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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 746 777 734
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -43
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 151 154 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 122 123 123
Average salary £53,750 £46,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -27.27%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +34 140 £52,500 +14.13% 10
London +17 70 £60,000 +20.00% 3
South East +38 38 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Dagenham +12 16 £60,000 +33.33%
East Sussex +21 14 £50,000 -
East of England +19 11 £54,500 -37.71% 1
Lewes -3 10 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +1 8 £33,500 +11.66%
Surrey -9 8 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +9 6 £60,000 +34.83%
City of London +2 6 £55,000 +19.56% 1
Manchester -2 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North West -9 6 £32,500 -7.14% 2
South West -11 5 £42,500 -22.72%
West Yorkshire +9 4 - -
Hertfordshire +2 4 £75,000 -14.28%
Leeds +1 4 - -
Ipswich - 4 £49,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £37,250 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £42,500 -
Swindon - 4 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £49,000 -
Guildford -7 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Skipton - 3 £33,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £33,500 -
East Midlands -7 2 £30,000 +5.26%
Essex - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Aldershot - 2 £60,000 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 312 (92.86%) Information Security
2 284 (84.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 193 (57.44%) Security Management
4 179 (53.27%) Information Security Management
5 138 (41.07%) CISSP
6 119 (35.42%) CISM
7 114 (33.93%) Management Information System
8 111 (33.04%) Risk Management
9 85 (25.30%) PCI DSS
10 74 (22.02%) ITIL
11 71 (21.13%) Business Continuity
12 63 (18.75%) Finance
12 63 (18.75%) CISA
13 51 (15.18%) Data Protection
14 50 (14.88%) Security Cleared
15 46 (13.69%) Legal
15 46 (13.69%) Risk Assessment
15 46 (13.69%) Degree
16 45 (13.39%) SC Cleared
17 41 (12.20%) Cyber Security
18 38 (11.31%) Data Protection Act
19 36 (10.71%) CRISC
19 36 (10.71%) RMADS
20 32 (9.52%) Service Management
21 30 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (8.93%) OWASP
21 30 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (8.33%) Project Management
23 27 (8.04%) Information Assurance
24 26 (7.74%) Law

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (2.98%) IIS
3 2 (0.60%) Apache
3 2 (0.60%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.87%) SaaS
2 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.76%) Network Security
2 14 (4.17%) Firewall
3 10 (2.98%) DHCP
3 10 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.98%) DNS
4 5 (1.49%) Wireless
4 5 (1.49%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) VPN
5 2 (0.60%) Internet
5 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.30%) MPLS
6 1 (0.30%) IPsec
6 1 (0.30%) ADSL
6 1 (0.30%) Broadband
6 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 20 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (18.75%) Finance
2 46 (13.69%) Legal
3 26 (7.74%) Law
4 15 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.98%) Banking
5 10 (2.98%) Advertising
6 8 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.79%) Marketing
8 5 (1.49%) Retail
8 5 (1.49%) Automotive
8 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
9 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (25.89%) Security Manager
2 68 (20.24%) Analyst
3 67 (19.94%) Information Manager
4 66 (19.64%) Information Security Manager
5 58 (17.26%) Consultant
6 41 (12.20%) Security Analyst
6 41 (12.20%) Security Consultant
7 35 (10.42%) Information Security Consultant
8 33 (9.82%) Security Officer
8 33 (9.82%) Information Security Officer
9 30 (8.93%) Information Security Analyst
9 30 (8.93%) Information Analyst
10 18 (5.36%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.46%) Team Leader
12 14 (4.17%) Compliance Analyst
13 12 (3.57%) Information Specialist
13 12 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (3.57%) Information Security Specialist
13 12 (3.57%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.95%) .NET
1 20 (5.95%) WCF
2 12 (3.57%) HTML
2 12 (3.57%) CSS
2 12 (3.57%) SOAP
3 11 (3.27%) .NET Framework
3 11 (3.27%) Entity Framework
3 11 (3.27%) REST
3 11 (3.27%) jQuery
4 10 (2.98%) RESTful
5 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) Symfony
6 1 (0.30%) Web Services
6 1 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 114 (33.93%) Management Information System
2 38 (11.31%) Data Protection Act
3 36 (10.71%) RMADS
4 15 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.17%) CESG
6 12 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.98%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.98%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.98%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.68%) PKI
9 8 (2.38%) NHS
9 8 (2.38%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.79%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.49%) Smart Meter
13 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.89%) BYOD
15 2 (0.60%) Cybercrime
15 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.65%) Windows
2 13 (3.87%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.49%) Linux
4 3 (0.89%) UNIX
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (92.86%) Information Security
2 193 (57.44%) Security Management
3 179 (53.27%) Information Security Management
4 111 (33.04%) Risk Management
5 74 (22.02%) ITIL
6 71 (21.13%) Business Continuity
7 51 (15.18%) Data Protection
8 46 (13.69%) Risk Assessment
9 41 (12.20%) Cyber Security
10 32 (9.52%) Service Management
11 30 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (8.93%) OWASP
11 30 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (8.33%) Project Management
13 27 (8.04%) Information Assurance
14 25 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (7.44%) SIEM
15 24 (7.14%) Incident Management
16 20 (5.95%) RAD
16 20 (5.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.55%) SQL
2 20 (5.95%) C#
3 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.30%) C
3 1 (0.30%) C++
3 1 (0.30%) Java
3 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 138 (41.07%) CISSP
2 119 (35.42%) CISM
3 63 (18.75%) CISA
4 50 (14.88%) Security Cleared
5 46 (13.69%) Degree
6 45 (13.39%) SC Cleared
7 36 (10.71%) CRISC
8 11 (3.27%) OSCP
9 10 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.68%) CCNP
11 7 (2.08%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.79%) CGEIT
12 6 (1.79%) CISMP
12 6 (1.79%) GCIH
13 4 (1.19%) SAP Certification
13 4 (1.19%) SSCP
13 4 (1.19%) CITP
13 4 (1.19%) MBCS
13 4 (1.19%) GSEC
14 2 (0.60%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (84.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (25.30%) PCI DSS
3 22 (6.55%) ISO 9001
4 19 (5.65%) QA
5 14 (4.17%) SLA
6 12 (3.57%) COBIT
7 10 (2.98%) ISO 14001
8 9 (2.68%) BS25999
9 6 (1.79%) COSO
10 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.60%) BS7799
System Software
1 15 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Nmap
1 1 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.57%) Citrix
3 10 (2.98%) Dell
4 9 (2.68%) VMware
5 6 (1.79%) FireEye
6 5 (1.49%) SAP
7 4 (1.19%) HP
7 4 (1.19%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.89%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.60%) Splunk
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco
9 2 (0.60%) Websense
9 2 (0.60%) McAfee
10 1 (0.30%) Capita
10 1 (0.30%) Zend
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle
10 1 (0.30%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.30%) Veeam
10 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds
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