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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 223 227 186
Rank change year-on-year +4 -41 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,363 1,244 1,594
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.73% 1.54% 1.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.38% 11.90% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,002 1,303
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,512
25th Percentile £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,750 £56,514
Median % change year-on-year +5.73% +0.42% +2.75%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,507
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.67% +2.74%

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 22,763 10,457 11,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.62% 12.97% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11,911 7,411 8,819
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,712
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +10.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 20 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -20 998 £66,123 -2.04% 73
South East -20 358 £60,000 +20.00% 37
North of England -3 341 £52,500 -4.55% 64
East of England +62 231 £62,500 - 18
North West -19 209 £50,000 -9.09% 35
Midlands -24 203 £55,000 - 29
South West +30 177 £60,000 +37.93% 14
West Midlands -34 134 £57,500 -8.00% 9
Yorkshire +8 118 £55,000 -6.38% 23
East Midlands -20 68 £51,500 +18.39% 19
North East -35 13 £37,500 -23.08% 6
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,282 (54.25%) Information Security
2 1,002 (42.40%) Cybersecurity
3 761 (32.20%) Social Skills
4 753 (31.87%) Finance
5 723 (30.60%) NIST
6 718 (30.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 658 (27.85%) CISSP
8 634 (26.83%) Azure
9 626 (26.49%) GDPR
10 490 (20.74%) Risk Management
11 470 (19.89%) Microsoft
12 454 (19.21%) CISM
13 442 (18.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 436 (18.45%) AWS
15 427 (18.07%) Management Information System
16 409 (17.31%) SIEM
17 393 (16.63%) Security Operations
18 386 (16.34%) PCI DSS
19 377 (15.95%) Data Protection
20 367 (15.53%) ITIL
21 361 (15.28%) Microsoft 365
22 334 (14.13%) ISMS
23 332 (14.05%) Degree
24 322 (13.63%) Firewall
25 312 (13.20%) Windows
26 299 (12.65%) Vulnerability Management
27 292 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
28 281 (11.89%) Security Management
29 272 (11.51%) GRC
30 267 (11.30%) Public Sector

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
1 102 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 22 (0.93%) IIS
5 13 (0.55%) Confluence
6 11 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.42%) CMS
7 10 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 10 (0.42%) WordPress
8 7 (0.30%) Apache
9 5 (0.21%) MTS
10 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.13%) nginx
12 2 (0.085%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.085%) SAS
12 2 (0.085%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.042%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.042%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Campfire
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 35 (1.48%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.21%) assyst
2 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.17%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.17%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.042%) Magento
4 1 (0.042%) Maximo
4 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.042%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.042%) Shopify
4 1 (0.042%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.042%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 634 (26.83%) Azure
2 436 (18.45%) AWS
3 361 (15.28%) Microsoft 365
4 201 (8.51%) SaaS
5 96 (4.06%) GCP
6 95 (4.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 86 (3.64%) Mimecast
8 56 (2.37%) Google Workspace
9 55 (2.33%) IaaS
10 53 (2.24%) PaaS
11 45 (1.90%) Azure Sentinel
12 34 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (1.27%) Power Platform
13 30 (1.27%) Serverless
14 26 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (0.72%) GitHub
17 16 (0.68%) Power Automate
18 14 (0.59%) OneDrive
19 13 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 322 (13.63%) Firewall
2 111 (4.70%) Network Security
3 104 (4.40%) DNS
4 94 (3.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 80 (3.39%) VPN
6 74 (3.13%) WAN
7 70 (2.96%) DHCP
8 68 (2.88%) TCP/IP
9 46 (1.95%) Internet
10 40 (1.69%) SSL
11 35 (1.48%) LAN
12 32 (1.35%) SAN
13 26 (1.10%) SD-WAN
14 18 (0.76%) Wireless
15 17 (0.72%) HTTP
16 15 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (0.59%) Wireshark
18 12 (0.51%) SNMP
19 11 (0.47%) X.509
20 10 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.12%) MySQL
3 30 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
4 27 (1.14%) Power BI
5 22 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 21 (0.89%) Big Data
7 20 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.55%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.51%) QlikView
13 12 (0.51%) Tableau
14 11 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (0.47%) BigQuery
14 11 (0.47%) Looker
14 11 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 87 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 64 (2.71%) JIRA
3 33 (1.40%) Burp Suite
4 31 (1.31%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 17 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.63%) Log4j
8 14 (0.59%) Postman
9 11 (0.47%) Cypress.io
9 11 (0.47%) git-flow
10 10 (0.42%) CircleCI
10 10 (0.42%) Storybook
10 10 (0.42%) Subversion
10 10 (0.42%) webpack
11 8 (0.34%) GitLab
12 7 (0.30%) ERwin
12 7 (0.30%) Gradle
12 7 (0.30%) Snowpack
12 7 (0.30%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.30%) WebSpeed
General
1 761 (32.20%) Social Skills
2 753 (31.87%) Finance
3 267 (11.30%) Public Sector
4 210 (8.89%) Manufacturing
5 209 (8.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 205 (8.68%) Legal
7 160 (6.77%) Banking
8 154 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
9 128 (5.42%) Police
10 101 (4.27%) Telecoms
11 81 (3.43%) Organisational Skills
12 73 (3.09%) Law
13 62 (2.62%) Retail
14 52 (2.20%) Marketing
15 42 (1.78%) Influencing Skills
16 38 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
17 32 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
18 22 (0.93%) Games
19 20 (0.85%) Local Government
20 15 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 538 (22.77%) Analyst
2 414 (17.52%) Security Analyst
3 333 (14.09%) Security Manager
4 277 (11.72%) Information Analyst
5 272 (11.51%) Information Security Analyst
6 247 (10.45%) Architect
7 200 (8.46%) Security Architect
8 146 (6.18%) Consultant
9 142 (6.01%) Information Manager
10 130 (5.50%) Information Security Manager
11 122 (5.16%) Security Engineer
12 114 (4.82%) IT Manager
13 109 (4.61%) Security Consultant
14 95 (4.02%) Security Officer
15 92 (3.89%) IT Analyst
16 68 (2.88%) IT Engineer
16 68 (2.88%) IT Security Manager
17 67 (2.84%) IT Security Analyst
18 63 (2.67%) Security Specialist
19 61 (2.58%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.45%) React
2 42 (1.78%) Node.js
3 41 (1.74%) SAML
4 36 (1.52%) .NET
5 35 (1.48%) HTML
6 33 (1.40%) CSS
7 26 (1.10%) React Native
8 23 (0.97%) OAuth
8 23 (0.97%) OpenID
9 21 (0.89%) RESTful
10 15 (0.63%) LDAP
11 14 (0.59%) ARM Templates
11 14 (0.59%) Swagger
12 13 (0.55%) Kafka
13 12 (0.51%) CSS3
13 12 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (0.47%) WebAssembly
14 11 (0.47%) WebGL
15 10 (0.42%) Jest
15 10 (0.42%) TypeORM
Miscellaneous
1 427 (18.07%) Management Information System
2 165 (6.98%) Life Science
3 129 (5.46%) Smart Meter
4 79 (3.34%) Data Protection Act
5 75 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 69 (2.92%) Public Cloud
7 61 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 58 (2.45%) NHS
9 49 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
10 46 (1.95%) Cloud Native
11 43 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 41 (1.74%) Cyberattack
13 39 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
14 36 (1.52%) PKI
15 33 (1.40%) Driving Licence
16 27 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 26 (1.10%) Blockchain
18 22 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
19 17 (0.72%) IoT
19 17 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 312 (13.20%) Windows
2 204 (8.63%) Linux
3 129 (5.46%) Windows Server
4 41 (1.74%) Unix
5 38 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 34 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
7 33 (1.40%) Mac OS
8 21 (0.89%) Kali Linux
9 17 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
11 15 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.25%) CentOS
