Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 248 235
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 821 954 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.51% 1.42% 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.43% 11.05% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 670 783 1,062
London median annual salary £62,750 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.46% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6,604 8,634 10,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.15% 12.82% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,124 6,649 7,328
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. 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
Central London +2 185 £65,000 - 28
South London +11 38 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West London -2 29 £60,000 -14.29% 11
East London +23 14 £66,500 -14.19% 9
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 457 (55.66%) Information Security
2 390 (47.50%) Cybersecurity
3 345 (42.02%) CISSP
4 290 (35.32%) CISM
5 229 (27.89%) GDPR
6 216 (26.31%) NIST
7 188 (22.90%) PCI DSS
8 184 (22.41%) Risk Management
9 153 (18.64%) CISA
10 147 (17.90%) Finance
10 147 (17.90%) Windows
11 142 (17.30%) ITIL
12 131 (15.96%) Management Information System
13 129 (15.71%) Degree
14 121 (14.74%) Firewall
15 118 (14.37%) Azure
16 112 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
17 108 (13.15%) SIEM
18 107 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
19 106 (12.91%) Office 365
20 100 (12.18%) Microsoft
21 95 (11.57%) Security Architecture
22 92 (11.21%) Security Management
23 90 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
24 89 (10.84%) Legal
24 89 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
24 89 (10.84%) Cyber Essentials
25 88 (10.72%) Data Protection
26 81 (9.87%) Penetration Testing
26 81 (9.87%) COBIT

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 29 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.80%) IIS
3 13 (1.58%) Apache
3 13 (1.58%) IBM Domino
3 13 (1.58%) IBM Notes
4 11 (1.34%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.10%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.49%) MediaWiki
9 4 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.37%) Confluence
11 2 (0.24%) CMS
11 2 (0.24%) DNN
11 2 (0.24%) Drupal
11 2 (0.24%) nginx
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 118 (14.37%) Azure
2 106 (12.91%) Office 365
3 66 (8.04%) AWS
4 40 (4.87%) SaaS
5 23 (2.80%) IaaS
6 22 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (2.44%) GCP
8 12 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.22%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.97%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.97%) PaaS
12 5 (0.61%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.61%) Power Platform
12 5 (0.61%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 121 (14.74%) Firewall
2 73 (8.89%) Network Security
3 35 (4.26%) LAN
4 32 (3.90%) VPN
5 25 (3.05%) WAN
6 24 (2.92%) TCP/IP
7 23 (2.80%) HTTP
8 22 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (2.44%) DNS
10 19 (2.31%) SSL
11 14 (1.71%) RTP
12 12 (1.46%) DHCP
12 12 (1.46%) Internet
13 11 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.22%) IPsec
15 9 (1.10%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.10%) PPP
15 9 (1.10%) Skype
16 8 (0.97%) Cisco Firepower
17 7 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.19%) Big Data
3 15 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 13 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.34%) Apache Hive
5 11 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.10%) Neo4j
7 8 (0.97%) HDInsight
7 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.85%) MySQL
9 6 (0.73%) BigQuery
9 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.49%) QlikView
11 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.07%) JIRA
2 4 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.12%) Ant
5 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.12%) Maven
5 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 147 (17.90%) Finance
2 89 (10.84%) Legal
3 56 (6.82%) Law
4 45 (5.48%) Public Sector
5 36 (4.38%) Banking
6 31 (3.78%) Retail
7 16 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.85%) Automotive
10 6 (0.73%) Advertising
10 6 (0.73%) Games
10 6 (0.73%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) French Language
12 3 (0.37%) German Language
12 3 (0.37%) Marketing
12 3 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) International Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 192 (23.39%) Analyst
2 151 (18.39%) Security Analyst
3 141 (17.17%) Security Manager
4 108 (13.15%) Information Analyst
4 108 (13.15%) Information Security Analyst
5 71 (8.65%) Security Engineer
6 67 (8.16%) Information Manager
7 66 (8.04%) Information Security Manager
8 62 (7.55%) Consultant
9 55 (6.70%) Security Consultant
10 44 (5.36%) Architect
11 42 (5.12%) IT Manager
12 38 (4.63%) IT Analyst
12 38 (4.63%) Security Architect
13 37 (4.51%) Senior Manager
14 34 (4.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 34 (4.14%) Security Officer
15 31 (3.78%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 30 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 28 (3.41%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.56%) SailPoint
2 13 (1.58%) Web Services
3 11 (1.34%) OAuth
4 10 (1.22%) LDAP
5 9 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (0.85%) SAML
7 6 (0.73%) .NET
7 6 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.73%) JSON
8 4 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.49%) jQuery
8 4 (0.49%) REST
9 3 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.24%) Ajax
10 2 (0.24%) CSS
10 2 (0.24%) HTML
10 2 (0.24%) libvirt
10 2 (0.24%) OpenID
10 2 (0.24%) XML
10 2 (0.24%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 131 (15.96%) Management Information System
2 67 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
7 17 (2.07%) Private Cloud
8 16 (1.95%) BYOD
8 16 (1.95%) CESG
8 16 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (1.83%) PKI
10 12 (1.46%) Blog
11 10 (1.22%) Cyberattack
12 8 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.85%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 6 (0.73%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 147 (17.90%) Windows
2 74 (9.01%) Linux
3 64 (7.80%) Windows Server
4 43 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (3.65%) Windows 10
6 18 (2.19%) Mac OS
7 14 (1.71%) Unix
8 10 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.49%) Android
12 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.37%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (55.66%) Information Security
2 390 (47.50%) Cybersecurity
3 184 (22.41%) Risk Management
4 142 (17.30%) ITIL
5 112 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 108 (13.15%) SIEM
7 107 (13.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 95 (11.57%) Security Architecture
9 92 (11.21%) Security Management
10 90 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
12 88 (10.72%) Data Protection
13 81 (9.87%) Penetration Testing
14 79 (9.62%) Change Management
15 73 (8.89%) Incident Management
16 72 (8.77%) Information Security Management
17 65 (7.92%) Data Privacy
17 65 (7.92%) Security Operations
18 63 (7.67%) Service Delivery
18 63 (7.67%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (5.36%) SQL
2 37 (4.51%) Python
3 35 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.95%) C
5 13 (1.58%) Java
6 8 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.73%) C++
8 6 (0.73%) Scala
9 3 (0.37%) Ruby
10 2 (0.24%) C#
10 2 (0.24%) Perl
11 1 (0.12%) Go
11 1 (0.12%) R
11 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 345 (42.02%) CISSP
2 290 (35.32%) CISM
3 153 (18.64%) CISA
4 129 (15.71%) Degree
5 63 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (7.19%) Security Cleared
7 57 (6.94%) SC Cleared
8 49 (5.97%) CRISC
9 43 (5.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 30 (3.65%) CEH
11 26 (3.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 25 (3.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 23 (2.80%) SANS
14 19 (2.31%) CCSP
14 19 (2.31%) CompTIA Security+
15 18 (2.19%) CREST Certified
15 18 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (2.07%) OSCP
17 13 (1.58%) CESG Certified Professional
18 12 (1.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (27.89%) GDPR
2 216 (26.31%) NIST
3 188 (22.90%) PCI DSS
4 89 (10.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 81 (9.87%) COBIT
6 41 (4.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 32 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 31 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 25 (3.05%) SLA
10 23 (2.80%) NCSC
11 22 (2.68%) NIST 800
12 21 (2.56%) QA
13 20 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 20 (2.44%) ISO 9001
14 19 (2.31%) Data Quality
14 19 (2.31%) HIPAA
15 15 (1.83%) ISO 22301
15 15 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 13 (1.58%) FISMA
17 11 (1.34%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 75 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 51 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (1.34%) HDFS
7 6 (0.73%) Docker
8 4 (0.49%) vSphere
9 2 (0.24%) KVM
9 2 (0.24%) oVirt
9 2 (0.24%) QEMU
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.24%) XenApp
10 1 (0.12%) ACF2
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.58%) SCCM
2 11 (1.34%) CASB
3 10 (1.22%) Ansible
3 10 (1.22%) Stealthwatch
4 9 (1.10%) Nessus
5 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.85%) Terraform
6 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.73%) Puppet
7 5 (0.61%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.61%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.49%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.24%) Ambari
10 2 (0.24%) Grafana
10 2 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.24%) Nmap
10 2 (0.24%) Oozie
10 2 (0.24%) QRadar
10 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 66 (8.04%) VMware
3 65 (7.92%) Cisco
4 30 (3.65%) CA
5 22 (2.68%) Google
5 22 (2.68%) Splunk
6 21 (2.56%) Palo Alto
7 20 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 20 (2.44%) Citrix
8 19 (2.31%) Forcepoint
8 19 (2.31%) ServiceNow
9 17 (2.07%) CA Agile Central
9 17 (2.07%) Juniper
9 17 (2.07%) McAfee
10 15 (1.83%) NetApp
10 15 (1.83%) Symantec
11 13 (1.58%) Lotus
12 12 (1.46%) ArcSight
12 12 (1.46%) Qualys
13 10 (1.22%) F5