Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 209 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +63
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 484 439 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.67% 1.52% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.24% 5.52% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 404 336 484
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,125 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 7,759 7,949 11,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 27.54% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,981 6,450 8,941
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +84 229 £61,500 +6.03% 13
Berkshire +32 149 £60,000 +3.45% 6
Surrey -4 123 £60,000 +14.29% 9
Hampshire -23 76 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Buckinghamshire +42 47 £67,500 +5.47% 4
Oxfordshire +20 33 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Kent +14 25 £60,000 +20.00% 3
West Sussex +14 24 £45,000 +8.43% 4
East Sussex -13 22 £60,000 +33.33% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 272 (56.20%) CISM
2 269 (55.58%) Information Security
3 215 (44.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 165 (34.09%) Cybersecurity
5 139 (28.72%) CISA
6 124 (25.62%) CEH
7 121 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 105 (21.69%) Risk Management
9 103 (21.28%) ITIL
10 98 (20.25%) SIEM
11 95 (19.63%) Finance
12 90 (18.60%) Degree
13 89 (18.39%) Firewall
14 82 (16.94%) PCI DSS
15 73 (15.08%) Linux
16 67 (13.84%) Cisco Certification
17 66 (13.64%) TOGAF
18 64 (13.22%) SSCP
18 64 (13.22%) Windows
19 63 (13.02%) Network Security
20 53 (10.95%) Security Architecture
20 53 (10.95%) Security Monitoring
21 51 (10.54%) Security Cleared
22 50 (10.33%) Data Protection
23 48 (9.92%) Vulnerability Management
23 48 (9.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 48 (9.92%) Cisco
24 44 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
24 44 (9.09%) SABSA
25 42 (8.68%) SANS

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 18 (3.72%) IIS
2 5 (1.03%) Apache
3 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.62%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.65%) SaaS
4 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.03%) IaaS
5 4 (0.83%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.39%) Firewall
2 63 (13.02%) Network Security
3 37 (7.64%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.55%) SCCP
4 22 (4.55%) WAN
5 21 (4.34%) LAN
6 18 (3.72%) Internet
6 18 (3.72%) VPN
7 17 (3.51%) SSL
8 16 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (2.89%) Wireshark
10 12 (2.48%) Broadband
11 11 (2.27%) Cisco Firepower
12 10 (2.07%) BGP
12 10 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.07%) IPsec
12 10 (2.07%) OSPF
13 9 (1.86%) SNMP
14 8 (1.65%) MPLS
15 7 (1.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.72%) Big Data
2 11 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (1.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) AutoIt
1 4 (0.83%) Hudson
2 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.21%) Redmine
2 1 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 95 (19.63%) Finance
2 42 (8.68%) Legal
3 26 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.93%) Retail
5 13 (2.69%) French Language
6 10 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.45%) Banking
8 5 (1.03%) Electronics
8 5 (1.03%) Marketing
9 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (23.35%) Analyst
2 96 (19.83%) Security Analyst
3 76 (15.70%) Consultant
4 66 (13.64%) Architect
5 64 (13.22%) Security Engineer
6 62 (12.81%) Security Consultant
7 57 (11.78%) Security Architect
7 57 (11.78%) Security Manager
8 53 (10.95%) Information Analyst
8 53 (10.95%) Information Security Analyst
9 42 (8.68%) Information Manager
10 39 (8.06%) Information Security Manager
11 33 (6.82%) IT Analyst
12 32 (6.61%) IT Security Analyst
13 31 (6.40%) Security Officer
14 26 (5.37%) IT Engineer
14 26 (5.37%) IT Security Engineer
15 21 (4.34%) Information Security Officer
15 21 (4.34%) Senior Security Engineer
16 20 (4.13%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.93%) HTML
2 18 (3.72%) XML
3 12 (2.48%) SailPoint
4 10 (2.07%) LAMP
5 9 (1.86%) .NET
6 8 (1.65%) LDAP
7 7 (1.45%) REST
8 4 (0.83%) OAuth
8 4 (0.83%) SAML
8 4 (0.83%) SOAP
8 4 (0.83%) Web Services
9 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.41%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.21%) HTML5
11 1 (0.21%) ModSecurity
11 1 (0.21%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 121 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.58%) Data Protection Act
4 27 (5.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 27 (5.58%) PKI
5 23 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.72%) Cyberthreat
6 18 (3.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 17 (3.51%) Public Cloud
8 16 (3.31%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.45%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.24%) Cyberattack
12 5 (1.03%) CESG
12 5 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
13 4 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.83%) SCADA
14 2 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.08%) Linux
2 64 (13.22%) Windows
3 11 (2.27%) Unix
4 5 (1.03%) CentOS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (55.58%) Information Security
2 165 (34.09%) Cybersecurity
3 105 (21.69%) Risk Management
4 103 (21.28%) ITIL
5 98 (20.25%) SIEM
6 66 (13.64%) TOGAF
7 53 (10.95%) Security Architecture
7 53 (10.95%) Security Monitoring
8 50 (10.33%) Data Protection
9 48 (9.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 48 (9.92%) Vulnerability Management
10 44 (9.09%) SABSA
10 44 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
11 40 (8.26%) Security Management
12 39 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (8.06%) Information Assurance
12 39 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (7.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 35 (7.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.93%) Java
2 17 (3.51%) Perl
3 14 (2.89%) Python
4 13 (2.69%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.86%) C#
6 4 (0.83%) SQL
7 3 (0.62%) C
8 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.21%) C++
8 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.21%) PHP
8 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 272 (56.20%) CISM
2 139 (28.72%) CISA
3 124 (25.62%) CEH
4 90 (18.60%) Degree
5 67 (13.84%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (13.22%) SSCP
7 51 (10.54%) Security Cleared
8 42 (8.68%) SANS
9 40 (8.26%) GIAC
10 37 (7.64%) CREST Certified
11 30 (6.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 30 (6.20%) CESG Certified Professional
11 30 (6.20%) TOGAF Certification
12 29 (5.99%) CCNP
12 29 (5.99%) CCSP
13 28 (5.79%) CRISC
14 27 (5.58%) SC Cleared
15 21 (4.34%) CCSA
16 19 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
17 18 (3.72%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (44.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (16.94%) PCI DSS
3 38 (7.85%) GDPR
4 36 (7.44%) COBIT
5 27 (5.58%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (4.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 17 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.27%) GPG13
9 7 (1.45%) NIST 800
10 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (1.03%) RMADS
12 4 (0.83%) QA
13 3 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
13 3 (0.62%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.41%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.41%) IASME
15 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) NFS
3 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.21%) Samba
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (5.58%) Nessus
2 20 (4.13%) QRadar
3 12 (2.48%) Core Impact
3 12 (2.48%) Nexpose
3 12 (2.48%) OpenVAS
4 5 (1.03%) Nmap
5 2 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.41%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) CASB
6 1 (0.21%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.21%) Nagios
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.21%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 48 (9.92%) Cisco
2 42 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.40%) Splunk
4 29 (5.99%) Qualys
5 21 (4.34%) ArcSight
5 21 (4.34%) LogRhythm
6 20 (4.13%) Oracle
7 17 (3.51%) SAP
8 15 (3.10%) SolarWinds
9 13 (2.69%) CyberArk
10 12 (2.48%) AlienVault
10 12 (2.48%) Aveksa
10 12 (2.48%) Bomgar
10 12 (2.48%) Juniper
11 11 (2.27%) IBM
11 11 (2.27%) McAfee
12 10 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.07%) Rapid7
13 9 (1.86%) Fortinet
14 8 (1.65%) Tripwire