Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 140 179
Rank change year-on-year +18 +39 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 74 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.17% 1.62% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.88% 10.21% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 62 65
Median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -6.40% +19.05%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £83,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +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 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 338 725 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.16% 15.92% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 249 614 857
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,188 £21,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in West Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for CISSP in West Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020. 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 +10 18 £61,000 -9.29% 1
Halifax - 10 £60,000 -
Bradford - 2 £28,250 -
CISSP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 22 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (70.00%) CISM
2 21 (70.00%) Information Security
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) Firewall
5 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (36.67%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 10 (33.33%) CISA
7 10 (33.33%) SIEM
8 9 (30.00%) AWS
8 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
9 8 (26.67%) Web Filtering
9 8 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (26.67%) Network Security
9 8 (26.67%) GIAC
10 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
10 7 (23.33%) CEH
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (23.33%) ISMS
10 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
10 7 (23.33%) SANS
11 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) VPN
11 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (20.00%) Information Security Management
11 6 (20.00%) Security Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Azure
3 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 4 (13.33%) Serverless
4 2 (6.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) Network Security
3 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (20.00%) VPN
5 5 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) DSL
7 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (6.67%) LAN
9 1 (3.33%) DNS
9 1 (3.33%) HTTP
9 1 (3.33%) SMTP
9 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Informix
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.33%) Snyk
2 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Security Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Information Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Compliance Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Compliance Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Managing Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Security Compliance Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Cyberattack
5 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (70.00%) Information Security
3 11 (36.67%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (33.33%) SIEM
5 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
6 8 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (26.67%) Web Filtering
7 7 (23.33%) ISMS
7 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
8 6 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 6 (20.00%) Security Management
8 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (13.33%) Data Security
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 4 (13.33%) Kanban
10 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
10 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) Go
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) CISM
2 10 (33.33%) CISA
3 8 (26.67%) GIAC
4 7 (23.33%) CEH
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (23.33%) SANS
5 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) CCNP
6 4 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (10.00%) CCSP
8 2 (6.67%) Degree
8 2 (6.67%) GSEC
8 2 (6.67%) SSCP
8 2 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (3.33%) CISMP
9 1 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) COBIT
3 4 (13.33%) GDPR
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (3.33%) GLBA
5 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
5 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) NetApp