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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 155 203 250
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 102 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 2.11% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 85 29 24
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1789 1610 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.19% 23.68% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1347 1714
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Manchester +7 49 £50,000 +23.45% 9
Cheshire +12 33 £62,500 +28.86% 1
Merseyside +24 14 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Lancashire +1 4 £49,000 +8.88% 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 128 (82.58%) Information Security
2 70 (45.16%) CISM
3 52 (33.55%) Finance
4 42 (27.10%) ITIL
5 39 (25.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (23.87%) SIEM
7 36 (23.23%) PCI DSS
8 34 (21.94%) Firewall
9 33 (21.29%) CISA
10 32 (20.65%) Risk Management
11 31 (20.00%) Cyber Security
12 30 (19.35%) Linux
13 29 (18.71%) Windows
13 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
14 28 (18.06%) Retail
15 27 (17.42%) Banking
15 27 (17.42%) ArcSight
16 25 (16.13%) UNIX
17 24 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
17 24 (15.48%) Degree
18 23 (14.84%) ISSAP
18 23 (14.84%) ISSMP
19 22 (14.19%) SQL
19 22 (14.19%) CCNA
19 22 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (14.19%) Management Information System
19 22 (14.19%) Security Architecture
20 20 (12.90%) CCNP
20 20 (12.90%) Data Protection
21 18 (11.61%) E-Commerce

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (10.32%) MS Office
2 9 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.94%) Firewall
2 14 (9.03%) Network Security
3 9 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (5.81%) LDAP
4 8 (5.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) TACACS
7 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.81%) SQL Server
General
1 52 (33.55%) Finance
2 28 (18.06%) Retail
3 27 (17.42%) Banking
4 15 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 15 (9.68%) Law
5 3 (1.94%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (22.58%) Security Engineer
2 29 (18.71%) Consultant
3 26 (16.77%) Security Consultant
3 26 (16.77%) Information Security Engineer
4 25 (16.13%) Tester
5 21 (13.55%) Security Manager
6 18 (11.61%) Analyst
7 16 (10.32%) Penetration Tester
8 15 (9.68%) IT Security Consultant
8 15 (9.68%) Information Manager
8 15 (9.68%) IT Consultant
8 15 (9.68%) Security Analyst
9 11 (7.10%) Information Security Manager
10 9 (5.81%) Administrator
10 9 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.16%) Information Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (4.52%) Security Administrator
12 7 (4.52%) IT Security Administrator
12 7 (4.52%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.19%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.32%) Tandem
3 14 (9.03%) GIS
3 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.29%) RMADS
5 2 (1.29%) CESG
5 2 (1.29%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.29%) Open Source
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.35%) Linux
2 29 (18.71%) Windows
3 25 (16.13%) UNIX
4 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (82.58%) Information Security
2 42 (27.10%) ITIL
3 37 (23.87%) SIEM
4 32 (20.65%) Risk Management
5 31 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 24 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (14.19%) Security Architecture
8 20 (12.90%) Data Protection
9 18 (11.61%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.39%) Security Management
11 12 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (7.74%) Information Security Management
11 12 (7.74%) Business Continuity
12 10 (6.45%) Migration
13 9 (5.81%) PRINCE2
13 9 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.16%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.52%) Coaching
16 6 (3.87%) Information Assurance
16 6 (3.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.19%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) Python
2 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (45.16%) CISM
2 33 (21.29%) CISA
3 24 (15.48%) Degree
4 23 (14.84%) ISSAP
4 23 (14.84%) ISSMP
5 22 (14.19%) CCNA
5 22 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (12.90%) CCNP
7 17 (10.97%) A+ Certification
8 15 (9.68%) OSCP
9 14 (9.03%) OSCE
10 13 (8.39%) ISEB
11 9 (5.81%) CEH
12 6 (3.87%) PCI QSA
12 6 (3.87%) CRISC
13 5 (3.23%) EnCE
14 3 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
15 2 (1.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (25.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (23.23%) PCI DSS
3 16 (10.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (10.32%) COBIT
4 10 (6.45%) SLA
5 3 (1.94%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.42%) ArcSight
3 13 (8.39%) Splunk
3 13 (8.39%) CheckPoint
4 12 (7.74%) Cisco
5 7 (4.52%) Sun
5 7 (4.52%) Websense
5 7 (4.52%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.29%) NCR
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee
7 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.65%) F5
7 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.65%) Tripwire
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £00000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £62000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + more
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bolton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago