The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 74 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.65% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 0.47% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £36,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
CISSP
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 211 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.86% 31.12% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 150 167 107
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

CISSP
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Sheffield

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (87.50%) CISA
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) ISMS
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (25.00%) Social Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) HIPAA
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
5 2 (25.00%) GPEN
5 2 (25.00%) OSCP
5 2 (25.00%) OSCE
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Information Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ISMS
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (25.00%) Social Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (25.00%) GPEN
2 2 (25.00%) OSCP
2 2 (25.00%) OSCE
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Capita