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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 72 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.00% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 1.22% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
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
238 164 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.68% 20.95% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 216 137 182
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,946 £47,500 £51,459
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 4 £43,750 +2.94%
Tyne and Wear 0 4 £48,750 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) CISA
2 7 (70.00%) CISM
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) CEH
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (40.00%) Qualys
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (40.00%) Change Control
5 4 (40.00%) Forcepoint
5 4 (40.00%) SSCP
5 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Tripwire
5 4 (40.00%) SANS
5 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (30.00%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) CESG
7 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (20.00%) PCI QSA

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 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Information
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Information Services
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISA
1 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) CEH
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) SANS
3 4 (40.00%) SSCP
4 2 (20.00%) PCI QSA
5 1 (10.00%) CRISC
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (40.00%) Forcepoint
3 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 4 (40.00%) Qualys
3 4 (40.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) VMware