Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 197 227
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 494 506 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 1.62% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.38% 6.05% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 411 375 398
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +7.62%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,300 £40,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £81,625
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +6.84%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,739 8,360 10,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.56% 26.72% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,910 6,719 8,447
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +55 229 £60,000 +9.09% 21
Berkshire +20 159 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Surrey -9 111 £60,000 +14.29% 9
Hampshire +33 105 £55,000 -15.38% 9
Buckinghamshire +36 42 £60,000 -6.25% 4
Oxfordshire +44 28 £50,000 +42.86% 5
West Sussex +1 25 £45,000 -2.70% 1
East Sussex -11 23 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Kent +9 18 £60,000 - 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 South East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 292 (59.11%) Information Security
2 262 (53.04%) CISM
3 223 (45.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 202 (40.89%) Cybersecurity
5 152 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 145 (29.35%) CISA
7 132 (26.72%) CEH
8 114 (23.08%) SIEM
9 110 (22.27%) Firewall
10 108 (21.86%) ITIL
11 101 (20.45%) Network Security
12 100 (20.24%) Finance
13 99 (20.04%) Risk Management
14 97 (19.64%) Linux
15 89 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
16 88 (17.81%) SSCP
17 85 (17.21%) Degree
18 84 (17.00%) PCI DSS
19 77 (15.59%) Windows
20 71 (14.37%) Vulnerability Management
21 68 (13.77%) Data Protection
22 66 (13.36%) Security Operations
23 60 (12.15%) GDPR
24 59 (11.94%) Microsoft
25 56 (11.34%) Security Cleared
26 54 (10.93%) SANS
26 54 (10.93%) CRISC
27 52 (10.53%) Security Architecture
28 51 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
29 49 (9.92%) TOGAF

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 6 (1.21%) ExpressionEngine
1 6 (1.21%) IIS
1 6 (1.21%) WordPress
2 5 (1.01%) Apache
3 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.81%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.44%) SaaS
4 13 (2.63%) IaaS
5 9 (1.82%) Office 365
6 6 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.61%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 110 (22.27%) Firewall
2 101 (20.45%) Network Security
3 43 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.06%) Internet
5 21 (4.25%) VPN
6 20 (4.05%) LAN
6 20 (4.05%) WAN
7 19 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (3.44%) SCCP
9 16 (3.24%) SSL
10 15 (3.04%) Wireshark
11 12 (2.43%) Broadband
12 8 (1.62%) DHCP
12 8 (1.62%) DNS
12 8 (1.62%) HTTP
12 8 (1.62%) HTTPS
13 7 (1.42%) IPsec
13 7 (1.42%) SNMP
14 6 (1.21%) BGP
14 6 (1.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.05%) Big Data
2 13 (2.63%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) GIS
5 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) AutoIt
1 4 (0.81%) Hudson
2 2 (0.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Redmine
General
1 100 (20.24%) Finance
2 44 (8.91%) Legal
3 26 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.83%) Retail
5 13 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.62%) French Language
7 6 (1.21%) Banking
7 6 (1.21%) Electronics
7 6 (1.21%) Marketing
8 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (25.51%) Analyst
2 109 (22.06%) Security Analyst
3 97 (19.64%) Security Engineer
4 61 (12.35%) Consultant
5 53 (10.73%) Architect
6 51 (10.32%) Information Analyst
6 51 (10.32%) Information Security Analyst
6 51 (10.32%) Security Consultant
7 44 (8.91%) Security Manager
8 42 (8.50%) Security Architect
9 34 (6.88%) Network Engineer
10 33 (6.68%) IT Engineer
10 33 (6.68%) IT Security Engineer
10 33 (6.68%) Network Security Engineer
11 29 (5.87%) Security Officer
11 29 (5.87%) Senior Security Engineer
12 26 (5.26%) IT Analyst
13 25 (5.06%) IT Security Analyst
14 23 (4.66%) Information Manager
15 21 (4.25%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.83%) HTML
2 13 (2.63%) XML
3 10 (2.02%) LAMP
4 9 (1.82%) .NET
4 9 (1.82%) REST
5 6 (1.21%) Node.js
6 5 (1.01%) LDAP
6 5 (1.01%) SailPoint
7 4 (0.81%) OAuth
7 4 (0.81%) SAML
7 4 (0.81%) SOAP
7 4 (0.81%) Web Services
8 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.40%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.20%) HTML5
10 1 (0.20%) Middleware
10 1 (0.20%) ModSecurity
10 1 (0.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 152 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 43 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 34 (6.88%) Data Protection Act
5 31 (6.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 26 (5.26%) PKI
7 21 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 14 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (2.63%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.43%) Public Cloud
11 11 (2.23%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.82%) CESG
13 6 (1.21%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (1.21%) Cyberattack
13 6 (1.21%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.81%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
16 2 (0.40%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.40%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.64%) Linux
2 77 (15.59%) Windows
3 7 (1.42%) Unix
4 5 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (59.11%) Information Security
2 202 (40.89%) Cybersecurity
3 114 (23.08%) SIEM
4 108 (21.86%) ITIL
5 99 (20.04%) Risk Management
6 71 (14.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 68 (13.77%) Data Protection
8 66 (13.36%) Security Operations
9 52 (10.53%) Security Architecture
10 49 (9.92%) Computer Science
10 49 (9.92%) TOGAF
11 47 (9.51%) Security Management
12 44 (8.91%) OWASP
13 43 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
13 43 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
14 40 (8.10%) Threat Intelligence
14 40 (8.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 39 (7.89%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.44%) Java
2 15 (3.04%) Perl
3 12 (2.43%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.43%) Python
4 9 (1.82%) C#
5 5 (1.01%) SQL
6 4 (0.81%) C
7 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 262 (53.04%) CISM
2 145 (29.35%) CISA
3 132 (26.72%) CEH
4 89 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (17.81%) SSCP
6 85 (17.21%) Degree
7 56 (11.34%) Security Cleared
8 54 (10.93%) CRISC
8 54 (10.93%) SANS
9 46 (9.31%) GIAC
10 39 (7.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 39 (7.89%) CCSP
11 32 (6.48%) SC Cleared
12 31 (6.28%) CREST Certified
12 31 (6.28%) OSCP
13 28 (5.67%) CCNP
14 26 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
15 22 (4.45%) TOGAF Certification
16 20 (4.05%) CCDP
17 19 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (45.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (17.00%) PCI DSS
3 60 (12.15%) GDPR
4 45 (9.11%) COBIT
5 39 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (2.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (1.82%) GPG13
9 8 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (1.01%) QA
11 4 (0.81%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.81%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.81%) RMADS
12 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.61%) SLA
13 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.40%) IASME
13 2 (0.40%) PMO
14 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.81%) vSphere
3 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.40%) NFS
3 2 (0.40%) Samba
3 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (5.06%) Nessus
2 14 (2.83%) CSIRT
3 13 (2.63%) QRadar
4 10 (2.02%) Nmap
5 6 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.01%) Core Impact
6 5 (1.01%) Nexpose
6 5 (1.01%) OpenVAS
7 3 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.40%) Ansible
8 2 (0.40%) CASB
8 2 (0.40%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.40%) Puppet
8 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.20%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 59 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.31%) Cisco
3 30 (6.07%) Oracle
4 22 (4.45%) Splunk
5 19 (3.85%) Qualys
6 18 (3.64%) SAP
7 14 (2.83%) ArcSight
7 14 (2.83%) Palo Alto
8 13 (2.63%) LogRhythm
9 11 (2.23%) Tripwire
10 10 (2.02%) Symantec
11 8 (1.62%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.62%) CyberArk
12 7 (1.42%) Rapid7
12 7 (1.42%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.21%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.21%) IBM
13 6 (1.21%) VMware
14 5 (1.01%) Bomgar
14 5 (1.01%) McAfee