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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 139 120 144
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 60 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.66% 1.83% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 8.20% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 27
Median salary £44,031 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.61% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,750 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median 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 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 561 732 859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 21.81% 22.35% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 476 569 689
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 41 (80.39%) CISM
2 39 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (72.55%) CISA
3 37 (72.55%) Information Security
4 32 (62.75%) SSCP
5 29 (56.86%) Firewall
6 27 (52.94%) Security+ Certification
6 27 (52.94%) CompTIA Security+
7 25 (49.02%) ITIL
7 25 (49.02%) Degree
8 18 (35.29%) PCI DSS
9 17 (33.33%) CISMP
10 13 (25.49%) CEH
10 13 (25.49%) GIAC
10 13 (25.49%) Finance
11 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
12 10 (19.61%) Internet
13 8 (15.69%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (13.73%) Windows
14 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
14 7 (13.73%) CREST Certified
14 7 (13.73%) SANS
15 6 (11.76%) Legal
15 6 (11.76%) CSSLP
16 5 (9.80%) Network Security
16 5 (9.80%) Change Management
16 5 (9.80%) Cisco
17 4 (7.84%) Unix
17 4 (7.84%) Python
17 4 (7.84%) C

CISSP
Top Related 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 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Firewall
2 10 (19.61%) Internet
3 5 (9.80%) Network Security
4 4 (7.84%) Wireless
4 4 (7.84%) Wireless Security
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
1 19 (37.25%) Security Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) IT Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) IT Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) IT Security Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Security Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Security Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Risk Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Governance Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Information Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Security Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) CESG
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Information Security
2 25 (49.02%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.80%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) IT Governance
6 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Security Operations
6 4 (7.84%) SIEM
7 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.88%) Data Security
7 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Security Management
7 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
1 4 (7.84%) C++
1 4 (7.84%) Java
1 4 (7.84%) Perl
1 4 (7.84%) PHP
1 4 (7.84%) Python
1 4 (7.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (80.39%) CISM
2 37 (72.55%) CISA
3 32 (62.75%) SSCP
4 27 (52.94%) CompTIA Security+
4 27 (52.94%) Security+ Certification
5 25 (49.02%) Degree
6 17 (33.33%) CISMP
7 13 (25.49%) CEH
7 13 (25.49%) GIAC
8 7 (13.73%) CREST Certified
8 7 (13.73%) SANS
9 6 (11.76%) CSSLP
10 4 (7.84%) OSCP
10 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
10 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
11 3 (5.88%) CCDA
11 3 (5.88%) CCNA
11 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (3.92%) CLAS
13 1 (1.96%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.88%) ISO22301
3 3 (5.88%) ISO27002
3 3 (5.88%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.96%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco
2 2 (3.92%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.96%) F5
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle