Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 145 215
Rank change year-on-year -19 +70 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 86 85 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.53% 1.60% 1.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.33% 14.26% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77 77 107
10th Percentile £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -17.24% +11.54%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £101,500 £97,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +7.69%

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 922 596 1,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.36% 11.25% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 795 522 1,159
10th Percentile £42,999 £39,000 £36,650
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,938 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £97,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 30 July 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 67 (77.91%) Information Security
2 43 (50.00%) Finance
3 39 (45.35%) NIST
4 38 (44.19%) CISSP
5 35 (40.70%) CISM
6 33 (38.37%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (32.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (30.23%) Azure
9 22 (25.58%) Management Information System
10 19 (22.09%) Security Management
10 19 (22.09%) Data Protection
11 18 (20.93%) Information Security Management
12 17 (19.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (18.60%) AWS
13 16 (18.60%) Windows
13 16 (18.60%) Social Skills
13 16 (18.60%) GDPR
14 15 (17.44%) ITIL
14 15 (17.44%) CISA
14 15 (17.44%) PCI DSS
15 14 (16.28%) Firewall
15 14 (16.28%) Project Management
15 14 (16.28%) Risk Management
16 12 (13.95%) Regulatory Compliance
17 11 (12.79%) GRC
17 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
17 11 (12.79%) ISMS
17 11 (12.79%) COBIT
17 11 (12.79%) Microsoft 365
18 10 (11.63%) Active Directory

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 2 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Relativity
1 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.23%) Azure
2 16 (18.60%) AWS
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (5.81%) GCP
5 3 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.16%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.16%) GitHub
7 1 (1.16%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (1.16%) SaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) Firewall
2 8 (9.30%) VPN
3 7 (8.14%) Network Security
4 4 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.49%) DHCP
5 3 (3.49%) DNS
5 3 (3.49%) LAN
5 3 (3.49%) WAN
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.33%) VLAN
7 1 (1.16%) BGP
7 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.16%) MPLS
7 1 (1.16%) NAS
7 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.16%) RTP
7 1 (1.16%) Skype
7 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.16%) WebEx
7 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Social Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Law
3 5 (5.81%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Security Manager
2 19 (22.09%) Information Manager
2 19 (22.09%) Information Security Manager
3 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Consultant
4 15 (17.44%) Security Consultant
5 12 (13.95%) Security Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Cloud Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Information Security Officer
6 8 (9.30%) IT Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Security Officer
7 7 (8.14%) Information Officer
8 6 (6.98%) Information Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Node.js
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.81%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (5.81%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (77.91%) Information Security
2 33 (38.37%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (22.09%) Data Protection
3 19 (22.09%) Security Management
4 18 (20.93%) Information Security Management
5 17 (19.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (17.44%) ITIL
7 14 (16.28%) Project Management
7 14 (16.28%) Risk Management
8 12 (13.95%) Regulatory Compliance
9 11 (12.79%) ISMS
10 9 (10.47%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.30%) Data Security
12 7 (8.14%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (8.14%) Security Architecture
12 7 (8.14%) Security Operations
12 7 (8.14%) Strategic Roadmap
13 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (6.98%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.33%) PHP
2 2 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.16%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) Go
3 1 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.16%) Perl
3 1 (1.16%) Ruby
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (44.19%) CISSP
2 35 (40.70%) CISM
3 15 (17.44%) CISA
4 5 (5.81%) Degree
5 4 (4.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.33%) CEH
7 2 (2.33%) CRISC
7 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) CCNA
8 1 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) GIAC
8 1 (1.16%) HNC
8 1 (1.16%) HND
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCDST
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (45.35%) NIST
2 28 (32.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (18.60%) GDPR
4 15 (17.44%) PCI DSS
5 11 (12.79%) COBIT
5 11 (12.79%) GRC
6 5 (5.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (5.81%) NIST 800
7 3 (3.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (3.49%) NCSC
8 2 (2.33%) ISO 31000
8 2 (2.33%) QA
9 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (1.16%) IASME
9 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.16%) ITGC
9 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
9 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
4 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (3.49%) Terraform
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) CASB
3 1 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.16%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Google
2 5 (5.81%) VMware
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.49%) Citrix
5 2 (2.33%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Qualys
5 2 (2.33%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.16%) Aruba
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) Polycom
6 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.16%) Sophos
6 1 (1.16%) Synology
6 1 (1.16%) Zscaler