Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 150 192
Rank change year-on-year -67 +42 +49
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 84 140 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.05% 1.87% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% 8.53% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 65 114 57
Manchester median annual salary £53,000 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.36% +6.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £76,250 £76,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 1723 1642 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.55% 21.98% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1382 1432
Manchester median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 -
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 62 (73.81%) CISM
2 60 (71.43%) Information Security
3 58 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (57.14%) CISA
5 32 (38.10%) CRISC
6 28 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (33.33%) GDPR
7 27 (32.14%) PCI DSS
8 21 (25.00%) Finance
8 21 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 19 (22.62%) Security Management
9 19 (22.62%) Project Management
10 16 (19.05%) Information Security Management
10 16 (19.05%) Data Protection
11 14 (16.67%) Data Privacy
11 14 (16.67%) Internet
12 13 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (15.48%) Degree
13 12 (14.29%) SANS
13 12 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (13.10%) Data Security
14 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
14 11 (13.10%) Network Security
14 11 (13.10%) SIEM
15 10 (11.90%) Front Office
15 10 (11.90%) ITIL
15 10 (11.90%) Retail
16 9 (10.71%) CEH
16 9 (10.71%) Security Architecture
16 9 (10.71%) ISMS

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
1 4 (4.76%) SaaS
2 3 (3.57%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) Internet
2 11 (13.10%) Network Security
3 8 (9.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.19%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.19%) LDAP
4 1 (1.19%) TACACS
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Front Office
2 10 (11.90%) Retail
3 6 (7.14%) Legal
4 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.76%) Law
5 4 (4.76%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Billing
6 2 (2.38%) Games
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Security Manager
2 24 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 24 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
3 16 (19.05%) CISSP Manager
4 13 (15.48%) Consultant
5 12 (14.29%) Security Consultant
6 11 (13.10%) Analyst
7 10 (11.90%) Security Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) Risk Manager
9 6 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 5 (5.95%) Architect
10 5 (5.95%) CISSP Consultant
10 5 (5.95%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Information Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Security Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Information Specialist
11 4 (4.76%) IT Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.14%) Internet of Things
5 4 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.76%) PKI
6 3 (3.57%) Wiki
7 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) CESG
8 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (71.43%) Information Security
2 28 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 19 (22.62%) Project Management
4 19 (22.62%) Security Management
5 16 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 16 (19.05%) Information Security Management
6 14 (16.67%) Data Privacy
7 13 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (13.10%) Data Security
8 11 (13.10%) SIEM
9 10 (11.90%) ITIL
10 9 (10.71%) Coaching
10 9 (10.71%) ISMS
10 9 (10.71%) Security Architecture
11 8 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.33%) Data Transformation
12 7 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) C
1 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (73.81%) CISM
2 48 (57.14%) CISA
3 32 (38.10%) CRISC
4 13 (15.48%) Degree
5 12 (14.29%) SANS
6 9 (10.71%) CEH
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.14%) CISMP
9 5 (5.95%) CIMA
9 5 (5.95%) CLAS
9 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.76%) CCNP
10 4 (4.76%) Master's Degree
10 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.76%) SSCP
11 3 (3.57%) CCNA
11 3 (3.57%) CREST Certified
11 3 (3.57%) GCIA
11 3 (3.57%) GCIH
12 2 (2.38%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (33.33%) GDPR
3 27 (32.14%) PCI DSS
4 12 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (10.71%) ISO 22301
6 8 (9.52%) COBIT
7 6 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (4.76%) ISO 14001
8 4 (4.76%) ISO 9001
8 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (2.38%) HIPAA
10 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (1.19%) ISO 31000
10 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (1.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Snort
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (3.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Cisco
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.57%) Forcepoint
2 3 (3.57%) McAfee
2 3 (3.57%) NetWitness
2 3 (3.57%) SAP
2 3 (3.57%) Sourcefire
2 3 (3.57%) Splunk
2 3 (3.57%) Trend Micro
3 2 (2.38%) NetIQ
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (1.19%) Capita
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix
4 1 (1.19%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.19%) Juniper
4 1 (1.19%) NetApp
4 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto