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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 898 925 875
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -50
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 4 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.040% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 9
Average salary £110,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £110,000 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
Top 5 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 3 July 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 +14 4 £110,000 +120.00%
London +19 3 £110,000 +120.00%
Nottingham - 1 £110,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £110,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £110,000 -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (94.74%) CISSP
2 17 (89.47%) Information Security
3 10 (52.63%) TOGAF
3 10 (52.63%) SABSA
4 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
4 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (42.11%) CISM
5 7 (36.84%) ISSEP
5 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (31.58%) ISSMP
6 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) CEH
7 5 (26.32%) X.509
7 5 (26.32%) SSCP
8 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) COBIT
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
9 3 (15.79%) Security Management
9 3 (15.79%) CESG
9 3 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Law
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) CISA
10 2 (10.53%) Management Information System

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) X.509
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
1 10 (52.63%) Security Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) CLAS Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Head of Security
3 2 (10.53%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) CESG
1 3 (15.79%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) TOGAF
2 10 (52.63%) SABSA
3 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
6 3 (15.79%) Security Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 7 (36.84%) ISSEP
4 6 (31.58%) ISSMP
5 5 (26.32%) SSCP
5 5 (26.32%) CEH
6 2 (10.53%) CCSP
6 2 (10.53%) CISA
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (15.79%) COBIT
5 2 (10.53%) QA