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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 698 726 759
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 191 147 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 165 114 123
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014 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 16 September 2014. 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 +12 177 £52,500 +5.00% 14
London +49 113 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East -31 30 £45,000 -18.18% 3
City of London +6 26 £46,000 -16.36% 2
Surrey +2 14 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Guildford +19 13 £47,500 - 1
North West -8 13 £30,000 -11.76% 2
Scotland - 10 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 10 £40,000 -
Manchester -9 9 £26,000 -23.52% 1
Hampshire -8 6 £45,000 -33.33%
East Sussex -18 6 £35,000 +27.27%
West Yorkshire -24 6 £29,000 -15.94% 1
Leeds -25 6 £29,000 -15.94% 1
Yorkshire -41 6 £29,000 -17.14% 1
West Midlands -1 5 £40,000 -44.82%
Birmingham -2 4 £47,500 -34.48%
Lewes -9 4 £28,500 -31.32%
Berkshire -9 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East Midlands -13 4 £40,000 -30.43% 1
South West -35 4 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Docklands, London - 3 £29,500 -
Dagenham - 3 £45,000 -
Hook +8 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £38,750 -32.60%
Reading -10 2 £33,750 -38.63% 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £38,750 -
Warrington - 2 - -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 292 (85.38%) Information Security
2 269 (78.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 190 (55.56%) Security Management
4 178 (52.05%) Information Security Management
5 157 (45.91%) CISSP
6 144 (42.11%) Management Information System
7 118 (34.50%) Risk Management
8 100 (29.24%) Firewall
9 94 (27.49%) ITIL
10 85 (24.85%) Degree
11 75 (21.93%) RMADS
12 72 (21.05%) Security Cleared
13 68 (19.88%) Law
14 67 (19.59%) CISM
15 59 (17.25%) Legal
16 58 (16.96%) Information Assurance
16 58 (16.96%) PCI DSS
17 48 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (13.45%) Risk Analysis
19 45 (13.16%) Network Security
20 43 (12.57%) Business Continuity
20 43 (12.57%) CESG
21 41 (11.99%) SOA
22 40 (11.70%) CRAMM
23 39 (11.40%) Windows
23 39 (11.40%) CEH
24 38 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
25 37 (10.82%) Risk Assessment
25 37 (10.82%) Ethical Hacking
25 37 (10.82%) Microsoft

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.09%) IIS
4 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.02%) MS Office
3 13 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.75%) MS Project
6 4 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (3.22%) assyst
2 4 (1.17%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.58%) RMDS
4 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (29.24%) Firewall
2 45 (13.16%) Network Security
3 34 (9.94%) TCP/IP
3 34 (9.94%) Internet
4 31 (9.06%) VPN
5 22 (6.43%) Wireless
6 21 (6.14%) SSL
7 14 (4.09%) SAN
7 14 (4.09%) DHCP
7 14 (4.09%) DNS
8 11 (3.22%) Intranet
8 11 (3.22%) DMZ
9 9 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.63%) IPsec
9 9 (2.63%) NetScreen
10 6 (1.75%) LAN
11 3 (0.88%) WAN
11 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.58%) NGN
12 2 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.63%) MS Access
3 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.88%) Big Data
4 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) NUnit
1 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 68 (19.88%) Law
2 59 (17.25%) Legal
3 22 (6.43%) Finance
4 17 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.80%) Retail
6 11 (3.22%) Banking
6 11 (3.22%) Marketing
7 9 (2.63%) Advertising
8 7 (2.05%) Local Government
9 4 (1.17%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.88%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (26.90%) Analyst
2 87 (25.44%) Security Analyst
3 63 (18.42%) Consultant
4 52 (15.20%) Information Analyst
5 51 (14.91%) Information Security Analyst
5 51 (14.91%) Security Consultant
6 41 (11.99%) Security Specialist
7 38 (11.11%) Security Manager
8 36 (10.53%) Information Specialist
8 36 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
9 31 (9.06%) Security Advisor
10 21 (6.14%) Information Security Consultant
11 20 (5.85%) Security Officer
12 16 (4.68%) CLAS Consultant
12 16 (4.68%) Information Security Officer
13 15 (4.39%) Technical Support
13 15 (4.39%) Information Security Manager
13 15 (4.39%) Information Manager
14 14 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
15 12 (3.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.88%) .NET
1 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
1 3 (0.88%) .NET Framework
1 3 (0.88%) jQuery
1 3 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (0.58%) Web Services
3 1 (0.29%) HTML
3 1 (0.29%) EDI
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
3 1 (0.29%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (0.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 144 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 75 (21.93%) RMADS
3 48 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (12.57%) CESG
5 38 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
6 23 (6.73%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (4.39%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.17%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.17%) NHS
9 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.58%) Social Media
10 2 (0.58%) CMDB
10 2 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.58%) PKI
11 1 (0.29%) Replication
11 1 (0.29%) SCADA
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.40%) Windows
2 20 (5.85%) UNIX
3 16 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.51%) Mac OS
4 12 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (85.38%) Information Security
2 190 (55.56%) Security Management
3 178 (52.05%) Information Security Management
4 118 (34.50%) Risk Management
5 94 (27.49%) ITIL
6 58 (16.96%) Information Assurance
7 46 (13.45%) Risk Analysis
8 43 (12.57%) Business Continuity
9 41 (11.99%) SOA
10 40 (11.70%) CRAMM
11 37 (10.82%) Risk Assessment
11 37 (10.82%) Ethical Hacking
11 37 (10.82%) Data Protection
11 37 (10.82%) SIEM
12 32 (9.36%) Project Management
13 30 (8.77%) Cyber Security
14 27 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (7.60%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (6.14%) Service Delivery
16 21 (6.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 6 (1.75%) C
3 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.88%) C#
5 2 (0.58%) SQL
6 1 (0.29%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) Python
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 157 (45.91%) CISSP
2 85 (24.85%) Degree
3 72 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 67 (19.59%) CISM
5 39 (11.40%) CEH
6 33 (9.65%) SC Cleared
7 31 (9.06%) CISA
8 12 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.22%) MCSE
9 11 (3.22%) GIAC
10 9 (2.63%) JNCIA
10 9 (2.63%) CCNP
10 9 (2.63%) CCNA
11 8 (2.34%) EnCE
12 4 (1.17%) CISMP
12 4 (1.17%) IRCA
12 4 (1.17%) ISEB
13 3 (0.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (78.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (16.96%) PCI DSS
3 31 (9.06%) SLA
4 30 (8.77%) JSP 440
5 19 (5.56%) ISO 9001
6 11 (3.22%) QA
7 7 (2.05%) ISO 14001
8 6 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.88%) TickIT
9 3 (0.88%) COBIT
10 2 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (0.58%) BS7799
11 1 (0.29%) COSO
11 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.88%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.34%) Nessus
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.68%) VMware
2 16 (4.68%) Citrix
2 16 (4.68%) CheckPoint
3 13 (3.80%) Cisco
4 12 (3.51%) Mitel
5 11 (3.22%) LogRhythm
6 9 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 9 (2.63%) Juniper
6 9 (2.63%) Sophos
7 7 (2.05%) NetIQ
7 7 (2.05%) SAP
8 6 (1.75%) CA
9 3 (0.88%) Dell
9 3 (0.88%) Huawei
10 2 (0.58%) Tableau
10 2 (0.58%) Tufin
10 2 (0.58%) Tripwire
10 2 (0.58%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.58%) BT
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