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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 869 909 875
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -34
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 24 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.007% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 7
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £57,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year
-12.17% -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
31482 29808 31546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 26.94% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25214 23984 26320
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISSAP over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

ISSAP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 15 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 21 November 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 +5 23 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Merseyside - 11 £50,000 - 2
North West - 11 £50,000 - 2
Liverpool - 11 £50,000 - 2
London -3 10 £55,000 - 3
City of London +32 5 £55,000 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £61,000 -
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 -
South West - 1 £70,000 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 41 (100.00%) CISSP
2 40 (97.56%) Information Security
3 39 (95.12%) CISM
4 37 (90.24%) ISSMP
5 35 (85.37%) Degree
6 29 (70.73%) Retail
7 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
7 26 (63.41%) Cisco
8 25 (60.98%) E-Commerce
8 25 (60.98%) UNIX
8 25 (60.98%) Windows
8 25 (60.98%) Linux
9 19 (46.34%) Firewall
9 19 (46.34%) Law
9 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (43.90%) Data Protection
10 18 (43.90%) PCI DSS
10 18 (43.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (41.46%) COBIT
12 16 (39.02%) Security Management
13 15 (36.59%) ITIL
13 15 (36.59%) Information Security Management
14 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
15 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
16 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
17 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
17 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
17 6 (14.63%) Multimedia
18 3 (7.32%) TOGAF

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) Firewall
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
General
1 29 (70.73%) Retail
2 19 (46.34%) Law
3 6 (14.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Security Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) Information Security Engineer
3 16 (39.02%) Information Security Analyst
3 16 (39.02%) Security Analyst
3 16 (39.02%) Information Analyst
3 16 (39.02%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Information Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) UNIX
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Information Security
2 25 (60.98%) E-Commerce
3 18 (43.90%) Data Protection
4 16 (39.02%) Security Management
5 15 (36.59%) ITIL
5 15 (36.59%) Information Security Management
6 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) SABSA
7 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Business Development
7 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.44%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) CISSP
2 39 (95.12%) CISM
3 37 (90.24%) ISSMP
4 35 (85.37%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) CEH
6 2 (4.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 18 (43.90%) PCI DSS
2 17 (41.46%) COBIT
3 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Cisco
1 26 (63.41%) CheckPoint
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chiswick Park, London, South East, United Kingdom
QVC
Salary: Up to £61,000
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago