Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 196 259
Rank change year-on-year +8 +63 +81
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1429 1454 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.93% 1.80% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.44% 7.33% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1224 936
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,125 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 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 16926 19833 22874
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 22.87% 24.52% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12723 16630 18798
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.15% +3.33% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 August 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 6 months to 18 August 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
Central London +47 226 £65,000 - 21
East London +27 49 £67,500 -3.57% 8
West London +1 30 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South London +21 26 £70,000 +21.74% 1
North London - 13 £47,500 - 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 1000 (69.98%) CISM
2 992 (69.42%) Information Security
3 597 (41.78%) Finance
4 552 (38.63%) CISA
5 506 (35.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 489 (34.22%) Cybersecurity
7 382 (26.73%) SIEM
8 347 (24.28%) Firewall
9 312 (21.83%) Data Protection
10 309 (21.62%) Degree
11 301 (21.06%) Risk Management
12 282 (19.73%) Security Operations
13 268 (18.75%) Security Architecture
14 250 (17.49%) ITIL
15 248 (17.35%) Windows
16 231 (16.17%) Management Information System
17 228 (15.96%) Banking
18 200 (14.00%) Linux
19 190 (13.30%) Vulnerability Management
20 189 (13.23%) Penetration Testing
21 187 (13.09%) PCI DSS
22 183 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
23 177 (12.39%) Network Security
24 173 (12.11%) CEH
25 171 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
26 155 (10.85%) Active Directory
27 152 (10.64%) Computer Science
28 151 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
29 147 (10.29%) COBIT
30 135 (9.45%) Data Protection Act

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 25 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.54%) IIS
3 13 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.63%) Apache
5 8 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.42%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.070%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.070%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.070%) Maya
Business Applications
1 29 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (1.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.070%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.82%) Office 365
4 21 (1.47%) SaaS
5 13 (0.91%) IaaS
6 11 (0.77%) Mimecast
7 10 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (0.63%) PaaS
9 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.28%) Boomi
12 4 (0.28%) BPaaS
12 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.28%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.21%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.14%) GitHub
14 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 347 (24.28%) Firewall
2 177 (12.39%) Network Security
3 125 (8.75%) TCP/IP
4 103 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 46 (3.22%) WAN
6 41 (2.87%) Internet
7 37 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (2.31%) LAN
9 32 (2.24%) Wireless
10 29 (2.03%) VPN
11 28 (1.96%) DNS
12 27 (1.89%) HTTP
13 18 (1.26%) VoIP
14 17 (1.19%) BGP
15 15 (1.05%) IPsec
15 15 (1.05%) OSPF
16 14 (0.98%) Multicast
17 12 (0.84%) LDAP
18 11 (0.77%) SSH
19 10 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.63%) Big Data
3 8 (0.56%) MySQL
4 5 (0.35%) DB2
4 5 (0.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.070%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.070%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.070%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.070%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.070%) GIS
6 1 (0.070%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.070%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (1.26%) AppScan
2 14 (0.98%) Paros
3 12 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 12 (0.84%) Xcode
4 11 (0.77%) Burp Suite
4 11 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.63%) WebScarab
6 8 (0.56%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.070%) Subversion
General
1 597 (41.78%) Finance
2 228 (15.96%) Banking
3 90 (6.30%) Legal
4 65 (4.55%) Retail
5 52 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 51 (3.57%) Law
7 40 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.52%) Retail Banking
9 30 (2.10%) Marketing
10 16 (1.12%) Private Banking
11 13 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.77%) Electronics
13 10 (0.70%) Advertising
14 8 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.56%) Games
15 5 (0.35%) International Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Publishing
17 2 (0.14%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) Back Office
17 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 339 (23.72%) Security Manager
2 289 (20.22%) Analyst
3 251 (17.56%) Security Analyst
4 170 (11.90%) Consultant
5 136 (9.52%) Security Consultant
6 121 (8.47%) Architect
7 119 (8.33%) Security Architect
8 118 (8.26%) Information Manager
9 111 (7.77%) Security Engineer
10 107 (7.49%) Information Security Manager
11 101 (7.07%) IT Analyst
12 100 (7.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 100 (7.00%) IT Manager
13 89 (6.23%) IT Security Manager
14 88 (6.16%) IT Security Analyst
15 72 (5.04%) Security Officer
15 72 (5.04%) Senior Manager
16 70 (4.90%) Information Analyst
16 70 (4.90%) Security Specialist
17 69 (4.83%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.92%) SailPoint
2 35 (2.45%) Web Services
3 23 (1.61%) .NET
4 12 (0.84%) 802.1X
5 8 (0.56%) MSMQ
5 8 (0.56%) OAuth
5 8 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (0.49%) Middleware
7 6 (0.42%) HTML
7 6 (0.42%) XML
8 5 (0.35%) boto
8 5 (0.35%) J2EE
8 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.28%) CSS
9 4 (0.28%) JSP
9 4 (0.28%) OpenID
9 4 (0.28%) RESTful
9 4 (0.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 231 (16.17%) Management Information System
2 152 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 135 (9.45%) Data Protection Act
4 124 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (2.38%) PKI
6 33 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
7 32 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
8 29 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.47%) CESG
10 19 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
10 19 (1.33%) Fintech
11 17 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
12 15 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.84%) Clustering
15 12 (0.84%) NHS
16 11 (0.77%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.63%) Hedge funds
18 7 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 248 (17.35%) Windows
2 200 (14.00%) Linux
3 122 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 69 (4.83%) Unix
5 58 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 35 (2.45%) Android
7 26 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 25 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.98%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.91%) CentOS
11 13 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.70%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.35%) Debian
15 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 992 (69.42%) Information Security
2 489 (34.22%) Cybersecurity
3 382 (26.73%) SIEM
4 312 (21.83%) Data Protection
5 301 (21.06%) Risk Management
6 282 (19.73%) Security Operations
7 268 (18.75%) Security Architecture
8 250 (17.49%) ITIL
9 190 (13.30%) Vulnerability Management
10 189 (13.23%) Penetration Testing
11 171 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 151 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
13 132 (9.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 126 (8.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 123 (8.61%) Identity Access Management
16 113 (7.91%) Project Management
16 113 (7.91%) Security Management
17 107 (7.49%) Incident Management
18 104 (7.28%) Risk Assessment
19 99 (6.93%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 72 (5.04%) Python
2 68 (4.76%) Java
3 42 (2.94%) Perl
4 38 (2.66%) SQL
5 34 (2.38%) C
6 32 (2.24%) Ruby
7 26 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 23 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 20 (1.40%) C#
10 19 (1.33%) PHP
11 12 (0.84%) Korn
12 10 (0.70%) C++
13 7 (0.49%) Bourne shell
14 6 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.35%) C-shell
16 4 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.28%) VB
16 4 (0.28%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.070%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1000 (69.98%) CISM
2 552 (38.63%) CISA
3 309 (21.62%) Degree
4 183 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
5 173 (12.11%) CEH
6 116 (8.12%) GIAC
7 115 (8.05%) CRISC
8 106 (7.42%) SANS
9 94 (6.58%) CCNP
10 83 (5.81%) GSEC
11 79 (5.53%) CCNA
12 67 (4.69%) SSCP
13 57 (3.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 56 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
15 53 (3.71%) CCSP
15 53 (3.71%) GISF
16 52 (3.64%) CESG Certified Professional
16 52 (3.64%) Security Cleared
17 48 (3.36%) SC Cleared
18 39 (2.73%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 506 (35.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 187 (13.09%) PCI DSS
3 147 (10.29%) COBIT
4 123 (8.61%) GDPR
5 117 (8.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 67 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 46 (3.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (1.61%) ISO 9001
9 22 (1.54%) ISO 22301
10 20 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 19 (1.33%) SLA
12 14 (0.98%) NIST 800
13 13 (0.91%) QA
14 11 (0.77%) COSO
15 10 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 10 (0.70%) PA-DSS
16 9 (0.63%) BS25999
16 9 (0.63%) ISO 31000
17 8 (0.56%) HIPAA
18 7 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 155 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.42%) Docker
4 5 (0.35%) pfSense
5 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.070%) Postfix
6 1 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 99 (6.93%) Nessus
2 59 (4.13%) McAfee ePO
3 58 (4.06%) SCCM
4 30 (2.10%) QRadar
5 29 (2.03%) PowerBroker
6 25 (1.75%) WSUS
7 22 (1.54%) Core Impact
7 22 (1.54%) CSIRT
7 22 (1.54%) Nexpose
7 22 (1.54%) OpenVAS
7 22 (1.54%) RSA Security Analytics
8 17 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 14 (0.98%) FortiGate
10 11 (0.77%) Puppet
11 9 (0.63%) Ansible
12 8 (0.56%) Nmap
13 5 (0.35%) HP Fortify
13 5 (0.35%) IBM BigFix
13 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 5 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 113 (7.91%) Cisco
2 98 (6.86%) CheckPoint
3 94 (6.58%) Palo Alto
4 89 (6.23%) Splunk
5 81 (5.67%) CyberArk
6 74 (5.18%) McAfee
7 69 (4.83%) Microsoft
8 59 (4.13%) Qualys
9 55 (3.85%) Symantec
10 53 (3.71%) Aveksa
11 42 (2.94%) Oracle
12 40 (2.80%) LogRhythm
13 32 (2.24%) SolarWinds
14 30 (2.10%) Juniper
14 30 (2.10%) VMware
15 29 (2.03%) ArcSight
15 29 (2.03%) Bomgar
16 28 (1.96%) Apple
17 27 (1.89%) IBM
18 26 (1.82%) Fortinet