The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 141 132 147
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 33 50 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 1.35% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 5.88% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 3
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
802 850 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.73% 22.88% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 614 725 503
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CISSP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Leeds

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 71 (73.20%) Information Security
2 59 (60.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (53.61%) PCI DSS
4 48 (49.48%) CISM
5 34 (35.05%) GIAC
6 32 (32.99%) CEH
7 31 (31.96%) Security Testing
8 27 (27.84%) Management Information System
8 27 (27.84%) Project Management
9 25 (25.77%) Data Protection
10 23 (23.71%) Firewall
11 20 (20.62%) ITIL
12 19 (19.59%) Degree
12 19 (19.59%) Mentoring
12 19 (19.59%) Coaching
13 15 (15.46%) Law
13 15 (15.46%) IIS
13 15 (15.46%) Windows
13 15 (15.46%) Portfolio Management
13 15 (15.46%) Performance Management
14 14 (14.43%) SIEM
14 14 (14.43%) Service Management
14 14 (14.43%) Risk Management
15 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
15 13 (13.40%) ArcSight
15 13 (13.40%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (13.40%) Splunk
15 13 (13.40%) Test Strategy
15 13 (13.40%) Security Architecture
16 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 17799

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.46%) IIS
2 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.09%) Node.js
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) Firewall
2 10 (10.31%) SAN
3 7 (7.22%) LAN
3 7 (7.22%) WAN
4 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.19%) VPN
4 6 (6.19%) DNS
4 6 (6.19%) SSL
4 6 (6.19%) Internet
4 6 (6.19%) MPLS
4 6 (6.19%) OSPF
4 6 (6.19%) BGP
4 6 (6.19%) EIGRP
4 6 (6.19%) IPsec
4 6 (6.19%) VPLS
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (6.19%) DMVPN
5 4 (4.12%) HSRP
5 4 (4.12%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (4.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.09%) Redis
2 3 (3.09%) Informix
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Subversion
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
1 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (15.46%) Law
2 9 (9.28%) Games
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.09%) Finance
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Analyst
2 36 (37.11%) Security Analyst
3 25 (25.77%) Consultant
4 24 (24.74%) Security Consultant
5 20 (20.62%) Information Analyst
5 20 (20.62%) Information Security Analyst
6 19 (19.59%) Security Manager
7 18 (18.56%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (18.56%) Information Manager
8 10 (10.31%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Security Officer
10 4 (4.12%) Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.09%) Information Security Officer
11 3 (3.09%) Storage Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
12 2 (2.06%) IT Security Consultant
12 2 (2.06%) Network Architect
12 2 (2.06%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.19%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.12%) Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.12%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) BYOD
4 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.03%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 6 (6.19%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.06%) UNIX
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (73.20%) Information Security
2 31 (31.96%) Security Testing
3 27 (27.84%) Project Management
4 25 (25.77%) Data Protection
5 20 (20.62%) ITIL
6 19 (19.59%) Mentoring
6 19 (19.59%) Coaching
7 15 (15.46%) Portfolio Management
7 15 (15.46%) Performance Management
8 14 (14.43%) Service Management
8 14 (14.43%) Risk Management
8 14 (14.43%) SIEM
9 13 (13.40%) Test Strategy
9 13 (13.40%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
9 13 (13.40%) Security Architecture
10 12 (12.37%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.31%) Load Balancing
11 10 (10.31%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.09%) Perl
2 3 (3.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (49.48%) CISM
2 34 (35.05%) GIAC
3 32 (32.99%) CEH
4 19 (19.59%) Degree
5 10 (10.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (10.31%) CCNP
6 9 (9.28%) CISA
6 9 (9.28%) PCI QSA
7 7 (7.22%) CRISC
8 6 (6.19%) VCP5
8 6 (6.19%) CCNA
8 6 (6.19%) CCDA
8 6 (6.19%) CCDP
8 6 (6.19%) MCSE
8 6 (6.19%) MCSA
8 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (6.19%) CCSA
8 6 (6.19%) CCSE
9 4 (4.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (60.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (53.61%) PCI DSS
3 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 10 (10.31%) SLA
5 5 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) vSphere
4 6 (6.19%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.09%) Cacti
2 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.09%) Salt
2 3 (3.09%) Opsview
2 3 (3.09%) Graphite
2 3 (3.09%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Splunk
1 13 (13.40%) ArcSight
2 11 (11.34%) VMware
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco
4 6 (6.19%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.12%) IBM
5 4 (4.12%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) Veritas
5 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.09%) F5
7 2 (2.06%) CA
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle
8 1 (1.03%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago