The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
UK
Rank 728 716 815
Rank change year-on-year -12 +99  
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 139 249 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 108 212 95
Median salary £47,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -  

ISMS is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ISMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in the UK

ISMS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISMS in the UK

ISMS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISMS in the UK

ISMS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 131 £47,000 -14.54% 21
London -13 37 £65,000 +13.04% 5
South East +42 28 £42,500 -22.72% 7
South West +27 23 £65,000 -3.70% 2
West Midlands +34 18 £47,000 +17.50% 2
Kent +28 13 £42,500 -22.72%
Yorkshire +17 10 £55,000 +22.22%
North West -7 9 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Coventry +21 8 £61,250 +63.33%
Bristol +2 8 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £65,000 -
Gloucester - 8 £65,000 -
Sheffield +14 7 - -
South Yorkshire +14 7 - -
Birmingham +11 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East Sussex -16 7 £28,000 -44.00%
Uckfield - 7 £28,000 -
East Midlands +12 6 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Manchester -15 6 £43,000 -20.00% 3
Northamptonshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
West Malling - 5 £42,500 -
City of London +31 4 £73,000 +24.25% 1
Berkshire +28 4 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Avon - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +19 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Wiltshire +18 3 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Leeds +10 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Belfast - 3 £62,500 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £62,500 -

ISMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 with a requirement for ISMS.

1 298 (90.03%) Information Security
2 265 (80.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 217 (65.56%) Security Management
4 193 (58.31%) Information Security Management
5 178 (53.78%) Management Information System
6 170 (51.36%) CISSP
7 125 (37.76%) Risk Management
8 117 (35.35%) CISM
9 104 (31.42%) PCI DSS
10 75 (22.66%) Data Protection
11 74 (22.36%) CISA
12 70 (21.15%) Finance
13 62 (18.73%) Security Cleared
14 60 (18.13%) Business Continuity
15 59 (17.82%) Data Protection Act
16 58 (17.52%) SC Cleared
17 55 (16.62%) Risk Assessment
18 49 (14.80%) Penetration Testing
19 45 (13.60%) ITIL
20 44 (13.29%) Disaster Recovery
20 44 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
21 43 (12.99%) Legal
22 42 (12.69%) Information Assurance
23 39 (11.78%) Cybersecurity
24 35 (10.57%) RMADS
24 35 (10.57%) Security Architecture
24 35 (10.57%) Security Operations
25 34 (10.27%) Firewall
25 34 (10.27%) Service Management
26 33 (9.97%) Degree

ISMS
Top Related 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 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.30%) IIS
3 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (4.23%) MS Office
2 13 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.72%) MS Project
4 8 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (4.23%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.60%) assyst
2 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Maximo
3 1 (0.30%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.23%) Office 365
2 9 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.81%) SaaS
5 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.27%) Firewall
2 21 (6.34%) Network Security
3 12 (3.63%) LAN
4 11 (3.32%) VPN
5 8 (2.42%) DNS
5 8 (2.42%) WAN
6 7 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.81%) DHCP
7 6 (1.81%) Intranet
7 6 (1.81%) SAN
8 5 (1.51%) NAS
9 3 (0.91%) Internet
10 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.60%) SNMP
10 2 (0.60%) SSL
10 2 (0.60%) VLAN
11 1 (0.30%) Broadband
11 1 (0.30%) Extranet
11 1 (0.30%) LDAP
11 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.72%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (21.15%) Finance
2 43 (12.99%) Legal
3 29 (8.76%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.83%) Banking
5 13 (3.93%) Law
6 12 (3.63%) Aerospace
7 10 (3.02%) Retail
8 7 (2.11%) Marketing
9 5 (1.51%) Advertising
10 4 (1.21%) German Language
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (23.56%) Security Manager
2 64 (19.34%) Information Manager
3 60 (18.13%) Analyst
4 55 (16.62%) Information Security Manager
5 52 (15.71%) Security Analyst
6 48 (14.50%) Consultant
7 42 (12.69%) Security Consultant
8 35 (10.57%) Information Security Consultant
9 31 (9.37%) Information Analyst
9 31 (9.37%) Information Security Analyst
10 30 (9.06%) Information Security Officer
10 30 (9.06%) Security Officer
11 25 (7.55%) Information Officer
12 21 (6.34%) Head of Security
13 17 (5.14%) Architect
13 17 (5.14%) Security Architect
14 16 (4.83%) Security Specialist
15 15 (4.53%) IT Architect
15 15 (4.53%) IT Security Architect
16 12 (3.63%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.60%) HTML
1 2 (0.60%) LAMP
1 2 (0.60%) Laravel
1 2 (0.60%) Symfony
1 2 (0.60%) Zend Framework
2 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 178 (53.78%) Management Information System
2 59 (17.82%) Data Protection Act
3 25 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.34%) CESG
5 13 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.32%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.72%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.42%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (2.42%) Fintech
8 8 (2.42%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.51%) Clustering
10 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.21%) NHS
11 3 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.60%) BBC
12 2 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.60%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.34%) Windows
2 7 (2.11%) Linux
2 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.81%) Unix
3 6 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (90.03%) Information Security
2 217 (65.56%) Security Management
3 193 (58.31%) Information Security Management
4 125 (37.76%) Risk Management
5 75 (22.66%) Data Protection
6 60 (18.13%) Business Continuity
7 55 (16.62%) Risk Assessment
8 49 (14.80%) Penetration Testing
9 45 (13.60%) ITIL
10 44 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 44 (13.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (12.69%) Information Assurance
12 39 (11.78%) Cybersecurity
13 35 (10.57%) Security Architecture
13 35 (10.57%) Security Operations
14 34 (10.27%) Service Management
15 32 (9.67%) Security Monitoring
16 30 (9.06%) Project Management
17 28 (8.46%) ERP
17 28 (8.46%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.81%) Perl
3 5 (1.51%) C
3 5 (1.51%) Python
4 4 (1.21%) SQL
5 3 (0.91%) PHP
6 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.30%) AWK
7 1 (0.30%) Java
7 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 170 (51.36%) CISSP
2 117 (35.35%) CISM
3 74 (22.36%) CISA
4 62 (18.73%) Security Cleared
5 58 (17.52%) SC Cleared
6 33 (9.97%) Degree
7 31 (9.37%) CISMP
8 28 (8.46%) CEH
9 20 (6.04%) CRISC
10 19 (5.74%) CESG Certified Professional
11 17 (5.14%) ISSAP
12 13 (3.93%) DV Cleared
13 10 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (2.42%) CLAS
15 6 (1.81%) CCNA
15 6 (1.81%) CGEIT
15 6 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.81%) PCI QSA
16 5 (1.51%) ISSMP
16 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (80.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (31.42%) PCI DSS
3 35 (10.57%) RMADS
4 31 (9.37%) GDPR
5 26 (7.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (7.25%) COBIT
7 23 (6.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 16 (4.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (4.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 14 (4.23%) GPG13
9 14 (4.23%) SLA
10 13 (3.93%) ISO27002
11 12 (3.63%) JSP 440
12 10 (3.02%) ISO 9001
13 8 (2.42%) ISO22301
14 7 (2.11%) HMG Infosec
14 7 (2.11%) PMO
15 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 2 (0.60%) FINRA
16 2 (0.60%) FISMA
System Software
1 15 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.51%) Firmware
3 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.51%) Snort
3 5 (1.51%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (1.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.91%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.30%) DameWare
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (6.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.23%) ServiceNow
3 8 (2.42%) Citrix
4 6 (1.81%) Forcepoint
4 6 (1.81%) HP
4 6 (1.81%) Sophos
4 6 (1.81%) VMware
5 5 (1.51%) CommVault
6 4 (1.21%) CA
7 3 (0.91%) Huawei
8 2 (0.60%) BMC
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco
8 2 (0.60%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.60%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.60%) Remedy
8 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.60%) Zend
9 1 (0.30%) Lotus
9 1 (0.30%) Sage
9 1 (0.30%) SAP
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + PENSION, HEALTH, GYM
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
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