Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 230 205
Rank change year-on-year +31 -25 +93
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,733 2,573 3,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.78% 1.57% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.48% 12.52% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,206 2,135 2,412
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 20,274 20,554 23,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.20% 12.53% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15,468 15,291 18,797
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,684 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -30 937 £65,000 +4.00% 104
North of England +67 598 £47,500 - 70
South East +5 541 £57,500 +9.52% 60
North West +74 352 £47,500 -5.00% 46
Midlands +98 333 £45,000 -5.26% 42
West Midlands +125 295 £45,500 +1.11% 32
Yorkshire +54 215 £47,500 +5.56% 18
South West +32 180 £45,000 - 36
East of England +14 135 £54,000 +8.00% 18
East Midlands -7 40 £45,000 -5.26% 10
North East -14 31 £57,500 +12.75% 6
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 1,779 (65.09%) Information Security
2 1,148 (42.01%) CISSP
3 812 (29.71%) PCI DSS
4 765 (27.99%) Cybersecurity
5 682 (24.95%) CISM
6 679 (24.84%) GDPR
7 644 (23.56%) ITIL
8 631 (23.09%) Windows
9 625 (22.87%) Finance
10 610 (22.32%) Management Information System
11 586 (21.44%) Data Protection
12 579 (21.19%) SIEM
13 572 (20.93%) Risk Management
14 537 (19.65%) Firewall
15 525 (19.21%) Degree
16 491 (17.97%) Linux
17 465 (17.01%) Microsoft
18 385 (14.09%) CISA
19 358 (13.10%) Vulnerability Management
20 348 (12.73%) Network Security
21 340 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
22 336 (12.29%) Cyber Essentials
23 335 (12.26%) Security Management
24 321 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
25 291 (10.65%) Active Directory
26 290 (10.61%) Legal
27 289 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
28 280 (10.25%) Security Operations
29 269 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
30 268 (9.81%) VMware

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 72 (2.63%) IIS
2 62 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 46 (1.68%) Apache
4 44 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 42 (1.54%) Skype for Business
6 30 (1.10%) CMS
7 18 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 12 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.40%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.22%) Confluence
11 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.18%) nginx
12 5 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 116 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 34 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.037%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.33%) assyst
3 7 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.11%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.037%) Concordance
7 1 (0.037%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.037%) Relativity
7 1 (0.037%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 321 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
3 158 (5.78%) SaaS
4 137 (5.01%) Office 365
5 87 (3.18%) IaaS
5 87 (3.18%) PaaS
6 27 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.37%) Serverless
9 9 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.22%) G Suite
12 6 (0.22%) GitHub
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 537 (19.65%) Firewall
2 348 (12.73%) Network Security
3 139 (5.09%) LAN
4 136 (4.98%) WAN
5 135 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 133 (4.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 104 (3.81%) DNS
8 97 (3.55%) VPN
9 86 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
10 81 (2.96%) SSL
11 72 (2.63%) SAN
12 67 (2.45%) VoIP
13 66 (2.41%) Internet
14 63 (2.31%) Wireless
15 48 (1.76%) DHCP
16 46 (1.68%) HTTP
17 41 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (1.35%) IPsec
19 36 (1.32%) MPLS
19 36 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 49 (1.79%) Big Data
3 44 (1.61%) MySQL
4 32 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 28 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 22 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 20 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 17 (0.62%) Hadoop
11 16 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.59%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (0.48%) DB2
12 13 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
15 10 (0.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 27 (0.99%) JIRA
2 23 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.37%) Subversion
7 8 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.29%) Hudson
8 7 (0.26%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.26%) Selenium
8 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.22%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.18%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.18%) webpack
11 4 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.11%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.11%) Grunt
12 3 (0.11%) gulp
General
1 625 (22.87%) Finance
2 290 (10.61%) Legal
3 153 (5.60%) Banking
4 118 (4.32%) Law
5 108 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 98 (3.59%) Retail
7 81 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 48 (1.76%) Marketing
9 36 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.28%) Publishing
11 23 (0.84%) Games
11 23 (0.84%) Local Government
12 17 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.59%) Electronics
14 13 (0.48%) Back Office
15 11 (0.40%) Advertising
16 9 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.26%) Billing
17 7 (0.26%) Military
18 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 667 (24.41%) Analyst
2 497 (18.19%) Security Analyst
3 432 (15.81%) Security Manager
4 300 (10.98%) Information Manager
5 294 (10.76%) Information Security Manager
6 268 (9.81%) Consultant
7 228 (8.34%) Information Analyst
8 222 (8.12%) Information Security Analyst
9 208 (7.61%) Architect
10 194 (7.10%) Security Consultant
11 180 (6.59%) IT Manager
12 176 (6.44%) IT Analyst
13 170 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
14 142 (5.20%) Senior Security Analyst
15 133 (4.87%) Security Officer
16 127 (4.65%) Security Engineer
17 126 (4.61%) IT Security Analyst
18 118 (4.32%) Security Architect
19 108 (3.95%) Security Specialist
20 102 (3.73%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (2.74%) .NET
2 50 (1.83%) Web Services
3 36 (1.32%) CSS
4 23 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 22 (0.80%) HTML
6 21 (0.77%) JSON
6 21 (0.77%) Middleware
6 21 (0.77%) WinForms
7 19 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (0.70%) SailPoint
8 17 (0.62%) OAuth
9 16 (0.59%) Ajax
10 15 (0.55%) WCF
11 14 (0.51%) jQuery
11 14 (0.51%) LAMP
11 14 (0.51%) SOAP
12 13 (0.48%) REST
12 13 (0.48%) Symfony
13 12 (0.44%) ASP.NET
14 11 (0.40%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 610 (22.32%) Management Information System
2 211 (7.72%) Data Protection Act
3 198 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
5 172 (6.29%) Computer Science
6 170 (6.22%) Data Centre
7 89 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
8 88 (3.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 58 (2.12%) Fintech
10 54 (1.98%) PKI
11 52 (1.90%) CESG
12 41 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 40 (1.46%) Driving Licence
13 40 (1.46%) Public Cloud
14 37 (1.35%) NHS
15 32 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (1.06%) CMDB
17 28 (1.02%) Cyberattack
18 25 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
18 25 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 631 (23.09%) Windows
2 491 (17.97%) Linux
3 235 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 82 (3.00%) Unix
5 53 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 50 (1.83%) Mac OS X
7 41 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 30 (1.10%) CentOS
10 30 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 26 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 17 (0.62%) Debian
13 17 (0.62%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.59%) Android
15 15 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.33%) Kali Linux
17 8 (0.29%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,779 (65.09%) Information Security
2 765 (27.99%) Cybersecurity
3 644 (23.56%) ITIL
4 586 (21.44%) Data Protection
5 579 (21.19%) SIEM
6 572 (20.93%) Risk Management
7 358 (13.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 340 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
9 335 (12.26%) Security Management
10 289 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
11 280 (10.25%) Security Operations
12 264 (9.66%) Business Continuity
13 258 (9.44%) ISMS
14 245 (8.96%) Incident Management
15 244 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
16 243 (8.89%) Project Management
17 239 (8.74%) Security Architecture
18 213 (7.79%) Information Security Management
19 203 (7.43%) OWASP
20 196 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 216 (7.90%) SQL
2 87 (3.18%) PowerShell
3 70 (2.56%) Python
4 56 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 52 (1.90%) Java
6 39 (1.43%) C#
7 33 (1.21%) C
8 31 (1.13%) PHP
9 27 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 23 (0.84%) Perl
11 22 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 20 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.59%) Ruby
13 16 (0.59%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.26%) C++
14 7 (0.26%) VB
15 5 (0.18%) Go
16 4 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.15%) ES6
17 3 (0.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1,148 (42.01%) CISSP
2 682 (24.95%) CISM
3 525 (19.21%) Degree
4 385 (14.09%) CISA
5 234 (8.56%) Security Cleared
6 213 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
7 205 (7.50%) CEH
8 190 (6.95%) SANS
9 123 (4.50%) CREST Certified
10 117 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
11 115 (4.21%) CRISC
12 111 (4.06%) SC Cleared
13 102 (3.73%) CompTIA Security+
14 101 (3.70%) GIAC
15 94 (3.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 94 (3.44%) CISMP
16 81 (2.96%) SSCP
17 73 (2.67%) CESG Certified Professional
18 72 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 70 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 812 (29.71%) PCI DSS
2 679 (24.84%) GDPR
3 336 (12.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 269 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 191 (6.99%) COBIT
6 163 (5.96%) ISO 9001
7 102 (3.73%) SLA
8 74 (2.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 73 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 66 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 62 (2.27%) QA
12 53 (1.94%) ISO 22301
13 47 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 40 (1.46%) NIST 800
15 37 (1.35%) ISO 14001
16 35 (1.28%) GPG13
17 27 (0.99%) HIPAA
18 22 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
19 17 (0.62%) SSAE 16
20 16 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 291 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 214 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.80%) Docker
6 19 (0.70%) Snort
7 17 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.55%) vSphere
9 9 (0.33%) HDFS
10 8 (0.29%) Firmware
11 7 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.18%) KVM
12 5 (0.18%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.15%) Xen
14 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (2.41%) Nessus
2 50 (1.83%) Ansible
3 45 (1.65%) SCCM
4 43 (1.57%) QRadar
5 37 (1.35%) Puppet
6 34 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (1.02%) WSUS
8 26 (0.95%) OpenVAS
9 20 (0.73%) Nexpose
9 20 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
11 18 (0.66%) Nagios
12 17 (0.62%) Core Impact
13 15 (0.55%) SCOM
13 15 (0.55%) Suricata
14 11 (0.40%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
15 10 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
15 10 (0.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 465 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 268 (9.81%) VMware
3 244 (8.93%) Cisco
4 91 (3.33%) Oracle
5 75 (2.74%) Splunk
6 65 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 60 (2.20%) Citrix
7 60 (2.20%) Qualys
8 53 (1.94%) LogRhythm
9 51 (1.87%) Juniper
9 51 (1.87%) SolarWinds
10 47 (1.72%) Apple
11 40 (1.46%) AlienVault
12 35 (1.28%) ArcSight
12 35 (1.28%) HP
13 34 (1.24%) Google
14 32 (1.17%) Sophos
15 31 (1.13%) NetApp
16 30 (1.10%) Dell
17 28 (1.02%) SAP