Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 94 157
Rank change year-on-year -23 +63 -24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 69 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.04% 2.00% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.19% 8.69% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 17 8
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +17.07% -15.44%
10th Percentile £40,000 £52,250 £44,125
90th Percentile £74,875 £66,100 £53,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 677 495 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.05% 23.07% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 453 346 582
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £57,500 £56,125
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Warrington 0 11 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Runcorn - 10 £61,250 -
Chester -16 6 £40,000 -30.43%
Knutsford -46 3 £55,000 -
Wilmslow +20 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 44 (63.77%) CISM
2 40 (57.97%) Information Security
3 34 (49.28%) Security Architecture
4 28 (40.58%) Degree
5 27 (39.13%) Finance
6 26 (37.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (34.78%) Project Management
7 24 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 22 (31.88%) CISA
9 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (28.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (27.54%) GIAC
11 19 (27.54%) Legal
11 19 (27.54%) Information Assurance
12 18 (26.09%) Smart Meter
12 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 18 (26.09%) Matrix Organization
13 17 (24.64%) Analytics
13 17 (24.64%) Data Analytics
13 17 (24.64%) Risk Management
13 17 (24.64%) Data Security
14 16 (23.19%) Security Management
15 15 (21.74%) Security Operations
16 13 (18.84%) GCIH
16 13 (18.84%) Network Security
16 13 (18.84%) Protective Monitoring
16 13 (18.84%) Malware Analysis
16 13 (18.84%) Digital Forensics

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) IaaS
2 3 (4.35%) PaaS
2 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) Network Security
2 6 (8.70%) IPsec
2 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) GIS
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 19 (27.54%) Legal
3 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Games
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Law
6 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Analyst
1 25 (36.23%) Security Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Architect
3 14 (20.29%) Security Architect
4 12 (17.39%) Security Manager
5 10 (14.49%) Information Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Information Manager
6 8 (11.59%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (11.59%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) IT Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Information Security Officer
9 5 (7.25%) Java Applications Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Web Services
2 7 (10.14%) OAuth
2 7 (10.14%) SOAP
3 6 (8.70%) OpenID
3 6 (8.70%) REST
3 6 (8.70%) SAML
4 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) JSP
5 1 (1.45%) LDAP
5 1 (1.45%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.45%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Servlets
5 1 (1.45%) SPML
5 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 18 (26.09%) Smart Meter
3 12 (17.39%) CESG
4 9 (13.04%) PKI
5 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.25%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (4.35%) Cybercrime
7 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.45%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Unix
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Information Security
2 34 (49.28%) Security Architecture
3 24 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (34.78%) Project Management
3 24 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 22 (31.88%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (28.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (27.54%) Information Assurance
7 18 (26.09%) Matrix Organization
7 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 17 (24.64%) Analytics
8 17 (24.64%) Data Analytics
8 17 (24.64%) Data Security
8 17 (24.64%) Risk Management
9 16 (23.19%) Security Management
10 15 (21.74%) Security Operations
11 13 (18.84%) Digital Forensics
11 13 (18.84%) Malware Analysis
11 13 (18.84%) Protective Monitoring
12 12 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) BeanShell
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (63.77%) CISM
2 28 (40.58%) Degree
3 22 (31.88%) CISA
4 19 (27.54%) GIAC
5 13 (18.84%) GCIH
5 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.94%) CSSLP
7 9 (13.04%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (13.04%) ISSAP
8 8 (11.59%) CEH
8 8 (11.59%) CRISC
9 7 (10.14%) SSCP
10 6 (8.70%) CCIE
10 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (7.25%) SANS
12 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (1.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 1 (1.45%) OSCP
13 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.70%) GDPR
4 5 (7.25%) GCP
4 5 (7.25%) HIPAA
5 2 (2.90%) COBIT
5 2 (2.90%) COSO
6 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.45%) PMO
6 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Veracode
2 4 (5.80%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Capita
3 1 (1.45%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.45%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) IBM
3 1 (1.45%) Novell
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Sun
3 1 (1.45%) Sybase