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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / North East
Rank 58 77 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.35% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.79% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 139 175 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.75% 27.05% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 123 137 196
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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 March 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 - 13 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear +10 2 £62,500 +108.33% 3
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (86.36%) CISM
1 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (50.00%) CISA
4 10 (45.45%) Data Management
4 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 10 (45.45%) Information Security Governance
4 10 (45.45%) CISMP
4 10 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Intel Security
6 6 (27.27%) Forcepoint
6 6 (27.27%) SSCP
6 6 (27.27%) Tripwire
6 6 (27.27%) ArcSight
6 6 (27.27%) Qualys
7 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Security Operations
9 3 (13.64%) SANS
9 3 (13.64%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
9 3 (13.64%) Change Control
9 3 (13.64%) Service Management
9 3 (13.64%) QiCA

CISSP
Top Related 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 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Information Governance Specialist
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security Specialist
1 9 (40.91%) Information Specialist
1 9 (40.91%) Security Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Head of Technology
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Information Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) ArcSight Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Data Management
2 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security Governance
3 4 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Contingency Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) ISMS
5 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Threat Detection
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) CISM
2 11 (50.00%) CISA
3 10 (45.45%) CISMP
4 6 (27.27%) SSCP
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) CEH
6 3 (13.64%) QiCA
6 3 (13.64%) SANS
7 1 (4.55%) CRISC
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) ArcSight
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
1 6 (27.27%) Forcepoint
1 6 (27.27%) Intel Security
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Qualys
1 6 (27.27%) Tripwire
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 5 days ago