Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 943 1042 1128
Rank change year-on-year +99 +86 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 30 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.039% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 12
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £45,125
90th Percentile £85,500 £97,250 £94,500
UK median annual salary £74,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.45% +20.83%

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 24,937 34,436 39,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.81% 24.49% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18,562 25,278 30,853
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,594 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +42 12 £79,500 +22.31%
London +75 9 £80,000 -15.79%
South East +57 6 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Midlands +29 2 £82,500 +3.13%
West Midlands +17 2 £82,500 +3.13%
ISSAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 30 (100.00%) CISSP
2 26 (86.67%) Information Security
3 23 (76.67%) Firewall
4 22 (73.33%) Security Architecture
5 20 (66.67%) IISP
5 20 (66.67%) IIS
6 19 (63.33%) TOGAF
7 18 (60.00%) TOGAF Certification
8 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (56.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 17 (56.67%) SIEM
9 16 (53.33%) AWS
9 16 (53.33%) Management Information System
10 15 (50.00%) ITIL
10 15 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (50.00%) SDLC
11 14 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (46.67%) Office 365
11 14 (46.67%) CSSLP
11 14 (46.67%) CCSP
11 14 (46.67%) IT Strategy
11 14 (46.67%) Web Filtering
12 12 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (40.00%) ITIL V3
12 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (36.67%) SFIA
13 11 (36.67%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
15 7 (23.33%) CISA

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 20 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) AWS
2 14 (46.67%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) Azure
4 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Architect
1 16 (53.33%) Security Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Security Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) CISSP Architect
6 3 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) IT Security Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Principal Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) OpenID
1 1 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) Cyber-Physical System
3 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 2 (6.67%) SCADA
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Information Security
2 22 (73.33%) Security Architecture
3 19 (63.33%) TOGAF
4 17 (56.67%) SIEM
5 15 (50.00%) ITIL
5 15 (50.00%) SDLC
5 15 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (46.67%) IT Strategy
6 14 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (46.67%) Web Filtering
7 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (40.00%) ITIL V3
8 11 (36.67%) SFIA
8 11 (36.67%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (20.00%) SABSA
11 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
11 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (66.67%) IISP
3 18 (60.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 17 (56.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (46.67%) CCSP
5 14 (46.67%) CSSLP
6 7 (23.33%) CISA
7 5 (16.67%) CISM
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) GIAC
9 3 (10.00%) Master's Degree
10 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
11 1 (3.33%) CCNP
11 1 (3.33%) CCSE
11 1 (3.33%) MCSE
11 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco
1 2 (6.67%) Splunk
1 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (3.33%) F5
2 1 (3.33%) Juniper
2 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.33%) Qualys
2 1 (3.33%) Sparx