Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 86 113
Rank change year-on-year -20 +27 +6
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 22 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.27% 1.53% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.99% 6.69% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 3
North East median annual salary £58,750 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.56% -25.00% +54.84%
10th Percentile £32,050 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,625 £60,500 £66,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £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 441 284 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.45% 22.90% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 364 247 285
North East median annual salary £40,875 £36,500 £35,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.99% +2.53% +1.71%
10th Percentile £19,250 £22,500 £21,850
90th Percentile £74,250 £56,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -10 11 £62,500 - 3
Durham -13 2 £20,000 -55.56% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 12 (54.55%) CISA
1 12 (54.55%) GDPR
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (36.36%) CISM
4 7 (31.82%) QiCA
4 7 (31.82%) IT Audit
5 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
5 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Capita
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Compliance Audit
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) CRISC
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
9 2 (9.09%) Office 365
9 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (9.09%) Proactive Management
9 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials

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 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) MPLS
1 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Security Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
3 5 (22.73%) IT Risk Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Assistant IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Audit Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Assistant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Audit Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technology Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Auditor
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) IT Audit
3 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.09%) ISMS
6 2 (9.09%) Proactive Management
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.55%) Information Management
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.55%) Security Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CISA
2 8 (36.36%) CISM
3 7 (31.82%) QiCA
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CISMP
5 2 (9.09%) CRISC
5 2 (9.09%) MCITP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) MCTS
6 1 (4.55%) CEH
6 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.55%) GIAC
6 1 (4.55%) GPEN
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) GDPR
2 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
5 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Capita
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow