Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 246 204
Rank change year-on-year +35 -42 +81
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,698 2,397 3,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.43% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.25% 11.66% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,178 2,037 2,675
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22,033 20,559 25,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.40% 12.22% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16,884 15,747 20,190
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. 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
London -4 1,029 £65,000 +4.00% 90
South East +21 506 £55,000 - 65
North of England +56 495 £50,000 +11.11% 66
Midlands +55 335 £45,000 -10.00% 45
West Midlands +56 280 £48,000 -4.00% 37
Yorkshire +104 251 £47,500 +5.56% 27
North West +22 210 £49,500 -1.00% 33
South West +17 176 £49,750 -9.55% 18
East of England +23 162 £54,000 +8.00% 20
East Midlands +30 56 £44,500 -1.11% 8
North East -17 34 £62,500 +38.89% 6
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 1,684 (62.42%) Information Security
2 1,055 (39.10%) CISSP
3 815 (30.21%) CISM
4 796 (29.50%) PCI DSS
5 734 (27.21%) Cybersecurity
6 668 (24.76%) ITIL
7 664 (24.61%) GDPR
8 644 (23.87%) Finance
9 603 (22.35%) Firewall
10 532 (19.72%) Management Information System
11 522 (19.35%) Risk Management
12 472 (17.49%) Windows
13 465 (17.23%) Data Protection
13 465 (17.23%) Degree
14 458 (16.98%) SIEM
15 420 (15.57%) CISA
16 388 (14.38%) Microsoft
17 306 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
18 288 (10.67%) Linux
19 286 (10.60%) Security Management
20 284 (10.53%) Network Security
21 276 (10.23%) Cyber Essentials
22 273 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
23 260 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
24 258 (9.56%) Security Operations
25 250 (9.27%) VMware
26 249 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
27 246 (9.12%) Active Directory
28 244 (9.04%) Legal
29 242 (8.97%) Project Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 68 (2.52%) MS Exchange
2 55 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 47 (1.74%) IIS
4 43 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 28 (1.04%) Apache
6 25 (0.93%) CMS
7 20 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (0.33%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.19%) nginx
15 4 (0.15%) JBoss
15 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.11%) Confluence
16 3 (0.11%) WordPress
17 2 (0.074%) OpenStack
Applications
1 95 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Stata
7 1 (0.037%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.22%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.19%) assyst
4 5 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.11%) Magento
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.037%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.037%) Concordance
7 1 (0.037%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.037%) Relativity
7 1 (0.037%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.037%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 273 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 210 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 165 (6.12%) Office 365
4 159 (5.89%) SaaS
5 91 (3.37%) PaaS
6 86 (3.19%) IaaS
7 29 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (0.37%) Serverless
11 9 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.30%) GitHub
13 6 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.22%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 603 (22.35%) Firewall
2 284 (10.53%) Network Security
3 144 (5.34%) LAN
4 143 (5.30%) WAN
5 129 (4.78%) VPN
6 120 (4.45%) TCP/IP
7 116 (4.30%) DNS
7 116 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 99 (3.67%) SSL
9 94 (3.48%) SAN
10 84 (3.11%) Internet
11 72 (2.67%) VoIP
12 64 (2.37%) IPsec
13 61 (2.26%) Wireless
14 58 (2.15%) DHCP
15 47 (1.74%) VLAN
16 40 (1.48%) HTTP
17 39 (1.45%) MPLS
18 38 (1.41%) Unified Communications
19 34 (1.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.37%) MySQL
3 35 (1.30%) Big Data
4 24 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 22 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 21 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 13 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 13 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 13 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 12 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.37%) Blockchain
11 8 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.30%) Power BI
12 7 (0.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (0.67%) JIRA
3 16 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (0.48%) Subversion
6 10 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.30%) Burp Suite
8 8 (0.30%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.26%) Selenium
10 5 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.11%) webpack
13 2 (0.074%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.074%) git-flow
13 2 (0.074%) gulp
13 2 (0.074%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.074%) JMeter
General
1 644 (23.87%) Finance
2 244 (9.04%) Legal
3 135 (5.00%) Banking
4 92 (3.41%) Retail
5 82 (3.04%) Law
6 79 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 64 (2.37%) Marketing
8 53 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 47 (1.74%) Publishing
10 36 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 33 (1.22%) Games
12 20 (0.74%) Local Government
13 16 (0.59%) Advertising
13 16 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.56%) Back Office
14 15 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.48%) Electronics
16 8 (0.30%) Automotive
16 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 593 (21.98%) Analyst
2 424 (15.72%) Security Manager
3 406 (15.05%) Security Analyst
4 325 (12.05%) Consultant
5 259 (9.60%) Information Manager
6 244 (9.04%) Information Security Manager
7 227 (8.41%) Security Consultant
8 211 (7.82%) Information Analyst
9 202 (7.49%) Information Security Analyst
10 185 (6.86%) IT Manager
11 184 (6.82%) Architect
12 139 (5.15%) Security Officer
13 135 (5.00%) Security Engineer
14 110 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
15 105 (3.89%) Security Architect
16 100 (3.71%) Security Specialist
17 96 (3.56%) Information Officer
17 96 (3.56%) Information Security Officer
17 96 (3.56%) IT Security Manager
18 93 (3.45%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.15%) .NET
2 36 (1.33%) Middleware
3 33 (1.22%) JSON
4 27 (1.00%) HTML
5 26 (0.96%) SailPoint
5 26 (0.96%) Web Services
6 24 (0.89%) .NET Framework
7 22 (0.82%) CSS
8 18 (0.67%) Entity Framework
9 15 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 14 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
11 13 (0.48%) jQuery
11 13 (0.48%) WCF
12 12 (0.44%) LAMP
12 12 (0.44%) Node.js
13 10 (0.37%) 802.1X
13 10 (0.37%) LDAP
13 10 (0.37%) LINQ
13 10 (0.37%) SAML
13 10 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 532 (19.72%) Management Information System
2 249 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (6.89%) Data Centre
4 179 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
5 168 (6.23%) Computer Science
6 166 (6.15%) Data Protection Act
7 84 (3.11%) Fintech
8 71 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
9 48 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
9 48 (1.78%) PKI
10 41 (1.52%) CESG
11 39 (1.45%) Driving Licence
12 38 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 37 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 30 (1.11%) Cyberattack
15 27 (1.00%) CMDB
15 27 (1.00%) NHS
16 25 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
17 24 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 472 (17.49%) Windows
2 288 (10.67%) Linux
3 240 (8.90%) Windows Server
4 64 (2.37%) Unix
5 60 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 33 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (1.19%) Mac OS X
10 31 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 28 (1.04%) CentOS
12 22 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.67%) Debian
14 17 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.41%) Android
15 11 (0.41%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.33%) AIX
17 8 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,684 (62.42%) Information Security
2 734 (27.21%) Cybersecurity
3 668 (24.76%) ITIL
4 522 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 465 (17.23%) Data Protection
6 458 (16.98%) SIEM
7 306 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
8 286 (10.60%) Security Management
9 260 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
10 258 (9.56%) Security Operations
11 242 (8.97%) Project Management
12 237 (8.78%) Security Architecture
13 223 (8.27%) Penetration Testing
14 220 (8.15%) ISMS
15 210 (7.78%) Information Security Management
16 207 (7.67%) Business Continuity
17 200 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
18 191 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
19 186 (6.89%) Service Delivery
20 176 (6.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (3.89%) SQL
2 96 (3.56%) PowerShell
3 88 (3.26%) Python
4 47 (1.74%) C
5 43 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 33 (1.22%) C#
7 30 (1.11%) Perl
8 28 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 26 (0.96%) PHP
10 23 (0.85%) Java
10 23 (0.85%) Ruby
11 21 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.44%) Go
14 11 (0.41%) VB
15 10 (0.37%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.26%) C++
17 5 (0.19%) VBA
18 4 (0.15%) TypeScript
19 3 (0.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,055 (39.10%) CISSP
2 815 (30.21%) CISM
3 465 (17.23%) Degree
4 420 (15.57%) CISA
5 238 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 164 (6.08%) CEH
7 162 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
8 134 (4.97%) SANS
9 115 (4.26%) SC Cleared
10 102 (3.78%) CRISC
10 102 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 89 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
12 88 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
13 84 (3.11%) MCSE
14 79 (2.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 70 (2.59%) GIAC
16 69 (2.56%) CCNA
17 67 (2.48%) CCNP
18 62 (2.30%) CISMP
19 60 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 796 (29.50%) PCI DSS
2 664 (24.61%) GDPR
3 276 (10.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 231 (8.56%) COBIT
5 227 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 207 (7.67%) ISO 9001
7 99 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 87 (3.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 69 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 69 (2.56%) QA
10 67 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 66 (2.45%) SLA
12 63 (2.34%) ISO 22301
13 35 (1.30%) GPG13
14 34 (1.26%) ISO 14001
14 34 (1.26%) NIST 800
15 31 (1.15%) ISAE 3402
16 19 (0.70%) HIPAA
17 15 (0.56%) JSP 440
17 15 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 246 (9.12%) Active Directory
2 205 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 37 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (1.04%) vSphere
6 23 (0.85%) Docker
7 17 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.48%) Snort
8 13 (0.48%) Xen
8 13 (0.48%) XenApp
8 13 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.41%) KVM
9 11 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.37%) Firmware
11 9 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.30%) HDFS
12 8 (0.30%) iptables
13 6 (0.22%) Ceph
14 4 (0.15%) Squid
14 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (2.08%) Ansible
1 56 (2.08%) Nessus
2 52 (1.93%) QRadar
3 48 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
4 45 (1.67%) SCCM
5 31 (1.15%) Puppet
6 30 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (1.00%) Core Impact
8 25 (0.93%) OpenVAS
9 22 (0.82%) Nexpose
10 21 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
10 21 (0.78%) Nagios
11 20 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
12 13 (0.48%) Suricata
12 13 (0.48%) Terraform
13 12 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 12 (0.44%) Kubernetes
13 12 (0.44%) WSUS
14 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 388 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 250 (9.27%) VMware
3 203 (7.52%) Cisco
4 90 (3.34%) Citrix
5 80 (2.97%) CheckPoint
6 79 (2.93%) Oracle
7 70 (2.59%) Qualys
8 64 (2.37%) Juniper
9 59 (2.19%) SolarWinds
10 48 (1.78%) HP
11 46 (1.70%) Splunk
12 43 (1.59%) F5
13 42 (1.56%) ArcSight
13 42 (1.56%) Capita
13 42 (1.56%) LogRhythm
14 39 (1.45%) AlienVault
15 36 (1.33%) CyberArk
15 36 (1.33%) Symantec
16 35 (1.30%) Sophos
17 32 (1.19%) NetApp