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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank 872 - 891
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 21 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% - 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% - 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £120,000

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
31039 28809 33399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.13% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24047 23396 28270
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISSMP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

ISSMP Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2014. 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 - 21 £50,000 - 5
Merseyside - 10 £50,000 - 3
North West - 10 £50,000 - 3
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 - 3
London - 8 £50,000 - 2
Surrey - 3 £72,500 -
South East - 3 £72,500 -
Farnham - 3 £72,500 -
City of London - 2 £50,000 - 1

ISSMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) CISSP
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (80.77%) CISM
2 21 (80.77%) ISSAP
2 21 (80.77%) Degree
3 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
3 17 (65.38%) UNIX
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 17 (65.38%) E-Commerce
3 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) Security Management
4 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 13 (50.00%) Retail
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL
5 12 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (46.15%) COBIT
5 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
5 12 (46.15%) PCI DSS
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) Law
7 8 (30.77%) Multimedia
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (19.23%) Information Management
9 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (50.00%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) Law
3 8 (30.77%) Multimedia
4 5 (19.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Security Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Information Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Information Security Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Security Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Head of Security
4 4 (15.38%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) UNIX
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) E-Commerce
2 17 (65.38%) Security Management
3 13 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) Information Management
5 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (80.77%) CISM
2 21 (80.77%) ISSAP
2 21 (80.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (46.15%) COBIT
1 12 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago