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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / North West
Rank 140 151 190
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +39
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 95 81 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 1.45% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.81% 5.47% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 65
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,500 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.90% -

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
1396 1480 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.23% 26.50% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 1179 1472
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 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -36 53 £47,500 -9.52% 12
Cheshire +35 22 £60,000 +20.00%
Lancashire -6 5 £28,500 -48.18%
Merseyside -14 3 £50,000 +5.26%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 134 (74.44%) Information Security
2 125 (69.44%) CISM
3 73 (40.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (38.33%) PCI DSS
5 64 (35.56%) Risk Management
6 59 (32.78%) Finance
7 52 (28.89%) Network Security
8 51 (28.33%) Degree
9 46 (25.56%) CISA
9 46 (25.56%) Security Operations
10 37 (20.56%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 35 (19.44%) Security Management
13 32 (17.78%) Banking
14 27 (15.00%) Incident Management
15 25 (13.89%) Business Continuity
16 24 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (13.33%) Firewall
16 24 (13.33%) Security Architecture
16 24 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
17 23 (12.78%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
18 22 (12.22%) Information Security Management
18 22 (12.22%) ITIL
19 21 (11.67%) CEH
19 21 (11.67%) Information Assurance
19 21 (11.67%) Security Monitoring
20 20 (11.11%) CISMP
21 19 (10.56%) Retail
21 19 (10.56%) Cisco Certification

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 15 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (2.22%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.89%) Network Security
2 24 (13.33%) Firewall
3 23 (12.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (4.44%) Internet
5 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.78%) VPN
5 5 (2.78%) WAN
6 4 (2.22%) FTP
6 4 (2.22%) HTTP
6 4 (2.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.56%) DMZ
7 1 (0.56%) IPsec
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.78%) GIS
2 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 59 (32.78%) Finance
2 32 (17.78%) Banking
3 19 (10.56%) Retail
4 15 (8.33%) Law
5 13 (7.22%) Legal
6 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.89%) Marketing
8 3 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.11%) Advertising
9 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (25.00%) Consultant
2 36 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 34 (18.89%) Analyst
4 31 (17.22%) Security Analyst
4 31 (17.22%) Security Manager
5 25 (13.89%) Information Manager
6 21 (11.67%) Information Security Manager
7 20 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
8 16 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
10 14 (7.78%) Information Analyst
10 14 (7.78%) Information Security Analyst
10 14 (7.78%) Network Consultant
10 14 (7.78%) Network Security Consultant
11 13 (7.22%) Security Officer
11 13 (7.22%) Senior Consultant
11 13 (7.22%) Senior Security Consultant
12 12 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
13 10 (5.56%) Architect
13 10 (5.56%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.56%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 17 (9.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.89%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.56%) CESG
11 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.56%) iPad
11 1 (0.56%) iPhone
11 1 (0.56%) PKI
11 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.11%) Windows
2 8 (4.44%) Linux
3 4 (2.22%) Solaris
3 4 (2.22%) Unix
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (74.44%) Information Security
2 64 (35.56%) Risk Management
3 46 (25.56%) Security Operations
4 37 (20.56%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (19.44%) Security Management
6 27 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 25 (13.89%) Business Continuity
8 24 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 24 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (12.22%) Information Security Management
10 22 (12.22%) ITIL
11 21 (11.67%) Information Assurance
11 21 (11.67%) Security Monitoring
12 17 (9.44%) Data Security
12 17 (9.44%) Risk Assessment
13 15 (8.33%) Performance Management
14 14 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (7.78%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 125 (69.44%) CISM
2 51 (28.33%) Degree
3 46 (25.56%) CISA
4 21 (11.67%) CEH
5 20 (11.11%) CISMP
6 19 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (10.56%) Security Cleared
7 16 (8.89%) CLAS
8 15 (8.33%) IISP
9 14 (7.78%) ISSAP
10 13 (7.22%) CIMA
11 12 (6.67%) CRISC
12 9 (5.00%) CCNP
12 9 (5.00%) DV Cleared
13 8 (4.44%) CCNA
13 8 (4.44%) PCI QSA
14 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
15 5 (2.78%) MCSE
15 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (40.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (38.33%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.22%) COBIT
4 12 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (5.00%) ISO22301
6 7 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.11%) GPG13
8 1 (0.56%) BS25999
8 1 (0.56%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Sendmail
1 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 15 (8.33%) Cisco
2 14 (7.78%) ArcSight
2 14 (7.78%) Splunk
3 8 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.78%) Citrix
5 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.22%) Lotus
5 4 (2.22%) VMware
6 2 (1.11%) Avaya
6 2 (1.11%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.56%) Intel
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle
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