Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing CISSP 58 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.07% 1.58% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.78% 10.74% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 16
Manchester median daily rate £450 £585 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +80.00% -27.78%
10th Percentile £405 £373 £313
90th Percentile £590 £661 £397
North West median daily rate £481 £573 £415
% change year-on-year -15.94% +37.95% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

CISSP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 421 540 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.04% 14.68% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 277 266
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.08% +4.23%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £205
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 25
Manchester median hourly rate £14.83 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -3.33% -7.09%
10th Percentile £9.76 £11.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.00 £47.85 £38.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.87 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.68% +24.25% +91.67%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 18 £438 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 35 (60.34%) Information Security
2 27 (46.55%) Firewall
2 27 (46.55%) TCP/IP
3 26 (44.83%) SSCP
3 26 (44.83%) Splunk
3 26 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (44.83%) SANS
4 25 (43.10%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (43.10%) Linux
4 25 (43.10%) LAN
4 25 (43.10%) WAN
5 24 (41.38%) VoIP
5 24 (41.38%) Unix
5 24 (41.38%) Windows
5 24 (41.38%) QRadar
6 23 (39.66%) Patch Management
6 23 (39.66%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (39.66%) VPN
6 23 (39.66%) Apple
6 23 (39.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (31.03%) IBM
7 18 (31.03%) LogRhythm
8 17 (29.31%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (29.31%) Case Management
9 16 (27.59%) Security Operations
9 16 (27.59%) CISM
9 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
10 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
11 14 (24.14%) Cyber Attack
12 13 (22.41%) Risk Management

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) IIS
1 2 (3.45%) Jetty
1 2 (3.45%) Mongrel
1 2 (3.45%) nginx
1 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.45%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) Firewall
1 27 (46.55%) TCP/IP
2 25 (43.10%) LAN
2 25 (43.10%) WAN
3 24 (41.38%) VoIP
4 23 (39.66%) VPN
5 8 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security
6 4 (6.90%) Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.17%) SSL
8 2 (3.45%) DHCP
8 2 (3.45%) DNS
8 2 (3.45%) FTP
8 2 (3.45%) HTTP
8 2 (3.45%) IPsec
9 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
9 1 (1.72%) SSH
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
1 9 (15.52%) Law
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
1 14 (24.14%) Consultant
1 14 (24.14%) Security Analyst
1 14 (24.14%) Security Consultant
2 9 (15.52%) IT Consultant
2 9 (15.52%) IT Security Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Security Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) Designer
5 5 (8.62%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Security Designer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Splunk Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Security Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (10.34%) RESTful
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.79%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (8.62%) CESG
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 24 (41.38%) Unix
2 24 (41.38%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Information Security
2 26 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (43.10%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (39.66%) Patch Management
4 23 (39.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (29.31%) Case Management
5 17 (29.31%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (27.59%) Security Operations
7 13 (22.41%) Risk Management
8 12 (20.69%) SIEM
9 11 (18.97%) Open Source
9 11 (18.97%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
11 7 (12.07%) DevOps
12 6 (10.34%) Analytics
12 6 (10.34%) Data Analytics
12 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
13 5 (8.62%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) SANS
1 26 (44.83%) SSCP
2 16 (27.59%) CISM
2 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) ISSAP
5 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) CISA
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) GIAC
7 1 (1.72%) CISMP
7 1 (1.72%) GSEC
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.62%) COBIT
3 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.72%) COSO
4 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) Xen
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) QRadar
2 10 (17.24%) Kibana
3 9 (15.52%) logstash
4 6 (10.34%) Nessus
4 6 (10.34%) Nexpose
4 6 (10.34%) Nmap
5 4 (6.90%) RSA enVision
6 3 (5.17%) TrustSec
7 2 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (3.45%) Puppet
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Splunk
2 23 (39.66%) Apple
3 18 (31.03%) IBM
3 18 (31.03%) LogRhythm
4 7 (12.07%) ArcSight
4 7 (12.07%) Qualys
5 6 (10.34%) Intel
5 6 (10.34%) McAfee
5 6 (10.34%) ServiceNow
5 6 (10.34%) Snow
6 5 (8.62%) AlienVault
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (3.45%) HP
8 2 (3.45%) NetWitness
8 2 (3.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.72%) Sophos