Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 73 100
Rank change year-on-year -21 +27 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 23 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.63% 2.91% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.67% 9.31% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 18
North East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -2.70%
10th Percentile £40,875 £35,488 £35,875
90th Percentile £69,875 £71,250 £64,125
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 300 419 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.20% 31.29% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 223 359 390
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,200 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £65,000 £57,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -4 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Durham +2 3 £65,750 -2.59%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 17 (73.91%) CISM
2 16 (69.57%) Information Security
2 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (60.87%) PCI DSS
4 10 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (39.13%) CEH
5 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (34.78%) GDPR
7 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
7 7 (30.43%) Compliance Audit
8 6 (26.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (26.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) CESG
8 6 (26.09%) SSCP
9 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (13.04%) GIAC
10 3 (13.04%) CISA
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (13.04%) 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 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Information Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Security Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) CESG
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (30.43%) Compliance Audit
4 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
7 2 (8.70%) ISMS
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (4.35%) OWASP
8 1 (4.35%) SIEM
8 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) CISM
2 9 (39.13%) CEH
3 6 (26.09%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) SSCP
4 3 (13.04%) CISA
4 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (13.04%) GIAC
4 3 (13.04%) GPEN
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.04%) OSCP
5 2 (8.70%) CRISC
6 1 (4.35%) CGEIT
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.35%) ISACA
6 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (60.87%) PCI DSS
3 8 (34.78%) GDPR
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (13.04%) SLA
5 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft