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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 877 871 888
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 25 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.017% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £63,750 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £58,750 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £68,750 £81,000
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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

ISSAP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 9 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 19 September 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
(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 +1 25 £50,000 -21.56% 8
Merseyside +18 14 £50,000 - 4
North West -6 14 £50,000 - 4
Liverpool - 14 £50,000 - 4
London -19 10 £50,000 -28.57% 2
City of London +8 3 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Cheltenham - 1 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 -
South West - 1 £70,000 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) CISSP
1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 33 (97.06%) CISM
3 27 (79.41%) ISSMP
3 27 (79.41%) Degree
4 21 (61.76%) CheckPoint
4 21 (61.76%) UNIX
4 21 (61.76%) Windows
4 21 (61.76%) Linux
4 21 (61.76%) E-Commerce
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco
5 19 (55.88%) Retail
6 15 (44.12%) Management Information System
7 14 (41.18%) COBIT
7 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
7 14 (41.18%) PCI DSS
7 14 (41.18%) ITIL
7 14 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (41.18%) Information Security Management
7 14 (41.18%) Security Management
8 13 (38.24%) Firewall
8 13 (38.24%) Law
8 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (23.53%) Multimedia
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
11 7 (20.59%) SABSA

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
General
1 19 (55.88%) Retail
2 13 (38.24%) Law
3 8 (23.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
1 15 (44.12%) Security Analyst
1 15 (44.12%) Information Analyst
1 15 (44.12%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Information Security Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Security Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Information Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) UNIX
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (61.76%) E-Commerce
3 14 (41.18%) Information Security Management
3 14 (41.18%) Security Management
3 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
3 14 (41.18%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
4 7 (20.59%) SABSA
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
4 7 (20.59%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) TOGAF
5 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 33 (97.06%) CISM
3 27 (79.41%) ISSMP
3 27 (79.41%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 14 (41.18%) COBIT
1 14 (41.18%) PCI DSS
2 11 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
1 21 (61.76%) CheckPoint
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago