Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 96 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.50% 0.69% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 2.36% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% -10.00%
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 Merseyside with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 207 382 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.58% 29.29% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 136 210 157
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £38,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% -4.06% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £59,250
North West median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.26%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 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
Liverpool +20 5 £40,000 -5.88%
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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) GDPR
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 22301
5 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) GDPR
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley