Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISSAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1134 1154 1246
Rank change year-on-year +20 +92 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 62 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.024% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.096% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 24
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +30.43% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £58,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £88,000 £100,000 £73,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +4.55%

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40,923 42,921 55,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.88% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30,813 33,598 44,434
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

ISSAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISSAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISSAP in the UK

ISSAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISSAP in the UK

ISSAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISSAP over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for ISSAP in the UK

ISSAP
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSAP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 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
England +31 58 £65,000 -18.75% 2
UK excluding London +30 52 £60,000 -7.69%
South East +21 24 £70,000 +5.66%
East of England - 22 £38,750 -
Midlands +29 20 - -
West Midlands +24 20 - -
London -12 10 £77,500 -8.82% 2
Wales - 2 £70,000 -
Scotland - 2 £85,000 -
North of England +14 1 £70,000 +21.74%
Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 with a requirement for ISSAP.

1 62 (100.00%) CISSP
2 43 (69.35%) SIEM
3 40 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (61.29%) CCNP
5 37 (59.68%) Cisco
6 36 (58.06%) Network Security
7 34 (54.84%) Wireshark
7 34 (54.84%) Splunk
8 32 (51.61%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (50.00%) Information Security
10 26 (41.94%) Firewall
11 23 (37.10%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (37.10%) Presales
12 22 (35.48%) CSSLP
12 22 (35.48%) Security Architecture
12 22 (35.48%) ISSEP
13 21 (33.87%) CCSP
13 21 (33.87%) Data Centre
13 21 (33.87%) Data Loss Prevention
14 20 (32.26%) Security Operations
14 20 (32.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 20 (32.26%) LAN
14 20 (32.26%) WAN
14 20 (32.26%) SNMP
14 20 (32.26%) MPLS
14 20 (32.26%) Network Design
14 20 (32.26%) VLAN
15 19 (30.65%) Incident Management
15 19 (30.65%) JNCIP
15 19 (30.65%) Load Balancing

ISSAP
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 19 (30.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (58.06%) Network Security
2 34 (54.84%) Wireshark
3 26 (41.94%) Firewall
4 20 (32.26%) LAN
4 20 (32.26%) MPLS
4 20 (32.26%) SNMP
4 20 (32.26%) VLAN
4 20 (32.26%) WAN
5 19 (30.65%) BGP
5 19 (30.65%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (30.65%) Cisco Firepower
5 19 (30.65%) DHCP
5 19 (30.65%) DNS
5 19 (30.65%) Ethernet
5 19 (30.65%) FWSM
5 19 (30.65%) OSPF
5 19 (30.65%) SSL
5 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
5 19 (30.65%) VPN
5 19 (30.65%) WLAN
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Architect
1 38 (61.29%) Security Architect
2 19 (30.65%) Security Solutions Architect
2 19 (30.65%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (24.19%) Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Security Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Operations Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Application Security Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Firewall Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) SIEM Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Web Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Web Applications Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 6 (9.68%) Security Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Firewall Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
1 2 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Data Centre
2 19 (30.65%) Cyberthreat
2 19 (30.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (24.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 14 (22.58%) Management Information System
5 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (6.45%) Blog
6 4 (6.45%) CESG
6 4 (6.45%) PKI
7 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) SIEM
2 32 (51.61%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (50.00%) Information Security
4 23 (37.10%) Presales
4 23 (37.10%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (35.48%) Security Architecture
6 21 (33.87%) Data Loss Prevention
7 20 (32.26%) Network Design
7 20 (32.26%) Security Operations
8 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
8 19 (30.65%) Incident Management
8 19 (30.65%) ITIL
8 19 (30.65%) ITIL V3
8 19 (30.65%) Load Balancing
8 19 (30.65%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 19 (30.65%) Software Optimisation
9 18 (29.03%) Event Correlation
10 17 (27.42%) Risk Management
11 16 (25.81%) Computer Security
12 15 (24.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) CISSP
2 40 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (61.29%) CCNP
4 22 (35.48%) CSSLP
4 22 (35.48%) ISSEP
5 21 (33.87%) CCSP
6 20 (32.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 19 (30.65%) CCDP
7 19 (30.65%) CCSE
7 19 (30.65%) IISP
7 19 (30.65%) JNCIP
7 19 (30.65%) SANS
8 18 (29.03%) GCWN
8 18 (29.03%) MCSE
8 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (29.03%) RHCA
8 18 (29.03%) RHCE
8 18 (29.03%) SSCP
9 14 (22.58%) CCIE
9 14 (22.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.23%) GDPR
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 31000
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) QRadar
2 15 (24.19%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (6.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Cisco
2 34 (54.84%) Splunk
3 19 (30.65%) CheckPoint
3 19 (30.65%) Forcepoint
3 19 (30.65%) Fortinet
3 19 (30.65%) IBM
3 19 (30.65%) Juniper
3 19 (30.65%) LogRhythm
3 19 (30.65%) Tufin
4 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
5 15 (24.19%) Symantec
6 14 (22.58%) VMware