.26%) Nexpose
13 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 77 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.57%) CyberArk
3 60 (7.86%) Splunk
4 52 (6.82%) Qualys
5 43 (5.64%) ArcSight
6 35 (4.59%) VMware
7 33 (4.33%) Aveksa
7 33 (4.33%) Cisco
8 29 (3.80%) McAfee
9 28 (3.67%) ForgeRock
10 27 (3.54%) Sun
11 19 (2.49%) Citrix
12 16 (2.10%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.83%) Carbon Black
13 14 (1.83%) Meraki
13 14 (1.83%) Palo Alto
13 14 (1.83%) SolarWinds
13 14 (1.83%) Zscaler
14 13 (1.70%) Sophos
15 12 (1.57%) Forcepoint