Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 621 690 665
Rank change year-on-year +69 -25 +74
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 190 125 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 168 99 207
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,875 £93,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.00% -9.09% +4.76%

ISMS is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 63,532 63,650 76,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.56% 90.53% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 50,964 54,229 64,652
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in London

ISMS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for ISMS in London

ISMS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISMS in London

ISMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Central London +4 48 £60,000 -11.11% 4
East London +6 5 £60,000 -7.69% 4
West London +12 3 £42,000 -6.67% 2
South London - 1 £27,500 -
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing ISMS 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 London region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 180 (94.74%) Information Security
2 137 (72.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 111 (58.42%) Security Management
4 109 (57.37%) Information Security Management
5 82 (43.16%) CISSP
6 79 (41.58%) Management Information System
7 75 (39.47%) CISM
8 69 (36.32%) Data Protection
9 65 (34.21%) Cybersecurity
10 63 (33.16%) Finance
11 55 (28.95%) GDPR
12 50 (26.32%) Risk Management
13 49 (25.79%) CISA
14 46 (24.21%) PCI DSS
15 35 (18.42%) Risk Assessment
16 31 (16.32%) Law
16 31 (16.32%) Firewall
17 30 (15.79%) Degree
18 28 (14.74%) Data Protection Act
19 27 (14.21%) Security Architecture
19 27 (14.21%) Penetration Testing
20 25 (13.16%) Legal
20 25 (13.16%) Windows
21 24 (12.63%) SIEM
21 24 (12.63%) CRISC
22 22 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
22 22 (11.58%) Compliance Audit
23 21 (11.05%) Internal Audit
23 21 (11.05%) Project Management
23 21 (11.05%) Incident Management

ISMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (4.21%) IIS
2 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.16%) SAS
4 4 (2.11%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.05%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.32%) Firewall
2 8 (4.21%) Network Security
3 6 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.21%) MySQL
1 8 (4.21%) NoSQL
1 8 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.11%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.21%) AppScan
2 4 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.11%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 63 (33.16%) Finance
2 31 (16.32%) Law
3 25 (13.16%) Legal
4 19 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (6.84%) Marketing
5 13 (6.84%) Retail
6 7 (3.68%) Electronics
6 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (27.89%) Analyst
2 46 (24.21%) Security Analyst
3 36 (18.95%) Information Officer
3 36 (18.95%) Information Security Officer
3 36 (18.95%) Security Officer
4 33 (17.37%) Information Analyst
4 33 (17.37%) Information Security Analyst
5 31 (16.32%) Security Manager
6 29 (15.26%) Information Manager
6 29 (15.26%) Information Security Manager
7 24 (12.63%) Consultant
8 23 (12.11%) Security Specialist
9 20 (10.53%) Security Consultant
10 14 (7.37%) Information Security Specialist
10 14 (7.37%) Information Specialist
11 13 (6.84%) Information Security Consultant
12 11 (5.79%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (5.26%) IT Analyst
14 9 (4.74%) Information Governance Officer
14 9 (4.74%) Security Incident Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.89%) .NET
2 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.21%) J2EE
3 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.11%) CSS
3 4 (2.11%) HTML
3 4 (2.11%) JSP
3 4 (2.11%) OAuth
3 4 (2.11%) SAML
3 4 (2.11%) XML
3 4 (2.11%) XSL
4 3 (1.58%) LDAP
4 3 (1.58%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 79 (41.58%) Management Information System
2 28 (14.74%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.16%) CESG
6 5 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.58%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.05%) CMDB
9 2 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.05%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.05%) Fintech
9 2 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.16%) Windows
2 14 (7.37%) Linux
3 11 (5.79%) Android
3 11 (5.79%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (94.74%) Information Security
2 111 (58.42%) Security Management
3 109 (57.37%) Information Security Management
4 69 (36.32%) Data Protection
5 65 (34.21%) Cybersecurity
6 50 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 35 (18.42%) Risk Assessment
8 27 (14.21%) Penetration Testing
8 27 (14.21%) Security Architecture
9 24 (12.63%) SIEM
10 22 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (11.58%) Compliance Audit
11 21 (11.05%) Incident Management
11 21 (11.05%) Internal Audit
11 21 (11.05%) Project Management
12 20 (10.53%) Data Security
12 20 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
13 19 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (9.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 18 (9.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.79%) Java
2 8 (4.21%) C#
3 5 (2.63%) C
4 4 (2.11%) C++
4 4 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.11%) Objective-C
4 4 (2.11%) Perl
4 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.11%) SQL
4 4 (2.11%) VB
4 4 (2.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (43.16%) CISSP
2 75 (39.47%) CISM
3 49 (25.79%) CISA
4 30 (15.79%) Degree
5 24 (12.63%) CRISC
6 11 (5.79%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (4.21%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.16%) DBS Check
8 6 (3.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (2.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.11%) MCITP
10 4 (2.11%) MCTS
10 4 (2.11%) SANS
11 2 (1.05%) CGEIT
11 2 (1.05%) GSNA
11 2 (1.05%) IRCA
11 2 (1.05%) MBA
11 2 (1.05%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (72.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (28.95%) GDPR
3 46 (24.21%) PCI DSS
4 20 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (7.89%) COBIT
6 11 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (3.68%) ISO 9001
8 6 (3.16%) SAS 70
8 6 (3.16%) SLA
9 4 (2.11%) ISO 22301
9 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (1.05%) HIPAA
11 2 (1.05%) ISO 31000
11 2 (1.05%) QA
12 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.32%) CA
3 8 (4.21%) Apple
3 8 (4.21%) IBM
3 8 (4.21%) Oracle
4 7 (3.68%) SAP
5 4 (2.11%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.05%) BMC
6 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco
6 2 (1.05%) Juniper
6 2 (1.05%) McAfee
6 2 (1.05%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.05%) Remedy
6 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.05%) Sophos
7 1 (0.53%) Darktrace
7 1 (0.53%) IFS
7 1 (0.53%) VMware