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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 720 765 757
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 174 153 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 145 114 122
Average salary £54,000 £47,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% -14.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
93348 99216 88705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.48% 82.71% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76240 80334 73064
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 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 1 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 +18 156 £53,250 +12.10% 13
London +69 75 £55,000 +15.78% 4
South East +7 41 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East Sussex +36 19 £50,000 -
Lewes -1 15 £50,000 -
City of London +22 12 £58,500 +23.15% 2
Surrey -10 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Dagenham - 12 £60,000 -
East of England +12 11 £51,500 -41.14% 2
Yorkshire +6 11 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Suffolk - 7 £49,000 -
North West 0 6 £27,500 -21.42%
Leeds +17 5 - -
West Yorkshire +6 5 - -
Manchester +2 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Ipswich - 5 £49,000 -
Hampshire -1 4 £60,000 +34.07% 2
Guildford -10 4 £52,500 +2.43%
South West -14 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £36,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £42,500 -
Scotland +9 3 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £38,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -3 2 £72,500 -17.14%
North Yorkshire - 2 £33,500 - 1
Skipton - 2 £33,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £37,000 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 296 (91.93%) Information Security
2 273 (84.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 186 (57.76%) Security Management
4 173 (53.73%) Information Security Management
5 127 (39.44%) CISSP
6 117 (36.34%) Risk Management
7 113 (35.09%) Management Information System
8 112 (34.78%) CISM
9 89 (27.64%) PCI DSS
10 66 (20.50%) Business Continuity
10 66 (20.50%) ITIL
11 62 (19.25%) CISA
12 61 (18.94%) Finance
13 53 (16.46%) Security Cleared
14 50 (15.53%) Data Protection
15 49 (15.22%) SC Cleared
16 44 (13.66%) Degree
16 44 (13.66%) Cyber Security
17 42 (13.04%) Legal
18 40 (12.42%) RMADS
19 38 (11.80%) Risk Assessment
19 38 (11.80%) Data Protection Act
19 38 (11.80%) CRISC
20 34 (10.56%) Service Management
21 30 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (8.70%) Information Assurance
22 28 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
23 27 (8.39%) OWASP
24 26 (8.07%) SIEM
24 26 (8.07%) Law

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (5.90%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (3.11%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.28%) MS Office
2 13 (4.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.35%) SaaS
2 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.97%) DHCP
1 16 (4.97%) TCP/IP
1 16 (4.97%) DNS
2 15 (4.66%) Network Security
3 13 (4.04%) Firewall
4 4 (1.24%) LAN
5 3 (0.93%) SAN
6 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.31%) IPsec
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
General
1 61 (18.94%) Finance
2 42 (13.04%) Legal
3 26 (8.07%) Law
4 13 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.42%) Advertising
6 7 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.55%) Automotive
7 5 (1.55%) Retail
7 5 (1.55%) Marketing
8 4 (1.24%) Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 80 (24.84%) Security Manager
2 71 (22.05%) Analyst
3 62 (19.25%) Information Manager
4 60 (18.63%) Information Security Manager
5 55 (17.08%) Consultant
6 39 (12.11%) Security Analyst
7 36 (11.18%) Security Consultant
8 34 (10.56%) Information Security Officer
8 34 (10.56%) Security Officer
9 33 (10.25%) Information Security Consultant
10 28 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
10 28 (8.70%) Information Analyst
11 21 (6.52%) Support Analyst
12 17 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (4.04%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.04%) CLAS Consultant
13 13 (4.04%) Compliance Analyst
14 12 (3.73%) Information Specialist
14 12 (3.73%) Information Security Specialist
14 12 (3.73%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.97%) .NET
1 16 (4.97%) WCF
2 8 (2.48%) jQuery
2 8 (2.48%) RESTful
2 8 (2.48%) Entity Framework
2 8 (2.48%) REST
2 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET
2 8 (2.48%) CSS
2 8 (2.48%) SOAP
2 8 (2.48%) .NET Framework
2 8 (2.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 113 (35.09%) Management Information System
2 40 (12.42%) RMADS
3 38 (11.80%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.97%) Fat Client
5 16 (4.97%) Thin Client
5 16 (4.97%) Blackberry
6 14 (4.35%) CESG
7 11 (3.42%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.80%) PKI
9 8 (2.48%) NHS
9 8 (2.48%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.55%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.55%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.62%) Replication
13 2 (0.62%) BYOD
13 2 (0.62%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.76%) Windows
2 18 (5.59%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.24%) Linux
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (91.93%) Information Security
2 186 (57.76%) Security Management
3 173 (53.73%) Information Security Management
4 117 (36.34%) Risk Management
5 66 (20.50%) ITIL
5 66 (20.50%) Business Continuity
6 50 (15.53%) Data Protection
7 44 (13.66%) Cyber Security
8 38 (11.80%) Risk Assessment
9 34 (10.56%) Service Management
10 30 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (8.70%) Information Assurance
12 27 (8.39%) OWASP
13 26 (8.07%) SIEM
14 24 (7.45%) Project Management
15 23 (7.14%) Incident Management
16 20 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (6.21%) Service Delivery
17 18 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.90%) SQL
2 16 (4.97%) C#
3 2 (0.62%) C
4 1 (0.31%) C++
4 1 (0.31%) Java
4 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 127 (39.44%) CISSP
2 112 (34.78%) CISM
3 62 (19.25%) CISA
4 53 (16.46%) Security Cleared
5 49 (15.22%) SC Cleared
6 44 (13.66%) Degree
7 38 (11.80%) CRISC
8 12 (3.73%) OSCP
9 6 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.86%) CISMP
9 6 (1.86%) CCNP
9 6 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.24%) SAP Certification
10 4 (1.24%) SSCP
10 4 (1.24%) MBCS
10 4 (1.24%) CITP
10 4 (1.24%) GSEC
10 4 (1.24%) GCIH
10 4 (1.24%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (84.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (27.64%) PCI DSS
3 20 (6.21%) ISO 9001
4 19 (5.90%) SLA
5 15 (4.66%) QA
6 10 (3.11%) ISO 14001
7 8 (2.48%) COSO
7 8 (2.48%) COBIT
8 7 (2.17%) BS25999
9 6 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.62%) BS7799
11 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 23 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.24%) XenApp
3 2 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Nessus
1 1 (0.31%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (6.21%) Citrix
2 15 (4.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.66%) Dell
3 9 (2.80%) VMware
4 4 (1.24%) HP
4 4 (1.24%) SAP
5 3 (0.93%) CheckPoint
5 3 (0.93%) McAfee
5 3 (0.93%) Websense
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco
6 2 (0.62%) Computacenter
6 2 (0.62%) Splunk
7 1 (0.31%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.31%) Capita
7 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.31%) NetIQ
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