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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 874 897 888
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 23 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.007% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 9
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -2.54%

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
31179 29231 32475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 26.81% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24746 23786 27043
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISSAP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 within the UK.

ISSAP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 14 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 31 October 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 +2 22 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Liverpool - 13 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside - 13 £50,000 - 1
North West - 13 £50,000 - 2
London +20 7 £50,000 - 1
City of London +33 4 £52,500 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £69,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £70,000 -
Newbury - 1 £69,000 -
Reading - 1 £69,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £69,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 -
South East - 1 £69,000 - 1
South West - 1 £70,000 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) CISSP
2 38 (97.44%) CISM
2 38 (97.44%) Information Security
3 35 (89.74%) ISSMP
4 32 (82.05%) Degree
5 26 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 26 (66.67%) Cisco
6 25 (64.10%) E-Commerce
6 25 (64.10%) UNIX
6 25 (64.10%) Windows
6 25 (64.10%) Linux
6 25 (64.10%) Retail
7 18 (46.15%) Data Protection
7 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
7 18 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (43.59%) Firewall
8 17 (43.59%) Law
8 17 (43.59%) COBIT
8 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (38.46%) Information Security Management
9 15 (38.46%) Security Management
9 15 (38.46%) ITIL
10 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
11 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
13 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
13 8 (20.51%) Multimedia
14 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
15 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
General
1 25 (64.10%) Retail
2 17 (43.59%) Law
3 8 (20.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Security Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Information Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Security Engineer
1 17 (43.59%) Information Security Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Information Security Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Information Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Information Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) UNIX
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
1 25 (64.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Information Security
2 25 (64.10%) E-Commerce
3 18 (46.15%) Data Protection
4 15 (38.46%) ITIL
4 15 (38.46%) Information Security Management
4 15 (38.46%) Security Management
5 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.26%) SABSA
5 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Business Development
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) CISSP
2 38 (97.44%) CISM
3 35 (89.74%) ISSMP
4 32 (82.05%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) CEH
6 2 (5.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 17 (43.59%) COBIT
3 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
1 26 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
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