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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 197 210 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 56 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.60% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 2.64% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 47
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £70,000 £72,600
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
1663 1704 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.33% 22.90% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1303 1333
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Manchester +37 43 £55,000 +8.26% 7
Cheshire -10 12 £65,000 +6.12% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 54 (50.94%) Information Security
2 43 (40.57%) CISM
2 43 (40.57%) Degree
3 41 (38.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (33.96%) CISA
5 35 (33.02%) Firewall
6 31 (29.25%) Data Centre
7 30 (28.30%) Project Management
8 25 (23.58%) Finance
8 25 (23.58%) Network Security
9 24 (22.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 24 (22.64%) Risk Management
10 23 (21.70%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (20.75%) PCI DSS
12 21 (19.81%) Banking
13 20 (18.87%) CCNA
13 20 (18.87%) ITIL
13 20 (18.87%) Security Architecture
13 20 (18.87%) ArcSight
14 19 (17.92%) Management Information System
14 19 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (16.98%) Splunk
16 17 (16.04%) SIEM
17 16 (15.09%) CCNP
17 16 (15.09%) IIS
17 16 (15.09%) Cyber Security
17 16 (15.09%) Performance Management
18 15 (14.15%) Portfolio Management
18 15 (14.15%) Security Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 16 (15.09%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
1 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.02%) Firewall
2 25 (23.58%) Network Security
3 14 (13.21%) LAN
3 14 (13.21%) WAN
4 11 (10.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (9.43%) Wireless
6 7 (6.60%) WLAN
7 6 (5.66%) Internet
8 4 (3.77%) MPLS
9 3 (2.83%) BGP
9 3 (2.83%) VPN
9 3 (2.83%) DMZ
9 3 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.83%) NX-OS
10 2 (1.89%) Telepresence
10 2 (1.89%) VoIP
11 1 (0.94%) IPsec
11 1 (0.94%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Big Data
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Banking
3 12 (11.32%) Retail
4 10 (9.43%) Law
5 8 (7.55%) Legal
6 6 (5.66%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Consultant
2 22 (20.75%) Security Consultant
3 17 (16.04%) Security Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Network Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Architect
6 12 (11.32%) IT Consultant
6 12 (11.32%) IT Security Consultant
7 11 (10.38%) Security Manager
8 10 (9.43%) Security Architect
9 9 (8.49%) Information Manager
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Senior Security Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) Information Security Officer
11 7 (6.60%) Security Officer
12 6 (5.66%) IT Security Architect
12 6 (5.66%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.25%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) PKI
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.89%) CESG
6 2 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.89%) RMADS
6 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) SCADA
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Tandem
7 1 (0.94%) GIS
7 1 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) UNIX
3 2 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) Information Security
2 30 (28.30%) Project Management
3 24 (22.64%) Risk Management
3 24 (22.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (18.87%) ITIL
5 20 (18.87%) Security Architecture
6 19 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (16.04%) SIEM
8 16 (15.09%) Performance Management
8 16 (15.09%) Cyber Security
9 15 (14.15%) Portfolio Management
9 15 (14.15%) Security Management
10 11 (10.38%) Network Design
10 11 (10.38%) Service Management
10 11 (10.38%) Cash Management
11 10 (9.43%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (9.43%) Incident Management
11 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (40.57%) CISM
1 43 (40.57%) Degree
2 36 (33.96%) CISA
3 23 (21.70%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (18.87%) CCNA
5 16 (15.09%) CCNP
6 6 (5.66%) A+ Certification
6 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.66%) CEH
7 4 (3.77%) MBA
8 3 (2.83%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.83%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.83%) CCDA
8 3 (2.83%) CCIE
8 3 (2.83%) CCSP
8 3 (2.83%) CCSE
9 2 (1.89%) ISACA
9 2 (1.89%) OSCP
9 2 (1.89%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (38.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (20.75%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.66%) COBIT
4 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.89%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) ArcSight
2 18 (16.98%) Splunk
3 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.60%) Cisco
5 6 (5.66%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.77%) IBM
6 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.83%) EMC
8 2 (1.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.94%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.94%) LogRhythm
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