Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 176 230
Rank change year-on-year +22 +54 -34
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 81 158 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.40% 1.61% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 5.08% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 111 109
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -25.00%
10th Percentile £40,600 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £72,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -4.00%

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 1,645 3,110 3,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.35% 31.78% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,219 2,175 2,223
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,037 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in the South West.

Salary trend for CISSP in the South West

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the South West over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +14 27 £61,500 +5.13%
Wiltshire +38 21 £63,500 +13.39% 3
Somerset +22 11 £41,250 -38.89%
Gloucestershire -29 6 £55,000 +25.00% 4
Dorset +38 5 £57,500 +16.16%
Cornwall - 3 £65,000 -
Devon - 2 £41,500 - 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 52 (64.20%) CISM
2 51 (62.96%) Information Security
3 39 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
5 33 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (30.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 23 (28.40%) SC Cleared
7 23 (28.40%) Security Management
7 23 (28.40%) Management Information System
8 22 (27.16%) Risk Management
9 21 (25.93%) Security Architecture
9 21 (25.93%) Data Privacy
10 20 (24.69%) Information Assurance
10 20 (24.69%) DV Cleared
11 19 (23.46%) NCSC
12 18 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 18 (22.22%) OWASP
12 18 (22.22%) SIEM
13 16 (19.75%) PCI DSS
13 16 (19.75%) ISMS
14 15 (18.52%) Information Security Management
14 15 (18.52%) CESG
14 15 (18.52%) Public Sector
15 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
15 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (16.05%) Finance
16 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity
16 13 (16.05%) JSP 440
16 13 (16.05%) Cyber Essentials
17 12 (14.81%) Azure

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 5 (6.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Gephi
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Azure
2 9 (11.11%) AWS
3 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.17%) Office 365
4 3 (3.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.47%) GCP
5 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.23%) IaaS
6 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Firewall
2 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) Network Security
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) VoIP
5 2 (2.47%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) MPLS
6 1 (1.23%) Skype
6 1 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.23%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Burp Suite
1 6 (7.41%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) git-flow
General
1 15 (18.52%) Public Sector
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 8 (9.88%) Legal
4 3 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.47%) Law
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Consultant
1 20 (24.69%) Security Consultant
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 12 (14.81%) Security Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Security Officer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Security Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Information Officer
8 4 (4.94%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) ModSecurity
1 2 (2.47%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Management Information System
2 15 (18.52%) CESG
3 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.17%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (4.94%) PKI
6 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (2.47%) Cyberattack
8 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.47%) NHS
8 2 (2.47%) User Experience
9 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) CentOS
3 4 (4.94%) Fedora
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.47%) Kali Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Information Security
2 39 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (28.40%) Security Management
4 22 (27.16%) Risk Management
5 21 (25.93%) Data Privacy
5 21 (25.93%) Security Architecture
6 20 (24.69%) Information Assurance
7 18 (22.22%) OWASP
7 18 (22.22%) SIEM
8 16 (19.75%) ISMS
9 15 (18.52%) Information Security Management
10 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
11 13 (16.05%) Business Continuity
12 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
13 9 (11.11%) ITIL
13 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.88%) Decision-Making
14 8 (9.88%) Internal Audit
14 8 (9.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) C
2 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.17%) Python
3 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.47%) SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (64.20%) CISM
2 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
3 25 (30.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 23 (28.40%) SC Cleared
5 20 (24.69%) DV Cleared
6 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (14.81%) CRISC
8 10 (12.35%) Degree
9 9 (11.11%) GIAC
10 8 (9.88%) CEH
10 8 (9.88%) SSCP
11 7 (8.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (8.64%) CCNA
11 7 (8.64%) CISA
11 7 (8.64%) SANS
12 6 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (7.41%) MCSE
12 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (6.17%) CCSP
13 5 (6.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (23.46%) NCSC
3 18 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 16 (19.75%) PCI DSS
5 13 (16.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (16.05%) JSP 440
6 10 (12.35%) GDPR
7 5 (6.17%) NIST
8 4 (4.94%) ISO 22301
9 3 (3.70%) ISO 31000
9 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.23%) Def Stans
10 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
10 1 (1.23%) QA
10 1 (1.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Docker
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) NFS
2 4 (4.94%) Samba
2 4 (4.94%) VirtualBox
2 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) Xen
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.23%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.41%) Nmap
3 4 (4.94%) Ansible
3 4 (4.94%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 4 (4.94%) OpenNMS
3 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 4 (4.94%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.94%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.23%) CASB
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.23%) Kibana
5 1 (1.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.23%) Oozie
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Capita
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Cloudera
2 4 (4.94%) Dell
2 4 (4.94%) EMC
2 4 (4.94%) Hortonworks
2 4 (4.94%) LogRhythm
2 4 (4.94%) NetApp
2 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
2 4 (4.94%) VMware
3 3 (3.70%) Splunk
4 2 (2.47%) ForgeRock
4 2 (2.47%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Remedy
5 1 (1.23%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.23%) McAfee
5 1 (1.23%) SAP