The table below looks at the statistics for ISSMP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISSMP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank 877 903 854
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -49
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.003% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +39.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +23.97%
ISSMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28136 30223 29203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.37% 27.18% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22164 24418 23847
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISSMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISSMP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISSMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISSMP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISSMP across the England region.

ISSMP Salary Trend in England

ISSMP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISSMP across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

ISSMP Salary Histogram in England

ISSMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSMP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 5 £57,500 -
South East - 1 £52,500 -
ISSMP
UK

ISSMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ISSMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISSMP.

1 24 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (95.83%) CISM
2 23 (95.83%) Information Security
3 22 (91.67%) ISSAP
4 17 (70.83%) COBIT
4 17 (70.83%) Information Security Management
4 17 (70.83%) Security Management
4 17 (70.83%) ITIL
5 16 (66.67%) Law
6 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
7 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
7 10 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Retail
9 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
10 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (12.50%) Firewall
10 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (12.50%) CISA
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) UNIX
10 3 (12.50%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 2 (8.33%) Finance
11 2 (8.33%) Legal
11 2 (8.33%) Games
12 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (4.17%) Security Testing

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ISSMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISSMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 16 (66.67%) Law
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Security Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.17%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (4.17%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Information Security
2 17 (70.83%) Information Security Management
2 17 (70.83%) Security Management
2 17 (70.83%) ITIL
3 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) SABSA
5 1 (4.17%) Information Management
5 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Security
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (95.83%) CISM
3 22 (91.67%) ISSAP
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) CISA
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CEH
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) PMP
6 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) COBIT
2 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco