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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 142 126 143
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 1.15% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.38% 5.02% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 12
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £54,250 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
937 617 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.59% 22.80% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 749 491 470
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 September 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 66 (76.74%) Information Security
2 50 (58.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (36.05%) Windows
4 27 (31.40%) CISM
5 26 (30.23%) Risk Management
5 26 (30.23%) PCI DSS
6 25 (29.07%) Management Information System
7 23 (26.74%) Finance
7 23 (26.74%) Firewall
7 23 (26.74%) Internet
8 20 (23.26%) CEH
9 17 (19.77%) Project Management
9 17 (19.77%) DNS
10 16 (18.60%) Cisco
11 15 (17.44%) CCNP
11 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
11 15 (17.44%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (17.44%) VMware
11 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (16.28%) Risk Analysis
12 14 (16.28%) CCIE
13 13 (15.12%) GIAC
13 13 (15.12%) iPhone
13 13 (15.12%) iPad
14 12 (13.95%) CCSP
14 12 (13.95%) Symantec
14 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
14 12 (13.95%) Linux
15 11 (12.79%) ITIL
15 11 (12.79%) Network Architecture

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (9.30%) Apache
1 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) Internet
1 23 (26.74%) Firewall
2 17 (19.77%) DNS
3 9 (10.47%) SAN
4 8 (9.30%) NAS
5 5 (5.81%) Network Security
6 3 (3.49%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.49%) SSL
6 3 (3.49%) LAN
6 3 (3.49%) WAN
6 3 (3.49%) SNMP
6 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.33%) MPLS
7 2 (2.33%) OSPF
7 2 (2.33%) BGP
7 2 (2.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.33%) RTSP
7 2 (2.33%) Multicast
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) MySQL
1 8 (9.30%) Informix
1 8 (9.30%) RDBMS
1 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Subversion
1 8 (9.30%) JIRA
1 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.30%) Hudson
1 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Games
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 31 (36.05%) Security Analyst
3 22 (25.58%) Consultant
4 18 (20.93%) Security Consultant
5 13 (15.12%) IT Security Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (10.47%) Information Security Consultant
8 8 (9.30%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
9 6 (6.98%) Security Officer
9 6 (6.98%) Head of Security
10 4 (4.65%) IT Security Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) IT Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Information Security Officer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Security Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.49%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) Middleware
2 8 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.49%) WinForms
3 3 (3.49%) WPF
3 3 (3.49%) .NET
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.12%) iPhone
2 13 (15.12%) iPad
3 9 (10.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (9.30%) IBM XIV
5 4 (4.65%) RMADS
6 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.49%) NHS
6 3 (3.49%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.33%) CESG
7 2 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.49%) UNIX
4 3 (3.49%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (76.74%) Information Security
2 26 (30.23%) Risk Management
3 17 (19.77%) Project Management
4 14 (16.28%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.79%) ITIL
6 11 (12.79%) Network Architecture
7 9 (10.47%) Line Management
7 9 (10.47%) Load Balancing
7 9 (10.47%) Performance Management
8 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.30%) Security Architecture
9 7 (8.14%) Security Management
9 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.98%) B2C
10 6 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Security Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Perl
1 8 (9.30%) PHP
1 8 (9.30%) Shell Script
1 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) CISM
2 20 (23.26%) CEH
3 15 (17.44%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (17.44%) CCNP
4 14 (16.28%) CCIE
5 13 (15.12%) GIAC
6 12 (13.95%) CCSP
7 10 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (10.47%) CCDE
8 9 (10.47%) CISA
9 8 (9.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.65%) CCSE
10 4 (4.65%) MCSE
10 4 (4.65%) CCDP
11 3 (3.49%) ISEB
11 3 (3.49%) CCIP
11 3 (3.49%) CCVP
11 3 (3.49%) CCDA
11 3 (3.49%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (58.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (30.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.33%) COBIT
4 2 (2.33%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
1 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (9.30%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Nagios
1 8 (9.30%) NetBackup
1 8 (9.30%) Cacti
1 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (9.30%) Puppet
1 8 (9.30%) Opsview
2 1 (1.16%) Nessus
2 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Cisco
2 15 (17.44%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) Symantec
4 9 (10.47%) SolarWinds
4 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.30%) NetApp
5 8 (9.30%) Veritas
5 8 (9.30%) IBM
5 8 (9.30%) HP
5 8 (9.30%) F5
5 8 (9.30%) Riverbed
6 7 (8.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.49%) Juniper
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.49%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.49%) McAfee
8 1 (1.16%) Altiris
8 1 (1.16%) ScanSafe
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