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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 92 104 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.06% 1.10% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.60% 4.28% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 7
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,000 £60,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
477 421 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.91% 25.83% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 395 332 440
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +14 17 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Wilmslow - 5 £58,500 -
Knutsford -8 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Warrington - 2 - - 1
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (80.33%) Information Security
2 31 (50.82%) Finance
3 26 (42.62%) SIEM
4 24 (39.34%) CISM
5 18 (29.51%) Cyber Security
6 16 (26.23%) Financial Institution
7 15 (24.59%) Risk Management
7 15 (24.59%) ArcSight
8 14 (22.95%) CISA
8 14 (22.95%) Banking
9 13 (21.31%) Management Information System
9 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.67%) CCNA
10 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (19.67%) Firewall
11 11 (18.03%) Tandem
11 11 (18.03%) CEH
12 10 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (16.39%) CCNP
12 10 (16.39%) A+ Certification
12 10 (16.39%) UNIX
12 10 (16.39%) SQL
13 9 (14.75%) MS Office
14 8 (13.11%) GIS
15 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
15 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
16 6 (9.84%) SLA
16 6 (9.84%) ITIL

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (14.75%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (9.84%) Internet
3 6 (9.84%) Network Security
4 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.64%) TACACS
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Financial Institution
3 14 (22.95%) Banking
4 6 (9.84%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Security Manager
1 10 (16.39%) Information Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Security Specialist
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Security Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Risk Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Security Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Information Risk Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Forensic Investigator
7 4 (6.56%) Information Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Technician
8 3 (4.92%) IT Operations Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.03%) Tandem
3 8 (13.11%) GIS
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) RMADS
5 4 (6.56%) CESG
6 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.28%) PKI
7 2 (3.28%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (3.28%) Open Source
8 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) UNIX
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) AIX
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Information Security
2 26 (42.62%) SIEM
3 18 (29.51%) Cyber Security
4 15 (24.59%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.84%) ITIL
6 6 (9.84%) Computer Security
6 6 (9.84%) Data Privacy
7 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.56%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.56%) Information Assurance
9 3 (4.92%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) People Management
9 3 (4.92%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Python
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) CISM
2 14 (22.95%) CISA
3 12 (19.67%) CCNA
3 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (18.03%) CEH
5 10 (16.39%) CCNP
5 10 (16.39%) A+ Certification
6 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
7 6 (9.84%) ISEB
7 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.84%) EnCE
7 6 (9.84%) CRISC
8 4 (6.56%) SSCP
8 4 (6.56%) Degree
9 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) GCIA
10 1 (1.64%) GCIH
10 1 (1.64%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.84%) SLA
3 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Snort
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Nessus
2 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) ArcSight
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Splunk
4 5 (8.20%) Websense
5 4 (6.56%) Sun
6 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.28%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) NCR
7 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
7 2 (3.28%) McAfee
7 2 (3.28%) IronPort
7 2 (3.28%) Qualys
7 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.28%) Becrypt
7 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.28%) Lumension
8 1 (1.64%) F5
8 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
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