Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 136 197
Rank change year-on-year -71 +61 -91
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 39 28 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 1.06% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.79% 7.33% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 59
10th Percentile £46,375 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,313 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £58,750 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.64% -6.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £78,063 £70,000 £76,562
90th Percentile £83,625 £81,375 £83,500
North West median annual salary £65,000 £58,750 £63,289
% change year-on-year +10.64% -7.17% +15.07%

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 1,028 382 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.18% 14.43% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 680 283 895
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,625 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +13.89% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £84,000 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% -4.44%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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
Salford - 2 £55,000 - 2
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 23 (58.97%) Information Security
1 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (53.85%) CISM
3 12 (30.77%) Azure
4 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (28.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.08%) NIST
6 8 (20.51%) Social Skills
6 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) Network Security
7 7 (17.95%) ISMS
7 7 (17.95%) SIEM
7 7 (17.95%) Firewall
7 7 (17.95%) Security Management
7 7 (17.95%) Legal
8 6 (15.38%) Information Security Management
8 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
8 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 6 (15.38%) Finance
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 6 (15.38%) CEH
8 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.38%) GDPR
8 6 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.82%) CISA
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL

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 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (5.13%) Azure Sentinel
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) AWS
4 1 (2.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
1 7 (17.95%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) DMZ
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) MPLS
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Maltego
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (20.51%) Social Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Legal
3 6 (15.38%) Finance
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Police
5 2 (5.13%) Games
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Security Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Security Manager
5 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Security Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Information Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Audit Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Information Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Junior
8 3 (7.69%) Junior Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Junior Security Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
9 2 (5.13%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) OAuth
2 1 (2.56%) JCE
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) EFT
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Information Security
2 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (28.21%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 7 (17.95%) ISMS
4 7 (17.95%) Security Management
4 7 (17.95%) SIEM
5 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.82%) Identity Management
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.26%) Cyber Assurance
7 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) CISM
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (15.38%) CEH
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.82%) CISA
5 4 (10.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (10.26%) ISSAP
5 4 (10.26%) OSCP
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) CCSP
6 3 (7.69%) CRISC
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.13%) MCP
7 2 (5.13%) MCSA
7 2 (5.13%) MCSE
8 1 (2.56%) CSSLP
8 1 (2.56%) HCISPP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (28.21%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (23.08%) NIST
4 6 (15.38%) GDPR
5 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (10.26%) NCSC
6 3 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (5.13%) GRC
7 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
7 2 (5.13%) SOC 2
8 1 (2.56%) COBIT
8 1 (2.56%) HIPAA
8 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) F5
2 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
2 2 (5.13%) Splunk
3 1 (2.56%) BT
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Thales