Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 168 182
Rank change year-on-year -69 +14 +14
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 851 1,418 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 2.03% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 8.92% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 664 1,186 1,150
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £47,325 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,125 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%

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 12,989 15,890 16,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.43% 22.70% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9,549 12,327 13,284
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,275 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -3.55%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 -46 207 £74,750 +15.00% 8
West London +29 37 £60,000 -17.24% 4
South London -28 10 £55,000 -24.14% 1
North London +3 9 £36,500 -59.44%
East London +9 8 £63,750 -8.93% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 546 (64.16%) Information Security
2 477 (56.05%) CISM
3 413 (48.53%) Cybersecurity
4 301 (35.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 287 (33.73%) CISA
6 247 (29.02%) Finance
7 222 (26.09%) Risk Management
8 192 (22.56%) Security Architecture
9 184 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
10 170 (19.98%) Management Information System
11 163 (19.15%) CEH
11 163 (19.15%) Degree
12 158 (18.57%) SIEM
13 154 (18.10%) Cisco Certification
14 140 (16.45%) CRISC
15 136 (15.98%) Firewall
16 131 (15.39%) Banking
17 129 (15.16%) Windows
18 126 (14.81%) Security Operations
19 121 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
20 109 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
21 104 (12.22%) Microsoft
21 104 (12.22%) Identity Access Management
22 99 (11.63%) SANS
22 99 (11.63%) Linux
22 99 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
23 98 (11.52%) GIAC
23 98 (11.52%) GDPR
24 95 (11.16%) Vulnerability Management
25 93 (10.93%) 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 12 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.94%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.59%) IIS
3 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.12%) nginx
5 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Relativity
2 1 (0.12%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (7.87%) Office 365
4 35 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (2.94%) SaaS
6 24 (2.82%) PaaS
7 21 (2.47%) IaaS
8 13 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.94%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.71%) Serverless
12 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.35%) Yammer
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (15.98%) Firewall
2 75 (8.81%) Network Security
3 70 (8.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 64 (7.52%) TCP/IP
5 44 (5.17%) Internet
6 36 (4.23%) BGP
7 34 (4.00%) WAN
8 31 (3.64%) IPsec
9 27 (3.17%) Wireless
10 26 (3.06%) VPN
11 25 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (2.94%) EIGRP
12 24 (2.82%) LAN
13 23 (2.70%) HTTP
14 18 (2.12%) DNS
15 13 (1.53%) MPLS
16 12 (1.41%) Intranet
16 12 (1.41%) SSL
16 12 (1.41%) VoIP
17 11 (1.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.94%) Big Data
2 14 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.47%) Data Lake
4 3 (0.35%) Maltego
4 3 (0.35%) MySQL
5 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.24%) Power BI
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.12%) DB2
6 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.12%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.82%) Burp Suite
4 5 (0.59%) MSTest
4 5 (0.59%) NUnit
4 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.47%) Gradle
5 4 (0.47%) Maven
6 3 (0.35%) Hudson
7 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.24%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.12%) AppScan
General
1 247 (29.02%) Finance
2 131 (15.39%) Banking
3 44 (5.17%) Legal
4 43 (5.05%) Retail
5 17 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.65%) Law
7 12 (1.41%) Marketing
8 8 (0.94%) Games
9 6 (0.71%) Military
10 5 (0.59%) Advertising
10 5 (0.59%) Front Office
10 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Billing
11 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (15.51%) Analyst
2 126 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 123 (14.45%) Architect
4 114 (13.40%) Consultant
5 113 (13.28%) Security Analyst
6 112 (13.16%) Security Architect
7 107 (12.57%) Security Consultant
8 98 (11.52%) Security Manager
9 60 (7.05%) Head of Security
10 59 (6.93%) Information Analyst
10 59 (6.93%) Information Security Analyst
11 52 (6.11%) Information Security Manager
12 47 (5.52%) Information Manager
13 46 (5.41%) Head of Information
13 46 (5.41%) Head of Information Security
14 33 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
15 28 (3.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 28 (3.29%) Security Officer
16 27 (3.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
17 26 (3.06%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.11%) SailPoint
2 20 (2.35%) .NET
3 16 (1.88%) Web Services
4 9 (1.06%) HTML
5 6 (0.71%) OAuth
6 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.59%) jQuery
6 5 (0.59%) SAML
6 5 (0.59%) WCF
7 4 (0.47%) CSS
7 4 (0.47%) JSON
7 4 (0.47%) OpenID
8 3 (0.35%) Middleware
9 2 (0.24%) COM
9 2 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.24%) Spring
10 1 (0.12%) Kafka
10 1 (0.12%) Node.js
10 1 (0.12%) React
10 1 (0.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 170 (19.98%) Management Information System
2 70 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.35%) Cyberthreat
4 46 (5.41%) Fintech
5 29 (3.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (2.82%) Cyberattack
7 23 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 20 (2.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 19 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (2.00%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.76%) Cloud Native
12 13 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.53%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (1.29%) CESG
15 10 (1.18%) Cybercrime
16 9 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (1.06%) PKI
17 8 (0.94%) BYOD
17 8 (0.94%) Mobile Wallet
Operating Systems
1 129 (15.16%) Windows
2 99 (11.63%) Linux
3 49 (5.76%) Windows Server
4 37 (4.35%) Unix
5 20 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.41%) CentOS
9 8 (0.94%) Android
9 8 (0.94%) Debian
10 6 (0.71%) AIX
10 6 (0.71%) HPUX
10 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.71%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.47%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (64.16%) Information Security
2 413 (48.53%) Cybersecurity
3 222 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 192 (22.56%) Security Architecture
5 184 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
6 158 (18.57%) SIEM
7 126 (14.81%) Security Operations
8 109 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (12.22%) Identity Access Management
10 95 (11.16%) Vulnerability Management
11 93 (10.93%) Data Protection
12 92 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 83 (9.75%) Project Management
14 77 (9.05%) DevOps
14 77 (9.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 74 (8.70%) TOGAF
16 69 (8.11%) Security Management
17 67 (7.87%) ITIL
18 65 (7.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 60 (7.05%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 70 (8.23%) Python
2 46 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 37 (4.35%) Java
4 31 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 22 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.47%) SQL
7 19 (2.23%) Ruby
8 17 (2.00%) C++
9 13 (1.53%) C#
9 13 (1.53%) Perl
10 11 (1.29%) C
11 7 (0.82%) VB
12 6 (0.71%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.71%) Kotlin
12 6 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.71%) PHP
13 4 (0.47%) Go
14 2 (0.24%) Lua
15 1 (0.12%) Korn
15 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 477 (56.05%) CISM
2 287 (33.73%) CISA
3 163 (19.15%) CEH
3 163 (19.15%) Degree
4 154 (18.10%) Cisco Certification
5 140 (16.45%) CRISC
6 99 (11.63%) SANS
7 98 (11.52%) GIAC
8 77 (9.05%) CCNP
9 73 (8.58%) CCNA
10 60 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 58 (6.82%) CompTIA Security+
12 54 (6.35%) MCSE
12 54 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 49 (5.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 40 (4.70%) CCIE
15 38 (4.47%) SSCP
16 36 (4.23%) Security Cleared
17 34 (4.00%) CREST Certified
18 31 (3.64%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (35.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (11.52%) GDPR
3 93 (10.93%) PCI DSS
4 48 (5.64%) COBIT
4 48 (5.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 30 (3.53%) QA
6 24 (2.82%) NIST 800
7 22 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 20 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 18 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
11 5 (0.59%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.59%) MiFID
12 4 (0.47%) FINRA
12 4 (0.47%) SLA
13 3 (0.35%) Basel II
14 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 37 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.18%) Docker
4 9 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.94%) vSphere
5 8 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.12%) Snort
7 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (4.70%) SCCM
2 34 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 32 (3.76%) Nessus
4 25 (2.94%) Ansible
5 16 (1.88%) CASB
6 13 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 12 (1.41%) Terraform
8 11 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.06%) Kubernetes
9 9 (1.06%) Nexpose
9 9 (1.06%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.94%) CSIRT
11 7 (0.82%) IBM BigFix
11 7 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.82%) WSUS
12 6 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.87%) Cisco
3 49 (5.76%) Splunk
4 44 (5.17%) Symantec
5 39 (4.58%) McAfee
6 36 (4.23%) Palo Alto
7 34 (4.00%) FireEye
8 29 (3.41%) Blue Coat
8 29 (3.41%) Juniper
9 27 (3.17%) Google
9 27 (3.17%) LogRhythm
10 26 (3.06%) CheckPoint
10 26 (3.06%) VMware
11 25 (2.94%) Aveksa
12 21 (2.47%) CyberArk
13 18 (2.12%) Meraki
14 14 (1.65%) Citrix
14 14 (1.65%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.29%) Forcepoint
15 11 (1.29%) Qualys