Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 103 117
Rank change year-on-year +32 +14 -15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.96% 1.12% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.67% 3.76% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 7
North East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £36,964 £35,750 £40,850
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,250 £58,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 424 452 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.57% 29.85% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 365 391 333
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 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 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
Durham -2 21 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Tyne and Wear +23 16 £48,500 -5.37% 6
Teesside - 1 £36,500 -
CISSP
England

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 North East region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 34 (82.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (80.49%) CISM
2 33 (80.49%) Information Security
3 24 (58.54%) PCI DSS
4 23 (56.10%) Risk Management
5 22 (53.66%) Finance
5 22 (53.66%) Legal
5 22 (53.66%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (53.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 21 (51.22%) Marketing
6 21 (51.22%) Data Architecture
6 21 (51.22%) Data Quality
6 21 (51.22%) Data Management
6 21 (51.22%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (51.22%) Manufacturing
6 21 (51.22%) Electronics
6 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
6 21 (51.22%) CCSA
6 21 (51.22%) Programme Management
6 21 (51.22%) Service Delivery
6 21 (51.22%) Project Management
6 21 (51.22%) SAP
6 21 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (24.39%) Information Governance
8 9 (21.95%) Firewall
9 7 (17.07%) SIEM
10 6 (14.63%) CISA
11 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL

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 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) SMS
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
1 22 (53.66%) Legal
2 21 (51.22%) Electronics
2 21 (51.22%) Manufacturing
2 21 (51.22%) Marketing
2 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) CISSP Specialist
2 18 (43.90%) Information Specialist
3 12 (29.27%) Data Governance Specialist
4 10 (24.39%) Security Manager
5 9 (21.95%) Information Governance Specialist
5 9 (21.95%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (21.95%) Security Specialist
6 7 (17.07%) Information Manager
6 7 (17.07%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (12.20%) Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) ICT Manager
9 2 (4.88%) ICT Operations Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Operational Security Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Manager
10 1 (2.44%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) CESG
3 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Information Security
2 23 (56.10%) Risk Management
3 22 (53.66%) Risk Assessment
4 21 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (51.22%) Data Architecture
4 21 (51.22%) Data Management
4 21 (51.22%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (51.22%) Programme Management
4 21 (51.22%) Project Management
4 21 (51.22%) Service Delivery
5 10 (24.39%) Information Governance
6 7 (17.07%) SIEM
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (9.76%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 33 (80.49%) CISM
2 21 (51.22%) CCSA
3 6 (14.63%) CISA
4 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) CEH
5 4 (9.76%) CISMP
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) GCIH
5 4 (9.76%) GSEC
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (7.32%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (7.32%) CRISC
7 1 (2.44%) CITP
7 1 (2.44%) IISP
7 1 (2.44%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.44%) MBCS
7 1 (2.44%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (82.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (58.54%) PCI DSS
3 22 (53.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 21 (51.22%) Data Quality
5 5 (12.20%) GDPR
6 2 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (2.44%) COBIT
7 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
7 1 (2.44%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) Splunk
2 4 (9.76%) Sun
3 2 (4.88%) Capita
4 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.44%) NetIQ