Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 184 147
Rank change year-on-year -7 -37 +46
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 89 112 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.20% 1.46% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.30% 6.49% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 69 84 74
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,000 £33,125
90th Percentile £89,750 £75,875 £76,250
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 1,412 1,727 1,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.01% 22.48% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 1,364 1,386
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,375 £61,188
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 April 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 23 April 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
Salford 0 4 £52,500 - 2
Wigan - 3 £55,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £46,250 -
Stockport - 1 - - 2
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 60 (67.42%) CISM
1 60 (67.42%) Information Security
2 57 (64.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (43.82%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (42.70%) CISA
5 27 (30.34%) PCI DSS
6 23 (25.84%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (25.84%) Finance
7 21 (23.60%) Data Security
7 21 (23.60%) GDPR
8 19 (21.35%) CRISC
9 17 (19.10%) Network Security
9 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
9 17 (19.10%) Degree
10 16 (17.98%) Legal
10 16 (17.98%) SIEM
11 15 (16.85%) Security Architecture
11 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (16.85%) SANS
11 15 (16.85%) Business Continuity
12 14 (15.73%) Data Privacy
12 14 (15.73%) Data Protection
13 13 (14.61%) OWASP
13 13 (14.61%) COBIT
14 12 (13.48%) ITIL
15 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (12.36%) Front Office
15 11 (12.36%) Firewall
15 11 (12.36%) HIPAA

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 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.62%) Office 365
5 4 (4.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) Network Security
2 11 (12.36%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.12%) Broadband
4 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 16 (17.98%) Legal
3 11 (12.36%) Front Office
4 7 (7.87%) Law
5 5 (5.62%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Security Manager
2 13 (14.61%) Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Security Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Information Manager
3 11 (12.36%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (11.24%) Security Specialist
5 9 (10.11%) Information Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Information Security Officer
5 9 (10.11%) IT Manager
5 9 (10.11%) Security Officer
6 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 8 (8.99%) Risk Manager
7 7 (7.87%) CISSP Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Consultant
8 6 (6.74%) Information Officer
8 6 (6.74%) Information Security Specialist
8 6 (6.74%) Information Specialist
8 6 (6.74%) IT Risk Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (6.74%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) Cyberattack
6 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (67.42%) Information Security
2 39 (43.82%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (25.84%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (23.60%) Data Security
5 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
6 16 (17.98%) SIEM
7 15 (16.85%) Business Continuity
7 15 (16.85%) Security Architecture
8 14 (15.73%) Data Privacy
8 14 (15.73%) Data Protection
9 13 (14.61%) OWASP
10 12 (13.48%) ITIL
11 11 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (12.36%) Security Operations
12 10 (11.24%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (11.24%) Cryptography
12 10 (11.24%) Data Transformation
13 9 (10.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 9 (10.11%) Project Management
13 9 (10.11%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) C
4 2 (2.25%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.12%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) C++
5 1 (1.12%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) PHP
5 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (67.42%) CISM
2 38 (42.70%) CISA
3 19 (21.35%) CRISC
4 17 (19.10%) Degree
5 15 (16.85%) SANS
6 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (11.24%) CSSLP
8 9 (10.11%) CEH
9 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.74%) SSCP
11 5 (5.62%) CCNA
11 5 (5.62%) CCNP
11 5 (5.62%) CREST Certified
12 4 (4.49%) CISMP
12 4 (4.49%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (3.37%) GCIA
13 3 (3.37%) GCIH
14 2 (2.25%) CIMA
14 2 (2.25%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (64.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (30.34%) PCI DSS
3 21 (23.60%) GDPR
4 13 (14.61%) COBIT
5 11 (12.36%) HIPAA
6 10 (11.24%) GCP
7 8 (8.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (2.25%) ISO 22301
8 2 (2.25%) ISO 31000
8 2 (2.25%) NIST 800
9 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.12%) GPG13
9 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Snort
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.37%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (1.12%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.12%) Nessus
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Veracode
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Forcepoint
4 3 (3.37%) McAfee
4 3 (3.37%) NetWitness
4 3 (3.37%) Splunk
4 3 (3.37%) Trend Micro
5 2 (2.25%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.25%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.12%) CA
6 1 (1.12%) Capita
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.12%) VMware