The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 199 177 200
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 68 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.94% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 4.06% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 51
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,811
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1649 1674 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.04% 23.12% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1405 1630
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
Cheshire +7 22 £55,000 - 8
Manchester -24 11 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Merseyside -2 7 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Cumbria +8 1 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 41 (65.08%) Information Security
2 26 (41.27%) CISM
3 23 (36.51%) SIEM
4 20 (31.75%) Firewall
5 19 (30.16%) ITIL
6 17 (26.98%) PCI DSS
6 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
6 17 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 15 (23.81%) Finance
8 15 (23.81%) CEH
9 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 14 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (22.22%) Degree
9 14 (22.22%) EnCE
10 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
10 13 (20.63%) CheckPoint
11 11 (17.46%) Retail
11 11 (17.46%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Cyber Security
12 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (15.87%) Websense
12 10 (15.87%) SSCP
12 10 (15.87%) Windows
13 9 (14.29%) UNIX
13 9 (14.29%) ISMS
14 8 (12.70%) Network Security
14 8 (12.70%) IronPort
14 8 (12.70%) Splunk

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) Firewall
2 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 14 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (12.70%) Network Security
4 6 (9.52%) Internet
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.17%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.17%) VLAN
6 2 (3.17%) xDSL
6 2 (3.17%) WiMAX
6 2 (3.17%) Wireless
6 2 (3.17%) IPsec
6 2 (3.17%) SDH
6 2 (3.17%) WLAN
6 2 (3.17%) ATM
6 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.17%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Retail
3 7 (11.11%) Legal
4 5 (7.94%) Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Marketing
5 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.35%) Law
6 3 (4.76%) Multimedia
7 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Consultant
3 9 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 9 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Security Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Security Specialist
5 7 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Information Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Information Security Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Web Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Forensic Investigator
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) RMADS
4 2 (3.17%) SCADA
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.17%) Tandem
4 2 (3.17%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (12.70%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Information Security
2 23 (36.51%) SIEM
3 19 (30.16%) ITIL
4 11 (17.46%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (17.46%) Cyber Security
5 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (14.29%) ISMS
7 8 (12.70%) Data Protection
7 8 (12.70%) Security Management
8 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.52%) Computer Security
9 6 (9.52%) Data Privacy
9 6 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.52%) Information Security Management
9 6 (9.52%) Project Management
10 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.94%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (6.35%) Web Development
11 4 (6.35%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.17%) Perl
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
1 2 (3.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) CISM
2 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
3 15 (23.81%) CEH
4 14 (22.22%) Degree
4 14 (22.22%) EnCE
5 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
6 10 (15.87%) SSCP
7 8 (12.70%) CISA
8 7 (11.11%) ISSAP
8 7 (11.11%) ISSMP
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (7.94%) CCNP
11 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
11 4 (6.35%) CCNA
11 4 (6.35%) A+ Certification
12 3 (4.76%) CISMP
13 2 (3.17%) CRISC
13 2 (3.17%) CCDP
13 2 (3.17%) ISEB
13 2 (3.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) PCI DSS
1 17 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (7.94%) COBIT
3 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Snort
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Nessus
2 6 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.87%) Websense
4 8 (12.70%) IronPort
4 8 (12.70%) Splunk
4 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat
4 8 (12.70%) Symantec
4 8 (12.70%) McAfee
5 6 (9.52%) Qualys
5 6 (9.52%) Lumension
5 6 (9.52%) Becrypt
5 6 (9.52%) LogRhythm
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco
5 6 (9.52%) Juniper
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (3.17%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.17%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle
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