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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 660 786 851
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +65
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 285 148 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.17% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 247 105 63
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -5.26%

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 +132 272 £55,000 +11.11% 16
London +99 142 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +31 57 £55,000 +10.00% 2
City of London +68 34 £55,000 +10.00%
East Sussex +37 29 £50,000 +17.64%
Lewes +6 28 £50,000 +17.64%
Yorkshire +16 27 £50,000 +42.85% 3
West Yorkshire +29 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Leeds +22 24 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South West +4 19 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Bristol - 16 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands - 15 £42,000 - 2
Berkshire +7 10 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Surrey +6 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Bracknell +5 6 £55,000 -
Kent - 6 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
North West +20 4 £49,000 +50.76% 4
Dagenham - 4 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Slough - 4 £57,500 -
Scotland +9 3 £56,250 -6.25%
Dorset +7 3 £41,000 -3.52%
East of England +5 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £73,500 +67.04%
Bournemouth 0 3 £41,000 -3.52%
Milton Keynes -6 3 £73,500 +67.04%
Croydon - 3 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £56,250 -
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 432 (90.57%) Information Security
2 364 (76.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 289 (60.59%) Security Management
4 266 (55.77%) Information Security Management
5 252 (52.83%) CISSP
6 203 (42.56%) CISM
7 185 (38.78%) Management Information System
7 185 (38.78%) Risk Management
8 121 (25.37%) Finance
9 112 (23.48%) CISA
10 98 (20.55%) Degree
11 95 (19.92%) Legal
12 94 (19.71%) ITIL
13 80 (16.77%) PCI DSS
14 78 (16.35%) Risk Assessment
15 69 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 68 (14.26%) Windows
17 66 (13.84%) Incident Management
18 62 (13.00%) Security Operations
19 54 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
19 54 (11.32%) Data Protection
20 53 (11.11%) Business Continuity
21 52 (10.90%) Internal Audit
22 51 (10.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 51 (10.69%) COBIT
23 49 (10.27%) Firewall
23 49 (10.27%) Information Assurance
24 47 (9.85%) Project Management
25 45 (9.43%) Data Centre
26 44 (9.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (9.01%) IIS
2 9 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.42%) Apache
5 2 (0.42%) Node.js
5 2 (0.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.10%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.42%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.31%) IaaS
1 11 (2.31%) PaaS
2 9 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.27%) Firewall
2 22 (4.61%) Wireless
3 19 (3.98%) SAN
4 16 (3.35%) VPN
5 14 (2.94%) WAN
6 12 (2.52%) LAN
7 11 (2.31%) Cisco IPT
7 11 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (2.31%) Internet
7 11 (2.31%) IP Telephony
8 10 (2.10%) Network Security
9 8 (1.68%) WebEx
10 7 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.47%) IPv4
10 7 (1.47%) IPv6
11 4 (0.84%) DHCP
11 4 (0.84%) DNS
11 4 (0.84%) LDAP
11 4 (0.84%) TACACS
11 4 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.47%) Big Data
5 4 (0.84%) MySQL
6 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.42%) Redis
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 121 (25.37%) Finance
2 95 (19.92%) Legal
3 34 (7.13%) Banking
4 22 (4.61%) Law
5 20 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.05%) Publishing
7 4 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) German Language
9 2 (0.42%) Local Government
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.42%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (33.75%) Security Manager
2 115 (24.11%) Information Manager
3 108 (22.64%) Information Security Manager
4 102 (21.38%) Analyst
5 79 (16.56%) Security Analyst
6 77 (16.14%) Security Officer
7 69 (14.47%) Information Officer
7 69 (14.47%) Information Security Officer
8 59 (12.37%) Information Analyst
9 50 (10.48%) Information Security Analyst
9 50 (10.48%) IT Manager
10 35 (7.34%) IT Security Manager
11 34 (7.13%) Risk Manager
12 33 (6.92%) Consultant
13 31 (6.50%) Compliance Manager
14 28 (5.87%) Security Consultant
15 24 (5.03%) CISSP Manager
16 20 (4.19%) Architect
16 20 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
17 19 (3.98%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.52%) CSS
1 12 (2.52%) Entity Framework
1 12 (2.52%) HTML
1 12 (2.52%) WCF
2 11 (2.31%) .NET
2 11 (2.31%) .NET Framework
3 10 (2.10%) SOAP
4 8 (1.68%) jQuery
4 8 (1.68%) REST
5 6 (1.26%) RESTful
6 4 (0.84%) Ajax
6 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.42%) Memcached
7 2 (0.42%) Symfony
7 2 (0.42%) Web Services
8 1 (0.21%) CGI
8 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 185 (38.78%) Management Information System
2 45 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 26 (5.45%) CESG
3 26 (5.45%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (3.35%) Replication
5 14 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
5 14 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.52%) NHS
8 9 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.05%) BYOD
9 5 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (0.84%) Clustering
10 4 (0.84%) CMDB
10 4 (0.84%) PKI
11 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.63%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.63%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.42%) Life Science
12 2 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 68 (14.26%) Windows
2 13 (2.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.05%) Linux
4 5 (1.05%) Unix
5 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.42%) Debian
6 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (90.57%) Information Security
2 289 (60.59%) Security Management
3 266 (55.77%) Information Security Management
4 185 (38.78%) Risk Management
5 94 (19.71%) ITIL
6 78 (16.35%) Risk Assessment
7 69 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 66 (13.84%) Incident Management
9 62 (13.00%) Security Operations
10 54 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
10 54 (11.32%) Data Protection
11 53 (11.11%) Business Continuity
12 52 (10.90%) Internal Audit
13 51 (10.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 49 (10.27%) Information Assurance
15 47 (9.85%) Project Management
16 42 (8.81%) Data Privacy
17 36 (7.55%) ITIL V3
18 32 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
19 28 (5.87%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.52%) C#
1 12 (2.52%) SQL
2 11 (2.31%) C
3 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.84%) PHP
4 2 (0.42%) Go
4 2 (0.42%) R
5 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 252 (52.83%) CISSP
2 203 (42.56%) CISM
3 112 (23.48%) CISA
4 98 (20.55%) Degree
5 36 (7.55%) CLAS
6 34 (7.13%) IISP
7 31 (6.50%) CRISC
8 25 (5.24%) Security Cleared
9 19 (3.98%) SANS
9 19 (3.98%) SC Cleared
10 16 (3.35%) CISMP
11 14 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.52%) CCNA
13 11 (2.31%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (2.31%) Security+ Certification
13 11 (2.31%) SSCP
14 10 (2.10%) CEH
15 8 (1.68%) MCSE
15 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (76.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (16.77%) PCI DSS
3 51 (10.69%) COBIT
4 44 (9.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 32 (6.71%) RMADS
6 19 (3.98%) ISO27002
7 13 (2.73%) ISO22301
7 13 (2.73%) QA
8 12 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (2.10%) ISO 9001
10 7 (1.47%) HMG Infosec
11 4 (0.84%) BS25999
11 4 (0.84%) GPG13
12 3 (0.63%) COSO
12 3 (0.63%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.63%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
13 1 (0.21%) SLA
13 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 23 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.14%) vSphere
2 15 (3.14%) XenApp
3 12 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (1.47%) Nessus
2 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.21%) EnCase
2 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.21%) QRadar
2 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.66%) Cisco
3 22 (4.61%) VMware
4 21 (4.40%) Citrix
5 5 (1.05%) FireEye
5 5 (1.05%) SAP
6 4 (0.84%) Dell
6 4 (0.84%) Forcepoint
6 4 (0.84%) WatchGuard
7 3 (0.63%) Capita
7 3 (0.63%) Northgate
7 3 (0.63%) Splunk
7 3 (0.63%) Symantec
8 2 (0.42%) Alterian
8 2 (0.42%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.42%) CA
8 2 (0.42%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle
8 2 (0.42%) Zend
9 1 (0.21%) HP
Enfield, Middlesex
Daisy Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
Northgate Public Services
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 27 days ago