Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 97 117
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 65 96 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.53% 2.91% 2.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.26% 11.32% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 60
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,149 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £68,000 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,295 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.39% +16.21% +5.88%

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 356 848 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.86% 25.74% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 330 365 349
Birmingham median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,725 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.59%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 52 (80.00%) Information Security
2 40 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (52.31%) CISSP
4 20 (30.77%) CISM
5 18 (27.69%) PCI DSS
6 16 (24.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 15 (23.08%) Firewall
8 14 (21.54%) Finance
8 14 (21.54%) Windows
9 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 13 (20.00%) Cisco
9 13 (20.00%) GDPR
9 13 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 12 (18.46%) Azure
10 12 (18.46%) SIEM
10 12 (18.46%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
10 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
11 11 (16.92%) Degree
11 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
11 11 (16.92%) Public Sector
11 11 (16.92%) Office 365
12 10 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.85%) ISO 9001
13 9 (13.85%) ISO 22301
14 8 (12.31%) Analytics
14 8 (12.31%) Threat Detection

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 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Azure
2 11 (16.92%) Office 365
3 4 (6.15%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.62%) AWS
5 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.54%) IaaS
6 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
2 4 (6.15%) DHCP
2 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) WAN
4 2 (3.08%) Broadband
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) NAS
4 2 (3.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) SMTP
4 2 (3.08%) SNMP
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Security Manager
3 14 (21.54%) Consultant
3 14 (21.54%) Security Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) Information Manager
4 13 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
4 13 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 12 (18.46%) Information Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Compliance Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Information Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Security Compliance Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Security Officer
8 4 (6.15%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Information Officer
9 3 (4.62%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) COM
1 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.08%) AS400
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Handset
5 2 (3.08%) iSeries
5 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) Unix
6 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) Information Security
2 40 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (18.46%) SIEM
5 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.31%) Analytics
7 8 (12.31%) ISMS
7 8 (12.31%) Security Management
7 8 (12.31%) Threat Detection
7 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (10.77%) Commercial Awareness
8 7 (10.77%) Data Privacy
8 7 (10.77%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (10.77%) Information Security Management
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL
8 7 (10.77%) People Management
8 7 (10.77%) Risk Analytics
8 7 (10.77%) Thought Leadership
9 5 (7.69%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) ABAP
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) CISSP
2 20 (30.77%) CISM
3 16 (24.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
6 11 (16.92%) Degree
7 7 (10.77%) CISA
8 6 (9.23%) CEH
9 3 (4.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 3 (4.62%) SANS
10 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
10 2 (3.08%) ISEB
10 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.08%) SSCP
11 1 (1.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.54%) CCSP
11 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.69%) PCI DSS
2 13 (20.00%) GDPR
3 12 (18.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (13.85%) ISO 22301
5 9 (13.85%) ISO 9001
6 7 (10.77%) NIST
7 4 (6.15%) COBIT
8 3 (4.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (3.08%) JSP 440
9 2 (3.08%) NCSC
9 2 (3.08%) QA
9 2 (3.08%) SLA
10 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) QRadar
2 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Dell
3 4 (6.15%) HP
3 4 (6.15%) McAfee
4 3 (4.62%) Splunk
5 2 (3.08%) Apple
5 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.08%) Becrypt
5 2 (3.08%) Darktrace
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) NetWitness
5 2 (3.08%) Samsung
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) Meraki
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.54%) VMware