Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 106 132
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 +41
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 31 101 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.27% 2.79% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 7.81% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 67 58
Reading median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +50.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £95,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +15.79%

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 805 1293 1674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.09% 35.69% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 602 958 1088
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £23,775 £28,088 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £73,750
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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 23 (74.19%) Information Security
2 16 (51.61%) CISM
2 16 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (45.16%) Security Architecture
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) Firewall
5 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
5 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
5 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
6 10 (32.26%) CISA
7 9 (29.03%) ITIL
7 9 (29.03%) Regulatory Compliance
7 9 (29.03%) Digital Economy
8 7 (22.58%) Service Management
8 7 (22.58%) Unix
8 7 (22.58%) SIEM
8 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
9 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) Security Management
9 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (19.35%) Presales
10 5 (16.13%) NetWitness
10 5 (16.13%) Threat Modelling
10 5 (16.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 5 (16.13%) IPsec
10 5 (16.13%) Legal
10 5 (16.13%) Migration

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (16.13%) DMVPN
3 5 (16.13%) FWSM
3 5 (16.13%) IPsec
3 5 (16.13%) Network Security
3 5 (16.13%) SSL
3 5 (16.13%) VPN
4 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 3 (9.68%) FCoE
5 3 (9.68%) SNMP
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
1 3 (9.68%) Redmine
2 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (29.03%) Digital Economy
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Consultant
2 12 (38.71%) Security Consultant
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) SIEM Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Splunk Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) System Design Authority
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.90%) Cybercrime
1 4 (12.90%) Internet of Things
2 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Information Security
2 14 (45.16%) Security Architecture
3 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
3 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Regulatory Compliance
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 7 (22.58%) Service Management
5 7 (22.58%) SIEM
6 6 (19.35%) Presales
6 6 (19.35%) Security Management
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
7 5 (16.13%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) Use Case
7 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
1 3 (9.68%) C
1 3 (9.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) CISM
2 10 (32.26%) CISA
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 4 (12.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (12.90%) SSCP
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) GIAC
5 3 (9.68%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.68%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (9.68%) SANS
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (6.45%) CEH
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.90%) SSAE 16
4 3 (9.68%) SLA
5 2 (6.45%) BS7799
5 2 (6.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) NFS
1 3 (9.68%) Samba
1 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (9.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Nessus
1 5 (16.13%) Nmap
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Nagios
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) NetWitness
2 5 (16.13%) Qualys
2 5 (16.13%) Splunk
3 3 (9.68%) EMC
3 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
3 3 (9.68%) NetApp
3 3 (9.68%) Remedy
3 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire