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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 82 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 11 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.96% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.10% 1.30% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £40,750 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.08% +41.17%  
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 the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 155 230 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 27.68% 29.08% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 132 204 170
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,650 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Durham - 8 £45,000 - 1
Teesside - 1 £36,500 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 20 (76.92%) CISM
1 20 (76.92%) Information Security
2 18 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (69.23%) PCI DSS
3 17 (65.38%) Data Management
3 17 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security Governance
4 9 (34.62%) Data Protection
4 9 (34.62%) CISMP
4 9 (34.62%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Legal
5 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 8 (30.77%) CCSA
5 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 8 (30.77%) Electronics
5 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 8 (30.77%) SAP
5 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (30.77%) Marketing
5 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
5 8 (30.77%) Data Quality
6 7 (26.92%) CISA
7 5 (19.23%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Electronics
2 8 (30.77%) Legal
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Information Specialist
2 15 (57.69%) Information Security Specialist
2 15 (57.69%) Security Specialist
3 11 (42.31%) Information Governance Specialist
4 8 (30.77%) CISSP Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Head of Technology
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Data Governance Specialist
8 1 (3.85%) CISSP Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
8 1 (3.85%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.85%) IT Security Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) Data Management
3 9 (34.62%) Data Protection
3 9 (34.62%) Information Security Governance
3 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
4 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (30.77%) Data Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Security Management
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM
6 2 (7.69%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) CISM
2 9 (34.62%) CISMP
3 8 (30.77%) CCSA
4 7 (26.92%) CISA
5 3 (11.54%) QiCA
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CEH
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CRISC
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (3.85%) SANS
6 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (69.23%) PCI DSS
2 17 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (30.77%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Qualys
2 1 (3.85%) Tripwire
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Posted: 6 days ago
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