Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 186 227
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41 +43
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 90 160 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.93% 1.43% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.95% 6.35% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71 133 119
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,500 £35,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1817 2520 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.68% 22.56% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 2122 2577
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,336 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
West Yorkshire -3 79 £47,500 -11.63% 13
North Yorkshire -24 9 £60,000 -4.00% 1
South Yorkshire +13 1 £120,000 +100.00%
East Yorkshire -5 1 £35,000 -50.00%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 72 (80.00%) Information Security
2 62 (68.89%) CISM
3 56 (62.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (45.56%) CISA
5 38 (42.22%) Finance
6 36 (40.00%) Risk Management
7 23 (25.56%) CEH
8 20 (22.22%) Firewall
8 20 (22.22%) Cisco
9 19 (21.11%) Windows
9 19 (21.11%) Network Security
9 19 (21.11%) PCI DSS
10 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 18 (20.00%) CCNA
10 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (18.89%) ITIL
11 17 (18.89%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 15 (16.67%) Data Protection
12 15 (16.67%) SIEM
13 14 (15.56%) OWASP
13 14 (15.56%) SSCP
14 13 (14.44%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
15 12 (13.33%) CRAMM
15 12 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 12 (13.33%) Compliance Audit
15 12 (13.33%) IT Audit
15 12 (13.33%) Unix
16 11 (12.22%) Linux

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) Firewall
2 19 (21.11%) Network Security
3 7 (7.78%) Internet
3 7 (7.78%) LAN
4 6 (6.67%) VPN
4 6 (6.67%) WAN
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (4.44%) SNMP
6 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.22%) Wireless
8 2 (2.22%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.11%) HTTP
9 1 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Burp Suite
General
1 38 (42.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Consultant
1 30 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 25 (27.78%) Analyst
2 25 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 19 (21.11%) Information Security Consultant
5 13 (14.44%) Security Manager
6 9 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Architect
7 8 (8.89%) Information Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Security Specialist
9 6 (6.67%) CISSP Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) CISSP Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) IT Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.11%) BYOD
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Unix
3 11 (12.22%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.00%) Information Security
2 36 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 17 (18.89%) ITIL
3 17 (18.89%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 15 (16.67%) SIEM
5 14 (15.56%) OWASP
6 13 (14.44%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
7 12 (13.33%) Compliance Audit
7 12 (13.33%) CRAMM
7 12 (13.33%) IT Audit
8 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (11.11%) Security Operations
10 9 (10.00%) ISMS
10 9 (10.00%) Security Management
11 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.89%) Information Security Management
11 8 (8.89%) Security Auditing
11 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.44%) Python
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) C++
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (68.89%) CISM
2 41 (45.56%) CISA
3 23 (25.56%) CEH
4 18 (20.00%) CCNA
4 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (15.56%) SSCP
6 11 (12.22%) CRISC
6 11 (12.22%) Degree
6 11 (12.22%) GIAC
7 10 (11.11%) CISMP
7 10 (11.11%) SANS
8 8 (8.89%) CCIE
8 8 (8.89%) CCNP
9 6 (6.67%) GSEC
10 5 (5.56%) CCDA
11 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.33%) CREST Certified
12 2 (2.22%) CLAS
12 2 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (62.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (21.11%) PCI DSS
3 12 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 10 (11.11%) GDPR
5 9 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (2.22%) COBIT
10 1 (1.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Firmware
2 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.44%) Nagios
1 4 (4.44%) WMI
1 4 (4.44%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Cisco
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) McAfee
4 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.44%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
4 4 (4.44%) VMware
5 3 (3.33%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.22%) Darktrace
6 2 (2.22%) Digital Shadows
6 2 (2.22%) FireEye
6 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) F5
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) NetIQ