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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 103 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 24 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 2.35% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 14
Average salary £61,250 £55,000 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £49,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
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
469 426 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.55% 26.18% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 340 337 517
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 £23,990 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 9 £62,500 +25.00%
Warrington - 4 £49,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (62.50%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) SIEM
3 17 (42.50%) CEH
3 17 (42.50%) CISM
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 14 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (30.00%) Cyber Security
8 11 (27.50%) Websense
9 10 (25.00%) SSCP
9 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 10 (25.00%) Firewall
9 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
10 9 (22.50%) Splunk
10 9 (22.50%) Nessus
11 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 8 (20.00%) Banking
11 8 (20.00%) IronPort
11 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (20.00%) Symantec
11 8 (20.00%) McAfee
12 7 (17.50%) CISA
13 6 (15.00%) Juniper
13 6 (15.00%) Financial Institution
13 6 (15.00%) Legal
13 6 (15.00%) Internet

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) Internet
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) TACACS
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Legal
3 6 (15.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Consultant
1 9 (22.50%) Information Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Risk Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Forensic Investigator
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Technician
7 2 (5.00%) Information Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) IT Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) RMADS
3 4 (10.00%) CESG
4 3 (7.50%) Tandem
5 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) SIEM
3 12 (30.00%) Cyber Security
4 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.00%) Computer Security
6 6 (15.00%) Data Privacy
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
9 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) CISM
1 17 (42.50%) CEH
2 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) SSCP
5 7 (17.50%) CISA
6 6 (15.00%) EnCE
7 5 (12.50%) CCNP
7 5 (12.50%) CCNA
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (12.50%) A+ Certification
8 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (7.50%) ISEB
10 1 (2.50%) GCIA
10 1 (2.50%) GCIH
10 1 (2.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Nessus
2 6 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (15.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Websense
3 9 (22.50%) Splunk
4 8 (20.00%) IronPort
4 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (20.00%) Symantec
4 8 (20.00%) McAfee
5 6 (15.00%) Juniper
5 6 (15.00%) Qualys
5 6 (15.00%) Lumension
5 6 (15.00%) Becrypt
5 6 (15.00%) LogRhythm
6 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
7 3 (7.50%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago