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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 151 247
Rank change year-on-year -62 +96  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 204 390 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 2.11% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 6.73% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 160 317 209
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 4137 5796 6616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.27% 31.38% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 4693 5094
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,583 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 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 June 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 -46 66 £62,500 +4.16% 9
Surrey -33 51 £56,250 +2.27% 10
Hampshire -8 32 £62,500 - 8
Oxfordshire +24 19 £65,000 -7.47% 1
Kent +13 14 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £55,000 -
East Sussex +25 10 £45,000 -22.41% 2
Middlesex +3 2 £52,500 +31.25%
West Sussex -2 2 - -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 218 (59.08%) Information Security
2 186 (50.41%) CISM
3 163 (44.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 116 (31.44%) Cybersecurity
5 114 (30.89%) PCI DSS
6 106 (28.73%) ITIL
7 103 (27.91%) CISA
8 98 (26.56%) SIEM
9 96 (26.02%) Firewall
10 94 (25.47%) Windows
11 92 (24.93%) Degree
12 82 (22.22%) Linux
13 79 (21.41%) Risk Management
14 78 (21.14%) CEH
15 75 (20.33%) Finance
16 74 (20.05%) Security Operations
17 65 (17.62%) Active Directory
18 64 (17.34%) Management Information System
18 64 (17.34%) Security Architecture
19 56 (15.18%) Vulnerability Management
19 56 (15.18%) Analytics
20 50 (13.55%) Computer Science
21 49 (13.28%) Security Management
22 48 (13.01%) TCP/IP
22 48 (13.01%) Penetration Testing
23 44 (11.92%) Network Security
24 43 (11.65%) SQL
24 43 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
24 43 (11.65%) Project Management
24 43 (11.65%) Cyberthreat

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 22 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (5.15%) IIS
3 4 (1.08%) Apache
3 4 (1.08%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.25%) SaaS
4 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.54%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.54%) G Suite
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (26.02%) Firewall
2 48 (13.01%) TCP/IP
3 44 (11.92%) Network Security
4 36 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (5.42%) HTTP
6 14 (3.79%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (3.79%) HTTPS
7 12 (3.25%) LAN
7 12 (3.25%) WAN
8 11 (2.98%) SSL
9 10 (2.71%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (2.44%) VPN
11 7 (1.90%) IPsec
11 7 (1.90%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.63%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (1.63%) DNS
12 6 (1.63%) FWSM
12 6 (1.63%) SSH
13 5 (1.36%) DMVPN
13 5 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.07%) Big Data
3 11 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.81%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.54%) DB2
7 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.54%) MySQL
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.90%) JIRA
3 3 (0.81%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.81%) Redmine
4 2 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 75 (20.33%) Finance
2 22 (5.96%) Spanish Language
3 21 (5.69%) German Language
4 20 (5.42%) French Language
4 20 (5.42%) Legal
5 16 (4.34%) Dutch Language
5 16 (4.34%) Games
5 16 (4.34%) Italian Language
6 10 (2.71%) Digital Economy
7 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.63%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) Banking
9 5 (1.36%) Military
9 5 (1.36%) Retail
10 4 (1.08%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.81%) Advertising
11 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (29.00%) Analyst
2 95 (25.75%) Security Analyst
3 75 (20.33%) Consultant
4 66 (17.89%) Security Consultant
5 46 (12.47%) Information Analyst
5 46 (12.47%) Information Security Analyst
6 41 (11.11%) Security Manager
7 36 (9.76%) Security Engineer
8 31 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
8 31 (8.40%) Senior Security Analyst
9 28 (7.59%) Architect
10 27 (7.32%) Security Architect
11 23 (6.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 22 (5.96%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 21 (5.69%) Information Manager
13 21 (5.69%) Information Security Consultant
13 21 (5.69%) Support Engineer
14 20 (5.42%) Information Security Manager
14 20 (5.42%) Senior Information Analyst
14 20 (5.42%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.42%) Web Services
2 14 (3.79%) 802.1X
3 12 (3.25%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.90%) .NET
4 7 (1.90%) SailPoint
4 7 (1.90%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (1.63%) JSON
6 5 (1.36%) RESTful
7 4 (1.08%) OAuth
8 2 (0.54%) JCE
8 2 (0.54%) XML
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.27%) HTML
9 1 (0.27%) HTML5
9 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.34%) Management Information System
2 50 (13.55%) Computer Science
3 43 (11.65%) Cyberthreat
4 29 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.88%) Driving Licence
6 15 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (4.07%) PKI
6 15 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (3.79%) Cyber Attack
8 13 (3.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 10 (2.71%) Cyber Defence
9 10 (2.71%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.17%) CESG
10 8 (2.17%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.36%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.08%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.81%) Cybercrime
14 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (25.47%) Windows
2 82 (22.22%) Linux
3 29 (7.86%) Unix
4 26 (7.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.52%) CentOS
7 10 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.08%) Kali Linux
9 4 (1.08%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.08%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (59.08%) Information Security
2 116 (31.44%) Cybersecurity
3 106 (28.73%) ITIL
4 98 (26.56%) SIEM
5 79 (21.41%) Risk Management
6 74 (20.05%) Security Operations
7 64 (17.34%) Security Architecture
8 56 (15.18%) Analytics
8 56 (15.18%) Vulnerability Management
9 49 (13.28%) Security Management
10 48 (13.01%) Penetration Testing
11 43 (11.65%) Project Management
12 39 (10.57%) Data Protection
13 35 (9.49%) Security Monitoring
14 34 (9.21%) ISMS
15 32 (8.67%) Presales
15 32 (8.67%) Risk Assessment
16 31 (8.40%) Ethical Hacking
16 31 (8.40%) Mentoring
17 30 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.65%) SQL
2 22 (5.96%) C
3 21 (5.69%) Python
4 18 (4.88%) Java
5 15 (4.07%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.71%) C++
7 8 (2.17%) Ruby
8 7 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.08%) Perl
10 3 (0.81%) Korn
10 3 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) C#
11 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (50.41%) CISM
2 103 (27.91%) CISA
3 92 (24.93%) Degree
4 78 (21.14%) CEH
5 43 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (11.11%) SANS
7 39 (10.57%) Security Cleared
8 32 (8.67%) SC Cleared
9 28 (7.59%) CCNA
10 27 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 23 (6.23%) CompTIA Security+
11 23 (6.23%) Security+ Certification
12 20 (5.42%) GCIA
13 19 (5.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 18 (4.88%) CLAS
15 16 (4.34%) CREST Certified
15 16 (4.34%) GIAC
16 15 (4.07%) CESG Certified Professional
16 15 (4.07%) MCSE
16 15 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (44.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (30.89%) PCI DSS
3 31 (8.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 23 (6.23%) GDPR
4 23 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 21 (5.69%) COBIT
5 21 (5.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 9 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (2.44%) ISO 9000
8 8 (2.17%) SSAE 16
9 7 (1.90%) GPG13
9 7 (1.90%) ISO 9001
10 6 (1.63%) SLA
11 5 (1.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (1.08%) ISO 22301
12 4 (1.08%) ISO 31000
12 4 (1.08%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.81%) BS7799
14 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 65 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.90%) Samba
3 3 (0.81%) NFS
3 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.54%) HDFS
4 2 (0.54%) vSphere
4 2 (0.54%) Xen
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (4.34%) Nessus
2 8 (2.17%) Grafana
3 6 (1.63%) Nagios
4 5 (1.36%) Ansible
4 5 (1.36%) Nmap
4 5 (1.36%) Puppet
4 5 (1.36%) SCCM
5 4 (1.08%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.08%) Kibana
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.81%) EnCase
6 3 (0.81%) Endace
6 3 (0.81%) FTK
6 3 (0.81%) Graphite
6 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.81%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (10.57%) Cisco
2 38 (10.30%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.32%) Oracle
4 25 (6.78%) VMware
5 18 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 18 (4.88%) LogRhythm
6 15 (4.07%) Splunk
7 14 (3.79%) Juniper
7 14 (3.79%) Palo Alto
8 10 (2.71%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.44%) Google
9 9 (2.44%) Sun
9 9 (2.44%) Tufin
10 8 (2.17%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.17%) Qualys
10 8 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.90%) Apple
12 6 (1.63%) ArcSight
12 6 (1.63%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.36%) IronPort
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 150,000 - 180,000 Basic + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
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Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
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Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
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Salary: £52000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Berkshire
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Hampshire
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Brighton
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Berkshire
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