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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 56 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.63% 0.16% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 0.69% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
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
135 145 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.30% 23.35% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 86 115 91
Average salary £37,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £52,500
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 22 May 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
Liverpool +16 3 - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) CISM
2 8 (66.67%) Law
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (41.67%) ISSAP
4 5 (41.67%) ISSMP
4 5 (41.67%) COBIT
4 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
4 5 (41.67%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Splunk
6 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Games

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (25.00%) IIS
General
1 8 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Information Systems Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CISM
2 5 (41.67%) ISSAP
2 5 (41.67%) ISSMP
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) COBIT
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
1 3 (25.00%) ArcSight