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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 807 879 825
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -54
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 86 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.024% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.029% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 68 23 35
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £72,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +59 83 £70,000 - 6
London +43 44 £72,500 +3.57% 3
South East +24 15 £70,000 +40.00%
Cheshire +13 13 £70,000 -3.44%
North West +10 13 £70,000 -3.44%
Berkshire +18 9 £67,500 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire -8 7 £67,500 +35.00%
Milton Keynes -8 7 £67,500 +35.00%
City of London +24 6 £61,250 -18.33% 1
East of England +4 6 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Cambridge - 6 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Reading +3 5 £65,000 -21.21%
Bracknell - 4 £70,000 -
West Midlands -3 3 - -
Hook - 3 £92,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £92,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £57,500 -
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 165 (86.84%) TOGAF
2 109 (57.37%) Security Architecture
3 90 (47.37%) Information Security
4 55 (28.95%) ITIL
5 53 (27.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 51 (26.84%) Cyber Security
7 50 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 49 (25.79%) COBIT
9 47 (24.74%) Finance
10 43 (22.63%) CISSP
11 42 (22.11%) Data Centre
12 38 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
12 38 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (15.26%) Firewall
14 28 (14.74%) UML
14 28 (14.74%) Degree
14 28 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
15 27 (14.21%) Waterfall
15 27 (14.21%) Project Management
16 26 (13.68%) CISM
17 25 (13.16%) Risk Management
17 25 (13.16%) Banking
18 24 (12.63%) Management Information System
18 24 (12.63%) Security Testing
19 23 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (12.11%) Project Planning
19 23 (12.11%) VMware
19 23 (12.11%) C
20 22 (11.58%) CESG

SABSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (6.32%) IIS
1 12 (6.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.00%) SaaS
2 12 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.26%) Firewall
2 21 (11.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (8.95%) DNS
4 15 (7.89%) SAN
5 14 (7.37%) Wireless
6 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
7 12 (6.32%) DHCP
7 12 (6.32%) NAS
8 8 (4.21%) MPLS
9 7 (3.68%) Network Security
10 5 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.63%) FWSM
10 5 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.63%) IPsec
10 5 (2.63%) VLAN
10 5 (2.63%) OSPF
10 5 (2.63%) BGP
10 5 (2.63%) EIGRP
10 5 (2.63%) IGRP
10 5 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
1 12 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
1 12 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (6.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
General
1 47 (24.74%) Finance
2 25 (13.16%) Banking
3 21 (11.05%) Investment Banking
4 18 (9.47%) Legal
5 17 (8.95%) Retail
6 12 (6.32%) Billing
7 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.11%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 153 (80.53%) Architect
2 117 (61.58%) Security Architect
3 51 (26.84%) Enterprise Architect
4 43 (22.63%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 17 (8.95%) Technical Architect
6 16 (8.42%) Security Specialist
7 14 (7.37%) Security Consultant
7 14 (7.37%) Consultant
7 14 (7.37%) IT Architect
8 13 (6.84%) IT Security Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Information Security Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Information Architect
10 9 (4.74%) Technical Manager
10 9 (4.74%) Technical Assurance Manager
11 8 (4.21%) Security Manager
12 5 (2.63%) Network Architect
13 4 (2.11%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (2.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 4 (2.11%) Cyber Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.32%) Software Packaging
2 11 (5.79%) JSP
3 3 (1.58%) SOAP
3 3 (1.58%) Web Services
3 3 (1.58%) REST
4 2 (1.05%) SAML
4 2 (1.05%) OAuth
5 1 (0.53%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.11%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.63%) Management Information System
3 22 (11.58%) CESG
4 20 (10.53%) PKI
5 12 (6.32%) Clustering
5 12 (6.32%) N-Tier
6 9 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.21%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (4.21%) GIS
8 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.11%) BYOD
10 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) CCTV
11 1 (0.53%) Derivative
11 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.53%) Tandem
11 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.42%) Windows
2 15 (7.89%) Linux
3 12 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.63%) UNIX
5 2 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (86.84%) TOGAF
2 109 (57.37%) Security Architecture
3 90 (47.37%) Information Security
4 55 (28.95%) ITIL
5 53 (27.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 51 (26.84%) Cyber Security
7 38 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
8 28 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 28 (14.74%) UML
9 27 (14.21%) Project Management
9 27 (14.21%) Waterfall
10 25 (13.16%) Risk Management
11 24 (12.63%) Security Testing
12 23 (12.11%) Project Planning
13 22 (11.58%) MODAF
14 21 (11.05%) Wealth Management
15 19 (10.00%) DoDAF
16 17 (8.95%) Validation
17 16 (8.42%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.11%) C
2 1 (0.53%) Java
2 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (22.63%) CISSP
2 28 (14.74%) Degree
3 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
4 26 (13.68%) CISM
5 17 (8.95%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.84%) DV Cleared
7 12 (6.32%) MCITP
7 12 (6.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (6.32%) MCSE
7 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.16%) CISA
9 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.11%) CCNP
9 4 (2.11%) CCNA
9 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.58%) GIAC
10 3 (1.58%) CGEIT
10 3 (1.58%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (25.79%) COBIT
3 11 (5.79%) JSP 440
4 10 (5.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.32%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (6.32%) vSphere
2 12 (6.32%) vCloud
2 12 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (12.11%) VMware
2 18 (9.47%) Oracle
2 18 (9.47%) Cisco
2 18 (9.47%) Juniper
3 17 (8.95%) HP
4 12 (6.32%) Veritas
4 12 (6.32%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.16%) SAP
5 6 (3.16%) F5
6 5 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.05%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.05%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.53%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.53%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.53%) Websense
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago