CISSP Jobs in the South East

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 295 236 248
Rank change year-on-year -59 +12 -15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 109 142 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 1.07% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 2.68% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 76 89 193
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,200 £46,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £48,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £91,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

CISSP falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the South East.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,015 5,307 7,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 32.27% 39.98% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,647 2,430 3,174
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,800 £29,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £51,425 £50,845
Median % change year-on-year +0.15% +1.14% +1.69%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in the South East.

Salary trend for CISSP in the South East

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the South East over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 6 months to 12 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Thames Valley +1 49 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Berkshire +3 25 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Hampshire -45 20 £40,000 -23.81% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 17 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey -23 15 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Kent -31 11 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Oxfordshire -5 7 £80,000 +60.00%
West Sussex +10 4 - - 4
Sussex - 2 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
East Sussex +13 1 £55,000 +7.84% 4
CISSP
England

CISSP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (42.20%) Azure
2 31 (28.44%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (12.84%) Azure Sentinel
4 13 (11.93%) AWS
5 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.67%) GCP
7 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Purview
7 2 (1.83%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.92%) Entra ID
8 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.19%) Firewall
2 25 (22.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (15.60%) Network Security
4 6 (5.50%) VPN
5 5 (4.59%) Internet
6 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.83%) VoIP
7 1 (0.92%) BGP
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.92%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.92%) IPsec
7 1 (0.92%) MPLS
7 1 (0.92%) OSPF
7 1 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.92%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.92%) SSL
7 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 39 (35.78%) Finance
2 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.43%) Social Skills
3 9 (8.26%) Public Sector
3 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.59%) Legal
5 4 (3.67%) Retail
6 2 (1.83%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Games
7 1 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) Security Manager
2 18 (16.51%) SOC Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Consultant
3 16 (14.68%) IT Manager
3 16 (14.68%) Security Consultant
4 13 (11.93%) Architect
4 13 (11.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 13 (11.93%) Security Architect
5 12 (11.01%) Security Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) Senior
6 10 (9.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 10 (9.17%) Security Assurance Manager
7 7 (6.42%) Lead
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Information Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) Web Services
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (40.37%) Management Information System
2 26 (23.85%) Cyber Threat
3 21 (19.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (14.68%) Security Posture
5 15 (13.76%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (11.93%) Client/Server
7 7 (6.42%) Data Centre
8 6 (5.50%) Cyber Security Posture
9 5 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (2.75%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.83%) Cyberattack
11 2 (1.83%) Operational Technology
12 1 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.92%) Cloud Security Posture
12 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.92%) PKI
12 1 (0.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Kali Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.22%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (40.37%) Risk Management
3 40 (36.70%) Incident Response
3 40 (36.70%) Security Operations
4 38 (34.86%) Information Security
5 37 (33.94%) Computer Science
6 36 (33.03%) SIEM
7 27 (24.77%) Security Management
8 24 (22.02%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (16.51%) Application Security
9 18 (16.51%) ITIL
9 18 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (13.76%) OWASP
11 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
12 14 (12.84%) Security Architecture
13 13 (11.93%) Information Assurance
13 13 (11.93%) Security Monitoring
14 12 (11.01%) Identity Access Management
14 12 (11.01%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.59%) Python
2 2 (1.83%) C#
2 2 (1.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (54.13%) Degree
2 41 (37.61%) CISM
3 23 (21.10%) CompTIA Security+
3 23 (21.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
6 16 (14.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 15 (13.76%) CCSP
8 13 (11.93%) CRISC
8 13 (11.93%) GIAC
9 12 (11.01%) CISA
10 11 (10.09%) Azure Certification
10 11 (10.09%) PMI Certification
10 11 (10.09%) PMP
10 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
11 10 (9.17%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (7.34%) CCSK
12 8 (7.34%) GPEN
13 7 (6.42%) CEH
13 7 (6.42%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (40.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (38.53%) NIST
3 23 (21.10%) GRC
4 19 (17.43%) GDPR
5 15 (13.76%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (12.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (11.93%) PCI DSS
8 11 (10.09%) NIST 800
9 8 (7.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (5.50%) NCSC
11 4 (3.67%) JSP 440
11 4 (3.67%) RMADS
12 1 (0.92%) COBIT
12 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.92%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (5.50%) Nessus
2 5 (4.59%) Suricata
3 1 (0.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 42 (38.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Cisco
3 7 (6.42%) Splunk
4 6 (5.50%) Juniper
4 6 (5.50%) Palo Alto
4 6 (5.50%) Qualys
5 4 (3.67%) Darktrace
6 1 (0.92%) Aruba
6 1 (0.92%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.92%) F5
6 1 (0.92%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.92%) McAfee
6 1 (0.92%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.92%) Tripwire
6 1 (0.92%) VMware
6 1 (0.92%) Zscaler