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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 99 107 138
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 18 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 1.44% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 10
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,750 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
415 418 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.03% 26.73% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 341 288 385
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,600
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wilmslow - 11 £43,500 -
Chester - 5 £66,250 -
Crewe +15 1 £47,500 +5.55%
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (86.21%) Information Security
2 35 (60.34%) Finance
3 26 (44.83%) CISM
4 25 (43.10%) SIEM
5 18 (31.03%) Cyber Security
6 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
7 15 (25.86%) CCNA
7 15 (25.86%) ISEB
7 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (25.86%) ArcSight
8 14 (24.14%) Network Security
9 13 (22.41%) CCNP
9 13 (22.41%) Financial Institution
10 12 (20.69%) CISA
10 12 (20.69%) UNIX
11 11 (18.97%) Tandem
11 11 (18.97%) Banking
11 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
12 10 (17.24%) GIS
12 10 (17.24%) SQL
12 10 (17.24%) SLA
12 10 (17.24%) A+ Certification
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) MS Office
13 8 (13.79%) Splunk
14 7 (12.07%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (12.07%) Websense
14 7 (12.07%) Firewall
14 7 (12.07%) Nessus
14 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Network Security
2 7 (12.07%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 35 (60.34%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Financial Institution
3 11 (18.97%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Security Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Senior Technician
3 7 (12.07%) Security Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Information Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Security Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Security Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Information Security Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Information Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Information Risk Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Tandem
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.24%) GIS
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) CESG
4 2 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.45%) RMADS
5 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Information Security
2 25 (43.10%) SIEM
3 18 (31.03%) Cyber Security
4 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.07%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
7 5 (8.62%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.17%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.17%) People Management
9 3 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Network Design
10 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.45%) IT Governance
10 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) CISM
2 15 (25.86%) CCNA
2 15 (25.86%) ISEB
2 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (22.41%) CCNP
4 12 (20.69%) CISA
5 10 (17.24%) A+ Certification
6 5 (8.62%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (8.62%) CRISC
7 2 (3.45%) CEH
7 2 (3.45%) SSCP
8 1 (1.72%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
2 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.72%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) ArcSight
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Splunk
3 7 (12.07%) Websense
3 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire
4 6 (10.34%) Sun
5 2 (3.45%) NCR
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
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Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday