Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 185 144
Rank change year-on-year +22 -41 +60
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 52 46 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.10% 0.91% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.66% 4.50% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 90
Leeds median annual salary £64,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.90% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £41,100 £31,000 £41,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual 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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 679 1,022 1,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.32% 20.21% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 552 814 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Leeds.

Salary trend for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 36 (69.23%) Information Security
2 35 (67.31%) CISM
3 32 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (48.08%) CISA
5 25 (48.08%) Risk Management
6 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
7 15 (28.85%) Degree
8 14 (26.92%) GIAC
8 14 (26.92%) Finance
8 14 (26.92%) SANS
9 13 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (25.00%) Firewall
9 13 (25.00%) Security Architecture
10 12 (23.08%) CSSLP
10 12 (23.08%) CEH
10 12 (23.08%) SSCP
11 11 (21.15%) Business Development
11 11 (21.15%) SaaS
11 11 (21.15%) PaaS
11 11 (21.15%) IaaS
11 11 (21.15%) GDPR
12 10 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (17.31%) Secure Coding
14 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (15.38%) Banking
14 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
14 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.15%) IaaS
2 11 (21.15%) PaaS
2 11 (21.15%) SaaS
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (9.62%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) SMTP
4 1 (1.92%) SNMP
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Legal
4 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Architect
1 16 (30.77%) Security Architect
2 13 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 12 (23.08%) Consultant
4 11 (21.15%) Security Consultant
5 10 (19.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (13.46%) Information Manager
8 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 4 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (7.69%) IT Architect
9 4 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Security Technical Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Training Manager
10 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 2 (3.85%) Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Risk Manager
11 2 (3.85%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.85%) Cyberattack
4 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Information Security
2 32 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (48.08%) Risk Management
4 13 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 11 (21.15%) Business Development
6 9 (17.31%) Secure Coding
7 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.46%) DevOps
8 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 7 (13.46%) Security Management
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
10 5 (9.62%) Data Engineering
10 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
10 5 (9.62%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 35 (67.31%) CISM
2 25 (48.08%) CISA
3 15 (28.85%) Degree
4 14 (26.92%) GIAC
4 14 (26.92%) SANS
5 13 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (23.08%) CEH
6 12 (23.08%) CSSLP
6 12 (23.08%) SSCP
7 4 (7.69%) PCI QSA
8 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (3.85%) CRISC
9 2 (3.85%) GSLC
9 2 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.92%) GSNA
10 1 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (57.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
3 11 (21.15%) GDPR
4 5 (9.62%) COBIT
5 4 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (5.77%) NIST 800
7 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.92%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (1.92%) COSO
8 1 (1.92%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (5.77%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) CyberArk
1 3 (5.77%) McAfee
1 3 (5.77%) NetIQ
1 3 (5.77%) Splunk
2 1 (1.92%) CA
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft