Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ISSAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 359 345
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 6 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
North West median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
10th Percentile £73,500 £75,000 £53,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £68,014 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.43% +4.64% +1.33%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,526 2,753 2,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.52% 21.12% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,977 2,092 2,195
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

ISSAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ISSAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ISSAP in the North West

ISSAP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISSAP in the North West.

Salary trend for ISSAP in the North West

ISSAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Cheshire +23 3 £77,500 +3.33% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
ISSAP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for ISSAP.

1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) FTP
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) SMTP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) CCSP
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) CESG
4 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (50.00%) CEH
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) SIEM
4 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional

ISSAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) FWSM
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) OAuth
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
1 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamic Code Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) SABSA
3 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (50.00%) CCSP
4 3 (50.00%) CEH
4 3 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (33.33%) ISSMP
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) CCDP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) CCSE
6 1 (16.67%) IISP
6 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Fortify
2 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) SmartCo
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Tufin