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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 24 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.69% 1.30% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.48% 4.23% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
54 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.26% 30.87% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 66 47
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (95.83%) Information Security
2 15 (62.50%) ArcSight
2 15 (62.50%) SIEM
2 15 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 11 (45.83%) Tandem
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
4 10 (41.67%) CCNA
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (41.67%) A+ Certification
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) MS Office
5 9 (37.50%) Firewall
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) GIS
6 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 7 (29.17%) Financial Institution
8 6 (25.00%) Legal
8 6 (25.00%) CEH
8 6 (25.00%) EnCE
8 6 (25.00%) Data Privacy
8 6 (25.00%) Computer Security
9 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
9 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (20.83%) Internet
10 4 (16.67%) Sun
10 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.67%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (37.50%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Financial Institution
3 6 (25.00%) Legal
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Forensic Investigator
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Tandem
2 8 (33.33%) GIS
3 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Information Security
2 15 (62.50%) SIEM
2 15 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 6 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCNP
1 10 (41.67%) CCNA
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (41.67%) A+ Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CEH
2 6 (25.00%) EnCE
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) ArcSight
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Sun
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