Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISSAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 985 1118 1132
Rank change year-on-year +133 +14 +108
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 64 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.15% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 26
England median annual salary £84,500 £65,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -18.75% +45.45%
10th Percentile £50,625 £36,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £84,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% +36.36%

ISSAP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 32,984 38,806 40,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.75% 23.87% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23,728 29,286 31,967
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,552 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.90% +10.12% -1.10%

ISSAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISSAP in England

ISSAP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for ISSAP in England

ISSAP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISSAP in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for ISSAP in England

ISSAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the England region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
East of England +105 37 £90,000 +132.26%
London +92 17 £81,250 +4.84%
North of England +21 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Midlands +22 3 - -
West Midlands +14 3 - -
North West - 3 £52,500 -
South East -1 2 £66,250 -5.36%
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
South West - 1 £60,000 -
ISSAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT jobs citing ISSAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for ISSAP.

1 64 (100.00%) CISSP
2 56 (87.50%) Security Architecture
3 51 (79.69%) Information Security
4 43 (67.19%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (65.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 41 (64.06%) TOGAF
7 29 (45.31%) SABSA
8 26 (40.63%) Management Information System
9 24 (37.50%) CISM
10 23 (35.94%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (32.81%) CCSP
11 21 (32.81%) SIEM
12 20 (31.25%) ITIL
12 20 (31.25%) Web Filtering
13 19 (29.69%) CSSLP
14 18 (28.13%) Cloud Native
15 17 (26.56%) CESG
16 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
16 16 (25.00%) IT Strategy
16 16 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
17 15 (23.44%) Vulnerability Management
17 15 (23.44%) Firewall
18 14 (21.88%) CESG Certified Professional
19 12 (18.75%) Advertising
19 12 (18.75%) Retail
19 12 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 11 (17.19%) SDLC
20 11 (17.19%) Technology Roadmap
21 10 (15.63%) Cybersecurity

ISSAP
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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.94%) Office 365
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) Network Security
3 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.13%) DNS
5 2 (3.13%) FTP
5 2 (3.13%) HTTP
5 2 (3.13%) SMTP
5 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) MPLS
6 1 (1.56%) SAN
6 1 (1.56%) SNMP
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 12 (18.75%) Advertising
1 12 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (73.44%) Architect
2 44 (68.75%) Security Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Senior Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Senior Security Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Security Manager
5 8 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Security Technical Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Information Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.69%) IT Architect
8 3 (4.69%) IT Security Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Security Officer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Principal Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) OAuth
1 2 (3.13%) OpenID
1 2 (3.13%) REST
1 2 (3.13%) SAML
1 2 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Management Information System
2 18 (28.13%) Cloud Native
3 17 (26.56%) CESG
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (4.69%) Cyberattack
4 3 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.69%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Smart Energy
5 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Unix
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (87.50%) Security Architecture
2 51 (79.69%) Information Security
3 41 (64.06%) TOGAF
4 29 (45.31%) SABSA
5 23 (35.94%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (32.81%) SIEM
7 20 (31.25%) ITIL
7 20 (31.25%) Web Filtering
8 16 (25.00%) IT Strategy
8 16 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (23.44%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (17.19%) SDLC
10 11 (17.19%) Technology Roadmap
11 10 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (15.63%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
13 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) CISSP
2 43 (67.19%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (65.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 24 (37.50%) CISM
5 21 (32.81%) CCSP
6 19 (29.69%) CSSLP
7 16 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
8 14 (21.88%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (14.06%) ISSEP
10 7 (10.94%) SANS
11 6 (9.38%) CISA
12 5 (7.81%) CEH
12 5 (7.81%) ISACA
13 4 (6.25%) CCNP
13 4 (6.25%) Degree
13 4 (6.25%) MCSE
13 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (4.69%) CCIE
14 3 (4.69%) RHCE
14 3 (4.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.50%) NIST
3 7 (10.94%) COBIT
4 4 (6.25%) COSO
4 4 (6.25%) GDPR
5 3 (4.69%) QA
6 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (3.13%) NCSC
7 1 (1.56%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
1 3 (4.69%) RSA Security Analytics
1 3 (4.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) VMware
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco
2 5 (7.81%) Splunk
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.69%) Symantec
4 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.13%) F5
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Juniper
4 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.56%) CA