Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 177 217
Rank change year-on-year -68 +40 +29
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 83 185 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 1.59% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 6.92% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 60 143 118
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.86% +13.33% -6.74%
10th Percentile £33,450 £31,500 £32,100
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £60,375
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2025 2672 3308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 19.57% 22.98% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 2212 2671
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -3.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.15% +3.33% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -33 76 £47,500 -8.21% 6
South Yorkshire -12 4 £77,500 +33.62%
North Yorkshire -16 2 £75,000 +66.67%
East Yorkshire -10 1 £35,000 -46.15%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 (86.75%) Information Security
2 65 (78.31%) CISM
3 64 (77.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (56.63%) CISA
5 43 (51.81%) Risk Management
6 33 (39.76%) Finance
7 30 (36.14%) CEH
8 29 (34.94%) PCI DSS
9 20 (24.10%) Management Information System
10 19 (22.89%) Firewall
10 19 (22.89%) GIAC
10 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (20.48%) ITIL
12 16 (19.28%) Cisco
13 15 (18.07%) Windows
13 15 (18.07%) SSCP
14 14 (16.87%) CCNA
14 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (16.87%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
15 13 (15.66%) Data Protection
15 13 (15.66%) High Availability
15 13 (15.66%) SANS
16 12 (14.46%) Security Operations
16 12 (14.46%) Degree
17 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
17 11 (13.25%) Security Management
17 11 (13.25%) Network Security
18 10 (12.05%) ISMS
18 10 (12.05%) SIEM

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 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) Firewall
2 11 (13.25%) Network Security
3 9 (10.84%) Internet
4 6 (7.23%) Wireless
4 6 (7.23%) Wireless Security
4 6 (7.23%) Wireshark
5 5 (6.02%) HTTP
6 4 (4.82%) LAN
6 4 (4.82%) SNMP
6 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 4 (4.82%) WAN
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Burp Suite
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Legal
2 5 (6.02%) Publishing
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Analyst
1 26 (31.33%) Security Analyst
2 19 (22.89%) Consultant
2 19 (22.89%) Information Analyst
2 19 (22.89%) Information Security Analyst
2 19 (22.89%) Security Consultant
3 18 (21.69%) Security Manager
4 14 (16.87%) Information Security Consultant
5 13 (15.66%) CISSP Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Information Manager
6 11 (13.25%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (6.02%) CISSP Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Operations Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Security Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) SOC Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Management Information System
2 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.64%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Unix
3 6 (7.23%) Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Information Security
2 43 (51.81%) Risk Management
3 17 (20.48%) ITIL
4 14 (16.87%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Data Protection
5 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.66%) High Availability
6 12 (14.46%) Security Operations
7 11 (13.25%) Security Management
8 10 (12.05%) ISMS
8 10 (12.05%) IT Audit
8 10 (12.05%) SIEM
8 10 (12.05%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (10.84%) Information Security Management
9 9 (10.84%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (8.43%) CRAMM
11 7 (8.43%) Security Monitoring
12 6 (7.23%) Security Architecture
12 6 (7.23%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.02%) C
2 5 (6.02%) C++
2 5 (6.02%) Java
2 5 (6.02%) Perl
2 5 (6.02%) PHP
2 5 (6.02%) Ruby
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (78.31%) CISM
2 47 (56.63%) CISA
3 30 (36.14%) CEH
4 19 (22.89%) GIAC
5 15 (18.07%) SSCP
6 14 (16.87%) CCNA
6 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (15.66%) SANS
8 12 (14.46%) Degree
9 9 (10.84%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (10.84%) CREST Certified
9 9 (10.84%) Security+ Certification
10 6 (7.23%) CCDA
10 6 (7.23%) CSSLP
11 5 (6.02%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (6.02%) CISMP
11 5 (6.02%) OSCP
12 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (4.82%) CRISC
12 4 (4.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (77.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (34.94%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (7.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (7.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.82%) GDPR
6 3 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) WMI
2 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.20%) Nagios
2 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Cisco
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Symantec
4 2 (2.41%) McAfee
5 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.20%) F5
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.20%) VMware