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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
Rank 909 912 931
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 26 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.085% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 5
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,250 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,550 £66,750 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 +19 23 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
Leeds - 8 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
London 0 7 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East Midlands - 6 £67,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £68,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £68,750 -
South West -10 2 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Northampton - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +48 1 £77,500 +29.16%
Swindon - 1 - -

ISSAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) CISSP
2 42 (95.45%) Information Security
3 27 (61.36%) CISM
4 25 (56.82%) Degree
5 20 (45.45%) Finance
6 19 (43.18%) GIAC
7 16 (36.36%) SABSA
7 16 (36.36%) SANS
8 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (31.82%) Security Architecture
10 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
10 13 (29.55%) ISSEP
10 13 (29.55%) IISP
11 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
11 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (25.00%) SIEM
12 11 (25.00%) IIS
13 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
14 9 (20.45%) CEH
14 9 (20.45%) CESG
14 9 (20.45%) Big Data
15 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (18.18%) Network Security
15 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
15 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
16 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
16 7 (15.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification

ISSAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Network Security
2 4 (9.09%) SSL
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Architect
1 18 (40.91%) Security Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Information Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Information Security Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Information Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Information Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Information Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Security Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) Information Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) OAuth
1 4 (9.09%) SAML
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (20.45%) CESG
4 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.09%) Bitcoin
5 4 (9.09%) Cryptocurrency
5 4 (9.09%) Fintech
5 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (9.09%) PKI
6 3 (6.82%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) SABSA
3 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (31.82%) Security Architecture
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (25.00%) SIEM
6 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
7 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
10 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
11 4 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) CISSP
2 27 (61.36%) CISM
3 25 (56.82%) Degree
4 19 (43.18%) GIAC
5 16 (36.36%) SANS
6 13 (29.55%) IISP
6 13 (29.55%) ISSEP
7 9 (20.45%) CEH
8 7 (15.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (11.36%) CISA
9 5 (11.36%) CRISC
9 5 (11.36%) CSSLP
10 4 (9.09%) ISEB
11 3 (6.82%) CLAS
12 2 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (4.55%) CITP
12 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
12 2 (4.55%) GCIA
12 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
2 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 3 (6.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Ansible
1 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle