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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 182 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 52 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 2.20% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 33
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £58,400 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,886 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -4.54%
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
1543 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.56% 22.63% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1189 1445
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +46 38 £55,000 +48.64% 6
Cheshire -3 9 £65,000 +62.50%
Merseyside +7 3 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 76 (64.41%) Information Security
2 43 (36.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (28.81%) CISM
4 32 (27.12%) Network Security
5 30 (25.42%) Security Architecture
6 28 (23.73%) ITIL
6 28 (23.73%) Finance
7 27 (22.88%) Windows
7 27 (22.88%) Degree
8 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (22.03%) Risk Management
9 25 (21.19%) CCNA
10 23 (19.49%) Firewall
11 22 (18.64%) Linux
12 21 (17.80%) Project Management
12 21 (17.80%) Banking
12 21 (17.80%) Penetration Testing
12 21 (17.80%) Data Centre
13 20 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (16.95%) CCNP
14 19 (16.10%) CISA
14 19 (16.10%) Cyber Security
15 18 (15.25%) OSCP
15 18 (15.25%) OSCE
16 16 (13.56%) PCI DSS
17 14 (11.86%) Security Management
18 13 (11.02%) Network Design
18 13 (11.02%) LAN
19 12 (10.17%) SQL
19 12 (10.17%) WAN

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (5.93%) IIS
2 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) Lync
2 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Office
2 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.12%) Network Security
2 23 (19.49%) Firewall
3 13 (11.02%) LAN
4 12 (10.17%) WAN
5 9 (7.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (5.08%) WLAN
6 6 (5.08%) Wireless
7 4 (3.39%) Internet
8 3 (2.54%) MPLS
8 3 (2.54%) BGP
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.85%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.85%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.85%) VPN
9 1 (0.85%) LDAP
9 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 21 (17.80%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 9 (7.63%) Law
5 6 (5.08%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.39%) Legal
7 3 (2.54%) Back Office
8 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Consultant
2 28 (23.73%) Security Engineer
3 27 (22.88%) Security Consultant
4 20 (16.95%) IT Security Consultant
4 20 (16.95%) Network Engineer
4 20 (16.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (16.95%) IT Consultant
5 18 (15.25%) Tester
5 18 (15.25%) Penetration Tester
6 14 (11.86%) Security Manager
7 12 (10.17%) Information Manager
8 10 (8.47%) Architect
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Security Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) Security Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) Security Architect
12 6 (5.08%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) GIS
4 2 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.69%) CESG
4 2 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.69%) RMADS
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) SCADA
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) Tandem
5 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Windows
2 22 (18.64%) Linux
3 9 (7.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) AIX
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) CentOS
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (64.41%) Information Security
2 30 (25.42%) Security Architecture
3 28 (23.73%) ITIL
4 26 (22.03%) Risk Management
5 21 (17.80%) Project Management
5 21 (17.80%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (16.10%) Cyber Security
8 14 (11.86%) Security Management
9 13 (11.02%) Network Design
10 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.17%) Business Continuity
10 12 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (9.32%) Cash Management
12 10 (8.47%) Test Scripting
12 10 (8.47%) Data Protection
12 10 (8.47%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
14 8 (6.78%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (28.81%) CISM
2 27 (22.88%) Degree
3 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (21.19%) CCNA
5 20 (16.95%) CCNP
6 19 (16.10%) CISA
7 18 (15.25%) OSCP
7 18 (15.25%) OSCE
8 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
8 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
9 11 (9.32%) A+ Certification
10 8 (6.78%) DV Cleared
11 6 (5.08%) ISEB
11 6 (5.08%) CISMP
12 4 (3.39%) MBA
12 4 (3.39%) ISSAP
12 4 (3.39%) ISSMP
13 3 (2.54%) JNCIA
13 3 (2.54%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.54%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (36.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (13.56%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.47%) COBIT
4 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.54%) SLA
6 2 (1.69%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.69%) QA
7 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Splunk
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.78%) ArcSight
4 7 (5.93%) Cisco
5 6 (5.08%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.39%) VMware
8 3 (2.54%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.54%) Websense
8 3 (2.54%) EMC
9 2 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.69%) HP
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.69%) McAfee
9 2 (1.69%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.69%) Lumension
10 1 (0.85%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.85%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.85%) IBM
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