Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 129 163
Rank change year-on-year +40 +34 -8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 77 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.83% 0.64% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.96% 2.91% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 22
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +15.91%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,750 £43,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,125 £93,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 594 481 778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 21.81% 21.87% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 395 386 578
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,600 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.22%

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 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 19 August 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 +9 21 £62,500 +38.89% 3
Crewe - 15 £65,000 -
Knutsford -35 10 £70,000 -
Chester +7 3 £45,000 -40.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £51,500 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 54 (70.13%) Finance
2 49 (63.64%) Information Security
3 42 (54.55%) CISM
4 32 (41.56%) CISA
5 27 (35.06%) ITIL
6 26 (33.77%) Management Information System
7 25 (32.47%) Degree
8 23 (29.87%) Retail
8 23 (29.87%) Risk Management
9 20 (25.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (22.08%) Data Security
10 17 (22.08%) CRISC
11 15 (19.48%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (19.48%) Identity Management
11 15 (19.48%) Security+ Certification
11 15 (19.48%) Service Delivery
11 15 (19.48%) PCI DSS
12 14 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 14 (18.18%) Legal
12 14 (18.18%) Virtual Team
13 13 (16.88%) MCSE
13 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (16.88%) CNA
13 13 (16.88%) CNE
13 13 (16.88%) Novell Certification
14 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (15.58%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (15.58%) GIS
14 12 (15.58%) Process Improvement

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 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Firewall
1 10 (12.99%) Network Security
2 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) GIS
2 1 (1.30%) Ingres
General
1 54 (70.13%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) Retail
3 14 (18.18%) Legal
4 11 (14.29%) Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Security Manager
3 13 (16.88%) Compliance Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Compliance Manager
3 13 (16.88%) Security Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Risk Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Security Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Audit Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) CISSP Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) IT Risk Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Technology Risk Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.49%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Security Officer
9 4 (5.19%) IT Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Management Information System
2 20 (25.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 14 (18.18%) Virtual Team
4 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.60%) CESG
6 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Unix
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) Information Security
2 27 (35.06%) ITIL
3 23 (29.87%) Risk Management
4 17 (22.08%) Data Security
5 15 (19.48%) Identity Management
5 15 (19.48%) Service Delivery
6 12 (15.58%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (15.58%) IT Strategy
6 12 (15.58%) Process Improvement
6 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.29%) IT Audit
7 11 (14.29%) Line Management
8 8 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (10.39%) SIEM
8 8 (10.39%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (7.79%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.49%) IT Governance
10 5 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (6.49%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (54.55%) CISM
2 32 (41.56%) CISA
3 25 (32.47%) Degree
4 17 (22.08%) CRISC
5 15 (19.48%) CompTIA Security+
5 15 (19.48%) Security+ Certification
6 13 (16.88%) CNA
6 13 (16.88%) CNE
6 13 (16.88%) MCSE
6 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (16.88%) Novell Certification
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (5.19%) CREST Certified
10 3 (3.90%) CEH
10 3 (3.90%) OSCP
10 3 (3.90%) Tigerscheme
11 2 (2.60%) CISMP
11 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
11 2 (2.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (19.48%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.49%) COBIT
4 5 (6.49%) GDPR
4 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (6.49%) SLA
5 4 (5.19%) COSO
6 2 (2.60%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.30%) PMO
7 1 (1.30%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 6 (7.79%) Juniper
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco
3 2 (2.60%) Imperva
3 2 (2.60%) Splunk
4 1 (1.30%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.30%) Avaya
4 1 (1.30%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) IBM
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.30%) SAP