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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 731 716 757
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +41
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 175 155 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 148 126 125
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 -2 164 £52,500 +5.00% 11
London +39 100 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East -33 29 £47,500 -7.31% 3
City of London +4 27 £46,000 -34.28% 4
Surrey +11 17 £47,500 -13.63%
Guildford +22 15 £47,500 -17.39%
North West -20 10 £34,500 -1.42%
Scotland - 9 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 9 £40,000 -
Manchester -3 8 £34,000 -2.85%
West Midlands -3 6 £40,000 -44.82%
Hampshire -12 6 £44,500 -32.83% 1
West Yorkshire -31 5 £29,000 -15.94%
Yorkshire -38 5 £29,000 -17.14%
Birmingham +6 4 £40,000 -44.82%
East Midlands -8 4 £40,000 -30.43%
Leeds -23 4 £29,000 -15.94%
Docklands, London - 4 £31,750 -
Lewes -8 3 - - 1
Berkshire -16 3 £42,500 -22.72% 1
East Sussex -27 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
Dagenham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hook -3 2 - -
Reading -9 2 £37,500 -31.81% 1
South West -28 2 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Farnborough - 2 £44,750 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £40,000 -30.43%
Cambridge -2 1 £65,000 -13.33%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £65,000 -13.33%

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 296 (88.62%) Information Security
2 262 (78.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 197 (58.98%) Security Management
4 184 (55.09%) Information Security Management
5 150 (44.91%) CISSP
6 149 (44.61%) Management Information System
7 108 (32.34%) Risk Management
8 94 (28.14%) Firewall
9 93 (27.84%) ITIL
10 87 (26.05%) Degree
11 72 (21.56%) RMADS
12 70 (20.96%) Security Cleared
13 64 (19.16%) Law
14 60 (17.96%) CISM
15 59 (17.66%) PCI DSS
16 56 (16.77%) Legal
17 54 (16.17%) Information Assurance
18 47 (14.07%) Risk Analysis
19 44 (13.17%) Network Security
20 41 (12.28%) Business Continuity
21 40 (11.98%) Windows
21 40 (11.98%) SOA
21 40 (11.98%) Data Protection
21 40 (11.98%) SIEM
22 39 (11.68%) CRAMM
22 39 (11.68%) Microsoft
23 37 (11.08%) TCP/IP
24 36 (10.78%) Project Management
25 35 (10.48%) Internet
26 34 (10.18%) CEH

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (5.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 18 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.29%) IIS
3 10 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.29%) MS Office
3 9 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.10%) MS Project
5 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) FastStats
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.29%) assyst
2 4 (1.20%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.60%) Summit
4 1 (0.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (28.14%) Firewall
2 44 (13.17%) Network Security
3 37 (11.08%) TCP/IP
4 35 (10.48%) Internet
5 29 (8.68%) VPN
6 22 (6.59%) SSL
7 17 (5.09%) Wireless
8 16 (4.79%) DHCP
8 16 (4.79%) DNS
9 12 (3.59%) NetScreen
9 12 (3.59%) IPsec
10 11 (3.29%) SAN
10 11 (3.29%) Intranet
11 9 (2.69%) DMZ
12 7 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.80%) LAN
14 3 (0.90%) WAN
14 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.60%) Broadband
15 2 (0.60%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.59%) MS Access
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.90%) Big Data
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
1 3 (0.90%) NUnit
General
1 64 (19.16%) Law
2 56 (16.77%) Legal
3 25 (7.49%) Finance
4 15 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.19%) Marketing
6 13 (3.89%) Retail
7 9 (2.69%) Advertising
8 8 (2.40%) Local Government
8 8 (2.40%) Banking
9 4 (1.20%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.90%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (25.45%) Analyst
2 77 (23.05%) Security Analyst
3 64 (19.16%) Consultant
4 49 (14.67%) Security Consultant
5 47 (14.07%) Security Manager
6 44 (13.17%) Information Analyst
6 44 (13.17%) Information Security Analyst
7 38 (11.38%) Security Specialist
8 34 (10.18%) Information Security Specialist
8 34 (10.18%) Information Specialist
9 30 (8.98%) Security Advisor
10 20 (5.99%) Information Security Consultant
11 19 (5.69%) Security Officer
12 18 (5.39%) Information Security Manager
12 18 (5.39%) Information Manager
13 15 (4.49%) CLAS Consultant
13 15 (4.49%) Information Security Officer
14 14 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
15 12 (3.59%) Programmer
15 12 (3.59%) Data Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (0.90%) jQuery
1 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
1 3 (0.90%) .NET
1 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.30%) HTML5
3 1 (0.30%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (0.30%) HTML
3 1 (0.30%) EDI
3 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 149 (44.61%) Management Information System
2 72 (21.56%) RMADS
3 33 (9.88%) CESG
4 29 (8.68%) CESG CLAS
5 28 (8.38%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (5.39%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.40%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.40%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.20%) NHS
9 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) CMDB
11 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.98%) Windows
2 20 (5.99%) UNIX
3 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.99%) Mac OS
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (88.62%) Information Security
2 197 (58.98%) Security Management
3 184 (55.09%) Information Security Management
4 108 (32.34%) Risk Management
5 93 (27.84%) ITIL
6 54 (16.17%) Information Assurance
7 47 (14.07%) Risk Analysis
8 41 (12.28%) Business Continuity
9 40 (11.98%) SOA
9 40 (11.98%) Data Protection
9 40 (11.98%) SIEM
10 39 (11.68%) CRAMM
11 36 (10.78%) Project Management
12 34 (10.18%) Cyber Security
13 33 (9.88%) Ethical Hacking
14 32 (9.58%) Risk Assessment
15 26 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (7.19%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (5.39%) Service Delivery
17 18 (5.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 4 (1.20%) C
3 3 (0.90%) C#
3 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.90%) SQL
4 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.30%) Java
4 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 150 (44.91%) CISSP
2 87 (26.05%) Degree
3 70 (20.96%) Security Cleared
4 60 (17.96%) CISM
5 34 (10.18%) CEH
6 30 (8.98%) SC Cleared
7 26 (7.78%) CISA
8 15 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.59%) CCNP
9 12 (3.59%) CCNA
9 12 (3.59%) JNCIA
10 11 (3.29%) GIAC
10 11 (3.29%) MCSE
10 11 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.69%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.40%) EnCE
13 4 (1.20%) IRCA
13 4 (1.20%) ISEB
13 4 (1.20%) CISMP
14 3 (0.90%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (78.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (17.66%) PCI DSS
3 33 (9.88%) SLA
4 29 (8.68%) JSP 440
5 18 (5.39%) ISO 9001
6 9 (2.69%) QA
7 8 (2.40%) ISO 14001
8 6 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.90%) COBIT
9 3 (0.90%) TickIT
10 2 (0.60%) BS7799
10 2 (0.60%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.30%) COSO
11 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.50%) Nessus
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.69%) Citrix
3 18 (5.39%) CheckPoint
3 18 (5.39%) Cisco
4 14 (4.19%) VMware
4 14 (4.19%) LogRhythm
5 13 (3.89%) Sophos
6 12 (3.59%) Juniper
6 12 (3.59%) Blue Coat
7 10 (2.99%) Mitel
8 7 (2.10%) SAP
9 5 (1.50%) NetIQ
9 5 (1.50%) CA
10 4 (1.20%) Dell
10 4 (1.20%) Huawei
11 2 (0.60%) NetApp
11 2 (0.60%) McAfee
11 2 (0.60%) EMC
11 2 (0.60%) HP
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Salary: 14,000 per year
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