Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 68 114
Rank change year-on-year -24 +46 +9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 26 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.67% 2.82% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.76% 9.67% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 9
North East median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £53,750 £35,525 £34,550
90th Percentile £70,625 £71,250 £68,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 335 331 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.50% 29.16% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 262 275 393
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £20,050 £25,350 £22,100
90th Percentile £67,375 £62,500 £65,384
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the North East

CISSP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for CISSP in the North East

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the North East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the North East

CISSP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Tyne and Wear -9 23 £62,500 +4.17% 5
Durham -11 2 £65,750 +46.11% 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 North East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 19 (73.08%) CISM
3 18 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (65.38%) PCI DSS
5 15 (57.69%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (42.31%) Compliance Audit
7 11 (42.31%) GDPR
7 11 (42.31%) Capita
8 10 (38.46%) CEH
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) CESG
10 6 (23.08%) SSCP
10 6 (23.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
11 5 (19.23%) CISA
12 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
12 4 (15.38%) Finance
12 4 (15.38%) GIAC
12 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (15.38%) GPEN
12 4 (15.38%) OSCP
12 4 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Information Manager
1 11 (42.31%) Information Security Manager
1 11 (42.31%) Security Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Information Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) CESG
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (42.31%) Compliance Audit
5 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
8 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (3.85%) Internal Audit
9 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.85%) IT Audit
9 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.85%) Privileged Access Management
9 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CISM
2 10 (38.46%) CEH
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (23.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) SSCP
5 5 (19.23%) CISA
6 4 (15.38%) GIAC
6 4 (15.38%) GPEN
6 4 (15.38%) OSCP
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CRISC
8 1 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (65.38%) PCI DSS
3 11 (42.31%) GDPR
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Capita
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow