Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 109 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 +36
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 38 67 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.61% 2.15% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.10% 10.62% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 15
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £43,200 £40,000 £52,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £69,100
North West median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +4.76%

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 469 631 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.88% 20.24% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 348 428 378
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £20,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £76,625 £63,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 December 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 December 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 +25 10 £55,000 -
Warrington +5 8 £75,000 +7.14% 5
Runcorn -3 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Wilmslow -14 2 - -
Chester +14 1 £85,000 +112.50% 1
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (73.68%) CISM
2 27 (71.05%) Information Security
3 16 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 12 (31.58%) CEH
5 12 (31.58%) PKI
6 11 (28.95%) Network Security
7 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
7 10 (26.32%) Wealth Management
7 10 (26.32%) Investment Banking
7 10 (26.32%) Banking
7 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (26.32%) CISA
8 9 (23.68%) Windows
8 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (23.68%) Security Architecture
9 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (18.42%) CCSP
10 7 (18.42%) Unix
10 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
10 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) OWASP
10 7 (18.42%) SIEM
10 7 (18.42%) Threat Analysis
10 7 (18.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (18.42%) GDPR
11 6 (15.79%) Attack Monitoring
11 6 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (15.79%) Malware Detection/Protection

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 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Network Security
2 9 (23.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) FTP
5 2 (5.26%) HTTP
5 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.26%) SMTP
5 2 (5.26%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) GIS
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) QlikView
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
1 10 (26.32%) Investment Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Law
4 3 (7.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Security Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Head of Security
4 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Security Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Head of Information
6 4 (10.53%) Head of Information Security
6 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) CISSP Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Information Officer
7 3 (7.89%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Security Officer
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) SAML
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) OAuth
3 2 (5.26%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) SPNEGO
3 2 (5.26%) XACML
4 1 (2.63%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) PKI
2 6 (15.79%) CESG
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Smart Meter
4 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Information Security
2 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
3 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (26.32%) Wealth Management
4 9 (23.68%) Security Architecture
5 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
6 7 (18.42%) OWASP
6 7 (18.42%) SIEM
6 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
6 7 (18.42%) Threat Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Attack Monitoring
7 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 5 (13.16%) Anomaly Detection
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.26%) Java
1 2 (5.26%) Perl
1 2 (5.26%) PHP
1 2 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) CISM
2 12 (31.58%) CEH
3 10 (26.32%) CISA
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (18.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (18.42%) CCSP
6 6 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (15.79%) GIAC
7 5 (13.16%) CREST Certified
7 5 (13.16%) OSCP
7 5 (13.16%) SANS
7 5 (13.16%) Tigerscheme
8 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) Degree
9 3 (7.89%) ISSAP
9 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) SSCP
10 2 (5.26%) ISEB
10 2 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (2.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 7 (18.42%) GDPR
4 4 (10.53%) QA
5 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Snort
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) LogRhythm
1 3 (7.89%) Splunk
2 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
2 2 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Ping Identity
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.63%) SmartCo
3 1 (2.63%) Tableau
3 1 (2.63%) Tufin