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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 154 218 220
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 89 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.37% 2.52% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 77 33 32
Median salary £53,000 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £46,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £87,500 £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
1397 1586 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.84% 24.11% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1238 1243
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +48 70 £53,000 -7.82% 11
Merseyside - 7 £42,500 - 3
Lancashire - 4 £33,500 -
Cheshire +34 3 £62,500 -28.57%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (66.67%) CISM
2 98 (60.49%) Information Security
3 81 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 74 (45.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (30.25%) Finance
6 37 (22.84%) CISA
6 37 (22.84%) SIEM
7 36 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (21.60%) Risk Management
9 34 (20.99%) Degree
10 33 (20.37%) Security Management
11 31 (19.14%) Network Security
11 31 (19.14%) Security Architecture
12 29 (17.90%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (14.81%) Firewall
14 21 (12.96%) Management Information System
15 19 (11.73%) Information Security Management
15 19 (11.73%) Security Operations
16 18 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
16 18 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
17 17 (10.49%) PCI QSA
17 17 (10.49%) ITIL
18 15 (9.26%) Business Continuity
18 15 (9.26%) Cisco
18 15 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
18 15 (9.26%) Data Loss Prevention
19 14 (8.64%) CEH
19 14 (8.64%) Splunk
20 13 (8.02%) Law
20 13 (8.02%) IIS

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 13 (8.02%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.62%) MS Office
1 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.85%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.14%) Network Security
2 24 (14.81%) Firewall
3 15 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.70%) VPN
5 5 (3.09%) LAN
5 5 (3.09%) WAN
6 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.47%) VLAN
6 4 (2.47%) Wireless
7 3 (1.85%) DHCP
7 3 (1.85%) DNS
8 2 (1.23%) IPsec
8 2 (1.23%) Junos
8 2 (1.23%) MPLS
8 2 (1.23%) SSL
8 2 (1.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) Looker
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (30.25%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Law
3 10 (6.17%) Legal
4 9 (5.56%) Retail
5 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.09%) Banking
6 5 (3.09%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (24.69%) Analyst
1 40 (24.69%) Consultant
2 36 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 35 (21.60%) Security Consultant
4 31 (19.14%) Security Manager
5 22 (13.58%) Information Analyst
5 22 (13.58%) Information Security Analyst
6 18 (11.11%) Architect
7 17 (10.49%) IT Manager
7 17 (10.49%) Security Architect
8 14 (8.64%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (8.64%) IT Security Manager
9 11 (6.79%) IT Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) IT Consultant
9 11 (6.79%) IT Security Consultant
10 10 (6.17%) Security Officer
11 9 (5.56%) IT Architect
11 9 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (5.56%) IT Security Architect
12 8 (4.94%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.02%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.09%) CESG
6 4 (2.47%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (2.47%) iPad
6 4 (2.47%) PKI
7 3 (1.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.23%) Blog
8 2 (1.23%) BYOD
8 2 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.23%) Social Media
9 1 (0.62%) AS400
9 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.02%) Windows
2 4 (2.47%) Linux
2 4 (2.47%) Unix
2 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.62%) Solaris
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (60.49%) Information Security
2 37 (22.84%) SIEM
3 36 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (21.60%) Risk Management
5 33 (20.37%) Security Management
6 31 (19.14%) Security Architecture
7 29 (17.90%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (11.73%) Information Security Management
8 19 (11.73%) Security Operations
9 18 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (10.49%) ITIL
11 15 (9.26%) Business Continuity
11 15 (9.26%) Data Loss Prevention
12 12 (7.41%) Data Protection
12 12 (7.41%) ISMS
12 12 (7.41%) Performance Management
12 12 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
12 12 (7.41%) Project Management
12 12 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.62%) C#
1 1 (0.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 108 (66.67%) CISM
2 37 (22.84%) CISA
3 34 (20.99%) Degree
4 17 (10.49%) PCI QSA
5 14 (8.64%) CEH
6 13 (8.02%) IISP
6 13 (8.02%) ISACA
7 12 (7.41%) GSNA
8 11 (6.79%) CHFI
8 11 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (6.79%) SANS
9 9 (5.56%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.32%) CCNA
10 7 (4.32%) MCSE
10 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (3.70%) EC-Council LPT
12 5 (3.09%) A+ Certification
12 5 (3.09%) ECSA
12 5 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (3.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 74 (45.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.70%) ISO22301
5 2 (1.23%) COBIT
5 2 (1.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.62%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.62%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) QRadar
2 1 (0.62%) MIIS
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Cisco
2 14 (8.64%) Splunk
3 12 (7.41%) ArcSight
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.17%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.70%) VMware
6 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.47%) IBM
7 4 (2.47%) Juniper
7 4 (2.47%) Sophos
8 3 (1.85%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.85%) ScanSafe
8 3 (1.85%) Symantec
9 2 (1.23%) Avaya
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 2 (1.23%) F5
9 2 (1.23%) Imperva
9 2 (1.23%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.62%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.62%) HP
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