Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 170 186
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16 -3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 76 66 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.53% 1.21% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.74% 5.18% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 58
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £33,375 £27,500 £37,850
90th Percentile £65,625 £70,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +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 982 1275 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.75% 23.36% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1104 1252
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,300 £26,000 £24,775
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,154 £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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 62 (81.58%) Information Security
2 54 (71.05%) CISM
3 51 (67.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (46.05%) Finance
5 34 (44.74%) Risk Management
6 29 (38.16%) CISA
7 20 (26.32%) Cisco
7 20 (26.32%) CEH
8 19 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (23.68%) CCNA
9 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (21.05%) ITIL
11 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
11 15 (19.74%) Firewall
12 14 (18.42%) Data Protection
12 14 (18.42%) IT Audit
13 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
13 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
14 12 (15.79%) Windows
14 12 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (15.79%) Degree
14 12 (15.79%) Network Security
14 12 (15.79%) CRAMM
14 12 (15.79%) CRISC
14 12 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 12 (15.79%) GDPR
15 11 (14.47%) OWASP
15 11 (14.47%) SSCP
16 10 (13.16%) CISMP
16 10 (13.16%) SIEM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) Firewall
2 12 (15.79%) Network Security
3 8 (10.53%) Internet
4 7 (9.21%) LAN
5 6 (7.89%) VPN
5 6 (7.89%) WAN
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (5.26%) SNMP
7 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.32%) VLAN
9 1 (1.32%) Wireless
9 1 (1.32%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Consultant
1 26 (34.21%) Security Consultant
2 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 23 (30.26%) Security Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Information Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Information Security Analyst
4 16 (21.05%) Information Security Consultant
5 12 (15.79%) Security Manager
6 9 (11.84%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Information Manager
8 6 (7.89%) CISSP Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.58%) CISSP Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Risk Manager
10 4 (5.26%) IT Architect
10 4 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Security Architect
10 4 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
1 1 (1.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.84%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.89%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.63%) BYOD
6 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.63%) PKI
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Unix
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (81.58%) Information Security
2 34 (44.74%) Risk Management
3 19 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (21.05%) ITIL
5 14 (18.42%) Data Protection
5 14 (18.42%) IT Audit
6 12 (15.79%) CRAMM
6 12 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (14.47%) OWASP
8 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (13.16%) SIEM
9 9 (11.84%) Security Architecture
10 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (10.53%) Information Security Management
10 8 (10.53%) ISMS
10 8 (10.53%) Remediation Plan
10 8 (10.53%) Security Auditing
10 8 (10.53%) Security Management
10 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 4 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (71.05%) CISM
2 29 (38.16%) CISA
3 20 (26.32%) CEH
4 18 (23.68%) CCNA
4 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (15.79%) CRISC
5 12 (15.79%) Degree
6 11 (14.47%) SSCP
7 10 (13.16%) CISMP
7 10 (13.16%) SANS
8 8 (10.53%) CCIE
8 8 (10.53%) CCNP
9 5 (6.58%) CCDA
9 5 (6.58%) GIAC
10 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (2.63%) CLAS
11 2 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
11 2 (2.63%) Master's Degree
11 2 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (67.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
3 12 (15.79%) GDPR
3 12 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 8 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (2.63%) COBIT
6 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.32%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 4 (5.26%) Nagios
1 4 (5.26%) WMI
1 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Cisco
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) McAfee
4 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.63%) FireEye
6 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.32%) Darktrace
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Shadows
7 1 (1.32%) F5
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec