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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 173 146 163
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 12 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 3.58% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 22
Average salary £48,750 £51,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £85,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
967 895 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.90% 23.71% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 762 789 780
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Manchester

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
6 9 (37.50%) ISMS
6 9 (37.50%) Firewall
7 8 (33.33%) EnCE
7 8 (33.33%) SIEM
7 8 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (29.17%) CISA
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) CISM
10 5 (20.83%) Retail
11 4 (16.67%) Web Development
11 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) Linux
12 3 (12.50%) SQL
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 3 (12.50%) OWASP
12 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
12 3 (12.50%) OSCP
12 3 (12.50%) OSCE
13 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
13 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 2 (8.33%) CRISC
13 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (8.33%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Information Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) IT Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Application Security Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Security Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (37.50%) ISMS
5 8 (33.33%) SIEM
5 8 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) OWASP
7 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.17%) ERP
9 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
9 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.17%) Service Management
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) EnCE
2 7 (29.17%) CISA
3 6 (25.00%) CISM
4 3 (12.50%) OSCP
4 3 (12.50%) OSCE
5 2 (8.33%) CRISC
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) ACCA
5 2 (8.33%) CCDP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
6 1 (4.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Sun
2 2 (8.33%) NetApp
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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