The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 55 69 80
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.73% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 1.98% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +27.27%  
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 Sheffield.

Academic & Professional Certification
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 104 101 173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 22.46% 16.03% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 146
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +31.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

CISSP
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Sheffield

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) ISMS
3 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Process Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Internal Audit
4 3 (37.50%) IT Audit
5 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (25.00%) iSeries
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Audit Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (25.00%) iSeries
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
1 5 (62.50%) ISMS
1 5 (62.50%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) Internal Audit
3 3 (37.50%) IT Audit
3 3 (37.50%) Process Management
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle