The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 191 221 210
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 62 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 1.36% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 36
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,700 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1722 1615 1805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.81% 22.95% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1242 1480
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CISSP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CISSP Salary Trend in the North West

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the North West

CISSP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Manchester +29 36 £55,000 -4.34% 8
Cheshire +12 20 £61,215 +74.90% 1
Merseyside - 4 £40,000 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 96 (71.11%) Information Security
2 45 (33.33%) CISM
3 42 (31.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (26.67%) Network Security
5 34 (25.19%) Finance
6 31 (22.96%) ITIL
6 31 (22.96%) Windows
6 31 (22.96%) Security Architecture
7 28 (20.74%) Risk Management
8 27 (20.00%) Firewall
8 27 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (20.00%) CCNA
9 26 (19.26%) Linux
10 25 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (17.78%) CISA
12 23 (17.04%) Degree
13 22 (16.30%) OSCP
13 22 (16.30%) OSCE
13 22 (16.30%) Banking
13 22 (16.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (16.30%) CCNP
14 21 (15.56%) Cyber Security
15 20 (14.81%) Project Management
16 18 (13.33%) PCI DSS
17 16 (11.85%) Business Continuity
18 14 (10.37%) Security Management
18 14 (10.37%) Management Information System
19 13 (9.63%) Network Design
19 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
19 13 (9.63%) SQL

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (2.96%) IIS
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.48%) Lync
2 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.67%) Network Security
2 27 (20.00%) Firewall
3 11 (8.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (8.15%) LAN
3 11 (8.15%) WAN
4 4 (2.96%) Wireless
4 4 (2.96%) WLAN
5 3 (2.22%) BGP
5 3 (2.22%) Internet
5 3 (2.22%) MPLS
5 3 (2.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) Big Data
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 10 (7.41%) Retail
4 8 (5.93%) Law
5 6 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.96%) Legal
7 3 (2.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (23.70%) Consultant
2 31 (22.96%) Security Engineer
3 30 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 23 (17.04%) IT Consultant
4 23 (17.04%) IT Security Consultant
5 22 (16.30%) Penetration Tester
5 22 (16.30%) Network Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Network Security Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Tester
6 15 (11.11%) Security Manager
7 13 (9.63%) Information Manager
8 11 (8.15%) Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) Security Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Architect
11 8 (5.93%) Information Security Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.22%) GIS
4 2 (1.48%) Tandem
4 2 (1.48%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.74%) RMADS
5 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.74%) SCADA
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.74%) CESG
5 1 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.96%) Windows
2 26 (19.26%) Linux
3 11 (8.15%) UNIX
4 2 (1.48%) AIX
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) CentOS
4 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (71.11%) Information Security
2 31 (22.96%) ITIL
2 31 (22.96%) Security Architecture
3 28 (20.74%) Risk Management
4 25 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (16.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (15.56%) Cyber Security
7 20 (14.81%) Project Management
8 16 (11.85%) Business Continuity
9 14 (10.37%) Security Management
10 13 (9.63%) Network Design
11 12 (8.89%) SIEM
12 11 (8.15%) Data Protection
12 11 (8.15%) Cash Management
12 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (7.41%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.41%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (33.33%) CISM
2 27 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (20.00%) CCNA
3 24 (17.78%) CISA
4 23 (17.04%) Degree
5 22 (16.30%) OSCP
5 22 (16.30%) OSCE
5 22 (16.30%) CCNP
6 12 (8.89%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.89%) Security Cleared
7 11 (8.15%) ISEB
7 11 (8.15%) A+ Certification
8 8 (5.93%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.44%) CISMP
10 5 (3.70%) ISSAP
10 5 (3.70%) ISSMP
10 5 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (2.96%) MBA
12 3 (2.22%) PCI QSA
12 3 (2.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (31.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.89%) COBIT
4 6 (4.44%) SLA
5 5 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (2.22%) FISMA
6 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (2.22%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.48%) QA
8 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.89%) Splunk
3 6 (4.44%) Sourcefire
3 6 (4.44%) Cisco
3 6 (4.44%) Websense
3 6 (4.44%) CheckPoint
3 6 (4.44%) Rackspace
3 6 (4.44%) ArcSight
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) McAfee
5 3 (2.22%) EMC
5 3 (2.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.48%) Tripwire
6 2 (1.48%) HP
6 2 (1.48%) Citrix
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.48%) Lumension
6 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.74%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.74%) Sun
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