Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 145 195
Rank change year-on-year -56 +50 +60
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 100 125 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.23% 1.77% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 7.39% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 89 110 54
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £44,500 £37,500 £41,594
90th Percentile £79,500 £72,625 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +12.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1792 1691 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.01% 23.92% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1442 1470
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,525
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Manchester.

Salary trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -14 4 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Rochdale - 2 £47,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 66 (66.00%) Information Security
2 54 (54.00%) CISM
3 52 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (46.00%) CISA
5 33 (33.00%) Finance
6 28 (28.00%) Risk Management
7 25 (25.00%) CRISC
8 24 (24.00%) Data Protection
9 22 (22.00%) GDPR
10 17 (17.00%) Security Management
10 17 (17.00%) Degree
11 16 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
13 14 (14.00%) CEH
13 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
13 14 (14.00%) Project Management
14 12 (12.00%) Internet
14 12 (12.00%) CIMA
14 12 (12.00%) Firewall
14 12 (12.00%) Information Security Management
14 12 (12.00%) CLAS
14 12 (12.00%) SANS
15 11 (11.00%) Security Architecture
15 11 (11.00%) CISMP
16 10 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
16 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (10.00%) ISO 22301
16 10 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
17 9 (9.00%) Privileged Access Management
17 9 (9.00%) Coaching

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (1.00%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Firewall
1 12 (12.00%) Internet
2 9 (9.00%) Network Security
3 2 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.00%) LDAP
4 1 (1.00%) TACACS
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.00%) Big Data
1 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
General
1 33 (33.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
2 6 (6.00%) Legal
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.00%) Billing
5 3 (3.00%) Games
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Security Manager
2 24 (24.00%) Consultant
3 23 (23.00%) Security Consultant
4 22 (22.00%) Information Security Manager
5 19 (19.00%) Analyst
5 19 (19.00%) Information Manager
5 19 (19.00%) Security Analyst
6 14 (14.00%) IT Consultant
7 13 (13.00%) IT Security Consultant
8 12 (12.00%) CISSP Manager
8 12 (12.00%) Information Analyst
8 12 (12.00%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (8.00%) Architect
9 8 (8.00%) Risk Manager
9 8 (8.00%) Security Architect
10 7 (7.00%) CISSP Consultant
10 7 (7.00%) IT Analyst
10 7 (7.00%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (6.00%) CISSP Analyst
11 6 (6.00%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.00%) Internet of Things
3 8 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.00%) CESG
6 2 (2.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.00%) iPhone
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Android
1 2 (2.00%) Unix
1 2 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) Information Security
2 28 (28.00%) Risk Management
3 24 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 17 (17.00%) Security Management
5 16 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (14.00%) Project Management
7 12 (12.00%) Information Security Management
8 11 (11.00%) Security Architecture
9 10 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (9.00%) Coaching
10 9 (9.00%) Information Security Governance
10 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.00%) Privileged Access Management
10 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (8.00%) ITIL
11 8 (8.00%) Presales
12 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (6.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.00%) C#
1 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (54.00%) CISM
2 46 (46.00%) CISA
3 25 (25.00%) CRISC
4 17 (17.00%) Degree
5 14 (14.00%) CEH
6 12 (12.00%) CIMA
6 12 (12.00%) CLAS
6 12 (12.00%) SANS
7 11 (11.00%) CISMP
8 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (6.00%) CCIE
9 6 (6.00%) CCIE Security
9 6 (6.00%) CCNP
9 6 (6.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (6.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 5 (5.00%) CCSE
10 5 (5.00%) CCSM
10 5 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (4.00%) Master's Degree
12 3 (3.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (22.00%) GDPR
3 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
4 10 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (10.00%) ISO 22301
5 6 (6.00%) COBIT
5 6 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (4.00%) ISO 14001
7 4 (4.00%) ISO 9001
8 2 (2.00%) HIPAA
9 1 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Cisco
2 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.00%) VMware