The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 58 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 25 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.92% - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.56% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
CISSP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
199 187 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.27% 27.10% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 177 168 222
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Leicestershire region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Leicestershire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

CISSP
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 22 £55,000 - 1
Hinckley - 1 - -
CISSP
East Midlands

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 49 (94.23%) PCI DSS
2 37 (71.15%) Firewall
2 37 (71.15%) Wireless
3 33 (63.46%) Information Security
4 30 (57.69%) CISM
5 23 (44.23%) VoIP
5 23 (44.23%) Security Testing
5 23 (44.23%) CEH
5 23 (44.23%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (44.23%) CISMP
6 21 (40.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 21 (40.38%) Open Source
6 21 (40.38%) VPN
6 21 (40.38%) GPEN
6 21 (40.38%) OSCP
7 20 (38.46%) Risk Management
8 18 (34.62%) GIAC
8 18 (34.62%) Objective-C
8 18 (34.62%) C
8 18 (34.62%) Java
8 18 (34.62%) PHP
8 18 (34.62%) .NET
8 18 (34.62%) Information Management
8 18 (34.62%) Ethical Hacking
9 14 (26.92%) Legal
10 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
11 8 (15.38%) Retail
12 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
13 6 (11.54%) CISA
14 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 37 (71.15%) Firewall
1 37 (71.15%) Wireless
2 23 (44.23%) VoIP
3 21 (40.38%) VPN
General
1 14 (26.92%) Legal
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Tester
2 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 14 (26.92%) Penetration Tester
2 14 (26.92%) Security Architect
2 14 (26.92%) Security Tester
3 13 (25.00%) IT Architect
3 13 (25.00%) IT Security Architect
4 11 (21.15%) Security Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.77%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Penetration Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Open Source
2 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Information Security
2 23 (44.23%) Security Testing
2 23 (44.23%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (40.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 18 (34.62%) Information Management
5 18 (34.62%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (21.15%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Security Management
8 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.92%) ISMS
9 1 (1.92%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.92%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.92%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Objective-C
1 18 (34.62%) C
1 18 (34.62%) Java
1 18 (34.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (57.69%) CISM
2 23 (44.23%) CEH
2 23 (44.23%) CISMP
3 21 (40.38%) GPEN
3 21 (40.38%) OSCP
4 18 (34.62%) GIAC
5 6 (11.54%) CISA
6 3 (5.77%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) GCIH
6 3 (5.77%) OSCE
6 3 (5.77%) GWAPT
7 1 (1.92%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (94.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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