Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 210 292
Rank change year-on-year -17 +82 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2618 2886 2316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.63% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.21% 12.57% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2291 1942
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 21435 22957 26501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.72% 13.00% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 18275 21128
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +4 1171 £62,500 -3.85% 69
South East 0 511 £50,000 -4.76% 26
North of England -4 428 £47,500 -5.00% 48
North West -1 217 £50,000 - 13
Midlands -72 187 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Yorkshire -38 164 £45,000 -6.25% 26
East of England 0 159 £57,500 +27.78% 11
South West -8 146 £45,000 -18.18% 16
West Midlands -82 146 £45,000 -3.23% 10
North East +34 47 £52,500 +38.16% 9
East Midlands +1 41 £47,500 -13.64% 1
South Coast - 2 £95,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 1770 (67.61%) Information Security
2 1120 (42.78%) CISSP
3 885 (33.80%) PCI DSS
4 810 (30.94%) CISM
5 705 (26.93%) Cybersecurity
6 662 (25.29%) Finance
7 628 (23.99%) Windows
8 617 (23.57%) ITIL
9 605 (23.11%) Firewall
10 596 (22.77%) Risk Management
11 584 (22.31%) Data Protection
12 489 (18.68%) Penetration Testing
13 471 (17.99%) GDPR
14 459 (17.53%) SIEM
15 388 (14.82%) Management Information System
16 355 (13.56%) Linux
17 343 (13.10%) Degree
18 326 (12.45%) CISA
19 319 (12.18%) Active Directory
20 312 (11.92%) Data Protection Act
20 312 (11.92%) Windows Server
21 304 (11.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
22 302 (11.54%) Microsoft
23 298 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
24 293 (11.19%) Security Management
25 280 (10.70%) Security Architecture
26 276 (10.54%) ISMS
27 275 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
28 267 (10.20%) Project Management
29 265 (10.12%) Network Security

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 76 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 64 (2.44%) IIS
3 53 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 24 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (0.84%) CMS
6 20 (0.76%) Apache
6 20 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 18 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.19%) SAS
12 4 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.11%) nginx
13 3 (0.11%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.076%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.076%) Sonic ESB
14 2 (0.076%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.038%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.11%) Maximo
3 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.076%) Primavera
4 2 (0.076%) Workfront
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.038%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.038%) Magento
5 1 (0.038%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.038%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.038%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.038%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 147 (5.61%) SaaS
2 133 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (2.83%) Office 365
5 48 (1.83%) IaaS
6 30 (1.15%) PaaS
7 12 (0.46%) Mimecast
8 11 (0.42%) Cloudflare
9 9 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.15%) GitHub
11 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.11%) Force.com
12 3 (0.11%) G Suite
13 2 (0.076%) Serverless
13 2 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 605 (23.11%) Firewall
2 265 (10.12%) Network Security
3 208 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 157 (6.00%) VPN
5 135 (5.16%) LAN
6 132 (5.04%) WAN
7 112 (4.28%) DNS
8 108 (4.13%) Internet
9 102 (3.90%) SAN
10 82 (3.13%) DHCP
11 74 (2.83%) VoIP
12 57 (2.18%) SSL
13 55 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
14 52 (1.99%) IPsec
15 51 (1.95%) VLAN
16 49 (1.87%) Wireless
17 48 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
18 35 (1.34%) MPLS
19 31 (1.18%) BGP
19 31 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.91%) MySQL
3 32 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (1.11%) Big Data
6 20 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 20 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.34%) OLAP
11 9 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.31%) Looker
12 8 (0.31%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.31%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (1.18%) Metasploit
2 12 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.38%) Burp Suite
4 10 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.31%) JIRA
6 6 (0.23%) Fiddler
6 6 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.19%) PHPUnit
7 5 (0.19%) Subversion
7 5 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.11%) Phing
10 2 (0.076%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.076%) Liquibase
10 2 (0.076%) Mocha
10 2 (0.076%) Selenium
10 2 (0.076%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 662 (25.29%) Finance
2 201 (7.68%) Legal
3 126 (4.81%) Banking
4 118 (4.51%) Retail
4 118 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 109 (4.16%) Law
6 80 (3.06%) Marketing
7 53 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.49%) Electronics
9 25 (0.95%) Back Office
10 19 (0.73%) Military
11 18 (0.69%) Automotive
12 17 (0.65%) Games
13 16 (0.61%) Publishing
14 14 (0.53%) Advertising
15 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.50%) Investment Banking
16 11 (0.42%) French Language
16 11 (0.42%) German Language
17 10 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 569 (21.73%) Analyst
2 468 (17.88%) Security Analyst
3 450 (17.19%) Security Manager
4 388 (14.82%) Consultant
5 316 (12.07%) Security Consultant
6 258 (9.85%) Information Manager
7 253 (9.66%) Information Security Manager
8 247 (9.43%) Information Analyst
9 243 (9.28%) Information Security Analyst
10 162 (6.19%) Security Officer
11 158 (6.04%) IT Manager
12 155 (5.92%) IT Analyst
13 138 (5.27%) Information Security Officer
14 131 (5.00%) Security Specialist
15 130 (4.97%) Information Officer
16 129 (4.93%) Information Security Consultant
17 127 (4.85%) IT Security Analyst
18 126 (4.81%) Security Engineer
19 108 (4.13%) IT Security Manager
20 101 (3.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (2.44%) .NET
2 54 (2.06%) Web Services
3 22 (0.84%) LAMP
4 16 (0.61%) CSS
5 14 (0.53%) Ajax
6 12 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 12 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 12 (0.46%) jQuery
6 12 (0.46%) Regular Expression
7 10 (0.38%) Entity Framework
8 9 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
8 9 (0.34%) JSON
8 9 (0.34%) SailPoint
8 9 (0.34%) XML
9 8 (0.31%) Middleware
9 8 (0.31%) OAuth
9 8 (0.31%) PCRE
9 8 (0.31%) REST
9 8 (0.31%) WinForms
10 7 (0.27%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 388 (14.82%) Management Information System
2 312 (11.92%) Data Protection Act
3 198 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 106 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 93 (3.55%) Cyberthreat
7 71 (2.71%) CESG
8 57 (2.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 49 (1.87%) Driving Licence
10 48 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 46 (1.76%) PKI
12 40 (1.53%) Cyber Attack
13 37 (1.41%) Clustering
14 32 (1.22%) Smart Meter
15 31 (1.18%) Mobile App
16 29 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
17 27 (1.03%) Replication
18 26 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
19 25 (0.95%) Public Cloud
20 23 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 628 (23.99%) Windows
2 355 (13.56%) Linux
3 312 (11.92%) Windows Server
4 140 (5.35%) Unix
5 59 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 43 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (1.57%) Mac OS X
9 35 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (0.95%) Kali Linux
11 25 (0.95%) Windows 10
12 24 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.61%) CentOS
14 16 (0.61%) Debian
15 15 (0.57%) Android
16 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1770 (67.61%) Information Security
2 705 (26.93%) Cybersecurity
3 617 (23.57%) ITIL
4 596 (22.77%) Risk Management
5 584 (22.31%) Data Protection
6 489 (18.68%) Penetration Testing
7 459 (17.53%) SIEM
8 298 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
9 293 (11.19%) Security Management
10 280 (10.70%) Security Architecture
11 276 (10.54%) ISMS
12 275 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
13 267 (10.20%) Project Management
14 261 (9.97%) Security Operations
15 249 (9.51%) Information Security Management
16 220 (8.40%) Vulnerability Management
17 204 (7.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 191 (7.30%) Business Continuity
19 182 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
20 173 (6.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 171 (6.53%) SQL
2 85 (3.25%) PowerShell
3 79 (3.02%) Python
4 69 (2.64%) Java
5 66 (2.52%) Bash Shell
6 60 (2.29%) C
7 42 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 39 (1.49%) Perl
9 38 (1.45%) Ruby
10 35 (1.34%) C#
11 29 (1.11%) PHP
12 16 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.53%) VBScript
14 13 (0.50%) C++
15 9 (0.34%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.31%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.27%) C-shell
17 7 (0.27%) Korn
18 3 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 2 (0.076%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1120 (42.78%) CISSP
2 810 (30.94%) CISM
3 343 (13.10%) Degree
4 326 (12.45%) CISA
5 169 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
6 160 (6.11%) Security Cleared
7 158 (6.04%) CEH
7 158 (6.04%) CRISC
8 115 (4.39%) CCNA
8 115 (4.39%) SC Cleared
9 89 (3.40%) SANS
10 83 (3.17%) GIAC
11 82 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 78 (2.98%) SSCP
13 72 (2.75%) CREST Certified
14 70 (2.67%) CESG Certified Professional
15 68 (2.60%) MCSE
16 66 (2.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 61 (2.33%) CCNP
18 56 (2.14%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 885 (33.80%) PCI DSS
2 471 (17.99%) GDPR
3 304 (11.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 213 (8.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 187 (7.14%) ISO 9001
6 128 (4.89%) COBIT
7 108 (4.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 95 (3.63%) ISO 22301
9 83 (3.17%) SLA
10 79 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 77 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 77 (2.94%) NIST 800
12 66 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 53 (2.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 48 (1.83%) ISO 14001
15 38 (1.45%) QA
16 33 (1.26%) Data Quality
17 32 (1.22%) HIPAA
18 24 (0.92%) PMO
19 22 (0.84%) RMADS
System Software
1 319 (12.18%) Active Directory
2 178 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (1.45%) vSphere
6 34 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.88%) Xen
8 16 (0.61%) Docker
8 16 (0.61%) Snort
9 13 (0.50%) XenApp
9 13 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.31%) HDFS
11 7 (0.27%) pfSense
12 5 (0.19%) KVM
13 4 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.15%) MetaFrame
13 4 (0.15%) XenServer
14 3 (0.11%) iptables
14 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.076%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (2.02%) Nessus
2 45 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (1.53%) Puppet
4 38 (1.45%) SCCM
5 32 (1.22%) Ansible
6 24 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 19 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (0.57%) WSUS
9 14 (0.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 14 (0.53%) QRadar
10 13 (0.50%) Nmap
10 13 (0.50%) Suricata
10 13 (0.50%) Terraform
11 12 (0.46%) Kubernetes
12 11 (0.42%) FortiGate
12 11 (0.42%) FTK
13 8 (0.31%) Nagios
13 8 (0.31%) Salt
14 7 (0.27%) Core Impact
14 7 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 302 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 247 (9.43%) Cisco
3 233 (8.90%) VMware
4 102 (3.90%) CheckPoint
5 82 (3.13%) Oracle
6 71 (2.71%) Citrix
7 69 (2.64%) HP
8 60 (2.29%) NetApp
9 54 (2.06%) FireEye
10 51 (1.95%) Apple
11 47 (1.80%) SAP
11 47 (1.80%) Splunk
12 43 (1.64%) Juniper
13 39 (1.49%) McAfee
14 35 (1.34%) Palo Alto
15 29 (1.11%) IBM
16 28 (1.07%) Dell
17 24 (0.92%) LogRhythm
17 24 (0.92%) Red Hat
18 23 (0.88%) Symantec