Period
to 14 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 175 218
Rank change year-on-year +14 +43 -27
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 76 105 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 1.43% 1.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.01% 13.13% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 65 93 107
10th Percentile £46,500 £38,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £94,500 £93,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -7.41% +8.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 690 800 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.76% 10.90% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 574 690 1,047
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,150 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -2.34% +5.79%
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 59 (77.63%) Information Security
2 37 (48.68%) Finance
3 29 (38.16%) CISSP
4 28 (36.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 27 (35.53%) Azure
5 27 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (32.89%) NIST
7 24 (31.58%) CISM
8 20 (26.32%) GDPR
9 19 (25.00%) AWS
10 18 (23.68%) Windows
11 17 (22.37%) Management Information System
11 17 (22.37%) Data Protection
12 15 (19.74%) Firewall
12 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
14 13 (17.11%) CISA
14 13 (17.11%) Security Management
15 12 (15.79%) Information Security Management
16 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
16 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
16 11 (14.47%) Social Skills
17 10 (13.16%) GRC
17 10 (13.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 10 (13.16%) ITIL
17 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
18 9 (11.84%) ISMS
18 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (11.84%) Linux
18 9 (11.84%) VPN

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (5.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Relativity
2 1 (1.32%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.53%) Azure
2 19 (25.00%) AWS
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (6.58%) GCP
5 3 (3.95%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.63%) IaaS
6 2 (2.63%) SaaS
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.32%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) VPN
3 7 (9.21%) DHCP
3 7 (9.21%) DNS
4 5 (6.58%) LAN
4 5 (6.58%) Network Security
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
5 4 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.95%) NAS
7 2 (2.63%) BGP
7 2 (2.63%) MPLS
7 2 (2.63%) SSL
7 2 (2.63%) VLAN
8 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.32%) RTP
8 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
General
1 37 (48.68%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Social Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Security Manager
2 12 (15.79%) Consultant
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Security Consultant
4 10 (13.16%) Information Manager
4 10 (13.16%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (13.16%) Security Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Cloud Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Information Security Officer
6 7 (9.21%) Security Officer
7 6 (7.89%) Information Officer
8 5 (6.58%) Information Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.58%) Replication
3 4 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (77.63%) Information Security
2 27 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (22.37%) Data Protection
4 13 (17.11%) Security Management
5 12 (15.79%) Information Security Management
6 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
7 10 (13.16%) ITIL
8 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.84%) ISMS
8 9 (11.84%) Project Management
9 8 (10.53%) Data Security
10 7 (9.21%) Security Architecture
11 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
11 6 (7.89%) Investment Management
12 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.58%) Identity Access Management
12 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (6.58%) Presales
12 5 (6.58%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.95%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) C++
3 1 (1.32%) Go
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) Ruby
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) CISSP
2 24 (31.58%) CISM
3 13 (17.11%) CISA
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.58%) CCNA
5 5 (6.58%) Degree
5 5 (6.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (5.26%) CCNP
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.63%) CRISC
8 2 (2.63%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.32%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.32%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (1.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (1.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (36.84%) Cyber Essentials
2 25 (32.89%) NIST
3 20 (26.32%) GDPR
4 10 (13.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 10 (13.16%) GRC
4 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
5 5 (6.58%) COBIT
6 2 (2.63%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.32%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.32%) QA
7 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (5.26%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.95%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) SCCM
3 3 (3.95%) SCOM
4 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.63%) Terraform
5 1 (1.32%) Ansible
5 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.32%) Puppet
5 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) VMware
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco
3 6 (7.89%) Google
4 3 (3.95%) Aruba
4 3 (3.95%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix
4 3 (3.95%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) Synology
5 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.63%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.63%) Veeam
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) UiPath
6 1 (1.32%) Zscaler