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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
Rank 872 917 -
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.003% 0.006% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £110,000 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
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
28900 32278 30185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.30% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22727 25844 24351
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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 2 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 29 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 +53 1 £110,000 +46.66%
England +45 1 £110,000 +46.66%

ISSEP
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 6 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) X.509
2 5 (83.33%) SSCP
3 4 (66.67%) SABSA
3 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) CCSP
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

ISSEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) X.509
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Information Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) SABSA
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 5 (83.33%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) SSCP
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley