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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 718 775 754
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 178 158 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 114 93
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -36.42%

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
89822 97669 86864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.68% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72985 79475 71416
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 2015 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 26 May 2015. 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 +57 159 £52,500 +14.13% 11
London +60 76 £55,000 +15.78% 4
South East +9 43 £50,000 +5.26% 1
City of London +47 20 £58,500 +23.15%
East Sussex +13 15 £27,000 - 1
Surrey +14 14 £50,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +10 12 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Lewes 0 11 £27,000 - 1
North West 0 8 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Leeds +27 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire +24 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East of England +24 7 £49,000 -44.00%
Suffolk +6 7 £49,000 -
Manchester +3 7 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Kent - 7 £72,500 -
Ipswich - 5 £49,000 -
Berkshire -2 4 £62,500 -
Reading -11 4 £62,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £36,000 -
Caerphilly - 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 £36,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £72,500 -
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Scotland +28 3 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Glasgow - 3 £38,000 - 1
Guildford -1 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £53,750 +22.85%
West Midlands -10 2 £45,000 +5.88%
High Wycombe - 2 £53,750 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 303 (90.99%) Information Security
2 286 (85.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 205 (61.56%) Security Management
4 195 (58.56%) Information Security Management
5 126 (37.84%) Risk Management
6 124 (37.24%) Management Information System
6 124 (37.24%) CISSP
7 113 (33.93%) CISM
8 99 (29.73%) PCI DSS
9 67 (20.12%) ITIL
10 64 (19.22%) Business Continuity
11 60 (18.02%) Finance
12 59 (17.72%) CISA
13 52 (15.62%) Data Protection
13 52 (15.62%) Security Cleared
14 49 (14.71%) SC Cleared
15 48 (14.41%) Legal
16 47 (14.11%) Cyber Security
17 46 (13.81%) Degree
18 40 (12.01%) Data Protection Act
18 40 (12.01%) Risk Assessment
18 40 (12.01%) CRISC
19 38 (11.41%) RMADS
20 36 (10.81%) Service Management
21 32 (9.61%) Disaster Recovery
22 30 (9.01%) Windows
22 30 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
23 27 (8.11%) Active Directory
24 26 (7.81%) Service Delivery
25 25 (7.51%) Citrix

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 24 (7.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.10%) IIS
4 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (7.51%) MS Office
2 14 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.90%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.20%) SaaS
2 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.71%) DHCP
1 19 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 19 (5.71%) DNS
2 15 (4.50%) Network Security
3 13 (3.90%) Firewall
4 9 (2.70%) LAN
5 6 (1.80%) WAN
6 3 (0.90%) SAN
7 2 (0.60%) Internet
7 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.30%) IPsec
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) SSL
8 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.60%) Big Data
3 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 60 (18.02%) Finance
2 48 (14.41%) Legal
3 23 (6.91%) Law
4 13 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.90%) Retail
5 11 (3.30%) Advertising
6 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.50%) Automotive
7 5 (1.50%) Marketing
8 4 (1.20%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 89 (26.73%) Security Manager
2 75 (22.52%) Analyst
3 68 (20.42%) Information Manager
4 66 (19.82%) Information Security Manager
5 54 (16.22%) Consultant
6 44 (13.21%) Security Analyst
7 41 (12.31%) Information Security Officer
7 41 (12.31%) Security Officer
8 35 (10.51%) Security Consultant
9 29 (8.71%) Information Analyst
9 29 (8.71%) Information Security Consultant
10 28 (8.41%) Information Security Analyst
11 19 (5.71%) Support Analyst
12 18 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (4.80%) CLAS Consultant
14 12 (3.60%) Information Security Specialist
14 12 (3.60%) Information Specialist
14 12 (3.60%) Security Specialist
15 11 (3.30%) Tester
15 11 (3.30%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.90%) .NET
1 3 (0.90%) WCF
2 2 (0.60%) RESTful
2 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.30%) COM
3 1 (0.30%) CSS
3 1 (0.30%) SOAP
3 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.30%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.30%) REST
3 1 (0.30%) jQuery
3 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 124 (37.24%) Management Information System
2 40 (12.01%) Data Protection Act
3 38 (11.41%) RMADS
4 23 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.71%) Fat Client
5 19 (5.71%) Thin Client
5 19 (5.71%) Blackberry
6 15 (4.50%) CESG
7 13 (3.90%) NHS
8 12 (3.60%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.70%) PKI
9 9 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
10 8 (2.40%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.50%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.20%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.60%) PMI
14 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
14 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.01%) Windows
2 19 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (1.80%) Linux
4 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (90.99%) Information Security
2 205 (61.56%) Security Management
3 195 (58.56%) Information Security Management
4 126 (37.84%) Risk Management
5 67 (20.12%) ITIL
6 64 (19.22%) Business Continuity
7 52 (15.62%) Data Protection
8 47 (14.11%) Cyber Security
9 40 (12.01%) Risk Assessment
10 36 (10.81%) Service Management
11 32 (9.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (7.81%) Service Delivery
14 24 (7.21%) Information Assurance
14 24 (7.21%) Security Architecture
14 24 (7.21%) SIEM
15 23 (6.91%) Change Control
16 22 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
17 21 (6.31%) Incident Management
17 21 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.10%) SQL
2 3 (0.90%) C#
3 2 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.30%) C++
4 1 (0.30%) Java
4 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (37.24%) CISSP
2 113 (33.93%) CISM
3 59 (17.72%) CISA
4 52 (15.62%) Security Cleared
5 49 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 46 (13.81%) Degree
7 40 (12.01%) CRISC
8 14 (4.20%) OSCP
9 6 (1.80%) CISMP
10 5 (1.50%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.20%) MBCS
11 4 (1.20%) CITP
11 4 (1.20%) GSEC
11 4 (1.20%) CCNP
11 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.20%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.60%) SSCP
12 2 (0.60%) GIAC
12 2 (0.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (85.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (29.73%) PCI DSS
3 25 (7.51%) SLA
4 23 (6.91%) ISO 9001
5 13 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (3.00%) ISO 14001
6 10 (3.00%) COSO
7 5 (1.50%) COBIT
8 3 (0.90%) QA
9 2 (0.60%) BS25999
10 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 27 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.80%) XenApp
3 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Nessus
1 1 (0.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 25 (7.51%) Citrix
2 18 (5.41%) Dell
3 15 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.70%) VMware
5 4 (1.20%) Remedy
5 4 (1.20%) HP
5 4 (1.20%) SAP
6 3 (0.90%) Cisco
6 3 (0.90%) McAfee
6 3 (0.90%) Websense
7 2 (0.60%) Splunk
7 2 (0.60%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.60%) NetIQ
7 2 (0.60%) Symantec
8 1 (0.30%) CA
8 1 (0.30%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.30%) Capita
8 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42863.00 - £61435.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Henderson Scott
Salary: Up to £55K + Company Benefits + Travel + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Fruition IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
PA Consulting
Posted: 20 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago