The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 49 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 14 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.32% 1.08% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.69% 5.38% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 130 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.72% 20.00% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 113 98 166
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

CISSP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Merseyside

CISSP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Liverpool +24 14 £50,000 +17.64% 5
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (100.00%) CISM
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
1 15 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 15 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) Retail
3 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) UNIX
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (60.00%) Information Security Management
4 9 (60.00%) Security Management
4 9 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 9 (60.00%) COBIT
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) Law
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Multimedia
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (73.33%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Law
3 4 (26.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Information Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 9 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 9 (60.00%) Security Management
3 9 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CISM
1 15 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 15 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (60.00%) COBIT
1 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago