The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 33 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.80% 0.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.72% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 79 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.80% 30.27% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 41
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
Cheshire

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 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) EnCE
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Security
2 6 (85.71%) Legal
2 6 (85.71%) Data Privacy
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Internet
3 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
7 1 (14.29%) Network Management
7 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Law
7 1 (14.29%) CISM
7 1 (14.29%) UNIX
7 1 (14.29%) AIX
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (71.43%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 6 (85.71%) Legal
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Forensic Investigator
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Security
2 6 (85.71%) Data Privacy
3 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (57.14%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
6 1 (14.29%) Network Management
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CEH
1 6 (85.71%) EnCE
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft