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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 836 858 864
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 22 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.032% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 3
Average salary £60,000 £77,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £80,000 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - £52,500

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
32264 28466 29425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.19% 27.29% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25732 22397 24046
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISSAP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

ISSAP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 10 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 6 March 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 +25 20 £58,750 -24.19% 3
London +15 12 £60,000 -22.58% 2
City of London -3 5 £60,000 -22.58%
South East - 4 £57,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £55,000 -
North West - 3 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £61,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 45 (97.83%) CISSP
2 43 (93.48%) Information Security
3 32 (69.57%) CISM
3 32 (69.57%) ISSMP
4 24 (52.17%) Law
5 23 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 19 (41.30%) COBIT
6 19 (41.30%) Security Management
7 17 (36.96%) Degree
7 17 (36.96%) Information Security Management
7 17 (36.96%) ITIL
8 16 (34.78%) Retail
9 15 (32.61%) PCI DSS
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco
10 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
11 11 (23.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (23.91%) UNIX
11 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 11 (23.91%) Linux
11 11 (23.91%) Firewall
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
11 11 (23.91%) SABSA
12 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (15.22%) Security Architecture
13 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
13 7 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (10.87%) ISSEP
14 5 (10.87%) CEH
14 5 (10.87%) X.509

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (23.91%) Firewall
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (10.87%) X.509
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
General
1 24 (52.17%) Law
2 16 (34.78%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Security Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) Information Security Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Architect
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Security Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Security Architect
4 10 (21.74%) Information Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) CESG
1 4 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) UNIX
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) Information Security
2 23 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 19 (41.30%) Security Management
4 17 (36.96%) ITIL
4 17 (36.96%) Information Security Management
5 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
5 11 (23.91%) SABSA
6 7 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
6 7 (15.22%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (97.83%) CISSP
2 32 (69.57%) CISM
2 32 (69.57%) ISSMP
3 17 (36.96%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) CEH
4 5 (10.87%) ISSEP
4 5 (10.87%) SSCP
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) COBIT
2 15 (32.61%) PCI DSS
3 11 (23.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco
1 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
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