The table below looks at the statistics for ISSEP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISSEP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
Rank 868 879 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £83,750 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
32098 28874 28919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.61% 27.33% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25538 22741 23658
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISSEP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISSEP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISSEP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISSEP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISSEP within the UK.

ISSEP Salary Trend in the UK

ISSEP
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSEP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
London +28 5 £83,750 +8.06%
England -1 5 £83,750 +8.06%
City of London -2 2 £83,750 +6.34%

ISSEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISSEP 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 ISSEP.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
2 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) ISSAP
3 5 (71.43%) X.509
3 5 (71.43%) SSCP
4 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
4 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (57.14%) SABSA
5 2 (28.57%) CGEIT
5 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) CESG
5 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) ISMS
5 2 (28.57%) CISA
5 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) C

ISSEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISSEP 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 ISSEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) X.509
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) SABSA
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) ISMS
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Communications Security
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
3 5 (71.43%) ISSAP
3 5 (71.43%) SSCP
4 2 (28.57%) CGEIT
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft