The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South West
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 146 192
Rank change year-on-year -31 +46  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 61 96 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 1.79% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 5.60% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 33
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,272
% change year-on-year -4.34% +7.93%  

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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1650 1715 1733
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.22% 32.04% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1382 1356
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

CISSP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in the South West.

Salary trend for CISSP in the South West

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the South West over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the South West

CISSP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Bristol -21 23 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Cornwall - 11 £55,000 -
Wiltshire -2 8 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Gloucestershire -36 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Somerset -8 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Dorset - 3 £48,700 - 3
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 87 (63.50%) Information Security
2 78 (56.93%) Security Cleared
3 57 (41.61%) DV Cleared
4 56 (40.88%) CISM
5 55 (40.15%) Linux
6 53 (38.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 52 (37.96%) SC Cleared
8 47 (34.31%) Cybersecurity
8 47 (34.31%) ITIL
9 45 (32.85%) Windows
9 45 (32.85%) SANS
10 42 (30.66%) TCP/IP
10 42 (30.66%) SIEM
11 41 (29.93%) Risk Management
12 38 (27.74%) Snort
12 38 (27.74%) LogRhythm
13 37 (27.01%) Security Architecture
13 37 (27.01%) Unix
14 35 (25.55%) GIAC
15 33 (24.09%) Management Information System
15 33 (24.09%) GCIH
15 33 (24.09%) Java
15 33 (24.09%) Coaching
16 29 (21.17%) GCIA
16 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
16 29 (21.17%) Security Operations
17 28 (20.44%) Mentoring
17 28 (20.44%) Firewall
18 27 (19.71%) CISA
18 27 (19.71%) Cisco Certification

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (2.19%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.66%) TCP/IP
2 28 (20.44%) Firewall
3 24 (17.52%) Internet
4 21 (15.33%) Wireshark
5 17 (12.41%) Network Security
6 16 (11.68%) DHCP
6 16 (11.68%) DNS
7 13 (9.49%) DMZ
7 13 (9.49%) FTP
7 13 (9.49%) HTTP
7 13 (9.49%) SMTP
7 13 (9.49%) X.400
8 9 (6.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.92%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (2.19%) LAN
10 3 (2.19%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (2.19%) VPN
10 3 (2.19%) WAN
10 3 (2.19%) Wireless
11 1 (0.73%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Redmine
General
1 22 (16.06%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.41%) Finance
3 10 (7.30%) Legal
3 10 (7.30%) Retail
4 8 (5.84%) Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.19%) Electronics
6 3 (2.19%) Games
6 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Analyst
2 30 (21.90%) Consultant
3 24 (17.52%) Security Engineer
3 24 (17.52%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (17.52%) SOC Analyst
4 17 (12.41%) Security Consultant
5 16 (11.68%) Security Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) Information Security Consultant
7 13 (9.49%) Architect
7 13 (9.49%) Network Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) Security Manager
10 10 (7.30%) Security Architect
11 8 (5.84%) Information Assurance Consultant
12 7 (5.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 7 (5.11%) IT Manager
12 7 (5.11%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.09%) Management Information System
2 25 (18.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (16.06%) CESG
4 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.46%) iPad
10 1 (0.73%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.73%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 55 (40.15%) Linux
2 45 (32.85%) Windows
3 37 (27.01%) Unix
4 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.46%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (63.50%) Information Security
2 47 (34.31%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (34.31%) ITIL
3 42 (30.66%) SIEM
4 41 (29.93%) Risk Management
5 37 (27.01%) Security Architecture
6 33 (24.09%) Coaching
7 29 (21.17%) Security Operations
7 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
8 28 (20.44%) Mentoring
9 26 (18.98%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (12.41%) Security Management
11 16 (11.68%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (10.95%) Business Development
13 14 (10.22%) Information Assurance
13 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Management
14 13 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (9.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (9.49%) Virtual Environments
15 12 (8.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.09%) Java
2 22 (16.06%) C
3 11 (8.03%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.03%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) SQL
5 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.73%) Korn
Qualifications
1 78 (56.93%) Security Cleared
2 57 (41.61%) DV Cleared
3 56 (40.88%) CISM
4 52 (37.96%) SC Cleared
5 45 (32.85%) SANS
6 35 (25.55%) GIAC
7 33 (24.09%) GCIH
8 29 (21.17%) GCIA
9 27 (19.71%) CISA
9 27 (19.71%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (14.60%) Degree
11 19 (13.87%) CCNA
12 18 (13.14%) CESG Certified Professional
13 13 (9.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (8.03%) CompTIA Security+
14 11 (8.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (8.03%) CREST Certified
14 11 (8.03%) RHCE
14 11 (8.03%) RHCSA
14 11 (8.03%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (38.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (16.06%) PCI DSS
3 16 (11.68%) COBIT
4 8 (5.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (4.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27002
6 4 (2.92%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.46%) GDPR
8 1 (0.73%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (27.74%) Snort
2 16 (11.68%) vSphere
3 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.73%) NFS
5 1 (0.73%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (13.87%) Nmap
2 13 (9.49%) Nessus
3 8 (5.84%) RSA enVision
4 6 (4.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (2.92%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.46%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.73%) Ansible
7 1 (0.73%) Nagios
7 1 (0.73%) Puppet
7 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (27.74%) LogRhythm
2 27 (19.71%) ArcSight
3 19 (13.87%) FireEye
4 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.41%) Splunk
5 15 (10.95%) Cisco
6 11 (8.03%) Acunetix
6 11 (8.03%) AlienVault
6 11 (8.03%) Rapid7
7 4 (2.92%) SAP
7 4 (2.92%) VMware
8 3 (2.19%) Dell
8 3 (2.19%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.46%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.46%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.46%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.46%) NetWitness
10 1 (0.73%) EMC
10 1 (0.73%) NetApp
10 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds
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