Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 142 201
Rank change year-on-year -21 +59 -6
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 64 109 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.29% 1.89% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 8.42% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 85 44
Leeds median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,250 £35,350 £40,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -5.26%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1017 1294 1594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 20.52% 22.43% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1079 1247
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £24,775 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 55 (85.94%) Information Security
2 53 (82.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (81.25%) CISM
4 34 (53.13%) Risk Management
5 33 (51.56%) CISA
6 28 (43.75%) Finance
7 26 (40.63%) CEH
7 26 (40.63%) PCI DSS
8 18 (28.13%) Cisco
8 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (26.56%) GIAC
10 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 16 (25.00%) ITIL
11 15 (23.44%) CCNA
11 15 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (21.88%) SSCP
12 14 (21.88%) Firewall
13 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
13 13 (20.31%) High Availability
14 12 (18.75%) Security Operations
14 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 11 (17.19%) Degree
15 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
15 11 (17.19%) SANS
16 10 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
17 9 (14.06%) Network Security
17 9 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
18 8 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
18 8 (12.50%) Windows
18 8 (12.50%) Internet

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 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Firewall
2 9 (14.06%) Network Security
3 8 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (7.81%) VPN
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.25%) LAN
5 4 (6.25%) SNMP
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.56%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Analyst
1 25 (39.06%) Security Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Consultant
2 18 (28.13%) Information Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Information Security Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Security Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) CISSP Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Security Manager
4 12 (18.75%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) CISSP Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Information Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Security Specialist
6 5 (7.81%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Operational Security Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Security Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) SOC Manager
7 4 (6.25%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Unix
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Information Security
2 34 (53.13%) Risk Management
3 16 (25.00%) ITIL
4 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.31%) High Availability
5 12 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
7 10 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (12.50%) IT Audit
9 8 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (12.50%) SIEM
10 7 (10.94%) CRAMM
10 7 (10.94%) ISMS
10 7 (10.94%) Security Architecture
10 7 (10.94%) Security Auditing
10 7 (10.94%) Security Management
10 7 (10.94%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (9.38%) Information Security Management
12 5 (7.81%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (81.25%) CISM
2 33 (51.56%) CISA
3 26 (40.63%) CEH
4 17 (26.56%) GIAC
5 15 (23.44%) CCNA
5 15 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (21.88%) SSCP
7 11 (17.19%) Degree
7 11 (17.19%) SANS
8 7 (10.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (10.94%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (9.38%) CCDA
10 5 (7.81%) CISMP
11 4 (6.25%) CCIE
11 4 (6.25%) CCNP
11 4 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (6.25%) CREST Certified
11 4 (6.25%) CSSLP
11 4 (6.25%) Master's Degree
12 3 (4.69%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (82.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (40.63%) PCI DSS
3 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (10.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (9.38%) GDPR
5 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) WMI
2 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Symantec
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.56%) F5
5 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.56%) VMware