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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 723 727 753
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 181 153 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 158 117 128
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £33,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £79,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%

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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 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
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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 +2 168 £54,000 -1.81% 13
London +42 102 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East +5 44 £45,000 -18.18% 3
City of London +21 26 £49,500 -7.90% 2
Hampshire +6 16 £47,000 -30.37%
Surrey -7 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Guildford +5 11 £60,000 -
East Sussex -10 8 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Scotland - 8 £40,000 -
North West -8 7 £26,000 -15.44%
Glasgow - 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire -5 6 £34,250 -51.07%
Lewes -8 5 £27,000 -34.93% 1
Farnborough - 5 £47,000 -
Reading -16 4 £33,000 -52.85%
West Midlands -20 4 - -
West Yorkshire -31 4 - -
Yorkshire -32 4 - -
Leeds -35 4 - -
South West -42 4 £36,250 -52.30% 1
Manchester -18 3 £26,000 -23.52%
Hook +5 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 £37,500 -34.78%
Wiltshire -7 2 £37,500 -52.68% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 2 - -
Birmingham -13 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -14 2 - -
North East -21 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £46,250 -
Shropshire - 2 - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 267 (80.66%) Information Security
2 262 (79.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 174 (52.57%) Security Management
4 166 (50.15%) Information Security Management
5 150 (45.32%) CISSP
6 133 (40.18%) Management Information System
7 109 (32.93%) Risk Management
8 100 (30.21%) Firewall
9 90 (27.19%) ITIL
10 78 (23.56%) Degree
11 65 (19.64%) Law
12 64 (19.34%) RMADS
13 63 (19.03%) CISM
14 62 (18.73%) Legal
15 59 (17.82%) Security Cleared
16 55 (16.62%) Information Assurance
17 54 (16.31%) PCI DSS
18 52 (15.71%) CESG
19 44 (13.29%) Active Directory
20 43 (12.99%) Windows
20 43 (12.99%) CESG CLAS
21 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (11.78%) Risk Analysis
22 39 (11.78%) TCP/IP
22 39 (11.78%) CEH
23 38 (11.48%) Business Continuity
23 38 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
23 38 (11.48%) Network Security
24 37 (11.18%) Ethical Hacking
25 36 (10.88%) SOA

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.14%) IIS
4 11 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (9.67%) MS Excel
1 32 (9.67%) MS Office
2 15 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.11%) MS Project
5 5 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) FastStats
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.32%) assyst
2 3 (0.91%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.60%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (30.21%) Firewall
2 39 (11.78%) TCP/IP
3 38 (11.48%) Network Security
4 29 (8.76%) VPN
5 26 (7.85%) Internet
6 24 (7.25%) Wireless
7 22 (6.65%) DNS
7 22 (6.65%) DHCP
8 18 (5.44%) SSL
9 17 (5.14%) SAN
10 11 (3.32%) Intranet
10 11 (3.32%) DMZ
11 10 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.81%) LAN
13 4 (1.21%) IPsec
14 3 (0.91%) NetScreen
14 3 (0.91%) WAN
15 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
16 1 (0.30%) NGN
16 1 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.21%) MS Access
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.91%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
1 3 (0.91%) NUnit
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (19.64%) Law
2 62 (18.73%) Legal
3 26 (7.85%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.74%) Finance
5 12 (3.63%) Retail
6 11 (3.32%) Banking
7 7 (2.11%) Advertising
8 6 (1.81%) Local Government
8 6 (1.81%) Marketing
9 4 (1.21%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.91%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.60%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (30.21%) Analyst
2 88 (26.59%) Security Analyst
3 56 (16.92%) Consultant
4 52 (15.71%) Information Analyst
5 51 (15.41%) Information Security Analyst
6 43 (12.99%) Security Specialist
7 42 (12.69%) Security Consultant
8 37 (11.18%) Information Security Specialist
8 37 (11.18%) Information Specialist
9 27 (8.16%) Security Advisor
10 25 (7.55%) Security Manager
11 19 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (5.44%) Information Security Consultant
12 18 (5.44%) Security Officer
12 18 (5.44%) CLAS Consultant
13 15 (4.53%) Network Engineer
14 14 (4.23%) Technical Support
14 14 (4.23%) Information Security Officer
15 11 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (3.32%) CLAS Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.21%) jQuery
2 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
2 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (0.91%) Web Services
2 3 (0.91%) .NET
2 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.60%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.30%) HTML5
4 1 (0.30%) Middleware
4 1 (0.30%) EDI
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (40.18%) Management Information System
2 64 (19.34%) RMADS
3 52 (15.71%) CESG
4 43 (12.99%) CESG CLAS
5 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (6.95%) Blackberry
7 17 (5.14%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.42%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.42%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.51%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.91%) NHS
11 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.91%) PKI
12 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.60%) Social Media
12 2 (0.60%) CMDB
13 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.99%) Windows
2 19 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (4.83%) UNIX
4 15 (4.53%) Mac OS
4 15 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (80.66%) Information Security
2 174 (52.57%) Security Management
3 166 (50.15%) Information Security Management
4 109 (32.93%) Risk Management
5 90 (27.19%) ITIL
6 55 (16.62%) Information Assurance
7 39 (11.78%) Risk Analysis
8 38 (11.48%) Business Continuity
8 38 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
9 37 (11.18%) Ethical Hacking
10 36 (10.88%) SOA
11 33 (9.97%) CRAMM
12 32 (9.67%) Data Protection
13 31 (9.37%) Project Management
14 27 (8.16%) SIEM
15 25 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
16 23 (6.95%) Cyber Security
17 21 (6.34%) Service Delivery
17 21 (6.34%) Migration
18 20 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.81%) C
2 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.21%) C#
3 4 (1.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (0.91%) SQL
5 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.30%) Python
5 1 (0.30%) Java
5 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (45.32%) CISSP
2 78 (23.56%) Degree
3 63 (19.03%) CISM
4 59 (17.82%) Security Cleared
5 39 (11.78%) CEH
6 29 (8.76%) CISA
7 27 (8.16%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.93%) GIAC
9 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.32%) MCSE
10 8 (2.42%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.42%) EnCE
11 6 (1.81%) CRISC
12 5 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (1.21%) IRCA
13 4 (1.21%) ISEB
14 3 (0.91%) CGEIT
14 3 (0.91%) CCNP
14 3 (0.91%) CCNA
14 3 (0.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (79.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (16.31%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.76%) SLA
4 26 (7.85%) JSP 440
5 17 (5.14%) ISO 9001
6 13 (3.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (3.02%) QA
8 4 (1.21%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.91%) TickIT
10 2 (0.60%) COBIT
11 1 (0.30%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.30%) BS7799
System Software
1 44 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.91%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.02%) Nessus
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.25%) Citrix
3 19 (5.74%) VMware
4 15 (4.53%) Mitel
5 10 (3.02%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.42%) Dell
7 7 (2.11%) NetIQ
7 7 (2.11%) Cisco
8 6 (1.81%) CA
9 5 (1.51%) LogRhythm
9 5 (1.51%) SAP
10 3 (0.91%) Sophos
10 3 (0.91%) Juniper
10 3 (0.91%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.60%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.60%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.60%) BT
11 2 (0.60%) Tableau
11 2 (0.60%) Tufin
12 1 (0.30%) Unica
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Bonus,
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £48k per year + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago