Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 137 216
Rank change year-on-year -45 +79 +72
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 157 261 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.56% 2.42% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 7.39% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 127 189 132
South West median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,750 £40,050
90th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year - +6.84% +6.36%

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 3053 3531 3569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.35% 32.72% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2349 2782 2831
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -24 66 £42,250 -33.73% 2
Wiltshire -12 38 £45,000 -18.18%
Gloucestershire -57 24 £58,750 -2.08%
Cornwall +12 14 £55,000 -
Dorset +8 6 £48,000 -20.00%
Somerset +2 1 £57,500 +43.75%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 84 (53.50%) Information Security
2 78 (49.68%) Security Cleared
3 72 (45.86%) Windows
4 71 (45.22%) Linux
5 70 (44.59%) DV Cleared
6 67 (42.68%) SC Cleared
7 61 (38.85%) TCP/IP
8 60 (38.22%) Firewall
8 60 (38.22%) Cybersecurity
9 57 (36.31%) CISM
10 54 (34.39%) ITIL
11 53 (33.76%) SIEM
12 52 (33.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 51 (32.48%) CCNA
13 51 (32.48%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (28.66%) SANS
15 43 (27.39%) Network Security
16 42 (26.75%) DNS
17 40 (25.48%) Java
18 39 (24.84%) CESG
18 39 (24.84%) DHCP
19 38 (24.20%) Unix
20 37 (23.57%) Microsoft
20 37 (23.57%) Security Architecture
21 34 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (21.02%) vSphere
22 33 (21.02%) Management Information System
23 32 (20.38%) HTTP
23 32 (20.38%) PCI DSS
24 31 (19.75%) FTP

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 (5.10%) IIS
2 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (38.85%) TCP/IP
2 60 (38.22%) Firewall
3 43 (27.39%) Network Security
4 42 (26.75%) DNS
5 39 (24.84%) DHCP
6 32 (20.38%) HTTP
7 31 (19.75%) FTP
7 31 (19.75%) Internet
7 31 (19.75%) SMTP
7 31 (19.75%) X.400
8 24 (15.29%) DMZ
9 15 (9.55%) VPN
10 9 (5.73%) LAN
10 9 (5.73%) WAN
11 8 (5.10%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (3.82%) FCoE
12 6 (3.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (3.82%) SNMP
13 3 (1.91%) IPsec
14 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.91%) Big Data
2 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) JIRA
2 6 (3.82%) Redmine
3 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.64%) CodeSonar
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) git-flow
3 1 (0.64%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.92%) Finance
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
4 4 (2.55%) Games
5 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (35.67%) Analyst
2 40 (25.48%) Security Engineer
3 31 (19.75%) Security Analyst
4 24 (15.29%) Consultant
4 24 (15.29%) Network Engineer
4 24 (15.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (14.01%) Security Consultant
6 20 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (11.46%) SOC Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 14 (8.92%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Information Manager
9 10 (6.37%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (5.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 8 (5.10%) Information Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Security Manager
12 7 (4.46%) SIEM Analyst
13 6 (3.82%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.29%) .NET
2 4 (2.55%) Java EE
2 4 (2.55%) STL
3 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.27%) REST
4 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) Django
4 1 (0.64%) LAMP
4 1 (0.64%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.64%) Node.js
4 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.64%) SOAP
4 1 (0.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.84%) CESG
2 34 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (21.02%) Management Information System
4 23 (14.65%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (14.01%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (10.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.82%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.91%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.91%) PKI
9 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.27%) SCADA
10 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.64%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 72 (45.86%) Windows
2 71 (45.22%) Linux
3 38 (24.20%) Unix
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.50%) Information Security
2 60 (38.22%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (34.39%) ITIL
4 53 (33.76%) SIEM
5 37 (23.57%) Security Architecture
6 30 (19.11%) Mentoring
7 28 (17.83%) Software Engineering
8 27 (17.20%) Coaching
9 26 (16.56%) Security Operations
10 25 (15.92%) Infrastructure Management
11 24 (15.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (15.29%) Virtual Environments
12 22 (14.01%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (14.01%) Service Management
13 20 (12.74%) ITSM
14 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
15 13 (8.28%) Ethical Hacking
16 12 (7.64%) Identity Access Management
17 11 (7.01%) Security Management
17 11 (7.01%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.48%) Java
2 17 (10.83%) JavaScript
2 17 (10.83%) Python
3 15 (9.55%) C
4 7 (4.46%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.82%) Korn
6 4 (2.55%) C#
6 4 (2.55%) C++
6 4 (2.55%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.91%) PHP
7 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (49.68%) Security Cleared
2 70 (44.59%) DV Cleared
3 67 (42.68%) SC Cleared
4 57 (36.31%) CISM
5 51 (32.48%) CCNA
5 51 (32.48%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (28.66%) SANS
7 31 (19.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 27 (17.20%) GCIA
9 23 (14.65%) GCIH
9 23 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (14.01%) SSCP
11 21 (13.38%) CREST Certified
12 19 (12.10%) MCSE
13 16 (10.19%) Network+ Certification
14 15 (9.55%) CESG Certified Professional
15 14 (8.92%) GIAC
15 14 (8.92%) RHCA
15 14 (8.92%) RHCE
15 14 (8.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (33.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (20.38%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.37%) RMADS
4 7 (4.46%) GDPR
5 6 (3.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.91%) COBIT
7 3 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.27%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.64%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.64%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (21.02%) vSphere
2 18 (11.46%) Snort
3 14 (8.92%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (5.73%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.82%) NFS
6 6 (3.82%) Samba
6 6 (3.82%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.92%) Nessus
2 7 (4.46%) Puppet
3 6 (3.82%) Ansible
3 6 (3.82%) Nagios
3 6 (3.82%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.91%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (1.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.27%) Nmap
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.64%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.64%) Salt
6 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.38%) LogRhythm
3 17 (10.83%) Rapid7
3 17 (10.83%) VMware
4 16 (10.19%) Splunk
5 14 (8.92%) Acunetix
5 14 (8.92%) AlienVault
6 12 (7.64%) ArcSight
6 12 (7.64%) Cisco
7 8 (5.10%) Dell
7 8 (5.10%) SonicWALL
8 6 (3.82%) EMC
8 6 (3.82%) NetApp
8 6 (3.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.27%) Capita
9 2 (1.27%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.27%) FireEye
9 2 (1.27%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.64%) Google
10 1 (0.64%) Thales