The table below looks at the statistics for ISSAP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISSAP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 881 922 886
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -36
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 9 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.034% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 15
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £80,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £63,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISSAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISSAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISSAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISSAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISSAP within the UK.

ISSAP Salary Trend in the UK

ISSAP
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +9 7 £57,500 -17.85%
London +27 4 £57,500 -17.85%
South East - 3 £60,000 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISSAP 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 ISSAP.

1 35 (97.22%) CISSP
2 33 (91.67%) Information Security
3 22 (61.11%) CISM
3 22 (61.11%) ISSMP
4 18 (50.00%) Security Management
5 16 (44.44%) Information Security Management
5 16 (44.44%) Law
5 16 (44.44%) ITIL
5 16 (44.44%) COBIT
6 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
7 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
8 11 (30.56%) SABSA
8 11 (30.56%) TOGAF
9 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 7 (19.44%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (19.44%) Security Architecture
12 6 (16.67%) Retail
13 5 (13.89%) CEH
13 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
13 5 (13.89%) ISSEP
13 5 (13.89%) X.509
13 5 (13.89%) SSCP
14 4 (11.11%) CESG
14 4 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
15 3 (8.33%) Finance
15 3 (8.33%) Firewall
15 3 (8.33%) Cisco
15 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISSAP 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 ISSAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) X.509
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
General
1 16 (44.44%) Law
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Architect
3 11 (30.56%) Security Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Security Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Information Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) CESG
1 4 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Information Security
2 18 (50.00%) Security Management
3 16 (44.44%) ITIL
3 16 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 11 (30.56%) TOGAF
5 11 (30.56%) SABSA
6 7 (19.44%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) CISSP
2 22 (61.11%) CISM
2 22 (61.11%) ISSMP
3 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) CEH
4 5 (13.89%) ISSEP
4 5 (13.89%) SSCP
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) COBIT
2 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
3 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco
1 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint