Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 216 262
Rank change year-on-year +33 +46 -34
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,515 2,674 2,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.83% 1.61% 1.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.01% 12.55% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,859 2,170 1,829
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,750 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% -

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 19,328 21,300 19,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.04% 12.82% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14,125 16,607 15,683
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,525
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
London -41 758 £65,000 - 22
North of England +78 617 £45,000 -10.00% 33
South East +20 432 £52,500 -4.55% 14
Midlands +69 324 £52,500 +10.53% 13
North West +94 305 £47,500 -9.52% 25
Yorkshire +50 302 £36,750 -18.33% 7
West Midlands +43 251 £52,500 +5.00% 11
South West +51 190 £43,500 -13.00% 7
East of England +57 180 £55,000 - 8
East Midlands +41 63 £53,750 +20.79% 1
North East +10 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,395 (55.47%) Information Security
2 953 (37.89%) CISSP
3 737 (29.30%) Cybersecurity
4 686 (27.28%) Management Information System
5 660 (26.24%) CISM
6 615 (24.45%) GDPR
7 598 (23.78%) ITIL
8 589 (23.42%) Risk Management
8 589 (23.42%) PCI DSS
9 585 (23.26%) Windows
10 550 (21.87%) Firewall
11 499 (19.84%) Microsoft
12 498 (19.80%) Finance
13 474 (18.85%) Linux
14 455 (18.09%) Cisco
15 421 (16.74%) Data Protection
16 405 (16.10%) SIEM
17 391 (15.55%) Cisco Certification
18 373 (14.83%) Security Management
19 367 (14.59%) Penetration Testing
20 366 (14.55%) CISA
20 366 (14.55%) VMware
21 359 (14.27%) ISO 9001
22 352 (14.00%) Network Security
23 351 (13.96%) Cyber Essentials
24 348 (13.84%) Degree
25 329 (13.08%) Active Directory
26 312 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
27 295 (11.73%) DNS
28 269 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure

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 75 (2.98%) MS Exchange
2 73 (2.90%) Apache
3 53 (2.11%) IIS
4 48 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 36 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 24 (0.95%) Apache Solr
7 18 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.52%) CMS
8 13 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (0.48%) nginx
10 8 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.12%) concrete5
14 2 (0.080%) Confluence
14 2 (0.080%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.080%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.080%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.080%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.040%) SAS
Applications
1 53 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 41 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.12%) InDesign
6 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.16%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.080%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 312 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 255 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 162 (6.44%) Office 365
4 154 (6.12%) SaaS
5 73 (2.90%) IaaS
6 47 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 42 (1.67%) PaaS
8 20 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.56%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.36%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.24%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.24%) Serverless
15 3 (0.12%) AWS Fargate
15 3 (0.12%) Yammer
16 2 (0.080%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 550 (21.87%) Firewall
2 352 (14.00%) Network Security
3 295 (11.73%) DNS
4 230 (9.15%) WAN
5 195 (7.75%) VPN
6 159 (6.32%) Broadband
7 149 (5.92%) ADSL
8 143 (5.69%) MPLS
9 142 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
10 135 (5.37%) IPsec
11 133 (5.29%) SMTP
12 132 (5.25%) BGP
13 130 (5.17%) TCP/IP
14 129 (5.13%) OSPF
15 116 (4.61%) Cisco Nexus
16 114 (4.53%) NetScaler
17 111 (4.41%) VoIP
18 109 (4.33%) RIP
19 107 (4.25%) LAN
20 96 (3.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.15%) MySQL
3 44 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 34 (1.35%) Big Data
7 32 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 26 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
14 16 (0.64%) BigQuery
14 16 (0.64%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (0.60%) Data Lake
16 14 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (1.79%) JIRA
2 22 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 21 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 17 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.32%) Selenium
7 7 (0.28%) Metasploit
7 7 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.28%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.16%) AppScan
9 4 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.16%) Maven
9 4 (0.16%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.16%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.12%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.12%) Hudson
11 2 (0.080%) Ant
General
1 498 (19.80%) Finance
2 245 (9.74%) Legal
3 108 (4.29%) Retail
4 103 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 75 (2.98%) Law
6 71 (2.82%) Banking
7 54 (2.15%) Electronics
8 46 (1.83%) Marketing
9 30 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.80%) Publishing
12 13 (0.52%) Local Government
13 11 (0.44%) Back Office
14 10 (0.40%) Advertising
15 9 (0.36%) Billing
16 8 (0.32%) Games
16 8 (0.32%) Military
17 5 (0.20%) Front Office
18 4 (0.16%) Automotive
18 4 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 552 (21.95%) Analyst
2 402 (15.98%) Security Analyst
3 376 (14.95%) Security Manager
4 257 (10.22%) Information Security Manager
5 253 (10.06%) Information Manager
6 241 (9.58%) Consultant
7 213 (8.47%) Security Consultant
8 180 (7.16%) Security Engineer
9 175 (6.96%) Information Analyst
10 172 (6.84%) Information Security Analyst
11 171 (6.80%) IT Analyst
12 155 (6.16%) Architect
13 133 (5.29%) IT Manager
13 133 (5.29%) IT Security Analyst
14 110 (4.37%) Security Officer
15 108 (4.29%) Network Engineer
16 106 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
17 105 (4.17%) Security Architect
18 94 (3.74%) Senior Security Analyst
19 86 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.43%) Web Services
2 46 (1.83%) .NET
3 44 (1.75%) CSS
4 31 (1.23%) HTML
4 31 (1.23%) REST
5 26 (1.03%) SOAP
6 23 (0.91%) LDAP
7 22 (0.87%) LAMP
8 21 (0.83%) XML
9 18 (0.72%) OAuth
10 16 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (0.60%) AngularJS
11 15 (0.60%) SAML
11 15 (0.60%) Sass
12 14 (0.56%) COM
12 14 (0.56%) OpenID
13 13 (0.52%) SailPoint
14 12 (0.48%) Ajax
15 11 (0.44%) jQuery
15 11 (0.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 686 (27.28%) Management Information System
2 177 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 169 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
4 126 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (3.50%) PKI
6 84 (3.34%) Cyberthreat
7 82 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
8 59 (2.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 57 (2.27%) Fintech
10 56 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
11 50 (1.99%) CESG
12 48 (1.91%) Driving Licence
13 37 (1.47%) Public Cloud
14 35 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 31 (1.23%) CMDB
15 31 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
16 26 (1.03%) Replication
17 24 (0.95%) Private Cloud
18 22 (0.87%) Internet of Things
18 22 (0.87%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 585 (23.26%) Windows
2 474 (18.85%) Linux
3 244 (9.70%) Windows Server
4 164 (6.52%) Unix
5 68 (2.70%) CentOS
6 49 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 26 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.87%) Debian
12 19 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 18 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.56%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.48%) Solaris
17 11 (0.44%) Windows 7
18 10 (0.40%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.36%) Kali Linux
20 8 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,395 (55.47%) Information Security
2 737 (29.30%) Cybersecurity
3 598 (23.78%) ITIL
4 589 (23.42%) Risk Management
5 421 (16.74%) Data Protection
6 405 (16.10%) SIEM
7 373 (14.83%) Security Management
8 367 (14.59%) Penetration Testing
9 257 (10.22%) Business Continuity
10 250 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
11 246 (9.78%) Service Delivery
12 238 (9.46%) Information Security Management
13 236 (9.38%) Security Operations
14 227 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
15 225 (8.95%) ISMS
16 215 (8.55%) Security Architecture
17 214 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
18 211 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 195 (7.75%) Incident Management
20 193 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 207 (8.23%) SQL
2 160 (6.36%) Python
3 142 (5.65%) Bash Shell
4 132 (5.25%) PowerShell
5 130 (5.17%) Perl
6 87 (3.46%) Java
7 56 (2.23%) C
8 46 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 37 (1.47%) PHP
10 34 (1.35%) C#
11 21 (0.83%) C++
12 17 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.60%) VB
14 11 (0.44%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.32%) MUMPS
15 8 (0.32%) PHP 5
15 8 (0.32%) PHP 7
15 8 (0.32%) VB6
15 8 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 953 (37.89%) CISSP
2 660 (26.24%) CISM
3 391 (15.55%) Cisco Certification
4 366 (14.55%) CISA
5 348 (13.84%) Degree
6 242 (9.62%) Security Cleared
7 241 (9.58%) CCNA
8 194 (7.71%) CCNP
9 186 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 181 (7.20%) CEH
11 171 (6.80%) SC Cleared
12 166 (6.60%) SANS
13 157 (6.24%) CRISC
14 149 (5.92%) MCSE
15 95 (3.78%) CREST Certified
16 91 (3.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 83 (3.30%) MCSA
18 75 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
19 74 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 73 (2.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 615 (24.45%) GDPR
2 589 (23.42%) PCI DSS
3 359 (14.27%) ISO 9001
4 351 (13.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 183 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 173 (6.88%) COBIT
7 98 (3.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 95 (3.78%) ISO 22301
9 83 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 71 (2.82%) SLA
11 65 (2.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 64 (2.54%) PMO
13 59 (2.35%) HIPAA
14 46 (1.83%) RMADS
15 40 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 31 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 28 (1.11%) NIST 800
18 27 (1.07%) QA
19 25 (0.99%) ISO 14001
20 19 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 329 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 269 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.11%) Docker
5 21 (0.83%) vSphere
6 17 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.64%) DFS Replication
7 16 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.52%) XenApp
9 10 (0.40%) Snort
9 10 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.36%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.32%) Firmware
12 6 (0.24%) iptables
12 6 (0.24%) Squid
13 5 (0.20%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.16%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 156 (6.20%) Nagios
2 110 (4.37%) FortiGate
3 70 (2.78%) SCCM
4 68 (2.70%) Puppet
5 67 (2.66%) Ansible
6 54 (2.15%) Nessus
7 45 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
8 38 (1.51%) SCVMM
9 26 (1.03%) SCOM
10 21 (0.83%) WSUS
11 20 (0.80%) Kubernetes
12 12 (0.48%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 11 (0.44%) IBM Guardium
13 11 (0.44%) Nmap
13 11 (0.44%) QRadar
13 11 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.44%) Terraform
14 10 (0.40%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 499 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 455 (18.09%) Cisco
3 366 (14.55%) VMware
4 131 (5.21%) Fortinet
5 122 (4.85%) Citrix
6 91 (3.62%) Aruba
7 89 (3.54%) Splunk
8 85 (3.38%) HP
9 71 (2.82%) Palo Alto
10 70 (2.78%) Oracle
11 68 (2.70%) Meraki
12 66 (2.62%) CheckPoint
13 52 (2.07%) NetApp
14 49 (1.95%) F5
14 49 (1.95%) Red Hat
15 48 (1.91%) Mitel
16 44 (1.75%) Qualys
17 42 (1.67%) Dell
17 42 (1.67%) Polycom
18 39 (1.55%) Google