Period
to 21 July 2018

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

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISC2 ISSEP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1209 1287
Rank change year-on-year +60 +78 +44
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 22 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.014% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
UK median annual salary £38,750 £85,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.41% +30.77% -40.91%
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 - £65,000

ISSEP 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 41,601 44,112 55,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.78% 24.69% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30,964 34,138 44,360
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

ISSEP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ISSEP in the UK

ISSEP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISSEP in the UK

ISSEP
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSEP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +42 22 £38,750 -54.41% 4
UK excluding London +32 22 £38,750 - 2
East of England - 22 £38,750 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing ISSEP 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 ISSEP.

1 22 (100.00%) CISSP
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 22 (100.00%) CSSLP
2 20 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (86.36%) Information Security
4 18 (81.82%) GCWN
4 18 (81.82%) SSCP
4 18 (81.82%) CCSP
4 18 (81.82%) CCNP
4 18 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (81.82%) RHCE
4 18 (81.82%) Red Hat
4 18 (81.82%) MCSE
4 18 (81.82%) Cisco
4 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 18 (81.82%) SIEM
4 18 (81.82%) RHCA
4 18 (81.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 18 (81.82%) SANS
4 18 (81.82%) Security Operations
4 18 (81.82%) Data Loss Prevention
4 18 (81.82%) Event Correlation
5 15 (68.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 15 (68.18%) Analytics
5 15 (68.18%) RSA Security Analytics
5 15 (68.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (68.18%) Wireshark
5 15 (68.18%) Splunk

ISSEP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (68.18%) Wireshark
3 10 (45.45%) Network Security
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
General
1 12 (54.55%) Retail
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Security Analyst
3 11 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
3 11 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 10 (45.45%) SIEM Analyst
5 9 (40.91%) SOC Analyst
6 8 (36.36%) Application Security Analyst
6 8 (36.36%) Firewall Analyst
6 8 (36.36%) Web Analyst
6 8 (36.36%) Web Applications Analyst
7 7 (31.82%) Architect
7 7 (31.82%) Security Architect
8 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (27.27%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (18.18%) Senior Firewall Analyst
9 4 (18.18%) Senior Operations Analyst
9 4 (18.18%) Senior Web Analyst
10 3 (13.64%) IT Architect
10 3 (13.64%) IT Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (18.18%) PKI
4 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (86.36%) Information Security
3 18 (81.82%) Data Loss Prevention
3 18 (81.82%) Event Correlation
3 18 (81.82%) Security Operations
3 18 (81.82%) SIEM
4 15 (68.18%) Analytics
4 15 (68.18%) Computer Security
5 13 (59.09%) Risk Management
6 12 (54.55%) Information Management
7 11 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (50.00%) Security Management
7 11 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
7 11 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (50.00%) Web Filtering
8 10 (45.45%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 10 (45.45%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 10 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (45.45%) Security Architecture
8 10 (45.45%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CISSP
1 22 (100.00%) CSSLP
1 22 (100.00%) ISSAP
2 18 (81.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 18 (81.82%) CCNP
2 18 (81.82%) CCSP
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (81.82%) GCWN
2 18 (81.82%) MCSE
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (81.82%) RHCA
2 18 (81.82%) RHCE
2 18 (81.82%) SANS
2 18 (81.82%) SSCP
3 14 (63.64%) CCIE
3 14 (63.64%) CCIE Security
3 14 (63.64%) VCAP
3 14 (63.64%) VCDX
3 14 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (36.36%) GCIH
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (18.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 18 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 15 (68.18%) Symantec
3 14 (63.64%) VMware