Period
to 25 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IISP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP)
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 977 1119
Rank change year-on-year +293 +142 +76
Permanent jobs citing IISP 1 92 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.068% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 87 42
Median annual salary £50,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.93% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,500 £48,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £89,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -25.93% +3.85% -3.70%

IISP 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 10,450 31,304 39,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.40% 22.99% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7,826 22,924 28,907
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

IISP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IISP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IISP in the UK

IISP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IISP.

Salary trend for IISP in the UK

IISP
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IISP within the UK over the 6 months to 25 October 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
England +288 1 £50,000 -25.93% 1
UK excluding London +264 1 £50,000 -25.93% 2
South West +115 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, IT jobs citing IISP 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 with a requirement for IISP.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Active Listening

IISP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (100.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Active Listening
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSP 440