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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 99 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 4 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 1.07% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 4.60% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 4
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
335 435 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.36% 23.29% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 290 347 296
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 8 February 2016. 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
Wilmslow +4 2 £50,000 +14.94%
Knutsford - 2 £51,250 -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) CISM
2 9 (81.82%) SIEM
3 8 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
5 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (54.55%) Social Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) OSCP
5 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (54.55%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (54.55%) CEH
5 6 (54.55%) Tigerscheme
5 6 (54.55%) CREST Certified
5 6 (54.55%) Web Filtering
6 5 (45.45%) OWASP
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (18.18%) ISEB
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) IBM
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Imperva
8 2 (18.18%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Technician
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) SIEM
3 8 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (54.55%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) Social Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) Web Filtering
6 5 (45.45%) OWASP
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
8 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 1 (9.09%) ISMS
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISM
2 6 (54.55%) CEH
2 6 (54.55%) CREST Certified
2 6 (54.55%) OSCP
2 6 (54.55%) Tigerscheme
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Imperva
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec