Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 138 208
Rank change year-on-year -48 +70 +100
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 156 267 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.51% 2.46% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 7.47% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 127 188 146
South West median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% - +6.48%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,750 £39,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £80,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 3090 3573 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.89% 32.95% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2366 2803 2894
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,063 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -25 68 £42,500 -30.61% 4
Wiltshire -17 39 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Gloucestershire -49 30 £58,750 -2.08% 2
Cornwall +10 11 £55,000 - 1
Dorset -9 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Devon +14 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Somerset 0 1 £57,500 +43.75%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (53.85%) Information Security
2 77 (49.36%) Security Cleared
3 73 (46.79%) Windows
4 69 (44.23%) Linux
5 68 (43.59%) DV Cleared
6 65 (41.67%) Firewall
7 64 (41.03%) SC Cleared
8 61 (39.10%) TCP/IP
9 56 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 56 (35.90%) Cybersecurity
10 52 (33.33%) CISM
10 52 (33.33%) ITIL
11 51 (32.69%) CCNA
11 51 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
12 48 (30.77%) SANS
13 47 (30.13%) SIEM
14 43 (27.56%) Network Security
15 42 (26.92%) CESG
16 39 (25.00%) DNS
17 37 (23.72%) Java
17 37 (23.72%) Security Architecture
18 36 (23.08%) DHCP
18 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
19 35 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (21.79%) Management Information System
21 33 (21.15%) Internet
21 33 (21.15%) Unix
22 32 (20.51%) HTTP
22 32 (20.51%) vSphere
23 31 (19.87%) Mentoring

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 11 (7.05%) IIS
2 4 (2.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (41.67%) Firewall
2 61 (39.10%) TCP/IP
3 43 (27.56%) Network Security
4 39 (25.00%) DNS
5 36 (23.08%) DHCP
6 33 (21.15%) Internet
7 32 (20.51%) HTTP
8 29 (18.59%) FTP
8 29 (18.59%) SMTP
8 29 (18.59%) X.400
9 22 (14.10%) DMZ
10 14 (8.97%) VPN
11 8 (5.13%) LAN
11 8 (5.13%) WAN
12 7 (4.49%) FCoE
12 7 (4.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (4.49%) SNMP
12 7 (4.49%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (1.92%) IPsec
13 3 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) Big Data
2 4 (2.56%) Apache Hive
2 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) JIRA
2 7 (4.49%) Redmine
3 3 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.92%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.92%) CodeSonar
3 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.92%) git-flow
3 3 (1.92%) Robot Framework
3 3 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 16 (10.26%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.21%) Games
4 4 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.92%) Military
6 2 (1.28%) Marketing
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (35.90%) Analyst
2 33 (21.15%) Security Engineer
3 30 (19.23%) Security Analyst
4 25 (16.03%) Consultant
5 23 (14.74%) Security Consultant
6 22 (14.10%) Network Engineer
7 21 (13.46%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (12.18%) SOC Analyst
9 18 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) Information Manager
11 10 (6.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 9 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 9 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 9 (5.77%) Information Assurance Leader
13 8 (5.13%) Information Analyst
13 8 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
13 8 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
14 7 (4.49%) SIEM Analyst
15 6 (3.85%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.03%) .NET
2 6 (3.85%) Java EE
2 6 (3.85%) STL
3 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.56%) REST
4 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.92%) Django
4 3 (1.92%) LAMP
4 3 (1.92%) Node.js
4 3 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.92%) SOAP
4 3 (1.92%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.92%) CESG
2 35 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (21.79%) Management Information System
4 24 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (13.46%) Security Operations Centre
6 12 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (5.77%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.92%) PKI
10 3 (1.92%) SCADA
11 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.64%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.79%) Windows
2 69 (44.23%) Linux
3 33 (21.15%) Unix
4 7 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.56%) Android
5 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.85%) Information Security
2 56 (35.90%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (33.33%) ITIL
4 47 (30.13%) SIEM
5 37 (23.72%) Security Architecture
6 31 (19.87%) Mentoring
7 30 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 27 (17.31%) Security Operations
9 26 (16.67%) Coaching
10 23 (14.74%) Infrastructure Management
10 23 (14.74%) Service Management
11 22 (14.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (14.10%) Virtual Environments
12 21 (13.46%) ITSM
12 21 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (8.97%) Ethical Hacking
14 10 (6.41%) Information Assurance
14 10 (6.41%) Security Management
14 10 (6.41%) Test Management
14 10 (6.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.72%) Java
2 18 (11.54%) C
3 15 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (9.62%) Python
4 10 (6.41%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.49%) Korn
6 6 (3.85%) C#
6 6 (3.85%) C++
6 6 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.21%) PHP
7 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (49.36%) Security Cleared
2 68 (43.59%) DV Cleared
3 64 (41.03%) SC Cleared
4 52 (33.33%) CISM
5 51 (32.69%) CCNA
5 51 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (30.77%) SANS
7 29 (18.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 26 (16.67%) GCIA
9 25 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (15.38%) SSCP
11 22 (14.10%) CESG Certified Professional
11 22 (14.10%) MCSE
12 21 (13.46%) CREST Certified
12 21 (13.46%) GCIH
13 18 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
14 15 (9.62%) Degree
14 15 (9.62%) GIAC
15 13 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
15 13 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 17 (10.90%) RMADS
4 9 (5.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (4.49%) GDPR
6 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.92%) COBIT
7 3 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.28%) 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 32 (20.51%) vSphere
2 14 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (7.05%) Snort
4 9 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.13%) Active Directory
6 7 (4.49%) NFS
6 7 (4.49%) Samba
6 7 (4.49%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) Nessus
1 10 (6.41%) Puppet
2 7 (4.49%) Ansible
2 7 (4.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (4.49%) Nagios
2 7 (4.49%) vCenter Server
3 5 (3.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (1.92%) Salt
6 2 (1.28%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.90%) VMware
3 14 (8.97%) LogRhythm
4 13 (8.33%) Cisco
4 13 (8.33%) Rapid7
5 11 (7.05%) ArcSight
5 11 (7.05%) Splunk
6 10 (6.41%) Acunetix
6 10 (6.41%) AlienVault
7 7 (4.49%) Dell
7 7 (4.49%) EMC
7 7 (4.49%) NetApp
7 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds
7 7 (4.49%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.92%) Capita
9 2 (1.28%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.28%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.28%) SAP
10 1 (0.64%) Symantec
10 1 (0.64%) Thales