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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 81 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.26% 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 1.94% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
189 155 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.32% 27.68% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 162 116 182
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 18 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) GCIH
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (50.00%) GPEN
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) BS25999
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) GCIH
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (50.00%) GPEN
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (25.00%) BS25999