Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1140 1263
Rank change year-on-year +13 +123 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 23 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.032% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 24
England median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £66,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +33.50%
10th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £88,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £66,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.11% +33.50%

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 40397 46198 56292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.98% 26.17% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31283 37327 45194
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
North of England +11 12 £71,507 +10.01% 1
North West -8 11 £75,000 +15.38%
London -11 11 £90,000 +20.00% 1
North East - 1 £68,014 - 1
ISSAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 23 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (69.57%) CISM
3 14 (60.87%) Security Architecture
4 13 (56.52%) SABSA
4 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
5 12 (52.17%) GIAC
6 11 (47.83%) Information Security
6 11 (47.83%) CESG
6 11 (47.83%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (43.48%) Web Services
8 9 (39.13%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (34.78%) Unix
9 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (34.78%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (30.43%) OpenID
10 7 (30.43%) REST
10 7 (30.43%) SOAP
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (30.43%) SAML
10 7 (30.43%) SSCP
10 7 (30.43%) CCIE
10 7 (30.43%) Finance
10 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
10 7 (30.43%) IPsec
10 7 (30.43%) OAuth
10 7 (30.43%) CEH
10 7 (30.43%) PKI
11 6 (26.09%) Smart Meter

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 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) IPsec
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless Security
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Security Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) IAM Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Management Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Management Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Transformation
5 3 (13.04%) Head of Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Head of Security
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Smart Metering Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) OAuth
2 7 (30.43%) OpenID
2 7 (30.43%) REST
2 7 (30.43%) SAML
2 7 (30.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) CESG
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (30.43%) PKI
3 6 (26.09%) Smart Meter
4 4 (17.39%) Cybercrime
4 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Unix
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Security Architecture
2 13 (56.52%) SABSA
2 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
3 11 (47.83%) Identity Access Management
3 11 (47.83%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (17.39%) Process Management
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (13.04%) People Management
7 3 (13.04%) Privileged Access Management
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (69.57%) CISM
3 12 (52.17%) GIAC
4 8 (34.78%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (30.43%) CCIE
5 7 (30.43%) CEH
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (30.43%) SSCP
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) CGEIT
7 3 (13.04%) CISA
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
9 1 (4.35%) CITP
9 1 (4.35%) IISP
9 1 (4.35%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft