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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 736 793 775
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 144 79 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.076% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 112 59 84
Average salary £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,200 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 January 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 +69 142 £47,750 -13.18% 13
London +55 48 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South East -27 26 £50,000 -13.04% 4
City of London +25 22 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire - 19 £45,000 - 1
North West -5 15 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Surrey +5 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +33 12 £40,000 -14.89%
South Yorkshire - 12 £32,000 - 1
Sheffield - 12 £32,000 - 1
Manchester -7 8 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Leeds - 7 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
South West -16 6 £40,000 -47.36%
Staines - 6 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 5 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire -4 4 £60,000 - 1
East of England -14 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Essex -18 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £37,750 -
Nottingham - 4 £37,750 -
Colchester - 4 £47,500 -
Wiltshire 0 3 £40,000 -47.36%
Guildford -8 3 £60,000 -
East Sussex -10 3 £42,500 +66.66% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £30,000 -
Dorking - 3 £39,500 -
Chesterfield - 3 £30,000 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 250 (77.88%) Information Security
2 248 (77.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 187 (58.26%) Security Management
4 176 (54.83%) Information Security Management
5 146 (45.48%) Management Information System
6 120 (37.38%) CISSP
7 117 (36.45%) Risk Management
8 72 (22.43%) ITIL
9 65 (20.25%) CISM
10 64 (19.94%) Legal
11 61 (19.00%) PCI DSS
12 57 (17.76%) Firewall
13 50 (15.58%) Degree
14 47 (14.64%) Security Cleared
15 46 (14.33%) Active Directory
16 45 (14.02%) CESG
17 44 (13.71%) RMADS
17 44 (13.71%) Windows
18 43 (13.40%) Finance
19 40 (12.46%) Risk Assessment
20 38 (11.84%) SC Cleared
20 38 (11.84%) Information Assurance
20 38 (11.84%) Law
21 37 (11.53%) MS Office
22 34 (10.59%) CESG CLAS
23 33 (10.28%) Data Protection
23 33 (10.28%) CISA
23 33 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
24 32 (9.97%) Project Management
24 32 (9.97%) MS Exchange

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (9.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (5.30%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.98%) IIS
4 16 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (11.53%) MS Office
2 26 (8.10%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.43%) MS Project
5 9 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) assyst
2 2 (0.62%) RMDS
3 1 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (17.76%) Firewall
2 31 (9.66%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.79%) DNS
3 25 (7.79%) DHCP
4 23 (7.17%) Network Security
5 22 (6.85%) VPN
6 18 (5.61%) Wireless
7 13 (4.05%) SAN
7 13 (4.05%) Internet
8 9 (2.80%) SSL
9 8 (2.49%) WAN
9 8 (2.49%) LAN
9 8 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.18%) DMZ
10 7 (2.18%) Intranet
11 4 (1.25%) IPsec
12 3 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.31%) VLAN
14 1 (0.31%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.31%) NUnit
2 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.31%) Moq
2 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 64 (19.94%) Legal
2 43 (13.40%) Finance
3 38 (11.84%) Law
4 22 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.80%) Retail
6 8 (2.49%) Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Local Government
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (26.17%) Analyst
2 56 (17.45%) Security Analyst
3 46 (14.33%) Security Manager
4 36 (11.21%) Consultant
5 34 (10.59%) Information Analyst
5 34 (10.59%) Security Officer
6 31 (9.66%) Security Specialist
7 30 (9.35%) Information Manager
7 30 (9.35%) Information Security Analyst
7 30 (9.35%) Information Security Officer
8 29 (9.03%) Information Security Manager
9 28 (8.72%) Information Security Specialist
9 28 (8.72%) Information Specialist
10 21 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (5.92%) Security Consultant
12 17 (5.30%) CLAS Consultant
13 14 (4.36%) Security Advisor
13 14 (4.36%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.12%) Security Engineer
15 9 (2.80%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.93%) Web Services
2 2 (0.62%) jQuery
2 2 (0.62%) HTML
2 2 (0.62%) CSS
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.31%) REST
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (0.31%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.31%) WCF
3 1 (0.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 146 (45.48%) Management Information System
2 45 (14.02%) CESG
3 44 (13.71%) RMADS
4 34 (10.59%) CESG CLAS
5 33 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (7.79%) Blackberry
7 17 (5.30%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (4.98%) Fat Client
8 16 (4.98%) Thin Client
9 13 (4.05%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.49%) NHS
11 4 (1.25%) PKI
11 4 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.93%) Replication
12 3 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (0.93%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.62%) PMI
13 2 (0.62%) SCADA
13 2 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.71%) Windows
2 17 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (4.98%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.80%) Mac OS
4 9 (2.80%) UNIX
4 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (77.88%) Information Security
2 187 (58.26%) Security Management
3 176 (54.83%) Information Security Management
4 117 (36.45%) Risk Management
5 72 (22.43%) ITIL
6 40 (12.46%) Risk Assessment
7 38 (11.84%) Information Assurance
8 33 (10.28%) Data Protection
9 32 (9.97%) Project Management
10 29 (9.03%) Cyber Security
11 28 (8.72%) Business Continuity
11 28 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
12 27 (8.41%) Service Delivery
12 27 (8.41%) Change Control
13 23 (7.17%) Change Management
14 22 (6.85%) Ethical Hacking
14 22 (6.85%) Security Architecture
15 21 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (6.23%) Risk Analysis
17 19 (5.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.25%) C
1 4 (1.25%) SQL
2 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.62%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 120 (37.38%) CISSP
2 65 (20.25%) CISM
3 50 (15.58%) Degree
4 47 (14.64%) Security Cleared
5 38 (11.84%) SC Cleared
6 33 (10.28%) CISA
7 26 (8.10%) CEH
8 21 (6.54%) CRISC
9 10 (3.12%) GIAC
10 7 (2.18%) OSCP
11 6 (1.87%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.87%) CISMP
11 6 (1.87%) MCSE
11 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.25%) SSCP
13 3 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.93%) VCP5
13 3 (0.93%) CGEIT
14 2 (0.62%) ISSEP
14 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (77.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (19.00%) PCI DSS
3 31 (9.66%) SLA
4 25 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (6.54%) ISO 9001
6 9 (2.80%) JSP 440
7 7 (2.18%) QA
8 6 (1.87%) COSO
9 5 (1.56%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.62%) COBIT
11 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 46 (14.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.49%) XenApp
4 3 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (9.35%) Citrix
2 19 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.67%) Dell
4 13 (4.05%) VMware
5 9 (2.80%) Mitel
5 9 (2.80%) NetIQ
6 7 (2.18%) CA
6 7 (2.18%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.87%) Cisco
8 4 (1.25%) Remedy
9 3 (0.93%) Symantec
10 2 (0.62%) SAP
10 2 (0.62%) BT
10 2 (0.62%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee
11 1 (0.31%) Websense
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle
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Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
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