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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 138 120 140
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 54 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 1.45% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 6.51% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 9
Average salary £45,000 £71,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.06% +36.19%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +8.51%
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
871 830 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.37% 22.30% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 691 700 471
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £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 31 March 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 75 (71.43%) Information Security
2 56 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (50.48%) CISM
4 48 (45.71%) PCI DSS
5 35 (33.33%) GIAC
6 33 (31.43%) CEH
7 30 (28.57%) Security Testing
8 29 (27.62%) ITIL
9 28 (26.67%) Management Information System
10 24 (22.86%) Data Protection
11 23 (21.90%) Risk Management
11 23 (21.90%) Firewall
12 22 (20.95%) Project Management
13 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
14 19 (18.10%) CISA
15 15 (14.29%) Windows
16 14 (13.33%) Banking
16 14 (13.33%) Retail
16 14 (13.33%) SIEM
16 14 (13.33%) Degree
16 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
16 14 (13.33%) Coaching
17 12 (11.43%) TOGAF
17 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (10.48%) Penetration Testing
18 11 (10.48%) VMware
19 10 (9.52%) Law
19 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (9.52%) IIS
2 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) Node.js
3 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.90%) Firewall
2 10 (9.52%) SAN
3 7 (6.67%) LAN
3 7 (6.67%) WAN
4 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.71%) VPN
4 6 (5.71%) DNS
4 6 (5.71%) SSL
4 6 (5.71%) Internet
4 6 (5.71%) MPLS
4 6 (5.71%) OSPF
4 6 (5.71%) BGP
4 6 (5.71%) EIGRP
4 6 (5.71%) IPsec
4 6 (5.71%) VPLS
4 6 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.71%) DMVPN
5 4 (3.81%) HSRP
5 4 (3.81%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (3.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.86%) Redis
2 3 (2.86%) Informix
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Subversion
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (13.33%) Banking
1 14 (13.33%) Retail
2 10 (9.52%) Law
3 9 (8.57%) Games
4 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.86%) Finance
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Analyst
2 37 (35.24%) Security Analyst
3 21 (20.00%) Consultant
3 21 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 20 (19.05%) Information Security Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) Information Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) Security Consultant
5 17 (16.19%) Information Security Manager
5 17 (16.19%) Information Manager
6 10 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Tester
8 6 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Junior Tester
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.81%) Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Security Officer
10 3 (2.86%) Information Security Officer
10 3 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.81%) Clustering
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.81%) IBM XIV
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.95%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
3 6 (5.71%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.90%) UNIX
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (71.43%) Information Security
2 30 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 29 (27.62%) ITIL
4 24 (22.86%) Data Protection
5 23 (21.90%) Risk Management
6 22 (20.95%) Project Management
7 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 14 (13.33%) SIEM
8 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.33%) Coaching
9 12 (11.43%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.48%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (9.52%) Load Balancing
11 10 (9.52%) Performance Management
11 10 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (8.57%) Cyber Security
12 9 (8.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.86%) Perl
2 3 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (50.48%) CISM
2 35 (33.33%) GIAC
3 33 (31.43%) CEH
4 19 (18.10%) CISA
5 14 (13.33%) Degree
6 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (9.52%) CCNP
7 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (8.57%) PCI QSA
9 8 (7.62%) CRISC
10 7 (6.67%) CCNA
11 6 (5.71%) CCDA
11 6 (5.71%) CCDP
11 6 (5.71%) MCSE
11 6 (5.71%) MCSA
11 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (5.71%) CCSA
11 6 (5.71%) CCSE
11 6 (5.71%) VCP5
12 4 (3.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (45.71%) PCI DSS
3 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 10 (9.52%) SLA
5 5 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) vSphere
4 6 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.86%) Cacti
2 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.86%) Salt
2 3 (2.86%) Opsview
2 3 (2.86%) Graphite
2 3 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) VMware
2 10 (9.52%) Cisco
3 8 (7.62%) Splunk
3 8 (7.62%) ArcSight
4 6 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.81%) IBM
5 4 (3.81%) HP
5 4 (3.81%) Veritas
5 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.86%) F5
7 2 (1.90%) CA
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle
8 1 (0.95%) SAP
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix
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