Period
to 19 April 2018

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 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 208 175
Rank change year-on-year -5 -33 +74
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 140 141 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.32% 1.38% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% 4.41% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 107 141 165
South West median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +4.35% +11.49%
10th Percentile £37,950 £40,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +6.38%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,050 3,196 3,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.71% 31.27% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,153 2,509 3,049
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,950
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 6 months to 19 April 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
Wiltshire 0 39 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +34 35 £50,000 - 3
Bristol -46 33 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Somerset +21 11 £35,000 -41.67% 3
Devon +18 5 £49,500 +47.41%
Dorset -46 3 - - 3
Cornwall -33 2 £45,000 -18.18%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 68 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 66 (47.14%) Firewall
3 58 (41.43%) Windows
4 56 (40.00%) Linux
5 55 (39.29%) Information Security
6 51 (36.43%) ITIL
7 50 (35.71%) CCNA
7 50 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 48 (34.29%) CESG
9 47 (33.57%) TCP/IP
9 47 (33.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 42 (30.00%) Network Security
10 42 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 40 (28.57%) DV Cleared
11 40 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (25.71%) CESG Certified Professional
12 36 (25.71%) vSphere
12 36 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (25.71%) HTTP
13 34 (24.29%) Cybersecurity
14 32 (22.86%) Infrastructure Management
14 32 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 32 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 32 (22.86%) DNS
14 32 (22.86%) SMTP
14 32 (22.86%) DHCP
14 32 (22.86%) FTP
14 32 (22.86%) HTTPS
14 32 (22.86%) DMZ

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 12 (8.57%) IIS
2 6 (4.29%) Apache
3 4 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (47.14%) Firewall
2 47 (33.57%) TCP/IP
3 42 (30.00%) Network Security
4 36 (25.71%) HTTP
5 32 (22.86%) DHCP
5 32 (22.86%) DMZ
5 32 (22.86%) DNS
5 32 (22.86%) FTP
5 32 (22.86%) HTTPS
5 32 (22.86%) SMTP
5 32 (22.86%) X.400
6 15 (10.71%) Internet
7 8 (5.71%) FCoE
7 8 (5.71%) SNMP
8 7 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.86%) SSL
10 1 (0.71%) LAN
10 1 (0.71%) WAN
10 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.71%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) MySQL
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.57%) Big Data
3 5 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) JIRA
2 8 (5.71%) Redmine
3 4 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.86%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.86%) git-flow
3 4 (2.86%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Games
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 5 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (2.14%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.14%) Electronics
4 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (15.00%) Consultant
3 18 (12.86%) Network Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) Security Consultant
4 17 (12.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 14 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) Architect
7 12 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
7 12 (8.57%) Security Architect
8 11 (7.86%) IT Risk Manager
8 11 (7.86%) Risk Manager
9 9 (6.43%) Security Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Security Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Security Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.14%) LAMP
2 7 (5.00%) .NET
3 5 (3.57%) REST
4 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.86%) Django
4 4 (2.86%) Java EE
4 4 (2.86%) Node.js
4 4 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.86%) SOAP
4 4 (2.86%) Spring MVC
4 4 (2.86%) STL
5 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 48 (34.29%) CESG
2 36 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.57%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.57%) PKI
6 4 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.14%) SCADA
8 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.43%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.43%) Windows
2 56 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (7.14%) Unix
4 6 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.86%) Android
5 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) Information Security
2 51 (36.43%) ITIL
3 40 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (24.29%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (22.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 32 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 32 (22.86%) Virtual Environments
6 19 (13.57%) Security Architecture
6 19 (13.57%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.14%) IT Audit
8 15 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 14 (10.00%) SIEM
10 13 (9.29%) Information Assurance
11 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
11 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.57%) User Stories
12 11 (7.86%) Coaching
13 10 (7.14%) Business Development
13 10 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) C
2 12 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 10 (7.14%) PHP
4 8 (5.71%) Korn
5 7 (5.00%) Java
6 5 (3.57%) Python
7 4 (2.86%) C#
7 4 (2.86%) C++
7 4 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.14%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) R
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 50 (35.71%) CCNA
2 50 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 40 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 36 (25.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 32 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 31 (22.14%) CISM
7 23 (16.43%) SSCP
8 22 (15.71%) SANS
9 19 (13.57%) CISA
9 19 (13.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 19 (13.57%) GIAC
10 13 (9.29%) CLAS
11 12 (8.57%) IISP
11 12 (8.57%) Linux+ Certification
11 12 (8.57%) MCSE
11 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (8.57%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (8.57%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (33.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (17.86%) GDPR
3 21 (15.00%) RMADS
4 16 (11.43%) PCI DSS
5 12 (8.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (2.14%) COBIT
9 2 (1.43%) PMO
9 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.71%) NIST 800
System Software
1 36 (25.71%) vSphere
2 8 (5.71%) NFS
2 8 (5.71%) Samba
2 8 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (5.71%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) Puppet
2 8 (5.71%) Ansible
2 8 (5.71%) Nagios
2 8 (5.71%) vCenter Server
3 6 (4.29%) Cacti
3 6 (4.29%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.86%) Salt
5 2 (1.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.43%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.71%) QRadar
Vendors
1 42 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.86%) Cisco
3 8 (5.71%) EMC
3 8 (5.71%) NetApp
3 8 (5.71%) SolarWinds
3 8 (5.71%) VMware
4 3 (2.14%) ArcSight
4 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.14%) Fortinet
4 3 (2.14%) Juniper
4 3 (2.14%) Palo Alto
4 3 (2.14%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Capita
5 1 (0.71%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.71%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.71%) Splunk