Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 124 163
Rank change year-on-year +20 +39 -27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 75 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.44% 1.06% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.06% 4.79% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 14
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £50,500 £44,175
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,475 £93,750
North West median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.36% +4.76% -4.55%

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 622 501 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.25% 22.12% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 423 400 597
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Warrington +14 18 £70,000 +16.67%
Knutsford -38 7 - -
Runcorn - 7 £50,000 -
Chester -5 6 £40,000 -46.67%
Crewe - 3 - -
Wilmslow +10 1 £51,500 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 53 (70.67%) CISM
2 48 (64.00%) Information Security
3 36 (48.00%) Finance
4 32 (42.67%) CISA
4 32 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (32.00%) Degree
6 23 (30.67%) Risk Management
6 23 (30.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (28.00%) Management Information System
7 21 (28.00%) ITIL
7 21 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (26.67%) Project Management
8 20 (26.67%) Data Security
9 19 (25.33%) Legal
10 18 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (22.67%) Matrix Organization
12 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 16 (21.33%) CRISC
13 15 (20.00%) Data Analytics
13 15 (20.00%) Analytics
13 15 (20.00%) PCI DSS
14 14 (18.67%) Security Architecture
15 13 (17.33%) Smart Meter
15 13 (17.33%) Network Security
15 13 (17.33%) GIAC
16 12 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
17 11 (14.67%) Security Management
17 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
18 10 (13.33%) CEH

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 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) IaaS
1 3 (4.00%) PaaS
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Network Security
2 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.00%) Firewall
4 6 (8.00%) IPsec
5 2 (2.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) GIS
General
1 36 (48.00%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Legal
3 9 (12.00%) Retail
4 6 (8.00%) Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Games
6 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.67%) Advertising
8 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 17 (22.67%) Security Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Security Architect
7 7 (9.33%) IT Manager
7 7 (9.33%) IT Security Manager
7 7 (9.33%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Consultant
8 6 (8.00%) Information Officer
8 6 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (8.00%) IT Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Security Officer
9 5 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 6 (8.00%) OAuth
2 6 (8.00%) OpenID
2 6 (8.00%) REST
2 6 (8.00%) SAML
2 6 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.33%) Smart Meter
3 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.00%) CESG
5 6 (8.00%) PKI
6 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (5.33%) Cybercrime
7 4 (5.33%) Virtual Team
8 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 6 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Information Security
2 23 (30.67%) Risk Management
2 23 (30.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (28.00%) ITIL
4 20 (26.67%) Data Security
4 20 (26.67%) Project Management
5 18 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (22.67%) Matrix Organization
7 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 15 (20.00%) Analytics
8 15 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 14 (18.67%) Security Architecture
10 12 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (14.67%) Security Management
12 9 (12.00%) Information Assurance
12 9 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (10.67%) IT Audit
13 8 (10.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (70.67%) CISM
2 32 (42.67%) CISA
3 24 (32.00%) Degree
4 16 (21.33%) CRISC
5 13 (17.33%) GIAC
6 10 (13.33%) CEH
6 10 (13.33%) ISSAP
6 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (9.33%) GCIH
9 6 (8.00%) CCIE
9 6 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (8.00%) SSCP
10 4 (5.33%) CREST Certified
10 4 (5.33%) OSCP
10 4 (5.33%) Tigerscheme
11 3 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (4.00%) MCSE
11 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (12.00%) GDPR
4 7 (9.33%) COBIT
4 7 (9.33%) COSO
5 4 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.33%) SLA
6 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.33%) Google
2 4 (5.33%) Juniper
3 2 (2.67%) Imperva
3 2 (2.67%) Splunk
4 1 (1.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.33%) Capita
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft