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CISSP jobs in Europe are often available on a contract basis. In order to qualify for these jobs, applicants must usually live in a European country and be legally qualified to seek employment in that particular location.

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Persons who work in this field are required to assess IT security risks and communicate those risks in a technical and non technical manner. They also contribute to developing strategy that will protect their organization from potential IT issues that arise from malicious individuals.

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CISSPs are not always required to monitor all hands on security controls directly. Persons who work in this area are sometimes required to engage the services of third parties in order to manage physical and logical security. They are responsible for reducing cyber crime and must also prevent information from leaking outside of the organization.

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Professionals in this area usually need at least one of the following qualifications:

  • CISA
  • CCSA or CCSE

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Most CISSP jobs in Europe require at least a year of experience with embedding security controls in all aspects of an organization that are related to IT. Some require 5 years working security experience. Employers require this hands on technical experience because they think that this will give potential candidates a better understanding of today’s security landscape.

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Salaries for CISSP jobs in Europe vary depending on your location. For example, a Level 1 Security Network Design Expert in London can expect to earn from 25,000 pounds sterling up per annum. An IT Security Analyst may earn around 45,000 pounds per annum.

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CISSP jobs in Europe are available on sites such as You can also look on for vacancies related to the IT sector and specifically, those that request persons who are trained in implementing IT security controls. You can search these sites by specific keywords and also refine your search by the number of hours you prefer to work each week and your expected salary.

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