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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 925 928
Rank change year-on-year +89 +3  
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 23 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.037% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 11
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,650 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19871 27024 27770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.56% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15780 21884 21988
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISSAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ISSAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +72 12 £80,000 +77.77%
North West - 5 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £70,000 -
South East - 2 £72,500 -
ISSAP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing ISSAP 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 ISSAP.

1 51 (100.00%) CISSP
2 46 (90.20%) Information Security
3 38 (74.51%) CISM
4 28 (54.90%) SABSA
5 21 (41.18%) Degree
6 20 (39.22%) TOGAF
6 20 (39.22%) Security Architecture
7 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
8 17 (33.33%) MS Project
9 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
9 16 (31.37%) ISMS
10 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (27.45%) CISA
11 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
12 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (23.53%) Finance
13 12 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (21.57%) GIAC
14 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
15 10 (19.61%) Identity Access Management
15 10 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
15 10 (19.61%) Risk Management
15 10 (19.61%) Project Management
16 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
17 8 (15.69%) Legal
17 8 (15.69%) Information Security Management
17 8 (15.69%) Security Management
17 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
17 8 (15.69%) CCSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Project
2 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
3 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Network Security
2 5 (9.80%) LAN
2 5 (9.80%) SNMP
2 5 (9.80%) VLAN
2 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (3.92%) LDAP
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) SCCP
5 1 (1.96%) BGP
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Legal
3 6 (11.76%) Marketing
4 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.84%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Architect
1 23 (45.10%) Security Architect
2 15 (29.41%) Consultant
3 13 (25.49%) Security Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Chief Information Officer
5 6 (11.76%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 6 (11.76%) Chief Security Officer
5 6 (11.76%) CIO
5 6 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Information Security Officer
5 6 (11.76%) Security Officer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Security Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Security Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) Information Architect
7 4 (7.84%) IT Architect
7 4 (7.84%) IT Security Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) RESTful
2 5 (9.80%) SailPoint
3 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 8 (15.69%) Fintech
3 8 (15.69%) Private Cloud
4 5 (9.80%) Blog
4 5 (9.80%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.92%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Information Security
2 28 (54.90%) SABSA
3 20 (39.22%) Security Architecture
3 20 (39.22%) TOGAF
4 16 (31.37%) ISMS
5 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (19.61%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (19.61%) Project Management
8 10 (19.61%) Risk Management
8 10 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (15.69%) Information Security Management
9 8 (15.69%) Scorecard
9 8 (15.69%) Security Management
9 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
9 8 (15.69%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (11.76%) Data Security
10 6 (11.76%) Personalization
10 6 (11.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) CISSP
2 38 (74.51%) CISM
3 21 (41.18%) Degree
4 14 (27.45%) CISA
5 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (21.57%) GIAC
6 8 (15.69%) CCSP
7 7 (13.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (11.76%) PCI QSA
9 4 (7.84%) CCNP
10 3 (5.88%) SANS
11 2 (3.92%) CCNA
11 2 (3.92%) ISACA
11 2 (3.92%) MCSE
11 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.96%) CCDP
12 1 (1.96%) CCSE
12 1 (1.96%) CRISC
12 1 (1.96%) ISSEP
12 1 (1.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.69%) ISO27002
3 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
3 7 (13.73%) QA
4 6 (11.76%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.96%) FISMA
5 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) CyberArk
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Juniper
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) Tufin