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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 238 208 200
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 18 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 2.52% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 35
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £37,700 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -5.00%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1679 1825 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.37% 24.86% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1485 1466
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 10 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Cheshire +2 6 £37,500 -46.42% 2
Cumbria +1 1 £35,000 -33.33%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (70.00%) CISM
2 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 30 (60.00%) Information Security
2 30 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (50.00%) CISA
4 19 (38.00%) PCI DSS
5 15 (30.00%) Project Management
5 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 13 (26.00%) Degree
7 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (20.00%) Legal
8 10 (20.00%) Firewall
9 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.00%) ITIL
10 7 (14.00%) CESG
10 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (14.00%) QA
10 7 (14.00%) Network Security
10 7 (14.00%) Data Security
10 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (12.00%) Identity Management
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle
11 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.00%) PKI
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.00%) COBIT
12 5 (10.00%) Symantec
12 5 (10.00%) Service Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) Network Security
3 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) xDSL
5 2 (4.00%) SONET
5 2 (4.00%) OSPF
5 2 (4.00%) IPsec
5 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.00%) RIP
5 2 (4.00%) SNMP
5 2 (4.00%) SDH
5 2 (4.00%) WLAN
5 2 (4.00%) ATM
5 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Local Government
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Consultant
2 17 (34.00%) Security Consultant
3 12 (24.00%) Security Manager
4 8 (16.00%) Information Manager
4 8 (16.00%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Principal Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) IT Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Security Advisor
9 2 (4.00%) Operational Security Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.00%) CESG
3 6 (12.00%) PKI
4 4 (8.00%) AS400
4 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.00%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (6.00%) RMADS
6 2 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Information Security
2 15 (30.00%) Project Management
2 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Data Security
5 6 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (12.00%) Identity Management
6 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Computer Security
7 4 (8.00%) SIEM
7 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.00%) Time Management
8 3 (6.00%) Business Development
8 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.00%) Python
1 2 (4.00%) Perl
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) CISM
2 25 (50.00%) CISA
3 13 (26.00%) Degree
4 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) SSCP
6 4 (8.00%) CEH
7 3 (6.00%) CISMP
7 3 (6.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) CCIE
8 2 (4.00%) CCNP
8 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.00%) EnCE
9 1 (2.00%) ACCA
9 1 (2.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (38.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.00%) QA
4 5 (10.00%) COBIT
4 5 (10.00%) COSO
5 3 (6.00%) CESG Infosec
5 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Symantec
3 4 (8.00%) Websense
3 4 (8.00%) McAfee
3 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.00%) IronPort
3 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) CA
5 2 (4.00%) Becrypt
5 2 (4.00%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.00%) Splunk
5 2 (4.00%) Lumension
5 2 (4.00%) Juniper
5 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.00%) Qualys
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £78000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago