Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 165 206
Rank change year-on-year +13 +41 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 63 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.33% 1.32% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 5.74% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 47
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +27.78% -

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 963 1255 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.32% 23.03% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 749 1081 1256
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £23,400 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,100 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +5.26%

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 52 (82.54%) Information Security
2 51 (80.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (74.60%) CISM
4 36 (57.14%) Risk Management
5 28 (44.44%) Finance
6 24 (38.10%) CISA
7 22 (34.92%) CEH
8 20 (31.75%) PCI DSS
9 19 (30.16%) Cisco
10 17 (26.98%) CCNA
10 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (25.40%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (20.63%) Firewall
12 13 (20.63%) ITIL
12 13 (20.63%) CRAMM
12 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (20.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 12 (19.05%) OWASP
13 12 (19.05%) SIEM
13 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.46%) SANS
14 11 (17.46%) Security Operations
15 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
15 10 (15.87%) GIAC
15 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
15 10 (15.87%) High Availability
15 10 (15.87%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (14.29%) Network Security
16 9 (14.29%) Windows
16 9 (14.29%) SSCP

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 13 (20.63%) Firewall
2 9 (14.29%) Network Security
3 6 (9.52%) VPN
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (6.35%) SNMP
5 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.35%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.59%) VLAN
7 1 (1.59%) Wireless
7 1 (1.59%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Consultant
1 25 (39.68%) Security Consultant
2 24 (38.10%) Analyst
2 24 (38.10%) Security Analyst
3 19 (30.16%) Information Analyst
3 19 (30.16%) Information Security Analyst
4 17 (26.98%) Information Security Consultant
5 10 (15.87%) CISSP Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Security Manager
7 6 (9.52%) CISSP Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) Operational Security Manager
8 5 (7.94%) Operations Manager
8 5 (7.94%) Security Operations Manager
8 5 (7.94%) SOC Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Information Manager
9 4 (6.35%) IT Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (82.54%) Information Security
2 36 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 16 (25.40%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (20.63%) CRAMM
4 13 (20.63%) ITIL
5 12 (19.05%) OWASP
5 12 (19.05%) SIEM
6 11 (17.46%) Security Operations
7 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
7 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
7 10 (15.87%) High Availability
7 10 (15.87%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.70%) Security Auditing
8 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
9 7 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (9.52%) IT Audit
10 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
1 4 (6.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (74.60%) CISM
2 24 (38.10%) CISA
3 22 (34.92%) CEH
4 17 (26.98%) CCNA
4 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (17.46%) SANS
6 10 (15.87%) GIAC
7 9 (14.29%) SSCP
8 8 (12.70%) CCIE
8 8 (12.70%) CCNP
9 7 (11.11%) CISMP
10 5 (7.94%) Degree
11 4 (6.35%) CCDA
12 3 (4.76%) CRISC
13 2 (3.17%) CIMA
13 2 (3.17%) CLAS
13 2 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (3.17%) Security+ Certification
14 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (80.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (31.75%) PCI DSS
3 13 (20.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 8 (12.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (7.94%) GDPR
7 3 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) FortiGate
1 4 (6.35%) Nagios
1 4 (6.35%) WMI
1 4 (6.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Cisco
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Darktrace
3 5 (7.94%) Symantec
4 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.35%) Palo Alto
4 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (1.59%) F5