Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 186 200
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14 +34
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 923 2,469 2,731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.03% 1.95% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.26% 14.74% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1,947 2,279
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,900 £30,569 £34,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +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 5,348 16,751 20,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.75% 13.23% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,245 12,679 15,411
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 2020. 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 +78 410 £66,250 +1.92% 29
South East +42 181 £52,500 -12.50% 54
North of England -56 150 £50,000 +5.26% 47
Midlands +19 98 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Yorkshire -51 74 £50,000 +5.26% 14
West Midlands -8 72 £55,000 +15.79% 9
North West +38 69 £50,000 -1.96% 30
South West +55 62 £65,000 +30.00% 19
East Midlands +72 26 £42,500 -10.53% 3
East of England +23 16 £51,250 - 12
North East +14 7 £52,850 +24.35% 3
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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.

1 587 (63.60%) Information Security
2 365 (39.54%) CISSP
3 318 (34.45%) Cybersecurity
4 256 (27.74%) NIST
5 243 (26.33%) Azure
6 232 (25.14%) GDPR
7 226 (24.49%) Firewall
8 225 (24.38%) CISM
9 198 (21.45%) Microsoft
10 178 (19.28%) Risk Management
11 167 (18.09%) Management Information System
12 166 (17.98%) Security Architecture
13 165 (17.88%) Identity Access Management
13 165 (17.88%) PCI DSS
14 164 (17.77%) Finance
15 163 (17.66%) ITIL
16 146 (15.82%) Office 365
17 145 (15.71%) Windows
18 137 (14.84%) AWS
19 124 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
20 119 (12.89%) Active Directory
20 119 (12.89%) ISMS
21 115 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
22 114 (12.35%) Security Management
23 109 (11.81%) Cyber Essentials
24 105 (11.38%) Data Protection
25 103 (11.16%) SIEM
26 98 (10.62%) Linux
27 96 (10.40%) Cyberthreat
28 93 (10.08%) CCNA

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 35 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.52%) IIS
3 9 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.33%) Confluence
5 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.11%) Apache
7 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.11%) SAS
7 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Maximo
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 243 (26.33%) Azure
2 146 (15.82%) Office 365
3 137 (14.84%) AWS
4 73 (7.91%) SaaS
5 72 (7.80%) IaaS
6 56 (6.07%) PaaS
7 34 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (2.49%) OneDrive
9 17 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.84%) GCP
10 14 (1.52%) Serverless
11 12 (1.30%) Azure Functions
12 10 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.87%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.87%) Power Platform
13 8 (0.87%) PowerApps
14 7 (0.76%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.65%) BPaaS
15 6 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 226 (24.49%) Firewall
2 75 (8.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 67 (7.26%) VPN
4 61 (6.61%) DNS
5 58 (6.28%) Network Security
6 45 (4.88%) LAN
7 41 (4.44%) WAN
8 34 (3.68%) TCP/IP
9 21 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (2.17%) Internet
10 20 (2.17%) SAN
11 17 (1.84%) MPLS
12 16 (1.73%) DHCP
13 13 (1.41%) Wireless
14 12 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.98%) VoIP
16 8 (0.87%) VLAN
17 7 (0.76%) OSPF
18 6 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
18 6 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.63%) MySQL
3 14 (1.52%) Big Data
3 14 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (1.19%) Redis
5 7 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.33%) GIS
9 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.22%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2019
10 2 (0.22%) Tableau
11 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.11%) DataStax
11 1 (0.11%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.28%) JIRA
2 19 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.54%) Selenium
5 4 (0.43%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.33%) Chocolatey
6 3 (0.33%) GitLab
6 3 (0.33%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.22%) Ant
7 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.11%) Gradle
8 1 (0.11%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Maven
8 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.11%) Snyk
8 1 (0.11%) Subversion
8 1 (0.11%) Xcode
General
1 164 (17.77%) Finance
2 69 (7.48%) Legal
3 46 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.01%) Public Sector
5 26 (2.82%) Law
6 21 (2.28%) Banking
7 13 (1.41%) Retail
8 12 (1.30%) Marketing
9 10 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.87%) Back Office
10 8 (0.87%) Electronics
11 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.33%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 156 (16.90%) Consultant
2 146 (15.82%) Analyst
3 116 (12.57%) Security Manager
4 105 (11.38%) Security Analyst
5 78 (8.45%) Security Engineer
6 73 (7.91%) Information Manager
7 66 (7.15%) Architect
8 64 (6.93%) Information Security Manager
9 58 (6.28%) Information Analyst
10 54 (5.85%) Information Security Analyst
11 53 (5.74%) IT Manager
11 53 (5.74%) Security Consultant
12 41 (4.44%) Security Architect
13 40 (4.33%) Security Specialist
14 39 (4.23%) Security Officer
15 36 (3.90%) IT Analyst
16 31 (3.36%) Information Security Officer
16 31 (3.36%) IT Engineer
16 31 (3.36%) Network Engineer
17 30 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (9.43%) SAML
2 85 (9.21%) OAuth
3 84 (9.10%) OpenID
4 32 (3.47%) SailPoint
5 18 (1.95%) Web Services
6 16 (1.73%) .NET
7 9 (0.98%) Node.js
8 8 (0.87%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.76%) CSS
9 7 (0.76%) HTML
9 7 (0.76%) REST
10 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET Core
10 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (0.65%) HTML5
10 6 (0.65%) jQuery
10 6 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (0.65%) WCF
10 6 (0.65%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (18.09%) Management Information System
2 96 (10.40%) Cyberthreat
3 61 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.33%) Cyberattack
5 33 (3.58%) Data Protection Act
6 31 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.49%) Cloud Native
9 22 (2.38%) PKI
10 16 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (0.98%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 7 (0.76%) PMI
13 7 (0.76%) SCADA
14 6 (0.65%) Clustering
14 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 145 (15.71%) Windows
2 98 (10.62%) Linux
3 81 (8.78%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.06%) Mac OS
5 18 (1.95%) Unix
6 16 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.19%) CentOS
7 11 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.33%) Android
12 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.33%) SUSE
13 2 (0.22%) MVS
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (63.60%) Information Security
2 318 (34.45%) Cybersecurity
3 178 (19.28%) Risk Management
4 166 (17.98%) Security Architecture
5 165 (17.88%) Identity Access Management
6 163 (17.66%) ITIL
7 119 (12.89%) ISMS
8 115 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
9 114 (12.35%) Security Management
10 105 (11.38%) Data Protection
11 103 (11.16%) SIEM
12 92 (9.97%) Security Operations
13 84 (9.10%) DevOps
13 84 (9.10%) Information Security Management
14 78 (8.45%) Penetration Testing
15 76 (8.23%) Kalman Filter
16 71 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 67 (7.26%) Web Filtering
18 63 (6.83%) Business Continuity
18 63 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 69 (7.48%) PowerShell
2 53 (5.74%) Python
3 43 (4.66%) SQL
4 18 (1.95%) Java
5 14 (1.52%) C
6 13 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 13 (1.41%) C#
7 11 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.87%) Go
8 8 (0.87%) PHP
8 8 (0.87%) Ruby
8 8 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.76%) TypeScript
10 5 (0.54%) Elixir
10 5 (0.54%) Perl
11 4 (0.43%) VBScript
12 2 (0.22%) C++
12 2 (0.22%) R
12 2 (0.22%) VBA
13 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 365 (39.54%) CISSP
2 225 (24.38%) CISM
3 124 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (10.08%) CCNA
5 90 (9.75%) CISA
6 89 (9.64%) CCNP
7 87 (9.43%) Security Cleared
8 85 (9.21%) Degree
9 66 (7.15%) SC Cleared
10 55 (5.96%) CRISC
11 50 (5.42%) CompTIA Security+
12 37 (4.01%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 35 (3.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 24 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 21 (2.28%) DV Cleared
15 21 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (2.17%) CEH
17 19 (2.06%) GIAC
18 17 (1.84%) CESG Certified Professional
19 16 (1.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (27.74%) NIST
2 232 (25.14%) GDPR
3 165 (17.88%) PCI DSS
4 109 (11.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 87 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 54 (5.85%) ISO 9001
7 53 (5.74%) SLA
8 52 (5.63%) COBIT
9 38 (4.12%) NIST 800
10 36 (3.90%) NCSC
11 31 (3.36%) ISO 31000
12 28 (3.03%) ISO 22301
13 27 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 27 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 24 (2.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 22 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 20 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 15 (1.63%) HIPAA
18 11 (1.19%) QA
19 8 (0.87%) GAMP
System Software
1 119 (12.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.03%) Docker
4 27 (2.93%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.76%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.76%) XenApp
6 7 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.65%) NFS
7 6 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.22%) Firmware
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (5.31%) Terraform
2 42 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (2.49%) Kubernetes
4 22 (2.38%) Ansible
5 14 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (1.30%) SCCM
7 8 (0.87%) CASB
7 8 (0.87%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 8 (0.87%) FortiGate
7 8 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.76%) Nessus
8 7 (0.76%) Puppet
9 6 (0.65%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 5 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.43%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 198 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.58%) VMware
3 56 (6.07%) ForgeRock
4 47 (5.09%) Cisco
5 33 (3.58%) CyberArk
6 27 (2.93%) Google
7 18 (1.95%) SAP
8 16 (1.73%) Citrix
9 15 (1.63%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.41%) Fortinet
10 13 (1.41%) Palo Alto
10 13 (1.41%) Splunk
11 12 (1.30%) LogRhythm
12 11 (1.19%) Aruba
12 11 (1.19%) Forcepoint
12 11 (1.19%) HP
12 11 (1.19%) Meraki
12 11 (1.19%) Oracle
12 11 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.98%) Red Hat