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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 204 189 216
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 56 55 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.81% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 3.53% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 44
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £77,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
1736 1558 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.51% 22.94% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1319 1602
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 23 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 -9 26 £54,500 +9.00% 2
Merseyside +17 17 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Manchester -26 12 £48,750 -4.41% 8
Lancashire +3 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 70 (74.47%) Information Security
2 44 (46.81%) CISM
3 31 (32.98%) Finance
4 30 (31.91%) SIEM
5 29 (30.85%) ITIL
6 25 (26.60%) Firewall
6 25 (26.60%) PCI DSS
7 24 (25.53%) Degree
8 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
9 21 (22.34%) CISA
9 21 (22.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (21.28%) Management Information System
11 18 (19.15%) CEH
11 18 (19.15%) CheckPoint
11 18 (19.15%) Windows
11 18 (19.15%) Linux
12 17 (18.09%) Retail
12 17 (18.09%) ISSAP
12 17 (18.09%) ISSMP
12 17 (18.09%) Risk Management
13 16 (17.02%) UNIX
14 15 (15.96%) Data Protection
15 14 (14.89%) EnCE
15 14 (14.89%) Cyber Security
15 14 (14.89%) Financial Institution
15 14 (14.89%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (13.83%) Banking
16 13 (13.83%) Security Management
16 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.13%) IIS
1 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.51%) MS Office
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) Firewall
2 14 (14.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.45%) Network Security
4 7 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (6.38%) Internet
6 1 (1.06%) TACACS
6 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.06%) VPN
6 1 (1.06%) LDAP
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
6 1 (1.06%) WAN
6 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
General
1 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Retail
3 14 (14.89%) Financial Institution
4 13 (13.83%) Banking
5 9 (9.57%) Law
6 7 (7.45%) Legal
7 4 (4.26%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.13%) Marketing
9 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Security Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Consultant
4 14 (14.89%) Security Engineer
5 13 (13.83%) Information Manager
5 13 (13.83%) Information Security Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Information Analyst
7 11 (11.70%) Security Consultant
7 11 (11.70%) Security Manager
8 9 (9.57%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (8.51%) Security Specialist
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Security Specialist
10 6 (6.38%) Risk Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Risk Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Security Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) IT Security Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) IT Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) RMADS
5 4 (4.26%) CESG
5 4 (4.26%) Tandem
6 2 (2.13%) PKI
6 2 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.13%) GIS
7 1 (1.06%) Open Source
7 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Windows
1 18 (19.15%) Linux
2 16 (17.02%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (74.47%) Information Security
2 30 (31.91%) SIEM
3 29 (30.85%) ITIL
4 17 (18.09%) Risk Management
5 15 (15.96%) Data Protection
6 14 (14.89%) Cyber Security
6 14 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (13.83%) Security Management
8 11 (11.70%) Information Security Management
8 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.70%) ISMS
9 9 (9.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (7.45%) Security Architecture
12 6 (6.38%) Information Assurance
12 6 (6.38%) Computer Security
12 6 (6.38%) Data Privacy
12 6 (6.38%) Ethical Hacking
13 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (46.81%) CISM
2 24 (25.53%) Degree
3 21 (22.34%) CISA
4 18 (19.15%) CEH
5 17 (18.09%) ISSAP
5 17 (18.09%) ISSMP
6 14 (14.89%) EnCE
7 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
7 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
8 12 (12.77%) SSCP
9 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (9.57%) CCNP
11 8 (8.51%) CCNA
11 8 (8.51%) A+ Certification
12 7 (7.45%) CRISC
13 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
14 3 (3.19%) ISEB
14 3 (3.19%) OSCP
14 3 (3.19%) OSCE
15 2 (2.13%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.60%) PCI DSS
2 21 (22.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (12.77%) COBIT
4 11 (11.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Snort
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Nessus
2 6 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.15%) CheckPoint
3 11 (11.70%) Websense
3 11 (11.70%) Cisco
4 10 (10.64%) Splunk
5 9 (9.57%) ArcSight
6 8 (8.51%) Blue Coat
6 8 (8.51%) Symantec
6 8 (8.51%) McAfee
6 8 (8.51%) IronPort
7 6 (6.38%) Qualys
7 6 (6.38%) Juniper
7 6 (6.38%) Lumension
7 6 (6.38%) Becrypt
7 6 (6.38%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.19%) Sourcefire
8 3 (3.19%) Sun
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.13%) NetApp
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