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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 822 865 835
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -30
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 68 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.041% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 56 22 46
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £43,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
92338 88528 90356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.52% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74520 72722 76092
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2014 within the UK.

SABSA Salary Histogram in the UK

SABSA
Top 27 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 October 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 +54 68 £75,000 +3.44% 9
London +39 34 £81,250 +8.33% 5
South East +2 19 £71,250 +68.63% 3
Berkshire - 17 £75,000 - 2
City of London +25 9 £75,000 - 2
East of England - 7 £70,000 -
Reading - 7 £80,000 -
North West -9 6 £72,500 -3.33%
Cheshire -18 5 £72,500 -3.33%
Hertfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £70,000 -
Essex - 3 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £63,750 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £72,500 -
Harlow - 2 £70,000 -
South West - 2 £63,750 - 1
Guildford -7 1 £57,500 +38.55% 1
Surrey -10 1 £57,500 +36.09% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £70,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £57,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £72,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 70 (81.40%) Security Architecture
2 69 (80.23%) TOGAF
3 58 (67.44%) Information Security
4 32 (37.21%) Finance
5 29 (33.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (33.72%) COBIT
6 28 (32.56%) Security Cleared
7 25 (29.07%) CISSP
8 22 (25.58%) ITIL
9 20 (23.26%) Firewall
9 20 (23.26%) Management Information System
10 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
10 19 (22.09%) Cyber Security
11 17 (19.77%) CISM
12 15 (17.44%) Risk Management
13 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (15.12%) Identity Management
13 13 (15.12%) PRINCE
13 13 (15.12%) Linux
13 13 (15.12%) Windows
14 12 (13.95%) PKI
14 12 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (13.95%) Zachman Framework
15 11 (12.79%) Web Services
15 11 (12.79%) XML
16 10 (11.63%) Change Management
17 9 (10.47%) JSON
17 9 (10.47%) VPN
17 9 (10.47%) Internet
17 9 (10.47%) SAML

SABSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (10.47%) VPN
3 9 (10.47%) Internet
4 6 (6.98%) Wireless
5 5 (5.81%) MPLS
5 5 (5.81%) SAN
6 4 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.49%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) DHCP
8 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.16%) DNS
8 1 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (82.56%) Architect
2 69 (80.23%) Security Architect
3 26 (30.23%) Enterprise Architect
4 23 (26.74%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Security Consultant
5 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Cyber Security Architect
8 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.33%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) IT Consultant
9 1 (1.16%) Information Architect
9 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Consultant
9 1 (1.16%) Network Architect
9 1 (1.16%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (1.16%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Web Services
1 11 (12.79%) XML
2 9 (10.47%) JSON
2 9 (10.47%) SAML
2 9 (10.47%) OAuth
2 9 (10.47%) REST
3 4 (4.65%) JSP
4 2 (2.33%) Java EE
4 2 (2.33%) WSDL
4 2 (2.33%) JMS
4 2 (2.33%) XSD
4 2 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.16%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.16%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.95%) PKI
3 8 (9.30%) CESG
4 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.49%) CCTV
5 3 (3.49%) Open Source
6 2 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.33%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) GIS
7 1 (1.16%) SCADA
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) UNIX
2 4 (4.65%) AIX
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (81.40%) Security Architecture
2 69 (80.23%) TOGAF
3 58 (67.44%) Information Security
4 22 (25.58%) ITIL
5 19 (22.09%) Cyber Security
6 15 (17.44%) Risk Management
7 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (15.12%) Identity Management
7 13 (15.12%) PRINCE
8 12 (13.95%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (11.63%) Change Management
10 8 (9.30%) Information Assurance
10 8 (9.30%) SOA
10 8 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (8.14%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (6.98%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (6.98%) Security Testing
12 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.07%) CISSP
3 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
4 17 (19.77%) CISM
5 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) ISSAP
6 4 (4.65%) CEH
7 2 (2.33%) GIAC
8 1 (1.16%) MCSE
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CISA
8 1 (1.16%) MBA
8 1 (1.16%) Degree
8 1 (1.16%) MCITP
8 1 (1.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.16%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (33.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 29 (33.72%) COBIT
2 5 (5.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) VMware
3 4 (4.65%) Tripwire
3 4 (4.65%) Citrix
3 4 (4.65%) NetIQ
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
5 2 (2.33%) Juniper
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) EMC
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Veritas
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.16%) Symantec
6 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £90k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
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Salary: to £85k Base plus bens plus bonus
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