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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISC2 ISSEP)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 886 931 981
Rank change year-on-year +45 +50  
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £65,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.90%  
UK excluding London median salary - £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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21909 26245 30043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.57% 26.65% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17067 21243 23843
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISSEP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 +48 4 - -
Coventry - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing ISSEP 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 ISSEP.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Fiddler
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) Nessus
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) HP Fortify
2 4 (80.00%) Veracode
2 4 (80.00%) Looker
2 4 (80.00%) NIST 800
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (60.00%) Kali Linux

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) Looker
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Head of Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Head of Security
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architecture Manager
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SABSA Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) NIST 800
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Fortify
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) Veracode
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft