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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank 901 936 872
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -64
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 4 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.034% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £71,250 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.50% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +3.57%

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
29759 32776 30226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.34% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23568 25912 24466
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 2015 within the UK.

ISSMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSMP
Top 5 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 2 July 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 +43 4 £71,250 +42.50%
London +31 3 £90,000 +80.00%
South East +4 1 £52,500 -27.58%
Milton Keynes - 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -

ISSMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (90.91%) CISM
2 10 (90.91%) Information Security
3 8 (72.73%) ISSAP
4 6 (54.55%) COBIT
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
4 6 (54.55%) Security Management
5 5 (45.45%) Law
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) CISA
6 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Network Security
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (9.09%) SIEM
8 1 (9.09%) SABSA
8 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 5 (45.45%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) Security Management
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) SABSA
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (90.91%) CISM
3 8 (72.73%) ISSAP
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CEH
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sun