Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISSMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISC2 ISSMP)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1199 1212 1318
Rank change year-on-year +13 +106 -42
Permanent jobs citing ISSMP 12 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.020% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 5
UK median annual salary £71,250 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.62% +23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £57,125 £61,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £102,500 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 -

ISSMP 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 43206 49488 60078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.15% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33198 39694 48014
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
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%

ISSMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ISSMP in the UK

ISSMP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISSMP in the UK

ISSMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISSMP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISSMP in the UK

ISSMP
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISSMP within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +46 11 £71,250 +9.62%
London +6 8 £71,250 +9.62%
UK excluding London +48 3 - -
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISSMP 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 ISSMP.

1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
1 12 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (91.67%) CISM
2 11 (91.67%) Information Security
3 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (66.67%) Legal
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (50.00%) Security Management
6 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (50.00%) Banking
6 6 (50.00%) CRISC
6 6 (50.00%) RSA Archer
7 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (33.33%) SIEM
9 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
9 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (25.00%) SABSA
9 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
9 3 (25.00%) GDPR
9 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (25.00%) Change Management
9 3 (25.00%) BCP
10 2 (16.67%) Project Management
10 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
10 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
10 2 (16.67%) Information Security Governance

ISSMP
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 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 8 (66.67%) Legal
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Information Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Information Risk Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Manager
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (91.67%) Information Security
3 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (50.00%) Security Management
5 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (33.33%) SIEM
7 3 (25.00%) BCP
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (25.00%) SABSA
7 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
9 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (91.67%) CISM
3 6 (50.00%) CRISC
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) RSA Archer