Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1245 1315
Rank change year-on-year +99 +70 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 47 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.057% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 11
UK median annual salary £71,250 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £58,125 £42,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £71,275 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +17.07%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43483 54832 60992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 27.02% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33711 44194 48131
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for ISSAP in the UK

ISSAP
Top 8 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 20 July 2017. 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 +75 34 £80,000 +33.33% 2
London +64 20 £85,000 +30.77% 2
UK excluding London +71 14 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Midlands - 7 £66,250 -
West Midlands - 7 £66,250 -
South East +77 4 £66,250 +10.42%
North of England -2 4 £57,500 -11.54%
North West -33 4 £57,500 -11.54%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing ISSAP 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 ISSAP.

1 47 (100.00%) CISSP
2 41 (87.23%) Information Security
3 40 (85.11%) SABSA
4 35 (74.47%) TOGAF
5 33 (70.21%) Security Architecture
6 19 (40.43%) CISM
7 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (34.04%) Risk Analysis
7 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) SDLC
8 14 (29.79%) Degree
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) Java
9 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (25.53%) Network Security
10 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
11 11 (23.40%) Finance
11 11 (23.40%) GIAC
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 11 (23.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (21.28%) Security Monitoring
12 10 (21.28%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Project
12 10 (21.28%) CCSP
12 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
12 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
13 9 (19.15%) QA

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 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) G Suite
3 4 (8.51%) IaaS
3 4 (8.51%) Office 365
3 4 (8.51%) SaaS
3 4 (8.51%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Network Security
2 7 (14.89%) LAN
2 7 (14.89%) SNMP
2 7 (14.89%) VLAN
2 7 (14.89%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) MPLS
4 4 (8.51%) SAN
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.13%) BGP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.13%) FWSM
6 1 (2.13%) OSPF
6 1 (2.13%) SCCP
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Architect
1 34 (72.34%) Security Architect
2 7 (14.89%) Cloud Architect
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Digital Transformation
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Security Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) IT Architect
5 4 (8.51%) IT Security Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) AWS Architect
6 2 (4.26%) IAM Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Identity Management Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) RESTful
3 4 (8.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) CESG
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.89%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (10.64%) Blog
5 2 (4.26%) Fintech
5 2 (4.26%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (87.23%) Information Security
2 40 (85.11%) SABSA
3 35 (74.47%) TOGAF
4 33 (70.21%) Security Architecture
5 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.04%) Risk Analysis
5 16 (34.04%) SDLC
6 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (21.28%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (21.28%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (17.02%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (17.02%) Project Management
9 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
10 7 (14.89%) Threat Intelligence
10 7 (14.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) CISSP
2 19 (40.43%) CISM
3 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (29.79%) Degree
5 11 (23.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 11 (23.40%) GIAC
6 10 (21.28%) CCSP
7 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
7 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
7 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
8 7 (14.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (10.64%) CCNP
9 5 (10.64%) SANS
10 4 (8.51%) CCNA
11 2 (4.26%) CISA
12 1 (2.13%) CCDP
12 1 (2.13%) CCSE
12 1 (2.13%) ISACA
12 1 (2.13%) ISSEP
12 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (19.15%) JSP 440
2 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
2 9 (19.15%) QA
2 9 (19.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (17.02%) COBIT
4 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Splunk
3 4 (8.51%) Google
3 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) Tufin
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