The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 65 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 22 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.21% 0.15% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 0.57% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 17
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £62,729
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.90% -

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
217 349 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.79% 26.89% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 131 296 329
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £57,500 -
Warrington - 2 £65,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 36 (83.72%) CISM
2 30 (69.77%) Information Security
3 27 (62.79%) Risk Management
4 25 (58.14%) Finance
5 19 (44.19%) PCI DSS
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) CISA
7 14 (32.56%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (32.56%) Network Security
8 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (27.91%) Security Management
10 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
11 10 (23.26%) Security Testing
11 10 (23.26%) Banking
11 10 (23.26%) Data Management
11 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
11 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
11 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (23.26%) Information Security Management
12 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity
12 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (20.93%) Security Operations
13 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (18.60%) Analytics
13 8 (18.60%) Law
13 8 (18.60%) Data Security
14 7 (16.28%) Firewall
14 7 (16.28%) GIS
14 7 (16.28%) ITIL

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Network Security
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) GIS
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Law
4 6 (13.95%) Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (4.65%) Advertising
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.65%) Retail
6 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Security Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Information Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security Officer
3 7 (16.28%) Security Officer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Chief Information Officer
4 6 (13.95%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 6 (13.95%) Chief Security Officer
4 6 (13.95%) CIO
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Audit Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Risk Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Security Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Information Security
2 27 (62.79%) Risk Management
3 14 (32.56%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (27.91%) Security Management
6 10 (23.26%) Data Management
6 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
6 10 (23.26%) Information Security Management
6 10 (23.26%) Security Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
7 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity
7 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (20.93%) Security Operations
8 8 (18.60%) Analytics
8 8 (18.60%) Data Security
8 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (16.28%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) BCP
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) CISM
2 15 (34.88%) CISA
2 15 (34.88%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) ISSAP
3 6 (13.95%) PCI QSA
4 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.30%) CRISC
5 3 (6.98%) CEH
6 2 (4.65%) CREST Certified
6 2 (4.65%) OSCP
6 2 (4.65%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) PCI DSS
2 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (13.95%) ISO22301
4 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.65%) COBIT
6 1 (2.33%) BS25999
6 1 (2.33%) COSO
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Avaya
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco
1 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix