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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)
Rank 898 919 870
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -49
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 6 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.003% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +39.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +23.97%

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
30275 32747 30836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.31% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23681 26225 24865
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISSMP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

ISSMP Salary Histogram in the UK

ISSMP
Top 6 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 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
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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 +48 6 £57,500 +8.49%
London - 5 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
City of London - 1 £85,000 -
South East - 1 £52,500 -

ISSMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (95.45%) CISM
2 21 (95.45%) Information Security
3 20 (90.91%) ISSAP
4 17 (77.27%) COBIT
4 17 (77.27%) Information Security Management
4 17 (77.27%) Security Management
4 17 (77.27%) ITIL
5 14 (63.64%) Law
6 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
7 10 (45.45%) PCI DSS
7 10 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Retail
10 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) CISA
11 2 (9.09%) Finance
11 2 (9.09%) Legal
11 2 (9.09%) Games
12 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (4.55%) Information Management
12 1 (4.55%) CEH
12 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
12 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
12 1 (4.55%) Banking
12 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
12 1 (4.55%) Network Security

ISSMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 14 (63.64%) Law
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Information Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Security Officer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (4.55%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.55%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.55%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Information Security
2 17 (77.27%) Information Security Management
2 17 (77.27%) Security Management
2 17 (77.27%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Information Management
5 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) SIEM
5 1 (4.55%) SABSA
5 1 (4.55%) Data Security
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CISSP
2 21 (95.45%) CISM
3 20 (90.91%) ISSAP
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) CISA
6 1 (4.55%) CEH
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) PMP
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) COBIT
2 10 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 10 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco