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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 110 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 9 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.56% 0.94% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 4.11% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 4
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £35,000 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
CISSP
North West

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
321 389 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.98% 22.91% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 245 258 289
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +14 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Warrington 0 1 £65,000 +85.71%
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 17 (58.62%) Network Security
2 16 (55.17%) Information Security
3 15 (51.72%) CISM
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (31.03%) A+ Certification
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) CCNP
6 9 (31.03%) CCNA
7 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
7 8 (27.59%) Business Continuity
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
7 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
7 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
7 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
7 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (24.14%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) ISEB
9 6 (20.69%) UNIX
9 6 (20.69%) Cyber Security
10 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
10 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Lync
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Network Security
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Information Manager
3 4 (13.79%) IT Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Architect
3 4 (13.79%) IT Security Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Security Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Technician
4 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Information Security
2 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Business Continuity
2 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
3 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (24.14%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (20.69%) Cyber Security
5 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (17.24%) Security Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Database Security
7 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.34%) SIEM
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) CISM
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) A+ Certification
2 9 (31.03%) CCNP
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) ISEB
5 4 (13.79%) CISA
5 4 (13.79%) MBA
5 4 (13.79%) CISMP
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.90%) RHCE
7 2 (6.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (13.79%) COBIT
4 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Sourcefire
2 3 (10.34%) Splunk
2 3 (10.34%) Websense
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.45%) IBM