Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 194 222
Rank change year-on-year -33 +28 +48
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 82 156 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.86% 1.38% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 6.16% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 67 125 130
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £33,950 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1846 2532 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.36% 22.46% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 2122 2586
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,850 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -1 70 £48,750 -13.33% 2
North Yorkshire -6 8 £60,000 -4.00%
South Yorkshire +1 3 £98,750 +64.58% 1
East Yorkshire -9 1 £35,000 -50.00%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 68 (82.93%) Information Security
2 63 (76.83%) CISM
3 61 (74.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (52.44%) Risk Management
5 38 (46.34%) CISA
6 35 (42.68%) Finance
7 26 (31.71%) PCI DSS
8 25 (30.49%) CEH
9 20 (24.39%) Firewall
10 19 (23.17%) Cisco
11 18 (21.95%) Windows
11 18 (21.95%) Network Security
11 18 (21.95%) SIEM
12 17 (20.73%) CCNA
12 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
13 16 (19.51%) GIAC
13 16 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (18.29%) OWASP
15 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (17.07%) Security Operations
15 14 (17.07%) ITIL
16 13 (15.85%) CRAMM
16 13 (15.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 12 (14.63%) Data Protection
17 12 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
17 12 (14.63%) Linux
17 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
18 11 (13.41%) Unix
18 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) Firewall
2 18 (21.95%) Network Security
3 6 (7.32%) LAN
3 6 (7.32%) VPN
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.10%) WAN
4 5 (6.10%) Wireshark
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (4.88%) SNMP
6 3 (3.66%) Internet
7 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.44%) Wireless
7 2 (2.44%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.22%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Burp Suite
General
1 35 (42.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Consultant
1 32 (39.02%) Security Consultant
2 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 26 (31.71%) Security Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Information Security Consultant
4 21 (25.61%) Information Analyst
4 21 (25.61%) Information Security Analyst
5 12 (14.63%) Security Manager
6 11 (13.41%) CISSP Analyst
6 11 (13.41%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Information Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Architect
8 6 (7.32%) CISSP Consultant
8 6 (7.32%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 6 (7.32%) Security Architect
9 5 (6.10%) IT Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Operational Security Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Security Operations Manager
9 5 (6.10%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.98%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
3 11 (13.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (82.93%) Information Security
2 43 (52.44%) Risk Management
3 18 (21.95%) SIEM
4 16 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (18.29%) OWASP
6 14 (17.07%) ITIL
6 14 (17.07%) Security Operations
7 13 (15.85%) CRAMM
8 12 (14.63%) Data Protection
8 12 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.41%) High Availability
9 11 (13.41%) Security Architecture
10 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.76%) IT Audit
10 8 (9.76%) Security Auditing
10 8 (9.76%) Security Management
10 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.54%) ISMS
11 7 (8.54%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) C++
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (76.83%) CISM
2 38 (46.34%) CISA
3 25 (30.49%) CEH
4 17 (20.73%) CCNA
4 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (19.51%) GIAC
6 11 (13.41%) SANS
7 9 (10.98%) SSCP
8 8 (9.76%) CCIE
8 8 (9.76%) CCNP
8 8 (9.76%) CISMP
9 6 (7.32%) Degree
9 6 (7.32%) GSEC
10 4 (4.88%) CCDA
10 4 (4.88%) CRISC
11 2 (2.44%) CIMA
11 2 (2.44%) CLAS
11 2 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.44%) CREST Certified
11 2 (2.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (74.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (31.71%) PCI DSS
3 13 (15.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 8 (9.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.10%) GDPR
6 3 (3.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Firmware
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.88%) Nagios
1 4 (4.88%) WMI
1 4 (4.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Cisco
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) Darktrace
3 5 (6.10%) Symantec
4 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.88%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
4 4 (4.88%) VMware
5 3 (3.66%) McAfee
6 1 (1.22%) F5
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle