Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 237 143 208
Rank change year-on-year -94 +65 -20
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 31 17 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.62% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 3.90% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 65
10th Percentile £39,025 £40,875 £42,000
25th Percentile £48,688 £47,813 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £55,000 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% -5.98% +6.36%
75th Percentile £65,313 £62,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,450 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +0.78%

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 1,023 436 1,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.20% 15.92% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 842 360 1,242
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,108 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -73 27 £55,000 - 9
South Yorkshire -44 5 £62,500 +56.25% 1
North Yorkshire -8 3 £61,250 -11.23% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 27 (87.10%) Information Security
2 23 (74.19%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (51.61%) CISM
4 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (22.58%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) NIST
8 6 (19.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
8 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
9 5 (16.13%) Advanced Persistent Threat
9 5 (16.13%) GISP
9 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
9 5 (16.13%) BYOD
9 5 (16.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (16.13%) RESILIA
9 5 (16.13%) NCSC
9 5 (16.13%) Security Management
9 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (16.13%) GIAC
9 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared

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 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) RESILIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (6.45%) AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
1 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) BYOD
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Information Security
2 23 (74.19%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
4 7 (22.58%) Threat Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (16.13%) Advanced Persistent Threat
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (16.13%) Security Management
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) Information Security Governance
8 3 (9.68%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (9.68%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (9.68%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) CISM
2 8 (25.81%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (16.13%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) GIAC
3 5 (16.13%) GISP
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (6.45%) CCSP
4 2 (6.45%) CISA
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CRISC
4 2 (6.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SANS
4 2 (6.45%) SSCP
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (19.35%) NIST
3 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 5 (16.13%) NCSC
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (9.68%) COBIT
5 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
6 2 (6.45%) GDPR
7 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (3.23%) GRC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Aruba
1 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
1 3 (9.68%) McAfee
2 2 (6.45%) LogRhythm
2 2 (6.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com