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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 143 113 145
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 15 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.58% 1.94% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 8.77% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 47 27
Median salary £49,516 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.47% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,750 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £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 556 730 874
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 21.66% 22.13% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 472 565 698
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 £25,500
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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 40 (80.00%) CISM
2 39 (78.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (74.00%) CISA
4 36 (72.00%) Information Security
5 32 (64.00%) SSCP
6 28 (56.00%) Firewall
7 27 (54.00%) Security+ Certification
7 27 (54.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 25 (50.00%) ITIL
8 25 (50.00%) Degree
9 18 (36.00%) PCI DSS
10 17 (34.00%) CISMP
11 13 (26.00%) Finance
12 12 (24.00%) GIAC
12 12 (24.00%) CEH
13 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
14 10 (20.00%) Internet
15 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
16 7 (14.00%) Windows
16 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
16 7 (14.00%) CREST Certified
16 7 (14.00%) SANS
17 6 (12.00%) Legal
17 6 (12.00%) CSSLP
18 5 (10.00%) Change Management
18 5 (10.00%) Cisco
19 4 (8.00%) Unix
19 4 (8.00%) Python
19 4 (8.00%) C
19 4 (8.00%) 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 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.00%) Internet
3 4 (8.00%) Network Security
3 4 (8.00%) Wireless
3 4 (8.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
1 19 (38.00%) Security Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) IT Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Risk Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Governance Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) CESG
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Information Security
2 25 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) IT Governance
6 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (8.00%) SIEM
7 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.00%) Data Security
7 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Information Security Management
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) C
1 4 (8.00%) C++
1 4 (8.00%) Java
1 4 (8.00%) Perl
1 4 (8.00%) PHP
1 4 (8.00%) Python
1 4 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (80.00%) CISM
2 37 (74.00%) CISA
3 32 (64.00%) SSCP
4 27 (54.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 27 (54.00%) Security+ Certification
5 25 (50.00%) Degree
6 17 (34.00%) CISMP
7 12 (24.00%) CEH
7 12 (24.00%) GIAC
8 7 (14.00%) CREST Certified
8 7 (14.00%) SANS
9 6 (12.00%) CSSLP
10 4 (8.00%) OSCP
10 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.00%) CCDA
11 3 (6.00%) CCNA
11 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (4.00%) CLAS
13 1 (2.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (78.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (36.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.00%) ISO22301
3 3 (6.00%) ISO27002
3 3 (6.00%) ISO27005
4 1 (2.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle