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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / London
Rank 166 185 286
Rank change year-on-year +19 +101  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 693 765 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.06% 1.84% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 7.11% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 560 633 349
Median salary £69,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.92% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £85,500
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 7965 10752 10896
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.68% 25.79% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6461 8918 8885
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +45 86 £62,500 +3.30% 13
Canary Wharf -2 13 £65,000 -23.52%
Feltham - 7 £67,500 -
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
West End of London +10 3 £60,750 -13.21% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £68,750 -
Westminster - 2 £50,250 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1045 (71.53%) Information Security
2 966 (66.12%) CISM
3 581 (39.77%) Cybersecurity
4 578 (39.56%) CISA
5 537 (36.76%) Finance
6 453 (31.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 358 (24.50%) Degree
8 335 (22.93%) Risk Management
9 272 (18.62%) Firewall
10 258 (17.66%) Management Information System
11 256 (17.52%) Data Protection
12 249 (17.04%) Security Architecture
13 248 (16.97%) SIEM
14 238 (16.29%) Vulnerability Management
15 231 (15.81%) Windows
16 229 (15.67%) Linux
17 223 (15.26%) Penetration Testing
18 195 (13.35%) Banking
19 183 (12.53%) Identity Access Management
20 182 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
21 181 (12.39%) PCI DSS
22 178 (12.18%) Network Security
23 177 (12.11%) Cisco Certification
24 174 (11.91%) Security Operations
25 172 (11.77%) ITIL
26 171 (11.70%) SANS
27 165 (11.29%) CEH
28 159 (10.88%) GIAC
29 142 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
30 141 (9.65%) Agile Software Development

CISSP
Top Related 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 67 (4.59%) IIS
2 23 (1.57%) Apache
3 19 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 16 (1.10%) JBoss
6 10 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.27%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.068%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.068%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 28 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.03%) MS Project
3 10 (0.68%) MS Office
4 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.068%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 27 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.03%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 9 (0.62%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.48%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.068%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.51%) SaaS
4 13 (0.89%) IaaS
5 12 (0.82%) PaaS
6 9 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (0.62%) Office 365
6 9 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.068%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.068%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.068%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.068%) G Suite
10 1 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 272 (18.62%) Firewall
2 178 (12.18%) Network Security
3 106 (7.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 89 (6.09%) TCP/IP
5 41 (2.81%) LAN
6 36 (2.46%) WAN
7 29 (1.98%) Internet
8 28 (1.92%) HTTP
8 28 (1.92%) VPN
9 22 (1.51%) LDAP
10 20 (1.37%) DNS
11 16 (1.10%) Wireless
12 13 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (0.89%) MPLS
12 13 (0.89%) SMTP
13 12 (0.82%) SSH
14 11 (0.75%) SSL
15 10 (0.68%) Kerberos
16 9 (0.62%) Wireshark
17 8 (0.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.12%) Big Data
3 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 14 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 10 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 10 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.55%) MySQL
7 4 (0.27%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.21%) DB2
8 3 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.068%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.068%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.068%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.068%) GIS
9 1 (0.068%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.068%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.068%) Redis
9 1 (0.068%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.068%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (1.71%) Burp Suite
2 22 (1.51%) AppScan
3 21 (1.44%) Paros
4 12 (0.82%) WebScarab
5 8 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.34%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.068%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.068%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.068%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.068%) Xcode
General
1 537 (36.76%) Finance
2 195 (13.35%) Banking
3 117 (8.01%) Legal
4 53 (3.63%) Retail
5 33 (2.26%) Games
6 32 (2.19%) Law
7 31 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.85%) Marketing
9 20 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.10%) Spanish Language
11 14 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.96%) French Language
12 10 (0.68%) German Language
13 8 (0.55%) Italian Language
13 8 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.27%) Local Government
17 2 (0.14%) Advertising
17 2 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 353 (24.16%) Security Manager
2 280 (19.16%) Analyst
3 223 (15.26%) Security Analyst
4 184 (12.59%) Consultant
5 143 (9.79%) Security Consultant
6 133 (9.10%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 133 (9.10%) Information Manager
7 120 (8.21%) Information Security Manager
7 120 (8.21%) Security Engineer
8 110 (7.53%) Architect
9 109 (7.46%) Security Architect
10 93 (6.37%) IT Manager
10 93 (6.37%) Senior Manager
11 92 (6.30%) Information Analyst
12 88 (6.02%) Information Security Analyst
13 83 (5.68%) Security Officer
14 78 (5.34%) IT Security Manager
15 77 (5.27%) Risk Manager
15 77 (5.27%) Security Specialist
16 72 (4.93%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.33%) SailPoint
2 27 (1.85%) Web Services
3 14 (0.96%) SAML
4 12 (0.82%) .NET
5 11 (0.75%) XACML
6 10 (0.68%) Node.js
6 10 (0.68%) SPNEGO
7 9 (0.62%) AngularJS
7 9 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (0.48%) boto
8 7 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (0.48%) Regular Expression
9 6 (0.41%) Middleware
10 5 (0.34%) PCRE
10 5 (0.34%) RESTful
11 4 (0.27%) SPML
12 3 (0.21%) 802.1X
12 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 2 (0.14%) J2EE
13 2 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 258 (17.66%) Management Information System
2 103 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 96 (6.57%) Data Protection Act
4 62 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 45 (3.08%) Cyber Attack
7 40 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
8 29 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 24 (1.64%) PKI
10 19 (1.30%) CESG
11 17 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
11 17 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (1.16%) Fintech
12 12 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
12 12 (0.82%) Online Banking
13 8 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.55%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.55%) PMI
14 7 (0.48%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.48%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 231 (15.81%) Windows
2 229 (15.67%) Linux
3 94 (6.43%) Unix
4 61 (4.18%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 28 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.03%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.55%) Solaris
10 8 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.48%) Android
11 7 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.41%) Debian
12 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.34%) CentOS
14 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.068%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1045 (71.53%) Information Security
2 581 (39.77%) Cybersecurity
3 335 (22.93%) Risk Management
4 256 (17.52%) Data Protection
5 249 (17.04%) Security Architecture
6 248 (16.97%) SIEM
7 238 (16.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 223 (15.26%) Penetration Testing
9 183 (12.53%) Identity Access Management
10 182 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 174 (11.91%) Security Operations
12 172 (11.77%) ITIL
13 142 (9.72%) Risk Assessment
14 141 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
15 130 (8.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 129 (8.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 124 (8.49%) Incident Management
18 107 (7.32%) Data Loss Prevention
18 107 (7.32%) Security Management
19 98 (6.71%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (5.48%) Java
2 53 (3.63%) Python
3 41 (2.81%) JavaScript
3 41 (2.81%) SQL
4 38 (2.60%) C
5 35 (2.40%) Ruby
6 33 (2.26%) Perl
7 20 (1.37%) PHP
8 15 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 12 (0.82%) Bourne shell
9 12 (0.82%) Korn
10 9 (0.62%) Scala
11 7 (0.48%) C++
12 6 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.34%) C#
14 1 (0.068%) AWK
14 1 (0.068%) Go
14 1 (0.068%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.068%) VB
Qualifications
1 966 (66.12%) CISM
2 578 (39.56%) CISA
3 358 (24.50%) Degree
4 177 (12.11%) Cisco Certification
5 171 (11.70%) SANS
6 165 (11.29%) CEH
7 159 (10.88%) GIAC
8 100 (6.84%) Security Cleared
9 94 (6.43%) CRISC
10 92 (6.30%) SC Cleared
11 88 (6.02%) CCNP
12 68 (4.65%) CCNA
13 66 (4.52%) GCIH
14 64 (4.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 63 (4.31%) CESG Certified Professional
16 56 (3.83%) GCIA
17 54 (3.70%) IISP
18 47 (3.22%) CCSP
19 46 (3.15%) CLAS
20 45 (3.08%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (31.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 181 (12.39%) PCI DSS
3 107 (7.32%) COBIT
4 48 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 46 (3.15%) GDPR
6 38 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 24 (1.64%) SLA
8 18 (1.23%) ISO27002
9 17 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 15 (1.03%) ISO22301
11 13 (0.89%) QA
12 10 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 10 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 5 (0.34%) BS7799
14 4 (0.27%) FISMA
14 4 (0.27%) GPG13
15 2 (0.14%) BS25999
15 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.14%) FATCA
15 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 109 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.55%) Snort
4 7 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.41%) XenServer
6 5 (0.34%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.068%) Docker
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.068%) Xen
8 1 (0.068%) XenApp
8 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (5.34%) Nessus
2 45 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
3 44 (3.01%) CSIRT
4 26 (1.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 24 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 23 (1.57%) PowerBroker
7 19 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (1.03%) QRadar
9 12 (0.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 10 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.68%) HP Fortify
10 10 (0.68%) WebInspect
11 9 (0.62%) Ansible
11 9 (0.62%) Puppet
11 9 (0.62%) SCCM
11 9 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.41%) Kibana
12 6 (0.41%) logstash
13 5 (0.34%) Fluentd
13 5 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 82 (5.61%) Oracle
2 77 (5.27%) Microsoft
3 76 (5.20%) Splunk
4 69 (4.72%) Intel Security
5 52 (3.56%) Cisco
5 52 (3.56%) CyberArk
6 38 (2.60%) Symantec
7 35 (2.40%) Qualys
8 30 (2.05%) Apple
9 29 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 26 (1.78%) Aveksa
10 26 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.71%) Palo Alto
12 23 (1.57%) Bomgar
12 23 (1.57%) Cybereason
13 22 (1.51%) IBM
14 21 (1.44%) Sun
15 20 (1.37%) ArcSight
16 16 (1.10%) HP
17 15 (1.03%) Fortinet
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Healthcare, Prof Dev
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £68,000 to £73,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago