The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank - - 33
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 4.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
CISSP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
84 41 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.26% 26.11% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 44
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,750 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

CISSP
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Belfast

CISSP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS