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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 77 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.26% 1.76% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 6.06% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £52,500 £35,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.85% -40.41%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
191 132 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.26% 29.01% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 169 110 143
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) CRISC
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) RMADS
4 1 (25.00%) BS25999
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) BS25999