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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 20 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 16 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.31% - 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.09% - 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 2
Average salary £65,000 - £31,750
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 - £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £31,950
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
55 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.11% 25.76% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 80
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £48,400
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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) Information Security
2 18 (78.26%) Cyber Security
3 17 (73.91%) ArcSight
3 17 (73.91%) SIEM
4 13 (56.52%) Tandem
4 13 (56.52%) CCNP
4 13 (56.52%) CCNA
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (43.48%) A+ Certification
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) GIS
6 9 (39.13%) MS Office
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (26.09%) Sun
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
8 5 (21.74%) Network Security
8 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
8 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.70%) Banking
10 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
10 1 (4.35%) CEH
10 1 (4.35%) Legal
10 1 (4.35%) Internet
10 1 (4.35%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Security Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Information Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Tandem
2 10 (43.48%) GIS
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Information Security
2 18 (78.26%) Cyber Security
3 17 (73.91%) SIEM
4 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
5 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Data Privacy
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CCNP
1 13 (56.52%) CCNA
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CEH
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) EnCE
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) ArcSight
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Sun