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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 161 221
Rank change year-on-year +5 +60  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 127 77 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.88% 1.38% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.53% 5.65% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 89 65 30
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 1488 1362 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.04% 24.34% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1148 1253
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -10 68 £53,750 +7.50% 11
Cheshire +20 54 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Merseyside -15 1 - -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 138 (66.03%) Information Security
2 114 (54.55%) CISM
3 94 (44.98%) Finance
4 84 (40.19%) CISA
5 67 (32.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (30.14%) Risk Management
7 48 (22.97%) Retail
8 46 (22.01%) PCI DSS
9 43 (20.57%) Degree
10 41 (19.62%) Management Information System
11 36 (17.22%) CRISC
12 32 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
14 29 (13.88%) Firewall
14 29 (13.88%) ITIL
15 26 (12.44%) Data Protection
15 26 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (11.48%) Network Security
17 23 (11.00%) Banking
18 22 (10.53%) Computer Science
19 21 (10.05%) Process Improvement
19 21 (10.05%) Service Delivery
20 20 (9.57%) Legal
20 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
21 19 (9.09%) Data Security
21 19 (9.09%) Security Management
21 19 (9.09%) CEH
22 18 (8.61%) Penetration Testing
22 18 (8.61%) SANS
22 18 (8.61%) GDPR

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 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
1 1 (0.48%) IIS
1 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.88%) Firewall
2 24 (11.48%) Network Security
3 16 (7.66%) Internet
4 7 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) DMZ
6 1 (0.48%) IPsec
6 1 (0.48%) LAN
6 1 (0.48%) SSL
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.70%) GIS
2 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.48%) Big Data
2 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.48%) Ingres
General
1 94 (44.98%) Finance
2 48 (22.97%) Retail
3 23 (11.00%) Banking
4 20 (9.57%) Legal
5 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.91%) Advertising
7 3 (1.44%) Billing
7 3 (1.44%) Games
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (25.84%) Analyst
2 44 (21.05%) Consultant
3 40 (19.14%) Security Analyst
3 40 (19.14%) Security Manager
4 38 (18.18%) Security Consultant
5 21 (10.05%) Information Security Manager
5 21 (10.05%) IT Consultant
6 20 (9.57%) IT Security Consultant
7 19 (9.09%) Information Manager
8 16 (7.66%) Information Analyst
8 16 (7.66%) Information Security Analyst
8 16 (7.66%) Risk Analyst
9 15 (7.18%) IT Analyst
10 13 (6.22%) Compliance Analyst
10 13 (6.22%) Risk Manager
11 12 (5.74%) Architect
11 12 (5.74%) CISSP Manager
11 12 (5.74%) Security Architect
12 11 (5.26%) CISSP Analyst
12 11 (5.26%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) Java EE
1 1 (0.48%) Middleware
1 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.62%) Management Information System
2 26 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.66%) Data Centre
5 14 (6.70%) Virtual Team
6 9 (4.31%) Internet of Things
7 7 (3.35%) CESG
8 6 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.91%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.44%) iPad
11 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.48%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.48%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.83%) Unix
2 4 (1.91%) Windows
3 2 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (66.03%) Information Security
2 63 (30.14%) Risk Management
3 32 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (13.88%) ITIL
6 26 (12.44%) Data Protection
7 21 (10.05%) Process Improvement
7 21 (10.05%) Service Delivery
8 19 (9.09%) Data Security
8 19 (9.09%) Security Management
9 18 (8.61%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (8.13%) Security Architecture
10 17 (8.13%) Security Operations
11 16 (7.66%) Identity Management
11 16 (7.66%) IT Strategy
12 15 (7.18%) IT Audit
12 15 (7.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (6.70%) Information Assurance
14 13 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (5.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.48%) C
1 1 (0.48%) C#
1 1 (0.48%) Java
1 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (54.55%) CISM
2 84 (40.19%) CISA
3 43 (20.57%) Degree
4 36 (17.22%) CRISC
5 20 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (9.09%) CEH
7 18 (8.61%) SANS
8 17 (8.13%) CISMP
9 16 (7.66%) CLAS
10 15 (7.18%) CIMA
10 15 (7.18%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (7.18%) Security+ Certification
11 14 (6.70%) MCSE
11 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (6.22%) CNA
12 13 (6.22%) CNE
12 13 (6.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 13 (6.22%) Novell Certification
13 9 (4.31%) CCNA
14 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (32.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (22.01%) PCI DSS
3 18 (8.61%) GDPR
4 14 (6.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (5.74%) COBIT
6 10 (4.78%) ISO 22301
7 9 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (2.87%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (1.91%) SLA
10 3 (1.44%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.96%) COSO
12 1 (0.48%) BS25999
12 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.48%) PMO
12 1 (0.48%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (4.78%) CheckPoint
2 6 (2.87%) Cisco
2 6 (2.87%) Juniper
3 5 (2.39%) SAP
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle
5 2 (0.96%) Avaya
5 2 (0.96%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.48%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix
6 1 (0.48%) HP
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