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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 203 172 209
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +37
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 46 67 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.97% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 4.25% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 41
Average salary £50,000 £53,000 £48,811
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +8.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,950 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
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
1707 1576 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.97% 22.75% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1338 1597
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +2 25 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Merseyside +9 10 £50,000 +23.45% 4
Manchester -47 9 £50,800 -4.15% 5
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 55 (68.75%) Information Security
2 38 (47.50%) CISM
3 28 (35.00%) SIEM
4 25 (31.25%) Finance
5 24 (30.00%) ITIL
6 22 (27.50%) Firewall
6 22 (27.50%) PCI DSS
7 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
8 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
8 19 (23.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (22.50%) Degree
10 17 (21.25%) CEH
11 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 15 (18.75%) Windows
12 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
13 14 (17.50%) EnCE
13 14 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (17.50%) Linux
13 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
14 13 (16.25%) CISA
14 13 (16.25%) Retail
14 13 (16.25%) UNIX
14 13 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
14 13 (16.25%) Cyber Security
15 12 (15.00%) SSCP
16 11 (13.75%) Websense
16 11 (13.75%) Data Protection
16 11 (13.75%) ISMS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) Firewall
2 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.00%) Network Security
4 6 (7.50%) Internet
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
6 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.25%) Wireless
7 1 (1.25%) IPsec
7 1 (1.25%) WiMAX
7 1 (1.25%) VLAN
7 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.25%) SDH
7 1 (1.25%) WLAN
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.25%) RIP
7 1 (1.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Retail
3 10 (12.50%) Banking
4 8 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 7 (8.75%) Legal
6 6 (7.50%) Law
7 4 (5.00%) Multimedia
8 3 (3.75%) Marketing
9 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Consultant
4 12 (15.00%) Information Manager
5 10 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 9 (11.25%) Security Specialist
6 9 (11.25%) Security Consultant
7 8 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
8 7 (8.75%) Information Security Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Security Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Risk Manager
10 4 (5.00%) Web Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Information Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Information Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) RMADS
4 4 (5.00%) CESG
5 3 (3.75%) Tandem
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 2 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.50%) GIS
7 1 (1.25%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Linux
3 13 (16.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (68.75%) Information Security
2 28 (35.00%) SIEM
3 24 (30.00%) ITIL
4 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
5 13 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (16.25%) Cyber Security
6 11 (13.75%) ISMS
6 11 (13.75%) Data Protection
7 10 (12.50%) Security Management
7 10 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (10.00%) Information Security Management
8 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (7.50%) Computer Security
9 6 (7.50%) Data Privacy
9 6 (7.50%) Security Architecture
10 5 (6.25%) Information Assurance
10 5 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) Python
2 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) CISM
2 18 (22.50%) Degree
3 17 (21.25%) CEH
4 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 14 (17.50%) EnCE
6 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
6 13 (16.25%) CISA
7 12 (15.00%) SSCP
8 11 (13.75%) ISSAP
8 11 (13.75%) ISSMP
9 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (10.00%) CCNP
11 7 (8.75%) CCNA
11 7 (8.75%) A+ Certification
12 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
13 3 (3.75%) ISEB
13 3 (3.75%) CISMP
14 2 (2.50%) CCDP
14 2 (2.50%) ACCA
14 2 (2.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) PCI DSS
2 19 (23.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (10.00%) COBIT
4 7 (8.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Snort
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Nessus
2 6 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (7.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (13.75%) Websense
4 9 (11.25%) Splunk
4 9 (11.25%) Cisco
5 8 (10.00%) IronPort
5 8 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (10.00%) Symantec
5 8 (10.00%) McAfee
6 6 (7.50%) Juniper
6 6 (7.50%) Qualys
6 6 (7.50%) ArcSight
6 6 (7.50%) Lumension
6 6 (7.50%) Becrypt
6 6 (7.50%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.75%) VMware
7 3 (3.75%) Sourcefire
7 3 (3.75%) Sun
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle
8 2 (2.50%) SAP
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