The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 36 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.80% 3.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £51,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.07% -  
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 Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 82 56 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 29.50% 43.75% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63 34 31
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

CISSP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Northern Ireland

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Northern Ireland

CISSP
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
County Antrim -6 5 £42,500 -17.07%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) CISA
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) COBIT
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
5 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Information
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Security
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISMS
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) CCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CLAS
5 1 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft