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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 127 157 113
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -44
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 49 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 0.97% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.72% 4.00% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,300 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+7.21% +0.58%
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
857 901 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.30% 24.29% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 683 739 488
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 3 September 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (75.71%) Information Security
2 49 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (55.71%) PCI DSS
4 28 (40.00%) CISM
5 25 (35.71%) Firewall
5 25 (35.71%) GIAC
6 20 (28.57%) CISA
7 17 (24.29%) CEH
8 16 (22.86%) Security Testing
9 15 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (21.43%) Windows
9 15 (21.43%) CCNP
10 14 (20.00%) Degree
10 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
11 13 (18.57%) ITIL
12 12 (17.14%) Linux
12 12 (17.14%) Cisco
12 12 (17.14%) Project Management
12 12 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (14.29%) IIS
13 10 (14.29%) VMware
13 10 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (14.29%) Data Protection
14 9 (12.86%) Internet
15 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
15 8 (11.43%) SAN
15 8 (11.43%) Service Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 8 (11.43%) Apache
2 8 (11.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.71%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) Internet
3 8 (11.43%) SAN
4 5 (7.14%) Network Security
4 5 (7.14%) NAS
5 4 (5.71%) Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) IPsec
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (4.29%) SMTP
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.29%) VPN
6 3 (4.29%) DNS
7 2 (2.86%) DMZ
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) WAN
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) MySQL
1 5 (7.14%) Informix
2 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Subversion
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.71%) Hudson
1 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.43%) Law
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
1 20 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Information Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Security Manager
4 10 (14.29%) Consultant
5 9 (12.86%) Information Manager
5 9 (12.86%) Security Specialist
6 8 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Security Consultant
6 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (11.43%) Technical Security Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (10.00%) Information Specialist
8 6 (8.57%) Security Officer
9 4 (5.71%) Information Security Officer
9 4 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) IT Security Officer
10 2 (2.86%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.29%) Middleware
3 2 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (10.00%) IBM XIV
5 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
6 5 (7.14%) CLARiiON
6 5 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.86%) PKI
8 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.43%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
3 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Information Security
2 16 (22.86%) Security Testing
3 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 13 (18.57%) ITIL
4 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
5 12 (17.14%) Project Management
5 12 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 8 (11.43%) Security Architecture
7 8 (11.43%) Network Architecture
7 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
7 8 (11.43%) Service Management
7 8 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.00%) Coaching
8 7 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 7 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) PHP
2 7 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.29%) Python
4 3 (4.29%) C
4 3 (4.29%) C++
4 3 (4.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) CISM
2 25 (35.71%) GIAC
3 20 (28.57%) CISA
4 17 (24.29%) CEH
5 15 (21.43%) CCNP
5 15 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (20.00%) Degree
7 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (11.43%) CCIE
7 8 (11.43%) CCSP
8 6 (8.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (8.57%) CCDE
9 4 (5.71%) PCI QSA
9 4 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (5.71%) CCNA
9 4 (5.71%) CCDA
10 2 (2.86%) ACCA
10 2 (2.86%) SSCP
10 2 (2.86%) CISMP
10 2 (2.86%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (55.71%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.00%) COBIT
3 7 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.29%) BS25999
5 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) vSphere
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.71%) Cacti
2 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) Opsview
2 4 (5.71%) Graphite
2 4 (5.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Cisco
2 10 (14.29%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.00%) IBM
4 7 (10.00%) EMC
5 6 (8.57%) Veritas
6 5 (7.14%) NetApp
6 5 (7.14%) Splunk
6 5 (7.14%) ArcSight
7 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 2 (2.86%) CA
10 1 (1.43%) Citrix
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle
10 1 (1.43%) SAP
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