The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 148 154 179
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.62% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 2.56% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 14
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
CISSP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1078 900 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.92% 24.44% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 915 792 915
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CISSP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Manchester

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Manchester

CISSP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Bolton - 6 £47,500 - 1
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 29 (38.16%) Security Architecture
3 28 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (35.53%) OSCP
5 26 (34.21%) Windows
5 26 (34.21%) Linux
5 26 (34.21%) OSCE
6 22 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (28.95%) ITIL
7 20 (26.32%) CISA
7 20 (26.32%) CISM
8 17 (22.37%) Risk Management
9 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
9 13 (17.11%) Banking
10 11 (14.47%) Retail
10 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (14.47%) Firewall
10 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.16%) Finance
11 10 (13.16%) Migration
11 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
12 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (11.84%) Business Continuity
12 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
12 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.84%) LDAP
12 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
13 8 (10.53%) Office 365
14 7 (9.21%) Management Information System

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (3.95%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) LDAP
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (17.11%) Banking
2 11 (14.47%) Retail
3 10 (13.16%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Tester
2 34 (44.74%) Consultant
3 33 (43.42%) Security Consultant
4 27 (35.53%) Penetration Tester
5 26 (34.21%) IT Security Consultant
5 26 (34.21%) IT Consultant
6 9 (11.84%) Security Manager
6 9 (11.84%) Administrator
6 9 (11.84%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.21%) Security Administrator
7 7 (9.21%) IT Security Administrator
7 7 (9.21%) IT Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Junior Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Information Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Junior
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Head of Security
9 4 (5.26%) Head of Information Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.32%) GIS
3 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Windows
1 26 (34.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 29 (38.16%) Security Architecture
3 28 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (28.95%) ITIL
5 17 (22.37%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.16%) Migration
8 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
8 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.84%) Business Continuity
8 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (6.58%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (6.58%) Coaching
10 5 (6.58%) Information Assurance
10 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.26%) Project Management
11 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.26%) Security Management
11 4 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) OSCP
2 26 (34.21%) OSCE
3 20 (26.32%) CISA
3 20 (26.32%) CISM
4 6 (7.89%) CEH
5 5 (6.58%) PCI QSA
6 3 (3.95%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) CRISC
8 1 (1.32%) CISMP
8 1 (1.32%) QiCA
8 1 (1.32%) CCNP
8 1 (1.32%) CCNA
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.95%) HIPAA
3 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
3 3 (3.95%) Splunk
3 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.95%) McAfee
4 2 (2.63%) Lumension
4 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.63%) Tripwire
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bolton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago