The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 159 192
Rank change year-on-year +5 +33  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 101 73 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.60% 1.28% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.18% 5.29% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 42
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% -6.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,800 £67,250
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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1407 1379 1767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.24% 24.25% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1131 1347
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 West

CISSP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in the North West.

Salary trend for CISSP in the North West

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the North West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the North West

CISSP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Manchester -21 55 £55,000 - 10
Cheshire +17 35 £57,500 +27.77% 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 143 (71.14%) Information Security
2 118 (58.71%) CISM
3 76 (37.81%) Finance
4 70 (34.83%) Risk Management
5 67 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (30.85%) CISA
7 55 (27.36%) PCI DSS
8 48 (23.88%) Management Information System
9 45 (22.39%) Degree
10 41 (20.40%) Network Security
11 37 (18.41%) Cybersecurity
12 34 (16.92%) Firewall
13 33 (16.42%) Security Management
13 33 (16.42%) Retail
14 31 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (15.42%) Security Operations
15 28 (13.93%) Incident Management
15 28 (13.93%) Computer Science
16 27 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 26 (12.94%) Business Continuity
18 25 (12.44%) Banking
19 24 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
20 23 (11.44%) ITIL
20 23 (11.44%) Data Security
21 22 (10.95%) CEH
22 21 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
22 21 (10.45%) Legal
23 20 (9.95%) Information Security Management
23 20 (9.95%) Service Delivery
24 19 (9.45%) Information Assurance

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.99%) IBM Notes
1 4 (1.99%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.40%) Network Security
2 34 (16.92%) Firewall
3 21 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.98%) Internet
5 7 (3.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.48%) VPN
6 5 (2.49%) WAN
7 4 (1.99%) FTP
7 4 (1.99%) HTTP
7 4 (1.99%) SMTP
8 1 (0.50%) DMZ
8 1 (0.50%) IPsec
8 1 (0.50%) LAN
8 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.48%) GIS
2 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.50%) Big Data
3 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.50%) Ingres
General
1 76 (37.81%) Finance
2 33 (16.42%) Retail
3 25 (12.44%) Banking
4 21 (10.45%) Legal
5 12 (5.97%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.98%) Law
7 6 (2.99%) Marketing
8 4 (1.99%) Advertising
9 3 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.50%) Local Government
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (21.89%) Analyst
2 41 (20.40%) Consultant
3 39 (19.40%) Security Analyst
4 33 (16.42%) Security Manager
5 29 (14.43%) Security Consultant
6 22 (10.95%) Information Security Manager
7 21 (10.45%) Information Manager
8 18 (8.96%) Information Analyst
8 18 (8.96%) Information Security Analyst
9 15 (7.46%) Security Officer
10 13 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (5.97%) Senior Security Analyst
12 11 (5.47%) Head of Security
12 11 (5.47%) Information Security Officer
12 11 (5.47%) IT Consultant
12 11 (5.47%) IT Security Consultant
13 10 (4.98%) Architect
13 10 (4.98%) Head of IT
13 10 (4.98%) Security Architect
13 10 (4.98%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) Java EE
2 1 (0.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.88%) Management Information System
2 28 (13.93%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.97%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.98%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.99%) CESG
6 6 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.49%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.49%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.99%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.49%) iPad
10 2 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.50%) iPhone
11 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.47%) Windows
2 9 (4.48%) Linux
3 7 (3.48%) Unix
4 4 (1.99%) Solaris
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (71.14%) Information Security
2 70 (34.83%) Risk Management
3 37 (18.41%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (16.42%) Security Management
5 31 (15.42%) Security Operations
5 31 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (13.93%) Incident Management
7 27 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (12.94%) Business Continuity
9 23 (11.44%) Data Security
9 23 (11.44%) ITIL
10 20 (9.95%) Information Security Management
10 20 (9.95%) Service Delivery
11 19 (9.45%) Information Assurance
12 17 (8.46%) Data Protection
12 17 (8.46%) Risk Assessment
13 16 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (7.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (7.46%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.98%) C
2 1 (0.50%) C#
2 1 (0.50%) Java
2 1 (0.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (58.71%) CISM
2 62 (30.85%) CISA
3 45 (22.39%) Degree
4 24 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (10.95%) CEH
6 18 (8.96%) CLAS
7 17 (8.46%) Security Cleared
8 16 (7.96%) CIMA
9 15 (7.46%) CRISC
10 14 (6.97%) CISMP
11 12 (5.97%) MCSE
11 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (5.47%) ISSAP
13 10 (4.98%) CCNA
13 10 (4.98%) CCNP
14 9 (4.48%) PCI QSA
14 9 (4.48%) SANS
15 8 (3.98%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (3.98%) DV Cleared
15 8 (3.98%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (27.36%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.47%) COBIT
3 13 (6.47%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (6.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.98%) ISO22301
5 3 (1.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.50%) BS25999
6 1 (0.50%) COSO
6 1 (0.50%) GPG13
6 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.99%) Sendmail
1 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) CSIRT
1 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (7.96%) Cisco
2 8 (3.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.48%) CheckPoint
4 5 (2.49%) Citrix
5 4 (1.99%) Lotus
5 4 (1.99%) VMware
6 3 (1.49%) SAP
7 2 (1.00%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.00%) Avaya
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle
7 2 (1.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.00%) Splunk
8 1 (0.50%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.50%) Intel
8 1 (0.50%) Juniper
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