CISSP Jobs in the UK excluding London

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 329 302 306
Rank change year-on-year -27 +4 -25
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 526 668 809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.76% 1.06% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 2.89% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 401 444 477
10th Percentile £40,250 £42,839 £43,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £51,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,569
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.19% -1.51%
75th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,775 £85,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,246 23,095 21,840
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.74% 36.72% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,255 8,389 10,257
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,000 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £64,106
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £57,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.49% +5.00% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the UK excluding London

CISSP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for CISSP in the UK excluding London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the UK excluding London

CISSP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +80 153 £56,500 -4.24% 33
South West -18 114 £68,500 +1.48% 26
North West +48 102 £55,000 -4.86% 29
South East -31 99 £55,000 -8.33% 32
Midlands -51 60 £72,500 +16.00% 19
Scotland -62 47 £64,100 +6.83% 13
East of England +23 43 £54,500 -9.17% 6
West Midlands -31 39 £75,000 +25.00% 14
Yorkshire +60 36 £62,759 -3.45% 4
East Midlands +1 20 £66,500 +6.40% 5
North East +5 15 £79,842 +14.06%
Wales -11 4 £58,000 -3.33% 2
Isle of Man -15 4 £46,500 +3.33% 1
Northern Ireland +14 2 £51,250 +20.59% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £100,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.19%) Apache
2 1 (0.19%) IIS
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 165 (31.37%) Azure
2 92 (17.49%) AWS
3 71 (13.50%) Microsoft 365
4 29 (5.51%) Azure Sentinel
5 24 (4.56%) SaaS
6 22 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.66%) Entra ID
8 13 (2.47%) PaaS
9 12 (2.28%) Microsoft Purview
10 11 (2.09%) IaaS
11 10 (1.90%) GCP
12 6 (1.14%) Azure DevOps
13 5 (0.95%) Snowflake
14 4 (0.76%) Serverless
15 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
17 1 (0.19%) Tessian
Communications & Networking
1 108 (20.53%) Firewall
2 72 (13.69%) Network Security
3 54 (10.27%) WAN
4 36 (6.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 32 (6.08%) VPN
6 31 (5.89%) SD-WAN
6 31 (5.89%) TCP/IP
7 26 (4.94%) LAN
8 16 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.71%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.14%) DNS
11 6 (1.14%) Internet
12 5 (0.95%) DHCP
13 4 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
13 4 (0.76%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.57%) VLAN
14 3 (0.57%) VoIP
14 3 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.95%) Big Data
1 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (0.95%) NoSQL
1 5 (0.95%) Redis
2 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) AppScan
1 1 (0.19%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 124 (23.57%) Finance
2 109 (20.72%) Social Skills
3 58 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (8.37%) Military
5 35 (6.65%) Retail
6 34 (6.46%) Legal
7 23 (4.37%) Public Sector
8 22 (4.18%) Telecoms
9 20 (3.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 20 (3.80%) Law
10 18 (3.42%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.52%) Marketing
12 6 (1.14%) Automotive
12 6 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (0.95%) Banking
13 5 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.95%) Presentation Skills
14 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.57%) Electronics
15 3 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 107 (20.34%) Analyst
2 97 (18.44%) Architect
3 83 (15.78%) Consultant
4 82 (15.59%) Security Consultant
5 78 (14.83%) Security Architect
6 70 (13.31%) Security Manager
7 60 (11.41%) Security Analyst
8 59 (11.22%) Lead
9 51 (9.70%) Senior
10 34 (6.46%) IT Manager
11 30 (5.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 30 (5.70%) Lead Architect
12 27 (5.13%) Information Manager
12 27 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
13 25 (4.75%) SOC Analyst
14 23 (4.37%) Incident Manager
14 23 (4.37%) Lead Security Architect
14 23 (4.37%) Vulnerability Manager
15 20 (3.80%) Information Analyst
15 20 (3.80%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.52%) OAuth
1 8 (1.52%) SAML
2 5 (0.95%) Middleware
2 5 (0.95%) ModSecurity
3 2 (0.38%) .NET
3 2 (0.38%) EDI
3 2 (0.38%) OpenID
3 2 (0.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 161 (30.61%) Management Information System
2 69 (13.12%) Cyber Threat
3 43 (8.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 40 (7.60%) Security Posture
5 34 (6.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 27 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (3.42%) Operational Technology
9 14 (2.66%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.47%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.09%) Onboarding
12 10 (1.90%) Cyberattack
12 10 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (1.90%) IoT
13 7 (1.33%) SWIFT Messaging Network
14 5 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.95%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.95%) Cyber Defence
14 5 (0.95%) PMI
15 4 (0.76%) Cyber Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.84%) Windows
2 23 (4.37%) Linux
3 15 (2.85%) Unix
4 14 (2.66%) Mac OS X
5 12 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.33%) Android
6 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.57%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (66.54%) Cybersecurity
2 269 (51.14%) Information Security
3 167 (31.75%) Risk Management
4 129 (24.52%) Incident Response
5 89 (16.92%) Security Operations
6 87 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
7 86 (16.35%) Security Architecture
8 78 (14.83%) SIEM
9 73 (13.88%) Computer Science
10 70 (13.31%) Vulnerability Management
11 69 (13.12%) Cloud Security
12 65 (12.36%) Information Assurance
13 64 (12.17%) ITIL
14 60 (11.41%) Incident Management
15 59 (11.22%) Data Protection
16 56 (10.65%) Application Security
16 56 (10.65%) Security Management
17 48 (9.13%) OWASP
18 46 (8.75%) Agile
19 44 (8.37%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.61%) PowerShell
2 17 (3.23%) Python
3 7 (1.33%) Bash
3 7 (1.33%) SQL
4 2 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 320 (60.84%) CISM
2 163 (30.99%) Degree
3 107 (20.34%) CRISC
4 101 (19.20%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (18.82%) Security Cleared
6 92 (17.49%) CISA
7 78 (14.83%) SC Cleared
8 74 (14.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 65 (12.36%) CCSP
10 62 (11.79%) CESG Certified Professional
11 58 (11.03%) CompTIA Security+
12 55 (10.46%) Azure Certification
13 49 (9.32%) CEH
14 45 (8.56%) AWS Certification
14 45 (8.56%) CCSK
15 37 (7.03%) Computer Science Degree
16 29 (5.51%) GIAC
17 25 (4.75%) SANS
18 23 (4.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
19 21 (3.99%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (34.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 166 (31.56%) NIST
3 68 (12.93%) GDPR
4 67 (12.74%) PCI DSS
5 54 (10.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 40 (7.60%) GRC
7 36 (6.84%) NCSC
8 24 (4.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 21 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 17 (3.23%) RMADS
11 12 (2.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 11 (2.09%) COBIT
12 11 (2.09%) JSP 440
12 11 (2.09%) NIST 800
12 11 (2.09%) SOC 2
13 7 (1.33%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.57%) QA
14 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.57%) SLA
15 2 (0.38%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 29 (5.51%) Docker
2 18 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.76%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (8.17%) Kubernetes
2 31 (5.89%) Single Sign-On
3 14 (2.66%) Nessus
4 12 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.52%) CASB
5 8 (1.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 6 (1.14%) Nmap
7 5 (0.95%) Grafana
7 5 (0.95%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.95%) SCOM
8 2 (0.38%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.38%) QRadar
8 2 (0.38%) Suricata
8 2 (0.38%) Terraform
9 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 99 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.32%) Cisco
3 22 (4.18%) Dell
4 18 (3.42%) Splunk
5 14 (2.66%) Meraki
6 13 (2.47%) Qualys
7 12 (2.28%) Palo Alto
8 11 (2.09%) VMware
9 9 (1.71%) Citrix
10 6 (1.14%) Oracle
10 6 (1.14%) Rapid7
10 6 (1.14%) Thycotic
11 5 (0.95%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.76%) Darktrace
13 3 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.38%) Aruba
14 2 (0.38%) CrowdStrike
14 2 (0.38%) ForgeRock
14 2 (0.38%) Juniper
14 2 (0.38%) SAP