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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 147 153 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -44
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.86% 1.09% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 4.25% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 11
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% -24.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
800 941 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.92% 25.56% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 648 790 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (74.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (71.43%) Information Security
3 35 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 30 (47.62%) CISM
5 19 (30.16%) Security Testing
5 19 (30.16%) GIAC
6 16 (25.40%) Data Protection
6 16 (25.40%) Degree
7 15 (23.81%) Project Management
7 15 (23.81%) IIS
8 14 (22.22%) Firewall
8 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
9 13 (20.63%) Security Architecture
9 13 (20.63%) CEH
9 13 (20.63%) Service Management
9 13 (20.63%) CISA
9 13 (20.63%) Law
10 12 (19.05%) ITIL
10 12 (19.05%) Performance Management
10 12 (19.05%) Portfolio Management
10 12 (19.05%) Coaching
11 10 (15.87%) ArcSight
11 10 (15.87%) Splunk
11 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
11 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (15.87%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (15.87%) Windows
12 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
13 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (23.81%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) Network Security
3 4 (6.35%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
4 3 (4.76%) IPsec
4 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (3.17%) DNS
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
5 2 (3.17%) DMZ
5 2 (3.17%) Intranet
5 2 (3.17%) SMTP
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.59%) NAS
6 1 (1.59%) LDAP
6 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
1 1 (1.59%) Informix
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (20.63%) Law
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Security Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Consultant
4 14 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 14 (22.22%) Information Analyst
4 14 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 14 (22.22%) Security Manager
5 12 (19.05%) Information Security Manager
5 12 (19.05%) Information Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Security Officer
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Security Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security Officer
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) IT Audit Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) BYOD
5 1 (1.59%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (71.43%) Information Security
2 19 (30.16%) Security Testing
3 16 (25.40%) Data Protection
4 15 (23.81%) Project Management
5 13 (20.63%) Service Management
5 13 (20.63%) Security Architecture
5 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
6 12 (19.05%) Coaching
6 12 (19.05%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (19.05%) Performance Management
6 12 (19.05%) ITIL
7 10 (15.87%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
7 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
12 5 (7.94%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) C++
1 2 (3.17%) Java
1 2 (3.17%) Perl
1 2 (3.17%) PHP
1 2 (3.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) CISM
2 19 (30.16%) GIAC
3 16 (25.40%) Degree
4 13 (20.63%) CISA
4 13 (20.63%) CEH
5 8 (12.70%) CCNP
5 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.76%) CCNA
6 3 (4.76%) CCDA
6 3 (4.76%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.17%) CCIE
7 2 (3.17%) CCSP
7 2 (3.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.17%) ICAEW
7 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.17%) ISEB
7 2 (3.17%) ACCA
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (74.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.94%) COBIT
4 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.17%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Splunk
1 10 (15.87%) ArcSight
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) CA
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) Veritas
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago