Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 213 247
Rank change year-on-year +19 +34 -3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 485 538 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 1.54% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 4.97% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 366 422 494
South East median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.96% +2.95%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 8280 10834 13261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 30.99% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6713 8728 10631
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 November 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 24 November 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
Surrey +53 170 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Thames Valley -59 139 £57,500 -4.17% 11
Berkshire -44 111 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Hampshire +2 89 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Kent +20 32 £51,250 -13.14% 1
East Sussex +12 29 £50,000 -13.79% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 27 £64,000 -20.00% 1
West Sussex +5 9 £43,250 -35.93% 1
Oxfordshire -21 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Middlesex +9 1 - -
M4 Corridor -6 1 - -
Sussex -8 1 £50,000 -15.25%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 326 (67.22%) Information Security
2 288 (59.38%) CISM
3 231 (47.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 203 (41.86%) Finance
5 163 (33.61%) Firewall
6 144 (29.69%) Penetration Testing
7 129 (26.60%) Risk Management
8 125 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
9 120 (24.74%) PCI DSS
9 120 (24.74%) CEH
10 119 (24.54%) CISA
11 112 (23.09%) Risk Assessment
12 108 (22.27%) Management Information System
13 107 (22.06%) ITIL
14 106 (21.86%) Security Architecture
15 104 (21.44%) SIEM
16 100 (20.62%) Network Security
17 98 (20.21%) Degree
18 92 (18.97%) GIAC
19 91 (18.76%) Security Operations
20 68 (14.02%) Security Management
20 68 (14.02%) Active Directory
20 68 (14.02%) Vulnerability Management
21 67 (13.81%) CRISC
22 63 (12.99%) Windows
22 63 (12.99%) Linux
23 57 (11.75%) Information Security Management
24 51 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
24 51 (10.52%) SSCP
24 51 (10.52%) Risk Analysis

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 5 (1.03%) IIS
1 5 (1.03%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.06%) Office 365
3 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.82%) SaaS
5 3 (0.62%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) G Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 163 (33.61%) Firewall
2 100 (20.62%) Network Security
3 49 (10.10%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.09%) VPN
4 15 (3.09%) WAN
5 14 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (2.68%) Internet
6 13 (2.68%) LAN
7 12 (2.47%) VoIP
7 12 (2.47%) Wireless
8 10 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (2.06%) IPsec
9 9 (1.86%) FWSM
9 9 (1.86%) SSL
10 8 (1.65%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (1.65%) DMVPN
11 3 (0.62%) DNS
11 3 (0.62%) MPLS
11 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.06%) Relational Database
2 8 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.62%) Big Data
4 2 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) GIS
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.44%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.21%) AppScan
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Redmine
3 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 203 (41.86%) Finance
2 30 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.30%) Legal
4 10 (2.06%) Digital Economy
5 9 (1.86%) Banking
6 7 (1.44%) French Language
6 7 (1.44%) German Language
7 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Games
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 129 (26.60%) Analyst
2 116 (23.92%) Security Analyst
3 95 (19.59%) Consultant
4 81 (16.70%) Security Consultant
5 71 (14.64%) Security Engineer
6 67 (13.81%) Security Manager
7 64 (13.20%) Information Analyst
7 64 (13.20%) Information Security Analyst
8 44 (9.07%) Information Security Manager
9 41 (8.45%) Information Manager
10 36 (7.42%) IT Analyst
11 33 (6.80%) Information Security Consultant
12 28 (5.77%) Architect
12 28 (5.77%) Security Architect
13 27 (5.57%) IT Security Analyst
14 21 (4.33%) IT Manager
15 20 (4.12%) Risk Manager
16 19 (3.92%) IT Engineer
16 19 (3.92%) IT Security Engineer
17 17 (3.51%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.09%) Web Services
2 5 (1.03%) .NET
2 5 (1.03%) HTML
2 5 (1.03%) JSON
2 5 (1.03%) RESTful
2 5 (1.03%) XML
3 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (0.82%) HTML5
4 1 (0.21%) Ajax
4 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 108 (22.27%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.25%) Cyberthreat
3 34 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 32 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.57%) PKI
6 24 (4.95%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (3.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
10 9 (1.86%) CESG
10 9 (1.86%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.65%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.44%) NHS
13 5 (1.03%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.03%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.82%) Driving Licence
15 3 (0.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 3 (0.62%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.99%) Linux
1 63 (12.99%) Windows
2 22 (4.54%) Unix
3 16 (3.30%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.86%) Kali Linux
6 7 (1.44%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.03%) Android
8 2 (0.41%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (67.22%) Information Security
2 144 (29.69%) Penetration Testing
3 129 (26.60%) Risk Management
4 125 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
5 112 (23.09%) Risk Assessment
6 107 (22.06%) ITIL
7 106 (21.86%) Security Architecture
8 104 (21.44%) SIEM
9 91 (18.76%) Security Operations
10 68 (14.02%) Security Management
10 68 (14.02%) Vulnerability Management
11 57 (11.75%) Information Security Management
12 51 (10.52%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (10.52%) Risk Analysis
13 50 (10.31%) Ethical Hacking
14 49 (10.10%) Data Protection
15 44 (9.07%) Security Testing
16 41 (8.45%) OWASP
16 41 (8.45%) Process Improvement
16 41 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.68%) C
1 13 (2.68%) Java
1 13 (2.68%) Python
2 10 (2.06%) Bash Shell
3 9 (1.86%) Ruby
3 9 (1.86%) SQL
4 8 (1.65%) C++
5 7 (1.44%) Perl
6 5 (1.03%) PHP
7 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.21%) Korn
8 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 288 (59.38%) CISM
2 120 (24.74%) CEH
3 119 (24.54%) CISA
4 98 (20.21%) Degree
5 92 (18.97%) GIAC
6 67 (13.81%) CRISC
7 51 (10.52%) SSCP
8 44 (9.07%) Security Cleared
9 43 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (7.01%) SC Cleared
11 24 (4.95%) CCNP
12 23 (4.74%) SANS
13 22 (4.54%) CESG Certified Professional
14 21 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
15 20 (4.12%) CREST Certified
16 16 (3.30%) CCNA
17 15 (3.09%) CCDP
17 15 (3.09%) GCIH
17 15 (3.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 12 (2.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (47.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (24.74%) PCI DSS
3 38 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 37 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 34 (7.01%) GDPR
6 26 (5.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (2.06%) ISO 22301
9 8 (1.65%) ISO 9001
9 8 (1.65%) NIST 800
10 7 (1.44%) ISO 31000
11 5 (1.03%) COBIT
11 5 (1.03%) GPG13
11 5 (1.03%) RMADS
11 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.82%) QA
13 3 (0.62%) SLA
13 3 (0.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 68 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
2 1 (0.21%) NFS
2 1 (0.21%) Samba
2 1 (0.21%) Snort
2 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.68%) Nessus
2 10 (2.06%) CSIRT
3 8 (1.65%) Nmap
4 6 (1.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.62%) QRadar
6 2 (0.41%) Juniper STRM
6 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.41%) RSA enVision
6 2 (0.41%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
7 1 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (7.42%) Cisco
2 23 (4.74%) Splunk
3 18 (3.71%) CheckPoint
4 16 (3.30%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.09%) Qualys
6 14 (2.89%) VMware
7 10 (2.06%) McAfee
7 10 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.86%) Oracle
9 8 (1.65%) Apple
9 8 (1.65%) Juniper
9 8 (1.65%) NetWitness
9 8 (1.65%) Sourcefire
10 7 (1.44%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.44%) HP
10 7 (1.44%) Kaspersky
10 7 (1.44%) WatchGuard
11 6 (1.24%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.24%) GENBAND
12 5 (1.03%) IBM