Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 955 679 1014
Rank change year-on-year -276 +335 +94
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 24 29 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.056% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.45% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 19
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 "
25th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £47,651
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% +13.04% -14.81%
75th Percentile £85,000 £71,563 £75,625
90th Percentile " £72,500 £96,500
UK median annual salary £73,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.31% +13.04% -14.81%

ISO/IEC 27005 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 16,952 6,451 16,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.24% 12.48% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11,310 5,129 12,964
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,219
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £51,871
Median % change year-on-year - +6.03% +3.74%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

ISO/IEC 27005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27005 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in England

ISO/IEC 27005
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 in England.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in England

ISO/IEC 27005
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27005 in England

ISO/IEC 27005
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 27005 within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. 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
Midlands -97 13 £80,000 +18.52% 2
West Midlands -97 8 £80,000 +14.29% 1
South East - 6 £80,000 -
East Midlands -60 5 £55,000 - 1
North of England -112 4 £62,500 +47.06% 1
North East - 3 £62,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
North West -96 1 £35,000 -17.65%
London -232 1 £75,000 +15.38% 3
ISO/IEC 27005
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 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 27005.

1 21 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (83.33%) Information Security
2 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (79.17%) CISSP
4 16 (66.67%) Risk Management
5 14 (58.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (54.17%) NCSC
6 13 (54.17%) ISMS
6 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
7 12 (50.00%) Information Security Management
7 12 (50.00%) Security Management
7 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 10 (41.67%) Security Architecture
9 9 (37.50%) Burp Suite
9 9 (37.50%) SDLC
9 9 (37.50%) DevSecOps
9 9 (37.50%) Nessus
10 8 (33.33%) CISM
11 7 (29.17%) Firewall
12 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
12 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (25.00%) ISO 22301
13 5 (20.83%) CREST Certified
13 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
13 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
14 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (16.67%) Web Filtering

ISO/IEC 27005
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.50%) BGP
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) OSPF
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
1 11 (45.83%) Security Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Lead Security Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Compliance Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Governance Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) BYOD
1 3 (12.50%) CESG
1 3 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Debian
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (83.33%) Information Security
3 16 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) ISMS
5 12 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 12 (50.00%) Security Management
5 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
6 10 (41.67%) Security Architecture
7 9 (37.50%) DevSecOps
7 9 (37.50%) SDLC
8 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
9 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
9 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (16.67%) Project Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) SIEM
9 4 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) CISSP
2 14 (58.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) CISM
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) CREST Certified
7 4 (16.67%) CLAS
8 3 (12.50%) CCIE
8 3 (12.50%) CCNP
8 3 (12.50%) CISA
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (8.33%) CRISC
9 2 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (8.33%) PCI QSA
10 1 (4.17%) CEH
10 1 (4.17%) Degree
10 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (54.17%) NCSC
3 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (25.00%) ISO 22301
4 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (8.33%) GRC
6 1 (4.17%) COBIT
6 1 (4.17%) GDPR
6 1 (4.17%) ISO 31000
6 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (4.17%) NIST
6 1 (4.17%) RMADS
6 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Nessus
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) AlienVault
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
1 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
1 3 (12.50%) Sophos
1 3 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft