Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1218 1294
Rank change year-on-year +48 +76 +45
Permanent jobs citing ISSEP 5 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.008% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 14
UK median annual salary - £65,000 £69,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.14% +35.78%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year - -35.00% -

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 42685 51262 60552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.33% 26.42% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32791 41344 48428
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 23 September 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
UK excluding London +56 5 - -
England +49 5 - -
Midlands - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) HP Fortify
1 5 (100.00%) Veracode
1 5 (100.00%) Looker
1 5 (100.00%) NIST 800
2 3 (60.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Prototyping

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 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) Looker
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Head of Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Head of Security
2 2 (40.00%) Architecture Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Kali Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) NIST 800
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Fortify
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Veracode
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft