Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 143 125
Rank change year-on-year -24 -18 +77
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 31 74 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 1.70% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.11% 10.03% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 145
10th Percentile " £37,500 "
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +4.35%
75th Percentile £66,250 £78,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £88,250 £82,500
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%

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 607 738 1,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.97% 16.95% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 430 549 1,109
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,650 £26,000
25th Percentile £39,176 £33,750 £35,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,875 £77,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Manchester.

Salary trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 16 (51.61%) Information Security
2 11 (35.48%) CISM
3 10 (32.26%) CISA
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
4 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (22.58%) GIAC
5 7 (22.58%) Performance Measurement
5 7 (22.58%) NIST
6 6 (19.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) SABSA
7 5 (16.13%) Legal
7 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
7 5 (16.13%) Technology Roadmap
7 5 (16.13%) SANS
8 4 (12.90%) Due Diligence
8 4 (12.90%) Social Skills
8 4 (12.90%) CEH
8 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Firewall
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (9.68%) SAML
9 3 (9.68%) Active Directory

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Azure
1 1 (3.23%) GCP
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IPv4
2 1 (3.23%) IPv6
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Legal
4 4 (12.90%) Social Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Law
6 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Security Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) IT Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Security Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) SAML
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Information Security
2 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
3 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (22.58%) Performance Measurement
5 5 (16.13%) SABSA
5 5 (16.13%) Technology Roadmap
5 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.90%) Due Diligence
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) Attestation
7 3 (9.68%) Requirements Gathering
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Security Management
9 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.23%) Quantitative Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CISM
2 10 (32.26%) CISA
3 7 (22.58%) GIAC
4 6 (19.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (16.13%) SANS
6 4 (12.90%) CEH
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.68%) CISMP
7 3 (9.68%) MCP
7 3 (9.68%) MCSA
7 3 (9.68%) MCSE
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (6.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (6.45%) Degree
8 2 (6.45%) ISEB
8 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (3.23%) ACCA
9 1 (3.23%) CCSA
9 1 (3.23%) CCSP
9 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (22.58%) NIST
3 2 (6.45%) COBIT
3 2 (6.45%) NCSC
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.23%) GDPR
4 1 (3.23%) GRC
4 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) AlienVault
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Juniper
2 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds