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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South East
Rank 229 191 222
Rank change year-on-year -38 +31  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 164 323 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 1.68% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 5.37% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 128 276 204
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 4149 6013 6520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.77% 31.25% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3365 4860 4972
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,946 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -24 63 £60,500 +10.00% 11
Hampshire +30 35 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey -4 28 £55,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +36 24 £55,000 -12.00% 4
Kent +2 15 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -18 8 £62,500 +4.16% 3
East Sussex +10 5 £60,000 -25.00%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 167 (49.70%) CISM
2 161 (47.92%) Information Security
3 116 (34.52%) CISA
4 112 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 109 (32.44%) SIEM
6 102 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 95 (28.27%) Active Directory
8 94 (27.98%) Windows
9 84 (25.00%) Firewall
9 84 (25.00%) CEH
10 72 (21.43%) PCI DSS
10 72 (21.43%) Security Operations
11 70 (20.83%) Linux
12 69 (20.54%) ITIL
13 65 (19.35%) Analytics
14 61 (18.15%) Management Information System
15 59 (17.56%) Intrusion Detection
16 58 (17.26%) TCP/IP
17 57 (16.96%) SANS
18 55 (16.37%) SQL
19 54 (16.07%) SQL Server
20 51 (15.18%) Degree
21 50 (14.88%) Risk Management
22 49 (14.58%) Project Management
23 47 (13.99%) Microsoft
24 46 (13.69%) Windows Server
25 45 (13.39%) Finance
26 43 (12.80%) Security Management
26 43 (12.80%) GCIA
26 43 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related 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 42 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (7.14%) IIS
3 11 (3.27%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.68%) Apache
4 9 (2.68%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.27%) MS Excel
1 11 (3.27%) MS Office
2 9 (2.68%) MS Project
2 9 (2.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.08%) IaaS
3 6 (1.79%) SaaS
4 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.60%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.60%) G Suite
5 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.60%) Office 365
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (25.00%) Firewall
2 59 (17.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 58 (17.26%) TCP/IP
4 41 (12.20%) Network Security
5 33 (9.82%) HTTP
6 22 (6.55%) HTTPS
7 13 (3.87%) DNS
7 13 (3.87%) LAN
7 13 (3.87%) WAN
8 11 (3.27%) SSL
9 10 (2.98%) SSH
10 6 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.79%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.49%) VPN
11 5 (1.49%) Wireless
12 4 (1.19%) Internet
12 4 (1.19%) LDAP
12 4 (1.19%) WebEx
12 4 (1.19%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.14%) Big Data
3 23 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.27%) InfluxDB
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.60%) DB2
6 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.60%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.60%) MySQL
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 45 (13.39%) Finance
2 35 (10.42%) German Language
3 31 (9.23%) French Language
4 26 (7.74%) Spanish Language
5 22 (6.55%) Legal
6 20 (5.95%) Games
7 17 (5.06%) Dutch Language
7 17 (5.06%) Italian Language
8 15 (4.46%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.68%) Portuguese Language
10 7 (2.08%) Marketing
11 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.89%) Military
14 2 (0.60%) Banking
14 2 (0.60%) Electronics
15 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (29.76%) Analyst
2 74 (22.02%) Security Analyst
3 47 (13.99%) Security Engineer
4 36 (10.71%) Consultant
4 36 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 36 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.63%) Information Analyst
5 29 (8.63%) Information Security Analyst
5 29 (8.63%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (8.04%) Security Consultant
6 27 (8.04%) Senior Security Analyst
7 26 (7.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 25 (7.44%) Security Support Engineer
9 21 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
10 20 (5.95%) Architect
10 20 (5.95%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) IT Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) IT Security Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) SIEM Analyst
11 19 (5.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.17%) .NET
1 14 (4.17%) ZeroMQ
2 12 (3.57%) JSON
3 11 (3.27%) 802.1X
3 11 (3.27%) Web Services
4 9 (2.68%) Regular Expression
5 8 (2.38%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.89%) OAuth
6 3 (0.89%) RESTful
7 2 (0.60%) JCE
8 1 (0.30%) Middleware
8 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.15%) Management Information System
2 37 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 35 (10.42%) Cyberthreat
4 30 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
5 24 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 20 (5.95%) Data Protection Act
7 13 (3.87%) PKI
8 10 (2.98%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.38%) CESG
9 8 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.38%) Fintech
9 8 (2.38%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.89%) iPad
13 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (27.98%) Windows
2 70 (20.83%) Linux
3 46 (13.69%) Windows Server
4 35 (10.42%) CentOS
5 29 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (8.33%) Unix
7 18 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.27%) Mac OS
9 9 (2.68%) Windows NT
9 9 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.60%) NetWare
11 1 (0.30%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (47.92%) Information Security
2 112 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 109 (32.44%) SIEM
4 72 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 69 (20.54%) ITIL
6 65 (19.35%) Analytics
7 50 (14.88%) Risk Management
8 49 (14.58%) Project Management
9 43 (12.80%) Security Management
9 43 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 37 (11.01%) Security Monitoring
11 35 (10.42%) Mentoring
11 35 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
11 35 (10.42%) Presales
12 32 (9.52%) Data Protection
13 31 (9.23%) ISMS
14 27 (8.04%) OWASP
15 25 (7.44%) Information Security Management
16 24 (7.14%) Incident Management
17 23 (6.85%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.37%) SQL
2 20 (5.95%) Java
3 18 (5.36%) C
4 10 (2.98%) Python
5 8 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (49.70%) CISM
2 116 (34.52%) CISA
3 84 (25.00%) CEH
4 57 (16.96%) SANS
5 51 (15.18%) Degree
6 43 (12.80%) GCIA
7 40 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 34 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (8.63%) CompTIA Security+
9 29 (8.63%) SC Cleared
9 29 (8.63%) Security+ Certification
10 22 (6.55%) CCNA
11 20 (5.95%) GCIH
12 16 (4.76%) MCSE
12 16 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (4.46%) IISP
13 15 (4.46%) ISSAP
14 14 (4.17%) DV Cleared
15 13 (3.87%) CLAS
16 12 (3.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.63%) COBIT
4 17 (5.06%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (4.46%) ISO27002
5 15 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (3.57%) GDPR
6 12 (3.57%) SLA
7 8 (2.38%) ISO 9000
8 5 (1.49%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.49%) JSP 440
9 4 (1.19%) GPG13
10 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.60%) COSO
11 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.30%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.30%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.30%) SAS 70
System Software
1 95 (28.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.38%) Samba
3 5 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.89%) Snort
4 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.60%) HDFS
5 2 (0.60%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (6.55%) Grafana
2 13 (3.87%) Nessus
3 12 (3.57%) Endace
4 10 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (2.68%) SCCM
5 9 (2.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.49%) Graphite
6 5 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.49%) Kibana
7 4 (1.19%) EnCase
7 4 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.89%) FTK
8 3 (0.89%) Nagios
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.89%) QRadar
9 2 (0.60%) Ansible
9 2 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.33%) Cisco
3 24 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 23 (6.85%) Oracle
5 22 (6.55%) Splunk
6 20 (5.95%) Juniper
7 19 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.76%) Google
9 15 (4.46%) Intel Security
10 14 (4.17%) Apple
10 14 (4.17%) ArcSight
11 13 (3.87%) VMware
12 11 (3.27%) Fujitsu
13 10 (2.98%) Fortinet
13 10 (2.98%) Palo Alto
13 10 (2.98%) Symantec
14 9 (2.68%) Lotus
14 9 (2.68%) Novell
15 8 (2.38%) Qualys
15 8 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
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Wipro
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-55,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + PENSION, HEALTH, GYM
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Wipro
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Bupa
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Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Reading
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Middlesex
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Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £65,000 - £70,000
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Staines
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Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
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