Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 198 173
Rank change year-on-year -22 -25 +67
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 128 144 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.18% 1.40% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.03% 4.45% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 103 140 160
South West median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £60,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% -6.64% +9.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 3,176 3,235 3,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.29% 31.37% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,298 2,551 2,829
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%
10th Percentile £24,856 £23,249 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Gloucestershire +39 37 £55,000 +5.77% 3
Bristol -38 33 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Wiltshire -10 29 £45,000 - 3
Somerset +32 14 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Dorset -39 6 £56,000 -6.67% 2
Devon +13 2 £39,753 +18.38% 1
Cornwall -37 1 - - 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 56 (43.75%) Information Security
2 54 (42.19%) Security Cleared
3 50 (39.06%) Firewall
4 48 (37.50%) Windows
5 46 (35.94%) Linux
5 46 (35.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 45 (35.16%) CCNA
6 45 (35.16%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (30.47%) ITIL
7 39 (30.47%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
8 37 (28.91%) CISM
9 35 (27.34%) TCP/IP
10 34 (26.56%) CESG
10 34 (26.56%) DV Cleared
11 33 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (24.22%) SC Cleared
13 29 (22.66%) C
13 29 (22.66%) SSCP
13 29 (22.66%) Network Security
14 27 (21.09%) vSphere
14 27 (21.09%) HTTP
15 24 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
16 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (17.97%) GIAC
16 23 (17.97%) PCI DSS
17 22 (17.19%) Puppet
17 22 (17.19%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (17.19%) Management Information System
17 22 (17.19%) DNS

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 9 (7.03%) Apache
1 9 (7.03%) IIS
2 5 (3.91%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (39.06%) Firewall
2 35 (27.34%) TCP/IP
3 29 (22.66%) Network Security
4 27 (21.09%) HTTP
5 22 (17.19%) DHCP
5 22 (17.19%) DMZ
5 22 (17.19%) DNS
5 22 (17.19%) FTP
5 22 (17.19%) HTTPS
5 22 (17.19%) SMTP
5 22 (17.19%) X.400
6 9 (7.03%) Internet
7 8 (6.25%) FCoE
7 8 (6.25%) SNMP
8 5 (3.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.91%) SSL
9 1 (0.78%) LAN
9 1 (0.78%) VPN
9 1 (0.78%) WAN
9 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) MySQL
2 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.69%) Big Data
3 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) JIRA
2 8 (6.25%) Redmine
3 5 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.91%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.91%) CodeSonar
3 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) git-flow
3 5 (3.91%) Robot Framework
3 5 (3.91%) Selenium
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Retail
3 9 (7.03%) Games
4 5 (3.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Electronics
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.41%) Consultant
3 18 (14.06%) Security Consultant
4 17 (13.28%) Information Security Consultant
5 16 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Architect
6 14 (10.94%) Security Architect
7 13 (10.16%) Network Engineer
8 12 (9.38%) Security Manager
9 11 (8.59%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (8.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.81%) IT Engineer
10 10 (7.81%) IT Manager
11 8 (6.25%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) IT Risk Manager
12 7 (5.47%) Risk Manager
12 7 (5.47%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.94%) LAMP
2 6 (4.69%) Java EE
2 6 (4.69%) REST
2 6 (4.69%) STL
3 5 (3.91%) .NET
3 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.91%) Django
3 5 (3.91%) Node.js
3 5 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.91%) SOAP
3 5 (3.91%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.56%) CESG
2 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (17.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.25%) PKI
5 7 (5.47%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.78%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.50%) Windows
2 46 (35.94%) Linux
3 12 (9.38%) Unix
4 9 (7.03%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.91%) Android
5 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.75%) Information Security
2 39 (30.47%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (30.47%) ITIL
3 33 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (17.19%) Infrastructure Management
4 22 (17.19%) Root Cause Analysis
4 22 (17.19%) Virtual Environments
5 17 (13.28%) Security Architecture
5 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.72%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (10.94%) Data Protection
7 14 (10.94%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.16%) SIEM
8 13 (10.16%) User Stories
9 12 (9.38%) Information Assurance
9 12 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.59%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (7.81%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.66%) C
2 14 (10.94%) PHP
3 13 (10.16%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.25%) Korn
5 7 (5.47%) Python
6 6 (4.69%) C#
6 6 (4.69%) C++
6 6 (4.69%) Java
6 6 (4.69%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.13%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) R
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (42.19%) Security Cleared
2 45 (35.16%) CCNA
2 45 (35.16%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (28.91%) CISM
4 34 (26.56%) DV Cleared
5 31 (24.22%) SC Cleared
6 29 (22.66%) SSCP
7 24 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 23 (17.97%) GIAC
9 22 (17.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 20 (15.63%) SANS
11 19 (14.84%) CompTIA Security+
12 18 (14.06%) CISA
13 14 (10.94%) Linux+ Certification
13 14 (10.94%) MCSE
13 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (10.94%) Network+ Certification
14 11 (8.59%) CEH
15 10 (7.81%) CLAS
15 10 (7.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (35.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (17.97%) PCI DSS
3 21 (16.41%) GDPR
4 14 (10.94%) RMADS
5 11 (8.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (7.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (3.91%) ISO 9001
9 4 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (2.34%) COBIT
11 2 (1.56%) PMO
11 2 (1.56%) QA
11 2 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.78%) NIST 800
System Software
1 27 (21.09%) vSphere
2 8 (6.25%) NFS
2 8 (6.25%) Samba
2 8 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (6.25%) VMware NSX
3 5 (3.91%) Docker
4 1 (0.78%) Firmware
4 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (17.19%) Puppet
2 9 (7.03%) Cacti
2 9 (7.03%) ZABBIX
3 8 (6.25%) Ansible
3 8 (6.25%) Nagios
3 8 (6.25%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.91%) Salt
5 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.78%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) Cisco
3 8 (6.25%) EMC
3 8 (6.25%) NetApp
3 8 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 8 (6.25%) VMware
4 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.34%) Capita
5 3 (2.34%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.34%) Juniper
5 3 (2.34%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.34%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.56%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.78%) Sun
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec
7 1 (0.78%) Thales