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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 16 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.62% - 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.17% - 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 2
Average salary £65,000 - £31,750
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £31,950
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
47 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.08% 23.81% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 61
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £48,500
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 27 November 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 25 (96.15%) Information Security
2 19 (73.08%) Cyber Security
3 17 (65.38%) ArcSight
3 17 (65.38%) SIEM
4 13 (50.00%) Tandem
4 13 (50.00%) CCNP
4 13 (50.00%) CCNA
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (38.46%) A+ Certification
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) GIS
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) MS Office
7 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) Sun
9 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
10 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
11 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
12 3 (11.54%) Computer Security
12 3 (11.54%) CEH
12 3 (11.54%) Banking
12 3 (11.54%) Digital Forensics
12 3 (11.54%) EnCE
12 3 (11.54%) Data Privacy

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (34.62%) MS Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Security Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Information Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Information Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Forensic Investigator
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Tandem
2 10 (38.46%) GIS
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) AIX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Information Security
2 19 (73.08%) Cyber Security
3 17 (65.38%) SIEM
4 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (11.54%) Data Privacy
6 3 (11.54%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (11.54%) Computer Security
7 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CCNP
1 13 (50.00%) CCNA
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) A+ Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CEH
3 3 (11.54%) EnCE
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) ArcSight
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Sun