Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 71 74
Rank change year-on-year -44 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 67 24 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.02% 2.54% 3.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.47% 19.51% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56 21 80
10th Percentile £39,375 " £34,625
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +13.51% -6.57%
75th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £54,063
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,750 £71,750
West Midlands median annual salary £54,000 £57,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.68% +20.53% -

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 463 123 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.98% 13.03% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 361 109 346
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £63,750 £71,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% -2.22%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 42 (62.69%) Information Security
2 40 (59.70%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (50.75%) CISSP
4 30 (44.78%) Cyber Essentials
5 28 (41.79%) NIST
6 27 (40.30%) Security Management
7 25 (37.31%) GDPR
8 23 (34.33%) ISMS
8 23 (34.33%) Risk Management
9 22 (32.84%) Management Information System
9 22 (32.84%) CISM
10 19 (28.36%) Information Security Management
11 17 (25.37%) Finance
11 17 (25.37%) SIEM
11 17 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (23.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (22.39%) PCI DSS
14 14 (20.90%) ITIL
15 13 (19.40%) Legal
15 13 (19.40%) Data Protection
15 13 (19.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 13 (19.40%) Social Skills
16 12 (17.91%) GRC
16 12 (17.91%) Police
17 11 (16.42%) Business Continuity
17 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
17 11 (16.42%) Security Architecture
18 10 (14.93%) Smart Meter
18 10 (14.93%) Azure

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.99%) AWS
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) GCP
4 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Firewall
1 6 (8.96%) Network Security
2 5 (7.46%) LAN
2 5 (7.46%) WAN
3 4 (5.97%) DMZ
3 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.48%) BGP
4 3 (4.48%) DHCP
4 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 3 (4.48%) HSRP
4 3 (4.48%) OSPF
4 3 (4.48%) SD-WAN
4 3 (4.48%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (4.48%) VoIP
4 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Burp Suite
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Legal
2 13 (19.40%) Social Skills
3 12 (17.91%) Police
4 7 (10.45%) Law
5 5 (7.46%) Public Sector
6 4 (5.97%) Banking
7 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.99%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.99%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.99%) Retail
9 1 (1.49%) Games
9 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.49%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Consultant
1 12 (17.91%) Security Manager
2 11 (16.42%) Architect
2 11 (16.42%) Security Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Security Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Information Manager
5 8 (11.94%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Lead Security Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Security Officer
8 4 (5.97%) Information Officer
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Head of Information
9 3 (4.48%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) ISPF
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.93%) Smart Meter
3 6 (8.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.97%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.49%) Housing Association
7 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Information Security
2 40 (59.70%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (40.30%) Security Management
4 23 (34.33%) ISMS
4 23 (34.33%) Risk Management
5 19 (28.36%) Information Security Management
6 17 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (25.37%) SIEM
7 16 (23.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (20.90%) ITIL
9 13 (19.40%) Data Protection
10 11 (16.42%) Business Continuity
10 11 (16.42%) Security Architecture
11 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.43%) Security Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
13 8 (11.94%) Security Operations
13 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
13 8 (11.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (10.45%) Cyber Assurance
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) CISSP
2 22 (32.84%) CISM
3 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) CISA
5 7 (10.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (7.46%) Degree
6 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (5.97%) SSCP
8 3 (4.48%) CCNA
8 3 (4.48%) CCNP
8 3 (4.48%) CRISC
8 3 (4.48%) GIAC
9 2 (2.99%) GSNA
9 2 (2.99%) IRCA
9 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.99%) PCI QSA
9 2 (2.99%) SANS
10 1 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (44.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 28 (41.79%) NIST
3 25 (37.31%) GDPR
4 15 (22.39%) PCI DSS
5 13 (19.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 12 (17.91%) GRC
7 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (13.43%) COBIT
9 6 (8.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (8.96%) NCSC
10 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (5.97%) PMO
12 2 (2.99%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (2.99%) COSO
12 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
12 2 (2.99%) SLA
13 1 (1.49%) IFRS
13 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
13 1 (1.49%) ISO 22301
13 1 (1.49%) ITGC
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.49%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco
2 5 (7.46%) Qualys
3 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.97%) Rapid7
4 3 (4.48%) Aruba
4 3 (4.48%) Meraki
4 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.49%) BT
6 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Intel
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) SunGard
6 1 (1.49%) VMware