Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 126 79
Rank change year-on-year +23 -47 +57
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 37 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.78% 1.77% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.08% 7.86% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 29
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% +33.33%
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £68,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.99% +3.33%

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 458 700 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.98% 22.56% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 306 465 333
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +18.42% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +28 13 £55,000 +7.32%
Warrington +14 13 £72,500 +31.82%
Ellesmere Port - 2 - -
Chester +19 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Runcorn +3 1 £47,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 31 (83.78%) Information Security
2 25 (67.57%) CISM
3 20 (54.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (51.35%) Risk Management
5 12 (32.43%) CISA
6 11 (29.73%) Network Security
7 10 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (27.03%) CCSP
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (27.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
8 8 (21.62%) GDPR
9 7 (18.92%) OWASP
9 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (18.92%) CRISC
9 7 (18.92%) Unix
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) GIAC
10 6 (16.22%) Sourcefire
10 6 (16.22%) Snort
10 6 (16.22%) Security Architecture
10 6 (16.22%) Anomaly Detection
10 6 (16.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (16.22%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (16.22%) SANS
10 6 (16.22%) Attack Monitoring
10 6 (16.22%) Threat Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Network Security
2 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (16.22%) Sourcefire
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) FTP
5 3 (8.11%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) SMTP
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) GIS
1 2 (5.41%) QlikView
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) Security Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Head of Information
3 6 (16.22%) Head of Information Security
3 6 (16.22%) Head of Security
3 6 (16.22%) Information Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.81%) CISSP Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) OAuth
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) SAML
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) CESG
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Information Security
2 19 (51.35%) Risk Management
3 10 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) OWASP
6 6 (16.22%) Anomaly Detection
6 6 (16.22%) Attack Monitoring
6 6 (16.22%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (16.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (16.22%) Security Architecture
6 6 (16.22%) Threat Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) SIEM
8 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
8 4 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CISM
2 12 (32.43%) CISA
3 10 (27.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 10 (27.03%) CCSP
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (18.92%) CRISC
5 6 (16.22%) GIAC
5 6 (16.22%) SANS
6 3 (8.11%) CEH
6 3 (8.11%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) GSEC
6 3 (8.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (8.11%) ISSAP
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.70%) MCSA
8 1 (2.70%) MCSE
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) GDPR
2 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.81%) ISO 31000
4 3 (8.11%) COBIT
4 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Google