The table below looks at the statistics for SABSA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SABSA over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 793 911 871
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -40
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 103 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.022% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 83 11 8
Average salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,000 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89822 97669 86864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.68% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72985 79475 71416
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SABSA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SABSA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SABSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SABSA
Salary Trend

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

SABSA Salary Trend in the UK

SABSA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SABSA over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

SABSA Salary Histogram in the UK

SABSA
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SABSA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +133 101 £77,500 +6.89% 7
London +90 71 £77,000 +25.71% 3
South East +21 12 £90,000 +28.57% 2
City of London +49 10 £90,000 +80.00% 1
Berkshire +10 10 £90,000 +28.57%
Reading -1 10 £90,000 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire - 10 - -
East of England - 10 - -
Cambridge - 8 - -
Cheshire - 6 £70,000 - 2
North West - 6 £70,000 - 2
Hammersmith - 4 £70,000 -
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
County Antrim - 1 £90,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £77,500 -
Belfast - 1 £90,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £77,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £90,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SABSA 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 SABSA.

1 150 (86.21%) TOGAF
2 98 (56.32%) Security Architecture
3 78 (44.83%) ITIL
4 73 (41.95%) Information Security
5 64 (36.78%) COBIT
6 63 (36.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (31.61%) Finance
8 48 (27.59%) CISSP
9 42 (24.14%) Data Centre
10 41 (23.56%) Firewall
11 39 (22.41%) Security Cleared
12 38 (21.84%) Enterprise Architecture
13 37 (21.26%) Management Information System
14 36 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (20.11%) Zachman Framework
16 34 (19.54%) Cyber Security
17 28 (16.09%) Project Management
18 27 (15.52%) CESG
19 26 (14.94%) Juniper
19 26 (14.94%) Cisco
20 24 (13.79%) MS Visio
20 24 (13.79%) DoDAF
20 24 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 23 (13.22%) Project Planning
21 23 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (13.22%) UML
21 23 (13.22%) HP
21 23 (13.22%) DNS
21 23 (13.22%) Retail
21 23 (13.22%) Legal

SABSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SABSA 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 SABSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.05%) IIS
1 14 (8.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 14 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.07%) SaaS
2 14 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.56%) Firewall
2 23 (13.22%) DNS
3 16 (9.20%) SAN
4 15 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 14 (8.05%) DHCP
5 14 (8.05%) NAS
6 13 (7.47%) Wireless
7 12 (6.90%) Network Security
8 9 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (5.17%) FWSM
8 9 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (5.17%) IPsec
8 9 (5.17%) VLAN
8 9 (5.17%) Ethernet
8 9 (5.17%) FTP
8 9 (5.17%) HTTP
8 9 (5.17%) ATM
8 9 (5.17%) LAN
8 9 (5.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.05%) SQL Server
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.30%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 23 (13.22%) Legal
2 23 (13.22%) Retail
3 14 (8.05%) Billing
4 10 (5.75%) Banking
5 7 (4.02%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.15%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 133 (76.44%) Architect
2 87 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 44 (25.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 38 (21.84%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 31 (17.82%) Consultant
6 28 (16.09%) Security Consultant
7 21 (12.07%) Technical Architect
8 18 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (9.77%) Security Specialist
10 9 (5.17%) Information Architect
10 9 (5.17%) Network Architect
10 9 (5.17%) Information Security Architect
11 7 (4.02%) IT Architect
11 7 (4.02%) IT Security Architect
12 6 (3.45%) CLAS Consultant
12 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 5 (2.87%) Security Engineer
13 5 (2.87%) Security Manager
14 3 (1.72%) Infrastructure Architect
15 2 (1.15%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.05%) Software Packaging
2 12 (6.90%) JSP
3 9 (5.17%) SOAP
3 9 (5.17%) Web Services
3 9 (5.17%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) OAuth
4 1 (0.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 37 (21.26%) Management Information System
3 27 (15.52%) CESG
4 19 (10.92%) PKI
5 15 (8.62%) CESG CLAS
6 14 (8.05%) Clustering
6 14 (8.05%) N-Tier
7 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
8 9 (5.17%) GIS
9 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.72%) BYOD
11 2 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.15%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.57%) Tandem
12 1 (0.57%) PMI
12 1 (0.57%) Derivative
12 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.20%) Windows
1 16 (9.20%) Linux
2 14 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (86.21%) TOGAF
2 98 (56.32%) Security Architecture
3 78 (44.83%) ITIL
4 73 (41.95%) Information Security
5 38 (21.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 36 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (20.11%) Zachman Framework
8 34 (19.54%) Cyber Security
9 28 (16.09%) Project Management
10 24 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 24 (13.79%) DoDAF
11 23 (13.22%) Validation
11 23 (13.22%) UML
11 23 (13.22%) Project Planning
12 22 (12.64%) Waterfall
13 18 (10.34%) MODAF
14 17 (9.77%) Business Development
15 16 (9.20%) Migration
16 15 (8.62%) SOA
17 14 (8.05%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.20%) C
2 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (27.59%) CISSP
2 39 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 22 (12.64%) CISM
4 18 (10.34%) Degree
4 18 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.05%) MCITP
5 14 (8.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (8.05%) MCSE
5 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.47%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.75%) ISSAP
8 9 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.87%) CEH
10 4 (2.30%) ISSEP
10 4 (2.30%) SSCP
10 4 (2.30%) CISA
11 3 (1.72%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.15%) PMP
12 2 (1.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (36.78%) COBIT
2 63 (36.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (7.47%) PCI DSS
4 12 (6.90%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.15%) QA
7 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 23 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.05%) Hyper-V
2 14 (8.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (8.05%) vSphere
2 14 (8.05%) vCloud
2 14 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (14.94%) Cisco
1 26 (14.94%) Juniper
2 23 (13.22%) VMware
2 23 (13.22%) HP
3 16 (9.20%) Oracle
4 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.05%) Veritas
4 14 (8.05%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.75%) F5
6 9 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.30%) SAP
8 2 (1.15%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.57%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (0.57%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.57%) Websense
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