Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 81 135
Rank change year-on-year -44 +54 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 39 90 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.46% 3.19% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.30% 14.08% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 7
Cheshire median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% -6.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £42,700 £41,500 £49,000
90th Percentile £80,700 £71,000 £70,650
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +3.77%

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 534 639 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.98% 22.65% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 373 418 406
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £43,626 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.87% +5.00% -

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 October 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 October 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
Runcorn +12 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Knutsford +9 7 £50,250 -28.21%
Warrington -9 5 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Chester 0 1 £55,000 +25.71% 1
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (58.97%) CISM
2 21 (53.85%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) CISA
4 14 (35.90%) Security Architecture
5 13 (33.33%) Banking
6 12 (30.77%) CEH
6 12 (30.77%) Investment Banking
6 12 (30.77%) PKI
6 12 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 12 (30.77%) Wealth Management
7 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (25.64%) Linux
9 9 (23.08%) Web Services
9 9 (23.08%) Degree
9 9 (23.08%) Information Assurance
9 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
10 8 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
11 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.95%) CESG
11 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
11 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (17.95%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (17.95%) Smart Meter
11 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
11 7 (17.95%) Network Security
12 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) OWASP

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 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Network Security
2 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) BGP
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) SMTP
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) GIS
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (33.33%) Banking
2 12 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Finance
4 6 (15.38%) Law
5 3 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Security Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Security Architect
5 4 (10.26%) CISSP Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Information Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Security Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) LDAP
3 4 (10.26%) SAML
4 3 (7.69%) OAuth
4 3 (7.69%) SPNEGO
4 3 (7.69%) XACML
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) OpenID
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) JSP
6 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Servlets
6 1 (2.56%) SPML
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) PKI
2 7 (17.95%) CESG
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) Smart Meter
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Information Security
2 14 (35.90%) Security Architecture
3 12 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 12 (30.77%) Wealth Management
4 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 8 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) OWASP
8 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) SIEM
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.26%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (10.26%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
9 4 (10.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) CISM
2 15 (38.46%) CISA
3 12 (30.77%) CEH
4 9 (23.08%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.26%) CREST Certified
7 4 (10.26%) OSCP
7 4 (10.26%) Tigerscheme
8 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (7.69%) GCFA
8 3 (7.69%) GCFE
8 3 (7.69%) GCIH
8 3 (7.69%) GIAC
8 3 (7.69%) GREM
8 3 (7.69%) SSCP
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.13%) CSSLP
9 2 (5.13%) ISSAP
10 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.82%) QA
4 4 (10.26%) GDPR
5 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.56%) QRadar
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
1 4 (10.26%) Splunk
2 3 (7.69%) Ping Identity
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) CyberArk
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.56%) Novell
4 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) SmartCo
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) Tufin
4 1 (2.56%) Varonis