Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 119 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 +3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 35 78 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.47% 2.24% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 6.52% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 63
Reading median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £39,650 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £79,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 785 1197 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.89% 34.32% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 597 807 1248
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,350 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,550
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (57.14%) Information Security
2 19 (54.29%) CISM
3 17 (48.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (45.71%) Firewall
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco
6 14 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 14 (40.00%) Finance
6 14 (40.00%) Security Architecture
7 13 (37.14%) Linux
8 12 (34.29%) ITIL
8 12 (34.29%) Degree
8 12 (34.29%) SIEM
9 11 (31.43%) Presales
9 11 (31.43%) Digital Economy
9 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
9 11 (31.43%) CISA
10 9 (25.71%) IPsec
10 9 (25.71%) Nessus
10 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (25.71%) Nmap
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (25.71%) Use Case
10 9 (25.71%) Qualys
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (25.71%) Project Planning
10 9 (25.71%) Legal
10 9 (25.71%) VPN
10 9 (25.71%) SSL
10 9 (25.71%) Regulatory Compliance

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 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (25.71%) DMVPN
2 9 (25.71%) FWSM
2 9 (25.71%) IPsec
2 9 (25.71%) SSL
2 9 (25.71%) VPN
3 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.86%) FCoE
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.86%) Redmine
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Digital Economy
3 9 (25.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
2 11 (31.43%) Security Consultant
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (25.71%) SIEM Consultant
4 9 (25.71%) Splunk Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Head of Security
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Security Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Information Security
2 14 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (34.29%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) SIEM
4 11 (31.43%) Presales
5 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Project Planning
5 9 (25.71%) Regulatory Compliance
5 9 (25.71%) Threat Modelling
5 9 (25.71%) Use Case
5 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 4 (11.43%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.57%) OWASP
9 3 (8.57%) Secure Coding
9 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) CISM
2 12 (34.29%) Degree
3 11 (31.43%) CISA
4 7 (20.00%) SANS
5 6 (17.14%) CCSA
6 5 (14.29%) CCSE
6 5 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 5 (14.29%) JNCIE
6 5 (14.29%) OSCP
7 4 (11.43%) CEH
8 3 (8.57%) GWAPT
9 2 (5.71%) CCNA
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.71%) GIAC
9 2 (5.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.71%) SSCP
10 1 (2.86%) MCSE
10 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.57%) GDPR
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 3 (8.57%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (2.86%) BS7799
4 1 (2.86%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.86%) RMADS
4 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) NFS
1 1 (2.86%) Samba
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Nessus
1 9 (25.71%) Nmap
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Juniper STRM
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) QRadar
2 1 (2.86%) RSA enVision
2 1 (2.86%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) NetWitness
2 9 (25.71%) Qualys
2 9 (25.71%) Splunk
3 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.14%) Juniper
4 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 5 (14.29%) Crossbeam
4 5 (14.29%) F5
4 5 (14.29%) McAfee
4 5 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) VMware