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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 123
Rank change year-on-year +15 +45  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 54 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.74% 0.84% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.72% 3.65% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 5
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 323 219 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.35% 22.98% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 210 180 275
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 14 £65,000 -
Warrington -3 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Knutsford -29 9 £70,000 - 1
Chester +2 1 £57,500 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 55 (73.33%) Finance
2 46 (61.33%) Information Security
3 36 (48.00%) CISM
4 32 (42.67%) CISA
5 27 (36.00%) Risk Management
5 27 (36.00%) Degree
6 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
7 23 (30.67%) Retail
8 22 (29.33%) ITIL
9 21 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (21.33%) CRISC
10 16 (21.33%) Data Security
11 15 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
11 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 15 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (18.67%) Virtual Team
12 14 (18.67%) Network Security
12 14 (18.67%) Legal
12 14 (18.67%) Identity Management
12 14 (18.67%) GIS
12 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
13 13 (17.33%) Firewall
13 13 (17.33%) MCSE
13 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (17.33%) CNA
13 13 (17.33%) CNE
13 13 (17.33%) Novell Certification
13 13 (17.33%) Banking
14 12 (16.00%) Process Improvement
14 12 (16.00%) Customer Engagement

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
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Network Security
2 13 (17.33%) Firewall
3 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) GIS
2 1 (1.33%) Ingres
General
1 55 (73.33%) Finance
2 23 (30.67%) Retail
3 14 (18.67%) Legal
4 13 (17.33%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Advertising
5 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Law
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Security Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Compliance Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Security Manager
4 11 (14.67%) Compliance Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Risk Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Security Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) IT Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Audit Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) CISSP Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) IT Risk Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Risk Manager
8 6 (8.00%) Technology Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) CISSP Consultant
10 4 (5.33%) Information Manager
10 4 (5.33%) IT Consultant
10 4 (5.33%) IT Security Consultant
10 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (18.67%) Virtual Team
5 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.67%) CESG
8 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.33%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) Information Security
2 27 (36.00%) Risk Management
3 22 (29.33%) ITIL
4 16 (21.33%) Data Security
5 14 (18.67%) Identity Management
5 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (16.00%) IT Strategy
6 12 (16.00%) Process Improvement
7 11 (14.67%) IT Audit
7 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.33%) Line Management
9 9 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (10.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (9.33%) Security Management
11 7 (9.33%) Security Operations
12 6 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (8.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (48.00%) CISM
2 32 (42.67%) CISA
3 27 (36.00%) Degree
4 16 (21.33%) CRISC
5 15 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 15 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
6 13 (17.33%) CNA
6 13 (17.33%) CNE
6 13 (17.33%) MCSE
6 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (17.33%) Novell Certification
7 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (5.33%) CCNA
10 2 (2.67%) CEH
10 2 (2.67%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.67%) PMP
10 2 (2.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (14.67%) PCI DSS
2 11 (14.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.33%) SLA
4 3 (4.00%) COBIT
4 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.67%) COSO
5 2 (2.67%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.33%) BS25999
6 1 (1.33%) GDPR
6 1 (1.33%) PMO
6 1 (1.33%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (8.00%) Juniper
2 2 (2.67%) Avaya
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco
2 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (1.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.33%) Citrix
3 1 (1.33%) HP
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) SAP
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago