Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 214 186
Rank change year-on-year +40 -28 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 82 63 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.20% 0.87% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 4.03% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 101
West Yorkshire median annual salary £48,250 £43,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.21% -18.10% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,375 £67,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £53,000 £44,516 £52,500
% change year-on-year +19.06% -15.21% +5.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,175 1,563 2,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.13% 21.50% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1,324 1,563
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in West Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for CISSP in West Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in West Yorkshire

CISSP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Leeds +30 60 £53,000 +41.33% 11
Keighley -4 14 £40,000 +6.67%
Bradford -14 3 £54,000 +25.58% 3
Wakefield -5 1 £40,000 -33.33% 2
CISSP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 55 (67.07%) CISM
2 54 (65.85%) Information Security
3 48 (58.54%) CISA
4 40 (48.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (36.59%) CEH
5 30 (36.59%) Finance
6 25 (30.49%) SSCP
7 24 (29.27%) Risk Management
8 21 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (23.17%) SANS
10 19 (23.17%) Management Information System
11 18 (21.95%) PCI DSS
12 15 (18.29%) Firewall
13 14 (17.07%) Security Testing
13 14 (17.07%) Degree
13 14 (17.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 14 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (17.07%) SIEM
13 14 (17.07%) Data Loss Prevention
14 13 (15.85%) CRISC
14 13 (15.85%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (15.85%) Security Management
14 13 (15.85%) ITIL
15 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
15 12 (14.63%) Mobile Device Management
15 12 (14.63%) GDPR
16 11 (13.41%) IT Audit

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) IaaS
1 4 (4.88%) PaaS
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
2 10 (12.20%) Network Security
3 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.54%) Internet
4 7 (8.54%) VPN
5 6 (7.32%) HTTP
5 6 (7.32%) MPLS
5 6 (7.32%) VLAN
5 6 (7.32%) Wireless
6 4 (4.88%) DNS
6 4 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.88%) SMTP
6 4 (4.88%) SNMP
6 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.66%) LAN
7 3 (3.66%) WAN
8 2 (2.44%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Burp Suite
General
1 30 (36.59%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Legal
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Security Manager
1 16 (19.51%) Security Officer
2 15 (18.29%) IT Security Officer
3 14 (17.07%) Consultant
4 13 (15.85%) Architect
4 13 (15.85%) Information Security Manager
4 13 (15.85%) Security Architect
4 13 (15.85%) Security Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) Information Manager
6 8 (9.76%) IT Architect
6 8 (9.76%) IT Security Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) Risk Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Information Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Risk Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Information Security Risk Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.20%) PKI
3 8 (9.76%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (4.88%) BYOD
5 3 (3.66%) Cyberattack
5 3 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.85%) Information Security
2 24 (29.27%) Risk Management
3 21 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (17.07%) Data Loss Prevention
5 14 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (17.07%) Security Testing
5 14 (17.07%) SIEM
5 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 14 (17.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (15.85%) ITIL
6 13 (15.85%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (15.85%) Security Management
7 12 (14.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (13.41%) IT Audit
9 10 (12.20%) Business Development
9 10 (12.20%) Information Security Management
9 10 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (12.20%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.44%) C
2 2 (2.44%) C++
2 2 (2.44%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) Perl
2 2 (2.44%) PHP
2 2 (2.44%) Python
2 2 (2.44%) Ruby
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (67.07%) CISM
2 48 (58.54%) CISA
3 30 (36.59%) CEH
4 25 (30.49%) SSCP
5 19 (23.17%) SANS
6 14 (17.07%) Degree
7 13 (15.85%) CRISC
8 10 (12.20%) CISMP
9 9 (10.98%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (10.98%) GIAC
10 5 (6.10%) CSSLP
11 4 (4.88%) CCNA
11 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
12 3 (3.66%) CCIE
12 3 (3.66%) CCNP
12 3 (3.66%) CREST Certified
12 3 (3.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (3.66%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (48.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (21.95%) PCI DSS
3 12 (14.63%) GDPR
4 7 (8.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (8.54%) ISO 31000
5 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (6.10%) COBIT
7 4 (4.88%) NIST 800
8 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (2.44%) Nagios
1 2 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) CyberArk
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) NetIQ
3 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.44%) FireEye
3 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
3 2 (2.44%) McAfee
3 2 (2.44%) Palo Alto
3 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) CA
4 1 (1.22%) Google