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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 103 102 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 25 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 0.95% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.34% 3.57% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 14
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +2.00%
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
468 420 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.99% 26.47% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 356 340 486
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 6 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Warrington - 4 £49,000 -
Knutsford -5 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (63.83%) Information Security
2 23 (48.94%) Finance
3 20 (42.55%) SIEM
4 19 (40.43%) CISM
5 17 (36.17%) CEH
6 14 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
8 12 (25.53%) CISA
8 12 (25.53%) Financial Institution
8 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
8 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (25.53%) Cyber Security
9 11 (23.40%) Banking
9 11 (23.40%) Websense
10 10 (21.28%) SSCP
10 10 (21.28%) Firewall
10 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
11 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
11 9 (19.15%) Nessus
11 9 (19.15%) Splunk
12 8 (17.02%) IronPort
12 8 (17.02%) Blue Coat
12 8 (17.02%) Symantec
12 8 (17.02%) McAfee
12 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
12 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.77%) Internet
14 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (21.28%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.77%) Internet
4 6 (12.77%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.13%) TACACS
5 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Financial Institution
3 11 (23.40%) Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Consultant
1 9 (19.15%) Information Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Senior Security Specialist
2 8 (17.02%) Security Specialist
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Security Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Risk Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Information Risk Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Forensic Investigator
7 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Technician
8 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Information Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Information Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) RMADS
4 4 (8.51%) CESG
5 3 (6.38%) Tandem
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 2 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.13%) Open Source
7 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Information Security
2 20 (42.55%) SIEM
3 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
4 12 (25.53%) Cyber Security
5 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (12.77%) Data Privacy
6 6 (12.77%) Computer Security
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL
7 5 (10.64%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Information Assurance
8 4 (8.51%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) CISM
2 17 (36.17%) CEH
3 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) CISA
4 10 (21.28%) SSCP
5 6 (12.77%) CCNP
5 6 (12.77%) CCNA
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.77%) A+ Certification
5 6 (12.77%) EnCE
6 5 (10.64%) CRISC
7 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.51%) Degree
8 3 (6.38%) ISEB
9 1 (2.13%) GCIA
9 1 (2.13%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Snort
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Nessus
2 6 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (12.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Websense
3 9 (19.15%) Splunk
4 8 (17.02%) IronPort
4 8 (17.02%) Blue Coat
4 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.02%) Symantec
4 8 (17.02%) McAfee
5 6 (12.77%) Juniper
5 6 (12.77%) Qualys
5 6 (12.77%) ArcSight
5 6 (12.77%) Lumension
5 6 (12.77%) Becrypt
5 6 (12.77%) LogRhythm
6 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.26%) NCR
8 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.13%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco
Chester, Cheshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago