Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 197 198
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +40
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 115 131 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.18% 1.22% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.76% 5.55% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 88 104 138
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.20% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36,525 £27,500 £36,175
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,250
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 1,700 2,361 3,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.45% 21.93% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 1,957 2,337
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,250
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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
West Yorkshire +31 88 £45,000 +6.51% 7
North Yorkshire -9 20 £58,750 -6.00% 2
South Yorkshire +10 6 £97,500 +62.50% 1
East Yorkshire -3 1 £35,000 -50.00%
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 79 (68.70%) Information Security
2 71 (61.74%) CISM
3 59 (51.30%) CISA
4 58 (50.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (35.65%) Finance
6 31 (26.96%) CEH
7 28 (24.35%) Management Information System
7 28 (24.35%) Risk Management
7 28 (24.35%) Firewall
8 26 (22.61%) SSCP
9 25 (21.74%) PCI DSS
9 25 (21.74%) SIEM
10 23 (20.00%) Security Testing
11 22 (19.13%) Network Security
11 22 (19.13%) Windows
12 21 (18.26%) ITIL
12 21 (18.26%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (16.52%) SANS
15 18 (15.65%) GDPR
15 18 (15.65%) Security Architecture
15 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (13.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 16 (13.91%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (13.91%) Risk Assessment
17 15 (13.04%) Security Management
17 15 (13.04%) Data Protection
17 15 (13.04%) Degree
17 15 (13.04%) Compliance Audit
18 14 (12.17%) CISMP

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) IaaS
1 4 (3.48%) PaaS
1 4 (3.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.35%) Firewall
2 22 (19.13%) Network Security
3 10 (8.70%) Internet
3 10 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.83%) VPN
5 7 (6.09%) VLAN
6 6 (5.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (5.22%) MPLS
6 6 (5.22%) SNMP
7 5 (4.35%) HTTP
7 5 (4.35%) LAN
7 5 (4.35%) Wireless
7 5 (4.35%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.48%) DNS
8 4 (3.48%) SMTP
8 4 (3.48%) WAN
9 3 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.74%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.87%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Burp Suite
General
1 41 (35.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Legal
3 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (22.61%) Analyst
1 26 (22.61%) Security Analyst
2 22 (19.13%) Consultant
2 22 (19.13%) Security Consultant
3 20 (17.39%) Architect
3 20 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 18 (15.65%) Security Manager
5 15 (13.04%) Security Officer
6 14 (12.17%) IT Security Officer
7 13 (11.30%) Information Analyst
7 13 (11.30%) Information Security Analyst
7 13 (11.30%) Information Security Consultant
7 13 (11.30%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (7.83%) Information Manager
8 9 (7.83%) IT Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) IT Architect
8 9 (7.83%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) IT Security Architect
9 8 (6.96%) Risk Manager
10 7 (6.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) Middleware
2 4 (3.48%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.35%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) PKI
3 8 (6.96%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (5.22%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.48%) BYOD
5 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.87%) iPad
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.13%) Windows
2 13 (11.30%) Linux
3 10 (8.70%) Unix
4 4 (3.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.70%) Information Security
2 28 (24.35%) Risk Management
3 25 (21.74%) SIEM
4 23 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 21 (18.26%) ITIL
5 21 (18.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (15.65%) Security Architecture
7 18 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (13.91%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (13.91%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (13.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (13.04%) Compliance Audit
9 15 (13.04%) Data Protection
9 15 (13.04%) Security Management
10 14 (12.17%) Project Management
10 14 (12.17%) TOGAF
11 13 (11.30%) ISMS
11 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (10.43%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.48%) Python
3 2 (1.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.87%) C
4 1 (0.87%) C++
4 1 (0.87%) Java
4 1 (0.87%) Perl
4 1 (0.87%) PHP
4 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (61.74%) CISM
2 59 (51.30%) CISA
3 31 (26.96%) CEH
4 26 (22.61%) SSCP
5 19 (16.52%) SANS
6 15 (13.04%) Degree
7 14 (12.17%) CISMP
8 13 (11.30%) CCNA
8 13 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (11.30%) CRISC
9 12 (10.43%) GIAC
10 8 (6.96%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (5.22%) CCIE
11 6 (5.22%) CCNP
11 6 (5.22%) GSEC
12 4 (3.48%) CCDA
12 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
13 3 (2.61%) CSSLP
13 3 (2.61%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (50.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 18 (15.65%) GDPR
4 11 (9.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (7.83%) COBIT
6 7 (6.09%) ISO 31000
6 7 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (2.61%) NIST 800
9 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) Firmware
3 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) vSphere
4 3 (2.61%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.48%) Nagios
1 4 (3.48%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Cisco
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) CyberArk
4 5 (4.35%) McAfee
5 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.48%) NetIQ
5 4 (3.48%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.48%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.48%) VMware
6 2 (1.74%) FireEye
6 2 (1.74%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.87%) Google