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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 49 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 14 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.68% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 1.03% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -31.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £35,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
126 97 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.09% 14.67% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 94 81 151
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 November 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 +33 14 £50,000 +42.85% 2
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (91.67%) Information Security
2 21 (87.50%) CISM
2 21 (87.50%) ISSAP
2 21 (87.50%) ISSMP
2 21 (87.50%) Degree
3 15 (62.50%) Retail
3 15 (62.50%) PCI DSS
4 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
5 12 (50.00%) UNIX
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (50.00%) Law
5 12 (50.00%) COBIT
6 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
7 10 (41.67%) Information Security Management
7 10 (41.67%) Security Management
7 10 (41.67%) ITIL
8 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
11 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 3 (12.50%) Splunk
11 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
11 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (62.50%) Retail
2 12 (50.00%) Law
3 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Security Engineer
2 15 (62.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) UNIX
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
3 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
4 10 (41.67%) Information Security Management
4 10 (41.67%) Security Management
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) CISM
1 21 (87.50%) ISSAP
1 21 (87.50%) ISSMP
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 12 (50.00%) COBIT
2 12 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.50%) Splunk
2 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
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