The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 153 200 187
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 93 46 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.30% 7.47% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 77 31 39
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
608 616 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.52% 8.92% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 481 453 417
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +21 47 £37,500 -1.31% 11
Cheshire +43 39 £52,500 +10.52%
Merseyside +18 7 £57,500 -0.95%
Lancashire -1 1 £37,500 +20.96% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 79 (49.69%) Information Security
2 50 (31.45%) ITIL
3 45 (28.30%) Finance
4 42 (26.42%) PCI DSS
5 41 (25.79%) CISSP
6 36 (22.64%) Security Management
6 36 (22.64%) Management Information System
7 30 (18.87%) Windows
7 30 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
8 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (16.98%) Risk Management
9 27 (16.98%) Telecoms
10 24 (15.09%) Service Management
10 24 (15.09%) CISM
11 23 (14.47%) Firewall
11 23 (14.47%) UNIX
11 23 (14.47%) ISO 9001
11 23 (14.47%) Degree
12 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
13 19 (11.95%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (11.95%) Security Architecture
14 18 (11.32%) Project Management
15 17 (10.69%) Information Security Management
16 16 (10.06%) Web Services
16 16 (10.06%) SQL
16 16 (10.06%) ISMS
16 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (9.43%) Business Continuity
17 15 (9.43%) Cisco
18 14 (8.81%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.52%) IIS
4 3 (1.89%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) MS Office
1 2 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.47%) Firewall
2 9 (5.66%) Internet
2 9 (5.66%) DNS
2 9 (5.66%) Wireless
3 8 (5.03%) Network Security
3 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.77%) VoIP
5 5 (3.14%) LDAP
5 5 (3.14%) VPN
5 5 (3.14%) SMTP
6 4 (2.52%) Broadband
6 4 (2.52%) LAN
6 4 (2.52%) SAN
6 4 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.52%) NAS
7 3 (1.89%) VLAN
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.26%) OpenVPN
8 2 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.14%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (3.14%) OLAP
5 5 (3.14%) MySQL
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (28.30%) Finance
2 27 (16.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.52%) Legal
5 4 (2.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.89%) Law
7 2 (1.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (17.61%) Consultant
2 27 (16.98%) Security Manager
3 23 (14.47%) Analyst
4 20 (12.58%) Security Engineer
4 20 (12.58%) Information Manager
5 15 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (8.81%) Management Consultant
6 14 (8.81%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (8.81%) Service Management Consultant
7 11 (6.92%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Security Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (5.66%) Administrator
9 8 (5.03%) Developer
10 7 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.77%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Information Analyst
11 6 (3.77%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.77%) IT Security Manager
11 6 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.06%) Web Services
2 8 (5.03%) .NET
3 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.52%) jQuery
3 4 (2.52%) HTML
4 3 (1.89%) XML
4 3 (1.89%) Ajax
4 3 (1.89%) CSS
4 3 (1.89%) J2EE
5 2 (1.26%) JSP
6 1 (0.63%) HTML5
6 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.64%) Management Information System
2 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Replication
4 6 (3.77%) NHS
5 5 (3.14%) Clustering
5 5 (3.14%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.26%) GIS
7 2 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 2 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.26%) SCADA
7 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.26%) CESG
7 2 (1.26%) iSeries
8 1 (0.63%) Telematics
8 1 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) DTV
8 1 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.87%) Windows
2 23 (14.47%) UNIX
3 14 (8.81%) Linux
4 4 (2.52%) Debian
4 4 (2.52%) CentOS
5 3 (1.89%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.69%) Information Security
2 50 (31.45%) ITIL
3 36 (22.64%) Security Management
4 30 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
5 27 (16.98%) Risk Management
6 24 (15.09%) Service Management
7 19 (11.95%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (11.95%) Security Architecture
8 18 (11.32%) Project Management
9 17 (10.69%) Information Security Management
10 16 (10.06%) ISMS
11 15 (9.43%) Business Continuity
12 14 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (8.18%) Network Design
13 13 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (7.55%) Service Desk Management
14 12 (7.55%) TOGAF
14 12 (7.55%) Configuration Management
15 11 (6.92%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.06%) SQL
2 8 (5.03%) C#
3 7 (4.40%) Java
4 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.52%) C
5 4 (2.52%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.89%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.89%) Perl
6 3 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (25.79%) CISSP
2 24 (15.09%) CISM
3 23 (14.47%) Degree
4 10 (6.29%) CISA
5 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.77%) ISEB
6 6 (3.77%) CISMP
7 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.52%) MBA
8 3 (1.89%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.89%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.89%) CCIE
8 3 (1.89%) CCNP
8 3 (1.89%) CCDP
9 2 (1.26%) QiCA
9 2 (1.26%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.26%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (26.42%) PCI DSS
2 23 (14.47%) ISO 9001
3 12 (7.55%) COBIT
4 9 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 9 (5.66%) ISO 14001
5 6 (3.77%) SLA
5 6 (3.77%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Cisco
3 8 (5.03%) VMware
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle
5 5 (3.14%) NetApp
5 5 (3.14%) Splunk
6 4 (2.52%) Riverbed
7 3 (1.89%) F5
7 3 (1.89%) Juniper
7 3 (1.89%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.89%) New Relic
8 2 (1.26%) BT
8 2 (1.26%) HP
8 2 (1.26%) EMC
8 2 (1.26%) Citrix
9 1 (0.63%) Avaya
9 1 (0.63%) SAP
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
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