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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 140 118 142
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 1.40% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 5.43% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 14
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £57,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
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
948 682 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.04% 25.85% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 791 509 518
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (80.43%) Information Security
2 58 (63.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (40.22%) Risk Management
4 34 (36.96%) Finance
5 32 (34.78%) Management Information System
5 32 (34.78%) PCI DSS
6 27 (29.35%) Windows
7 24 (26.09%) CISA
8 23 (25.00%) CISM
9 21 (22.83%) Firewall
10 20 (21.74%) Security Management
10 20 (21.74%) DNS
11 18 (19.57%) Internet
12 16 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (15.22%) Information Security Management
13 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
13 14 (15.22%) Cisco
13 14 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
14 13 (14.13%) iPhone
14 13 (14.13%) iPad
14 13 (14.13%) ITIL
15 12 (13.04%) CEH
16 11 (11.96%) Project Management
17 10 (10.87%) Symantec
17 10 (10.87%) CCNP
17 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (10.87%) CheckPoint
17 10 (10.87%) CCIE
17 10 (10.87%) VMware
17 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (6.52%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) Firewall
2 20 (21.74%) DNS
3 18 (19.57%) Internet
4 6 (6.52%) Network Security
4 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.52%) HTTPS
4 6 (6.52%) SSL
5 5 (5.43%) Wireshark
6 4 (4.35%) NAS
6 4 (4.35%) LAN
6 4 (4.35%) WAN
6 4 (4.35%) SAN
7 3 (3.26%) MPLS
8 2 (2.17%) Multicast
8 2 (2.17%) RTSP
8 2 (2.17%) SNMP
8 2 (2.17%) OSPF
8 2 (2.17%) BGP
8 2 (2.17%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.35%) Informix
1 4 (4.35%) MySQL
1 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.35%) Hudson
1 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
1 4 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Games
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Consultant
2 26 (28.26%) Security Consultant
3 24 (26.09%) Analyst
4 23 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 18 (19.57%) Head of Security
6 14 (15.22%) IT Security Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Security Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) IT Security Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) IT Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Security Officer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Engineering Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (4.35%) Middleware
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.26%) WinForms
2 3 (3.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.13%) iPhone
2 13 (14.13%) iPad
3 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.35%) IBM XIV
4 3 (3.26%) NHS
4 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.26%) RMADS
5 1 (1.09%) CESG
5 1 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Linux
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (80.43%) Information Security
2 37 (40.22%) Risk Management
3 20 (21.74%) Security Management
4 16 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (15.22%) Information Security Management
5 14 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
6 13 (14.13%) ITIL
7 11 (11.96%) Project Management
8 9 (9.78%) Business Development
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.61%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Practice Management
9 7 (7.61%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (7.61%) Security Architecture
10 6 (6.52%) Network Architecture
10 6 (6.52%) SIEM
10 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.43%) BCP
11 5 (5.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.35%) Perl
1 4 (4.35%) PHP
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
1 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) CISA
2 23 (25.00%) CISM
3 12 (13.04%) CEH
4 10 (10.87%) CCNP
4 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.87%) CCIE
5 8 (8.70%) CCSP
6 5 (5.43%) GIAC
6 5 (5.43%) CRISC
7 4 (4.35%) CCDE
7 4 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.35%) CCVP
7 4 (4.35%) CCSE
7 4 (4.35%) MCSE
7 4 (4.35%) SSCP
7 4 (4.35%) CCIP
7 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.35%) CCDP
8 3 (3.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (63.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (34.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.35%) COBIT
4 3 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.17%) ISO 9000
5 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) vSphere
3 4 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.17%) Snort
4 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Puppet
1 4 (4.35%) Cacti
1 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (4.35%) Opsview
1 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Cisco
2 10 (10.87%) Symantec
2 10 (10.87%) CheckPoint
2 10 (10.87%) VMware
3 6 (6.52%) IBM
3 6 (6.52%) Juniper
3 6 (6.52%) HP
3 6 (6.52%) McAfee
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) F5
5 4 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.35%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.35%) NetApp
5 4 (4.35%) Veritas
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.26%) Websense
7 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.17%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.17%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Flexabile for the right candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + 27 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago