Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 775 834
Rank change year-on-year +6 +59 +121
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 383 396 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 320 316 373
England median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -4.55% +4.76%

ISMS is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 145,616 149,673 174,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.83% 89.55% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117,972 124,658 146,059
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in England

ISMS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISMS in England.

Salary trend for ISMS in England

ISMS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISMS in England

ISMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +70 195 £60,000 -7.69% 22
South East -11 60 £57,500 +27.78% 14
North of England +6 56 £52,500 - 10
Yorkshire +16 34 £53,000 +0.47% 8
East of England +29 26 £64,500 +22.86% 4
Midlands -13 26 £47,500 +11.76% 3
South West -16 20 £58,750 +46.88% 2
North West -11 17 £55,750 +6.19% 2
West Midlands -18 14 £44,500 +11.25% 2
East Midlands +28 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North East -14 5 £48,500 -19.17%
ISMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing ISMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 363 (94.78%) Information Security
2 290 (75.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 234 (61.10%) Security Management
4 227 (59.27%) Information Security Management
5 177 (46.21%) Management Information System
6 147 (38.38%) CISSP
7 135 (35.25%) CISM
8 111 (28.98%) Risk Management
9 107 (27.94%) Data Protection
10 104 (27.15%) Cybersecurity
11 97 (25.33%) GDPR
12 94 (24.54%) PCI DSS
12 94 (24.54%) Finance
13 86 (22.45%) CISA
14 64 (16.71%) Risk Assessment
15 55 (14.36%) Firewall
16 51 (13.32%) Project Management
17 50 (13.05%) ITIL
17 50 (13.05%) Business Continuity
18 49 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
19 48 (12.53%) CRISC
20 47 (12.27%) Penetration Testing
21 46 (12.01%) Degree
22 45 (11.75%) Legal
23 41 (10.70%) SIEM
23 41 (10.70%) Security Architecture
24 39 (10.18%) Cyber Essentials
24 39 (10.18%) COBIT
25 37 (9.66%) Internal Audit
25 37 (9.66%) Information Assurance

ISMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.61%) IIS
1 10 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.57%) SAS
3 5 (1.31%) Apache
4 2 (0.52%) CMS
4 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.04%) IaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) npm
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.36%) Firewall
2 20 (5.22%) Network Security
3 9 (2.35%) SMS
4 8 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.57%) SAN
6 5 (1.31%) VLAN
7 4 (1.04%) Internet
7 4 (1.04%) VPN
8 3 (0.78%) Wireless
9 2 (0.52%) LAN
9 2 (0.52%) WAN
10 1 (0.26%) DNS
10 1 (0.26%) Intranet
10 1 (0.26%) NAS
10 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.35%) MySQL
2 9 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.35%) AppScan
2 4 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.52%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.26%) Bower
4 1 (0.26%) Grunt
4 1 (0.26%) gulp
4 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.26%) Moq
4 1 (0.26%) NUnit
4 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (24.54%) Finance
2 45 (11.75%) Legal
3 32 (8.36%) Law
3 32 (8.36%) Telecoms
4 26 (6.79%) Retail
5 20 (5.22%) Marketing
6 12 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.83%) Banking
7 7 (1.83%) Electronics
8 4 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (22.98%) Security Manager
2 80 (20.89%) Analyst
3 72 (18.80%) Information Security Manager
4 71 (18.54%) Security Analyst
5 69 (18.02%) Information Manager
6 60 (15.67%) Consultant
7 52 (13.58%) Security Officer
8 51 (13.32%) Information Security Officer
9 50 (13.05%) Information Officer
10 49 (12.79%) Information Analyst
11 48 (12.53%) Information Security Analyst
12 46 (12.01%) Security Consultant
13 38 (9.92%) Security Specialist
14 30 (7.83%) Information Security Consultant
15 29 (7.57%) Risk Manager
16 24 (6.27%) Information Security Specialist
16 24 (6.27%) Information Specialist
17 21 (5.48%) Information Risk Manager
17 21 (5.48%) Information Security Risk Manager
18 18 (4.70%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.44%) .NET
2 10 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.35%) J2EE
4 6 (1.57%) CSS
4 6 (1.57%) HTML
4 6 (1.57%) OAuth
5 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (1.31%) JSP
5 5 (1.31%) SAML
5 5 (1.31%) XML
5 5 (1.31%) XSL
6 4 (1.04%) LDAP
6 4 (1.04%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.26%) jQuery
7 1 (0.26%) Middleware
7 1 (0.26%) OpenID
7 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 177 (46.21%) Management Information System
2 36 (9.40%) Data Protection Act
3 22 (5.74%) CESG
4 21 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.70%) Mobile Computing
6 12 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.04%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.78%) CMDB
11 3 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.52%) Fintech
12 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.52%) NHS
12 2 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.62%) Windows
2 20 (5.22%) Linux
3 12 (3.13%) Android
3 12 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.52%) Unix
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (94.78%) Information Security
2 234 (61.10%) Security Management
3 227 (59.27%) Information Security Management
4 111 (28.98%) Risk Management
5 107 (27.94%) Data Protection
6 104 (27.15%) Cybersecurity
7 64 (16.71%) Risk Assessment
8 51 (13.32%) Project Management
9 50 (13.05%) Business Continuity
9 50 (13.05%) ITIL
10 49 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 47 (12.27%) Penetration Testing
12 41 (10.70%) Security Architecture
12 41 (10.70%) SIEM
13 37 (9.66%) Information Assurance
13 37 (9.66%) Internal Audit
14 34 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (8.88%) Compliance Audit
14 34 (8.88%) IT Audit
15 33 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.44%) C
2 12 (3.13%) Java
3 10 (2.61%) C#
4 6 (1.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.57%) SQL
5 5 (1.31%) C++
5 5 (1.31%) Objective-C
5 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.31%) VB
5 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.04%) Perl
7 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (38.38%) CISSP
2 135 (35.25%) CISM
3 86 (22.45%) CISA
4 48 (12.53%) CRISC
5 46 (12.01%) Degree
6 31 (8.09%) Security Cleared
7 22 (5.74%) SC Cleared
8 17 (4.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 15 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
10 10 (2.61%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 8 (2.09%) CGEIT
12 8 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.83%) SANS
14 6 (1.57%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.57%) PCI QSA
15 4 (1.04%) CISMP
15 4 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (75.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (25.33%) GDPR
3 94 (24.54%) PCI DSS
4 39 (10.18%) COBIT
4 39 (10.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 19 (4.96%) ISO 22301
7 18 (4.70%) ISO 9001
8 14 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 13 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (3.13%) JSP 440
11 11 (2.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 11 (2.87%) ISO 31000
12 9 (2.35%) HIPAA
13 7 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 7 (1.83%) RMADS
14 6 (1.57%) SAS 70
14 6 (1.57%) SLA
15 5 (1.31%) ISAE 3402
16 4 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.78%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) Nessus
2 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.52%) Nagios
2 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.92%) CA
3 9 (2.35%) Apple
3 9 (2.35%) IBM
3 9 (2.35%) Oracle
3 9 (2.35%) VMware
4 7 (1.83%) SAP
5 6 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 6 (1.57%) Reuters
6 5 (1.31%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.04%) McAfee
7 4 (1.04%) Sophos
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco
8 3 (0.78%) Juniper
9 2 (0.52%) BMC
9 2 (0.52%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.52%) FireEye
9 2 (0.52%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.52%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.52%) Remedy