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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
Rank 877 894 871
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 6 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.040% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 14
Average salary £58,750 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £79,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £75,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.89%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

ISSAP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSAP
Top 2 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 22 May 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
London +44 5 £57,500 -4.16%
England +27 5 £57,500 -17.85%

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (96.67%) CISSP
2 28 (93.33%) Information Security
3 18 (60.00%) CISM
4 17 (56.67%) ISSMP
5 15 (50.00%) Security Management
6 14 (46.67%) Information Security Management
6 14 (46.67%) ITIL
6 14 (46.67%) COBIT
7 13 (43.33%) Law
8 12 (40.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
9 10 (33.33%) SABSA
9 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
10 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
11 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (20.00%) ISSEP
12 6 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (16.67%) CEH
13 5 (16.67%) X.509
13 5 (16.67%) SSCP
14 4 (13.33%) Finance
15 3 (10.00%) CESG
15 3 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
15 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
15 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
16 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
16 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
16 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
16 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) X.509
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 13 (43.33%) Law
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Head of Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) CESG
1 3 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Information Security
2 15 (50.00%) Security Management
3 14 (46.67%) Information Security Management
3 14 (46.67%) ITIL
4 12 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (33.33%) SABSA
5 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
10 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (3.33%) SIEM
10 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) CISSP
2 18 (60.00%) CISM
3 17 (56.67%) ISSMP
4 6 (20.00%) ISSEP
5 5 (16.67%) CEH
5 5 (16.67%) SSCP
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) CISA
7 1 (3.33%) CCSP
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) COBIT
2 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (6.67%) QA