Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 81 135
Rank change year-on-year -41 +54 +13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 54 68 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.75% 2.89% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.73% 13.31% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 10
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -26.49%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,250 £52,875
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 699 511 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.68% 21.74% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 462 327 501
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Knutsford -27 9 £51,250 -26.79%
Runcorn - 6 £47,500 - 1
Warrington -4 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Chester -6 3 £62,500 +8.70%
Wilmslow - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 29 (53.70%) Information Security
3 27 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 25 (46.30%) CISM
5 24 (44.44%) Finance
6 19 (35.19%) Information Assurance
7 18 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 18 (33.33%) Banking
7 18 (33.33%) Degree
8 17 (31.48%) Investment Banking
8 17 (31.48%) Wealth Management
8 17 (31.48%) CSSLP
9 14 (25.93%) OWASP
9 14 (25.93%) Smart Meter
9 14 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (24.07%) Security Management
10 13 (24.07%) Java
10 13 (24.07%) Network Security
10 13 (24.07%) PKI
11 12 (22.22%) GIAC
11 12 (22.22%) GCIH
11 12 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
11 12 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
12 11 (20.37%) SDLC
12 11 (20.37%) .NET
12 11 (20.37%) Web Services
13 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (18.52%) Security Testing
13 10 (18.52%) Cybersecurity

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 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) JBoss
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) GIS
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Banking
3 17 (31.48%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Legal
5 5 (9.26%) Law
6 4 (7.41%) Retail
7 3 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Architect
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Security Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 10 (18.52%) Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Information Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Security Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Operations Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
3 3 (5.56%) OAuth
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) J2EE
4 2 (3.70%) JSP
4 2 (3.70%) OAuth2
4 2 (3.70%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.70%) Servlets
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) SPML
4 2 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) SAML
5 1 (1.85%) SPNEGO
5 1 (1.85%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (25.93%) Smart Meter
3 13 (24.07%) PKI
4 8 (14.81%) CESG
5 5 (9.26%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.70%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) AIX
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 29 (53.70%) Information Security
3 19 (35.19%) Information Assurance
4 18 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 17 (31.48%) Wealth Management
6 14 (25.93%) OWASP
6 14 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (24.07%) Security Management
8 12 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
8 12 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
9 11 (20.37%) SDLC
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Security Testing
11 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
11 9 (16.67%) Open Source
11 9 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
12 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) Perl
2 4 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) BeanShell
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) CISM
2 18 (33.33%) Degree
3 17 (31.48%) CSSLP
4 12 (22.22%) GCIH
4 12 (22.22%) GIAC
5 8 (14.81%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.26%) CISA
7 5 (9.26%) SANS
8 3 (5.56%) CEH
8 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.85%) ISEB
9 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) SSCP
9 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) GCP
2 5 (9.26%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Veracode
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Splunk
3 3 (5.56%) CyberArk
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) Novell
4 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.70%) Ping Identity
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Sun
4 2 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (1.85%) BT
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) Varonis