Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 183 181
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 -19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 60 51 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.23% 0.96% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 4.26% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 67
Leeds median annual salary £53,000 £37,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.33% -35.90% +30.00%
10th Percentile £38,175 £22,975 £40,817
90th Percentile £80,588 £69,750 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £48,250 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.21% -18.10% +16.67%

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 784 1,197 1,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.03% 22.54% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1,020 1,165
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 49 (81.67%) CISM
2 47 (78.33%) Information Security
3 35 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (50.00%) CISA
5 29 (48.33%) Finance
6 20 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 20 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (31.67%) SANS
7 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
8 16 (26.67%) CEH
9 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (23.33%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (23.33%) SIEM
10 13 (21.67%) Firewall
10 13 (21.67%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (21.67%) ITIL
10 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
11 12 (20.00%) Degree
11 12 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (20.00%) CRISC
11 12 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (20.00%) GDPR
12 11 (18.33%) IT Audit
13 10 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 10 (16.67%) SSCP
13 10 (16.67%) Information Security Management
13 10 (16.67%) Security Management
13 10 (16.67%) PKI

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 4 (6.67%) IaaS
1 4 (6.67%) PaaS
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) Network Security
3 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.67%) Internet
4 7 (11.67%) VPN
5 6 (10.00%) MPLS
5 6 (10.00%) VLAN
6 4 (6.67%) DNS
6 4 (6.67%) HTTP
6 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (6.67%) SMTP
6 4 (6.67%) SNMP
6 4 (6.67%) Wireless
7 3 (5.00%) LAN
7 3 (5.00%) WAN
8 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Consultant
2 13 (21.67%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Security Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Security Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 9 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (13.33%) IT Architect
5 8 (13.33%) IT Security Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Risk Manager
7 6 (10.00%) Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Information Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Security Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Information Manager
9 4 (6.67%) Information Risk Manager
9 4 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.67%) PKI
3 8 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (6.67%) BYOD
5 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Information Security
2 20 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 14 (23.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 14 (23.33%) SIEM
3 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 13 (21.67%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (18.33%) IT Audit
7 10 (16.67%) Business Development
7 10 (16.67%) Information Security Management
7 10 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 10 (16.67%) Security Management
8 9 (15.00%) Compliance Audit
8 9 (15.00%) ISMS
8 9 (15.00%) Threat Detection
9 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.33%) Python
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (81.67%) CISM
2 30 (50.00%) CISA
3 19 (31.67%) SANS
4 16 (26.67%) CEH
5 12 (20.00%) CRISC
5 12 (20.00%) Degree
6 10 (16.67%) CISMP
6 10 (16.67%) SSCP
7 9 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (15.00%) GIAC
8 5 (8.33%) CSSLP
9 4 (6.67%) CCNA
9 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (5.00%) CCIE
10 3 (5.00%) CCNP
10 3 (5.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 3 (5.00%) PCI QSA
11 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
3 12 (20.00%) GDPR
4 7 (11.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (11.67%) ISO 31000
5 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (8.33%) COBIT
7 4 (6.67%) NIST 800
8 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.33%) Nagios
1 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) CyberArk
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) NetIQ
3 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.33%) FireEye
3 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (3.33%) McAfee
3 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) CA
4 1 (1.67%) Google