Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 260 223
Rank change year-on-year +47 -37 +64
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,665 2,146 3,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.34% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.30% 10.97% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,161 1,813 2,571
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,250 £53,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.01% -2.73% +10.00%

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 21,662 19,560 25,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 12.20% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16,891 15,603 20,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +23 1,122 £65,000 +4.00% 74
South East +38 483 £55,000 - 58
North of England +48 448 £50,000 +13.56% 60
Midlands +11 261 £47,500 +5.56% 47
Yorkshire +84 231 £45,000 +12.50% 21
West Midlands +5 205 £50,000 +11.11% 35
East of England +34 202 £55,000 +15.79% 22
North West -5 188 £52,500 +16.67% 32
South West -11 147 £55,000 -4.35% 19
East Midlands +17 54 £44,500 +4.71% 12
North East -7 29 £55,000 +22.22% 7
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 1,687 (63.30%) Information Security
2 1,056 (39.62%) CISSP
3 841 (31.56%) CISM
4 819 (30.73%) PCI DSS
5 705 (26.45%) GDPR
6 696 (26.12%) Cybersecurity
7 631 (23.68%) Finance
8 628 (23.56%) ITIL
9 606 (22.74%) Firewall
10 548 (20.56%) Management Information System
11 532 (19.96%) Risk Management
12 504 (18.91%) Data Protection
13 493 (18.50%) Windows
14 445 (16.70%) SIEM
15 439 (16.47%) CISA
16 415 (15.57%) Microsoft
17 351 (13.17%) Security Management
18 350 (13.13%) Degree
19 307 (11.52%) Linux
19 307 (11.52%) Penetration Testing
20 279 (10.47%) Network Security
21 278 (10.43%) Information Security Management
22 269 (10.09%) ISMS
23 266 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
24 248 (9.31%) Security Operations
25 246 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
26 244 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
27 242 (9.08%) Active Directory
28 239 (8.97%) Security Architecture
29 237 (8.89%) Legal

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 50 (1.88%) IIS
2 47 (1.76%) MS Exchange
2 47 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.20%) Apache
3 32 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 16 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.23%) CMS
10 6 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.19%) Confluence
12 4 (0.15%) WordPress
13 3 (0.11%) JBoss
13 3 (0.11%) nginx
13 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.15%) Stata
6 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.038%) Maya
6 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.11%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.11%) Magento
2 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.075%) Maximo
3 2 (0.075%) Primavera
3 2 (0.075%) Workfront
4 1 (0.038%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.038%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.038%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.038%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.038%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 244 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (6.49%) SaaS
4 153 (5.74%) Office 365
5 80 (3.00%) PaaS
6 78 (2.93%) IaaS
7 25 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.49%) Bluemix
9 13 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
10 11 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.30%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.26%) Mimecast
12 7 (0.26%) Serverless
13 5 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.19%) GitHub
13 5 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 606 (22.74%) Firewall
2 279 (10.47%) Network Security
3 138 (5.18%) DNS
4 135 (5.07%) TCP/IP
5 131 (4.92%) VPN
6 114 (4.28%) WAN
7 108 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 105 (3.94%) LAN
9 100 (3.75%) SSL
10 89 (3.34%) DHCP
11 86 (3.23%) SAN
12 82 (3.08%) Internet
13 71 (2.66%) IPsec
14 55 (2.06%) VoIP
15 46 (1.73%) HTTP
16 43 (1.61%) MPLS
17 42 (1.58%) Wireless
18 40 (1.50%) VLAN
19 32 (1.20%) Sourcefire
20 29 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.91%) Big Data
3 38 (1.43%) MySQL
4 19 (0.71%) Hadoop
4 19 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 16 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (0.49%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.49%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.41%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.34%) GIS
14 8 (0.30%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 19 (0.71%) Metasploit
3 18 (0.68%) JIRA
4 17 (0.64%) Burp Suite
4 17 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (0.45%) Subversion
7 8 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.11%) Grunt
9 3 (0.11%) gulp
9 3 (0.11%) Selenium
9 3 (0.11%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.11%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.075%) git-flow
10 2 (0.075%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.075%) JMeter
10 2 (0.075%) webpack
General
1 631 (23.68%) Finance
2 237 (8.89%) Legal
3 105 (3.94%) Retail
4 103 (3.86%) Banking
5 88 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 82 (3.08%) Marketing
7 68 (2.55%) Law
8 44 (1.65%) Publishing
9 38 (1.43%) Games
10 33 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.60%) Advertising
13 16 (0.60%) Electronics
14 13 (0.49%) Local Government
15 11 (0.41%) Back Office
16 10 (0.38%) Front Office
16 10 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.26%) Automotive
17 7 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 533 (20.00%) Analyst
2 483 (18.12%) Security Manager
3 399 (14.97%) Security Analyst
4 328 (12.31%) Consultant
5 270 (10.13%) Information Manager
6 260 (9.76%) Information Security Manager
7 254 (9.53%) Security Consultant
8 196 (7.35%) Information Analyst
9 189 (7.09%) Information Security Analyst
10 187 (7.02%) Architect
11 172 (6.45%) IT Manager
12 150 (5.63%) Security Officer
13 116 (4.35%) Security Engineer
14 112 (4.20%) IT Security Manager
15 111 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
16 109 (4.09%) Security Specialist
17 106 (3.98%) Information Officer
18 104 (3.90%) Security Architect
19 103 (3.86%) IT Analyst
20 96 (3.60%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (1.69%) Middleware
2 32 (1.20%) .NET
2 32 (1.20%) JSON
3 31 (1.16%) Web Services
4 27 (1.01%) HTML
5 23 (0.86%) SailPoint
6 20 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (0.71%) CSS
8 18 (0.68%) LAMP
9 17 (0.64%) OAuth
10 15 (0.56%) SAML
11 14 (0.53%) Regular Expression
12 13 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 11 (0.41%) Entity Framework
13 11 (0.41%) Node.js
14 10 (0.38%) jQuery
14 10 (0.38%) PCRE
15 9 (0.34%) LDAP
15 9 (0.34%) RESTful
16 6 (0.23%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 548 (20.56%) Management Information System
2 233 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 199 (7.47%) Data Protection Act
4 145 (5.44%) Data Centre
5 124 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 114 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
7 84 (3.15%) Fintech
8 67 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
9 66 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
10 46 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 43 (1.61%) PKI
12 40 (1.50%) CESG
12 40 (1.50%) NHS
13 35 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 33 (1.24%) Cyberattack
15 32 (1.20%) Driving Licence
15 32 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
16 31 (1.16%) Clustering
17 28 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 28 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 493 (18.50%) Windows
2 307 (11.52%) Linux
3 236 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 76 (2.85%) Unix
5 53 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.28%) Kali Linux
8 31 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 30 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 29 (1.09%) Debian
11 28 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 27 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (0.98%) Windows 7
14 25 (0.94%) CentOS
15 17 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.56%) Solaris
17 14 (0.53%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.41%) Android
19 9 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,687 (63.30%) Information Security
2 696 (26.12%) Cybersecurity
3 628 (23.56%) ITIL
4 532 (19.96%) Risk Management
5 504 (18.91%) Data Protection
6 445 (16.70%) SIEM
7 351 (13.17%) Security Management
8 307 (11.52%) Penetration Testing
9 278 (10.43%) Information Security Management
10 269 (10.09%) ISMS
11 266 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
12 248 (9.31%) Security Operations
13 246 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
14 239 (8.97%) Security Architecture
15 217 (8.14%) Project Management
16 207 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
17 201 (7.54%) Incident Management
18 189 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 181 (6.79%) Business Continuity
20 165 (6.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 144 (5.40%) PowerShell
2 107 (4.02%) Python
3 99 (3.71%) SQL
4 64 (2.40%) C
5 50 (1.88%) Bash Shell
6 38 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 36 (1.35%) Perl
8 35 (1.31%) Java
9 29 (1.09%) C#
10 28 (1.05%) PHP
10 28 (1.05%) Ruby
11 20 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 15 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.41%) C++
13 11 (0.41%) Go
14 5 (0.19%) VB
14 5 (0.19%) VBScript
15 4 (0.15%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.15%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.11%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,056 (39.62%) CISSP
2 841 (31.56%) CISM
3 439 (16.47%) CISA
4 350 (13.13%) Degree
5 198 (7.43%) Security Cleared
6 146 (5.48%) CRISC
7 145 (5.44%) CEH
8 139 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
9 133 (4.99%) SANS
10 128 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 112 (4.20%) SC Cleared
12 109 (4.09%) MCSE
13 74 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 72 (2.70%) CCNA
15 70 (2.63%) GIAC
16 64 (2.40%) MCSA
17 63 (2.36%) CESG Certified Professional
17 63 (2.36%) SSCP
18 61 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
19 49 (1.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 819 (30.73%) PCI DSS
2 705 (26.45%) GDPR
3 237 (8.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 220 (8.26%) COBIT
5 213 (7.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 199 (7.47%) ISO 9001
7 123 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 71 (2.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 67 (2.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 67 (2.51%) ISO 22301
10 62 (2.33%) SLA
11 58 (2.18%) QA
12 44 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 42 (1.58%) NIST 800
14 34 (1.28%) ISO 31000
15 33 (1.24%) GPG13
16 31 (1.16%) HIPAA
17 28 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 27 (1.01%) ISAE 3402
19 24 (0.90%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 242 (9.08%) Active Directory
2 195 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (1.28%) vSphere
5 34 (1.28%) Xen
6 25 (0.94%) Snort
7 20 (0.75%) Docker
8 15 (0.56%) XenApp
8 15 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.53%) HDFS
9 14 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.45%) KVM
11 10 (0.38%) Firmware
12 9 (0.34%) Ceph
13 7 (0.26%) iptables
13 7 (0.26%) pfSense
13 7 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 71 (2.66%) Ansible
2 62 (2.33%) Nessus
3 52 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (1.95%) SCCM
4 51 (1.91%) Puppet
4 51 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
5 32 (1.20%) QRadar
6 28 (1.05%) Core Impact
7 27 (1.01%) Nagios
8 20 (0.75%) Terraform
8 20 (0.75%) vCenter Server
9 16 (0.60%) OpenVAS
9 16 (0.60%) Suricata
10 14 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
10 14 (0.53%) WSUS
11 13 (0.49%) CASB
11 13 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 12 (0.45%) Kubernetes
13 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (0.38%) Icinga
Vendors
1 415 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 223 (8.37%) VMware
3 173 (6.49%) Cisco
4 81 (3.04%) Citrix
5 79 (2.96%) CheckPoint
5 79 (2.96%) Oracle
6 65 (2.44%) Juniper
7 52 (1.95%) Qualys
8 51 (1.91%) Palo Alto
9 49 (1.84%) F5
9 49 (1.84%) HP
10 47 (1.76%) Sophos
11 46 (1.73%) Symantec
12 44 (1.65%) McAfee
13 43 (1.61%) Capita
14 41 (1.54%) SolarWinds
15 34 (1.28%) Splunk
16 33 (1.24%) Fortinet
16 33 (1.24%) LogRhythm
16 33 (1.24%) Red Hat