Period
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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 9 August 2022 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 283 246 202
Rank change year-on-year -37 -44 +36
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 226 202 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 1.22% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 4.44% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 160 151 96
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £47,303
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.00% -7.17%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £84,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 7,699 4,548 2,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.49% 27.38% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,063 2,641 2,137
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,350 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Hampshire +37 72 £65,000 +36.84% 7
Surrey -21 63 £67,500 -3.57% 5
Thames Valley -59 55 £65,000 - 7
Berkshire -5 41 £72,500 -9.38% 3
West Sussex -11 24 £62,375 +2.25%
Buckinghamshire -43 9 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East Sussex -17 6 £80,000 +77.78%
Kent -56 6 £52,500 -19.23%
Oxfordshire -22 5 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Home Counties - 1 £120,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 153 (67.70%) Information Security
2 136 (60.18%) CISM
3 133 (58.85%) Cybersecurity
4 110 (48.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (39.82%) NIST
6 84 (37.17%) Finance
7 76 (33.63%) Risk Management
8 68 (30.09%) Management Information System
9 66 (29.20%) Social Skills
10 59 (26.11%) Security Architecture
10 59 (26.11%) GRC
11 58 (25.66%) CRISC
11 58 (25.66%) AWS
12 57 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
13 55 (24.34%) Azure
13 55 (24.34%) Security Operations
14 52 (23.01%) CISA
15 48 (21.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 46 (20.35%) TOGAF
17 45 (19.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 45 (19.91%) Degree
18 44 (19.47%) Incident Management
19 43 (19.03%) Legal
20 42 (18.58%) Security Management
20 42 (18.58%) Incident Response
21 41 (18.14%) Firewall
22 40 (17.70%) Information Security Management
23 39 (17.26%) GDPR
24 37 (16.37%) SIEM
24 37 (16.37%) Data Protection

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 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 58 (25.66%) AWS
2 55 (24.34%) Azure
3 29 (12.83%) PaaS
4 27 (11.95%) SaaS
5 26 (11.50%) IaaS
6 15 (6.64%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (4.87%) GCP
8 9 (3.98%) Serverless
9 7 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.21%) Azure AKS
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (2.21%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Event Grid
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Functions
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Monitor
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (2.21%) GitHub Actions
10 5 (2.21%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.14%) Firewall
2 29 (12.83%) Network Security
3 18 (7.96%) Internet
4 12 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (5.31%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.98%) WAN
6 7 (3.10%) DNS
7 6 (2.65%) SNMP
7 6 (2.65%) Unified Communications
7 6 (2.65%) VPN
8 5 (2.21%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (2.21%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.21%) HTTP
8 5 (2.21%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.21%) SD-WAN
9 4 (1.77%) LAN
9 4 (1.77%) MPLS
9 4 (1.77%) SAN
9 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.65%) Big Data
2 5 (2.21%) Data Lake
2 5 (2.21%) Power BI
2 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.33%) DTS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.44%) Emacs
General
1 84 (37.17%) Finance
2 66 (29.20%) Social Skills
3 43 (19.03%) Legal
4 23 (10.18%) Telecoms
5 22 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.42%) Banking
6 10 (4.42%) Marketing
7 8 (3.54%) Retail
8 7 (3.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (2.21%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.77%) Law
11 3 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.88%) Advertising
12 2 (0.88%) Aviation
13 1 (0.44%) Automotive
13 1 (0.44%) Back Office
13 1 (0.44%) Billing
13 1 (0.44%) Electronics
13 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.44%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 61 (26.99%) Analyst
2 54 (23.89%) Security Analyst
3 36 (15.93%) Security Officer
4 32 (14.16%) Security Manager
5 23 (10.18%) Information Analyst
5 23 (10.18%) Information Security Analyst
5 23 (10.18%) Security Engineer
6 22 (9.73%) Consultant
6 22 (9.73%) Information Officer
6 22 (9.73%) Information Security Officer
7 16 (7.08%) Security Consultant
8 13 (5.75%) Architect
9 12 (5.31%) Head of Security
9 12 (5.31%) IT Analyst
9 12 (5.31%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (5.31%) IT Security Officer
10 11 (4.87%) IT Engineer
10 11 (4.87%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.87%) IT Security Engineer
10 11 (4.87%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.42%) SAML
2 5 (2.21%) .NET
3 4 (1.77%) LDAP
3 4 (1.77%) OAuth
3 4 (1.77%) Web Services
4 3 (1.33%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.44%) COM
5 1 (0.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 68 (30.09%) Management Information System
2 23 (10.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 16 (7.08%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.19%) Cyber Defence
5 13 (5.75%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.65%) SCADA
8 6 (2.65%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.21%) CESG
9 5 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.21%) Replication
10 4 (1.77%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.77%) Insider Threat
10 4 (1.77%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.33%) Team-Oriented Environment
11 3 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.39%) Windows
2 12 (5.31%) Unix
3 11 (4.87%) Linux
4 4 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.33%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (67.70%) Information Security
2 133 (58.85%) Cybersecurity
3 76 (33.63%) Risk Management
4 59 (26.11%) Security Architecture
5 55 (24.34%) Security Operations
6 46 (20.35%) TOGAF
7 45 (19.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 44 (19.47%) Incident Management
9 42 (18.58%) Incident Response
9 42 (18.58%) Security Management
10 40 (17.70%) Information Security Management
11 37 (16.37%) Data Protection
11 37 (16.37%) SIEM
12 35 (15.49%) DevOps
12 35 (15.49%) ISMS
13 31 (13.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (13.72%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (12.83%) Application Security
15 27 (11.95%) Threat Intelligence
16 24 (10.62%) Agile
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.10%) Bash
1 7 (3.10%) PowerShell
1 7 (3.10%) Python
2 6 (2.65%) SQL
3 5 (2.21%) Java
3 5 (2.21%) Scala
4 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 136 (60.18%) CISM
2 58 (25.66%) CRISC
3 57 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (23.01%) CISA
5 48 (21.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 45 (19.91%) Degree
7 31 (13.72%) CEH
8 30 (13.27%) CCSP
9 25 (11.06%) CompTIA Security+
9 25 (11.06%) SSCP
10 21 (9.29%) CompTIA CySA+
11 19 (8.41%) CCSK
12 18 (7.96%) CASP
13 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
14 15 (6.64%) CESG Certified Professional
15 12 (5.31%) GIAC
15 12 (5.31%) SANS
16 11 (4.87%) CCA
16 11 (4.87%) GSEC
17 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (48.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (39.82%) NIST
3 59 (26.11%) GRC
4 39 (17.26%) GDPR
5 33 (14.60%) NCSC
6 22 (9.73%) PCI DSS
7 19 (8.41%) COBIT
7 19 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (5.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 11 (4.87%) Actionable Recommendations
10 10 (4.42%) NIST 800
11 7 (3.10%) ITGC
11 7 (3.10%) RMADS
12 6 (2.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (2.65%) JSP 440
13 5 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (2.21%) IASME
14 4 (1.77%) QA
15 3 (1.33%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 14 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (6.64%) CASB
2 8 (3.54%) RSA Archer
3 6 (2.65%) CSIRT
4 5 (2.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (1.77%) Ansible
5 4 (1.77%) SCCM
5 4 (1.77%) Terraform
6 3 (1.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.31%) VMware
3 8 (3.54%) Cisco
4 5 (2.21%) Databricks
4 5 (2.21%) Palo Alto
5 4 (1.77%) 3PAR
5 4 (1.77%) Citrix
5 4 (1.77%) EMC
5 4 (1.77%) FIS
5 4 (1.77%) HP
5 4 (1.77%) Intel
5 4 (1.77%) Oracle
6 3 (1.33%) Google
7 2 (0.88%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.44%) Dell
8 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.44%) IPFX
8 1 (0.44%) Qualys
8 1 (0.44%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.44%) Splunk