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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 94 102
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 19 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.78% 0.39% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.92% 1.51% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 20
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £61,215
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -22.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 213 332 407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.98% 25.58% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 272 297
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Warrington +8 2 - -
Chester - 1 £57,500 -
Crewe - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (72.34%) CISM
2 31 (65.96%) Information Security
3 28 (59.57%) Finance
4 27 (57.45%) Risk Management
5 20 (42.55%) PCI DSS
6 19 (40.43%) CISA
7 16 (34.04%) Degree
8 14 (29.79%) Network Security
8 14 (29.79%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (25.53%) Security Management
9 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
10 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
11 10 (21.28%) Information Security Management
11 10 (21.28%) Data Security
11 10 (21.28%) Business Continuity
11 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (21.28%) Security Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
11 10 (21.28%) Data Management
11 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
12 9 (19.15%) Banking
12 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
12 9 (19.15%) ITIL
13 8 (17.02%) Firewall
13 8 (17.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (17.02%) Law
13 8 (17.02%) Identity Access Management

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 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Network Security
2 8 (17.02%) Firewall
3 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) GIS
2 1 (2.13%) Ingres
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Law
4 6 (12.77%) Marketing
5 5 (10.64%) Retail
6 3 (6.38%) Advertising
6 3 (6.38%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (4.26%) Legal
7 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Security Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Information Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security Officer
3 7 (14.89%) Security Officer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Chief Information Officer
4 6 (12.77%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 6 (12.77%) Chief Security Officer
4 6 (12.77%) CIO
5 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Risk Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Information Security
2 27 (57.45%) Risk Management
3 14 (29.79%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (25.53%) Security Management
4 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
4 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.28%) Business Continuity
5 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (21.28%) Data Management
5 10 (21.28%) Data Security
5 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
5 10 (21.28%) Information Security Management
5 10 (21.28%) Security Testing
6 9 (19.15%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
7 8 (17.02%) Analytics
7 8 (17.02%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.77%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (72.34%) CISM
2 19 (40.43%) CISA
3 16 (34.04%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) ISSAP
4 6 (12.77%) PCI QSA
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.64%) CRISC
6 4 (8.51%) CCNA
7 3 (6.38%) CEH
8 2 (4.26%) CREST Certified
8 2 (4.26%) OSCP
8 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
8 2 (4.26%) PMP
8 2 (4.26%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (2.13%) CNA
9 1 (2.13%) CNE
9 1 (2.13%) MCP
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.13%) Novell Certification
9 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) PCI DSS
2 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (12.77%) ISO22301
5 3 (6.38%) COBIT
6 1 (2.13%) BS25999
6 1 (2.13%) COSO
6 1 (2.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Avaya
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco
1 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) SAP