Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 197 185
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +40
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 1,043 2,011 2,645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.81% 1.73% 1.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.11% 13.68% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 938 1,740 2,207
Median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% -1.74% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

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 6,901 14,697 19,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.96% 12.61% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,239 11,520 14,801
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +48 397 £70,000 +12.00% 54
South East +18 241 £55,000 -8.33% 38
North of England +51 185 £55,000 +10.00% 45
Midlands -43 105 £55,000 +10.00% 23
North West +48 103 £54,350 +8.70% 31
South West +13 68 £47,500 -9.52% 11
Yorkshire +15 66 £56,500 +7.62% 9
West Midlands -60 64 £63,750 +27.50% 15
East Midlands +38 41 £42,500 -10.53% 7
East of England +16 24 £58,750 +17.50% 9
North East +37 19 £60,000 +41.18% 5
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 643 (61.65%) Information Security
2 372 (35.67%) CISSP
3 368 (35.28%) Cybersecurity
4 295 (28.28%) GDPR
5 277 (26.56%) NIST
6 272 (26.08%) Azure
7 255 (24.45%) CISM
8 221 (21.19%) Firewall
9 214 (20.52%) Microsoft
10 205 (19.65%) Risk Management
11 204 (19.56%) Management Information System
12 182 (17.45%) ITIL
12 182 (17.45%) Security Architecture
13 176 (16.87%) PCI DSS
13 176 (16.87%) Finance
14 165 (15.82%) AWS
15 157 (15.05%) Cyber Essentials
16 153 (14.67%) Office 365
16 153 (14.67%) Security Management
17 144 (13.81%) Windows
18 143 (13.71%) Identity Access Management
19 142 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
20 131 (12.56%) ISMS
21 129 (12.37%) Active Directory
22 125 (11.98%) Data Protection
23 118 (11.31%) SIEM
24 117 (11.22%) Information Security Management
25 102 (9.78%) Security Operations
26 101 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
27 99 (9.49%) CISA

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 33 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.96%) Confluence
3 9 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (0.86%) IIS
4 7 (0.67%) Apache
5 5 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.096%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.096%) SAS
8 1 (0.096%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.096%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.096%) Maximo
2 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.096%) Relativity
2 1 (0.096%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.096%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 272 (26.08%) Azure
2 165 (15.82%) AWS
3 153 (14.67%) Office 365
4 88 (8.44%) SaaS
5 70 (6.71%) IaaS
6 49 (4.70%) PaaS
7 41 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 28 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (2.30%) GCP
10 22 (2.11%) OneDrive
11 17 (1.63%) BPaaS
12 12 (1.15%) Mimecast
13 11 (1.05%) Serverless
14 10 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
14 10 (0.96%) AWS CodePipeline
15 8 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.77%) Azure Functions
16 7 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
17 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 221 (21.19%) Firewall
2 85 (8.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 78 (7.48%) Network Security
4 72 (6.90%) VPN
5 54 (5.18%) DNS
6 44 (4.22%) TCP/IP
7 41 (3.93%) WAN
8 38 (3.64%) LAN
9 25 (2.40%) DHCP
10 20 (1.92%) Wireless
11 19 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.53%) Internet
12 16 (1.53%) WAAS
12 16 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (1.34%) MPLS
13 14 (1.34%) SAN
14 12 (1.15%) VoIP
15 9 (0.86%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (0.86%) SSL
15 9 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (2.30%) MySQL
4 17 (1.63%) Big Data
5 12 (1.15%) Redis
6 11 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (0.67%) Blockchain
8 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.58%) GIS
10 5 (0.48%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2017
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Ignite
13 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.096%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 34 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.97%) JIRA
3 12 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.67%) Postman
5 6 (0.58%) JUnit
5 6 (0.58%) Subversion
5 6 (0.58%) Travis CI
5 6 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.48%) Selenium
7 3 (0.29%) Chocolatey
7 3 (0.29%) GitLab
7 3 (0.29%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.29%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.19%) Ant
8 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.096%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.096%) Maven
9 1 (0.096%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.096%) Xcode
General
1 176 (16.87%) Finance
2 78 (7.48%) Legal
3 55 (5.27%) Public Sector
4 54 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 32 (3.07%) Retail
6 27 (2.59%) Marketing
7 24 (2.30%) Banking
8 20 (1.92%) Electronics
9 18 (1.73%) Law
10 15 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.25%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.19%) Advertising
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 2 (0.19%) Local Government
13 2 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.096%) French Language
14 1 (0.096%) German Language
Job Titles
1 174 (16.68%) Consultant
2 171 (16.40%) Analyst
3 123 (11.79%) Security Analyst
4 118 (11.31%) Security Manager
5 84 (8.05%) Security Consultant
6 82 (7.86%) Security Engineer
7 73 (7.00%) Architect
8 67 (6.42%) Information Manager
9 62 (5.94%) Information Security Manager
10 60 (5.75%) IT Analyst
11 55 (5.27%) IT Manager
11 55 (5.27%) Security Architect
12 50 (4.79%) Security Specialist
13 47 (4.51%) Information Analyst
13 47 (4.51%) Information Security Analyst
14 45 (4.31%) Security Officer
15 38 (3.64%) IT Security Analyst
16 37 (3.55%) Information Security Officer
17 35 (3.36%) Information Officer
17 35 (3.36%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.66%) SAML
2 48 (4.60%) OAuth
2 48 (4.60%) OpenID
3 24 (2.30%) Web Services
4 16 (1.53%) .NET
4 16 (1.53%) CSS
4 16 (1.53%) SailPoint
5 15 (1.44%) Node.js
6 13 (1.25%) HTML
6 13 (1.25%) HTML5
6 13 (1.25%) jQuery
7 12 (1.15%) Middleware
8 11 (1.05%) RESTful
9 10 (0.96%) JSON
9 10 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (0.86%) XML
11 8 (0.77%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.77%) SOAP
12 7 (0.67%) LAMP
12 7 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 204 (19.56%) Management Information System
2 95 (9.11%) Cyberthreat
3 82 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.31%) Data Protection Act
5 26 (2.49%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 20 (1.92%) Cyberattack
9 19 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.73%) Cloud Native
11 16 (1.53%) CESG
12 14 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
12 14 (1.34%) User Experience
13 12 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.05%) PKI
14 11 (1.05%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.86%) BYOD
15 9 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (0.86%) SCADA
16 8 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 144 (13.81%) Windows
2 97 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 88 (8.44%) Linux
4 32 (3.07%) Unix
5 19 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 17 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (0.96%) Android
8 10 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.96%) CentOS
9 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.19%) MVS
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) VMS
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (61.65%) Information Security
2 368 (35.28%) Cybersecurity
3 205 (19.65%) Risk Management
4 182 (17.45%) ITIL
4 182 (17.45%) Security Architecture
5 153 (14.67%) Security Management
6 143 (13.71%) Identity Access Management
7 142 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
8 131 (12.56%) ISMS
9 125 (11.98%) Data Protection
10 118 (11.31%) SIEM
11 117 (11.22%) Information Security Management
12 102 (9.78%) Security Operations
13 91 (8.72%) DevOps
14 86 (8.25%) Penetration Testing
15 81 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
16 69 (6.62%) Incident Management
17 68 (6.52%) Web Filtering
18 66 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 62 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 66 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 65 (6.23%) Python
3 59 (5.66%) SQL
4 37 (3.55%) Java
5 30 (2.88%) Bash Shell
6 18 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 17 (1.63%) C#
8 15 (1.44%) PHP
9 13 (1.25%) C
10 11 (1.05%) Go
10 11 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.67%) Perl
12 5 (0.48%) C++
13 4 (0.38%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.29%) Groovy
14 3 (0.29%) VBScript
15 2 (0.19%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.19%) R
15 2 (0.19%) Ruby
15 2 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 372 (35.67%) CISSP
2 255 (24.45%) CISM
3 101 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (9.49%) CISA
5 79 (7.57%) Degree
6 74 (7.09%) Security Cleared
7 66 (6.33%) CCNA
7 66 (6.33%) CCNP
8 60 (5.75%) CRISC
9 55 (5.27%) SC Cleared
10 43 (4.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 39 (3.74%) CESG Certified Professional
12 37 (3.55%) CompTIA Security+
12 37 (3.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 35 (3.36%) CEH
14 19 (1.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 18 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.34%) PCI QSA
18 13 (1.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (28.28%) GDPR
2 277 (26.56%) NIST
3 176 (16.87%) PCI DSS
4 157 (15.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 85 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 71 (6.81%) ISO 9001
7 68 (6.52%) NCSC
8 62 (5.94%) COBIT
8 62 (5.94%) SLA
9 55 (5.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 44 (4.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 31 (2.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 29 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 27 (2.59%) HIPAA
14 24 (2.30%) ISO 22301
15 23 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 22 (2.11%) NIST 800
17 19 (1.82%) ITGC
17 19 (1.82%) QA
18 17 (1.63%) GAMP
System Software
1 129 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.26%) Docker
4 24 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.38%) Firmware
8 3 (0.29%) vSphere
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.096%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.096%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.096%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.096%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 74 (7.09%) Terraform
2 47 (4.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 38 (3.64%) Ansible
4 36 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (1.34%) CASB
6 14 (1.34%) SCCM
7 13 (1.25%) Nessus
8 11 (1.05%) FortiGate
8 11 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.96%) Puppet
10 9 (0.86%) Consul
10 9 (0.86%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.58%) linkerd
11 6 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (0.29%) OpenVAS
13 3 (0.29%) QRadar
13 3 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 214 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.67%) VMware
3 67 (6.42%) Cisco
4 32 (3.07%) ForgeRock
5 31 (2.97%) CheckPoint
5 31 (2.97%) SAP
6 25 (2.40%) Google
7 19 (1.82%) CyberArk
7 19 (1.82%) Oracle
8 16 (1.53%) HP
9 15 (1.44%) Aruba
9 15 (1.44%) Forcepoint
9 15 (1.44%) Fortinet
10 14 (1.34%) Apple
11 12 (1.15%) IBM
11 12 (1.15%) Palo Alto
12 11 (1.05%) Juniper
13 10 (0.96%) OneTrust
13 10 (0.96%) Qualys
14 9 (0.86%) NetApp