Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 182 201
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 -68
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 133 146 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.37% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.80% 5.07% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 129
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -22.61%
10th Percentile £41,125 £37,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £73,088 £68,750 £71,250
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 2,770 2,881 3,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.47% 28.64% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,073 2,115 2,380
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,920 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 -20 48 £58,500 +30.00% 3
Bristol +4 28 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Dorset +15 27 £62,500 +10.13% 5
Wiltshire -15 21 £51,593 -6.20% 4
Devon -4 6 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Somerset -1 2 £52,500 +31.25%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 80 (60.15%) Cybersecurity
2 77 (57.89%) CISM
3 68 (51.13%) Degree
4 67 (50.38%) Information Security
5 48 (36.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (31.58%) CESG Certified Professional
7 40 (30.08%) Management Information System
8 38 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 37 (27.82%) Finance
9 37 (27.82%) CISA
10 35 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (24.81%) Firewall
12 32 (24.06%) SSCP
13 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (23.31%) Penetration Testing
14 29 (21.80%) Ethical Hacking
14 29 (21.80%) GIAC
14 29 (21.80%) Azure
14 29 (21.80%) SANS
15 28 (21.05%) AWS
15 28 (21.05%) PCI DSS
15 28 (21.05%) Network+ Certification
15 28 (21.05%) Risk Management
15 28 (21.05%) C
15 28 (21.05%) Linux
16 27 (20.30%) CCNA
16 27 (20.30%) CompTIA Security+
17 26 (19.55%) Security Cleared
18 25 (18.80%) Kanban
18 25 (18.80%) JIRA

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 25 (18.80%) Apache Spark
2 24 (18.05%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (18.05%) OpenStack
3 12 (9.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) Azure
2 28 (21.05%) AWS
3 24 (18.05%) GCP
3 24 (18.05%) OpenShift
4 5 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.81%) Firewall
2 24 (18.05%) HTTPS
2 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (11.28%) Network Security
4 12 (9.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (6.02%) Internet
6 3 (2.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.75%) DNS
7 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.75%) HTTP
7 1 (0.75%) MPLS
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) Big Data
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.75%) Impala
Development Applications
1 25 (18.80%) Bitbucket
1 25 (18.80%) Git (software)
1 25 (18.80%) git-flow
1 25 (18.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) JUnit
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 37 (27.82%) Finance
2 17 (12.78%) Public Sector
3 12 (9.02%) Aerospace
3 12 (9.02%) Games
4 10 (7.52%) Retail
5 9 (6.77%) Banking
5 9 (6.77%) Law
6 7 (5.26%) Military
7 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.01%) Legal
9 2 (1.50%) Electronics
9 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.50%) Marketing
9 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) Consultant
2 21 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 18 (13.53%) Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) Security Manager
5 14 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
6 12 (9.02%) Information Manager
6 12 (9.02%) Information Security Manager
7 11 (8.27%) C++ Consultant
7 11 (8.27%) Software Consultant
7 11 (8.27%) Windows Consultant
8 10 (7.52%) Security Specialist
9 9 (6.77%) Automation Test Lead
9 9 (6.77%) Security Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Test Automation Consultant
9 9 (6.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Test Consultant
9 9 (6.77%) Test Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Test Leader
10 8 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.80%) .NET
1 25 (18.80%) Kafka
2 24 (18.05%) AngularJS
2 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
2 24 (18.05%) GraphQL
2 24 (18.05%) Node.js
2 24 (18.05%) React
2 24 (18.05%) REST
2 24 (18.05%) Spring
2 24 (18.05%) Spring MVC
2 24 (18.05%) Vue.js
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) JSON
3 1 (0.75%) RESTful
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.77%) Cybercrime
3 12 (9.02%) Cyberattack
4 11 (8.27%) Mobile Computing
5 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.77%) CESG
5 9 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (4.51%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
8 1 (0.75%) Shadow IT
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Linux
2 24 (18.05%) Android
2 24 (18.05%) Apple iOS
3 22 (16.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) CentOS
4 1 (0.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (60.15%) Cybersecurity
2 67 (50.38%) Information Security
3 38 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 35 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (23.31%) Penetration Testing
6 29 (21.80%) Ethical Hacking
7 28 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 25 (18.80%) Kanban
8 25 (18.80%) Reverse Engineering
8 25 (18.80%) Scrum
9 24 (18.05%) API Design
9 24 (18.05%) Information Assurance
9 24 (18.05%) MVC
10 20 (15.04%) ITIL
10 20 (15.04%) SIEM
11 16 (12.03%) Security Operations
12 15 (11.28%) Data Protection
12 15 (11.28%) ISMS
13 14 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (10.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) C
2 14 (10.53%) C++
3 13 (9.77%) C#
4 7 (5.26%) Python
5 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.50%) Java
7 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (57.89%) CISM
2 68 (51.13%) Degree
3 42 (31.58%) CESG Certified Professional
4 37 (27.82%) CISA
5 32 (24.06%) SSCP
6 31 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (21.80%) GIAC
7 29 (21.80%) SANS
8 28 (21.05%) Network+ Certification
9 27 (20.30%) CCNA
9 27 (20.30%) CompTIA Security+
10 26 (19.55%) Security Cleared
11 25 (18.80%) Linux+ Certification
11 25 (18.80%) MCSE
11 25 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (9.02%) CEH
12 12 (9.02%) CISMP
12 12 (9.02%) IISP
13 11 (8.27%) DV Cleared
14 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (36.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 20 (15.04%) NCSC
4 18 (13.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (12.78%) NIST
6 15 (11.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (9.02%) GDPR
9 7 (5.26%) RMADS
10 6 (4.51%) JSP 440
11 4 (3.01%) ISO 9001
12 3 (2.26%) COBIT
13 2 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.75%) HMG Infosec
14 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) Docker
2 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (18.05%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.26%) CSIRT
3 3 (2.26%) CASB
4 1 (0.75%) Oozie
4 1 (0.75%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Google
2 11 (8.27%) Apple
3 6 (4.51%) VMware
4 3 (2.26%) Splunk
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.50%) SAP
5 2 (1.50%) Symantec
6 1 (0.75%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.75%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.75%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.75%) ForeScout
6 1 (0.75%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.75%) Netskope
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.75%) Remedy