The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 23 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.88% 0.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 26.83% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
CISSP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 21.93% 8.61% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 19
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

CISSP
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Halifax region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Halifax

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Business Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Cyber Security
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 10 (76.92%) CISA
2 10 (76.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (7.69%) ScanSafe
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Junior
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 10 (76.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
2 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (76.92%) Business Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Cyber Security
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee
1 1 (7.69%) ScanSafe