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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 46 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.04% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.72% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
128 104 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.91% 16.35% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 94 85 152
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £22,800
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram 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 December 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 +30 13 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Wirral - 2 £40,000 -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (93.10%) Information Security
2 26 (89.66%) CISM
3 24 (82.76%) ISSAP
3 24 (82.76%) ISSMP
4 21 (72.41%) Degree
5 16 (55.17%) PCI DSS
6 15 (51.72%) COBIT
6 15 (51.72%) ITIL
6 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
6 15 (51.72%) Law
6 15 (51.72%) Retail
7 13 (44.83%) Information Security Management
7 13 (44.83%) Security Management
7 13 (44.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (41.38%) UNIX
8 12 (41.38%) Windows
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
8 12 (41.38%) Cisco
8 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
9 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
10 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (31.03%) Firewall
11 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
13 3 (10.34%) Multimedia
13 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
13 3 (10.34%) IIS
13 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
13 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
13 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (51.72%) Law
1 15 (51.72%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Security Engineer
2 18 (62.07%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Information Systems Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) UNIX
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Information Security
2 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
3 13 (44.83%) Information Security Management
3 13 (44.83%) Security Management
4 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) CISM
2 24 (82.76%) ISSAP
2 24 (82.76%) ISSMP
3 21 (72.41%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (55.17%) PCI DSS
2 15 (51.72%) COBIT
3 13 (44.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
1 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.34%) Splunk
2 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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