Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 228 265
Rank change year-on-year +9 +37 +43
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2,563 2,500 2,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.50% 1.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.25% 11.77% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,111 2,017 2,080
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,975
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £81,250
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 20,916 21,237 25,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.83% 12.72% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16,229 16,937 20,471
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,734 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +17 1,157 £64,000 -1.54% 130
South East +21 490 £50,000 -7.41% 65
North of England -10 381 £50,000 +11.11% 67
Yorkshire +14 186 £45,000 +5.26% 22
East of England +40 185 £55,000 +22.22% 32
Midlands -46 179 £45,750 +1.67% 35
North West -25 169 £55,000 +10.00% 41
South West +6 158 £49,500 -10.00% 16
West Midlands -54 130 £45,000 +5.88% 24
East Midlands +23 48 £47,500 -5.00% 11
North East -3 26 £52,500 +37.48% 4
South Coast - 1 £95,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 1,723 (67.23%) Information Security
2 1,051 (41.01%) CISSP
3 836 (32.62%) PCI DSS
4 794 (30.98%) CISM
5 711 (27.74%) Cybersecurity
6 640 (24.97%) Finance
7 607 (23.68%) GDPR
8 597 (23.29%) Data Protection
9 589 (22.98%) ITIL
10 582 (22.71%) Firewall
11 568 (22.16%) Risk Management
12 562 (21.93%) Windows
13 472 (18.42%) Management Information System
14 470 (18.34%) SIEM
15 436 (17.01%) Penetration Testing
16 384 (14.98%) CISA
17 336 (13.11%) Linux
18 329 (12.84%) Security Management
19 327 (12.76%) Microsoft
20 306 (11.94%) Degree
21 292 (11.39%) ISMS
22 281 (10.96%) Data Protection Act
23 270 (10.53%) Information Security Management
24 269 (10.50%) Active Directory
25 266 (10.38%) Network Security
26 259 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
27 258 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
28 247 (9.64%) Security Operations
29 244 (9.52%) Windows Server
30 242 (9.44%) Risk Assessment

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 60 (2.34%) IIS
2 51 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 39 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 25 (0.98%) Apache
5 16 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 15 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.51%) CMS
9 11 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.23%) SAS
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.12%) Confluence
15 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.078%) nginx
16 2 (0.078%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.078%) WordPress
17 1 (0.039%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 74 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.078%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.078%) Stata
7 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.16%) Maximo
4 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.078%) Primavera
5 2 (0.078%) Workfront
6 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.039%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.039%) Magento
6 1 (0.039%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.039%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 156 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
1 156 (6.09%) SaaS
2 119 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (3.12%) Office 365
4 57 (2.22%) IaaS
5 47 (1.83%) PaaS
6 11 (0.43%) Cloudflare
7 9 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.23%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.20%) Serverless
10 4 (0.16%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.12%) GitHub
11 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 582 (22.71%) Firewall
2 266 (10.38%) Network Security
3 157 (6.13%) TCP/IP
4 134 (5.23%) VPN
5 108 (4.21%) WAN
6 105 (4.10%) DNS
7 104 (4.06%) LAN
8 95 (3.71%) Internet
9 87 (3.39%) DHCP
10 86 (3.36%) SAN
11 78 (3.04%) SSL
12 76 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
13 61 (2.38%) IPsec
14 52 (2.03%) VoIP
15 47 (1.83%) MPLS
16 39 (1.52%) Wireless
17 36 (1.40%) HTTP
18 32 (1.25%) VLAN
19 30 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
20 29 (1.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.48%) MySQL
3 37 (1.44%) Big Data
4 31 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 19 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.39%) OLAP
10 9 (0.35%) GIS
10 9 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 30 (1.17%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.59%) Burp Suite
3 13 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.43%) JIRA
6 6 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.20%) PHPUnit
7 5 (0.20%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.16%) Subversion
8 4 (0.16%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.12%) Phing
10 2 (0.078%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.078%) Mocha
10 2 (0.078%) Selenium
10 2 (0.078%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.078%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.039%) GDB
11 1 (0.039%) Jasmine
General
1 640 (24.97%) Finance
2 214 (8.35%) Legal
3 117 (4.56%) Banking
4 115 (4.49%) Retail
5 111 (4.33%) Law
6 80 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 68 (2.65%) Marketing
8 30 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.01%) Publishing
10 18 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 16 (0.62%) Automotive
11 16 (0.62%) Games
12 15 (0.59%) Electronics
13 14 (0.55%) Back Office
14 12 (0.47%) Advertising
14 12 (0.47%) Front Office
14 12 (0.47%) Military
15 11 (0.43%) French Language
15 11 (0.43%) German Language
16 9 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 513 (20.02%) Analyst
2 463 (18.06%) Security Manager
3 433 (16.89%) Security Analyst
4 363 (14.16%) Consultant
5 298 (11.63%) Security Consultant
6 254 (9.91%) Information Manager
7 245 (9.56%) Information Security Manager
8 221 (8.62%) Information Analyst
9 216 (8.43%) Information Security Analyst
10 180 (7.02%) Security Officer
11 164 (6.40%) IT Manager
12 150 (5.85%) Information Security Officer
13 142 (5.54%) Information Officer
14 133 (5.19%) Architect
