The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 666 722 836
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +114
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 212 237 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 170 196 132
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £41,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +25.00%

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
78947 92968 97230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65078 76746 79953
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,426
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ISMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 194 £55,000 - 11
London +17 66 £65,000 +18.18% 4
South East +99 45 £55,000 -4.34%
West Midlands +16 30 £40,000 -3.61%
South West +4 26 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Birmingham +9 22 £40,000 -3.61%
Surrey +44 20 £57,500 +2.22%
Bristol +8 19 £40,000 -28.88% 1
Berkshire +57 18 £49,500 -13.91%
City of London +20 16 £72,500 +31.81%
Reading +48 13 £44,000 -27.86%
North West -28 12 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Yorkshire +16 11 £52,500 -8.69%
Leeds +20 10 £52,500 -8.69%
West Yorkshire +20 10 £52,500 -8.69%
South Wales - 8 £81,250 -
Wales - 8 £81,250 -
Hampshire +14 6 £45,000 -1.75%
Gloucestershire - 6 £65,000 - 1
Weybridge - 6 £42,500 -
Cheshire +17 5 - - 2
Chester +10 5 - - 1
Newbury - 5 £60,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 - 1
Staines - 5 £60,000 -
Lancashire - 4 £52,500 -
Coventry - 3 £32,500 -
Darwen - 3 £52,500 -
North East +5 2 £53,250 +15.13%
Manchester -15 2 £52,500 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ISMS.

1 377 (93.32%) Information Security
2 325 (80.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 278 (68.81%) Security Management
4 268 (66.34%) Information Security Management
5 234 (57.92%) Management Information System
6 192 (47.52%) CISSP
7 161 (39.85%) Risk Management
8 155 (38.37%) PCI DSS
9 144 (35.64%) CISM
10 123 (30.45%) Data Protection
11 110 (27.23%) Finance
12 100 (24.75%) CISA
13 98 (24.26%) Data Protection Act
14 88 (21.78%) Risk Assessment
14 88 (21.78%) Cybersecurity
15 84 (20.79%) Security Cleared
16 83 (20.54%) Business Continuity
17 81 (20.05%) Legal
18 76 (18.81%) SC Cleared
19 63 (15.59%) Disaster Recovery
20 60 (14.85%) Continuous Improvement
21 57 (14.11%) Penetration Testing
22 52 (12.87%) Degree
22 52 (12.87%) ITIL
23 51 (12.62%) Telecoms
24 49 (12.13%) Security Architecture
25 48 (11.88%) Security Operations
26 45 (11.14%) CEH
27 42 (10.40%) ERP
28 41 (10.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.24%) IIS
2 5 (1.24%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (5.94%) MS Office
2 22 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.95%) MS Project
4 14 (3.47%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (3.47%) Sentinel
2 6 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.46%) Office 365
2 17 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.23%) SaaS
4 8 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.92%) Firewall
2 26 (6.44%) Network Security
3 24 (5.94%) VPN
4 22 (5.45%) LAN
5 15 (3.71%) NAS
5 15 (3.71%) SAN
6 6 (1.49%) WAN
7 5 (1.24%) SSL
8 4 (0.99%) Intranet
8 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.74%) IPv4
9 3 (0.74%) IPv6
10 2 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.50%) Wireless
11 1 (0.25%) DHCP
11 1 (0.25%) DNS
11 1 (0.25%) HTTP
11 1 (0.25%) IPsec
11 1 (0.25%) SMS
11 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.71%) SQL Server
1 15 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 15 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 15 (3.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
General
1 110 (27.23%) Finance
2 81 (20.05%) Legal
3 51 (12.62%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.97%) Law
5 11 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (2.72%) Retail
6 8 (1.98%) Banking
6 8 (1.98%) Marketing
7 6 (1.49%) Advertising
7 6 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.99%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) German Language
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 132 (32.67%) Security Manager
2 84 (20.79%) Information Manager
3 76 (18.81%) Information Security Manager
4 67 (16.58%) Analyst
5 59 (14.60%) Security Analyst
6 49 (12.13%) Security Officer
7 48 (11.88%) Consultant
7 48 (11.88%) Information Security Officer
8 44 (10.89%) Information Officer
9 39 (9.65%) Security Consultant
10 31 (7.67%) Information Security Consultant
11 28 (6.93%) Compliance Manager
12 27 (6.68%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 26 (6.44%) Information Analyst
13 26 (6.44%) Information Security Analyst
14 20 (4.95%) Security Specialist
15 19 (4.70%) Information Security Specialist
15 19 (4.70%) Information Specialist
16 17 (4.21%) Head of Security
17 15 (3.71%) Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 234 (57.92%) Management Information System
2 98 (24.26%) Data Protection Act
3 41 (10.15%) Data Centre
4 24 (5.94%) Driving Licence
5 18 (4.46%) CESG
6 17 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.96%) Client/Server
8 15 (3.71%) Clustering
9 9 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (1.98%) Fintech
10 8 (1.98%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.49%) NHS
13 5 (1.24%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.50%) BBC
14 2 (0.50%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
14 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.20%) Windows
2 15 (3.71%) Windows Server
2 15 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.23%) Unix
4 3 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (93.32%) Information Security
2 278 (68.81%) Security Management
3 268 (66.34%) Information Security Management
4 161 (39.85%) Risk Management
5 123 (30.45%) Data Protection
6 88 (21.78%) Cybersecurity
6 88 (21.78%) Risk Assessment
7 83 (20.54%) Business Continuity
8 63 (15.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 60 (14.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 57 (14.11%) Penetration Testing
11 52 (12.87%) ITIL
12 49 (12.13%) Security Architecture
13 48 (11.88%) Security Operations
14 42 (10.40%) ERP
15 37 (9.16%) Vulnerability Management
16 36 (8.91%) Information Assurance
17 35 (8.66%) Matrix Organization
18 33 (8.17%) BCP
18 33 (8.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.73%) C
1 7 (1.73%) SQL
2 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 192 (47.52%) CISSP
2 144 (35.64%) CISM
3 100 (24.75%) CISA
4 84 (20.79%) Security Cleared
5 76 (18.81%) SC Cleared
6 52 (12.87%) Degree
7 45 (11.14%) CEH
8 35 (8.66%) CRISC
9 29 (7.18%) CISMP
10 16 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (3.22%) ISSAP
12 11 (2.72%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (1.73%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.49%) SANS
15 5 (1.24%) IISP
15 5 (1.24%) PCI QSA
15 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.74%) HCISPP
17 2 (0.50%) MCP
17 2 (0.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (80.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 155 (38.37%) PCI DSS
3 41 (10.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (7.18%) ISO27002
4 29 (7.18%) RMADS
5 20 (4.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 17 (4.21%) COBIT
6 17 (4.21%) ISO 9001
7 14 (3.47%) GPG13
8 10 (2.48%) HMG Infosec
8 10 (2.48%) JSP 440
9 9 (2.23%) ISO22301
10 7 (1.73%) SLA
11 3 (0.74%) QA
12 2 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.25%) BS25999
13 1 (0.25%) COSO
13 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.25%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.25%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 31 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.71%) Firmware
2 15 (3.71%) Hyper-V
2 15 (3.71%) Terminal Services
3 6 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.25%) Nagios
2 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 39 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.46%) Citrix
3 17 (4.21%) HP
4 15 (3.71%) CommVault
5 14 (3.47%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.72%) Huawei
7 9 (2.23%) CA
8 7 (1.73%) Forcepoint
8 7 (1.73%) Sophos
9 6 (1.49%) VMware
10 4 (0.99%) Cisco
10 4 (0.99%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.74%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle
12 2 (0.50%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.50%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.50%) SAP
13 1 (0.25%) Avaya
13 1 (0.25%) SunGard
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