Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 142 115
Rank change year-on-year +39 -27 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 40 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.87% 1.23% 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.49% 9.30% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 16
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +48.39% -18.42%
10th Percentile £21,550 £39,400 £26,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,750 £60,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 348 430 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.27% 13.24% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 227 282 222
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +34.33% -11.84%
10th Percentile £24,300 £26,250 £20,050
90th Percentile £84,000 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 13 £75,000 +11.11% 5
Runcorn - 7 £50,000 - 1
Chester +19 3 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Crewe +11 2 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Winsford - 2 £23,000 -
Knutsford +22 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £22,500 -
ISO/IEC 27001
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 25 (62.50%) Information Security
2 20 (50.00%) CISSP
3 19 (47.50%) CISM
4 16 (40.00%) GDPR
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 11 (27.50%) OWASP
6 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
7 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 10 (25.00%) Supplier Management
7 10 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (22.50%) CEH
9 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 8 (20.00%) Windows
9 8 (20.00%) Smart Meter
10 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
10 7 (17.50%) DNS
10 7 (17.50%) CISA
10 7 (17.50%) PKI
10 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
11 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
11 6 (15.00%) Security Management
11 6 (15.00%) Finance
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.00%) Office 365
12 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (12.50%) OSCP

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DMARC
3 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) Skype
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) WebEx
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.50%) ProC
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Head of Security
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Head of Information
2 6 (15.00%) Head of Information Security
2 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Head of Operations
3 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) OAuth
1 2 (5.00%) REST
1 2 (5.00%) SAML
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) OpenID
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 7 (17.50%) PKI
4 5 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.00%) NHS
6 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.50%) CESG
7 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Information Security
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (27.50%) OWASP
4 10 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 10 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
6 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
7 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
7 6 (15.00%) Security Management
8 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) CISSP
2 19 (47.50%) CISM
3 9 (22.50%) CEH
4 7 (17.50%) CISA
5 5 (12.50%) CREST Certified
5 5 (12.50%) OSCP
5 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (7.50%) CCSP
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (7.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (7.50%) ISSAP
7 3 (7.50%) SSCP
8 2 (5.00%) CRISC
8 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
8 2 (5.00%) GSEC
9 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) GDPR
2 12 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (7.50%) QA
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.00%) ISO 31000
5 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Apple
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle