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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 148 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 22 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 1.37% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 5.77% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 45 5
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
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
743 867 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.70% 23.77% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 579 746 509
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 £30,000 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (73.68%) Information Security
2 49 (64.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (57.89%) PCI DSS
4 35 (46.05%) CISM
5 29 (38.16%) GIAC
6 27 (35.53%) CEH
6 27 (35.53%) Security Testing
7 21 (27.63%) Data Protection
7 21 (27.63%) Project Management
8 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 18 (23.68%) Coaching
9 17 (22.37%) Degree
10 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
11 15 (19.74%) Firewall
11 15 (19.74%) Law
11 15 (19.74%) IIS
11 15 (19.74%) Performance Management
11 15 (19.74%) Portfolio Management
12 14 (18.42%) ITIL
13 13 (17.11%) Service Management
13 13 (17.11%) ArcSight
13 13 (17.11%) Splunk
13 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
13 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
13 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (15.79%) SIEM
14 12 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
16 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
16 8 (10.53%) SLA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (19.74%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) Firewall
2 5 (6.58%) LAN
2 5 (6.58%) WAN
3 4 (5.26%) DMVPN
3 4 (5.26%) SSL
3 4 (5.26%) SAN
3 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.26%) VPN
3 4 (5.26%) IPsec
3 4 (5.26%) BGP
3 4 (5.26%) EIGRP
3 4 (5.26%) MPLS
3 4 (5.26%) OSPF
3 4 (5.26%) VPLS
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.95%) Network Security
4 3 (3.95%) VRRP
4 3 (3.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (19.74%) Law
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Analyst
2 29 (38.16%) Security Analyst
3 21 (27.63%) Consultant
3 21 (27.63%) Security Consultant
4 17 (22.37%) Information Analyst
4 17 (22.37%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (19.74%) Security Manager
6 14 (18.42%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (18.42%) Information Manager
7 8 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Security Officer
9 3 (3.95%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (3.95%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Officer
10 2 (2.63%) Principal Security Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) IT Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) IT Security Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.32%) RMADS
3 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.32%) BYOD
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Information Security
2 27 (35.53%) Security Testing
3 21 (27.63%) Data Protection
3 21 (27.63%) Project Management
4 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
4 18 (23.68%) Coaching
5 15 (19.74%) Performance Management
5 15 (19.74%) Portfolio Management
6 14 (18.42%) ITIL
7 13 (17.11%) Service Management
7 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
7 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
7 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (15.79%) SIEM
9 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
12 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (46.05%) CISM
2 29 (38.16%) GIAC
3 27 (35.53%) CEH
4 17 (22.37%) Degree
5 6 (7.89%) CISA
5 6 (7.89%) PCI QSA
6 4 (5.26%) VCP5
6 4 (5.26%) CRISC
6 4 (5.26%) CCNP
6 4 (5.26%) CCNA
6 4 (5.26%) CCDA
6 4 (5.26%) CCDP
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.26%) MCSE
6 4 (5.26%) MCSA
6 4 (5.26%) CCSA
6 4 (5.26%) CCSE
6 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.63%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (64.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (57.89%) PCI DSS
3 12 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 8 (10.53%) SLA
5 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.95%) vSphere
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) ArcSight
1 13 (17.11%) Splunk
2 5 (6.58%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
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