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 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 Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £75,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.89%
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
148 147 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.02% 22.55% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 95 116 106
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) Law
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISSMP
2 5 (83.33%) COBIT
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Games

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 6 (100.00%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) ISSMP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint