Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 89 131
Rank change year-on-year -40 +42 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 42 77 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.45% 2.83% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.89% 12.79% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 10
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -29.41%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £58,125
North West median annual 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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 610 602 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.13% 22.09% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 400 397 386
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +1.27%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Cheshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Cheshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Cheshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -1 10 £47,500 -32.14%
Runcorn - 3 £47,500 - 2
Chester 0 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Warrington -12 1 £62,500 - 1
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 24 (57.14%) Information Security
2 22 (52.38%) Security Architecture
3 21 (50.00%) CISM
4 17 (40.48%) Finance
4 17 (40.48%) Banking
5 16 (38.10%) Investment Banking
5 16 (38.10%) Wealth Management
5 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
6 15 (35.71%) Degree
7 13 (30.95%) PKI
7 13 (30.95%) Security Operations
8 12 (28.57%) Information Assurance
9 11 (26.19%) CISA
9 11 (26.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (23.81%) Linux
10 10 (23.81%) Network Security
11 9 (21.43%) Smart Meter
11 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
11 9 (21.43%) Web Services
11 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (19.05%) CSSLP
12 8 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (19.05%) Java
12 8 (19.05%) Windows
12 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (19.05%) CESG
12 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) GIS
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (40.48%) Banking
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Investment Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Law
3 6 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Security Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Java Applications Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Security Architect
7 4 (9.52%) CISSP Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Information Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Cyberthreat Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.76%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) OAuth
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.38%) SAML
5 1 (2.38%) Servlets
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) SPML
5 1 (2.38%) SPNEGO
5 1 (2.38%) XACML
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
2 13 (30.95%) PKI
3 9 (21.43%) Smart Meter
4 8 (19.05%) CESG
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Information Security
2 22 (52.38%) Security Architecture
3 16 (38.10%) Wealth Management
4 13 (30.95%) Security Operations
5 12 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 11 (26.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) Security Management
9 7 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) CISM
2 15 (35.71%) Degree
3 11 (26.19%) CISA
4 8 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (19.05%) CSSLP
5 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (14.29%) GCIH
6 6 (14.29%) GIAC
7 3 (7.14%) CEH
7 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (7.14%) GCFA
7 3 (7.14%) GCFE
7 3 (7.14%) GREM
8 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.38%) OSCP
8 1 (2.38%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Splunk
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) BT
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.38%) Novell
4 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.38%) Ping Identity
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) Varonis