Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 104 139
Rank change year-on-year 0 +35 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 37 94 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.61% 2.71% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 7.90% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 57
Reading median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +22.22% -7.69%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,500 £95,000 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09% -2.65%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 788 1190 1617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.26% 34.24% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 622 830 1182
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,050 £27,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +3.26%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Reading

CISSP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Reading.

Salary trend for CISSP in Reading

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Reading over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 24 (64.86%) Information Security
2 20 (54.05%) CISM
3 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (43.24%) Security Architecture
4 16 (43.24%) Linux
5 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
6 13 (35.14%) Finance
6 13 (35.14%) ITIL
7 12 (32.43%) Cisco
7 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
7 12 (32.43%) Degree
7 12 (32.43%) SIEM
7 12 (32.43%) Digital Economy
8 11 (29.73%) Presales
8 11 (29.73%) CISA
9 10 (27.03%) Regulatory Compliance
10 9 (24.32%) Threat Modelling
10 9 (24.32%) NetWitness
10 9 (24.32%) Splunk
10 9 (24.32%) FWSM
10 9 (24.32%) DMVPN
10 9 (24.32%) Nessus
10 9 (24.32%) IPsec
10 9 (24.32%) Project Planning
10 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (24.32%) Nmap
10 9 (24.32%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (24.32%) Use Case

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (24.32%) DMVPN
2 9 (24.32%) FWSM
2 9 (24.32%) IPsec
2 9 (24.32%) SSL
2 9 (24.32%) VPN
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) FCoE
4 3 (8.11%) SNMP
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) Redmine
2 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Digital Economy
3 9 (24.32%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Consultant
2 14 (37.84%) Security Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (24.32%) SIEM Consultant
4 9 (24.32%) Splunk Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) System Design Authority
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Head of Security
7 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (5.41%) Cybercrime
2 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Unix
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Information Security
2 16 (43.24%) Security Architecture
3 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
4 13 (35.14%) ITIL
5 12 (32.43%) SIEM
6 11 (29.73%) Presales
7 10 (27.03%) Regulatory Compliance
8 9 (24.32%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Project Planning
8 9 (24.32%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (24.32%) Use Case
8 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
10 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
10 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
11 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.81%) Service Management
12 3 (8.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.11%) C
1 3 (8.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) CISM
2 12 (32.43%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) CISA
4 6 (16.22%) SANS
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) SSCP
6 3 (8.11%) CCSA
6 3 (8.11%) CCSE
6 3 (8.11%) CEH
6 3 (8.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) GIAC
6 3 (8.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.11%) JNCIE
6 3 (8.11%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (8.11%) OSCP
6 3 (8.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.11%) SLA
4 2 (5.41%) BS7799
4 2 (5.41%) GDPR
5 1 (2.70%) COBIT
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.70%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.70%) RMADS
5 1 (2.70%) SSAE 16
5 1 (2.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) NFS
1 3 (8.11%) Samba
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (8.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Nessus
1 9 (24.32%) Nmap
2 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) NetWitness
2 9 (24.32%) Qualys
2 9 (24.32%) Splunk
3 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Crossbeam
3 3 (8.11%) EMC
3 3 (8.11%) F5
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
3 3 (8.11%) McAfee
3 3 (8.11%) NetApp
3 3 (8.11%) Remedy
3 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
3 3 (8.11%) Sourcefire
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com