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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 154 190
Rank change year-on-year -7 +36  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 64 109 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.26% 1.85% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 5.52% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 87 41
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £60,000
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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1555 1976 1839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.58% 33.57% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1569 1443
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 £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
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 30 March 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 30 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
Bristol -10 36 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Wiltshire +9 10 £45,000 -26.08%
Gloucestershire -33 6 £65,000 - 1
Cornwall - 6 £53,750 - 2
Dorset - 4 £60,000 -
Somerset -2 2 £60,000 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 96 (62.34%) Security Cleared
2 85 (55.19%) Information Security
3 72 (46.75%) DV Cleared
4 62 (40.26%) CISM
5 61 (39.61%) Cybersecurity
6 58 (37.66%) SANS
7 56 (36.36%) Linux
8 55 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 54 (35.06%) GIAC
10 52 (33.77%) ITIL
11 51 (33.12%) TCP/IP
12 49 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
13 45 (29.22%) SC Cleared
14 44 (28.57%) Firewall
15 43 (27.92%) Windows
16 42 (27.27%) C
17 41 (26.62%) CCNA
18 40 (25.97%) Management Information System
19 39 (25.32%) Risk Management
19 39 (25.32%) Security Architecture
20 37 (24.03%) Software Engineering
21 35 (22.73%) CISA
22 32 (20.78%) Penetration Testing
23 31 (20.13%) Coaching
24 29 (18.83%) SIEM
24 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 29 (18.83%) Java
25 28 (18.18%) MCSE
25 28 (18.18%) SSCP
25 28 (18.18%) Finance

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 8 (5.19%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.95%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (33.12%) TCP/IP
2 44 (28.57%) Firewall
3 18 (11.69%) HTTP
4 16 (10.39%) Network Security
5 15 (9.74%) DHCP
5 15 (9.74%) DNS
5 15 (9.74%) Internet
5 15 (9.74%) Wireshark
6 14 (9.09%) DMZ
6 14 (9.09%) FTP
6 14 (9.09%) SMTP
6 14 (9.09%) X.400
7 9 (5.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.25%) FCoE
8 5 (3.25%) SNMP
9 4 (2.60%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (2.60%) SSL
10 3 (1.95%) Wireless
11 1 (0.65%) LAN
11 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) Big Data
2 8 (5.19%) Apache Hive
2 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.60%) MySQL
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) JIRA
2 5 (3.25%) Redmine
3 4 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.60%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.60%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.60%) git-flow
3 4 (2.60%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.60%) Selenium
4 3 (1.95%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 17 (11.04%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.79%) Games
4 10 (6.49%) Legal
5 8 (5.19%) Banking
6 6 (3.90%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.95%) Electronics
7 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.95%) Marketing
7 3 (1.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Consultant
2 28 (18.18%) Analyst
3 20 (12.99%) Security Consultant
3 20 (12.99%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (10.39%) SOC Analyst
5 15 (9.74%) Architect
6 14 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 12 (7.79%) Platform Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Security Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
8 11 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) Security Manager
8 11 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 9 (5.84%) Security Architect
11 8 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) IT Manager
12 7 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.34%) .NET
2 12 (7.79%) Java EE
2 12 (7.79%) STL
3 4 (2.60%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.60%) Django
3 4 (2.60%) LAMP
3 4 (2.60%) Node.js
3 4 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (2.60%) REST
3 4 (2.60%) SOAP
3 4 (2.60%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.97%) Management Information System
2 28 (18.18%) CESG
3 22 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.25%) Cybercrime
6 5 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.30%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (36.36%) Linux
2 43 (27.92%) Windows
3 23 (14.94%) Unix
4 8 (5.19%) Android
4 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.95%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.19%) Information Security
2 61 (39.61%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (33.77%) ITIL
4 39 (25.32%) Risk Management
4 39 (25.32%) Security Architecture
5 37 (24.03%) Software Engineering
6 32 (20.78%) Penetration Testing
7 31 (20.13%) Coaching
8 29 (18.83%) SIEM
9 28 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 28 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
10 27 (17.53%) Ethical Hacking
10 27 (17.53%) Security Operations
11 21 (13.64%) Information Assurance
11 21 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (13.64%) Security Management
12 17 (11.04%) Business Development
12 17 (11.04%) Incident Management
12 17 (11.04%) ITIL V3
12 17 (11.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.27%) C
2 29 (18.83%) Java
3 12 (7.79%) C#
3 12 (7.79%) C++
3 12 (7.79%) Objective-C
4 10 (6.49%) Python
5 9 (5.84%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.55%) SQL
7 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.25%) Korn
9 4 (2.60%) Perl
9 4 (2.60%) PHP
9 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (62.34%) Security Cleared
2 72 (46.75%) DV Cleared
3 62 (40.26%) CISM
4 58 (37.66%) SANS
5 54 (35.06%) GIAC
6 49 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (29.22%) SC Cleared
8 41 (26.62%) CCNA
9 35 (22.73%) CISA
10 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
11 28 (18.18%) MCSE
11 28 (18.18%) Security+ Certification
11 28 (18.18%) SSCP
12 26 (16.88%) Degree
13 25 (16.23%) Network+ Certification
14 24 (15.58%) CESG Certified Professional
14 24 (15.58%) Linux+ Certification
15 22 (14.29%) GCIH
16 21 (13.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (12.99%) PCI DSS
3 19 (12.34%) COBIT
4 9 (5.84%) ISO27002
5 8 (5.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (3.90%) JSP 440
8 4 (2.60%) ISO22301
8 4 (2.60%) ISO27005
8 4 (2.60%) RMADS
9 1 (0.65%) GPG13
9 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 21 (13.64%) Snort
2 15 (9.74%) vSphere
3 6 (3.90%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.25%) NFS
4 5 (3.25%) Samba
4 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.60%) Docker
6 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) Nmap
2 9 (5.84%) Puppet
3 6 (3.90%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 6 (3.90%) Nessus
3 6 (3.90%) RSA enVision
4 5 (3.25%) Ansible
4 5 (3.25%) Nagios
5 4 (2.60%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (13.64%) LogRhythm
2 19 (12.34%) ArcSight
3 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.44%) Cisco
4 13 (8.44%) FireEye
5 6 (3.90%) Splunk
5 6 (3.90%) VMware
6 5 (3.25%) EMC
6 5 (3.25%) NetApp
6 5 (3.25%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.60%) SAP
8 2 (1.30%) Acunetix
8 2 (1.30%) AlienVault
8 2 (1.30%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.30%) Infoblox
8 2 (1.30%) LogLogic
8 2 (1.30%) NetWitness
8 2 (1.30%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.65%) Dell
9 1 (0.65%) SonicWALL
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago