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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 718 723 735
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 179 158 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 156 122 125
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,843
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +14.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £34,000 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £60,000
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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
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 24 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 24 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 +2 167 £54,000 -1.81% 15
London +68 100 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East +4 45 £45,000 -18.18% 5
City of London +34 25 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Hampshire +1 16 £47,000 -30.37% 1
Surrey +2 12 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Guildford +2 10 £60,000 -
East Sussex -3 9 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Scotland 0 7 £40,000 +8.10%
North West -23 7 £26,000 -23.52%
Lewes -8 6 £27,000 -34.93%
Berkshire -11 6 £34,250 -51.07%
Glasgow - 6 £40,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £47,000 -
Reading -9 4 £33,000 -52.85%
West Midlands -16 4 - -
Leeds -20 4 - -
West Yorkshire -35 4 - -
South West -45 4 £36,250 -52.30% 3
Yorkshire -50 4 - -
Manchester -5 3 £26,000 -23.52%
East Midlands +4 2 £37,500 -34.78%
Hook +4 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 2 - -
Birmingham -12 2 - -
Wiltshire -13 2 £37,500 -52.68% 2
Tyne and Wear -22 2 - -
North East -22 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 2 - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 (80.18%) Information Security
2 266 (79.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 176 (52.85%) Security Management
4 168 (50.45%) Information Security Management
5 147 (44.14%) CISSP
6 134 (40.24%) Management Information System
7 110 (33.03%) Risk Management
8 99 (29.73%) Firewall
9 89 (26.73%) ITIL
10 79 (23.72%) Degree
11 65 (19.52%) Law
11 65 (19.52%) RMADS
12 63 (18.92%) Legal
13 61 (18.32%) CISM
14 57 (17.12%) Security Cleared
15 55 (16.52%) Information Assurance
16 54 (16.22%) PCI DSS
17 50 (15.02%) CESG
18 45 (13.51%) Active Directory
19 43 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (12.61%) Windows
20 42 (12.61%) CESG CLAS
21 39 (11.71%) CEH
21 39 (11.71%) TCP/IP
21 39 (11.71%) Risk Analysis
22 38 (11.41%) Network Security
22 38 (11.41%) Risk Assessment
23 37 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
24 36 (10.81%) Business Continuity
25 35 (10.51%) SOA

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 26 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.11%) IIS
4 12 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (9.91%) MS Office
2 32 (9.61%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.10%) MS Project
6 5 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) FastStats
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.30%) assyst
2 3 (0.90%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.60%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (29.73%) Firewall
2 39 (11.71%) TCP/IP
3 38 (11.41%) Network Security
4 29 (8.71%) VPN
5 24 (7.21%) Internet
5 24 (7.21%) Wireless
6 23 (6.91%) DNS
6 23 (6.91%) DHCP
7 17 (5.11%) SSL
7 17 (5.11%) SAN
8 11 (3.30%) DMZ
8 11 (3.30%) Intranet
9 10 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.80%) LAN
11 3 (0.90%) WAN
11 3 (0.90%) IPsec
12 2 (0.60%) NetScreen
12 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.30%) VLAN
13 1 (0.30%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.20%) MS Access
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.90%) Big Data
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.90%) NUnit
1 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (19.52%) Law
2 63 (18.92%) Legal
3 24 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.41%) Finance
5 12 (3.60%) Retail
6 11 (3.30%) Banking
7 7 (2.10%) Advertising
8 6 (1.80%) Local Government
8 6 (1.80%) Marketing
9 4 (1.20%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.90%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.60%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (30.63%) Analyst
2 88 (26.43%) Security Analyst
3 57 (17.12%) Consultant
4 52 (15.62%) Information Analyst
5 51 (15.32%) Information Security Analyst
6 42 (12.61%) Security Specialist
6 42 (12.61%) Security Consultant
7 37 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
7 37 (11.11%) Information Specialist
8 26 (7.81%) Security Manager
8 26 (7.81%) Security Advisor
9 20 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (5.71%) CLAS Consultant
11 18 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
12 17 (5.11%) Security Officer
13 15 (4.50%) Network Engineer
14 14 (4.20%) Technical Support
15 13 (3.90%) Information Security Officer
16 11 (3.30%) Deskside Support
16 11 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) jQuery
2 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
2 3 (0.90%) .NET
2 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.90%) Web Services
2 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (0.60%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (0.30%) EDI
4 1 (0.30%) Middleware
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 134 (40.24%) Management Information System
2 65 (19.52%) RMADS
3 50 (15.02%) CESG
4 43 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (12.61%) CESG CLAS
6 24 (7.21%) Blackberry
7 15 (4.50%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.70%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.70%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.20%) PKI
10 4 (1.20%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.90%) NHS
11 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.60%) CMDB
12 2 (0.60%) Social Media
12 2 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.61%) Windows
2 19 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (4.50%) Mac OS
3 15 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.20%) UNIX
5 9 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (80.18%) Information Security
2 176 (52.85%) Security Management
3 168 (50.45%) Information Security Management
4 110 (33.03%) Risk Management
5 89 (26.73%) ITIL
6 55 (16.52%) Information Assurance
7 39 (11.71%) Risk Analysis
8 38 (11.41%) Risk Assessment
9 37 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 36 (10.81%) Business Continuity
11 35 (10.51%) SOA
12 32 (9.61%) CRAMM
13 31 (9.31%) Project Management
14 30 (9.01%) Data Protection
15 27 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
16 26 (7.81%) SIEM
17 24 (7.21%) Cyber Security
18 21 (6.31%) Change Control
18 21 (6.31%) Service Delivery
19 20 (6.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.80%) C
2 5 (1.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.20%) C#
3 4 (1.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (0.90%) SQL
5 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.30%) Python
5 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 147 (44.14%) CISSP
2 79 (23.72%) Degree
3 61 (18.32%) CISM
4 57 (17.12%) Security Cleared
5 39 (11.71%) CEH
6 27 (8.11%) CISA
7 26 (7.81%) SC Cleared
8 14 (4.20%) GIAC
9 11 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.30%) MCSE
10 8 (2.40%) EnCE
11 7 (2.10%) CRISC
11 7 (2.10%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.20%) IRCA
12 4 (1.20%) ISEB
13 3 (0.90%) OSCP
13 3 (0.90%) CGEIT
14 2 (0.60%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (79.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.71%) SLA
4 26 (7.81%) JSP 440
5 17 (5.11%) ISO 9001
6 13 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (3.00%) QA
8 5 (1.50%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.90%) TickIT
10 2 (0.60%) COBIT
11 1 (0.30%) BS7799
11 1 (0.30%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.00%) Nessus
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.51%) Citrix
3 19 (5.71%) VMware
4 15 (4.50%) Mitel
5 9 (2.70%) Dell
5 9 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.10%) NetIQ
7 6 (1.80%) Cisco
8 5 (1.50%) CA
8 5 (1.50%) SAP
9 3 (0.90%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.60%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.60%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.60%) Tableau
10 2 (0.60%) Juniper
10 2 (0.60%) Sophos
10 2 (0.60%) BT
11 1 (0.30%) Symantec
11 1 (0.30%) McAfee
11 1 (0.30%) NetApp
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Salary: £27000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
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ITF Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
England
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Bonus,
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
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