Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 165 178
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13 +75
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 141 201 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.38% 1.94% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 6.20% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 106 171 179
South West median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +4.35% +11.49%
10th Percentile £37,875 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 3,003 3,243 3,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.30% 31.29% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,148 2,558 3,005
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,675 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Wiltshire -12 44 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Gloucestershire +13 40 £50,000 -9.09%
Bristol -34 37 £48,000 -36.00% 9
Devon +16 4 £49,500 +47.41% 2
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Cornwall -28 1 £45,000 -10.00% 3
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 75 (53.19%) Security Cleared
2 70 (49.65%) Firewall
3 63 (44.68%) Windows
3 63 (44.68%) Linux
4 61 (43.26%) Information Security
5 60 (42.55%) TCP/IP
6 57 (40.43%) SC Cleared
7 51 (36.17%) DV Cleared
7 51 (36.17%) CESG
8 50 (35.46%) ITIL
8 50 (35.46%) CCNA
8 50 (35.46%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (34.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 40 (28.37%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (26.95%) Network Security
12 38 (26.95%) vSphere
12 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
12 38 (26.95%) HTTP
13 37 (26.24%) CESG Certified Professional
14 34 (24.11%) Virtual Environments
14 34 (24.11%) SMTP
14 34 (24.11%) DHCP
14 34 (24.11%) FTP
14 34 (24.11%) DNS
14 34 (24.11%) DMZ
14 34 (24.11%) X.400
14 34 (24.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 34 (24.11%) Infrastructure Management
14 34 (24.11%) Root Cause Analysis

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 14 (9.93%) IIS
2 5 (3.55%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 70 (49.65%) Firewall
2 60 (42.55%) TCP/IP
3 38 (26.95%) HTTP
3 38 (26.95%) Network Security
4 34 (24.11%) DHCP
4 34 (24.11%) DMZ
4 34 (24.11%) DNS
4 34 (24.11%) FTP
4 34 (24.11%) SMTP
4 34 (24.11%) X.400
5 26 (18.44%) HTTPS
6 24 (17.02%) Internet
7 11 (7.80%) FCoE
7 11 (7.80%) SNMP
8 6 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.84%) SSL
10 1 (0.71%) LAN
10 1 (0.71%) VPN
10 1 (0.71%) WAN
10 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) Big Data
2 5 (3.55%) Apache Hive
2 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.84%) MySQL
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (10.64%) JIRA
2 11 (7.80%) Redmine
3 4 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.84%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.84%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.84%) git-flow
3 4 (2.84%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.84%) Selenium
General
1 24 (17.02%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Games
3 7 (4.96%) Legal
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
4 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Electronics
5 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.42%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.02%) Consultant
3 22 (15.60%) Network Engineer
4 21 (14.89%) Security Consultant
5 17 (12.06%) Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Risk Manager
7 12 (8.51%) Security Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) IT Manager
8 11 (7.80%) IT Risk Manager
9 10 (7.09%) SOC Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) Architect
11 8 (5.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 8 (5.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) Java EE
2 7 (4.96%) STL
3 5 (3.55%) REST
4 4 (2.84%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.84%) Django
4 4 (2.84%) LAMP
4 4 (2.84%) Node.js
4 4 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.84%) SOAP
4 4 (2.84%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (36.17%) CESG
2 39 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 13 (9.22%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (8.51%) CESG CLAS
6 10 (7.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.55%) SCADA
8 4 (2.84%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.71%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.71%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.68%) Linux
1 63 (44.68%) Windows
2 13 (9.22%) Unix
3 5 (3.55%) Android
3 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.26%) Information Security
2 50 (35.46%) ITIL
3 40 (28.37%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (24.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 34 (24.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 34 (24.11%) Virtual Environments
5 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
6 22 (15.60%) Mentoring
7 20 (14.18%) Security Architecture
8 19 (13.48%) Coaching
9 17 (12.06%) IT Audit
10 15 (10.64%) SIEM
10 15 (10.64%) User Stories
11 14 (9.93%) Information Assurance
12 13 (9.22%) Security Operations
13 12 (8.51%) Risk Management
13 12 (8.51%) Service Management
14 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (7.80%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (7.80%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.44%) C
2 17 (12.06%) Java
3 15 (10.64%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.80%) Korn
5 7 (4.96%) C#
5 7 (4.96%) C++
5 7 (4.96%) Objective-C
5 7 (4.96%) Python
6 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.26%) PHP
6 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (53.19%) Security Cleared
2 57 (40.43%) SC Cleared
3 51 (36.17%) DV Cleared
4 50 (35.46%) CCNA
4 50 (35.46%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (26.24%) CESG Certified Professional
6 34 (24.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 32 (22.70%) CISM
7 32 (22.70%) SANS
8 20 (14.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 20 (14.18%) GIAC
9 19 (13.48%) CISA
10 16 (11.35%) Linux+ Certification
10 16 (11.35%) MCSE
10 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (11.35%) Network+ Certification
10 16 (11.35%) SSCP
11 14 (9.93%) CLAS
11 14 (9.93%) IISP
12 12 (8.51%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (34.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (16.31%) RMADS
3 22 (15.60%) GDPR
4 19 (13.48%) PCI DSS
5 14 (9.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (3.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.71%) COBIT
8 1 (0.71%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.71%) NIST 800
System Software
1 38 (26.95%) vSphere
2 11 (7.80%) NFS
2 11 (7.80%) Samba
2 11 (7.80%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (7.80%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.84%) Docker
4 1 (0.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Puppet
2 11 (7.80%) Ansible
2 11 (7.80%) Nagios
2 11 (7.80%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (2.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (2.84%) Salt
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) EMC
2 11 (7.80%) NetApp
2 11 (7.80%) SolarWinds
2 11 (7.80%) VMware
3 3 (2.13%) Capita
3 3 (2.13%) Cisco
3 3 (2.13%) SAP
4 2 (1.42%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.71%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.71%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.71%) McAfee
5 1 (0.71%) Thales