Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISSEP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISC2 ISSEP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1002 1045 1160
Rank change year-on-year +43 +115 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 2 47 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.034% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.008% 0.14% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 3
England median annual salary £69,500 £65,000 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.92% -5.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £63,450 £40,000 £59,400
90th Percentile £75,150 £67,500 £73,200
UK median annual salary £56,250 £65,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year -13.46% -5.80% +6.15%

ISSEP 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 25,405 33,955 38,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.07% 24.24% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18,875 25,050 30,283
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ISSEP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISSEP in England

ISSEP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for ISSEP in England

ISSEP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSEP within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
London +88 1 £65,000 -21.21%
South East - 1 £74,000 -
ISSEP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT jobs citing ISSEP 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 ISSEP.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) NIST
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) OpenID

ISSEP
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 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenID
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) NIST
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk