Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 -
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 3 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.84% 3.37% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 7.30% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Belfast
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 124 137 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 34.73% 46.13% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 53 108 34
Belfast median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £21,400 £26,175 £27,875
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +41.67%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Belfast

CISSP
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Belfast

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Belfast over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) GSEC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (33.33%) CSSLP
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CSSLP
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) QA