The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 71 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 10 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.42% 0.39% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 1.58% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £43,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.76%
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
231 190 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.91% 24.90% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 203 165 181
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,700 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CISSP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

CISSP Salary Trend in the North East

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the North East

CISSP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +18 6 £43,750 +2.94%
Tyne and Wear +4 4 £61,250 +28.94% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) CISM
3 8 (61.54%) CISA
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) CEH
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
6 5 (38.46%) Tripwire
6 5 (38.46%) Qualys
6 5 (38.46%) Intel Security
6 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
6 5 (38.46%) SSCP
6 5 (38.46%) ArcSight
6 5 (38.46%) Change Control
6 5 (38.46%) SANS
6 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
7 4 (30.77%) Service Management
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) CESG
8 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
8 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (15.38%) Splunk
9 2 (15.38%) Presales

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Services
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) CESG
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) iPad
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) ISMS
5 2 (15.38%) Presales
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) B2B
6 1 (7.69%) BCP
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
6 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) CEH
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) SANS
4 5 (38.46%) SSCP
5 2 (15.38%) PCI QSA
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (7.69%) CRISC
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) ArcSight
3 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
3 5 (38.46%) Intel Security
3 5 (38.46%) Qualys
3 5 (38.46%) Tripwire
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) VMware