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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 785 896 862
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -34
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 107 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.015% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.019% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 81 11 26
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

SABSA Salary Histogram in the UK

SABSA
Top 21 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 29 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
(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 +105 104 £70,000 - 8
London +74 59 £72,500 +7.40% 4
North West - 16 £70,000 - 1
Cheshire - 16 £70,000 -
South East +29 15 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 14 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 14 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge - 12 £60,000 - 1
City of London +31 7 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +14 7 £67,500 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Milton Keynes -4 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Reading - 5 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £92,500 - 1
Hook - 3 £92,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £68,750 -
Basingstoke - 1 £77,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £57,500 -
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 178 (87.25%) TOGAF
2 111 (54.41%) Security Architecture
3 88 (43.14%) Information Security
4 77 (37.75%) ITIL
5 64 (31.37%) COBIT
6 62 (30.39%) Finance
7 61 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 50 (24.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 48 (23.53%) Cyber Security
10 47 (23.04%) Data Centre
11 45 (22.06%) CISSP
12 39 (19.12%) Firewall
13 37 (18.14%) Zachman Framework
14 35 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (16.18%) Project Management
16 32 (15.69%) Security Cleared
17 31 (15.20%) Management Information System
18 30 (14.71%) VMware
18 30 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (14.71%) Project Planning
19 27 (13.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 27 (13.24%) Juniper
19 27 (13.24%) Cisco
20 26 (12.75%) UML
20 26 (12.75%) MS Visio
20 26 (12.75%) CESG
20 26 (12.75%) DoDAF
21 25 (12.25%) Waterfall
21 25 (12.25%) Legal
22 24 (11.76%) CISM

SABSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (7.35%) IIS
1 15 (7.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (12.75%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.80%) SaaS
2 15 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.12%) Firewall
2 24 (11.76%) DNS
3 20 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (8.33%) SAN
5 16 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.35%) DHCP
6 15 (7.35%) NAS
7 13 (6.37%) Network Security
7 13 (6.37%) Wireless
8 12 (5.88%) MPLS
9 9 (4.41%) OSPF
9 9 (4.41%) BGP
9 9 (4.41%) EIGRP
9 9 (4.41%) IGRP
9 9 (4.41%) HTTPS
9 9 (4.41%) Ethernet
9 9 (4.41%) FTP
9 9 (4.41%) HTTP
9 9 (4.41%) ATM
9 9 (4.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
1 15 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 15 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (7.35%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
General
1 62 (30.39%) Finance
2 25 (12.25%) Legal
3 24 (11.76%) Retail
4 22 (10.78%) Banking
5 18 (8.82%) Investment Banking
6 15 (7.35%) Billing
7 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 158 (77.45%) Architect
2 113 (55.39%) Security Architect
3 51 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 44 (21.57%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 21 (10.29%) Technical Architect
5 21 (10.29%) Consultant
6 18 (8.82%) Security Consultant
7 17 (8.33%) Security Specialist
8 14 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
9 12 (5.88%) IT Architect
10 11 (5.39%) Information Architect
10 11 (5.39%) Information Security Architect
11 10 (4.90%) Security Manager
12 9 (4.41%) Network Architect
13 8 (3.92%) Technical Assurance Manager
13 8 (3.92%) Technical Manager
14 7 (3.43%) Security Engineer
15 5 (2.45%) CLAS Consultant
15 5 (2.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.35%) Software Packaging
2 11 (5.39%) JSP
3 5 (2.45%) SOAP
3 5 (2.45%) Web Services
3 5 (2.45%) REST
4 2 (0.98%) SAML
4 2 (0.98%) OAuth
5 1 (0.49%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.04%) Data Centre
2 31 (15.20%) Management Information System
3 26 (12.75%) CESG
4 22 (10.78%) PKI
5 15 (7.35%) Clustering
5 15 (7.35%) N-Tier
6 13 (6.37%) CESG CLAS
7 11 (5.39%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.92%) GIS
9 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.47%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.47%) BYOD
11 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) CCTV
12 1 (0.49%) Derivative
12 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.49%) Tandem
12 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.31%) Linux
2 17 (8.33%) Windows
3 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.98%) AIX
4 2 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (87.25%) TOGAF
2 111 (54.41%) Security Architecture
3 88 (43.14%) Information Security
4 77 (37.75%) ITIL
5 50 (24.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 48 (23.53%) Cyber Security
7 37 (18.14%) Zachman Framework
8 35 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (16.18%) Project Management
10 30 (14.71%) Project Planning
11 27 (13.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (12.75%) UML
12 26 (12.75%) DoDAF
13 25 (12.25%) Waterfall
14 24 (11.76%) Validation
15 22 (10.78%) Risk Management
16 20 (9.80%) MODAF
17 19 (9.31%) Security Testing
18 18 (8.82%) Business Development
18 18 (8.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.31%) C
2 2 (0.98%) Java
3 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (22.06%) CISSP
2 32 (15.69%) Security Cleared
3 24 (11.76%) CISM
4 22 (10.78%) Degree
5 17 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 15 (7.35%) MCITP
6 15 (7.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (7.35%) MCSE
6 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 8 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.94%) CISA
10 5 (2.45%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.47%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.47%) GIAC
11 3 (1.47%) CGEIT
12 2 (0.98%) CRISC
12 2 (0.98%) OSCP
12 2 (0.98%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (31.37%) COBIT
2 61 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.86%) PCI DSS
4 11 (5.39%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.98%) QA
7 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 30 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.35%) Hyper-V
2 15 (7.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (7.35%) vSphere
2 15 (7.35%) vCloud
2 15 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (7.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (14.71%) VMware
2 27 (13.24%) Cisco
2 27 (13.24%) Juniper
3 24 (11.76%) HP
4 19 (9.31%) Oracle
5 15 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.35%) Veritas
5 15 (7.35%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.90%) F5
7 9 (4.41%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.45%) SAP
9 3 (1.47%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.98%) Tripwire
10 2 (0.98%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.49%) Websense
11 1 (0.49%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.49%) Ruckus Wireless
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