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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.27% 3.51% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.77% 7.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £51,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.07% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 57 54 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 25.91% 47.37% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 20
Median salary £30,750 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) CISA
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) COBIT
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
5 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
5 2 (28.57%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Information
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Security
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISMS
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) CCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CLAS
5 1 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft