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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 154 174 158
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 38 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.35% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.41% 1.43% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 29
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +8.51%
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
1115 982 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 29.23% 24.36% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 899 818 888
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Salford - 2 £41,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 66 (72.53%) Information Security
2 32 (35.16%) ITIL
3 28 (30.77%) CISA
4 26 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 26 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 25 (27.47%) Windows
5 25 (27.47%) Linux
6 24 (26.37%) OSCP
7 23 (25.27%) OSCE
7 23 (25.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (24.18%) Banking
8 22 (24.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (23.08%) Retail
10 19 (20.88%) Cyber Security
11 18 (19.78%) CISM
12 15 (16.48%) Firewall
12 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (15.38%) Project Management
14 11 (12.09%) Degree
14 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
15 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
15 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
15 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
16 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
16 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (9.89%) CCNA
16 9 (9.89%) Migration
16 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
16 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) Firewall
2 8 (8.79%) LDAP
3 7 (7.69%) Network Security
4 5 (5.49%) LAN
4 5 (5.49%) WAN
5 3 (3.30%) Internet
5 3 (3.30%) MPLS
5 3 (3.30%) BGP
5 3 (3.30%) WLAN
5 3 (3.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Big Data
General
1 22 (24.18%) Banking
2 21 (23.08%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Tester
2 32 (35.16%) Consultant
3 31 (34.07%) Security Consultant
4 24 (26.37%) IT Consultant
4 24 (26.37%) IT Security Consultant
4 24 (26.37%) Penetration Tester
5 10 (10.99%) Security Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Junior
6 9 (9.89%) Security Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.79%) Administrator
8 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Security Administrator
8 7 (7.69%) IT Administrator
8 7 (7.69%) IT Security Administrator
9 5 (5.49%) Junior Tester
9 5 (5.49%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Windows
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) Information Security
2 32 (35.16%) ITIL
3 26 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 26 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 22 (24.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (20.88%) Cyber Security
6 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.38%) Project Management
8 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
9 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
9 9 (9.89%) Migration
9 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (5.49%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.49%) Network Design
12 5 (5.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) CISA
2 24 (26.37%) OSCP
3 23 (25.27%) OSCE
4 18 (19.78%) CISM
5 11 (12.09%) Degree
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (9.89%) CCNA
7 6 (6.59%) CCNP
8 5 (5.49%) PCI QSA
9 4 (4.40%) CEH
10 3 (3.30%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.30%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.30%) CCSP
10 3 (3.30%) CCDA
10 3 (3.30%) CCSE
11 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.10%) QiCA
11 1 (1.10%) CISMP
11 1 (1.10%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.30%) HIPAA
3 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.30%) FISMA
4 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.10%) COBIT
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.49%) Splunk
4 4 (4.40%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.30%) McAfee
5 3 (3.30%) EMC
5 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) Tripwire
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Lumension
6 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
AccessPay
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits and more
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Posted: 20 days ago