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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 155 213 226
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 77 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 2.39% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 65 30 33
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
1344 1547 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.28% 24.25% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1242 1218
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 £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 June 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 June 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 +29 54 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Cheshire +46 8 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Merseyside +7 7 £60,000 -
Lancashire - 4 £33,000 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 101 (66.89%) CISM
2 84 (55.63%) Information Security
3 77 (50.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (44.37%) PCI DSS
5 41 (27.15%) Security Management
6 40 (26.49%) Finance
7 39 (25.83%) Network Security
8 35 (23.18%) SIEM
9 34 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (21.85%) CISA
10 33 (21.85%) Risk Management
11 31 (20.53%) Degree
12 26 (17.22%) Security Architecture
12 26 (17.22%) Security Operations
13 25 (16.56%) Firewall
14 24 (15.89%) ITIL
15 21 (13.91%) Information Security Management
15 21 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
16 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
16 20 (13.25%) Cisco
17 18 (11.92%) Risk Assessment
17 18 (11.92%) Penetration Testing
18 17 (11.26%) Law
18 17 (11.26%) Windows
18 17 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (10.60%) IIS
19 16 (10.60%) Business Continuity
19 16 (10.60%) PCI QSA
19 16 (10.60%) IISP
20 15 (9.93%) Splunk

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 16 (10.60%) IIS
2 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.31%) 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 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.99%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) IaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.83%) Network Security
2 25 (16.56%) Firewall
3 10 (6.62%) 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
7 4 (2.65%) VPN
8 2 (1.32%) DHCP
8 2 (1.32%) DNS
8 2 (1.32%) IPsec
8 2 (1.32%) Junos
8 2 (1.32%) MPLS
9 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.66%) NAS
9 1 (0.66%) SAN
9 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) Looker
General
1 40 (26.49%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Law
3 10 (6.62%) Legal
4 7 (4.64%) Retail
5 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.31%) Back Office
6 5 (3.31%) Marketing
7 3 (1.99%) Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (25.83%) Consultant
2 34 (22.52%) Security Consultant
3 33 (21.85%) Analyst
4 30 (19.87%) Security Analyst
5 26 (17.22%) Security Manager
6 16 (10.60%) Information Analyst
6 16 (10.60%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (10.60%) IT Manager
7 15 (9.93%) IT Consultant
7 15 (9.93%) IT Security Consultant
8 13 (8.61%) Architect
8 13 (8.61%) IT Security Manager
9 12 (7.95%) IT Analyst
9 12 (7.95%) Security Architect
10 10 (6.62%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (5.30%) Information Manager
11 8 (5.30%) Information Security Manager
11 8 (5.30%) Security Advisor
11 8 (5.30%) Security Officer
12 7 (4.64%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (8.61%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.65%) CESG
5 4 (2.65%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.65%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.65%) PKI
6 3 (1.99%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) BYOD
7 2 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) AS400
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) Linux
3 5 (3.31%) AIX
3 5 (3.31%) CentOS
3 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.99%) Unix
4 3 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.63%) Information Security
2 41 (27.15%) Security Management
3 35 (23.18%) SIEM
4 34 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (21.85%) Risk Management
6 26 (17.22%) Security Architecture
6 26 (17.22%) Security Operations
7 24 (15.89%) ITIL
8 21 (13.91%) Information Security Management
8 21 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (11.92%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (11.92%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (10.60%) Business Continuity
11 14 (9.27%) Project Management
11 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.61%) Performance Management
12 13 (8.61%) Portfolio Management
12 13 (8.61%) Test Strategy
13 12 (7.95%) Data Protection
13 12 (7.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.31%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) C#
2 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 101 (66.89%) CISM
2 33 (21.85%) CISA
3 31 (20.53%) Degree
4 17 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (10.60%) IISP
5 16 (10.60%) PCI QSA
6 12 (7.95%) CCNA
6 12 (7.95%) CEH
7 11 (7.28%) A+ Certification
7 11 (7.28%) GSNA
7 11 (7.28%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (7.28%) RHCE
8 9 (5.96%) SANS
9 8 (5.30%) MCSE
9 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.64%) CCNP
10 7 (4.64%) EC-Council LPT
10 7 (4.64%) GCIH
11 6 (3.97%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (50.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (44.37%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.97%) ISO22301
3 6 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.31%) COBIT
5 3 (1.99%) COSO
5 3 (1.99%) RMADS
6 2 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.66%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.66%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) QRadar
2 5 (3.31%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.31%) HP SIM
2 5 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.31%) WSUS
3 1 (0.66%) MIIS
Vendors
1 20 (13.25%) Cisco
2 15 (9.93%) Splunk
3 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.61%) ArcSight
5 12 (7.95%) VMware
6 11 (7.28%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.62%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.96%) IBM
8 9 (5.96%) Sophos
9 8 (5.30%) Symantec
10 6 (3.97%) HP
11 5 (3.31%) Dell
11 5 (3.31%) GFI Software
11 5 (3.31%) ProCurve
11 5 (3.31%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.65%) Juniper
13 3 (1.99%) MobileIron
13 3 (1.99%) ScanSafe
14 2 (1.32%) Avaya
14 2 (1.32%) F5
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