Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 145 148
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 38 31 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.46% 1.06% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 3.16% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 54
Reading median annual salary £58,000 £70,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +24.44% +2.27%
10th Percentile £37,350 £38,700 £36,975
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -8.33%

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 752 981 1,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 28.97% 33.64% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 581 636 1,250
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% +0.50% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 23 (60.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (57.89%) Information Security
3 21 (55.26%) CISM
4 14 (36.84%) Finance
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco
5 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
6 11 (28.95%) Firewall
7 10 (26.32%) CISA
8 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
8 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.68%) Juniper
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) CCSA
8 9 (23.68%) Degree
8 9 (23.68%) Presales
8 9 (23.68%) SANS
8 9 (23.68%) GDPR
9 8 (21.05%) Security Architecture
9 8 (21.05%) SIEM
9 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
10 7 (18.42%) Remediation Plan
10 7 (18.42%) Security Operations
11 6 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (15.79%) Digital Economy
11 6 (15.79%) Cyber Resilience
11 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
11 6 (15.79%) GIAC
11 6 (15.79%) Information Security Management

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 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (10.53%) DMVPN
3 4 (10.53%) FWSM
3 4 (10.53%) IPsec
3 4 (10.53%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.79%) Digital Economy
3 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Games
4 4 (10.53%) Legal
4 4 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Consultant
1 11 (28.95%) Security Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Head of Security
3 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Radar Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) SIEM Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) SIEM Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Security Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Audit Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Information Security
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Presales
3 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.05%) Security Architecture
3 8 (21.05%) SIEM
4 7 (18.42%) Remediation Plan
4 7 (18.42%) Security Operations
5 6 (15.79%) Cyber Resilience
5 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (15.79%) Information Security Management
5 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Security Management
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Network Packet Capture
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) CISM
2 10 (26.32%) CISA
3 9 (23.68%) CCSA
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) SANS
4 6 (15.79%) GIAC
5 5 (13.16%) CCSE
5 5 (13.16%) CEH
5 5 (13.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (13.16%) JNCIA
5 5 (13.16%) JNCIE
5 5 (13.16%) OSCP
6 4 (10.53%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (10.53%) PCI QSA
7 3 (7.89%) GWAPT
8 2 (5.26%) GCIH
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (60.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
3 9 (23.68%) GDPR
4 3 (7.89%) COBIT
4 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
4 3 (7.89%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
6 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.63%) NIST 800
6 1 (2.63%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Juniper STRM
1 4 (10.53%) Nessus
1 4 (10.53%) Nmap
1 4 (10.53%) QRadar
1 4 (10.53%) RSA enVision
1 4 (10.53%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
2 9 (23.68%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
3 5 (13.16%) Crossbeam
3 5 (13.16%) F5
3 5 (13.16%) McAfee
3 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
4 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 4 (10.53%) LogRhythm
4 4 (10.53%) NetWitness
4 4 (10.53%) Qualys
4 4 (10.53%) Splunk
4 4 (10.53%) Sun
5 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.26%) Capita
7 1 (2.63%) BT
7 1 (2.63%) Huawei
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) NEC