The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South East
Rank 230 191 230
Rank change year-on-year -39 +39  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 165 325 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.69% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 5.40% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 131 278 210
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4150 6022 6632
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.84% 31.24% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3368 4869 5053
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,951 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -22 62 £61,500 +11.81% 10
Hampshire +31 35 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey 0 29 £55,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +36 23 £55,000 -12.00% 4
Kent +8 16 £45,000 -14.28%
Oxfordshire -14 8 £62,500 +4.16% 2
East Sussex +9 5 £60,000 -25.00%
Middlesex +4 1 £72,500 +3.57%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 166 (50.00%) CISM
2 160 (48.19%) Information Security
3 114 (34.34%) CISA
4 111 (33.43%) Cybersecurity
5 107 (32.23%) SIEM
6 103 (31.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 94 (28.31%) Active Directory
8 92 (27.71%) Windows
9 82 (24.70%) Firewall
9 82 (24.70%) CEH
10 74 (22.29%) PCI DSS
11 70 (21.08%) Security Operations
12 69 (20.78%) ITIL
12 69 (20.78%) Linux
13 65 (19.58%) Analytics
14 58 (17.47%) Management Information System
14 58 (17.47%) Intrusion Detection
15 57 (17.17%) TCP/IP
15 57 (17.17%) SANS
16 54 (16.27%) SQL
17 53 (15.96%) SQL Server
18 51 (15.36%) Degree
19 50 (15.06%) Project Management
20 49 (14.76%) Risk Management
21 47 (14.16%) Microsoft
22 45 (13.55%) Finance
22 45 (13.55%) Windows Server
23 43 (12.95%) Security Management
24 42 (12.65%) GCIA
24 42 (12.65%) Elasticsearch

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 42 (12.65%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (6.93%) IIS
3 11 (3.31%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.71%) Apache
4 9 (2.71%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.31%) MS Excel
1 11 (3.31%) MS Office
2 9 (2.71%) MS Project
2 9 (2.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.11%) IaaS
3 6 (1.81%) SaaS
4 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.60%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.60%) G Suite
5 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.60%) Office 365
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (24.70%) Firewall
2 58 (17.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 57 (17.17%) TCP/IP
4 39 (11.75%) Network Security
5 32 (9.64%) HTTP
6 22 (6.63%) HTTPS
7 13 (3.92%) LAN
7 13 (3.92%) WAN
8 12 (3.61%) DNS
9 11 (3.31%) SSL
10 10 (3.01%) SSH
11 6 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.81%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.51%) VPN
12 5 (1.51%) Wireless
13 4 (1.20%) Internet
13 4 (1.20%) LDAP
13 4 (1.20%) WebEx
13 4 (1.20%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.23%) Big Data
3 23 (6.93%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.31%) InfluxDB
5 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.60%) DB2
6 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.60%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.60%) MySQL
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 45 (13.55%) Finance
2 35 (10.54%) German Language
3 31 (9.34%) French Language
4 26 (7.83%) Spanish Language
5 22 (6.63%) Legal
6 20 (6.02%) Games
7 17 (5.12%) Dutch Language
7 17 (5.12%) Italian Language
8 14 (4.22%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.71%) Portuguese Language
10 7 (2.11%) Marketing
11 5 (1.51%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.90%) Military
14 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.60%) Electronics
15 1 (0.30%) Banking
15 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (29.82%) Analyst
2 73 (21.99%) Security Analyst
3 46 (13.86%) Security Engineer
4 36 (10.84%) Consultant
4 36 (10.84%) Security Manager
4 36 (10.84%) Support Engineer
5 30 (9.04%) Information Analyst
5 30 (9.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 28 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
7 27 (8.13%) Security Consultant
8 26 (7.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 26 (7.83%) Senior Security Analyst
9 25 (7.53%) Security Support Engineer
10 21 (6.33%) Architect
10 21 (6.33%) SOC Analyst
11 20 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 20 (6.02%) IT Engineer
11 20 (6.02%) IT Security Engineer
11 20 (6.02%) SIEM Analyst
12 19 (5.72%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.22%) .NET
1 14 (4.22%) ZeroMQ
2 12 (3.61%) JSON
3 11 (3.31%) 802.1X
3 11 (3.31%) Web Services
4 9 (2.71%) Regular Expression
