The table below looks at the statistics for ISSAP in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISSAP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 57 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.80% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.58% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - £52,500
ISSAP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
155 120 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.12% 19.58% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 125 95 132
Average salary £40,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,825 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISSAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ISSAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ISSAP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

ISSAP Salary Trend in Merseyside

ISSAP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Liverpool - 4 £55,000 -
ISSAP
North West

ISSAP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing ISSAP 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 ISSAP.

1 15 (100.00%) CISSP
1 15 (100.00%) CISM
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
1 15 (100.00%) ISSMP
2 10 (66.67%) COBIT
2 10 (66.67%) Law
3 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Information Security Management
4 8 (53.33%) Security Management
4 8 (53.33%) Retail
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
5 7 (46.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (13.33%) CISA
9 1 (6.67%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) Games

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing ISSAP 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 ISSAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 10 (66.67%) Law
2 8 (53.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) Information Security Management
3 8 (53.33%) Security Management
4 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CISSP
1 15 (100.00%) CISM
1 15 (100.00%) ISSMP
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) COBIT
2 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (46.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint