The first table below looks at the demand for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 101 111 125
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 19 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 0.45% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 1.96% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 19
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
422 408 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.64% 22.78% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 293 310 514
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Cheshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 7 £60,000 -
Warrington - 5 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £55,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (56.00%) Information Security
1 14 (56.00%) CEH
1 14 (56.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) SIEM
4 9 (36.00%) Cyber Security
5 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (32.00%) IronPort
5 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (32.00%) Symantec
5 8 (32.00%) McAfee
5 8 (32.00%) Websense
5 8 (32.00%) SSCP
5 8 (32.00%) CISM
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Internet
6 6 (24.00%) Juniper
6 6 (24.00%) Legal
6 6 (24.00%) Nessus
6 6 (24.00%) Snort
6 6 (24.00%) EnCE
6 6 (24.00%) Qualys
6 6 (24.00%) Computer Security
6 6 (24.00%) Lumension
6 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Legal
3 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Security Specialist
1 8 (32.00%) Senior Security Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Forensic Investigator
4 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Information Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) RMADS
2 2 (8.00%) CESG
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) AIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) SIEM
3 9 (36.00%) Cyber Security
4 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (24.00%) Data Privacy
5 6 (24.00%) Computer Security
6 5 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (16.00%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CEH
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) CISM
3 8 (32.00%) SSCP
4 6 (24.00%) EnCE
5 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) CISA
7 1 (4.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Nessus
1 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (24.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (32.00%) Symantec
1 8 (32.00%) McAfee
1 8 (32.00%) Websense
1 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (32.00%) IronPort
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Juniper
2 6 (24.00%) Qualys
2 6 (24.00%) Splunk
2 6 (24.00%) Lumension
2 6 (24.00%) Becrypt
2 6 (24.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (8.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco