Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1164 1194 1232
Rank change year-on-year +30 +38 +80
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 10 2 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.024% 0.004% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 44
UK median annual salary £69,000 £65,000 £69,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% -6.14% +35.78%
10th Percentile £59,400 £65,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £73,200 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -0.77% - -

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 40,919 45,410 57,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 25.73% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31,751 36,089 45,942
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

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 4 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 16 January 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 +16 10 £69,000 +6.15% 1
UK excluding London +31 9 £64,500 -0.77% 1
East of England - 9 £64,500 - 1
London +9 1 £72,500 +11.54%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (90.00%) VCAP
2 9 (90.00%) VCDX
2 9 (90.00%) CSSLP
2 9 (90.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (90.00%) ISSAP
2 9 (90.00%) GCWN
2 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) SSCP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) RHCE
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) CCIE
2 9 (90.00%) CCSP
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) RHCA
2 9 (90.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 9 (90.00%) SANS
2 9 (90.00%) Security Operations

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 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Operational Security Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 4 (40.00%) SOC Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) IT Architect
3 3 (30.00%) IT Security Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (70.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (90.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 9 (90.00%) Event Correlation
2 9 (90.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (90.00%) Security Operations
3 8 (80.00%) Security Management
4 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (60.00%) Computer Security
6 4 (40.00%) People Management
7 3 (30.00%) Information Security
8 2 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
9 1 (10.00%) OWASP
9 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (10.00%) SDLC
9 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (90.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 9 (90.00%) CCIE
2 9 (90.00%) CCIE Security
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) CCSP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CSSLP
2 9 (90.00%) GCWN
2 9 (90.00%) ISSAP
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) RHCA
2 9 (90.00%) RHCE
2 9 (90.00%) SANS
2 9 (90.00%) SSCP
2 9 (90.00%) VCAP
2 9 (90.00%) VCDX
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec