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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISC2 ISSAP)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 960 976
Rank change year-on-year +122 +16  
Permanent jobs citing ISSAP 26 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.025% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 8
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +10.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,750 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21229 28425 31013
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.75% 27.26% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16676 22869 24295
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISSAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ISSAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for ISSAP in the UK

ISSAP
Top 12 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 3 months to 24 April 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 +106 21 £75,000 +15.38%
London +60 10 £80,000 +23.07%
West Midlands - 6 £67,500 -
Coventry - 5 £67,500 -
Feltham - 5 £67,500 -
North West -15 4 £57,500 -11.53%
South East +61 2 £72,500 +11.53%
Berkshire +31 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £72,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (100.00%) CISSP
2 46 (90.20%) Information Security
3 33 (64.71%) CISM
4 31 (60.78%) SABSA
5 25 (49.02%) TOGAF
6 24 (47.06%) Security Architecture
7 20 (39.22%) Degree
8 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Project
11 14 (27.45%) ISMS
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (21.57%) CISA
13 11 (21.57%) GIAC
14 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS
14 10 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
15 9 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
15 9 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (17.65%) Finance
15 9 (17.65%) Project Management
15 9 (17.65%) CCSP
16 8 (15.69%) Java
16 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
16 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
17 7 (13.73%) Information Security Management
17 7 (13.73%) Security Management
17 7 (13.73%) 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 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) LAN
1 6 (11.76%) SNMP
1 6 (11.76%) VLAN
1 6 (11.76%) WAN
2 5 (9.80%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) MPLS
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
5 2 (3.92%) LDAP
5 2 (3.92%) SCCP
6 1 (1.96%) BGP
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) OSPF
6 1 (1.96%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Legal
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Architect
1 27 (52.94%) Security Architect
2 16 (31.37%) Consultant
3 14 (27.45%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Security Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Chief Information Officer
5 5 (9.80%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 5 (9.80%) Chief Security Officer
5 5 (9.80%) CIO
5 5 (9.80%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (9.80%) Security Officer
5 5 (9.80%) Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) IT Architect
6 4 (7.84%) IT Security Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) RESTful
2 5 (9.80%) SailPoint
3 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.76%) Fintech
3 6 (11.76%) Private Cloud
4 5 (9.80%) Blog
4 5 (9.80%) CESG
5 4 (7.84%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (3.92%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Information Security
2 31 (60.78%) SABSA
3 25 (49.02%) TOGAF
4 24 (47.06%) Security Architecture
5 14 (27.45%) ISMS
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (17.65%) Project Management
9 9 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.73%) Information Security Management
11 7 (13.73%) Security Management
12 6 (11.76%) Cryptography
12 6 (11.76%) Scorecard
12 6 (11.76%) SDLC
12 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
12 6 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
13 5 (9.80%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) CISSP
2 33 (64.71%) CISM
3 20 (39.22%) Degree
4 11 (21.57%) CISA
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (21.57%) GIAC
5 9 (17.65%) CCSP
6 7 (13.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (9.80%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (9.80%) PCI QSA
8 4 (7.84%) CCNP
8 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) SANS
8 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.88%) CCNA
10 2 (3.92%) ISACA
10 2 (3.92%) MCSE
10 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.96%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (13.73%) QA
4 6 (11.76%) ISO27002
5 5 (9.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (9.80%) ISO22301
5 5 (9.80%) JSP 440
5 5 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (7.84%) COBIT
7 1 (1.96%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) CyberArk
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Juniper
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) Tufin