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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 121 152
Rank change year-on-year -34 +31  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 45 56 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 1.64% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 6.79% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 22
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -2.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 924 825 1106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.48% 24.09% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 706 681 892
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +3.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 - - 1
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 83 (72.81%) Information Security
2 62 (54.39%) CISM
3 43 (37.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 35 (30.70%) Finance
6 32 (28.07%) PCI DSS
7 30 (26.32%) Security Operations
8 29 (25.44%) Degree
9 27 (23.68%) Network Security
10 26 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (20.18%) Management Information System
12 20 (17.54%) CISA
13 19 (16.67%) CISMP
13 19 (16.67%) CLAS
14 18 (15.79%) CEH
14 18 (15.79%) Security Management
15 17 (14.91%) Firewall
15 17 (14.91%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (14.91%) Banking
16 16 (14.04%) CIMA
16 16 (14.04%) Information Assurance
17 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
18 14 (12.28%) Business Continuity
18 14 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (12.28%) ITIL
18 14 (12.28%) Security Architecture
19 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
19 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
19 13 (11.40%) Cisco
20 12 (10.53%) Telecoms

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 9 (7.89%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.68%) Network Security
2 17 (14.91%) Firewall
3 12 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.88%) DMZ
4 1 (0.88%) IPsec
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
General
1 35 (30.70%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Banking
3 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.89%) Legal
5 5 (4.39%) Retail
6 4 (3.51%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Consultant
2 27 (23.68%) Security Consultant
3 26 (22.81%) Analyst
4 25 (21.93%) Security Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (13.16%) Security Manager
6 15 (13.16%) Senior Security Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) Information Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (9.65%) Information Manager
9 10 (8.77%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (8.77%) Senior Security Consultant
10 9 (7.89%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 9 (7.89%) Information Security Consultant
11 8 (7.02%) IT Consultant
11 8 (7.02%) IT Security Consultant
11 8 (7.02%) Network Consultant
11 8 (7.02%) Network Security Consultant
12 7 (6.14%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Java EE
1 1 (0.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.65%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (6.14%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.63%) iPad
8 2 (1.75%) CESG
8 2 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.88%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.75%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.81%) Information Security
2 36 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 30 (26.32%) Security Operations
4 26 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (15.79%) Security Management
6 16 (14.04%) Information Assurance
7 14 (12.28%) Business Continuity
7 14 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (12.28%) ITIL
7 14 (12.28%) Security Architecture
8 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (9.65%) Incident Management
10 10 (8.77%) Business Development
10 10 (8.77%) Performance Management
10 10 (8.77%) Reverse Engineering
11 9 (7.89%) Mathematics
11 9 (7.89%) Network Architecture
11 9 (7.89%) Security Monitoring
11 9 (7.89%) Time Management
11 9 (7.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.89%) C
2 1 (0.88%) C#
2 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (54.39%) CISM
2 29 (25.44%) Degree
3 20 (17.54%) CISA
4 19 (16.67%) CISMP
4 19 (16.67%) CLAS
5 18 (15.79%) CEH
6 17 (14.91%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (14.04%) CIMA
8 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 9 (7.89%) CCNP
9 9 (7.89%) DV Cleared
9 9 (7.89%) IISP
10 7 (6.14%) CRISC
11 6 (5.26%) CCNA
12 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
13 4 (3.51%) ISSAP
13 4 (3.51%) PCI QSA
14 3 (2.63%) GIAC
14 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (37.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (28.07%) PCI DSS
3 12 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (8.77%) COBIT
5 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.88%) GPG13
6 1 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) Cisco
2 8 (7.02%) ArcSight
2 8 (7.02%) Splunk
3 4 (3.51%) Citrix
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) VMware
4 1 (0.88%) CyberArk
4 1 (0.88%) Intel
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
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