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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 94 108 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 33 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.72% 0.77% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 2.97% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 10
Average salary £62,500 £48,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.86% -17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,100 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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
459 437 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.94% 25.77% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 394 327 437
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 - 16 £65,000 -
Wilmslow - 10 £44,000 -
Crewe - 1 £47,500 - 1
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (84.48%) Information Security
2 32 (55.17%) Finance
3 28 (48.28%) SIEM
4 25 (43.10%) CISM
5 18 (31.03%) Cyber Security
6 17 (29.31%) ArcSight
7 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
7 15 (25.86%) CCNA
7 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (22.41%) CCNP
8 13 (22.41%) ISEB
8 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
8 13 (22.41%) Tandem
9 12 (20.69%) Banking
9 12 (20.69%) Financial Institution
9 12 (20.69%) Network Security
9 12 (20.69%) CISA
10 11 (18.97%) UNIX
11 10 (17.24%) SQL
11 10 (17.24%) A+ Certification
11 10 (17.24%) SLA
11 10 (17.24%) GIS
12 9 (15.52%) MS Office
12 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) Splunk
13 8 (13.79%) Data Protection
14 7 (12.07%) Websense
14 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire
14 7 (12.07%) Firewall
14 7 (12.07%) Nessus

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Network Security
2 7 (12.07%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) TACACS
General
1 32 (55.17%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Banking
2 12 (20.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Security Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Information Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Security Manager
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Technician
5 6 (10.34%) Security Specialist
5 6 (10.34%) Information Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Information Risk Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Information Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (5.17%) IT Operations Manager
8 3 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
1 13 (22.41%) Tandem
2 10 (17.24%) GIS
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Open Source
4 2 (3.45%) RMADS
4 2 (3.45%) CESG
4 2 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) UNIX
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Information Security
2 28 (48.28%) SIEM
3 18 (31.03%) Cyber Security
4 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
5 8 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) People Management
8 3 (5.17%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.45%) IT Governance
9 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.45%) ISMS
9 2 (3.45%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) CISM
2 15 (25.86%) CCNA
2 15 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (22.41%) ISEB
3 13 (22.41%) CCNP
4 12 (20.69%) CISA
5 10 (17.24%) A+ Certification
6 5 (8.62%) CRISC
7 3 (5.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (5.17%) CEH
8 2 (3.45%) SSCP
9 1 (1.72%) GCIA
9 1 (1.72%) GCIH
9 1 (1.72%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
2 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) ArcSight
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.79%) Splunk
4 7 (12.07%) Websense
4 7 (12.07%) Sourcefire
5 6 (10.34%) Sun
6 2 (3.45%) NCR
7 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.72%) F5
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
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