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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 879 826 859
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +33
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 25 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.052% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 28
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £59,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £77,250
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £90,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 2014. 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 -18 25 £70,000 +3.70% 9
London -4 11 £70,000 +3.70% 2
City of London -5 6 £75,000 +7.14% 1
North West -16 6 £72,500 +5.45%
Cheshire -15 5 £72,500 +5.45%
South East -19 5 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Milton Keynes - 4 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £72,500 -
Reading +1 1 £85,000 - 2
Berkshire -7 1 £85,000 - 2
West Midlands -8 1 - -
East of England - 1 £62,500 - 1
Telford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £72,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £75,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £62,500 - 1
South West - 1 £75,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £62,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 37 (80.43%) Security Architecture
2 33 (71.74%) Information Security
3 32 (69.57%) TOGAF
4 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (39.13%) Risk Management
6 17 (36.96%) CISSP
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) Linux
7 13 (28.26%) Finance
8 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
8 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (26.09%) Project Management
9 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (23.91%) Web Services
9 11 (23.91%) XML
9 11 (23.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (21.74%) Benchmarking
11 9 (19.57%) Internet
11 9 (19.57%) CISM
11 9 (19.57%) VPN
11 9 (19.57%) SAML
11 9 (19.57%) JSON
11 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (19.57%) REST
11 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.57%) OAuth
12 8 (17.39%) Cyber Security
12 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (17.39%) ISSAP

SABSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (19.57%) Internet
2 9 (19.57%) VPN
3 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) MPLS
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Architect
2 28 (60.87%) Security Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Information Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security Architect
7 1 (2.17%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.17%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) Web Services
1 11 (23.91%) XML
2 9 (19.57%) SAML
2 9 (19.57%) JSON
2 9 (19.57%) REST
2 9 (19.57%) OAuth
3 2 (4.35%) Java EE
3 2 (4.35%) XSD
3 2 (4.35%) JSP
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) JMS
3 2 (4.35%) WSDL
4 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) CCTV
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) SCADA
3 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.35%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Security Architecture
2 33 (71.74%) Information Security
3 32 (69.57%) TOGAF
4 18 (39.13%) Risk Management
5 12 (26.09%) Project Management
6 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (23.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) Benchmarking
8 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (17.39%) Cyber Security
9 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (17.39%) SOA
9 8 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (15.22%) Business Development
11 5 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
12 4 (8.70%) ITIL
13 3 (6.52%) Online Security
13 3 (6.52%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) CISSP
2 9 (19.57%) CISM
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) ISSAP
4 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) CEH
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
7 2 (4.35%) CITP
7 2 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) CISA
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (2.17%) GIAC
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) COBIT
3 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) VMware
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) Juniper
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) NetIQ
2 1 (2.17%) Tripwire
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