Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 204 239
Rank change year-on-year +26 +35 -41
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,642 2,705 2,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.71% 1.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.95% 13.00% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,844 2,182 2,076
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.45% +0.45% -
10th Percentile £28,410 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,875 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -

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 17,668 20,815 20,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.49% 13.19% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,080 15,806 15,254
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,079 £28,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -1.03%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 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
North of England +65 841 £45,000 -10.00% 64
London -5 767 £67,500 +3.85% 77
Yorkshire +75 640 £38,500 -18.95% 26
South East -4 429 £55,000 - 50
Midlands +11 278 £52,500 +16.67% 37
West Midlands -9 229 £52,500 +10.53% 26
North West -11 185 £48,000 -4.00% 35
East of England +75 166 £55,000 +1.85% 25
South West -11 140 £50,000 +5.26% 29
East Midlands +32 46 £50,000 +14.94% 11
North East -3 14 £48,750 -22.00% 3
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 1,121 (42.43%) Information Security
2 808 (30.58%) Management Information System
3 794 (30.05%) Firewall
4 778 (29.45%) CISSP
5 713 (26.99%) Cybersecurity
6 698 (26.42%) Cisco
7 687 (26.00%) ISO 9001
8 685 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
9 611 (23.13%) CISM
10 602 (22.79%) Network Security
11 592 (22.41%) Linux
12 567 (21.46%) ITIL
13 563 (21.31%) PCI DSS
14 557 (21.08%) Service Delivery
15 502 (19.00%) CCNA
16 498 (18.85%) GDPR
17 478 (18.09%) WAN
18 476 (18.02%) Risk Management
19 467 (17.68%) DNS
20 461 (17.45%) CCNP
21 439 (16.62%) Microsoft
22 418 (15.82%) VPN
23 410 (15.52%) Broadband
23 410 (15.52%) Fortinet
24 400 (15.14%) ADSL
25 398 (15.06%) Windows
26 396 (14.99%) NIST
27 390 (14.76%) Python
27 390 (14.76%) MPLS
28 388 (14.69%) Cisco ASA

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 60 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 52 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 41 (1.55%) Apache
4 28 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (1.06%) IIS
5 19 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 17 (0.64%) nginx
7 16 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.23%) CMS
13 5 (0.19%) Confluence
13 5 (0.19%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.15%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.15%) MediaWiki
14 4 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (3.14%) MS Visio
2 70 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.038%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.038%) InDesign
6 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.038%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.038%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.038%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 294 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 219 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 183 (6.93%) Office 365
4 129 (4.88%) SaaS
5 84 (3.18%) IaaS
6 63 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (1.48%) PaaS
8 34 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.98%) Power Platform
10 15 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.45%) Mimecast
12 11 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.38%) OneDrive
14 9 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Flow
15 7 (0.26%) Serverless
16 6 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 5 (0.19%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 794 (30.05%) Firewall
2 602 (22.79%) Network Security
3 478 (18.09%) WAN
4 467 (17.68%) DNS
5 418 (15.82%) VPN
6 410 (15.52%) Broadband
7 400 (15.14%) ADSL
8 390 (14.76%) MPLS
9 388 (14.69%) Cisco ASA
10 372 (14.08%) BGP
11 366 (13.85%) IPsec
12 359 (13.59%) SMTP
13 353 (13.36%) OSPF
14 331 (12.53%) NetScaler
15 330 (12.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 330 (12.49%) RIP
16 154 (5.83%) TCP/IP
17 152 (5.75%) LAN
18 136 (5.15%) VoIP
19 133 (5.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.48%) MySQL
3 35 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 32 (1.21%) Big Data
5 31 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 19 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (0.64%) Power BI
10 16 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 16 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (0.57%) Redis
12 14 (0.53%) MariaDB
13 13 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (1.63%) JIRA
2 33 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 30 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.49%) SonarQube
5 12 (0.45%) Mercurial
6 10 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.19%) Maven
8 5 (0.19%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.15%) Subversion
10 3 (0.11%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.11%) IDA Disassembler
10 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.11%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.076%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.076%) Selenium
General
1 370 (14.00%) Finance
2 254 (9.61%) Public Sector
3 172 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 153 (5.79%) Legal
5 122 (4.62%) Retail
6 61 (2.31%) Banking
7 39 (1.48%) Law
8 35 (1.32%) Marketing
9 27 (1.02%) Electronics
10 26 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.79%) Local Government
12 15 (0.57%) Games
13 12 (0.45%) Back Office
14 10 (0.38%) Billing
14 10 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.38%) Police
15 9 (0.34%) Automotive
16 8 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.30%) Military
17 7 (0.26%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 444 (16.81%) Analyst
2 366 (13.85%) Security Engineer
3 334 (12.64%) Network Engineer
4 329 (12.45%) Consultant
5 300 (11.36%) Security Analyst
6 270 (10.22%) Security Consultant
7 252 (9.54%) Security Manager
8 240 (9.08%) Network Security Engineer
9 178 (6.74%) Information Analyst
10 177 (6.70%) Information Security Analyst
11 157 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
12 152 (5.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 152 (5.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 151 (5.72%) Architect
14 125 (4.73%) Information Manager
15 122 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
16 115 (4.35%) Security Architect
17 102 (3.86%) IT Manager
17 102 (3.86%) Security Officer
18 92 (3.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.32%) Web Services
2 27 (1.02%) LDAP
2 27 (1.02%) REST
3 25 (0.95%) .NET
4 21 (0.79%) SailPoint
5 20 (0.76%) SOAP
6 19 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (0.68%) OAuth
8 17 (0.64%) CSS
8 17 (0.64%) OpenID
9 14 (0.53%) JSON
10 13 (0.49%) 802.1X
11 11 (0.42%) OAuth2
11 11 (0.42%) SAML
11 11 (0.42%) XACML
12 10 (0.38%) HTML
13 9 (0.34%) LAMP
13 9 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
13 9 (0.34%) XML
14 7 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 808 (30.58%) Management Information System
2 188 (7.12%) Data Centre
3 152 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (3.52%) PKI
6 85 (3.22%) Cyberthreat
7 76 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
8 55 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
9 44 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 42 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 35 (1.32%) CESG
12 34 (1.29%) Driving Licence
13 32 (1.21%) BYOD
13 32 (1.21%) Cyberattack
14 27 (1.02%) Private Cloud
15 22 (0.83%) NHS
16 19 (0.72%) User Experience
17 18 (0.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 18 (0.68%) Replication
18 17 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 592 (22.41%) Linux
2 398 (15.06%) Windows
3 378 (14.31%) Unix
4 174 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 62 (2.35%) CentOS
6 58 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (1.48%) Windows 10
9 30 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (0.91%) Mac OS
11 23 (0.87%) Solaris
12 18 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.64%) Debian
14 16 (0.61%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.57%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.42%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.42%) HPUX
16 11 (0.42%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,121 (42.43%) Information Security
2 713 (26.99%) Cybersecurity
3 567 (21.46%) ITIL
4 557 (21.08%) Service Delivery
5 476 (18.02%) Risk Management
6 383 (14.50%) Product Management
7 371 (14.04%) Change Control
8 350 (13.25%) Network Design
9 334 (12.64%) Network Management
10 313 (11.85%) Security Management
11 308 (11.66%) SIEM
12 300 (11.36%) Data Protection
13 285 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
14 268 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
15 246 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
16 236 (8.93%) Security Architecture
17 216 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 200 (7.57%) Security Operations
19 196 (7.42%) ISMS
20 195 (7.38%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 390 (14.76%) Python
2 369 (13.97%) Bash Shell
3 353 (13.36%) Perl
4 118 (4.47%) SQL
5 114 (4.31%) PowerShell
6 34 (1.29%) Java
7 26 (0.98%) C
8 25 (0.95%) PHP
9 23 (0.87%) C#
10 22 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 13 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.45%) PHP 5
12 12 (0.45%) PHP 7
13 10 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.34%) Ruby
15 8 (0.30%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.23%) Go
16 6 (0.23%) VBScript
17 5 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 3 (0.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 778 (29.45%) CISSP
2 685 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
3 611 (23.13%) CISM
4 502 (19.00%) CCNA
5 461 (17.45%) CCNP
6 343 (12.98%) Degree
7 299 (11.32%) CISA
8 233 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 190 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 155 (5.87%) SC Cleared
11 151 (5.72%) MCSE
12 117 (4.43%) CEH
13 106 (4.01%) CRISC
14 101 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 74 (2.80%) MCITP
16 68 (2.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 67 (2.54%) CESG Certified Professional
18 66 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 61 (2.31%) SANS
20 60 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 687 (26.00%) ISO 9001
2 563 (21.31%) PCI DSS
3 498 (18.85%) GDPR
4 396 (14.99%) NIST
5 284 (10.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 223 (8.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 171 (6.47%) COBIT
8 155 (5.87%) ISO 22301
9 135 (5.11%) SLA
10 118 (4.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 102 (3.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 83 (3.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 56 (2.12%) PMO
14 44 (1.67%) NCSC
15 40 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 36 (1.36%) NIST 800
17 35 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 29 (1.10%) QA
18 29 (1.10%) RMADS
19 24 (0.91%) HIPAA
System Software
1 280 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 219 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (1.29%) Docker
6 21 (0.79%) vSphere
7 17 (0.64%) XenApp
8 14 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.38%) ISA Server
10 9 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.23%) iptables
11 6 (0.23%) Squid
12 4 (0.15%) HDFS
13 3 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.11%) KVM
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.11%) Snort
13 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.076%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 357 (13.51%) FortiGate
1 357 (13.51%) Nagios
2 59 (2.23%) SCCM
3 42 (1.59%) Puppet
4 41 (1.55%) Nessus
5 39 (1.48%) Ansible
6 35 (1.32%) Kubernetes
7 34 (1.29%) CASB
8 25 (0.95%) Terraform
9 24 (0.91%) SCVMM
10 21 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 20 (0.76%) QRadar
12 19 (0.72%) Stealthwatch
13 16 (0.61%) HAProxy
14 14 (0.53%) yum
15 12 (0.45%) Kibana
15 12 (0.45%) logstash
15 12 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (0.45%) Rsyslog
15 12 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 698 (26.42%) Cisco
2 439 (16.62%) Microsoft
3 410 (15.52%) Fortinet
4 298 (11.28%) VMware
5 275 (10.41%) Palo Alto
6 135 (5.11%) Meraki
7 128 (4.84%) Citrix
8 103 (3.90%) Aruba
9 94 (3.56%) CheckPoint
10 74 (2.80%) Polycom
11 61 (2.31%) Splunk
12 54 (2.04%) McAfee
13 53 (2.01%) Oracle
14 52 (1.97%) Google
15 50 (1.89%) Symantec
16 47 (1.78%) Red Hat
17 46 (1.74%) Juniper
18 43 (1.63%) HP
19 41 (1.55%) Huawei
20 40 (1.51%) Qualys