Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 133 167
Rank change year-on-year -19 +34 +26
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 37 78 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 1.58% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.38% 8.07% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 60
Leeds median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £67,500 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

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 580 967 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.86% 19.61% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 455 783 1,084
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 27 (72.97%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) CISM
3 17 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
5 11 (29.73%) CISA
6 10 (27.03%) Degree
7 8 (21.62%) Firewall
7 8 (21.62%) CEH
7 8 (21.62%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
9 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
9 6 (16.22%) IaaS
9 6 (16.22%) SaaS
9 6 (16.22%) PaaS
9 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.51%) SIEM
10 5 (13.51%) DevOps
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) GIAC
11 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (10.81%) Python
11 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
11 4 (10.81%) Security Management
11 4 (10.81%) CISMP

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 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) IaaS
1 6 (16.22%) PaaS
1 6 (16.22%) SaaS
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Information Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Penetration Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.62%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps
5 5 (13.51%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
6 4 (10.81%) ISMS
6 4 (10.81%) Line Management
6 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Security Management
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
7 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) CISM
2 11 (29.73%) CISA
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) CEH
5 5 (13.51%) GIAC
6 4 (10.81%) CISMP
6 4 (10.81%) CRISC
7 3 (8.11%) CSSLP
7 3 (8.11%) SANS
7 3 (8.11%) SSCP
8 2 (5.41%) ECSA
8 2 (5.41%) GCIA
8 2 (5.41%) GCIH
8 2 (5.41%) GPEN
8 2 (5.41%) GSEC
8 2 (5.41%) GWAPT
8 2 (5.41%) GXPN
8 2 (5.41%) OSCP
9 1 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.81%) GDPR
4 3 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.41%) SLA
6 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Blue Prism
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk