Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 150 208
Rank change year-on-year -45 +58 +33
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 90 129 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.16% 1.76% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 7.63% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 76 114 55
Manchester median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £74,250 £74,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year -4.55% +1.38% +6.37%

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 1704 1690 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.98% 23.00% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1434 1416
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,875
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -4 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Rochdale - 2 £47,500 - 1
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 65 (72.22%) Information Security
2 62 (68.89%) CISM
3 59 (65.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (51.11%) CISA
5 31 (34.44%) CRISC
6 26 (28.89%) PCI DSS
6 26 (28.89%) GDPR
7 25 (27.78%) Finance
8 24 (26.67%) Risk Management
9 21 (23.33%) Data Protection
10 20 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (22.22%) Security Management
11 17 (18.89%) Internet
12 16 (17.78%) Project Management
12 16 (17.78%) Management Information System
13 14 (15.56%) Information Security Management
14 13 (14.44%) SANS
15 12 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (13.33%) Degree
15 12 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
16 11 (12.22%) ISO 22301
16 11 (12.22%) Security Architecture
16 11 (12.22%) CISMP
16 11 (12.22%) Retail
17 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
17 10 (11.11%) Data Privacy
17 10 (11.11%) Coaching
18 9 (10.00%) Internet of Things
18 9 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
18 9 (10.00%) Privileged Access Management

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 (1.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) Internet
2 8 (8.89%) Network Security
3 5 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.11%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.11%) LDAP
4 1 (1.11%) TACACS
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Legal
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Billing
5 3 (3.33%) Front Office
5 3 (3.33%) Games
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Security Manager
2 26 (28.89%) Information Security Manager
3 25 (27.78%) Information Manager
4 20 (22.22%) Consultant
5 18 (20.00%) Security Consultant
6 14 (15.56%) CISSP Manager
7 13 (14.44%) Analyst
8 12 (13.33%) Security Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) Information Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) IT Consultant
9 8 (8.89%) Risk Manager
10 7 (7.78%) CISSP Consultant
11 6 (6.67%) Architect
11 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (6.67%) IT Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
11 6 (6.67%) Security Architect
12 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.44%) PKI
6 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.33%) Wiki
7 2 (2.22%) CESG
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Linux
1 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (72.22%) Information Security
2 24 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 21 (23.33%) Data Protection
4 20 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (22.22%) Security Management
5 16 (17.78%) Project Management
6 14 (15.56%) Information Security Management
7 12 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (12.22%) Security Architecture
9 10 (11.11%) Coaching
9 10 (11.11%) Data Privacy
9 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 9 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
10 9 (10.00%) ITIL
10 9 (10.00%) Privileged Access Management
11 8 (8.89%) ISMS
12 7 (7.78%) SIEM
12 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (68.89%) CISM
2 46 (51.11%) CISA
3 31 (34.44%) CRISC
4 13 (14.44%) SANS
5 12 (13.33%) Degree
6 11 (12.22%) CISMP
7 7 (7.78%) CEH
7 7 (7.78%) CIMA
7 7 (7.78%) CLAS
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (5.56%) CCNP
10 4 (4.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 4 (4.44%) Master's Degree
11 3 (3.33%) ACCA
11 3 (3.33%) CCIE
11 3 (3.33%) CCIE Security
11 3 (3.33%) CCSE
11 3 (3.33%) CCSM
11 3 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (65.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (28.89%) GDPR
2 26 (28.89%) PCI DSS
3 12 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (12.22%) ISO 22301
5 7 (7.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (5.56%) COBIT
7 4 (4.44%) ISO 14001
7 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
8 3 (3.33%) HIPAA
8 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco
2 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.44%) SAP
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix
5 1 (1.11%) Juniper
5 1 (1.11%) McAfee
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) NetApp
5 1 (1.11%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.11%) NetWitness
5 1 (1.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.11%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.11%) Splunk
5 1 (1.11%) Trend Micro