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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / North West
Rank 147 146 170
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 102 86 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 1.55% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.60% 5.63% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 81
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
1342 1527 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.55% 27.45% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1186 1447
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -27 61 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Cheshire +39 28 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Lancashire -5 7 £17,000 -69.09% 1
Merseyside -17 3 £50,000 +8.10% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 133 (77.78%) Information Security
2 122 (71.35%) CISM
3 75 (43.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (40.35%) PCI DSS
5 67 (39.18%) Degree
6 59 (34.50%) Finance
7 57 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 54 (31.58%) Security Operations
9 52 (30.41%) Network Security
10 43 (25.15%) CISA
11 40 (23.39%) Cybersecurity
12 33 (19.30%) Management Information System
13 32 (18.71%) Security Management
14 31 (18.13%) Security Architecture
15 28 (16.37%) Banking
16 27 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
17 25 (14.62%) Data Centre
17 25 (14.62%) Incident Management
18 24 (14.04%) Security Operations Centre
19 22 (12.87%) IISP
19 22 (12.87%) IIS
20 21 (12.28%) ITIL
20 21 (12.28%) Business Continuity
20 21 (12.28%) Performance Management
20 21 (12.28%) Splunk
20 21 (12.28%) Portfolio Management
20 21 (12.28%) ArcSight
20 21 (12.28%) Compliance Management
20 21 (12.28%) Risk and Compliance Management

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 22 (12.87%) IIS
2 4 (2.34%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (30.41%) Network Security
2 18 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (8.77%) Firewall
4 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.51%) VPN
5 5 (2.92%) Internet
6 4 (2.34%) FTP
6 4 (2.34%) HTTP
6 4 (2.34%) SMTP
6 4 (2.34%) WAN
7 2 (1.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.58%) DHCP
8 1 (0.58%) DNS
8 1 (0.58%) Junos
8 1 (0.58%) MPLS
8 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.51%) GIS
2 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 59 (34.50%) Finance
2 28 (16.37%) Banking
3 18 (10.53%) Law
4 12 (7.02%) Legal
5 11 (6.43%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.26%) Retail
7 8 (4.68%) Marketing
8 3 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Electronics
9 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.58%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (28.07%) Consultant
2 39 (22.81%) Security Consultant
3 37 (21.64%) Security Manager
4 32 (18.71%) Analyst
5 29 (16.96%) Information Manager
6 27 (15.79%) Security Analyst
7 24 (14.04%) Information Security Manager
8 22 (12.87%) Information Security Consultant
9 19 (11.11%) Network Consultant
9 19 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
10 17 (9.94%) Senior Consultant
10 17 (9.94%) Senior Security Consultant
11 15 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (8.19%) Senior Security Analyst
13 13 (7.60%) Security Officer
14 11 (6.43%) Information Analyst
14 11 (6.43%) Information Security Analyst
15 10 (5.85%) IT Security Analyst
15 10 (5.85%) Senior Network Consultant
15 10 (5.85%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.17%) Middleware
2 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 25 (14.62%) Data Centre
3 24 (14.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (9.36%) Computer Science
5 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.09%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.92%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.58%) CESG
11 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.43%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Linux
3 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.34%) Solaris
5 2 (1.17%) Unix
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (77.78%) Information Security
2 57 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 54 (31.58%) Security Operations
4 40 (23.39%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (18.71%) Security Management
6 31 (18.13%) Security Architecture
7 27 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
7 27 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (14.62%) Incident Management
9 21 (12.28%) Business Continuity
9 21 (12.28%) Compliance Management
9 21 (12.28%) ITIL
9 21 (12.28%) Performance Management
9 21 (12.28%) Portfolio Management
9 21 (12.28%) Risk and Compliance Management
10 19 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (11.11%) Information Assurance
10 19 (11.11%) Information Security Management
11 17 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.36%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.26%) C
2 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (71.35%) CISM
2 67 (39.18%) Degree
3 43 (25.15%) CISA
4 22 (12.87%) IISP
5 18 (10.53%) CEH
5 18 (10.53%) CISMP
6 17 (9.94%) Security Cleared
7 13 (7.60%) CRISC
7 13 (7.60%) ISSAP
8 12 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (7.02%) CLAS
9 10 (5.85%) CIMA
10 9 (5.26%) CCNP
10 9 (5.26%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.26%) SANS
11 7 (4.09%) PCI QSA
11 7 (4.09%) Postgraduate
12 6 (3.51%) MCSE
12 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (43.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (40.35%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.43%) COBIT
4 9 (5.26%) ISO22301
5 5 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Sendmail
1 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) CSIRT
1 1 (0.58%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (12.28%) ArcSight
1 21 (12.28%) Splunk
2 13 (7.60%) Cisco
3 8 (4.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.92%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.34%) Citrix
5 4 (2.34%) Intel
5 4 (2.34%) Lotus
5 4 (2.34%) SAP
5 4 (2.34%) VMware
6 2 (1.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.58%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.58%) Juniper
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle
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