The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 50 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.19% 1.50% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 5.98% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Median salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 119 117 149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 22.20% 25.00% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 95 92
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

CISSP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Merseyside.

Salary trend for CISSP in Merseyside

CISSP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Liverpool -3 1 - -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 22301