Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 238 183
Rank change year-on-year +35 -55 +83
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 469 389 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 1.33% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 4.75% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 367 317 569
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £43,500
90th Percentile £86,750 £75,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £64,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.60% +4.17% +4.35%

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 7,734 8,193 11,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.15% 27.94% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,072 6,643 9,475
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +66 241 £57,500 -4.17% 18
Berkshire +50 166 £57,500 -8.00% 9
Surrey +12 103 £60,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +26 49 £58,000 -5.31% 7
Hampshire -51 38 £56,000 -6.67% 7
East Sussex -8 32 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Kent +8 31 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Oxfordshire +9 26 £50,000 -16.67% 2
West Sussex +34 19 £48,750 +30.00%
Sussex -10 1 £75,000 +50.00%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 307 (65.46%) CISM
2 266 (56.72%) Information Security
3 219 (46.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 167 (35.61%) CISA
5 132 (28.14%) Cybersecurity
6 127 (27.08%) CEH
7 112 (23.88%) Risk Management
8 108 (23.03%) SIEM
9 105 (22.39%) ITIL
10 103 (21.96%) Finance
11 95 (20.26%) Firewall
12 92 (19.62%) Degree
13 86 (18.34%) Management Information System
14 83 (17.70%) PCI DSS
15 65 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
16 60 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
17 57 (12.15%) Windows
17 57 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 57 (12.15%) SANS
18 55 (11.73%) Security Monitoring
19 53 (11.30%) Linux
20 51 (10.87%) OWASP
20 51 (10.87%) GDPR
21 50 (10.66%) Network Security
22 48 (10.23%) Cisco
22 48 (10.23%) Security Architecture
23 47 (10.02%) Qualys
24 46 (9.81%) SSCP
25 45 (9.59%) TOGAF
26 43 (9.17%) COBIT

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 29 (6.18%) IIS
2 1 (0.21%) Apache
2 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Infor M3
1 3 (0.64%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.07%) Office 365
5 3 (0.64%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (20.26%) Firewall
2 50 (10.66%) Network Security
3 33 (7.04%) WAN
4 30 (6.40%) VPN
5 28 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 25 (5.33%) LAN
6 25 (5.33%) SSL
7 23 (4.90%) Internet
8 16 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (3.41%) SCCP
9 15 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (3.20%) Cisco Firepower
9 15 (3.20%) IPsec
10 14 (2.99%) BGP
10 14 (2.99%) OSPF
11 13 (2.77%) DHCP
11 13 (2.77%) DNS
11 13 (2.77%) MPLS
11 13 (2.77%) Wireshark
12 12 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.28%) Big Data
2 2 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Burp Suite
1 4 (0.85%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 103 (21.96%) Finance
2 37 (7.89%) Legal
3 24 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.05%) French Language
5 17 (3.62%) Retail
6 6 (1.28%) German Language
6 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.85%) Banking
7 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (24.31%) Analyst
2 89 (18.98%) Security Analyst
3 74 (15.78%) Consultant
4 72 (15.35%) Security Manager
5 64 (13.65%) Security Consultant
6 57 (12.15%) Architect
7 56 (11.94%) Information Security Manager
8 55 (11.73%) Security Engineer
9 54 (11.51%) Security Architect
10 52 (11.09%) Information Manager
11 49 (10.45%) Information Analyst
11 49 (10.45%) Information Security Analyst
12 40 (8.53%) Security Officer
13 22 (4.69%) Information Officer
13 22 (4.69%) Information Security Officer
14 21 (4.48%) IT Analyst
14 21 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (4.48%) Senior Security Analyst
14 21 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
15 20 (4.26%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.69%) HTML
2 21 (4.48%) XML
3 19 (4.05%) SailPoint
4 6 (1.28%) LDAP
5 5 (1.07%) LAMP
6 2 (0.43%) .NET
6 2 (0.43%) ADSI
6 2 (0.43%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.43%) Web Services
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.34%) Management Information System
2 43 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 33 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 24 (5.12%) PKI
6 22 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 20 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.35%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.07%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.85%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.85%) NHS
12 4 (0.85%) SCADA
13 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.43%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.15%) Windows
2 53 (11.30%) Linux
3 12 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.92%) Unix
5 4 (0.85%) CentOS
5 4 (0.85%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (56.72%) Information Security
2 132 (28.14%) Cybersecurity
3 112 (23.88%) Risk Management
4 108 (23.03%) SIEM
5 105 (22.39%) ITIL
6 65 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
7 57 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (11.73%) Security Monitoring
9 51 (10.87%) OWASP
10 48 (10.23%) Security Architecture
11 45 (9.59%) TOGAF
12 42 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
12 42 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 41 (8.74%) Data Protection
14 40 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (8.10%) Ethical Hacking
15 38 (8.10%) SABSA
16 37 (7.89%) Information Assurance
16 37 (7.89%) Security Operations
17 36 (7.68%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.90%) Java
2 14 (2.99%) Python
3 12 (2.56%) Perl
4 9 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.43%) C
5 2 (0.43%) C#
5 2 (0.43%) C++
5 2 (0.43%) PHP
5 2 (0.43%) Ruby
6 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 307 (65.46%) CISM
2 167 (35.61%) CISA
3 127 (27.08%) CEH
4 92 (19.62%) Degree
5 60 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (12.15%) SANS
7 46 (9.81%) SSCP
8 43 (9.17%) Security Cleared
9 34 (7.25%) CREST Certified
10 33 (7.04%) CCNP
10 33 (7.04%) GIAC
11 29 (6.18%) IISP
12 26 (5.54%) CESG Certified Professional
13 24 (5.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 23 (4.90%) CCSP
14 23 (4.90%) CRISC
15 22 (4.69%) SC Cleared
16 20 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (4.05%) TOGAF Certification
18 17 (3.62%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (46.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (17.70%) PCI DSS
3 51 (10.87%) GDPR
4 43 (9.17%) COBIT
5 27 (5.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (4.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 17 (3.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (1.92%) ISAE 3402
10 8 (1.71%) GPG13
11 7 (1.49%) NIST 800
12 6 (1.28%) QA
13 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.85%) RMADS
13 4 (0.85%) SLA
14 3 (0.64%) Government Security Classifications
15 2 (0.43%) IASME
15 2 (0.43%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.43%) ISO 31000
15 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 12 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (7.04%) Nessus
2 30 (6.40%) QRadar
3 18 (3.84%) Core Impact
3 18 (3.84%) Nexpose
3 18 (3.84%) OpenVAS
4 5 (1.07%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.43%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.43%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.43%) WSUS
6 1 (0.21%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.21%) Endace
6 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.21%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 48 (10.23%) Cisco
2 47 (10.02%) Qualys
3 38 (8.10%) Splunk
4 37 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.68%) LogRhythm
6 25 (5.33%) ArcSight
7 23 (4.90%) Juniper
8 22 (4.69%) SolarWinds
9 20 (4.26%) Rapid7
10 19 (4.05%) CyberArk
11 18 (3.84%) AlienVault
11 18 (3.84%) Aveksa
11 18 (3.84%) Bomgar
12 17 (3.62%) CheckPoint
13 15 (3.20%) Fortinet
14 14 (2.99%) Forcepoint
14 14 (2.99%) IBM
14 14 (2.99%) McAfee
15 12 (2.56%) Tufin
16 7 (1.49%) Oracle