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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank - - 58
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +11.57%
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
156 151 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.89% 22.78% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 107 120 112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,052
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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) Law
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISSAP
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

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
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%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint