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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 161 190 220
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +30
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 68 55 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 0.90% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 3.43% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 62 34 24
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £57,850
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.47% +1.90%
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
1366 1603 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.97% 26.30% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1265 1186
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 49 £53,250 -3.18% 9
Cheshire +29 11 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Merseyside +10 4 £60,000 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £50,750 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 105 (69.54%) CISM
2 92 (60.93%) Information Security
3 67 (44.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (40.40%) PCI DSS
5 43 (28.48%) Security Management
6 39 (25.83%) Risk Management
6 39 (25.83%) Finance
7 38 (25.17%) SIEM
8 36 (23.84%) Network Security
9 35 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
10 32 (21.19%) Security Operations
11 30 (19.87%) Degree
12 29 (19.21%) ITIL
13 25 (16.56%) Firewall
14 24 (15.89%) CISA
14 24 (15.89%) Security Architecture
15 22 (14.57%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (13.91%) Information Security Management
16 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
16 21 (13.91%) Cisco
17 20 (13.25%) Windows
17 20 (13.25%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (12.58%) Risk Assessment
18 19 (12.58%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (12.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 18 (11.92%) Business Continuity
19 18 (11.92%) Cisco Certification
20 17 (11.26%) GCIH
21 16 (10.60%) VMware
21 16 (10.60%) CEH

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 13 (8.61%) IIS
2 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
1 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.84%) Network Security
2 25 (16.56%) Firewall
3 12 (7.95%) LAN
4 8 (5.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.31%) WAN
6 5 (3.31%) Wireless
7 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.65%) VLAN
8 3 (1.99%) Internet
8 3 (1.99%) VPN
9 2 (1.32%) DHCP
9 2 (1.32%) DNS
9 2 (1.32%) IPsec
9 2 (1.32%) Junos
9 2 (1.32%) MPLS
10 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.66%) NAS
10 1 (0.66%) SAN
10 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 39 (25.83%) Finance
2 14 (9.27%) Law
3 11 (7.28%) Legal
4 7 (4.64%) Back Office
4 7 (4.64%) Retail
5 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.65%) Marketing
7 3 (1.99%) Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (24.50%) Analyst
2 35 (23.18%) Security Analyst
3 30 (19.87%) Security Manager
4 28 (18.54%) Consultant
5 26 (17.22%) Security Consultant
6 17 (11.26%) Information Analyst
6 17 (11.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) IT Consultant
7 16 (10.60%) IT Security Consultant
8 13 (8.61%) IT Manager
9 12 (7.95%) Architect
9 12 (7.95%) IT Analyst
9 12 (7.95%) Security Architect
10 11 (7.28%) Information Manager
10 11 (7.28%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (7.28%) IT Security Analyst
10 11 (7.28%) Security Specialist
11 10 (6.62%) IT Security Manager
12 8 (5.30%) IT Security Specialist
12 8 (5.30%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (6.62%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.31%) CESG
5 5 (3.31%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.31%) PKI
6 3 (1.99%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.99%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.32%) BYOD
7 2 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.25%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) Linux
3 7 (4.64%) AIX
3 7 (4.64%) CentOS
3 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.99%) Solaris
5 2 (1.32%) Unix
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.93%) Information Security
2 43 (28.48%) Security Management
3 39 (25.83%) Risk Management
4 38 (25.17%) SIEM
5 35 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (21.19%) Security Operations
7 29 (19.21%) ITIL
8 24 (15.89%) Security Architecture
9 22 (14.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (13.91%) Information Security Management
11 20 (13.25%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (12.58%) Risk Assessment
12 19 (12.58%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (12.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 18 (11.92%) Business Continuity
14 15 (9.93%) Incident Management
15 14 (9.27%) Project Management
15 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (7.95%) Data Protection
16 12 (7.95%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) SQL
2 3 (1.99%) C#
3 2 (1.32%) C++
3 2 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 105 (69.54%) CISM
2 30 (19.87%) Degree
3 24 (15.89%) CISA
4 18 (11.92%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (11.26%) GCIH
6 16 (10.60%) CEH
7 15 (9.93%) SANS
8 13 (8.61%) A+ Certification
8 13 (8.61%) CCNA
8 13 (8.61%) IISP
8 13 (8.61%) Network+ Certification
8 13 (8.61%) RHCE
9 9 (5.96%) CCNP
9 9 (5.96%) GIAC
9 9 (5.96%) MCSE
9 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.96%) PCI QSA
9 9 (5.96%) Security Cleared
10 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
10 8 (5.30%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (44.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (40.40%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.97%) COBIT
4 6 (3.97%) ISO22301
5 4 (2.65%) RMADS
6 3 (1.99%) COSO
6 3 (1.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.32%) PA-DSS
7 2 (1.32%) SLA
8 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.66%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.64%) vSphere
3 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) QRadar
2 7 (4.64%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.64%) HP SIM
2 7 (4.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (4.64%) WSUS
3 1 (0.66%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (13.91%) Cisco
2 16 (10.60%) VMware
3 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.61%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.95%) Splunk
6 11 (7.28%) IBM
7 10 (6.62%) ArcSight
7 10 (6.62%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.96%) Sophos
8 9 (5.96%) Symantec
9 8 (5.30%) HP
10 7 (4.64%) Dell
10 7 (4.64%) GFI Software
10 7 (4.64%) ProCurve
10 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.65%) Juniper
12 2 (1.32%) Citrix
12 2 (1.32%) F5
12 2 (1.32%) Imperva
12 2 (1.32%) Intel Security
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