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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 46 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.72% 3.35% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 13.04% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £87,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
60 69 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.62% 25.65% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 74
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Chester

CISSP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (71.43%) CISA
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft