Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 137 126
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 +52
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 75 88 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.11% 1.93% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.91% 6.70% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 74 85 112
Surrey median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £50,750 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.83% +4.35% -4.17%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,086 1,314 1,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 30.51% 28.77% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 870 992 1,322
Surrey median annual salary £51,000 £46,000 £49,386
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.87% -6.86% +9.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £74,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Surrey

CISSP
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Surrey.

Salary trend for CISSP in Surrey

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Surrey

CISSP
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
Guildford +11 15 £60,000 +15.94% 1
Staines 0 13 £65,000 +18.18%
Godalming - 6 £66,250 -
Horley - 4 £65,000 -
Weybridge - 4 £80,000 -
Reigate - 4 £74,000 -
Epsom - 3 £61,250 - 1
Redhill -3 2 - - 1
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 59 (78.67%) CISM
2 45 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (54.67%) Information Security
4 35 (46.67%) Degree
4 35 (46.67%) Security Architecture
5 33 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (41.33%) SIEM
7 27 (36.00%) ITIL
7 27 (36.00%) Cryptography
8 26 (34.67%) SABSA
9 25 (33.33%) GDPR
9 25 (33.33%) TOGAF
10 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
11 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
12 21 (28.00%) Network Security
13 19 (25.33%) NIST
14 18 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (22.67%) Security Management
15 17 (22.67%) Security Operations
15 17 (22.67%) Identity Access Management
16 16 (21.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (21.33%) Firewall
17 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
17 15 (20.00%) Finance
17 15 (20.00%) OWASP
17 15 (20.00%) Information Assurance
17 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 14 (18.67%) SDLC
18 14 (18.67%) Security Testing

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (5.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Azure
2 8 (10.67%) AWS
3 4 (5.33%) IaaS
3 4 (5.33%) PaaS
4 3 (4.00%) SaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) Network Security
2 16 (21.33%) Firewall
3 8 (10.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.33%) Internet
5 3 (4.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.67%) Broadband
6 2 (2.67%) HTTP
6 2 (2.67%) SMTP
6 2 (2.67%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Consultant
1 33 (44.00%) Security Consultant
2 16 (21.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 11 (14.67%) Security Officer
4 8 (10.67%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Security Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Designer
5 7 (9.33%) Information Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Information Officer
5 7 (9.33%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (9.33%) Security Designer
6 6 (8.00%) IT Security Officer
6 6 (8.00%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Information Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) OpenID
2 1 (1.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.33%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (14.67%) PKI
4 10 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (9.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Information Security
2 35 (46.67%) Security Architecture
3 33 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (41.33%) SIEM
5 27 (36.00%) Cryptography
5 27 (36.00%) ITIL
6 26 (34.67%) SABSA
7 25 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 18 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 17 (22.67%) Identity Access Management
9 17 (22.67%) Security Management
9 17 (22.67%) Security Operations
10 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (21.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (20.00%) Information Assurance
11 15 (20.00%) OWASP
11 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
12 14 (18.67%) Data Protection
12 14 (18.67%) Security Testing
12 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (78.67%) CISM
2 35 (46.67%) Degree
3 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.67%) CISA
5 11 (14.67%) CEH
5 11 (14.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (14.67%) CREST Certified
5 11 (14.67%) SSCP
6 10 (13.33%) Master's Degree
7 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.33%) CISMP
8 7 (9.33%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (8.00%) CRISC
9 6 (8.00%) GIAC
10 5 (6.67%) OSCP
11 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
11 4 (5.33%) IISP
12 3 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (2.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (33.33%) GDPR
3 19 (25.33%) NIST
4 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (14.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (5.33%) NCSC
8 2 (2.67%) COBIT
8 2 (2.67%) QA
8 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Nessus
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.33%) Terraform
2 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) VMware
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.33%) Qualys
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) Splunk