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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 35 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.15% 1.30% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.04% 4.17% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
57 72 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.44% 31.30% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 66 37
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £27,050 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) A+ Certification
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) Legal
4 6 (46.15%) Financial Institution
4 6 (46.15%) CEH
4 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (46.15%) EnCE
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Security
4 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
4 6 (46.15%) SIEM
4 6 (46.15%) Data Privacy
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
5 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Tandem
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 6 (46.15%) Financial Institution
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Tandem
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Security
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
2 6 (46.15%) Data Privacy
3 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
3 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) A+ Certification
1 6 (46.15%) CEH
1 6 (46.15%) EnCE
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) ArcSight