The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 204 187 202
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 38 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.86% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 3.76% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 50
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £48,811
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1608 1677 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.83% 22.92% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1407 1620
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +10 20 £55,000 - 3
Manchester -21 11 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Merseyside -3 5 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Cumbria +7 2 £47,500 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (61.67%) Information Security
2 24 (40.00%) CISM
3 20 (33.33%) Firewall
3 20 (33.33%) SIEM
4 18 (30.00%) ITIL
5 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
5 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (26.67%) PCI DSS
7 15 (25.00%) Finance
7 15 (25.00%) CEH
8 14 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (23.33%) EnCE
9 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
10 12 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 12 (20.00%) Degree
11 11 (18.33%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (16.67%) Retail
12 10 (16.67%) SSCP
13 9 (15.00%) Websense
13 9 (15.00%) Symantec
13 9 (15.00%) Windows
13 9 (15.00%) CISA
13 9 (15.00%) ISMS
13 9 (15.00%) Cyber Security
14 8 (13.33%) IronPort
14 8 (13.33%) Blue Coat

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) Firewall
2 14 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.67%) Network Security
5 6 (10.00%) Internet
6 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 3 (5.00%) LAN
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.33%) xDSL
7 2 (3.33%) VLAN
7 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.33%) ATM
7 2 (3.33%) SDH
7 2 (3.33%) WLAN
7 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.33%) RIP
7 2 (3.33%) SNMP
7 2 (3.33%) Wireless
7 2 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Retail
3 7 (11.67%) Legal
4 4 (6.67%) Law
4 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Security Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Consultant
3 9 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 9 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Security Specialist
4 8 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Information Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Information Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Web Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Forensic Investigator
8 3 (5.00%) Information Security Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) RMADS
4 2 (3.33%) SCADA
4 2 (3.33%) CESG
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) UNIX
3 7 (11.67%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Information Security
2 20 (33.33%) SIEM
3 18 (30.00%) ITIL
4 11 (18.33%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (15.00%) Cyber Security
6 9 (15.00%) ISMS
7 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.00%) Project Management
8 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (10.00%) Computer Security
8 6 (10.00%) Security Management
8 6 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (10.00%) Data Privacy
9 5 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.67%) Information Security Management
10 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Perl
1 2 (3.33%) Python
1 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) CISM
2 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.00%) CEH
4 14 (23.33%) EnCE
5 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
6 12 (20.00%) Degree
7 10 (16.67%) SSCP
8 9 (15.00%) CISA
9 5 (8.33%) ISSAP
9 5 (8.33%) ISSMP
10 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (5.00%) CCNP
11 3 (5.00%) CISMP
12 2 (3.33%) CCNA
12 2 (3.33%) CCDP
12 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
12 2 (3.33%) ACCA
12 2 (3.33%) CCIE
12 2 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) COBIT
3 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Snort
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Nessus
2 6 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.00%) Symantec
3 9 (15.00%) Websense
4 8 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 8 (13.33%) IronPort
4 8 (13.33%) McAfee
5 7 (11.67%) Splunk
6 6 (10.00%) Lumension
6 6 (10.00%) Becrypt
6 6 (10.00%) LogRhythm
6 6 (10.00%) Juniper
6 6 (10.00%) Qualys
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco
8 3 (5.00%) VMware
9 2 (3.33%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 2 (3.33%) Sun
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) SAP
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