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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 746 737 742
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 149 179 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 126 151 123
Average salary £53,750 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.36% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%

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
91567 96317 88175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.79% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 75321 76881 72152
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -15 139 £55,000 +4.76% 10
London +19 86 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South East +2 26 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Dagenham +15 19 £60,000 +33.33%
East of England +26 9 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Hampshire +22 8 £51,250 +15.16% 1
City of London +12 8 £52,500 +14.13% 1
South West +1 7 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex +18 5 £50,000 +75.43%
Yorkshire +6 4 £33,500 +15.51%
Wiltshire +5 4 £38,750 +10.71%
Lewes -1 4 £50,000 +75.43%
Southampton - 4 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £37,250 - 1
Swindon - 4 £38,750 -
Essex - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £75,000 -
East Midlands +5 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey +1 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Guildford -5 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Brentwood - 3 - -
Birmingham +11 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Leeds +10 2 £36,500 +25.86%
West Yorkshire +7 2 £36,500 +25.86%
Scotland +6 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester +1 2 £45,000 +73.07%
Nottingham -8 2 £36,750 -8.12%
Nottinghamshire -9 2 £36,750 -8.12%
Bristol -9 2 £52,500 -4.54% 2

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 314 (94.58%) Information Security
2 275 (82.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 199 (59.94%) Security Management
4 185 (55.72%) Information Security Management
5 138 (41.57%) CISSP
6 123 (37.05%) CISM
7 122 (36.75%) Management Information System
8 110 (33.13%) Risk Management
9 77 (23.19%) Business Continuity
10 70 (21.08%) PCI DSS
11 67 (20.18%) CISA
12 65 (19.58%) Finance
13 62 (18.67%) ITIL
14 47 (14.16%) Degree
15 46 (13.86%) Risk Assessment
16 42 (12.65%) Legal
16 42 (12.65%) Data Protection
17 38 (11.45%) CRISC
18 37 (11.14%) Security Cleared
19 33 (9.94%) RMADS
20 31 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
20 31 (9.34%) SC Cleared
21 29 (8.73%) OWASP
22 28 (8.43%) Project Management
22 28 (8.43%) Cyber Security
23 27 (8.13%) Information Assurance
23 27 (8.13%) Service Management
23 27 (8.13%) SQL
23 27 (8.13%) SQL Server

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (3.01%) IIS
2 8 (2.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (0.90%) Apache
4 2 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.52%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.52%) SaaS
2 5 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.12%) Network Security
2 16 (4.82%) Firewall
3 12 (3.61%) Wireless
4 8 (2.41%) DNS
4 8 (2.41%) DHCP
4 8 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.81%) LAN
6 3 (0.90%) VPN
7 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.60%) ADSL
7 2 (0.60%) Broadband
7 2 (0.60%) MPLS
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
8 1 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) HTTP
8 1 (0.30%) SSL
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 25 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.60%) MySQL
3 2 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 65 (19.58%) Finance
2 42 (12.65%) Legal
3 25 (7.53%) Law
4 18 (5.42%) Banking
5 10 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.81%) Advertising
8 5 (1.51%) Retail
8 5 (1.51%) Marketing
8 5 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.90%) Automotive
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (26.20%) Security Manager
2 70 (21.08%) Information Manager
3 69 (20.78%) Analyst
4 68 (20.48%) Information Security Manager
5 51 (15.36%) Consultant
6 44 (13.25%) Security Analyst
7 38 (11.45%) Security Consultant
8 32 (9.64%) Information Security Consultant
9 31 (9.34%) Information Security Officer
9 31 (9.34%) Security Officer
10 29 (8.73%) Information Security Analyst
10 29 (8.73%) Information Analyst
11 20 (6.02%) Compliance Analyst
12 18 (5.42%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.82%) Support Analyst
13 16 (4.82%) .NET Team Leader
14 15 (4.52%) Auditor
15 14 (4.22%) Compliance Manager
16 12 (3.61%) Information Specialist
16 12 (3.61%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.53%) .NET
1 25 (7.53%) WCF
2 18 (5.42%) SOAP
3 17 (5.12%) HTML
3 17 (5.12%) CSS
4 16 (4.82%) jQuery
4 16 (4.82%) Entity Framework
4 16 (4.82%) REST
4 16 (4.82%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.31%) RESTful
6 9 (2.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.60%) Web Services
7 2 (0.60%) Symfony
8 1 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 122 (36.75%) Management Information System
2 33 (9.94%) RMADS
3 27 (8.13%) Data Protection Act
4 21 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.61%) CESG
7 9 (2.71%) PKI
8 8 (2.41%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.41%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.41%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.11%) NHS
10 6 (1.81%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.51%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.90%) BYOD
14 2 (0.60%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.92%) Windows
2 11 (3.31%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.51%) Linux
4 3 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (94.58%) Information Security
2 199 (59.94%) Security Management
3 185 (55.72%) Information Security Management
4 110 (33.13%) Risk Management
5 77 (23.19%) Business Continuity
6 62 (18.67%) ITIL
7 46 (13.86%) Risk Assessment
8 42 (12.65%) Data Protection
9 31 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (8.73%) OWASP
11 28 (8.43%) Project Management
11 28 (8.43%) Cyber Security
12 27 (8.13%) Service Management
12 27 (8.13%) Information Assurance
13 25 (7.53%) Scrum
13 25 (7.53%) RAD
14 24 (7.23%) Business Continuity Planning
14 24 (7.23%) SIEM
14 24 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.13%) SQL
2 25 (7.53%) C#
3 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.30%) C
4 1 (0.30%) C++
4 1 (0.30%) Java
4 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 138 (41.57%) CISSP
2 123 (37.05%) CISM
3 67 (20.18%) CISA
4 47 (14.16%) Degree
5 38 (11.45%) CRISC
6 37 (11.14%) Security Cleared
7 31 (9.34%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.31%) CCNP
10 7 (2.11%) GCIH
10 7 (2.11%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.81%) CGEIT
12 5 (1.51%) OSCP
12 5 (1.51%) GSEC
12 5 (1.51%) CCNA
12 5 (1.51%) SSCP
13 4 (1.20%) SAP Certification
13 4 (1.20%) PCI QSA
13 4 (1.20%) ISACA
14 3 (0.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (82.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (21.08%) PCI DSS
3 25 (7.53%) ISO 9001
4 24 (7.23%) QA
5 18 (5.42%) COBIT
6 13 (3.92%) SLA
7 11 (3.31%) ISO 14001
8 9 (2.71%) BS25999
9 5 (1.51%) COSO
10 3 (0.90%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.60%) BS7799
11 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Nessus
1 1 (0.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (4.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.71%) Citrix
3 8 (2.41%) Dell
4 7 (2.11%) VMware
4 7 (2.11%) FireEye
5 5 (1.51%) SAP
6 4 (1.20%) HP
6 4 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.90%) Computacenter
8 2 (0.60%) Zend
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco
8 2 (0.60%) Splunk
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle
9 1 (0.30%) EMC
9 1 (0.30%) Avaya
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.30%) Qualys
9 1 (0.30%) Veeam
9 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.30%) Capita
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £49,111 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £3000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car,benefits
Posted: 7 days ago