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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South West
Rank 157 148 185
Rank change year-on-year -9 +37  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 72 104 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.44% 1.78% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 5.35% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 83 46
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1540 1945 1825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.71% 33.34% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1541 1435
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 38 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Wiltshire +10 11 £45,000 -20.71%
Gloucestershire -20 10 £48,500 -25.38% 1
Cornwall - 5 £52,500 - 1
Dorset - 5 £60,000 -
Somerset -9 2 £60,000 -
Devon - 1 £33,581 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 98 (61.25%) Security Cleared
2 88 (55.00%) Information Security
3 73 (45.63%) DV Cleared
4 62 (38.75%) CISM
4 62 (38.75%) Cybersecurity
5 60 (37.50%) SANS
6 58 (36.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (34.38%) GIAC
7 55 (34.38%) ITIL
7 55 (34.38%) Linux
8 53 (33.13%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (32.50%) TCP/IP
10 47 (29.38%) Management Information System
11 46 (28.75%) Firewall
11 46 (28.75%) SC Cleared
12 45 (28.13%) CCNA
13 43 (26.88%) Windows
13 43 (26.88%) C
14 42 (26.25%) Security Architecture
15 39 (24.38%) Risk Management
16 38 (23.75%) CISA
17 37 (23.13%) Software Engineering
18 34 (21.25%) Penetration Testing
19 31 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
20 30 (18.75%) Java
20 30 (18.75%) MCSE
20 30 (18.75%) CESG
20 30 (18.75%) Coaching
21 29 (18.13%) Ethical Hacking
21 29 (18.13%) Reverse Engineering

CISSP
Top Related 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 (5.63%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.88%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.50%) TCP/IP
2 46 (28.75%) Firewall
3 19 (11.88%) HTTP
4 18 (11.25%) Network Security
5 16 (10.00%) DHCP
5 16 (10.00%) DNS
6 15 (9.38%) DMZ
6 15 (9.38%) FTP
6 15 (9.38%) SMTP
6 15 (9.38%) X.400
7 14 (8.75%) Internet
7 14 (8.75%) Wireshark
8 9 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (3.13%) FCoE
9 5 (3.13%) SNMP
10 4 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (2.50%) SSL
11 3 (1.88%) Wireless
12 1 (0.63%) LAN
12 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) Big Data
2 9 (5.63%) Apache Hive
2 9 (5.63%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) JIRA
2 5 (3.13%) Redmine
3 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.50%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.50%) git-flow
3 4 (2.50%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.50%) Selenium
4 3 (1.88%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (16.88%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.50%) Games
4 10 (6.25%) Legal
5 8 (5.00%) Banking
6 7 (4.38%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.88%) Electronics
7 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.88%) Marketing
7 3 (1.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (27.50%) Consultant
2 29 (18.13%) Analyst
3 22 (13.75%) Security Consultant
4 20 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 18 (11.25%) Architect
6 16 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 15 (9.38%) SOC Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) Network Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Security Architect
8 12 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.88%) CISSP Consultant
9 11 (6.88%) Information Security Consultant
9 11 (6.88%) Security Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) Security Manager
10 10 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) Compliance Consultant
12 8 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.50%) .NET
2 13 (8.13%) Java EE
2 13 (8.13%) STL
3 4 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.50%) Django
3 4 (2.50%) LAMP
3 4 (2.50%) Node.js
3 4 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (2.50%) REST
3 4 (2.50%) SOAP
3 4 (2.50%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.38%) Management Information System
2 30 (18.75%) CESG
3 21 (13.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.75%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.25%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.38%) Linux
2 43 (26.88%) Windows
3 21 (13.13%) Unix
4 9 (5.63%) Android
4 9 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.88%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.00%) Information Security
2 62 (38.75%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (34.38%) ITIL
4 42 (26.25%) Security Architecture
5 39 (24.38%) Risk Management
6 37 (23.13%) Software Engineering
7 34 (21.25%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (18.75%) Coaching
9 29 (18.13%) Ethical Hacking
9 29 (18.13%) Reverse Engineering
10 28 (17.50%) SIEM
11 27 (16.88%) Mentoring
11 27 (16.88%) Security Operations
12 24 (15.00%) Security Management
13 23 (14.38%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (13.13%) Information Assurance
15 19 (11.88%) ITIL V3
16 17 (10.63%) Business Development
16 17 (10.63%) Incident Management
16 17 (10.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.88%) C
2 30 (18.75%) Java
3 13 (8.13%) C#
3 13 (8.13%) C++
3 13 (8.13%) Objective-C
4 9 (5.63%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.63%) Python
5 8 (5.00%) SQL
6 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.13%) Korn
7 4 (2.50%) Perl
7 4 (2.50%) PHP
7 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (61.25%) Security Cleared
2 73 (45.63%) DV Cleared
3 62 (38.75%) CISM
4 60 (37.50%) SANS
5 55 (34.38%) GIAC
6 53 (33.13%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (28.75%) SC Cleared
8 45 (28.13%) CCNA
9 38 (23.75%) CISA
10 31 (19.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (18.75%) MCSE
12 29 (18.13%) SSCP
13 28 (17.50%) CompTIA Security+
13 28 (17.50%) Security+ Certification
14 26 (16.25%) CESG Certified Professional
14 26 (16.25%) Network+ Certification
15 25 (15.63%) Degree
15 25 (15.63%) Linux+ Certification
16 23 (14.38%) CEH
17 21 (13.13%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (36.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (15.63%) PCI DSS
3 21 (13.13%) COBIT
4 11 (6.88%) ISO27002
5 8 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (4.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (3.75%) JSP 440
8 4 (2.50%) ISO22301
8 4 (2.50%) ISO27005
8 4 (2.50%) RMADS
9 2 (1.25%) QA
10 1 (0.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (11.88%) Snort
2 15 (9.38%) vSphere
3 6 (3.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.13%) NFS
4 5 (3.13%) Samba
4 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Nmap
2 9 (5.63%) Puppet
3 7 (4.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 6 (3.75%) Nessus
4 6 (3.75%) RSA enVision
5 5 (3.13%) Ansible
5 5 (3.13%) Nagios
6 4 (2.50%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (11.88%) LogRhythm
2 18 (11.25%) ArcSight
3 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.13%) Cisco
5 12 (7.50%) FireEye
6 6 (3.75%) VMware
7 5 (3.13%) EMC
7 5 (3.13%) NetApp
7 5 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.13%) Splunk
8 3 (1.88%) SAP
9 2 (1.25%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.25%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.25%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.25%) NetWitness
10 1 (0.63%) Acunetix
10 1 (0.63%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.63%) Dell
10 1 (0.63%) Rapid7
10 1 (0.63%) SonicWALL
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago