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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 195 210 200
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 39 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 2.41% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 40
Average salary £60,000 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
1529 1576 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.86% 22.60% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1205 1465
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +26 28 £56,250 +52.02% 8
Cheshire -16 7 £67,500 +28.57% 4
Merseyside +11 2 - - 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 59 (57.28%) Information Security
2 37 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (31.07%) Network Security
4 31 (30.10%) Degree
5 30 (29.13%) CISA
6 29 (28.16%) CISM
7 27 (26.21%) Firewall
8 26 (25.24%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (24.27%) CCNA
10 24 (23.30%) Risk Management
11 22 (21.36%) Finance
11 22 (21.36%) ITIL
11 22 (21.36%) Project Management
11 22 (21.36%) Cyber Security
12 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
12 21 (20.39%) Banking
13 20 (19.42%) CCNP
14 19 (18.45%) Security Architecture
15 15 (14.56%) Windows
15 15 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (14.56%) PCI DSS
16 14 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
17 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
17 13 (12.62%) Network Design
17 13 (12.62%) LAN
18 12 (11.65%) WAN
19 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
19 11 (10.68%) SQL

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (8.74%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) Lync
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.07%) Network Security
2 27 (26.21%) Firewall
3 13 (12.62%) LAN
4 12 (11.65%) WAN
5 11 (10.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (5.83%) WLAN
6 6 (5.83%) Wireless
7 4 (3.88%) Internet
8 3 (2.91%) MPLS
8 3 (2.91%) BGP
9 2 (1.94%) VPN
10 1 (0.97%) VoIP
10 1 (0.97%) IPsec
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.97%) NX-OS
10 1 (0.97%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) Big Data
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) Banking
3 10 (9.71%) Retail
4 6 (5.83%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.85%) Law
6 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Back Office
7 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Security Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Consultant
4 16 (15.53%) Security Consultant
5 13 (12.62%) Architect
6 10 (9.71%) IT Consultant
6 10 (9.71%) IT Security Consultant
6 10 (9.71%) Security Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Security Manager
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Security Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Information Manager
8 8 (7.77%) IT Architect
8 8 (7.77%) IT Security Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Security Officer
9 6 (5.83%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (5.83%) Information Risk Manager
9 6 (5.83%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) RMADS
6 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.94%) GIS
6 2 (1.94%) CESG
6 2 (1.94%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.94%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.97%) PKI
7 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.97%) SCADA
7 1 (0.97%) Tandem
7 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) UNIX
3 9 (8.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) CentOS
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) Information Security
2 24 (23.30%) Risk Management
3 22 (21.36%) ITIL
3 22 (21.36%) Project Management
3 22 (21.36%) Cyber Security
4 19 (18.45%) Security Architecture
5 15 (14.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (12.62%) Network Design
7 13 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (10.68%) Cash Management
9 10 (9.71%) Test Scripting
9 10 (9.71%) Data Protection
9 10 (9.71%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.74%) Business Continuity
10 9 (8.74%) Performance Management
10 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.77%) DDoS Mitigation
11 8 (7.77%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Degree
2 30 (29.13%) CISA
3 29 (28.16%) CISM
4 26 (25.24%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (24.27%) CCNA
6 20 (19.42%) CCNP
7 11 (10.68%) A+ Certification
8 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
8 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
9 8 (7.77%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.83%) CISMP
11 5 (4.85%) OSCP
11 5 (4.85%) OSCE
12 4 (3.88%) MBA
13 3 (2.91%) CCSE
13 3 (2.91%) CCSP
13 3 (2.91%) CCDA
13 3 (2.91%) JNCIA
13 3 (2.91%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.56%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.80%) COBIT
4 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.94%) QA
6 2 (1.94%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.97%) SLA
7 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
1 11 (10.68%) Splunk
2 9 (8.74%) ArcSight
3 7 (6.80%) Cisco
4 6 (5.83%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.83%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) EMC
7 2 (1.94%) Citrix
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.94%) McAfee
7 2 (1.94%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.94%) Lumension
8 1 (0.97%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.97%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.97%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) Websense
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