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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 160 194 241
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 71 62 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 0.94% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 3.45% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 67 42 14
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +50.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,100 £67,250 £61,150
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
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
1367 1799 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.15% 27.31% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1380 1252
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Manchester +24 47 £55,000 - 7
Cheshire +14 11 £45,000 -26.48% 2
Merseyside +15 9 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Lancashire - 1 £31,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 117 (71.78%) CISM
2 101 (61.96%) Information Security
3 74 (45.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (38.65%) PCI DSS
5 46 (28.22%) Security Management
6 44 (26.99%) SIEM
7 43 (26.38%) Risk Management
8 42 (25.77%) Security Operations
9 41 (25.15%) Degree
10 38 (23.31%) Network Security
10 38 (23.31%) Finance
11 37 (22.70%) ITIL
12 34 (20.86%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (19.63%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (17.79%) Firewall
15 27 (16.56%) Management Information System
16 25 (15.34%) Windows
16 25 (15.34%) Project Management
17 24 (14.72%) CISA
17 24 (14.72%) CEH
18 23 (14.11%) Incident Management
18 23 (14.11%) Risk Assessment
19 22 (13.50%) Information Security Management
19 22 (13.50%) Security Architecture
19 22 (13.50%) Root Cause Analysis
20 21 (12.88%) SANS
20 21 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
20 21 (12.88%) VMware
20 21 (12.88%) Cisco
21 20 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (8.59%) IIS
2 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
1 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.23%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.31%) Network Security
2 29 (17.79%) Firewall
3 11 (6.75%) LAN
4 9 (5.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (4.91%) Internet
6 6 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.07%) Wireless
8 4 (2.45%) Intranet
8 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.45%) VLAN
8 4 (2.45%) WAN
8 4 (2.45%) WebEx
9 2 (1.23%) DHCP
9 2 (1.23%) DNS
9 2 (1.23%) IPsec
9 2 (1.23%) Junos
9 2 (1.23%) MPLS
9 2 (1.23%) VPN
10 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 38 (23.31%) Finance
2 15 (9.20%) Law
2 15 (9.20%) Legal
3 7 (4.29%) Back Office
3 7 (4.29%) Retail
4 5 (3.07%) Banking
4 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Local Government
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (30.06%) Analyst
2 47 (28.83%) Security Analyst
3 33 (20.25%) Security Manager
4 29 (17.79%) Consultant
5 28 (17.18%) Security Consultant
6 20 (12.27%) IT Consultant
6 20 (12.27%) IT Security Consultant
7 19 (11.66%) Information Analyst
7 19 (11.66%) Information Security Analyst
8 15 (9.20%) IT Analyst
9 14 (8.59%) IT Manager
9 14 (8.59%) IT Security Analyst
10 12 (7.36%) Information Manager
10 12 (7.36%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (6.75%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (6.75%) Security Specialist
12 9 (5.52%) Architect
12 9 (5.52%) Security Architect
13 8 (4.91%) IT Security Specialist
14 7 (4.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
1 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.36%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.45%) CESG
5 4 (2.45%) PKI
6 3 (1.84%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.84%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.84%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.23%) BYOD
7 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.23%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) AS400
8 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.34%) Windows
2 12 (7.36%) Linux
3 7 (4.29%) AIX
3 7 (4.29%) CentOS
3 7 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.45%) Solaris
5 3 (1.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.23%) Unix
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (61.96%) Information Security
2 46 (28.22%) Security Management
3 44 (26.99%) SIEM
4 43 (26.38%) Risk Management
5 42 (25.77%) Security Operations
6 37 (22.70%) ITIL
7 34 (20.86%) Cybersecurity
8 32 (19.63%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (15.34%) Project Management
10 23 (14.11%) Incident Management
10 23 (14.11%) Risk Assessment
11 22 (13.50%) Information Security Management
11 22 (13.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (13.50%) Security Architecture
12 21 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (12.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 19 (11.66%) Business Continuity
15 14 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (6.75%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.29%) SQL
2 4 (2.45%) C#
3 3 (1.84%) C++
3 3 (1.84%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 117 (71.78%) CISM
2 41 (25.15%) Degree
3 24 (14.72%) CEH
3 24 (14.72%) CISA
4 21 (12.88%) SANS
5 19 (11.66%) GCIH
6 18 (11.04%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (8.59%) IISP
8 13 (7.98%) A+ Certification
8 13 (7.98%) CCNA
8 13 (7.98%) GIAC
8 13 (7.98%) Network+ Certification
8 13 (7.98%) RHCE
9 12 (7.36%) CISMP
10 9 (5.52%) CCNP
10 9 (5.52%) MCSE
10 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (5.52%) OSCP
10 9 (5.52%) Security Cleared
11 8 (4.91%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (45.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (38.65%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (6.13%) COBIT
5 4 (2.45%) ISO22301
5 4 (2.45%) RMADS
6 3 (1.84%) COSO
6 3 (1.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.23%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.23%) PA-DSS
7 2 (1.23%) SLA
8 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.29%) vSphere
3 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) QRadar
2 7 (4.29%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.29%) HP SIM
2 7 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (4.29%) WSUS
3 1 (0.61%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (12.88%) Cisco
1 21 (12.88%) VMware
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.98%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.98%) Splunk
4 11 (6.75%) ArcSight
4 11 (6.75%) IBM
5 10 (6.13%) CheckPoint
5 10 (6.13%) Symantec
6 9 (5.52%) Sophos
7 8 (4.91%) HP
8 7 (4.29%) Dell
8 7 (4.29%) GFI Software
8 7 (4.29%) ProCurve
8 7 (4.29%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.45%) Juniper
10 3 (1.84%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.23%) Citrix
11 2 (1.23%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.23%) ScanSafe
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