16 5 (0.21%) AIX
16 5 (0.21%) Android
16 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,282 (54.25%) Information Security
2 1,002 (42.40%) Cybersecurity
3 490 (20.74%) Risk Management
4 409 (17.31%) SIEM
5 393 (16.63%) Security Operations
6 377 (15.95%) Data Protection
7 367 (15.53%) ITIL
8 334 (14.13%) ISMS
9 299 (12.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 281 (11.89%) Security Management
11 256 (10.83%) Penetration Testing
12 249 (10.54%) DevOps
12 249 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
13 246 (10.41%) Agile
14 230 (9.73%) Security Testing
15 224 (9.48%) Information Security Management
16 217 (9.18%) Project Management
17 185 (7.83%) Incident Management
18 184 (7.79%) Service Delivery
19 182 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 161 (6.81%) SQL
2 160 (6.77%) Python
3 104 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 80 (3.39%) Bash
5 71 (3.00%) JavaScript
6 59 (2.50%) TypeScript
7 36 (1.52%) C#
8 26 (1.10%) Java
9 22 (0.93%) Go
10 17 (0.72%) C++
11 14 (0.59%) PHP
12 13 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.47%) Kotlin
14 10 (0.42%) Groovy
14 10 (0.42%) Ruby
14 10 (0.42%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.38%) C
16 4 (0.17%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.17%) Perl
17 2 (0.085%) VB
Qualifications
1 658 (27.85%) CISSP
2 454 (19.21%) CISM
3 332 (14.05%) Degree
4 205 (8.68%) Security Cleared
5 193 (8.17%) CISA
6 179 (7.58%) CRISC
7 145 (6.14%) SC Cleared
8 125 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 94 (3.98%) Master's Degree
10 91 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 89 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
12 78 (3.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 62 (2.62%) CEH
14 57 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
15 54 (2.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 54 (2.29%) SSCP
16 52 (2.20%) CISMP
17 45 (1.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
18 42 (1.78%) CCSP
19 39 (1.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 723 (30.60%) NIST
2 718 (30.39%) Cyber Essentials
3 626 (26.49%) GDPR
4 442 (18.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 386 (16.34%) PCI DSS
6 292 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 272 (11.51%) GRC
8 114 (4.82%) ISO 9001
9 111 (4.70%) COBIT
10 110 (4.66%) NCSC
11 75 (3.17%) SOC 2
12 68 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 55 (2.33%) HIPAA
14 43 (1.82%) QA
15 39 (1.65%) SLA
16 33 (1.40%) ISO 13485
17 32 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 30 (1.27%) ISO 22301
19 29 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 27 (1.14%) SOC 1
System Software
1 261 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 96 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.30%) Docker
4 69 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.89%) vSphere
6 13 (0.55%) Snort
7 9 (0.38%) BitLocker
7 9 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.21%) zsh
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.085%) Firmware
11 2 (0.085%) iptables
11 2 (0.085%) pfSense
12 1 (0.042%) NFS
12 1 (0.042%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.042%) RACF
12 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 99 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 88 (3.72%) Terraform
3 74 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 65 (2.75%) SCCM
5 50 (2.12%) Nessus
6 47 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
7 46 (1.95%) Ansible
8 22 (0.93%) WSUS
9 20 (0.85%) FortiGate
10 19 (0.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 18 (0.76%) CASB
12 17 (0.72%) CSIRT
12 17 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
13 15 (0.63%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 14 (0.59%) Puppet
14 14 (0.59%) QRadar
15 10 (0.42%) Nmap
16 9 (0.38%) Consul
16 9 (0.38%) Packer
17 8 (0.34%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 470 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 135 (5.71%) Google
3 127 (5.37%) VMware
4 91 (3.85%) Cisco
5 62 (2.62%) Oracle
6 42 (1.78%) Zscaler
7 37 (1.57%) Splunk
8 35 (1.48%) Meraki
8 35 (1.48%) Sophos
9 34 (1.44%) Darktrace
9 34 (1.44%) IBM
9 34 (1.44%) NEC
9 34 (1.44%) Northgate
9 34 (1.44%) Qualys
10 32 (1.35%) CrowdStrike
11 28 (1.18%) Twitter
12 27 (1.14%) Okta
13 26 (1.10%) ServiceNow
14 25 (1.06%) Palo Alto
14 25 (1.06%) Veeam