Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 178 210
Rank change year-on-year +8 +32 +40
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 1,129 2,631 2,707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.94% 2.00% 1.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.77% 14.84% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1,933 2,269
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,727 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.05% -8.30% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £34,975
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +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 7,157 17,725 20,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.29% 13.47% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,497 13,153 15,980
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +36 456 £65,000 -3.70% 37
South East +56 202 £50,000 -9.09% 26
North of England -64 195 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Midlands +24 137 £52,500 +3.45% 12
North West +54 114 £50,000 - 16
West Midlands +24 110 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South West +78 96 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Yorkshire -67 73 £55,000 +22.22% 12
East of England +12 46 £45,000 -18.18% 11
East Midlands +63 27 £45,000 -11.33% 2
North East +16 8 £45,000 -7.69% 4
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 705 (62.44%) Information Security
2 414 (36.67%) CISSP
3 365 (32.33%) Cybersecurity
4 267 (23.65%) GDPR
5 263 (23.29%) Azure
6 253 (22.41%) CISM
7 250 (22.14%) Firewall
7 250 (22.14%) Risk Management
8 241 (21.35%) PCI DSS
9 238 (21.08%) NIST
10 228 (20.19%) Microsoft
11 213 (18.87%) Finance
12 198 (17.54%) Windows
13 192 (17.01%) Management Information System
14 187 (16.56%) ITIL
15 174 (15.41%) Security Architecture
16 160 (14.17%) Active Directory
17 151 (13.37%) AWS
18 145 (12.84%) Security Management
19 144 (12.75%) Office 365
20 141 (12.49%) Security Cleared
21 138 (12.22%) CISA
22 137 (12.13%) Legal
22 137 (12.13%) Data Protection
22 137 (12.13%) ISMS
22 137 (12.13%) Cyber Essentials
23 134 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
24 126 (11.16%) Identity Access Management
25 122 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
26 115 (10.19%) Linux

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 38 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.83%) IIS
3 30 (2.66%) MS Exchange
4 29 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.35%) Apache
6 4 (0.35%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.27%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.18%) Confluence
8 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.089%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.44%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.27%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.089%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.089%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 263 (23.29%) Azure
2 151 (13.37%) AWS
3 144 (12.75%) Office 365
4 75 (6.64%) SaaS
5 72 (6.38%) IaaS
6 70 (6.20%) PaaS
7 23 (2.04%) Mimecast
8 18 (1.59%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.33%) GCP
11 11 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (0.97%) Azure Functions
11 11 (0.97%) PowerApps
11 11 (0.97%) Serverless
12 9 (0.80%) Heroku
13 6 (0.53%) G Suite
13 6 (0.53%) GitHub
14 5 (0.44%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 250 (22.14%) Firewall
2 83 (7.35%) VPN
3 73 (6.47%) DNS
4 69 (6.11%) TCP/IP
5 63 (5.58%) LAN
6 52 (4.61%) Network Security
7 48 (4.25%) WAN
8 37 (3.28%) SAN
9 32 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 30 (2.66%) MPLS
11 28 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (2.30%) DHCP
13 25 (2.21%) Internet
14 22 (1.95%) iSCSI
15 21 (1.86%) Wireless
16 20 (1.77%) VLAN
16 20 (1.77%) VoIP
17 13 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (0.97%) HTTP
19 9 (0.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.04%) MySQL
3 19 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.33%) Big Data
5 12 (1.06%) Redis
6 9 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.62%) Power BI
8 4 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.27%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.18%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.18%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.089%) Informix
11 1 (0.089%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.089%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (2.04%) JIRA
2 18 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.71%) Selenium
5 5 (0.44%) RSpec
5 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.35%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.27%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.27%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.18%) Subversion
8 2 (0.18%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.089%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.089%) GitLab
9 1 (0.089%) Gradle
9 1 (0.089%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.089%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.089%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.089%) Snyk
9 1 (0.089%) SpecFlow
General
1 213 (18.87%) Finance
2 137 (12.13%) Legal
3 68 (6.02%) Law
4 46 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.63%) Public Sector
6 34 (3.01%) Retail
7 29 (2.57%) Banking
8 21 (1.86%) Back Office
9 15 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.89%) Games
11 7 (0.62%) Marketing
12 5 (0.44%) Advertising
13 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.35%) Electronics
13 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.35%) Police
14 3 (0.27%) Automotive
14 3 (0.27%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.089%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (16.47%) Analyst
2 132 (11.69%) Security Manager
3 127 (11.25%) Consultant
4 125 (11.07%) Security Analyst
5 99 (8.77%) Architect
6 84 (7.44%) Information Analyst
6 84 (7.44%) IT Manager
7 79 (7.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 75 (6.64%) Security Officer
9 69 (6.11%) Information Manager
9 69 (6.11%) Security Engineer
10 60 (5.31%) Security Consultant
11 59 (5.23%) Security Architect
12 57 (5.05%) Information Security Manager
13 52 (4.61%) Security Specialist
14 41 (3.63%) Information Security Officer
15 40 (3.54%) Cloud Architect
16 39 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 38 (3.37%) IT Security Manager
18 35 (3.10%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (7.17%) OAuth
2 77 (6.82%) OpenID
3 72 (6.38%) SAML
4 41 (3.63%) SailPoint
5 22 (1.95%) Web Services
6 20 (1.77%) .NET
7 17 (1.51%) CSS
8 12 (1.06%) HTML
9 11 (0.97%) HTML5
10 10 (0.89%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (0.80%) REST
11 9 (0.80%) Sass
12 8 (0.71%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.71%) jQuery
12 8 (0.71%) Node.js
12 8 (0.71%) RESTful
12 8 (0.71%) SOAP
13 7 (0.62%) JSON
13 7 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 192 (17.01%) Management Information System
2 67 (5.93%) Cyberthreat
3 64 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 41 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
7 38 (3.37%) Cloud Native
8 36 (3.19%) Cyberattack
9 33 (2.92%) Driving Licence
10 32 (2.83%) PKI
11 26 (2.30%) Public Cloud
12 23 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.80%) Clustering
14 9 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
14 9 (0.80%) Social Media
14 9 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 198 (17.54%) Windows
2 115 (10.19%) Linux
3 101 (8.95%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (1.86%) Mac OS
6 21 (1.86%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.33%) Unix
8 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (0.62%) CentOS
11 6 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.27%) Debian
12 3 (0.27%) SUSE
13 2 (0.18%) Android
13 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (62.44%) Information Security
2 365 (32.33%) Cybersecurity
3 250 (22.14%) Risk Management
4 187 (16.56%) ITIL
5 174 (15.41%) Security Architecture
6 145 (12.84%) Security Management
7 137 (12.13%) Data Protection
7 137 (12.13%) ISMS
8 126 (11.16%) Identity Access Management
9 122 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
11 112 (9.92%) SIEM
12 103 (9.12%) Information Security Management
13 100 (8.86%) Penetration Testing
14 93 (8.24%) Vulnerability Management
15 89 (7.88%) Information Assurance
16 77 (6.82%) DevOps
17 74 (6.55%) Business Continuity
18 71 (6.29%) Security Operations
19 70 (6.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 44 (3.90%) Python
3 41 (3.63%) SQL
4 17 (1.51%) Java
5 16 (1.42%) C
5 16 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.42%) Ruby
6 14 (1.24%) PHP
6 14 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.15%) C#
8 9 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.53%) C++
10 6 (0.53%) Go
10 6 (0.53%) VB
11 5 (0.44%) VB6
11 5 (0.44%) VBScript
12 4 (0.35%) Elixir
12 4 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 414 (36.67%) CISSP
2 253 (22.41%) CISM
3 141 (12.49%) Security Cleared
4 138 (12.22%) CISA
5 134 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
6 114 (10.10%) Degree
7 101 (8.95%) SC Cleared
8 89 (7.88%) CCNA
9 82 (7.26%) CCNP
10 62 (5.49%) CRISC
11 43 (3.81%) DV Cleared
12 40 (3.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 39 (3.45%) CEH
14 36 (3.19%) CESG Certified Professional
15 35 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (2.83%) CompTIA Security+
17 31 (2.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 28 (2.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
19 22 (1.95%) MCSE
20 21 (1.86%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (23.65%) GDPR
2 241 (21.35%) PCI DSS
3 238 (21.08%) NIST
4 137 (12.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 81 (7.17%) ISO 9001
6 72 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 67 (5.93%) COBIT
8 52 (4.61%) NIST 800
9 51 (4.52%) SLA
10 50 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 39 (3.45%) NCSC
12 31 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 30 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 27 (2.39%) ISO 22301
15 23 (2.04%) BS25999
15 23 (2.04%) JSP 440
16 21 (1.86%) ISO 31000
17 19 (1.68%) QA
17 19 (1.68%) RMADS
18 16 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 160 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 65 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (5.23%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.57%) Docker
5 27 (2.39%) XenApp
6 25 (2.21%) BitLocker
7 23 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 22 (1.95%) NFS
9 12 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.53%) vSphere
12 5 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.089%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.089%) Firmware
13 1 (0.089%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (3.19%) Terraform
2 22 (1.95%) Backup Exec
3 18 (1.59%) SCCM
4 17 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (0.89%) Nessus
6 9 (0.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 9 (0.80%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (0.62%) Nmap
8 5 (0.44%) Ansible
8 5 (0.44%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 5 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.44%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.35%) CASB
9 4 (0.35%) Grafana
9 4 (0.35%) Graphite
9 4 (0.35%) Graylog
9 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 228 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.24%) VMware
3 76 (6.73%) Citrix
4 74 (6.55%) Cisco
5 55 (4.87%) ForgeRock
6 42 (3.72%) CyberArk
7 29 (2.57%) Sophos
8 28 (2.48%) HP
9 26 (2.30%) Google
10 24 (2.13%) Veeam
11 20 (1.77%) Meraki
11 20 (1.77%) Splunk
12 17 (1.51%) Fortinet
12 17 (1.51%) Palo Alto
13 14 (1.24%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (1.15%) Forcepoint
15 12 (1.06%) Juniper
15 12 (1.06%) Oracle
15 12 (1.06%) Qualys