5 8 (2.41%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.90%) OAuth
6 3 (0.90%) RESTful
7 2 (0.60%) JCE
8 1 (0.30%) Middleware
8 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.47%) Management Information System
2 37 (11.14%) Computer Science
3 35 (10.54%) Cyberthreat
4 30 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.23%) Cyber Attack
6 22 (6.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 20 (6.02%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (3.31%) PKI
9 9 (2.71%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.41%) CESG
10 8 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (2.41%) Fintech
10 8 (2.41%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.51%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (1.51%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
12 4 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.90%) iPad
14 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (27.71%) Windows
2 69 (20.78%) Linux
3 45 (13.55%) Windows Server
4 35 (10.54%) CentOS
5 29 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (8.13%) Unix
7 18 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.01%) Mac OS
9 9 (2.71%) Windows NT
9 9 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) NetWare
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (48.19%) Information Security
2 111 (33.43%) Cybersecurity
3 107 (32.23%) SIEM
4 70 (21.08%) Security Operations
5 69 (20.78%) ITIL
6 65 (19.58%) Analytics
7 50 (15.06%) Project Management
8 49 (14.76%) Risk Management
9 43 (12.95%) Security Management
10 42 (12.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 35 (10.54%) Penetration Testing
11 35 (10.54%) Presales
12 34 (10.24%) Mentoring
12 34 (10.24%) Security Monitoring
13 33 (9.94%) Data Protection
14 31 (9.34%) ISMS
15 27 (8.13%) OWASP
16 25 (7.53%) Information Security Management
17 23 (6.93%) Incident Management
18 22 (6.63%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.27%) SQL
2 21 (6.33%) Java
3 18 (5.42%) C
4 10 (3.01%) Python
5 8 (2.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.60%) C++
7 2 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 166 (50.00%) CISM
2 114 (34.34%) CISA
3 82 (24.70%) CEH
4 57 (17.17%) SANS
5 51 (15.36%) Degree
6 42 (12.65%) GCIA
7 39 (11.75%) Security Cleared
8 32 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (8.73%) CompTIA Security+
9 29 (8.73%) SC Cleared
9 29 (8.73%) Security+ Certification
10 21 (6.33%) CCNA
11 19 (5.72%) GCIH
12 16 (4.82%) ISSAP
13 15 (4.52%) MCSE
13 15 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (4.22%) DV Cleared
14 14 (4.22%) IISP
15 13 (3.92%) CLAS
16 12 (3.61%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (31.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (22.29%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.73%) COBIT
4 17 (5.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (4.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (4.52%) ISO27002
7 12 (3.61%) GDPR
7 12 (3.61%) SLA
8 8 (2.41%) ISO 9000
9 5 (1.51%) ISO 9001
9 5 (1.51%) JSP 440
10 4 (1.20%) GPG13
11 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.60%) COSO
12 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.30%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.30%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.30%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.30%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 94 (28.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.41%) Samba
3 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.90%) Snort
5 2 (0.60%) HDFS
5 2 (0.60%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (6.63%) Grafana
2 12 (3.61%) Endace
3 10 (3.01%) Nessus
3 10 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (2.11%) SCCM
6 5 (1.51%) Graphite
6 5 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.51%) Kibana
7 4 (1.20%) EnCase
7 4 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.90%) FTK
8 3 (0.90%) Nagios
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.90%) QRadar
9 2 (0.60%) Ansible
9 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.43%) Cisco
3 24 (7.23%) LogRhythm
4 23 (6.93%) Oracle
5 21 (6.33%) Splunk
6 20 (6.02%) Juniper
7 19 (5.72%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.82%) Google
9 15 (4.52%) Intel Security
10 14 (4.22%) Apple
11 13 (3.92%) ArcSight
12 12 (3.61%) VMware
13 11 (3.31%) Fujitsu
14 10 (3.01%) Fortinet
14 10 (3.01%) Palo Alto
14 10 (3.01%) Symantec
15 9 (2.71%) Lotus
15 9 (2.71%) Novell
16 8 (2.41%) Dell KACE
16 8 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + PENSION, HEALTH, GYM
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-55,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £105000 - £142000 per annum + Car Allow + Big Bens + Stock
Posted: 6 days ago