Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - +88 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 9 0 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.73% - 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% - 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 6
10th Percentile £54,248 " £40,035
25th Percentile £61,250 " £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 - £49,750
75th Percentile £75,000 " £56,750
90th Percentile £78,000 " "
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

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 226 104 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.37% 15.25% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 178 87 141
10th Percentile £24,425 £23,950 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £56,750 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in the North East.

Salary trend for CISSP in the North East

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in the North East over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 £62,500 - 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) CISM
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (55.56%) NCSC
4 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) BYOD
4 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 5 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (44.44%) SIEM
6 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Legal
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Attestation
7 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
1 1 (11.11%) GCP
1 1 (11.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Influencing Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SOC Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technology Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) BYOD
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (22.22%) Attestation
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) People Management
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Business Case
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISM
2 5 (55.56%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 5 (55.56%) NCSC
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
3 1 (11.11%) NIST
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk