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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 34 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.73% 0.53% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 1.23% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £90,000 £29,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+207.69% -58.21%
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
57 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.61% 42.63% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 40
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -41.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £24,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £34,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
County Antrim +6 1 £90,000 +207.69%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 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 2 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