Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1192 1215 1274
Rank change year-on-year +23 +59 +58
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 6 3 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.006% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 34
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +37.25%
10th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £46,875
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year - +10.64% -

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 42840 49433 59986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.03% 26.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32910 39645 47913
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,775
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 5 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 19 November 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 +44 6 £72,500 +11.54% 1
UK excluding London +40 5 - - 1
Midlands - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
London +5 1 £72,500 +11.54%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) OWASP
2 5 (83.33%) Fiddler
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) HP Fortify
2 5 (83.33%) Veracode
2 5 (83.33%) Looker
2 5 (83.33%) NIST 800
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (83.33%) Nessus
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Validation

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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) NAS
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (83.33%) Looker
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Head of Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Head of Security
2 3 (50.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) OWASP
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Internal Audit
4 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) NIST 800
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Fortify
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) Veracode
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft