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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 809 862 884
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +22
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 83 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.030% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.037% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 68 21 3
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

SABSA Salary Histogram in the UK

SABSA
Top 15 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 27 March 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 +57 80 £75,000 - 4
London +75 62 £77,000 +2.66% 3
City of London +21 21 £90,000 +80.00%
South East +8 17 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Berkshire +11 12 £90,000 +38.46%
Reading +5 9 £90,000 +38.46%
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
South West -22 1 £65,000 +30.00%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Avon - 1 £65,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £85,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £85,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 - 1

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 157 (89.20%) TOGAF
2 114 (64.77%) Security Architecture
3 103 (58.52%) Information Security
4 75 (42.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 72 (40.91%) CISSP
6 67 (38.07%) Security Cleared
7 59 (33.52%) ITIL
8 54 (30.68%) Firewall
9 53 (30.11%) COBIT
10 46 (26.14%) Management Information System
10 46 (26.14%) Finance
11 43 (24.43%) SC Cleared
12 40 (22.73%) CISM
13 31 (17.61%) CESG
14 27 (15.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 27 (15.34%) Wireless
15 26 (14.77%) Zachman Framework
16 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (12.50%) VMware
17 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (11.93%) PKI
19 20 (11.36%) PCI DSS
20 19 (10.80%) SAN
21 18 (10.23%) Windows
21 18 (10.23%) Oracle
22 17 (9.66%) Cisco
22 17 (9.66%) Juniper
23 16 (9.09%) Project Management
23 16 (9.09%) Retail
23 16 (9.09%) Change Management

SABSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (8.52%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.95%) SaaS
2 7 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (30.68%) Firewall
2 27 (15.34%) Wireless
3 19 (10.80%) SAN
4 15 (8.52%) DNS
5 9 (5.11%) Network Security
6 8 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (4.55%) HTTPS
6 8 (4.55%) FWSM
6 8 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (4.55%) MPLS
6 8 (4.55%) OSPF
6 8 (4.55%) BGP
6 8 (4.55%) EIGRP
6 8 (4.55%) IGRP
6 8 (4.55%) IPsec
6 8 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (4.55%) VLAN
6 8 (4.55%) ATM
6 8 (4.55%) LAN
6 8 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
1 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.27%) Big Data
General
1 46 (26.14%) Finance
2 16 (9.09%) Retail
3 15 (8.52%) Legal
4 7 (3.98%) Electronics
4 7 (3.98%) Billing
5 4 (2.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (76.14%) Architect
2 103 (58.52%) Security Architect
3 37 (21.02%) Enterprise Architect
4 36 (20.45%) Consultant
5 33 (18.75%) Security Consultant
6 31 (17.61%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 23 (13.07%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (10.23%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Security Specialist
9 8 (4.55%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Consultant
10 7 (3.98%) Security Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.41%) CLAS Consultant
12 5 (2.84%) Security Engineer
13 4 (2.27%) Security Advisor
14 3 (1.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 3 (1.70%) Security Manager
15 2 (1.14%) Technical Security Consultant
15 2 (1.14%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) SOAP
1 11 (6.25%) Web Services
1 11 (6.25%) REST
2 8 (4.55%) JSP
3 7 (3.98%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.14%) Management Information System
2 31 (17.61%) CESG
3 21 (11.93%) PKI
4 15 (8.52%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.98%) Clustering
6 7 (3.98%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.27%) GIS
9 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.57%) Open Source
10 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.23%) Windows
2 11 (6.25%) Linux
3 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.41%) UNIX
5 3 (1.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (89.20%) TOGAF
2 114 (64.77%) Security Architecture
3 103 (58.52%) Information Security
4 59 (33.52%) ITIL
5 27 (15.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (14.77%) Zachman Framework
7 25 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (9.09%) Project Management
8 16 (9.09%) Change Management
8 16 (9.09%) Cyber Security
9 15 (8.52%) Information Assurance
9 15 (8.52%) Project Planning
9 15 (8.52%) Validation
9 15 (8.52%) DoDAF
9 15 (8.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (7.39%) Scrum
10 13 (7.39%) Security Management
11 12 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.25%) Identity Management
12 11 (6.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.55%) C
2 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (40.91%) CISSP
2 67 (38.07%) Security Cleared
3 43 (24.43%) SC Cleared
4 40 (22.73%) CISM
5 16 (9.09%) Degree
6 11 (6.25%) ISSAP
7 9 (5.11%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.98%) MCITP
8 7 (3.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.98%) MCSE
8 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (3.41%) CISA
10 5 (2.84%) CEH
11 4 (2.27%) SSCP
11 4 (2.27%) ISSEP
11 4 (2.27%) CCNP
11 4 (2.27%) CCNA
11 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (42.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (30.11%) COBIT
3 20 (11.36%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.55%) JSP 440
5 7 (3.98%) QA
6 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.98%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (3.98%) vSphere
2 7 (3.98%) vCloud
2 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 22 (12.50%) VMware
2 18 (10.23%) Oracle
3 17 (9.66%) Cisco
3 17 (9.66%) Juniper
4 15 (8.52%) HP
5 8 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 8 (4.55%) F5
6 7 (3.98%) Citrix
6 7 (3.98%) Veritas
6 7 (3.98%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.98%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.27%) SAP
8 3 (1.70%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.70%) Tripwire
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