Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 182 163
Rank change year-on-year -17 -19 +42
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 82 118 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 1.56% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 7.00% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 57 92 67
Manchester median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £44,250 £38,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,750 £76,125 £80,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%

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 1,437 1,686 1,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.91% 22.22% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,332 1,390
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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
Wigan - 3 £55,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £46,250 -
Salford -4 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £55,000 - 2
CISSP
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 64 (78.05%) Information Security
2 60 (73.17%) CISM
3 57 (69.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (52.44%) CISA
5 32 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (37.80%) PCI DSS
7 24 (29.27%) GDPR
8 22 (26.83%) CRISC
9 20 (24.39%) Finance
10 19 (23.17%) Data Security
10 19 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (20.73%) Risk Management
12 16 (19.51%) Data Privacy
13 15 (18.29%) Data Protection
14 13 (15.85%) Legal
14 13 (15.85%) Business Continuity
14 13 (15.85%) SANS
15 12 (14.63%) Network Security
15 12 (14.63%) SIEM
15 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
15 12 (14.63%) Front Office
16 11 (13.41%) Project Management
16 11 (13.41%) Degree
17 10 (12.20%) COBIT
17 10 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 9 (10.98%) Security Architecture
18 9 (10.98%) Data Transformation
18 9 (10.98%) OWASP
18 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery

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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 3 (3.66%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) Network Security
2 8 (9.76%) Firewall
3 5 (6.10%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) Broadband
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Legal
3 12 (14.63%) Front Office
4 7 (8.54%) Law
4 7 (8.54%) Retail
5 5 (6.10%) Marketing
6 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Security Manager
2 14 (17.07%) Information Manager
2 14 (17.07%) Information Security Manager
3 11 (13.41%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Security Specialist
4 10 (12.20%) Security Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) CISSP Manager
5 9 (10.98%) Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) Information Security Officer
5 9 (10.98%) Security Officer
6 8 (9.76%) Information Security Specialist
6 8 (9.76%) Information Specialist
7 7 (8.54%) Risk Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Information Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) IT Manager
8 6 (7.32%) IT Risk Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (7.32%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 3 (3.66%) Wiki
7 2 (2.44%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.22%) CESG
8 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) NHS
8 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (78.05%) Information Security
2 32 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (23.17%) Data Security
3 19 (23.17%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (20.73%) Risk Management
5 16 (19.51%) Data Privacy
6 15 (18.29%) Data Protection
7 13 (15.85%) Business Continuity
8 12 (14.63%) SIEM
9 11 (13.41%) Project Management
10 9 (10.98%) Data Transformation
10 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (10.98%) OWASP
10 9 (10.98%) Security Architecture
11 8 (9.76%) ISMS
11 8 (9.76%) ITIL
12 7 (8.54%) Business Development
12 7 (8.54%) Cryptography
12 7 (8.54%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (8.54%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) C
2 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) C++
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (73.17%) CISM
2 43 (52.44%) CISA
3 22 (26.83%) CRISC
4 13 (15.85%) SANS
5 11 (13.41%) Degree
6 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.32%) CEH
7 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.32%) CSSLP
7 6 (7.32%) SSCP
8 5 (6.10%) CREST Certified
9 4 (4.88%) CCNA
9 4 (4.88%) GCIA
9 4 (4.88%) GCIH
10 2 (2.44%) CCNP
10 2 (2.44%) CISMP
10 2 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (2.44%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.44%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (69.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (37.80%) PCI DSS
3 24 (29.27%) GDPR
4 10 (12.20%) COBIT
5 8 (9.76%) HIPAA
5 8 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (7.32%) GCP
7 5 (6.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
8 2 (2.44%) ISO 22301
8 2 (2.44%) ISO 31000
8 2 (2.44%) NIST 800
9 1 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.22%) GPG13
9 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Snort
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.22%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.22%) Nessus
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Veracode
2 4 (4.88%) McAfee
2 4 (4.88%) NetWitness
2 4 (4.88%) Sourcefire
2 4 (4.88%) Splunk
2 4 (4.88%) Trend Micro
3 3 (3.66%) Forcepoint
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.44%) CyberArk
4 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) CA
5 1 (1.22%) Capita
5 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) Juniper
5 1 (1.22%) NetApp
5 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto