The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.73% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +2.10%
CISSP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 52 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.86% 25.00% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 70
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

CISSP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Chester region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Chester

CISSP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 19 (95.00%) Information Security
2 18 (90.00%) Cyber Security
3 12 (60.00%) ArcSight
3 12 (60.00%) SIEM
4 11 (55.00%) CCNP
4 11 (55.00%) CCNA
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (50.00%) Tandem
6 9 (45.00%) GIS
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) A+ Certification
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) UNIX
7 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (40.00%) Network Security
7 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (30.00%) Sun
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
10 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
1 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Information Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Tandem
2 9 (45.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Information Security
2 18 (90.00%) Cyber Security
3 12 (60.00%) SIEM
4 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCNP
1 11 (55.00%) CCNA
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (30.00%) Sun
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft