Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 242 192
Rank change year-on-year +43 -50 +84
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 475 355 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.21% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.01% 4.30% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 374 319 579
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,252
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 7,908 8,263 11,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.29% 28.23% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,263 6,680 9,518
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,658
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.55% +3.68%

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 June 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 June 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 +26 249 £57,500 -4.17% 16
Berkshire +26 172 £57,500 -4.96% 12
Surrey +8 80 £60,000 - 14
Buckinghamshire +6 48 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Hampshire -47 40 £58,500 -2.50% 4
East Sussex +9 36 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire -3 29 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Kent +15 26 £60,000 - 2
West Sussex +16 19 £52,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £95,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 (64.63%) CISM
2 279 (58.74%) Information Security
3 214 (45.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 157 (33.05%) CISA
5 149 (31.37%) Cybersecurity
6 128 (26.95%) Firewall
7 122 (25.68%) SIEM
8 120 (25.26%) CEH
9 109 (22.95%) Risk Management
9 109 (22.95%) Finance
10 104 (21.89%) ITIL
11 88 (18.53%) Degree
12 85 (17.89%) PCI DSS
13 78 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
13 78 (16.42%) GDPR
14 76 (16.00%) Management Information System
15 69 (14.53%) Vulnerability Management
16 68 (14.32%) Cisco
17 64 (13.47%) SANS
18 61 (12.84%) Incident Management
18 61 (12.84%) Windows
19 60 (12.63%) Data Protection
20 59 (12.42%) Security Monitoring
21 57 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
22 54 (11.37%) Network Security
23 52 (10.95%) VPN
24 51 (10.74%) Ethical Hacking
25 49 (10.32%) CCNP
26 48 (10.11%) OWASP

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 46 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.53%) Office 365
5 9 (1.89%) SaaS
6 4 (0.84%) G Suite
7 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (26.95%) Firewall
2 54 (11.37%) Network Security
3 52 (10.95%) VPN
4 44 (9.26%) WAN
5 39 (8.21%) SSL
6 37 (7.79%) TCP/IP
7 32 (6.74%) LAN
8 26 (5.47%) IPsec
9 25 (5.26%) MPLS
10 24 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 23 (4.84%) BGP
11 23 (4.84%) Cisco Firepower
11 23 (4.84%) DNS
11 23 (4.84%) OSPF
12 22 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (4.63%) Ethernet
13 21 (4.42%) DHCP
13 21 (4.42%) VLAN
13 21 (4.42%) WLAN
14 20 (4.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.63%) Big Data
1 3 (0.63%) MySQL
2 2 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Burp Suite
1 4 (0.84%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 109 (22.95%) Finance
2 38 (8.00%) Legal
3 19 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.74%) French Language
5 12 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.32%) Retail
7 7 (1.47%) German Language
8 4 (0.84%) Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (21.26%) Security Manager
2 98 (20.63%) Analyst
3 86 (18.11%) Consultant
4 78 (16.42%) Information Security Manager
5 76 (16.00%) Security Analyst
6 75 (15.79%) Security Consultant
7 68 (14.32%) Information Manager
8 55 (11.58%) Security Engineer
9 52 (10.95%) Architect
10 51 (10.74%) Security Architect
11 31 (6.53%) Information Analyst
11 31 (6.53%) Information Security Analyst
12 27 (5.68%) Security Officer
13 24 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (4.84%) Security Solutions Architect
15 21 (4.42%) Information Security Consultant
15 21 (4.42%) Senior Manager
16 18 (3.79%) CISSP Consultant
16 18 (3.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 18 (3.79%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.95%) SailPoint
2 13 (2.74%) HTML
2 13 (2.74%) XML
3 6 (1.26%) LDAP
4 5 (1.05%) Web Services
5 2 (0.42%) ADSI
5 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 57 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.63%) Data Centre
4 37 (7.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 36 (7.58%) Computer Science
6 31 (6.53%) Cyberthreat
7 27 (5.68%) Data Protection Act
8 22 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (4.00%) PKI
10 16 (3.37%) NHS
11 10 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (1.89%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.89%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.05%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 4 (0.84%) SCADA
14 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.63%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.84%) Windows
2 38 (8.00%) Linux
3 23 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.58%) Unix
5 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.84%) Kali Linux
6 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.63%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (58.74%) Information Security
2 149 (31.37%) Cybersecurity
3 122 (25.68%) SIEM
4 109 (22.95%) Risk Management
5 104 (21.89%) ITIL
6 69 (14.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 61 (12.84%) Incident Management
8 60 (12.63%) Data Protection
9 59 (12.42%) Security Monitoring
10 57 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
11 51 (10.74%) Ethical Hacking
12 48 (10.11%) OWASP
12 48 (10.11%) Security Architecture
13 47 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (9.68%) Security Management
15 45 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (9.05%) Security Operations
17 39 (8.21%) SABSA
18 37 (7.79%) TOGAF
19 36 (7.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.37%) Java
2 10 (2.11%) Python
3 9 (1.89%) Perl
4 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.63%) C
5 3 (0.63%) C++
5 3 (0.63%) PHP
5 3 (0.63%) Ruby
6 2 (0.42%) SQL
7 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 307 (64.63%) CISM
2 157 (33.05%) CISA
3 120 (25.26%) CEH
4 88 (18.53%) Degree
5 78 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (13.47%) SANS
7 49 (10.32%) CCNP
8 46 (9.68%) IISP
9 42 (8.84%) GIAC
10 35 (7.37%) Security Cleared
11 32 (6.74%) SSCP
12 31 (6.53%) GSEC
13 30 (6.32%) CRISC
14 29 (6.11%) CESG Certified Professional
15 28 (5.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 27 (5.68%) CCDP
17 25 (5.26%) CCSP
17 25 (5.26%) CREST Certified
18 24 (5.05%) ISSAP
19 21 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (45.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (17.89%) PCI DSS
3 78 (16.42%) GDPR
4 44 (9.26%) COBIT
5 28 (5.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 26 (5.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 16 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (3.16%) ISAE 3402
10 5 (1.05%) GPG13
10 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 5 (1.05%) NIST 800
10 5 (1.05%) QA
11 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.84%) RMADS
11 4 (0.84%) SLA
12 3 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.42%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.42%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.42%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.84%) Firmware
4 3 (0.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (7.58%) QRadar
2 27 (5.68%) Nessus
3 13 (2.74%) Core Impact
3 13 (2.74%) Nexpose
3 13 (2.74%) OpenVAS
4 8 (1.68%) SCCM
5 4 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.84%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.84%) WSUS
6 3 (0.63%) Juniper STRM
6 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.63%) RSA enVision
6 3 (0.63%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.42%) CASB
7 2 (0.42%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.42%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.21%) Endace
8 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 68 (14.32%) Cisco
2 43 (9.05%) Qualys
3 42 (8.84%) Splunk
4 41 (8.63%) LogRhythm
5 32 (6.74%) CheckPoint
5 32 (6.74%) Juniper
6 28 (5.89%) Microsoft
7 25 (5.26%) IBM
8 24 (5.05%) Fortinet
9 22 (4.63%) Forcepoint
10 21 (4.42%) Tufin
11 19 (4.00%) CyberArk
11 19 (4.00%) Rapid7
11 19 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 18 (3.79%) ArcSight
13 13 (2.74%) AlienVault
13 13 (2.74%) Aveksa
13 13 (2.74%) Bomgar
14 11 (2.32%) McAfee
15 9 (1.89%) Trend Micro