Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 180 196
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 +99
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1,445 1,376 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.07% 2.00% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 8.49% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 1,156 1,268
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £44,658
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £61,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.40% +4.17% +4.35%

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 16,067 16,213 21,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.00% 23.54% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12,191 12,922 17,635
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 +78 382 £67,500 +3.85% 40
South London +18 43 £72,500 +5.45% 3
West London +4 30 £72,500 +31.82% 10
North London +15 24 £90,000 +89.47%
East London -5 14 £72,500 +7.41% 5
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 951 (65.81%) Information Security
2 894 (61.87%) CISM
3 655 (45.33%) Cybersecurity
4 607 (42.01%) CISA
5 534 (36.96%) Finance
6 485 (33.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 401 (27.75%) Firewall
8 348 (24.08%) SIEM
9 336 (23.25%) Risk Management
10 307 (21.25%) GDPR
11 306 (21.18%) Degree
12 265 (18.34%) Management Information System
13 251 (17.37%) Security Architecture
14 242 (16.75%) Penetration Testing
15 221 (15.29%) CEH
15 221 (15.29%) Vulnerability Management
16 218 (15.09%) Windows
17 203 (14.05%) Data Protection
18 198 (13.70%) Security Operations
19 194 (13.43%) PCI DSS
20 188 (13.01%) Linux
21 183 (12.66%) Network Security
22 181 (12.53%) ITIL
23 179 (12.39%) SANS
24 167 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
25 153 (10.59%) GIAC
26 149 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
26 149 (10.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
27 148 (10.24%) Incident Management
28 141 (9.76%) Analytical Skills

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 38 (2.63%) IIS
2 27 (1.87%) Apache
3 20 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.62%) Apache Pig
5 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.21%) Confluence
8 3 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.069%) CMS
10 1 (0.069%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.069%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.35%) Stata
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.35%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.35%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.069%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.35%) Office 365
4 26 (1.80%) SaaS
5 25 (1.73%) Mimecast
6 19 (1.31%) IaaS
6 19 (1.31%) PaaS
7 15 (1.04%) OneDrive
8 12 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 401 (27.75%) Firewall
2 183 (12.66%) Network Security
3 123 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 92 (6.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 48 (3.32%) Internet
6 41 (2.84%) DNS
6 41 (2.84%) VPN
7 35 (2.42%) DHCP
7 35 (2.42%) WAN
8 34 (2.35%) Wireless
9 32 (2.21%) Sourcefire
10 29 (2.01%) LAN
11 28 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (1.73%) BGP
12 25 (1.73%) OSPF
13 20 (1.38%) HTTP
14 18 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (1.18%) BIG-IP
15 17 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (1.18%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.53%) Big Data
2 36 (2.49%) Hadoop
3 32 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 13 (0.90%) MySQL
5 12 (0.83%) Blockchain
6 9 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 5 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.35%) QlikView
7 5 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.35%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.069%) dBASE
9 1 (0.069%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (0.83%) Burp Suite
1 12 (0.83%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.76%) JIRA
3 9 (0.62%) AppScan
4 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (0.48%) Bitbucket
5 7 (0.48%) CodeSonar
5 7 (0.48%) git-flow
5 7 (0.48%) Robot Framework
5 7 (0.48%) Selenium
6 3 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.14%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.14%) WebScarab
8 1 (0.069%) Gradle
8 1 (0.069%) Redmine
8 1 (0.069%) Subversion
8 1 (0.069%) TeamCity
General
1 534 (36.96%) Finance
2 112 (7.75%) Legal
3 109 (7.54%) Banking
4 54 (3.74%) Retail
5 49 (3.39%) Law
6 26 (1.80%) Games
7 25 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.59%) Marketing
10 19 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.97%) Billing
12 10 (0.69%) Advertising
13 9 (0.62%) Private Banking
14 8 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.28%) Back Office
18 4 (0.28%) Local Government
18 4 (0.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 262 (18.13%) Security Manager
2 261 (18.06%) Analyst
3 224 (15.50%) Security Analyst
4 177 (12.25%) Security Engineer
5 172 (11.90%) Consultant
6 163 (11.28%) Architect
7 155 (10.73%) Security Architect
8 138 (9.55%) Security Consultant
9 114 (7.89%) Information Manager
9 114 (7.89%) Information Security Manager
10 97 (6.71%) Information Analyst
10 97 (6.71%) Information Security Analyst
11 88 (6.09%) Security Officer
12 87 (6.02%) IT Manager
13 71 (4.91%) Information Security Officer
14 67 (4.64%) Security Specialist
15 66 (4.57%) Information Officer
16 64 (4.43%) Cybersecurity Manager
17 59 (4.08%) IT Security Manager
18 58 (4.01%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.38%) .NET
1 20 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (1.25%) SailPoint
2 18 (1.25%) Web Services
3 12 (0.83%) PCRE
3 12 (0.83%) Regular Expression
4 11 (0.76%) Java EE
4 11 (0.76%) SOAP
5 9 (0.62%) LAMP
5 9 (0.62%) MSMQ
5 9 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (0.55%) REST
6 8 (0.55%) STL
7 7 (0.48%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.48%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.48%) Django
7 7 (0.48%) Node.js
7 7 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (0.48%) Spring MVC
8 6 (0.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 265 (18.34%) Management Information System
2 141 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 80 (5.54%) Data Protection Act
5 77 (5.33%) Fintech
6 64 (4.43%) Cyberthreat
7 48 (3.32%) PKI
8 37 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 33 (2.28%) Data Centre
10 27 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
11 25 (1.73%) Cyber Defence
12 23 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 20 (1.38%) Cyberattack
14 19 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.18%) CESG
16 16 (1.11%) Blog
17 11 (0.76%) Mainframe
17 11 (0.76%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 9 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 218 (15.09%) Windows
2 188 (13.01%) Linux
3 73 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 68 (4.71%) Unix
5 36 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.01%) Mac OS X
7 25 (1.73%) Kali Linux
8 16 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.04%) Android
9 15 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.76%) CentOS
12 10 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.55%) AIX
14 7 (0.48%) Debian
15 5 (0.35%) VMS
15 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.28%) HPUX
16 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 951 (65.81%) Information Security
2 655 (45.33%) Cybersecurity
3 348 (24.08%) SIEM
4 336 (23.25%) Risk Management
5 251 (17.37%) Security Architecture
6 242 (16.75%) Penetration Testing
7 221 (15.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 203 (14.05%) Data Protection
9 198 (13.70%) Security Operations
10 181 (12.53%) ITIL
11 149 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
11 149 (10.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 148 (10.24%) Incident Management
13 133 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 131 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
15 126 (8.72%) Risk Assessment
16 115 (7.96%) Security Management
17 109 (7.54%) Data Loss Prevention
18 104 (7.20%) Identity Access Management
19 100 (6.92%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 71 (4.91%) Python
2 52 (3.60%) Bash Shell
3 46 (3.18%) PowerShell
4 44 (3.04%) C
5 38 (2.63%) Java
6 35 (2.42%) Ruby
7 30 (2.08%) C#
8 27 (1.87%) Perl
9 24 (1.66%) C++
10 20 (1.38%) SQL
11 16 (1.11%) Korn
12 15 (1.04%) Bourne shell
12 15 (1.04%) JavaScript
13 13 (0.90%) PHP
14 8 (0.55%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.35%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.28%) BeanShell
16 4 (0.28%) Go
17 1 (0.069%) VB
Qualifications
1 894 (61.87%) CISM
2 607 (42.01%) CISA
3 306 (21.18%) Degree
4 221 (15.29%) CEH
5 179 (12.39%) SANS
6 167 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
7 153 (10.59%) GIAC
8 134 (9.27%) CRISC
9 98 (6.78%) CompTIA Security+
10 97 (6.71%) CCNA
11 82 (5.67%) SSCP
12 71 (4.91%) OSCP
13 49 (3.39%) CLAS
13 49 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
13 49 (3.39%) Security Cleared
14 48 (3.32%) CCNP
14 48 (3.32%) GCIH
15 46 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (3.04%) CREST Certified
16 44 (3.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (33.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 307 (21.25%) GDPR
3 194 (13.43%) PCI DSS
4 130 (9.00%) COBIT
5 74 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 70 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 48 (3.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (1.04%) HIPAA
10 14 (0.97%) QA
11 13 (0.90%) MiFID
11 13 (0.90%) NIST 800
12 11 (0.76%) COSO
12 11 (0.76%) GPG13
12 11 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 10 (0.69%) ISO 22301
13 10 (0.69%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
15 6 (0.42%) GCP
15 6 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.84%) Snort
3 24 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.38%) HDFS
5 15 (1.04%) XenServer
6 10 (0.69%) Docker
6 10 (0.69%) vSphere
7 6 (0.42%) pfSense
8 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.069%) NFS
10 1 (0.069%) Samba
10 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.069%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 57 (3.94%) Nessus
2 28 (1.94%) Suricata
3 27 (1.87%) CASB
4 17 (1.18%) Core Impact
5 16 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
6 14 (0.97%) OpenVAS
7 12 (0.83%) QRadar
8 10 (0.69%) Ansible
8 10 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (0.69%) Puppet
9 7 (0.48%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.48%) RSA enVision
9 7 (0.48%) Salt
10 6 (0.42%) OSSEC
10 6 (0.42%) SCCM
10 6 (0.42%) SCOM
10 6 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.35%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 119 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 115 (7.96%) Cisco
3 63 (4.36%) Palo Alto
4 55 (3.81%) CheckPoint
4 55 (3.81%) F5
5 41 (2.84%) Sophos
6 36 (2.49%) Fortinet
6 36 (2.49%) Symantec
7 31 (2.15%) McAfee
7 31 (2.15%) Qualys
8 30 (2.08%) Juniper
9 29 (2.01%) Blue Coat
9 29 (2.01%) HP
10 25 (1.73%) Apple
10 25 (1.73%) VMware
11 24 (1.66%) Splunk
12 23 (1.59%) Imperva
13 22 (1.52%) TippingPoint
14 21 (1.45%) Forcepoint
15 20 (1.38%) FireEye