The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 242 239 252
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 12 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.10% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.13% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
ISMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6178 5330 5730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.35% 79.56% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5091 4475 4898
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISMS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ISMS Salary Trend in the North West

ISMS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ISMS Salary Histogram in the North West

ISMS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Manchester -10 8 £26,000 -23.52%
Cheshire - 2 - -
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 17 (85.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (80.00%) ITIL
3 15 (75.00%) Information Security
4 11 (55.00%) CISSP
5 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
6 9 (45.00%) SIEM
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) EnCE
7 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Banking
9 4 (20.00%) Retail
9 4 (20.00%) CESG
9 4 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Web Development
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL V2
9 4 (20.00%) RMADS
9 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
10 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (15.00%) Security Management
10 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (15.00%) CISM

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing ISMS 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 ISMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Information Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Principle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Application Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CESG
1 4 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (20.00%) RMADS
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 15 (75.00%) Information Security
3 9 (45.00%) SIEM
4 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL V2
6 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.00%) Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
9 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) EnCE
3 3 (15.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) SSCP
4 2 (10.00%) CEH
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (85.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle