Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 190 273
Rank change year-on-year +3 +83 +42
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 209 164 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 1.42% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 5.92% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 140 153 75
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +21.05%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,625 £72,500 £82,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2929 2772 3373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.35% 24.00% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 2281 2605
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +9.38%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 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
Manchester -41 111 £55,000 - 7
Cheshire +36 76 £59,250 +28.11% 3
Lancashire -6 2 £32,500 -2.99% 3
Merseyside -15 1 - - 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 140 (66.99%) Information Security
2 118 (56.46%) CISM
3 92 (44.02%) Finance
4 89 (42.58%) CISA
5 77 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 45 (21.53%) PCI DSS
8 43 (20.57%) Retail
9 42 (20.10%) Management Information System
9 42 (20.10%) Degree
10 41 (19.62%) CRISC
11 34 (16.27%) ITIL
12 31 (14.83%) Firewall
13 29 (13.88%) Data Protection
14 28 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (12.92%) Cybersecurity
16 26 (12.44%) GDPR
17 25 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (11.00%) Network Security
18 23 (11.00%) Security Management
18 23 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (10.53%) Computer Science
19 22 (10.53%) Process Improvement
20 20 (9.57%) Legal
20 20 (9.57%) Service Delivery
20 20 (9.57%) CEH
21 19 (9.09%) Banking
21 19 (9.09%) Data Security
22 18 (8.61%) Penetration Testing
22 18 (8.61%) SANS

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 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 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 31 (14.83%) Firewall
2 23 (11.00%) Network Security
3 17 (8.13%) Internet
4 7 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.48%) DMZ
6 1 (0.48%) IPsec
6 1 (0.48%) LAN
6 1 (0.48%) LDAP
6 1 (0.48%) SSL
6 1 (0.48%) TACACS
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.74%) 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 92 (44.02%) Finance
2 43 (20.57%) Retail
3 20 (9.57%) Legal
4 19 (9.09%) Banking
5 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.91%) Advertising
7 3 (1.44%) Billing
7 3 (1.44%) Games
7 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (23.92%) Analyst
2 43 (20.57%) Consultant
2 43 (20.57%) Security Manager
3 38 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 37 (17.70%) Security Consultant
5 23 (11.00%) Information Security Manager
6 21 (10.05%) Information Manager
7 20 (9.57%) IT Consultant
8 19 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
9 16 (7.66%) Information Analyst
9 16 (7.66%) Information Security Analyst
9 16 (7.66%) Risk Analyst
10 14 (6.70%) IT Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Architect
11 13 (6.22%) CISSP Manager
11 13 (6.22%) Compliance Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Security Architect
12 12 (5.74%) CISSP Consultant
12 12 (5.74%) Risk Manager
13 11 (5.26%) CISSP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) Java EE
1 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.10%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.96%) 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
7 7 (3.35%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.91%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.44%) iPad
11 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.96%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.96%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.48%) FMCG
12 1 (0.48%) iPhone
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
1 140 (66.99%) Information Security
2 57 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 34 (16.27%) ITIL
4 29 (13.88%) Data Protection
5 28 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (12.92%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (11.00%) Security Management
8 22 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 20 (9.57%) Service Delivery
10 19 (9.09%) Data Security
11 18 (8.61%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (8.13%) IT Strategy
12 17 (8.13%) Project Management
12 17 (8.13%) Security Architecture
13 16 (7.66%) Identity Management
13 16 (7.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (7.18%) IT Audit
15 14 (6.70%) Security Operations
16 13 (6.22%) Information Security Management
16 13 (6.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.48%) C
1 1 (0.48%) C#
1 1 (0.48%) Java
1 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (56.46%) CISM
2 89 (42.58%) CISA
3 42 (20.10%) Degree
4 41 (19.62%) CRISC
5 23 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (9.57%) CEH
7 18 (8.61%) SANS
8 16 (7.66%) CISMP
9 15 (7.18%) CLAS
9 15 (7.18%) CompTIA Security+
9 15 (7.18%) Security+ Certification
10 14 (6.70%) CIMA
10 14 (6.70%) MCSE
10 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (6.22%) CNA
11 13 (6.22%) CNE
11 13 (6.22%) Novell Certification
12 12 (5.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 9 (4.31%) CCNA
14 7 (3.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (21.53%) PCI DSS
3 26 (12.44%) GDPR
4 14 (6.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (6.22%) COBIT
6 11 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (4.31%) ISO 22301
7 9 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (2.39%) ISO 9001
9 4 (1.91%) COSO
9 4 (1.91%) SLA
10 3 (1.44%) HIPAA
10 3 (1.44%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.48%) BS25999
11 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.48%) PMO
11 1 (0.48%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 8 (3.83%) Cisco
3 6 (2.87%) Juniper
4 5 (2.39%) SAP
5 4 (1.91%) Oracle
6 2 (0.96%) Avaya
6 2 (0.96%) Citrix
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.96%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.48%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.48%) HP
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
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