The table below looks at the statistics for ISSMP in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISSMP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank 61 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% - 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% - 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £85,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +65.85%
ISSMP
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
143 140 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.01% 21.94% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 107 112 125
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,565 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISSMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ISSMP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ISSMP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

ISSMP Salary Trend in Merseyside

ISSMP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSMP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 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 - 1 £55,000 -
ISSMP
North West

ISSMP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 6 (85.71%) COBIT
2 6 (85.71%) Law
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security Management
3 5 (71.43%) Security Management
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security Management
2 5 (71.43%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) COBIT
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint