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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 211 172 199
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 45 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.90% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.64% 3.95% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 45
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,811
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £74,550 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
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
1706 1619 1905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.97% 22.75% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1374 1616
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Cheshire -1 24 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Manchester -31 10 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Merseyside +6 9 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 52 (68.42%) Information Security
2 34 (44.74%) CISM
3 28 (36.84%) SIEM
4 23 (30.26%) Finance
4 23 (30.26%) ITIL
5 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
5 21 (27.63%) Firewall
5 21 (27.63%) PCI DSS
6 19 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 18 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (22.37%) Degree
9 16 (21.05%) CEH
9 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 15 (19.74%) CheckPoint
11 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
11 14 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (18.42%) EnCE
12 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
12 13 (17.11%) Cyber Security
12 13 (17.11%) Retail
12 13 (17.11%) Windows
13 12 (15.79%) CISA
13 12 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
14 11 (14.47%) Websense
14 11 (14.47%) SSCP
14 11 (14.47%) Linux
14 11 (14.47%) UNIX
14 11 (14.47%) Data Protection
15 10 (13.16%) ISMS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) Firewall
2 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 14 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.53%) Network Security
4 6 (7.89%) Internet
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.32%) xDSL
7 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
7 1 (1.32%) WiMAX
7 1 (1.32%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) IPsec
7 1 (1.32%) SONET
7 1 (1.32%) OSPF
7 1 (1.32%) TACACS
7 1 (1.32%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Retail
3 8 (10.53%) Banking
4 7 (9.21%) Financial Institution
4 7 (9.21%) Legal
5 5 (6.58%) Law
6 4 (5.26%) Multimedia
6 4 (5.26%) Marketing
7 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Information Manager
3 11 (14.47%) Consultant
4 10 (13.16%) Security Manager
4 10 (13.16%) Information Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Security Specialist
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Security Specialist
6 8 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Risk Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Forensic Investigator
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) RMADS
4 3 (3.95%) Tandem
4 3 (3.95%) CESG
5 2 (2.63%) GIS
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.32%) SCADA
6 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) UNIX
3 2 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Information Security
2 28 (36.84%) SIEM
3 23 (30.26%) ITIL
4 13 (17.11%) Cyber Security
5 12 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.47%) Data Protection
7 10 (13.16%) ISMS
7 10 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (13.16%) Security Management
8 8 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (10.53%) Information Security Management
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.89%) Project Management
10 6 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (7.89%) Data Privacy
10 6 (7.89%) Computer Security
11 5 (6.58%) Security Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
2 2 (2.63%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) CISM
2 17 (22.37%) Degree
3 16 (21.05%) CEH
3 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) EnCE
5 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
6 12 (15.79%) CISA
7 11 (14.47%) SSCP
8 10 (13.16%) ISSAP
8 10 (13.16%) ISSMP
9 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (10.53%) CCNP
11 7 (9.21%) CCNA
11 7 (9.21%) A+ Certification
12 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
13 3 (3.95%) CISMP
13 3 (3.95%) ISEB
14 2 (2.63%) CCDP
14 2 (2.63%) ACCA
14 2 (2.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) PCI DSS
2 18 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (10.53%) COBIT
4 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Snort
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Nessus
2 6 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.47%) Websense
4 9 (11.84%) Splunk
5 8 (10.53%) IronPort
5 8 (10.53%) Symantec
5 8 (10.53%) McAfee
5 8 (10.53%) Cisco
5 8 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 6 (7.89%) Juniper
6 6 (7.89%) Becrypt
6 6 (7.89%) LogRhythm
6 6 (7.89%) Lumension
6 6 (7.89%) Qualys
6 6 (7.89%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.95%) Sourcefire
7 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 3 (3.95%) Sun
8 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle
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