15 131 (5.11%) IT Security Manager
16 129 (5.03%) IT Analyst
17 123 (4.80%) Security Specialist
18 117 (4.56%) IT Security Analyst
19 105 (4.10%) Information Security Consultant
20 99 (3.86%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (1.91%) .NET
2 40 (1.56%) Web Services
3 23 (0.90%) Middleware
4 21 (0.82%) LAMP
4 21 (0.82%) OAuth
5 19 (0.74%) CSS
5 19 (0.74%) JSON
6 18 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (0.66%) SAML
8 15 (0.59%) Regular Expression
9 14 (0.55%) Ajax
10 13 (0.51%) SailPoint
11 12 (0.47%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.47%) jQuery
11 12 (0.47%) PCRE
12 11 (0.43%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.43%) HTML
13 10 (0.39%) REST
14 9 (0.35%) Entity Framework
14 9 (0.35%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 472 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 281 (10.96%) Data Protection Act
3 193 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (4.33%) Data Centre
5 94 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 83 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
7 67 (2.61%) CESG
7 67 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 52 (2.03%) Fintech
9 50 (1.95%) Cyberattack
10 47 (1.83%) PKI
11 42 (1.64%) Clustering
11 42 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 37 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
13 34 (1.33%) NHS
14 33 (1.29%) Driving Licence
14 33 (1.29%) Public Cloud
15 26 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
17 20 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 562 (21.93%) Windows
2 336 (13.11%) Linux
3 244 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 125 (4.88%) Unix
5 39 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 31 (1.21%) Kali Linux
8 23 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (0.70%) Debian
13 14 (0.55%) CentOS
13 14 (0.55%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.39%) Android
14 10 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.35%) Solaris
16 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,723 (67.23%) Information Security
2 711 (27.74%) Cybersecurity
3 597 (23.29%) Data Protection
4 589 (22.98%) ITIL
5 568 (22.16%) Risk Management
6 470 (18.34%) SIEM
7 436 (17.01%) Penetration Testing
8 329 (12.84%) Security Management
9 292 (11.39%) ISMS
10 270 (10.53%) Information Security Management
11 258 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
12 247 (9.64%) Security Operations
13 242 (9.44%) Risk Assessment
14 237 (9.25%) Security Architecture
15 235 (9.17%) Vulnerability Management
16 224 (8.74%) Project Management
17 194 (7.57%) Incident Management
17 194 (7.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 188 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 180 (7.02%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 135 (5.27%) SQL
2 110 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 80 (3.12%) Python
4 63 (2.46%) Bash Shell
5 57 (2.22%) C
6 51 (1.99%) Java
7 42 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.29%) Perl
9 32 (1.25%) C#
10 30 (1.17%) Ruby
11 28 (1.09%) PHP
12 17 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.35%) VBScript
14 8 (0.31%) C++
14 8 (0.31%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.27%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.16%) Go
17 2 (0.078%) C-shell
17 2 (0.078%) ES6
17 2 (0.078%) ES7
Qualifications
1 1,051 (41.01%) CISSP
2 794 (30.98%) CISM
3 384 (14.98%) CISA
4 306 (11.94%) Degree
5 178 (6.94%) CRISC
6 170 (6.63%) Security Cleared
7 138 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
8 130 (5.07%) CEH
9 110 (4.29%) SC Cleared
10 106 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 95 (3.71%) SANS
12 94 (3.67%) GIAC
13 93 (3.63%) MCSE
14 92 (3.59%) CCNA
15 70 (2.73%) CESG Certified Professional
16 69 (2.69%) SSCP
17 62 (2.42%) CREST Certified
17 62 (2.42%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 54 (2.11%) GCIH
19 52 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (32.62%) PCI DSS
2 607 (23.68%) GDPR
3 259 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 212 (8.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 173 (6.75%) ISO 9001
6 153 (5.97%) COBIT
7 114 (4.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 79 (3.08%) ISO 22301
9 65 (2.54%) SLA
10 64 (2.50%) NIST 800
11 62 (2.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 60 (2.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 60 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 46 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 39 (1.52%) HIPAA
15 38 (1.48%) ISO 14001
15 38 (1.48%) QA
16 34 (1.33%) RMADS
17 29 (1.13%) GPG13
18 28 (1.09%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 269 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 157 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (1.33%) Xen
6 33 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (1.21%) vSphere
8 24 (0.94%) Snort
9 15 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.51%) Docker
11 12 (0.47%) HDFS
12 10 (0.39%) XenApp
13 7 (0.27%) pfSense
14 6 (0.23%) KVM
15 4 (0.16%) Ceph
15 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.16%) XenServer
16 3 (0.12%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.12%) Firmware
17 2 (0.078%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (2.26%) Ansible
2 57 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (2.07%) Nessus
4 52 (2.03%) Puppet
5 37 (1.44%) SCCM
6 26 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 20 (0.78%) Terraform
8 19 (0.74%) Core Impact
9 18 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (0.51%) QRadar
10 13 (0.51%) Suricata
10 13 (0.51%) vCenter Server
10 13 (0.51%) WSUS
11 12 (0.47%) Nagios
11 12 (0.47%) Salt
12 11 (0.43%) FTK
12 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (0.43%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 10 (0.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 327 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 190 (7.41%) VMware
3 180 (7.02%) Cisco
4 88 (3.43%) CheckPoint
5 81 (3.16%) Oracle
6 62 (2.42%) Citrix
7 52 (2.03%) McAfee
8 50 (1.95%) FireEye
9 49 (1.91%) HP
10 44 (1.72%) Apple
10 44 (1.72%) Juniper
11 43 (1.68%) Palo Alto
12 40 (1.56%) NetApp
13 37 (1.44%) Splunk
14 34 (1.33%) F5
15 28 (1.09%) Sophos
16 27 (1.05%) LogRhythm
17 26 (1.01%) Capita
18 25 (0.98%) SAP
18 25 (0.98%) Symantec