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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 174 191 206
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 83 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 0.97% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.78% 3.77% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 47 44
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,049 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
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
1437 1725 1729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.58% 25.69% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1314 1363
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +20 69 £56,000 +6.66% 9
Cheshire +22 7 £56,750 -10.98%
Merseyside -21 5 £41,250 - 3
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 108 (67.50%) Information Security
2 105 (65.63%) CISM
3 86 (53.75%) PCI DSS
4 72 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (31.25%) Degree
6 46 (28.75%) Finance
7 43 (26.88%) CISA
8 38 (23.75%) Security Architecture
8 38 (23.75%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (21.25%) Network Security
10 31 (19.38%) Risk Management
11 30 (18.75%) SIEM
11 30 (18.75%) Security Operations
12 27 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (13.75%) Portfolio Management
13 22 (13.75%) ArcSight
13 22 (13.75%) Splunk
13 22 (13.75%) Data Centre
13 22 (13.75%) Performance Management
13 22 (13.75%) IIS
13 22 (13.75%) Security Operations Centre
13 22 (13.75%) IISP
13 22 (13.75%) Compliance Management
13 22 (13.75%) Risk and Compliance Management
14 21 (13.13%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (12.50%) Management Information System
16 19 (11.88%) Security Management
17 17 (10.63%) Project Management
17 17 (10.63%) PCI QSA
18 16 (10.00%) Firewall

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 22 (13.75%) IIS
2 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.25%) MS Office
1 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.25%) Network Security
2 16 (10.00%) Firewall
3 14 (8.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (5.00%) VPN
5 4 (2.50%) SSL
6 3 (1.88%) LAN
6 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.88%) VLAN
6 3 (1.88%) WAN
7 2 (1.25%) DHCP
7 2 (1.25%) DNS
7 2 (1.25%) IPsec
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.63%) Junos
8 1 (0.63%) MPLS
8 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.25%) GIS
2 1 (0.63%) Looker
General
1 46 (28.75%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Law
3 9 (5.63%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.75%) Legal
5 6 (3.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (29.38%) Consultant
2 43 (26.88%) Security Consultant
3 35 (21.88%) Analyst
4 32 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 28 (17.50%) Security Analyst
6 17 (10.63%) Information Analyst
6 17 (10.63%) Information Security Analyst
7 16 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
7 16 (10.00%) IT Manager
8 14 (8.75%) Architect
8 14 (8.75%) IT Security Manager
9 13 (8.13%) Information Security Consultant
9 13 (8.13%) Security Architect
10 11 (6.88%) Information Manager
10 11 (6.88%) Network Consultant
10 11 (6.88%) Network Security Consultant
11 10 (6.25%) PCI DSS Consultant
11 10 (6.25%) Security Officer
12 9 (5.63%) IT Analyst
12 9 (5.63%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.75%) Data Centre
1 22 (13.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 20 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.50%) CESG
5 3 (1.88%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.88%) iPad
5 3 (1.88%) PKI
5 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.25%) Blog
6 2 (1.25%) BYOD
6 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.25%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.75%) Windows
2 4 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.88%) Linux
3 3 (1.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (67.50%) Information Security
2 38 (23.75%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (23.75%) Security Architecture
3 31 (19.38%) Risk Management
4 30 (18.75%) Security Operations
4 30 (18.75%) SIEM
5 27 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (13.75%) Compliance Management
6 22 (13.75%) Performance Management
6 22 (13.75%) Portfolio Management
6 22 (13.75%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 21 (13.13%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (11.88%) Security Management
9 17 (10.63%) Project Management
10 15 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 14 (8.75%) Information Security Management
12 13 (8.13%) Data Loss Prevention
12 13 (8.13%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (7.50%) Business Continuity
13 12 (7.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (65.63%) CISM
2 50 (31.25%) Degree
3 43 (26.88%) CISA
4 22 (13.75%) IISP
5 17 (10.63%) PCI QSA
6 15 (9.38%) SANS
7 12 (7.50%) GSNA
8 11 (6.88%) CEH
9 10 (6.25%) ISACA
10 7 (4.38%) CHFI
10 7 (4.38%) Postgraduate
10 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
11 6 (3.75%) CRISC
11 6 (3.75%) ISSAP
11 6 (3.75%) MCSE
11 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (3.13%) CCNA
12 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (3.13%) CISMP
12 5 (3.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (53.75%) PCI DSS
2 72 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.75%) ISO22301
5 5 (3.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) ArcSight
1 22 (13.75%) Splunk
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (2.50%) Cisco
3 4 (2.50%) VMware
4 3 (1.88%) Intel
4 3 (1.88%) Sophos
5 2 (1.25%) Avaya
5 2 (1.25%) Citrix
5 2 (1.25%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.25%) MobileIron
5 2 (1.25%) SAP
5 2 (1.25%) ScanSafe
5 2 (1.25%) Symantec
6 1 (0.63%) Juniper
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £38,896 to £47,801 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 20 days ago