The first table below looks at the demand for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 213 173 197
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 32 75 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 1.03% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.26% 13.13% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 57 55
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,369 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
608 571 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.51% 7.88% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 495 473 461
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the North West region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Salary Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

ISO/IEC 27001 Salary Histogram in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 26 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Cheshire -27 5 £50,000 - 2
Merseyside -7 1 £43,500 +6.74% 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001.

1 34 (41.98%) ITIL
2 31 (38.27%) Information Security
3 23 (28.40%) Windows
4 20 (24.69%) PCI DSS
5 19 (23.46%) ISMS
5 19 (23.46%) VMware
5 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
6 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 18 (22.22%) Firewall
6 18 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
7 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (19.75%) CISSP
8 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (19.75%) Finance
9 15 (18.52%) WAN
10 14 (17.28%) LAN
10 14 (17.28%) Project Management
10 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (17.28%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (16.05%) Degree
11 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
12 12 (14.81%) Security Management
12 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
12 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
12 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
13 11 (13.58%) SAN
14 10 (12.35%) Citrix
14 10 (12.35%) ISO 9001
14 10 (12.35%) Risk Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) GroupWise
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Firewall
2 15 (18.52%) WAN
3 14 (17.28%) LAN
4 11 (13.58%) SAN
5 7 (8.64%) Internet
5 7 (8.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (7.41%) Network Security
7 4 (4.94%) VPN
8 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) MPLS
9 2 (2.47%) DNS
9 2 (2.47%) VoIP
10 1 (1.23%) DHCP
10 1 (1.23%) HTTP
10 1 (1.23%) IPv6
10 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Legal
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) Security Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) PMO Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Operations Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Operations Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Information Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Security Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Web Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Security Officer
8 4 (4.94%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) COM
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
1 1 (1.23%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.47%) CESG
3 2 (2.47%) CMDB
3 2 (2.47%) RMADS
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) Linux
4 9 (11.11%) UNIX
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.64%) Solaris
7 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.17%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) ITIL
2 31 (38.27%) Information Security
3 19 (23.46%) ISMS
4 14 (17.28%) Project Management
4 14 (17.28%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.81%) Security Management
6 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
6 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.35%) Risk Management
8 9 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 9 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (11.11%) SIEM
8 9 (11.11%) Business Transformation
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.64%) Content Management
10 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.41%) Kanban
10 6 (7.41%) Scrum
10 6 (7.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.47%) Python
2 2 (2.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) CISSP
2 13 (16.05%) Degree
3 9 (11.11%) CISM
4 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.64%) EnCE
6 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) CCA
7 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.70%) CISA
7 3 (3.70%) CISMP
8 2 (2.47%) CRISC
9 1 (1.23%) MCSD
9 1 (1.23%) ISEB
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.23%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) PCI DSS
2 10 (12.35%) ISO 9001
3 5 (6.17%) BS7799
3 5 (6.17%) QA
4 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.70%) ISO 14001
4 3 (3.70%) BS25999
4 3 (3.70%) COBIT
5 2 (2.47%) COSO
5 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) XenApp
5 4 (4.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (4.94%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) VMware
2 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.35%) Citrix
4 8 (9.88%) Cisco
5 5 (6.17%) Apple
5 5 (6.17%) Juniper
6 4 (4.94%) AppSense
6 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.94%) EMC
7 3 (3.70%) SAP
7 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.70%) IronPort
7 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.47%) Splunk
8 2 (2.47%) F5
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle
9 1 (1.23%) Dell
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