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 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 148 195
Rank change year-on-year -12 +47  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 71 98 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 1.87% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 6.07% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 55 69 43
Median salary £55,000 £60,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,000 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 1674 1614 1799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.60% 30.81% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1277 1421
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 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 June 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 -34 23 £37,000 -15.42% 4
Wiltshire +1 15 £45,000 -30.76%
Cornwall - 14 £55,000 -
Dorset -1 3 £48,700 +77.09% 1
Somerset -4 3 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Gloucestershire -38 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 88 (61.54%) Information Security
2 78 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 62 (43.36%) DV Cleared
4 61 (42.66%) Linux
5 57 (39.86%) CISM
5 57 (39.86%) SC Cleared
6 55 (38.46%) Windows
7 53 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 52 (36.36%) SIEM
9 51 (35.66%) ITIL
10 49 (34.27%) Cybersecurity
11 48 (33.57%) TCP/IP
12 47 (32.87%) SANS
13 44 (30.77%) Unix
14 41 (28.67%) LogRhythm
14 41 (28.67%) Snort
15 40 (27.97%) Java
16 39 (27.27%) Risk Management
17 37 (25.87%) Security Architecture
18 35 (24.48%) Cisco Certification
19 34 (23.78%) Coaching
20 33 (23.08%) Management Information System
20 33 (23.08%) GCIA
20 33 (23.08%) GCIH
21 32 (22.38%) Firewall
22 30 (20.98%) ArcSight
22 30 (20.98%) Software Engineering
22 30 (20.98%) Security Operations
23 29 (20.28%) Mentoring
23 29 (20.28%) Network Monitoring

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 2 (1.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.57%) TCP/IP
2 32 (22.38%) Firewall
3 27 (18.88%) Internet
4 24 (16.78%) DHCP
4 24 (16.78%) DNS
5 23 (16.08%) Network Security
6 20 (13.99%) Wireshark
7 18 (12.59%) FTP
7 18 (12.59%) HTTP
7 18 (12.59%) SMTP
7 18 (12.59%) X.400
8 14 (9.79%) DMZ
9 10 (6.99%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (4.90%) LAN
10 7 (4.90%) VPN
10 7 (4.90%) WAN
11 6 (4.20%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (2.80%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (2.10%) Wireless
14 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Redmine
General
1 26 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.89%) Finance
3 10 (6.99%) Legal
4 9 (6.29%) Retail
5 8 (5.59%) Banking
6 4 (2.80%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.10%) Electronics
7 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.10%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (32.87%) Analyst
2 29 (20.28%) Consultant
2 29 (20.28%) Security Engineer
3 25 (17.48%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (17.48%) SOC Analyst
4 19 (13.29%) Security Analyst
5 16 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (11.19%) Security Consultant
6 15 (10.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 14 (9.79%) Information Security Consultant
7 14 (9.79%) Network Engineer
7 14 (9.79%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Architect
8 11 (7.69%) Security Manager
9 8 (5.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 8 (5.59%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.90%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.90%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 26 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 23 (16.08%) CESG
4 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (11.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (5.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.90%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.40%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.70%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 61 (42.66%) Linux
2 55 (38.46%) Windows
3 44 (30.77%) Unix
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.54%) Information Security
2 52 (36.36%) SIEM
3 51 (35.66%) ITIL
4 49 (34.27%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 37 (25.87%) Security Architecture
7 34 (23.78%) Coaching
8 30 (20.98%) Security Operations
8 30 (20.98%) Software Engineering
9 29 (20.28%) Mentoring
9 29 (20.28%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (12.59%) Security Management
11 15 (10.49%) Business Development
11 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (9.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (9.79%) Virtual Environments
13 13 (9.09%) ITSM
13 13 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (9.09%) Service Management
14 11 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.97%) Java
2 18 (12.59%) C
3 15 (10.49%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.49%) Python
4 3 (2.10%) SQL
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 78 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 62 (43.36%) DV Cleared
3 57 (39.86%) CISM
3 57 (39.86%) SC Cleared
4 47 (32.87%) SANS
5 35 (24.48%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (23.08%) GCIA
6 33 (23.08%) GCIH
7 27 (18.88%) CCNA
7 27 (18.88%) GIAC
8 21 (14.69%) CISA
9 18 (12.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 16 (11.19%) CCNP
10 16 (11.19%) Degree
11 15 (10.49%) CESG Certified Professional
11 15 (10.49%) RHCA
11 15 (10.49%) RHCE
11 15 (10.49%) RHCSA
12 14 (9.79%) CREST Certified
13 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (18.88%) PCI DSS
3 13 (9.09%) COBIT
4 9 (6.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (3.50%) NIST 800
6 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.40%) GDPR
7 2 (1.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.40%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 41 (28.67%) Snort
2 20 (13.99%) vSphere
3 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.70%) NFS
5 1 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (13.29%) Nmap
2 17 (11.89%) Nessus
3 7 (4.90%) RSA enVision
4 4 (2.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 4 (2.80%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.70%) Ansible
6 1 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.70%) Puppet
6 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (28.67%) LogRhythm
2 30 (20.98%) ArcSight
3 22 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 21 (14.69%) Splunk
5 19 (13.29%) Cisco
5 19 (13.29%) FireEye
6 15 (10.49%) Acunetix
6 15 (10.49%) AlienVault
6 15 (10.49%) Rapid7
7 8 (5.59%) VMware
8 6 (4.20%) Dell
8 6 (4.20%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.50%) SAP
10 2 (1.40%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.40%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.70%) Google
11 1 (0.70%) IBM
11 1 (0.70%) LogLogic
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle
11 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
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