Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 193 184 225
Rank change year-on-year -9 +41 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,028 2,634 2,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.88% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.76% 13.43% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,666 2,055 2,091
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% -0.90% +0.91%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - -

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 14,736 19,615 20,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.62% 13.99% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,413 14,509 15,864
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 January 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 21 January 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 0 696 £62,500 -3.85% 89
South East +29 508 £60,000 +9.09% 51
Midlands +29 310 £52,500 +3.45% 57
West Midlands +16 248 £52,500 +5.00% 46
North of England -97 245 £50,000 +11.11% 63
South West -2 143 £52,500 +16.67% 28
North West -90 143 £47,250 -5.50% 33
East of England +42 123 £47,500 -13.64% 34
Yorkshire -17 95 £52,500 +31.25% 29
East Midlands +31 61 £47,500 -12.04% 11
North East 0 7 £42,500 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,244 (61.34%) Information Security
2 783 (38.61%) Cybersecurity
3 750 (36.98%) CISSP
4 606 (29.88%) CISM
5 525 (25.89%) GDPR
6 478 (23.57%) ITIL
7 466 (22.98%) PCI DSS
8 421 (20.76%) NIST
9 398 (19.63%) Management Information System
10 380 (18.74%) Risk Management
11 379 (18.69%) Firewall
12 344 (16.96%) Finance
13 330 (16.27%) Azure
14 316 (15.58%) Degree
14 316 (15.58%) SIEM
15 306 (15.09%) Windows
16 285 (14.05%) Microsoft
17 281 (13.86%) CISA
18 276 (13.61%) Security Management
19 258 (12.72%) Security Cleared
20 244 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
21 232 (11.44%) ISMS
22 230 (11.34%) Cyber Essentials
23 222 (10.95%) Data Protection
24 221 (10.90%) Security Architecture
25 218 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
26 216 (10.65%) Vulnerability Management
27 210 (10.36%) Active Directory
28 206 (10.16%) Legal
28 206 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management

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 52 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.37%) IIS
3 39 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 20 (0.99%) Skype for Business
5 19 (0.94%) Apache
6 11 (0.54%) IBM Domino
6 11 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 10 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.25%) nginx
9 4 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.20%) Confluence
9 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.20%) SAS
9 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.099%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.099%) OpenStack
Applications
1 64 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.049%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.099%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.049%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.049%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 330 (16.27%) Azure
2 200 (9.86%) Office 365
3 166 (8.19%) AWS
4 85 (4.19%) SaaS
5 48 (2.37%) IaaS
6 44 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (1.82%) PaaS
8 29 (1.43%) GCP
9 27 (1.33%) Power Platform
10 22 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (0.84%) Serverless
12 14 (0.69%) PowerApps
13 13 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (0.54%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (0.39%) Amazon GuardDuty
17 8 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
17 8 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 379 (18.69%) Firewall
2 183 (9.02%) Network Security
3 113 (5.57%) LAN
4 112 (5.52%) TCP/IP
5 110 (5.42%) WAN
6 93 (4.59%) DNS
7 84 (4.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 81 (3.99%) VPN
9 74 (3.65%) Internet
10 60 (2.96%) DHCP
11 43 (2.12%) HTTP
12 30 (1.48%) SAN
12 30 (1.48%) VLAN
13 27 (1.33%) RTP
14 23 (1.13%) SSL
15 22 (1.08%) Wireless
15 22 (1.08%) Wireshark
16 21 (1.04%) IPsec
16 21 (1.04%) Skype
17 19 (0.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 29 (1.43%) Big Data
4 22 (1.08%) MySQL
5 18 (0.89%) Power BI
6 16 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 16 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (0.64%) NoSQL
9 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (0.49%) Apache Hive
11 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.39%) BigQuery
12 8 (0.39%) HDInsight
12 8 (0.39%) Neo4j
12 8 (0.39%) QlikView
12 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 26 (1.28%) JIRA
3 22 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.49%) Metasploit
6 9 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.35%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.20%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.15%) Subversion
9 3 (0.15%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.099%) GitLab
10 2 (0.099%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.099%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.099%) Selenium
10 2 (0.099%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.049%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.049%) Snyk
11 1 (0.049%) TestRail
General
1 344 (16.96%) Finance
2 206 (10.16%) Legal
3 157 (7.74%) Public Sector
4 115 (5.67%) Retail
5 84 (4.14%) Law
5 84 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 60 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.17%) Banking
8 29 (1.43%) Marketing
9 27 (1.33%) Automotive
10 16 (0.79%) Electronics
11 14 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.64%) Games
13 12 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.44%) Advertising
14 9 (0.44%) Back Office
14 9 (0.44%) Military
14 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 369 (18.20%) Analyst
2 291 (14.35%) Security Manager
3 287 (14.15%) Security Analyst
4 212 (10.45%) Consultant
5 211 (10.40%) Information Manager
6 207 (10.21%) Information Security Manager
7 177 (8.73%) Information Analyst
8 174 (8.58%) Information Security Analyst
9 172 (8.48%) Security Engineer
10 157 (7.74%) Security Consultant
11 107 (5.28%) Architect
12 98 (4.83%) IT Manager
13 97 (4.78%) Security Officer
14 82 (4.04%) Security Architect
15 79 (3.90%) Information Security Officer
16 74 (3.65%) Information Officer
17 68 (3.35%) Head of Security
17 68 (3.35%) IT Support
18 65 (3.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
19 64 (3.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.96%) .NET
2 36 (1.78%) CSS
3 34 (1.68%) HTML
4 30 (1.48%) OAuth
4 30 (1.48%) Web Services
5 27 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 26 (1.28%) AngularJS
7 25 (1.23%) Entity Framework
7 25 (1.23%) HTML5
7 25 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (1.18%) jQuery
9 22 (1.08%) CSS3
9 22 (1.08%) OpenID
10 20 (0.99%) ADO.NET
10 20 (0.99%) WinForms
11 18 (0.89%) SAML
12 14 (0.69%) SailPoint
13 13 (0.64%) ASP.NET
14 10 (0.49%) LDAP
15 9 (0.44%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 398 (19.63%) Management Information System
2 137 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
4 69 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
5 52 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
6 50 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 49 (2.42%) PKI
8 48 (2.37%) Data Centre
9 43 (2.12%) CESG
10 41 (2.02%) Cyberattack
11 31 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
12 27 (1.33%) User Experience
13 24 (1.18%) Clustering
13 24 (1.18%) Driving Licence
14 23 (1.13%) CCTV
14 23 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 17 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.64%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.64%) SWIFT
17 12 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 306 (15.09%) Windows
2 203 (10.01%) Linux
3 130 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 65 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (3.11%) Windows 10
6 39 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.99%) Unix
8 14 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 14 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.64%) CentOS
9 13 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.44%) VMS
12 8 (0.39%) Android
13 7 (0.35%) HPUX
14 6 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.25%) Solaris
15 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,244 (61.34%) Information Security
2 783 (38.61%) Cybersecurity
3 478 (23.57%) ITIL
4 380 (18.74%) Risk Management
5 316 (15.58%) SIEM
6 276 (13.61%) Security Management
7 244 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
8 232 (11.44%) ISMS
9 222 (10.95%) Data Protection
10 221 (10.90%) Security Architecture
11 218 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
12 216 (10.65%) Vulnerability Management
13 206 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 191 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
14 191 (9.42%) Project Management
15 188 (9.27%) Information Security Management
16 186 (9.17%) Security Operations
17 183 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 169 (8.33%) Incident Management
19 151 (7.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (5.18%) Python
2 97 (4.78%) PowerShell
3 92 (4.54%) SQL
4 47 (2.32%) C#
5 41 (2.02%) C
5 41 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 24 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 22 (1.08%) Ruby
8 21 (1.04%) VB
9 20 (0.99%) VB6
10 14 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 12 (0.59%) C++
12 11 (0.54%) Java
13 10 (0.49%) PHP
14 7 (0.35%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.30%) Perl
16 5 (0.25%) Scala
17 4 (0.20%) VBA
17 4 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 750 (36.98%) CISSP
2 606 (29.88%) CISM
3 316 (15.58%) Degree
4 281 (13.86%) CISA
5 258 (12.72%) Security Cleared
6 176 (8.68%) SC Cleared
7 140 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
8 99 (4.88%) CRISC
9 98 (4.83%) CEH
10 79 (3.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 72 (3.55%) CESG Certified Professional
12 63 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 61 (3.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 58 (2.86%) CCNA
15 56 (2.76%) CREST Certified
16 51 (2.51%) SANS
16 51 (2.51%) SSCP
17 46 (2.27%) GIAC
18 44 (2.17%) CISMP
19 43 (2.12%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (25.89%) GDPR
2 466 (22.98%) PCI DSS
3 421 (20.76%) NIST
4 230 (11.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 140 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 138 (6.80%) ISO 9001
7 136 (6.71%) COBIT
8 113 (5.57%) SLA
9 103 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 90 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 85 (4.19%) NCSC
12 74 (3.65%) ISO 22301
13 68 (3.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 66 (3.25%) QA
15 64 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 49 (2.42%) NIST 800
17 30 (1.48%) HIPAA
18 27 (1.33%) JSP 440
19 24 (1.18%) Data Quality
19 24 (1.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 210 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 127 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (0.94%) vSphere
6 14 (0.69%) Docker
7 13 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (0.49%) HDFS
9 6 (0.30%) XenApp
10 5 (0.25%) Firmware
11 4 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.20%) KVM
11 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.15%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.15%) Squid
13 2 (0.099%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.099%) Postfix
14 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (2.07%) SCCM
2 33 (1.63%) Nessus
3 28 (1.38%) Ansible
4 19 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (0.79%) CASB
6 15 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 15 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.74%) Nmap
7 14 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (0.54%) Puppet
9 9 (0.44%) HP Fortify
9 9 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.44%) Terraform
9 9 (0.44%) WebInspect
10 8 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.30%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.25%) Nagios
13 5 (0.25%) OpenVAS
13 5 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 285 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 164 (8.09%) VMware
3 143 (7.05%) Cisco
4 42 (2.07%) Juniper
5 37 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 35 (1.73%) Splunk
7 34 (1.68%) Palo Alto
8 33 (1.63%) Google
8 33 (1.63%) Oracle
9 32 (1.58%) Citrix
9 32 (1.58%) Qualys
10 30 (1.48%) Fortinet
11 29 (1.43%) McAfee
12 28 (1.38%) NetApp
13 26 (1.28%) Symantec
14 23 (1.13%) CA
15 22 (1.08%) Apple
15 22 (1.08%) HP
15 22 (1.08%) Meraki
16 21 (1.04%) ArcSight