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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 184 225
Rank change year-on-year -36 +41  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 183 336 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 1.73% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 5.54% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 138 292 235
Median salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% +0.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,100 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 4079 6069 6709
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.59% 31.21% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3327 4915 5044
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £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 April 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 April 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 -13 68 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Surrey -8 40 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Hampshire +36 32 £60,000 - 3
Kent -1 19 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 16 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Oxfordshire +2 14 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Middlesex +9 3 £52,500 -30.00%
East Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 180 (51.72%) Information Security
2 167 (47.99%) CISM
3 125 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 115 (33.05%) Cybersecurity
5 111 (31.90%) CISA
6 102 (29.31%) Windows
7 99 (28.45%) SIEM
8 92 (26.44%) PCI DSS
9 91 (26.15%) Active Directory
10 82 (23.56%) ITIL
11 79 (22.70%) Linux
12 78 (22.41%) Firewall
13 76 (21.84%) CEH
14 72 (20.69%) Analytics
15 66 (18.97%) Degree
16 63 (18.10%) Security Operations
17 57 (16.38%) Management Information System
18 55 (15.80%) SQL Server
19 54 (15.52%) Risk Management
20 52 (14.94%) TCP/IP
21 51 (14.66%) Project Management
21 51 (14.66%) Finance
22 50 (14.37%) Windows Server
23 49 (14.08%) Microsoft
24 47 (13.51%) SQL
24 47 (13.51%) SANS
25 46 (13.22%) Security Management
25 46 (13.22%) Elasticsearch
26 45 (12.93%) Intrusion Detection
27 44 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Co-occurring 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 46 (13.22%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (5.46%) IIS
3 6 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.15%) Apache
4 4 (1.15%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.30%) SaaS
3 5 (1.44%) IaaS
4 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.57%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.57%) G Suite
5 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.57%) Office 365
5 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.41%) Firewall
2 52 (14.94%) TCP/IP
3 45 (12.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (11.49%) Network Security
5 23 (6.61%) HTTP
6 17 (4.89%) HTTPS
7 10 (2.87%) LAN
7 10 (2.87%) WAN
8 7 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.01%) Kerberos
8 7 (2.01%) SSL
8 7 (2.01%) WebEx
9 6 (1.72%) DNS
9 6 (1.72%) SSH
9 6 (1.72%) VPN
10 5 (1.44%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (1.44%) Wireless
11 4 (1.15%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (1.15%) Internet
11 4 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.47%) Big Data
3 23 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.16%) InfluxDB
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.57%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.57%) DB2
6 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.57%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.57%) MySQL
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.15%) JIRA
3 2 (0.57%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (14.66%) Finance
2 30 (8.62%) German Language
3 26 (7.47%) French Language
3 26 (7.47%) Games
4 22 (6.32%) Spanish Language
5 17 (4.89%) Dutch Language
5 17 (4.89%) Italian Language
5 17 (4.89%) Legal
6 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.72%) Military
9 4 (1.15%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.86%) Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.86%) Retail
11 2 (0.57%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (29.60%) Analyst
2 83 (23.85%) Security Analyst
3 52 (14.94%) Consultant
4 42 (12.07%) Security Engineer
5 41 (11.78%) Information Analyst
5 41 (11.78%) Information Security Analyst
5 41 (11.78%) Security Consultant
6 34 (9.77%) Support Engineer
7 31 (8.91%) Security Manager
8 30 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
8 30 (8.62%) Senior Security Analyst
9 24 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 23 (6.61%) IT Engineer
10 23 (6.61%) IT Security Engineer
10 23 (6.61%) Security Support Engineer
11 22 (6.32%) Architect
12 21 (6.03%) Security Architect
13 19 (5.46%) Applications Support
13 19 (5.46%) Senior Information Analyst
13 19 (5.46%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.02%) .NET
1 14 (4.02%) ZeroMQ
2 13 (3.74%) 802.1X
3 12 (3.45%) JSON
4 10 (2.87%) Web Services
5 9 (2.59%) Regular Expression
5 9 (2.59%) SailPoint
6 4 (1.15%) OAuth
6 4 (1.15%) RESTful
7 2 (0.57%) JCE
8 1 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.29%) Middleware
8 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.38%) Management Information System
2 41 (11.78%) Computer Science
3 40 (11.49%) Cyberthreat
4 27 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.46%) Cyber Attack
6 18 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (4.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 13 (3.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (3.16%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.30%) CESG
11 7 (2.01%) PKI
12 5 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.44%) Fintech
12 5 (1.44%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.15%) Freedom of Information Act
13 4 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.86%) iPad
14 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 102 (29.31%) Windows
2 79 (22.70%) Linux
3 50 (14.37%) Windows Server
4 35 (10.06%) CentOS
5 25 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.90%) Unix
7 19 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.15%) Windows NT
8 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.57%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (51.72%) Information Security
2 115 (33.05%) Cybersecurity
3 99 (28.45%) SIEM
4 82 (23.56%) ITIL
5 72 (20.69%) Analytics
6 63 (18.10%) Security Operations
7 54 (15.52%) Risk Management
8 51 (14.66%) Project Management
9 46 (13.22%) Security Management
10 44 (12.64%) Mentoring
10 44 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 40 (11.49%) Data Protection
11 40 (11.49%) Presales
12 36 (10.34%) Security Architecture
13 30 (8.62%) Security Monitoring
14 27 (7.76%) ISMS
15 26 (7.47%) Incident Management
16 25 (7.18%) Information Assurance
16 25 (7.18%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (7.18%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.51%) SQL
2 21 (6.03%) Java
3 18 (5.17%) C
4 10 (2.87%) Python
5 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.57%) C++
7 2 (0.57%) Perl
7 2 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) C#
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (47.99%) CISM
2 111 (31.90%) CISA
3 76 (21.84%) CEH
4 66 (18.97%) Degree
5 47 (13.51%) SANS
6 38 (10.92%) GCIA
7 35 (10.06%) Security Cleared
8 26 (7.47%) SC Cleared
9 25 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (7.18%) CompTIA Security+
9 25 (7.18%) Security+ Certification
10 17 (4.89%) CLAS
10 17 (4.89%) GCIH
11 15 (4.31%) IISP
12 12 (3.45%) CCNA
12 12 (3.45%) MCSE
12 12 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (3.16%) GIAC
13 11 (3.16%) ISSAP
14 10 (2.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (26.44%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.33%) COBIT
4 21 (6.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (4.89%) GDPR
7 16 (4.60%) ISO27002
8 11 (3.16%) SLA
9 9 (2.59%) ISO 9000
10 8 (2.30%) SSAE 16
11 7 (2.01%) ISO 9001
12 5 (1.44%) GPG13
12 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (1.44%) JSP 440
13 4 (1.15%) ISO27005
14 3 (0.86%) COSO
14 3 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.57%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.57%) PA-DSS
15 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 91 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.15%) Samba
3 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) HDFS
4 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.57%) Xen
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (6.32%) Grafana
2 10 (2.87%) Endace
2 10 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (2.01%) Nessus
5 6 (1.72%) Kibana
6 5 (1.44%) Graphite
6 5 (1.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.44%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.44%) SCCM
7 4 (1.15%) EnCase
7 4 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.86%) FTK
8 3 (0.86%) Nagios
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.57%) Ansible
9 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.57%) Puppet
9 2 (0.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 49 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.77%) Cisco
3 27 (7.76%) LogRhythm
4 26 (7.47%) Oracle
5 22 (6.32%) CheckPoint
6 20 (5.75%) Juniper
7 16 (4.60%) Google
8 14 (4.02%) Apple
9 12 (3.45%) Sun
9 12 (3.45%) VMware
10 11 (3.16%) Fortinet
10 11 (3.16%) Intel Security
10 11 (3.16%) Palo Alto
11 10 (2.87%) Blue Coat
11 10 (2.87%) Symantec
12 9 (2.59%) Fujitsu
12 9 (2.59%) Splunk
13 6 (1.72%) Tufin
14 5 (1.44%) F5
14 5 (1.44%) WatchGuard
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