Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 156 148
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +54
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 45 66 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.09% 1.33% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.09% 6.56% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 73
Leeds median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,850 £32,050
90th Percentile £83,500 £63,750 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.50% -9.09% +22.22%

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 635 1,006 1,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.44% 20.34% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 507 783 1,074
Leeds median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +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 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 33 (73.33%) Information Security
2 27 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (48.89%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (48.89%) Risk Management
4 21 (46.67%) CISM
5 16 (35.56%) Firewall
5 16 (35.56%) Degree
5 16 (35.56%) Identity Access Management
6 14 (31.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (28.89%) IaaS
7 13 (28.89%) SaaS
7 13 (28.89%) PaaS
7 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (26.67%) CISA
9 10 (22.22%) DevOps
10 8 (17.78%) CEH
10 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
10 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
11 7 (15.56%) Security Management
11 7 (15.56%) GDPR
12 6 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (13.33%) GIAC
12 6 (13.33%) Line Management
12 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
13 5 (11.11%) SIEM
13 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (11.11%) ISMS
13 5 (11.11%) Finance
13 5 (11.11%) Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) IaaS
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (28.89%) PaaS
1 13 (28.89%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
1 13 (28.89%) Security Consultant
2 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Security Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Security Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Security Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Information Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.22%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Information Security
2 22 (48.89%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (48.89%) Risk Management
3 16 (35.56%) Identity Access Management
4 10 (22.22%) DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) Security Management
6 6 (13.33%) Line Management
6 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 5 (11.11%) ISMS
7 5 (11.11%) SIEM
7 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.89%) Change Management
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 3 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) CISM
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 12 (26.67%) CISA
4 8 (17.78%) CEH
5 6 (13.33%) GIAC
6 4 (8.89%) CISMP
6 4 (8.89%) SANS
7 3 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (6.67%) CSSLP
7 3 (6.67%) SSCP
8 2 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (4.44%) ECSA
8 2 (4.44%) GCIA
8 2 (4.44%) GCIH
8 2 (4.44%) GSEC
8 2 (4.44%) GSLC
8 2 (4.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (4.44%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.22%) CRISC
9 1 (2.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
3 7 (15.56%) GDPR
4 6 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (6.67%) COBIT
7 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (4.44%) SLA
8 1 (2.22%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (2.22%) COSO
8 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.67%) Nessus
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) McAfee
1 3 (6.67%) Splunk
2 2 (4.44%) Blue Prism
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow