Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +74
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 24 88 148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.64% 3.26% 3.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.43% 24.58% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 87 120
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.62% -1.90%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £36,925
90th Percentile £66,875 £71,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +4.17% -8.57%

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 112 358 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.33% 13.25% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 100 327 380
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,025 £27,100 £29,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £63,775
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.23% -2.22% +5.88%

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 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 17 (70.83%) Information Security
1 17 (70.83%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (62.50%) CISSP
3 12 (50.00%) CISM
4 11 (45.83%) CISA
4 11 (45.83%) NIST
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) IT Audit
8 6 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (25.00%) Legal
8 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Technology Roadmap
9 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
9 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) People Management
10 4 (16.67%) CRISC
10 4 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
10 4 (16.67%) Due Diligence
10 4 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
10 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (12.50%) COBIT

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Boomi
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) IPsec
1 1 (4.17%) PSTN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security Risk Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Professional Services Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Service Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) REST
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Life Science
4 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.17%) Handset
5 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) IT Audit
4 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.83%) Technology Roadmap
5 4 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (16.67%) Due Diligence
5 4 (16.67%) People Management
5 4 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) ISMS
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
2 12 (50.00%) CISM
3 11 (45.83%) CISA
4 6 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) CRISC
7 3 (12.50%) CIMA
8 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) NIST
2 3 (12.50%) COBIT
2 3 (12.50%) GDPR
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 22301
4 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Avaya
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Dell
2 1 (4.17%) ESET
2 1 (4.17%) Freshdesk
2 1 (4.17%) Sage