Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 136 167
Rank change year-on-year +56 +31 -34
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 90 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.20% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.38% 2.27% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 7 12
Cheshire median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.36% -15.38% +9.70%
10th Percentile £41,500 £46,500 £43,475
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,650 £93,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +8.91%

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 626 484 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.25% 21.98% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 417 404 610
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £41,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +6.67%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +15 23 £65,000 +44.44%
Knutsford -39 10 £70,000 -
Crewe - 9 £67,500 -
Runcorn - 7 £50,000 -
Chester +5 2 £43,750 -41.67%
Wilmslow - 1 £51,500 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 58 (64.44%) CISM
2 57 (63.33%) Information Security
3 52 (57.78%) Finance
4 39 (43.33%) CISA
5 33 (36.67%) Degree
6 32 (35.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (34.44%) ITIL
8 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
9 27 (30.00%) Management Information System
10 26 (28.89%) Data Security
11 25 (27.78%) Legal
11 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (23.33%) CRISC
13 20 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (21.11%) Matrix Organization
15 18 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 16 (17.78%) Retail
16 16 (17.78%) Project Management
17 15 (16.67%) Data Analytics
17 15 (16.67%) Analytics
18 14 (15.56%) PCI DSS
18 14 (15.56%) IT Audit
19 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
19 13 (14.44%) Security Management
19 13 (14.44%) Network Security
20 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
21 11 (12.22%) GIAC

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 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) IaaS
1 3 (3.33%) PaaS
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) Network Security
2 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.11%) Firewall
4 5 (5.56%) IPsec
5 2 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 52 (57.78%) Finance
2 25 (27.78%) Legal
3 16 (17.78%) Retail
4 11 (12.22%) Banking
5 8 (8.89%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.22%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Analyst
2 25 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 22 (24.44%) Security Manager
4 11 (12.22%) IT Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Audit Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
6 9 (10.00%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Security Compliance Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Architect
7 8 (8.89%) IT Manager
7 8 (8.89%) IT Risk Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) IT Security Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Web Services
2 5 (5.56%) OAuth
2 5 (5.56%) OpenID
2 5 (5.56%) REST
2 5 (5.56%) SAML
2 5 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.22%) Smart Meter
4 10 (11.11%) Virtual Team
5 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (8.89%) CESG
7 5 (5.56%) PKI
8 4 (4.44%) Cybercrime
9 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
11 1 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Unix
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) Information Security
2 31 (34.44%) ITIL
3 29 (32.22%) Risk Management
4 26 (28.89%) Data Security
5 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (21.11%) Matrix Organization
8 18 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (17.78%) Project Management
9 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 15 (16.67%) Analytics
10 15 (16.67%) Data Analytics
11 14 (15.56%) IT Audit
12 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
12 13 (14.44%) Security Management
13 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
14 11 (12.22%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (12.22%) IT Strategy
15 10 (11.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (64.44%) CISM
2 39 (43.33%) CISA
3 33 (36.67%) Degree
4 21 (23.33%) CRISC
5 11 (12.22%) GIAC
6 10 (11.11%) CEH
6 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (10.00%) CNE
7 9 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (10.00%) ISSAP
7 9 (10.00%) MCSE
7 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (10.00%) Novell Certification
7 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (7.78%) GCIH
9 6 (6.67%) CCIE
9 6 (6.67%) CREST Certified
10 5 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (5.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (35.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (15.56%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.78%) COBIT
3 7 (7.78%) COSO
4 5 (5.56%) GDPR
4 5 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.56%) SLA
5 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.11%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.11%) PMO
6 1 (1.11%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (5.56%) Juniper
3 2 (2.22%) Imperva
3 2 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (1.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.11%) Capita
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft