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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 27 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.65% 2.14% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 4.41% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Belfast median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% -52.77%  
10th Percentile £57,500 £30,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £49,250 £95,000
County Antrim median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year +41.17% -52.77%  

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Academic & Professional Certification
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39 68 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 25.32% 48.57% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 59 125 84
Belfast median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94%  
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £47,500 £52,500
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) CCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Information
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Head of Security
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) ISMS
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CLAS
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto