The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 741 780 765
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 157 110 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 133 85 93
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £41,480 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £75,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +61.29%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISMS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISMS within the UK.

ISMS Salary Trend in the UK

ISMS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

ISMS Salary Histogram in the UK

ISMS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England +45 153 £50,000 -31.03% 14
London +63 61 £55,250 -7.91% 7
South East +32 42 £50,000 -14.89% 1
City of London +48 21 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Surrey +11 17 £60,000 +9.09%
North West +2 13 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hampshire -19 10 £47,500 -11.62%
East Midlands +36 9 £40,000 -14.89%
Yorkshire -22 9 £45,000 -45.45% 2
Guildford -16 8 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £27,000 -
Manchester -10 7 £31,000 -11.42% 1
South West -24 6 £40,000 -48.38% 1
Lewes - 6 £27,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £53,750 -
Sheffield - 5 £32,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £32,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £40,000 -
Essex -6 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Leeds -7 4 £45,000 -45.45% 1
Wiltshire -13 4 £40,000 -47.36%
West Yorkshire -17 4 £45,000 -45.45% 1
East of England -23 4 £47,500 +2.70%
Chippenham - 4 £40,000 -
Colchester - 4 £47,500 -
Staines - 4 £50,000 -
Warrington - 4 £56,250 -
Middlesex +7 3 £57,000 -
Farnborough +6 3 £48,000 +1.05%
Berkshire -7 3 £57,500 -8.00% 1

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 282 (79.44%) Information Security
2 273 (76.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 200 (56.34%) Security Management
4 191 (53.80%) Information Security Management
5 151 (42.54%) Management Information System
6 143 (40.28%) CISSP
7 119 (33.52%) Risk Management
8 93 (26.20%) ITIL
9 86 (24.23%) Firewall
10 79 (22.25%) Legal
11 59 (16.62%) Degree
12 58 (16.34%) CISM
12 58 (16.34%) PCI DSS
13 57 (16.06%) RMADS
14 56 (15.77%) Law
15 54 (15.21%) CESG
16 52 (14.65%) Information Assurance
17 48 (13.52%) Active Directory
18 47 (13.24%) Security Cleared
19 46 (12.96%) Windows
20 45 (12.68%) Risk Assessment
21 43 (12.11%) CESG CLAS
22 42 (11.83%) TCP/IP
23 40 (11.27%) CEH
24 38 (10.70%) Network Security
25 37 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
25 37 (10.42%) MS Office
26 36 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
27 35 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
28 34 (9.58%) Finance

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 32 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (5.35%) IIS
4 17 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (10.42%) MS Office
2 34 (9.58%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.54%) MS Project
5 7 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.10%) assyst
2 2 (0.56%) RMDS
3 1 (0.28%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (24.23%) Firewall
2 42 (11.83%) TCP/IP
3 38 (10.70%) Network Security
4 28 (7.89%) VPN
5 26 (7.32%) DNS
5 26 (7.32%) DHCP
6 24 (6.76%) Wireless
7 18 (5.07%) Internet
8 17 (4.79%) SAN
9 14 (3.94%) SSL
10 12 (3.38%) Intranet
11 10 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (2.54%) DMZ
13 7 (1.97%) WAN
13 7 (1.97%) LAN
14 4 (1.13%) IPsec
15 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
16 1 (0.28%) VLAN
16 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) NUnit
1 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Moq
4 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 79 (22.25%) Legal
2 56 (15.77%) Law
3 34 (9.58%) Finance
4 21 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.10%) Banking
5 11 (3.10%) Retail
6 5 (1.41%) Local Government
7 3 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (28.73%) Analyst
2 81 (22.82%) Security Analyst
3 47 (13.24%) Information Analyst
4 46 (12.96%) Security Specialist
4 46 (12.96%) Consultant
5 43 (12.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 43 (12.11%) Information Security Specialist
5 43 (12.11%) Information Specialist
6 42 (11.83%) Security Manager
7 32 (9.01%) Security Consultant
8 29 (8.17%) Security Officer
9 26 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
9 26 (7.32%) Information Manager
10 25 (7.04%) Information Security Officer
11 21 (5.92%) CLAS Consultant
11 21 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (5.63%) Security Advisor
13 14 (3.94%) Network Engineer
14 10 (2.82%) Information Security Consultant
14 10 (2.82%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.41%) jQuery
2 4 (1.13%) .NET Framework
2 4 (1.13%) .NET
2 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.13%) Web Services
2 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (1.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (0.56%) HTML
4 2 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) EDI
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) WCF
5 1 (0.28%) LINQ
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss Seam
5 1 (0.28%) REST
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.28%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 151 (42.54%) Management Information System
2 57 (16.06%) RMADS
3 54 (15.21%) CESG
4 43 (12.11%) CESG CLAS
5 35 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (7.61%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.94%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (3.66%) Fat Client
8 13 (3.66%) Thin Client
9 12 (3.38%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.69%) NHS
11 4 (1.13%) PKI
11 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.85%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.56%) SCADA
13 2 (0.56%) Replication
13 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.28%) Mobile Computing
14 1 (0.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.96%) Windows
2 21 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (3.94%) Mac OS
3 14 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.66%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.10%) UNIX
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (79.44%) Information Security
2 200 (56.34%) Security Management
3 191 (53.80%) Information Security Management
4 119 (33.52%) Risk Management
5 93 (26.20%) ITIL
6 52 (14.65%) Information Assurance
7 45 (12.68%) Risk Assessment
8 37 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
9 36 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
10 33 (9.30%) Project Management
11 31 (8.73%) Business Continuity
12 30 (8.45%) Data Protection
13 29 (8.17%) Risk Analysis
13 29 (8.17%) Change Control
13 29 (8.17%) Cyber Security
14 26 (7.32%) Service Delivery
15 25 (7.04%) SOA
16 23 (6.48%) CRAMM
17 20 (5.63%) Security Architecture
17 20 (5.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.69%) JavaScript
1 6 (1.69%) C
2 5 (1.41%) C#
3 4 (1.13%) SQL
4 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.28%) Python
5 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 143 (40.28%) CISSP
2 59 (16.62%) Degree
3 58 (16.34%) CISM
4 47 (13.24%) Security Cleared
5 40 (11.27%) CEH
6 30 (8.45%) SC Cleared
7 26 (7.32%) CISA
8 15 (4.23%) GIAC
9 13 (3.66%) CRISC
10 11 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.10%) MCSE
11 6 (1.69%) CISMP
11 6 (1.69%) OSCP
11 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.13%) EnCE
13 3 (0.85%) SSCP
13 3 (0.85%) CGEIT
14 2 (0.56%) VCP5
14 2 (0.56%) IRCA
14 2 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (76.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (16.34%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.17%) SLA
4 22 (6.20%) ISO 9001
5 19 (5.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (4.51%) JSP 440
7 7 (1.97%) QA
8 4 (1.13%) COSO
8 4 (1.13%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.28%) TickIT
9 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (13.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.69%) XenApp
4 2 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.82%) Nessus
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (8.45%) Citrix
2 27 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.07%) VMware
4 14 (3.94%) Mitel
5 13 (3.66%) Dell
6 7 (1.97%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.97%) NetIQ
7 6 (1.69%) CA
7 6 (1.69%) Cisco
8 4 (1.13%) Remedy
9 3 (0.85%) SAP
10 2 (0.56%) Symantec
10 2 (0.56%) BT
10 2 (0.56%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.28%) Tableau
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago