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 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 Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank 862 886 860
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -26
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 11 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.003% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Average salary £57,500 £85,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £85,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +33.33%

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
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% -

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 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
England +12 11 £57,500 -32.35% 2
London - 7 £60,000 - 2
Liverpool - 3 £55,000 -
City of London - 3 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £55,000 -
North West - 3 £55,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £61,000 -
Devon - 1 - -

ISSMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 33 (100.00%) CISSP
1 33 (100.00%) CISM
1 33 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 32 (96.97%) Information Security
3 24 (72.73%) Law
4 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 20 (60.61%) COBIT
6 18 (54.55%) Information Security Management
6 18 (54.55%) Security Management
6 18 (54.55%) ITIL
7 17 (51.52%) Retail
8 16 (48.48%) Degree
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco
9 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
9 12 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (36.36%) PCI DSS
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (33.33%) UNIX
10 11 (33.33%) Windows
10 11 (33.33%) Linux
10 11 (33.33%) Firewall
11 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
12 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
13 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (6.06%) Games
13 2 (6.06%) Finance
13 2 (6.06%) CISA
14 1 (3.03%) Legal
14 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
14 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
General
1 24 (72.73%) Law
2 17 (51.52%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 19 (57.58%) Information Security Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Analyst
3 11 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 10 (30.30%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (30.30%) Information Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) UNIX
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Information Security
2 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 18 (54.55%) Information Security Management
3 18 (54.55%) Security Management
3 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.03%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CISSP
1 33 (100.00%) CISM
1 33 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 16 (48.48%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) COBIT
2 12 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
1 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Career progression
Posted: 7 days ago