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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISC2 ISSEP)
Rank 935 937 943
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 13 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.017% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Average salary £65,000 £83,750 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.38% +8.06%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - -

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
28380 29562 28677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.02% 27.74% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22655 23639 22533
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 £28,000 £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%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISSEP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

ISSEP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSEP
Top 10 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 9 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 +35 13 £65,000 -22.38%
East Midlands - 6 £67,500 -
South East - 5 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 -
Reading - 5 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £68,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £68,750 -
London +5 2 £80,000 -4.47%
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Northampton - 2 £45,000 -

ISSEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 41 (100.00%) CISSP
1 41 (100.00%) CISM
2 38 (92.68%) Information Security
3 33 (80.49%) CISA
4 29 (70.73%) Security Management
5 27 (65.85%) ITIL
6 21 (51.22%) Information Security Management
7 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
8 17 (41.46%) Legal
9 16 (39.02%) PCI DSS
10 15 (36.59%) Big Data
11 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (31.71%) ISSAP
12 12 (29.27%) Degree
12 12 (29.27%) Data Protection
12 12 (29.27%) Information Assurance
12 12 (29.27%) SaaS
13 11 (26.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
15 9 (21.95%) Finance
15 9 (21.95%) ISACA
16 8 (19.51%) Process Improvement
16 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
16 8 (19.51%) Performance Monitoring
16 8 (19.51%) SANS
16 8 (19.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 8 (19.51%) Internal Audit
16 8 (19.51%) Business Process Improvement

ISSEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) SaaS
2 7 (17.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) Big Data
General
1 17 (41.46%) Legal
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 8 (19.51%) Law
4 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Security Manager
2 18 (43.90%) Information Manager
3 10 (24.39%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (19.51%) Information Assurance Manager
5 7 (17.07%) IT Manager
5 7 (17.07%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (12.20%) Information Specialist
6 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Security Specialist
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Head of Information Security
9 1 (2.44%) Head of Security
9 1 (2.44%) Project Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.51%) Smart Meter
3 4 (9.76%) PKI
4 3 (7.32%) CESG
4 3 (7.32%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Information Security
2 29 (70.73%) Security Management
3 27 (65.85%) ITIL
4 21 (51.22%) Information Security Management
5 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
6 12 (29.27%) Data Protection
6 12 (29.27%) Information Assurance
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.51%) Business Process Improvement
9 8 (19.51%) Change Management
9 8 (19.51%) Internal Audit
9 8 (19.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (19.51%) Process Improvement
9 8 (19.51%) Process Management
9 8 (19.51%) Quality Management
10 7 (17.07%) SIEM
10 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) CISM
1 41 (100.00%) CISSP
2 33 (80.49%) CISA
3 13 (31.71%) ISSAP
4 12 (29.27%) Degree
5 9 (21.95%) ISACA
6 8 (19.51%) CITP
6 8 (19.51%) SANS
7 7 (17.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (12.20%) CEH
8 5 (12.20%) CGEIT
8 5 (12.20%) CRISC
8 5 (12.20%) CSSLP
8 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.76%) CLAS
9 4 (9.76%) ISEB
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) PCI DSS
2 13 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (19.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
4 4 (9.76%) HIPAA
4 4 (9.76%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) SAP