Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 178 256
Rank change year-on-year -16 +78 +93
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1378 1468 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.86% 1.92% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.25% 8.01% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1235 965
London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year - +6.84% +6.36%

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 16694 18333 22634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.52% 24.02% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12389 15312 18485
London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 October 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 22 October 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 +15 203 £65,000 -0.76% 13
East London +27 57 £77,500 +10.71% 3
West London -14 36 £65,000 +4.00% 5
South London +11 22 £70,000 +16.67%
North London - 6 £57,052 - 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 952 (69.09%) Information Security
2 948 (68.80%) CISM
3 551 (39.99%) Finance
4 530 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 527 (38.24%) Cybersecurity
6 498 (36.14%) CISA
7 411 (29.83%) SIEM
8 374 (27.14%) Firewall
9 345 (25.04%) Data Protection
10 318 (23.08%) Security Operations
11 297 (21.55%) Degree
12 266 (19.30%) Security Architecture
13 265 (19.23%) Banking
14 256 (18.58%) Risk Management
15 235 (17.05%) ITIL
16 228 (16.55%) Vulnerability Management
17 225 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
18 217 (15.75%) PCI DSS
19 216 (15.67%) Windows
20 187 (13.57%) Management Information System
21 181 (13.13%) Network Security
21 181 (13.13%) CEH
22 180 (13.06%) Linux
23 177 (12.84%) GDPR
24 164 (11.90%) Computer Science
25 162 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
25 162 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
26 156 (11.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
27 149 (10.81%) TCP/IP
28 147 (10.67%) Active Directory

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 30 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.74%) IIS
3 15 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.51%) Apache
6 5 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.29%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.22%) SAS
9 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.073%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.073%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 27 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.073%) Maya
5 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.87%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 10 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.073%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.073%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 82 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.10%) SaaS
4 24 (1.74%) Office 365
5 16 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 13 (0.94%) IaaS
7 11 (0.80%) Cloudflare
7 11 (0.80%) PaaS
8 10 (0.73%) OneDrive
8 10 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.44%) Boomi
11 6 (0.44%) BPaaS
11 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.44%) iPaaS
11 6 (0.44%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.15%) GitHub
12 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 374 (27.14%) Firewall
2 181 (13.13%) Network Security
3 149 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 82 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 52 (3.77%) Internet
6 42 (3.05%) WAN
7 31 (2.25%) Wireless
8 30 (2.18%) VoIP
9 29 (2.10%) VPN
10 28 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (1.89%) LAN
12 23 (1.67%) HTTP
13 22 (1.60%) BGP
14 20 (1.45%) IPsec
14 20 (1.45%) Multicast
15 19 (1.38%) DNS
15 19 (1.38%) OSPF
16 12 (0.87%) EIGRP
16 12 (0.87%) MPLS
17 11 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.80%) Big Data
3 10 (0.73%) MySQL
4 6 (0.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.22%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.073%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.073%) GIS
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.073%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.073%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.073%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (1.60%) Metasploit
2 13 (0.94%) AppScan
3 7 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.44%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.44%) Paros
4 6 (0.44%) Xcode
5 5 (0.36%) Burp Suite
6 3 (0.22%) JIRA
7 2 (0.15%) FxCop
7 2 (0.15%) Redmine
7 2 (0.15%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.073%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.073%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.073%) CodeSonar
8 1 (0.073%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.073%) git-flow
8 1 (0.073%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.073%) Selenium
8 1 (0.073%) Subversion
8 1 (0.073%) WebScarab
General
1 551 (39.99%) Finance
2 265 (19.23%) Banking
3 83 (6.02%) Legal
4 77 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 61 (4.43%) Law
6 50 (3.63%) Retail Banking
7 44 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.61%) Retail
9 27 (1.96%) Marketing
10 23 (1.67%) Private Banking
11 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.80%) Electronics
13 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.51%) Advertising
15 6 (0.44%) International Banking
16 5 (0.36%) Games
17 3 (0.22%) Publishing
18 2 (0.15%) Automotive
19 1 (0.073%) Billing
19 1 (0.073%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 309 (22.42%) Security Manager
2 300 (21.77%) Analyst
3 267 (19.38%) Security Analyst
4 154 (11.18%) Consultant
5 127 (9.22%) Security Consultant
6 120 (8.71%) Information Manager
7 112 (8.13%) Information Security Manager
8 109 (7.91%) Security Engineer
9 98 (7.11%) Architect
10 95 (6.89%) Security Architect
11 93 (6.75%) IT Analyst
12 92 (6.68%) IT Manager
13 86 (6.24%) Security Officer
14 84 (6.10%) IT Security Manager
15 77 (5.59%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 77 (5.59%) IT Security Analyst
16 75 (5.44%) Information Analyst
16 75 (5.44%) Information Security Analyst
17 64 (4.64%) Information Security Officer
18 63 (4.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.12%) SailPoint
2 24 (1.74%) Web Services
3 20 (1.45%) .NET
4 15 (1.09%) MSMQ
4 15 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (0.94%) 802.1X
6 10 (0.73%) OAuth
7 8 (0.58%) J2EE
8 6 (0.44%) Middleware
9 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.36%) CSS
9 5 (0.36%) HTML
9 5 (0.36%) Java EE
9 5 (0.36%) OpenID
9 5 (0.36%) XML
10 4 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.29%) JSP
10 4 (0.29%) XSL
11 3 (0.22%) OAuth2
11 3 (0.22%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 187 (13.57%) Management Information System
2 164 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 136 (9.87%) Data Protection Act
4 124 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (3.12%) PKI
6 38 (2.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 33 (2.39%) Cyberthreat
8 29 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 28 (2.03%) CESG
10 24 (1.74%) Data Centre
11 19 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
12 18 (1.31%) Fintech
13 16 (1.16%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
14 13 (0.94%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.87%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.80%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.80%) Clustering
16 11 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 216 (15.67%) Windows
2 180 (13.06%) Linux
3 115 (8.35%) Windows Server
4 84 (6.10%) Unix
5 52 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.18%) Android
7 28 (2.03%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.09%) Kali Linux
9 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.73%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.36%) CentOS
12 5 (0.36%) Debian
12 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.15%) VMS
15 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (69.09%) Information Security
2 527 (38.24%) Cybersecurity
3 411 (29.83%) SIEM
4 345 (25.04%) Data Protection
5 318 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 266 (19.30%) Security Architecture
7 256 (18.58%) Risk Management
8 235 (17.05%) ITIL
9 228 (16.55%) Vulnerability Management
10 225 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
11 162 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 156 (11.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 144 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 116 (8.42%) Security Management
15 112 (8.13%) Incident Management
16 110 (7.98%) Identity Access Management
17 107 (7.76%) Risk Assessment
18 103 (7.47%) Project Management
18 103 (7.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 102 (7.40%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 70 (5.08%) Python
2 62 (4.50%) Java
3 40 (2.90%) SQL
4 34 (2.47%) Perl
5 33 (2.39%) C#
6 29 (2.10%) PowerShell
7 28 (2.03%) C
8 26 (1.89%) Ruby
9 20 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 20 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 20 (1.45%) Korn
10 13 (0.94%) Bourne shell
11 12 (0.87%) C++
12 7 (0.51%) Objective-C
13 6 (0.44%) PHP
14 5 (0.36%) C-shell
15 4 (0.29%) VB
15 4 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 948 (68.80%) CISM
2 498 (36.14%) CISA
3 297 (21.55%) Degree
4 181 (13.13%) CEH
5 162 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 138 (10.01%) CRISC
7 115 (8.35%) GIAC
8 97 (7.04%) CCNP
9 91 (6.60%) SANS
10 81 (5.88%) CCNA
11 73 (5.30%) SSCP
12 69 (5.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 58 (4.21%) GSEC
14 54 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
15 51 (3.70%) CISMP
16 49 (3.56%) CompTIA Security+
16 49 (3.56%) Security Cleared
16 49 (3.56%) Security+ Certification
17 45 (3.27%) CBAP
18 44 (3.19%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 217 (15.75%) PCI DSS
3 177 (12.84%) GDPR
4 125 (9.07%) COBIT
5 124 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 49 (3.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 38 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (1.38%) ISO 22301
9 17 (1.23%) ISO 9001
10 14 (1.02%) SLA
11 13 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 11 (0.80%) NIST 800
13 9 (0.65%) PA-DSS
14 7 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 6 (0.44%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.36%) BS25999
16 5 (0.36%) COSO
16 5 (0.36%) ISO 14001
16 5 (0.36%) ISO 31000
17 4 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 147 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.51%) Docker
3 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.36%) pfSense
5 3 (0.22%) Snort
6 2 (0.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.15%) Samba
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.073%) Postfix
7 1 (0.073%) vSphere
7 1 (0.073%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (6.17%) Nessus
2 46 (3.34%) McAfee ePO
3 45 (3.27%) SCCM
4 27 (1.96%) Core Impact
5 26 (1.89%) OpenVAS
6 24 (1.74%) QRadar
7 23 (1.67%) Nexpose
7 23 (1.67%) PowerBroker
7 23 (1.67%) RSA Security Analytics
7 23 (1.67%) WSUS
8 17 (1.23%) CSIRT
9 14 (1.02%) FortiGate
10 11 (0.80%) FTK
11 10 (0.73%) Puppet
12 7 (0.51%) Ansible
13 6 (0.44%) Nmap
13 6 (0.44%) RSA Archer
13 6 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 5 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 5 (0.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 115 (8.35%) Cisco
2 100 (7.26%) CheckPoint
3 98 (7.11%) Microsoft
4 87 (6.31%) Palo Alto
5 76 (5.52%) Splunk
6 60 (4.35%) CyberArk
6 60 (4.35%) McAfee
7 57 (4.14%) Qualys
8 56 (4.06%) Symantec
9 43 (3.12%) LogRhythm
10 41 (2.98%) Aveksa
10 41 (2.98%) Juniper
11 36 (2.61%) SolarWinds
12 31 (2.25%) Fortinet
12 31 (2.25%) VMware
13 30 (2.18%) Apple
14 28 (2.03%) F5
15 25 (1.81%) ArcSight
16 24 (1.74%) AlienVault
17 23 (1.67%) Bomgar