Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 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
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 155 244
Rank change year-on-year -42 +89 +51
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 150 228 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.45% 2.09% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 6.38% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 141 162 85
South West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £72,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £61,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.21% +7.39% +4.55%

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 3229 3571 3528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.31% 32.70% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2835 2759
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,127 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.32% +2.89% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,100 £22,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £46,658 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.41% +3.68% -

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 23 August 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 6 months to 23 August 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
Bristol -22 67 £42,250 -23.18% 9
Wiltshire +1 30 £45,000 -18.18%
Cornwall +20 20 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -76 12 £61,250 -5.77%
Dorset +13 6 £48,000 +3.78%
Somerset -1 5 £60,000 +50.00%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 88 (58.67%) Information Security
2 72 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 68 (45.33%) Linux
4 66 (44.00%) Windows
5 65 (43.33%) SIEM
6 64 (42.67%) SC Cleared
7 63 (42.00%) DV Cleared
8 56 (37.33%) CISM
9 54 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
10 53 (35.33%) TCP/IP
11 51 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 49 (32.67%) Unix
13 48 (32.00%) Firewall
14 46 (30.67%) ITIL
15 45 (30.00%) Java
15 45 (30.00%) SANS
16 40 (26.67%) Security Architecture
16 40 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
17 38 (25.33%) CCNA
17 38 (25.33%) Network Security
18 37 (24.67%) LogRhythm
18 37 (24.67%) DNS
18 37 (24.67%) Snort
19 35 (23.33%) GCIA
19 35 (23.33%) Management Information System
20 34 (22.67%) DHCP
20 34 (22.67%) PCI DSS
21 32 (21.33%) Internet
22 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
22 31 (20.67%) GCIH

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 6 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (35.33%) TCP/IP
2 48 (32.00%) Firewall
3 38 (25.33%) Network Security
4 37 (24.67%) DNS
5 34 (22.67%) DHCP
6 32 (21.33%) Internet
7 24 (16.00%) FTP
7 24 (16.00%) HTTP
7 24 (16.00%) SMTP
7 24 (16.00%) X.400
8 17 (11.33%) DMZ
9 16 (10.67%) VPN
10 11 (7.33%) LAN
10 11 (7.33%) WAN
10 11 (7.33%) Wireshark
11 10 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
12 7 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (2.00%) IPsec
14 2 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.00%) Finance
3 8 (5.33%) Retail
4 4 (2.67%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.67%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (43.33%) Analyst
2 39 (26.00%) Security Engineer
3 35 (23.33%) Security Analyst
4 23 (15.33%) Consultant
4 23 (15.33%) SOC Analyst
5 20 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 19 (12.67%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (11.33%) Network Engineer
7 17 (11.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (10.67%) Security Consultant
9 11 (7.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 11 (7.33%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (6.00%) Information Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) Information Security Analyst
11 7 (4.67%) SIEM Analyst
12 6 (4.00%) Information Manager
12 6 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
13 5 (3.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 28 (18.67%) CESG
3 27 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 22 (14.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 15 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (6.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (2.00%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 68 (45.33%) Linux
2 66 (44.00%) Windows
3 49 (32.67%) Unix
4 10 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (58.67%) Information Security
2 65 (43.33%) SIEM
3 54 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (30.67%) ITIL
5 40 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 31 (20.67%) Coaching
7 29 (19.33%) Network Monitoring
7 29 (19.33%) Security Operations
7 29 (19.33%) Software Engineering
8 28 (18.67%) Mentoring
9 25 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 18 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 18 (12.00%) ITSM
10 18 (12.00%) Service Management
11 17 (11.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (11.33%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (8.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (8.67%) Test Management
13 12 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (7.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.00%) Java
2 20 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 20 (13.33%) Python
3 9 (6.00%) C
4 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 64 (42.67%) SC Cleared
3 63 (42.00%) DV Cleared
4 56 (37.33%) CISM
5 45 (30.00%) SANS
6 40 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (25.33%) CCNA
8 35 (23.33%) GCIA
9 31 (20.67%) GCIH
10 24 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 20 (13.33%) CREST Certified
11 20 (13.33%) RHCA
11 20 (13.33%) RHCE
11 20 (13.33%) RHCSA
12 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (10.67%) CCNP
13 16 (10.67%) SSCP
14 14 (9.33%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (9.33%) GIAC
15 13 (8.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (22.67%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (4.00%) COBIT
5 5 (3.33%) NIST 800
6 4 (2.67%) RMADS
7 3 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (2.00%) GDPR
7 3 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.33%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.33%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (24.67%) Snort
2 27 (18.00%) vSphere
3 12 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (13.33%) Nessus
2 11 (7.33%) Nmap
3 6 (4.00%) RSA enVision
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) LogRhythm
2 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.00%) Splunk
4 26 (17.33%) ArcSight
5 23 (15.33%) Rapid7
6 20 (13.33%) Acunetix
6 20 (13.33%) AlienVault
7 15 (10.00%) Cisco
8 13 (8.67%) VMware
9 11 (7.33%) FireEye
10 10 (6.67%) Dell
10 10 (6.67%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.00%) SAP
12 2 (1.33%) CyberArk
12 2 (1.33%) Forcepoint
13 1 (0.67%) Citrix
13 1 (0.67%) Google
13 1 (0.67%) HP
13 1 (0.67%) Juniper
13 1 (0.67%) Symantec