Period
to 19 August 2017

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 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 179 263
Rank change year-on-year -57 +84 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 389 708 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.92% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.77% 6.06% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 317 569 429
South East median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 8157 11688 13084
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.84% 31.66% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6617 9450 10060
South East median annual salary £43,300 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.78% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,511 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.13% +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 19 August 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 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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 -62 153 £60,000 - 12
Surrey -25 107 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Berkshire -72 104 £62,500 +4.17% 9
Hampshire +22 76 £60,000 - 3
Kent +9 30 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Buckinghamshire +33 28 £61,250 +6.52% 1
East Sussex +29 23 £45,000 -22.41% 1
Oxfordshire +4 22 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Sussex -5 4 £37,500 -44.44% 4
Middlesex +15 3 £52,500 -25.00%
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 260 (66.84%) Information Security
2 210 (53.98%) CISM
3 197 (50.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (30.59%) Firewall
5 118 (30.33%) ITIL
6 115 (29.56%) PCI DSS
7 111 (28.53%) Cybersecurity
8 106 (27.25%) CISA
9 105 (26.99%) Finance
10 102 (26.22%) Risk Management
11 101 (25.96%) SIEM
12 99 (25.45%) Degree
13 95 (24.42%) Security Architecture
14 89 (22.88%) Penetration Testing
15 84 (21.59%) CEH
16 83 (21.34%) Windows
17 80 (20.57%) Linux
17 80 (20.57%) Management Information System
18 72 (18.51%) Vulnerability Management
19 71 (18.25%) Security Operations
20 56 (14.40%) Network Security
21 53 (13.62%) Data Protection
21 53 (13.62%) TCP/IP
22 50 (12.85%) Risk Assessment
23 48 (12.34%) Active Directory
24 45 (11.57%) Ethical Hacking
25 42 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
25 42 (10.80%) Security Testing
25 42 (10.80%) Computer Science
25 42 (10.80%) 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 15 (3.86%) IIS
2 8 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Infor M3
1 4 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.31%) SaaS
4 8 (2.06%) Office 365
5 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.77%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.26%) G Suite
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (30.59%) Firewall
2 56 (14.40%) Network Security
3 53 (13.62%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (2.83%) Internet
7 10 (2.57%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (2.31%) LAN
8 9 (2.31%) WAN
9 6 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (1.54%) IPsec
9 6 (1.54%) SSL
9 6 (1.54%) VPN
9 6 (1.54%) Wireless
10 5 (1.29%) DMVPN
10 5 (1.29%) FWSM
10 5 (1.29%) NetScreen
10 5 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (1.29%) VoIP
11 3 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (2.06%) RDBMS
2 8 (2.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.80%) Big Data
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.26%) GIS
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (4.37%) Metasploit
2 8 (2.06%) Burp Suite
3 4 (1.03%) JIRA
4 3 (0.77%) Redmine
5 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
General
1 105 (26.99%) Finance
2 25 (6.43%) Legal
3 18 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.83%) Games
5 9 (2.31%) Digital Economy
6 8 (2.06%) Banking
7 6 (1.54%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.29%) Marketing
8 5 (1.29%) Retail
9 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.77%) French Language
10 3 (0.77%) German Language
10 3 (0.77%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 102 (26.22%) Analyst
2 92 (23.65%) Consultant
2 92 (23.65%) Security Analyst
3 84 (21.59%) Security Consultant
4 50 (12.85%) Security Manager
5 46 (11.83%) Information Analyst
5 46 (11.83%) Information Security Analyst
6 43 (11.05%) Security Engineer
7 27 (6.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 26 (6.68%) Architect
8 26 (6.68%) Security Architect
9 25 (6.43%) Information Manager
9 25 (6.43%) IT Analyst
10 24 (6.17%) Information Security Consultant
10 24 (6.17%) Information Security Manager
11 23 (5.91%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (5.91%) Senior Security Analyst
12 22 (5.66%) IT Security Analyst
13 21 (5.40%) IT Engineer
13 21 (5.40%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.14%) Web Services
2 14 (3.60%) 802.1X
3 9 (2.31%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.80%) RESTful
5 4 (1.03%) .NET
5 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.03%) HTML
5 4 (1.03%) HTML5
5 4 (1.03%) JSON
5 4 (1.03%) XML
6 3 (0.77%) OAuth
6 3 (0.77%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 80 (20.57%) Management Information System
2 42 (10.80%) Computer Science
2 42 (10.80%) Cyberthreat
3 29 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (7.20%) Data Protection Act
5 22 (5.66%) PKI
6 19 (4.88%) Driving Licence
7 15 (3.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (3.60%) Mobile App
9 13 (3.34%) Cyber Defence
10 12 (3.08%) CESG
11 10 (2.57%) Cyber Attack
12 8 (2.06%) Smart Meter
13 6 (1.54%) Internet of Things
14 5 (1.29%) Cloud Native
14 5 (1.29%) Cybercrime
14 5 (1.29%) Public Cloud
15 4 (1.03%) NHS
16 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.34%) Windows
2 80 (20.57%) Linux
3 28 (7.20%) Unix
4 24 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.57%) Kali Linux
7 7 (1.80%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.03%) Android
8 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (66.84%) Information Security
2 118 (30.33%) ITIL
3 111 (28.53%) Cybersecurity
4 102 (26.22%) Risk Management
5 101 (25.96%) SIEM
6 95 (24.42%) Security Architecture
7 89 (22.88%) Penetration Testing
8 72 (18.51%) Vulnerability Management
9 71 (18.25%) Security Operations
10 53 (13.62%) Data Protection
11 50 (12.85%) Risk Assessment
12 45 (11.57%) Ethical Hacking
13 42 (10.80%) Security Testing
14 39 (10.03%) Security Management
15 36 (9.25%) ISMS
15 36 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (8.23%) Identity Access Management
16 32 (8.23%) Project Management
17 31 (7.97%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.88%) Python
2 16 (4.11%) SQL
3 14 (3.60%) C
4 13 (3.34%) Java
5 12 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.06%) C++
6 8 (2.06%) Perl
6 8 (2.06%) Ruby
7 6 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.29%) PHP
9 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 210 (53.98%) CISM
2 106 (27.25%) CISA
3 99 (25.45%) Degree
4 84 (21.59%) CEH
5 42 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (10.54%) Security Cleared
7 33 (8.48%) SC Cleared
8 25 (6.43%) CESG Certified Professional
9 23 (5.91%) CCNA
10 22 (5.66%) CRISC
10 22 (5.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 21 (5.40%) CREST Certified
12 20 (5.14%) GIAC
12 20 (5.14%) SSCP
13 19 (4.88%) CLAS
14 16 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (3.86%) SANS
16 14 (3.60%) CompTIA Security+
16 14 (3.60%) IISP
16 14 (3.60%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (50.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (29.56%) PCI DSS
3 40 (10.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 37 (9.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 29 (7.46%) GDPR
6 24 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 20 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (3.86%) COBIT
9 12 (3.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (2.83%) ISO 9000
11 10 (2.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 10 (2.57%) ISO 9001
12 8 (2.06%) SSAE 16
13 7 (1.80%) ISO 22301
14 6 (1.54%) GPG13
14 6 (1.54%) ISO 31000
15 5 (1.29%) NIST 800
15 5 (1.29%) SLA
16 3 (0.77%) BS7799
17 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (12.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.29%) VMware NSX
3 4 (1.03%) Samba
4 3 (0.77%) NFS
4 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.26%) Xen
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (4.37%) Nessus
2 8 (2.06%) CSIRT
3 6 (1.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 5 (1.29%) Nmap
5 4 (1.03%) Ansible
5 4 (1.03%) Nagios
5 4 (1.03%) Puppet
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.77%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.26%) Kibana
7 1 (0.26%) logstash
7 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (7.71%) Cisco
2 28 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.17%) Oracle
4 22 (5.66%) VMware
5 17 (4.37%) CheckPoint
6 16 (4.11%) Splunk
7 13 (3.34%) LogRhythm
8 12 (3.08%) Qualys
9 11 (2.83%) Palo Alto
10 9 (2.31%) Blue Coat
10 9 (2.31%) Sun
10 9 (2.31%) Tufin
11 8 (2.06%) Fortinet
11 8 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.80%) Apple
13 6 (1.54%) Juniper
14 5 (1.29%) ArcSight
14 5 (1.29%) Forcepoint
14 5 (1.29%) IronPort
14 5 (1.29%) NetWitness