Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 135 144
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 37 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.43% 1.10% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.35% 3.24% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 56
Reading median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +30.43% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,000 £73,750
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 692 925 1,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.75% 34.06% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 555 593 1,188
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -8.65% +13.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,550
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.16% -6.67% +6.06%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 26 (70.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (62.16%) CISM
2 23 (62.16%) Information Security
3 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 12 (32.43%) GIAC
4 12 (32.43%) CISA
5 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
6 10 (27.03%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (27.03%) Security Management
6 10 (27.03%) Information Security Management
6 10 (27.03%) GDPR
7 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
8 8 (21.62%) CEH
8 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
8 8 (21.62%) SANS
9 7 (18.92%) Remediation Plan
9 7 (18.92%) SABSA
9 7 (18.92%) GCIH
9 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (18.92%) CCSA
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
9 7 (18.92%) Juniper
10 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.22%) Firewall
10 6 (16.22%) SIEM
10 6 (16.22%) COBIT
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) LogRhythm

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 (10.81%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) BGP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) OSPF
3 1 (2.70%) VPLS
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.81%) Games
4 4 (10.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
1 8 (21.62%) Security Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Azure Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Information Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Radar Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Security Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) SIEM Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Information Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Security Officer
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 5 (13.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
3 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) FreeBSD
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Information Security
2 10 (27.03%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (27.03%) Information Security Management
2 10 (27.03%) Security Management
3 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) Remediation Plan
4 7 (18.92%) SABSA
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) SIEM
6 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.51%) Presales
6 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
7 4 (10.81%) ISMS
7 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) CISM
2 12 (32.43%) CISA
2 12 (32.43%) GIAC
3 8 (21.62%) CEH
3 8 (21.62%) SANS
4 7 (18.92%) CCSA
4 7 (18.92%) GCIH
5 5 (13.51%) CCNA
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (13.51%) PCI QSA
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (8.11%) Degree
7 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) CCSE
8 2 (5.41%) GWAPT
8 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
8 2 (5.41%) OSCP
8 2 (5.41%) QiCA
8 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (70.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
3 10 (27.03%) GDPR
4 6 (16.22%) COBIT
5 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (5.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.70%) NIST 800
6 1 (2.70%) PSD2
6 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Juniper STRM
1 4 (10.81%) QRadar
1 4 (10.81%) RSA enVision
1 4 (10.81%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
1 7 (18.92%) Juniper
2 5 (13.51%) LogRhythm
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Sun
4 3 (8.11%) Capita
5 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.41%) Crossbeam
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.70%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.70%) ForeScout
6 1 (2.70%) Huawei
6 1 (2.70%) NEC
6 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.70%) Nokia