Period
to 22 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 192 232
Rank change year-on-year +7 +40 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,364 2,799 2,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.89% 1.85% 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.49% 13.70% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,824 2,216 2,172
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,075 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 16,313 20,430 21,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.06% 13.47% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12,485 15,475 16,080
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £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 22 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +25 804 £65,000 - 89
North of England -11 499 £47,500 -4.04% 60
South East +9 493 £60,000 +7.14% 58
Yorkshire +67 325 £47,500 - 21
Midlands +26 293 £47,500 +5.56% 68
West Midlands -5 234 £48,000 +3.23% 57
North West -84 162 £51,000 +2.00% 38
South West -19 141 £50,000 +6.19% 35
East of England +43 126 £50,000 -7.41% 43
East Midlands +53 59 £47,500 +5.56% 11
North East -2 10 £42,500 -22.73% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 1,260 (53.30%) Information Security
2 822 (34.77%) Cybersecurity
3 801 (33.88%) CISSP
4 655 (27.71%) CISM
5 564 (23.86%) Firewall
6 559 (23.65%) Management Information System
6 559 (23.65%) GDPR
7 553 (23.39%) ITIL
8 552 (23.35%) PCI DSS
9 467 (19.75%) NIST
10 407 (17.22%) Risk Management
11 382 (16.16%) Network Security
12 365 (15.44%) Finance
13 356 (15.06%) Microsoft
14 347 (14.68%) ISO 9001
14 347 (14.68%) Degree
15 345 (14.59%) Cisco
16 339 (14.34%) Windows
17 338 (14.30%) Service Delivery
17 338 (14.30%) SIEM
18 337 (14.26%) Cisco Certification
19 330 (13.96%) Linux
20 325 (13.75%) CISA
20 325 (13.75%) Security Management
21 308 (13.03%) Azure
22 258 (10.91%) WAN
23 255 (10.79%) Data Protection
24 253 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
25 251 (10.62%) Security Architecture
26 246 (10.41%) Problem-Solving

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 57 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.78%) IIS
3 39 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 23 (0.97%) Apache
5 21 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 13 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.47%) IBM Domino
7 11 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.30%) nginx
8 7 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.17%) CMS
11 4 (0.17%) Confluence
11 4 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.17%) MediaWiki
12 3 (0.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 72 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.042%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.042%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.042%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.042%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 308 (13.03%) Azure
2 199 (8.42%) Office 365
3 175 (7.40%) AWS
4 92 (3.89%) SaaS
5 61 (2.58%) IaaS
6 52 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (2.03%) GCP
8 46 (1.95%) PaaS
9 28 (1.18%) Power Platform
10 20 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 12 (0.51%) Serverless
12 12 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.47%) PowerApps
14 10 (0.42%) OneDrive
15 9 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
16 8 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 564 (23.86%) Firewall
2 382 (16.16%) Network Security
3 258 (10.91%) WAN
4 206 (8.71%) VPN
5 192 (8.12%) DNS
6 164 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
7 162 (6.85%) MPLS
8 153 (6.47%) Broadband
9 149 (6.30%) BGP
10 148 (6.26%) ADSL
10 148 (6.26%) IPsec
11 141 (5.96%) LAN
12 135 (5.71%) SMTP
13 133 (5.63%) TCP/IP
14 132 (5.58%) NetScaler
15 131 (5.54%) OSPF
16 123 (5.20%) Cisco Nexus
17 122 (5.16%) RIP
18 90 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
19 63 (2.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 38 (1.61%) Big Data
4 21 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 18 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 16 (0.68%) Power BI
7 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (0.63%) MySQL
9 13 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (0.47%) Apache Hive
12 10 (0.42%) BigQuery
12 10 (0.42%) QlikView
12 10 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (0.38%) Neo4j
13 9 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (1.18%) JIRA
2 16 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 15 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.30%) Metasploit
6 6 (0.25%) Burp Suite
6 6 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.17%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.13%) Subversion
9 2 (0.085%) GitLab
9 2 (0.085%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.085%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.085%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.042%) CMake
10 1 (0.042%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.042%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.042%) TestRail
10 1 (0.042%) WebDriver
General
1 365 (15.44%) Finance
2 222 (9.39%) Public Sector
3 208 (8.80%) Legal
4 153 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 120 (5.08%) Retail
6 74 (3.13%) Law
7 56 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 55 (2.33%) Banking
9 37 (1.57%) Marketing
10 28 (1.18%) Automotive
11 15 (0.63%) Electronics
11 15 (0.63%) Games
12 14 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.38%) Advertising
15 9 (0.38%) Local Government
15 9 (0.38%) Military
16 6 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 410 (17.34%) Analyst
2 306 (12.94%) Security Analyst
3 289 (12.23%) Consultant
4 286 (12.10%) Security Manager
5 283 (11.97%) Security Engineer
6 220 (9.31%) Security Consultant
7 203 (8.59%) Information Analyst
8 200 (8.46%) Information Security Analyst
9 180 (7.61%) Information Manager
10 172 (7.28%) Information Security Manager
11 167 (7.06%) Network Engineer
12 142 (6.01%) Architect
13 134 (5.67%) Network Security Engineer
14 110 (4.65%) Security Architect
15 105 (4.44%) Security Officer
16 99 (4.19%) Cisco Engineer
16 99 (4.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 98 (4.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 97 (4.10%) IT Manager
19 82 (3.47%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (1.90%) .NET
2 27 (1.14%) CSS
2 27 (1.14%) Web Services
3 22 (0.93%) SailPoint
4 21 (0.89%) HTML
5 20 (0.85%) OAuth
6 19 (0.80%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.72%) Entity Framework
7 17 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (0.68%) AngularJS
9 15 (0.63%) HTML5
9 15 (0.63%) jQuery
10 14 (0.59%) OpenID
11 13 (0.55%) WinForms
12 12 (0.51%) ADO.NET
12 12 (0.51%) CSS3
12 12 (0.51%) REST
13 11 (0.47%) LDAP
14 10 (0.42%) OAuth2
14 10 (0.42%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 559 (23.65%) Management Information System
2 172 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
4 95 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 77 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
6 65 (2.75%) PKI
7 55 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
8 54 (2.28%) Security Operations Centre
9 46 (1.95%) CESG
10 39 (1.65%) Cyberattack
11 32 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 30 (1.27%) User Experience
13 25 (1.06%) Private Cloud
14 22 (0.93%) BYOD
15 21 (0.89%) Driving Licence
15 21 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (0.85%) CCTV
16 20 (0.85%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.80%) Clustering
18 16 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 339 (14.34%) Windows
2 330 (13.96%) Linux
3 164 (6.94%) Unix
4 146 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 67 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (2.62%) Windows 10
7 45 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (1.27%) Mac OS
9 19 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (0.72%) CentOS
10 17 (0.72%) HPUX
11 16 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.34%) Android
14 8 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.30%) Solaris
15 7 (0.30%) VMS
16 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,260 (53.30%) Information Security
2 822 (34.77%) Cybersecurity
3 553 (23.39%) ITIL
4 407 (17.22%) Risk Management
5 338 (14.30%) Service Delivery
5 338 (14.30%) SIEM
6 325 (13.75%) Security Management
7 255 (10.79%) Data Protection
8 253 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
9 251 (10.62%) Security Architecture
10 246 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
11 233 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 233 (9.86%) ISMS
12 228 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
13 224 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 218 (9.22%) Penetration Testing
15 209 (8.84%) Information Security Management
16 197 (8.33%) Security Operations
17 194 (8.21%) Project Management
18 189 (7.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (8.33%) Python
2 140 (5.92%) Bash Shell
3 132 (5.58%) Perl
4 99 (4.19%) SQL
5 93 (3.93%) PowerShell
6 37 (1.57%) C
7 34 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 28 (1.18%) C#
9 20 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 17 (0.72%) Java
10 17 (0.72%) Ruby
11 14 (0.59%) PHP
12 13 (0.55%) VB
13 12 (0.51%) VB6
14 10 (0.42%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 6 (0.25%) Scala
17 5 (0.21%) C++
18 4 (0.17%) PHP 7
19 3 (0.13%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 801 (33.88%) CISSP
2 655 (27.71%) CISM
3 347 (14.68%) Degree
4 337 (14.26%) Cisco Certification
5 325 (13.75%) CISA
6 241 (10.19%) Security Cleared
7 217 (9.18%) CCNA
8 193 (8.16%) CCNP
9 169 (7.15%) SC Cleared
10 114 (4.82%) CRISC
11 104 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 90 (3.81%) CEH
13 79 (3.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 78 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
15 68 (2.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 64 (2.71%) MCSE
17 53 (2.24%) SANS
17 53 (2.24%) SSCP
18 52 (2.20%) CREST Certified
19 51 (2.16%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (23.65%) GDPR
2 552 (23.35%) PCI DSS
3 467 (19.75%) NIST
4 347 (14.68%) ISO 9001
5 232 (9.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 189 (7.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 182 (7.70%) COBIT
8 148 (6.26%) SLA
9 117 (4.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 102 (4.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 91 (3.85%) ISO 22301
12 73 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 63 (2.66%) NCSC
14 47 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 44 (1.86%) NIST 800
16 42 (1.78%) QA
17 30 (1.27%) HIPAA
18 27 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
19 24 (1.02%) RMADS
20 23 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 235 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 151 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 42 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.76%) vSphere
6 17 (0.72%) Docker
7 16 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.47%) HDFS
9 8 (0.34%) XenApp
10 6 (0.25%) KVM
11 4 (0.17%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.13%) Firmware
12 3 (0.13%) Squid
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.085%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.085%) Postfix
13 2 (0.085%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 152 (6.43%) FortiGate
2 130 (5.50%) Nagios
3 44 (1.86%) SCCM
4 31 (1.31%) CASB
5 30 (1.27%) Ansible
6 25 (1.06%) Nessus
7 18 (0.76%) Kubernetes
8 17 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 15 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (0.63%) Puppet
10 13 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (0.55%) Terraform
11 12 (0.51%) Stealthwatch
12 11 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (0.42%) Nmap
14 8 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.30%) QRadar
16 6 (0.25%) OpenVAS
17 5 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 356 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 345 (14.59%) Cisco
3 198 (8.38%) VMware
4 183 (7.74%) Fortinet
5 157 (6.64%) Palo Alto
6 75 (3.17%) Citrix
7 66 (2.79%) Meraki
8 55 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 48 (2.03%) Oracle
10 47 (1.99%) Symantec
11 43 (1.82%) Google
12 42 (1.78%) McAfee
13 39 (1.65%) Juniper
14 34 (1.44%) Splunk
15 32 (1.35%) CA
16 30 (1.27%) Aruba
17 29 (1.23%) Apple
18 28 (1.18%) Polycom
19 27 (1.14%) Qualys
20 25 (1.06%) NetApp