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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 859 866 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 27 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.006% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.021% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 0
Average salary £57,500 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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
29320 28292 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 27.22% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23521 22225 25772
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 23 January 2015 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 27 £57,500 -25.80% 3
London +4 18 £60,000 -22.58% 2
City of London +4 7 £60,000 -22.58% 1
Merseyside - 6 £52,500 - 1
North West - 6 £52,500 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £52,500 - 1
Hounslow - 3 £61,000 -
South East - 2 £69,000 -
South West -7 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £69,000 -
Reading - 1 £69,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £69,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £69,000 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 52 (100.00%) CISSP
2 50 (96.15%) Information Security
3 43 (82.69%) CISM
4 42 (80.77%) ISSMP
5 29 (55.77%) Degree
5 29 (55.77%) E-Commerce
6 26 (50.00%) Law
7 25 (48.08%) COBIT
7 25 (48.08%) Security Management
8 24 (46.15%) Retail
9 23 (44.23%) PCI DSS
9 23 (44.23%) Information Security Management
9 23 (44.23%) ITIL
10 20 (38.46%) Cisco
10 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
11 19 (36.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (36.54%) UNIX
11 19 (36.54%) Windows
11 19 (36.54%) Linux
12 15 (28.85%) Firewall
12 15 (28.85%) Data Protection
12 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
14 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
14 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
14 7 (13.46%) SABSA
15 6 (11.54%) CEH
16 5 (9.62%) ISSEP
16 5 (9.62%) X.509

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
1 15 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.62%) X.509
General
1 26 (50.00%) Law
2 24 (46.15%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 23 (44.23%) Information Security Engineer
3 15 (28.85%) Information Security Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Security Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Information Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Security Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Cyber Security Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) CESG
4 1 (1.92%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) UNIX
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) Information Security
2 29 (55.77%) E-Commerce
3 25 (48.08%) Security Management
4 23 (44.23%) ITIL
4 23 (44.23%) Information Security Management
5 15 (28.85%) Data Protection
6 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
6 7 (13.46%) SABSA
7 3 (5.77%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) SIEM
9 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.92%) Business Development
9 1 (1.92%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) CISSP
2 43 (82.69%) CISM
3 42 (80.77%) ISSMP
4 29 (55.77%) Degree
5 6 (11.54%) CEH
6 5 (9.62%) ISSEP
6 5 (9.62%) SSCP
7 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) COBIT
2 23 (44.23%) PCI DSS
3 19 (36.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Cisco
1 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago