The table below looks at the statistics for ISSMP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISSMP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank 868 871 868
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 18 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.061% 0.004% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 7
Average salary £55,000 £85,000 £57,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +47.69%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £85,000 £57,550
% change year-on-year
-38.23% +47.69%

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
29320 28292 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 27.22% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23521 22225 25772
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% -

ISSMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISSMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISSMP
Salary Trend

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

ISSMP Salary Trend in the UK

ISSMP
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSMP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +28 18 £55,000 -35.29% 3
London - 11 £60,000 - 2
Liverpool - 6 £52,500 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £52,500 - 1
North West - 6 £52,500 - 1
City of London - 5 £60,000 - 1
Hounslow - 3 £61,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

ISSMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISSMP 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 ISSMP.

1 42 (100.00%) CISSP
1 42 (100.00%) CISM
1 42 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 41 (97.62%) Information Security
3 28 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 27 (64.29%) Degree
5 26 (61.90%) Law
6 25 (59.52%) COBIT
7 24 (57.14%) Retail
8 23 (54.76%) ITIL
8 23 (54.76%) Information Security Management
8 23 (54.76%) Security Management
9 20 (47.62%) CheckPoint
9 20 (47.62%) Cisco
10 19 (45.24%) UNIX
10 19 (45.24%) Windows
10 19 (45.24%) Linux
10 19 (45.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (45.24%) PCI DSS
11 15 (35.71%) Data Protection
11 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (35.71%) Firewall
12 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
13 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
14 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
14 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
14 4 (9.52%) Multimedia
14 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 2 (4.76%) Games

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISSMP 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 ISSMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
General
1 26 (61.90%) Law
2 24 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Security Engineer
2 23 (54.76%) Information Security Engineer
3 15 (35.71%) Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Information Security Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Information Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Security Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) UNIX
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
1 19 (45.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Information Security
2 28 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 23 (54.76%) ITIL
3 23 (54.76%) Information Security Management
3 23 (54.76%) Security Management
4 15 (35.71%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.38%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) CISSP
1 42 (100.00%) CISM
1 42 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 27 (64.29%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (59.52%) COBIT
2 19 (45.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (45.24%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) CheckPoint
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago