The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank - - 33
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
CISSP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 92 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.35% 45.77% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 51 30
Average salary £31,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.98% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £21,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

CISSP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Northern Ireland region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

CISSP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS