Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > London
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 235 267
Rank change year-on-year -11 +32 -46
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 421 679 778
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.46% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.59% 12.61% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 345 586 636
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,467 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +2.36%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £104,000 £95,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -4.35%

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 3,631 5,383 8,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.72% 11.61% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,735 4,166 6,105
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,938 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,375 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.20% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £80,625 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 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
Central London +31 88 £67,500 +9.76% 16
West London +40 24 £65,000 +36.84% 12
South London +12 8 £35,774 -30.20% 1
East London +12 3 £70,000 +7.69% 9
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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.

1 281 (66.75%) Information Security
2 163 (38.72%) Cybersecurity
3 131 (31.12%) CISSP
4 120 (28.50%) GDPR
5 118 (28.03%) Azure
6 115 (27.32%) NIST
7 110 (26.13%) Finance
8 108 (25.65%) PCI DSS
9 102 (24.23%) Firewall
10 101 (23.99%) Risk Management
11 96 (22.80%) CISM
11 96 (22.80%) AWS
12 81 (19.24%) ITIL
13 78 (18.53%) Cyber Essentials
14 75 (17.81%) Microsoft
15 71 (16.86%) Management Information System
16 67 (15.91%) Windows
17 64 (15.20%) Microsoft 365
18 62 (14.73%) Security Architecture
18 62 (14.73%) Security Management
18 62 (14.73%) Penetration Testing
19 57 (13.54%) SIEM
20 56 (13.30%) CISA
21 52 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
21 52 (12.35%) GRC
22 48 (11.40%) Information Security Management
23 47 (11.16%) Active Directory
23 47 (11.16%) Network Security
24 46 (10.93%) ISMS
24 46 (10.93%) Linux

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 11 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.43%) Confluence
3 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.95%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) Relativity
4 1 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 118 (28.03%) Azure
2 96 (22.80%) AWS
3 64 (15.20%) Microsoft 365
4 37 (8.79%) SaaS
5 23 (5.46%) IaaS
6 19 (4.51%) GCP
7 17 (4.04%) PaaS
8 14 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (2.38%) Power Platform
10 9 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.90%) Mimecast
12 6 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.43%) Google Workspace
13 5 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.95%) GitHub
15 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 102 (24.23%) Firewall
2 47 (11.16%) Network Security
3 30 (7.13%) VPN
4 27 (6.41%) DNS
5 26 (6.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (4.51%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.56%) DHCP
8 11 (2.61%) WAN
9 10 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (2.14%) LAN
11 7 (1.66%) BGP
12 6 (1.43%) VLAN
13 5 (1.19%) OSPF
14 4 (0.95%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.71%) MPLS
15 3 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.85%) Blockchain
1 12 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.14%) Redis
4 7 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.43%) MySQL
6 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.48%) GIS
9 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (3.09%) JIRA
2 9 (2.14%) Travis CI
3 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) GitLab
4 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 110 (26.13%) Finance
2 31 (7.36%) Legal
3 23 (5.46%) Retail
4 20 (4.75%) Banking
5 15 (3.56%) Law
6 10 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.90%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.43%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.71%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Billing
10 3 (0.71%) Marketing
11 2 (0.48%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.48%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (17.34%) Analyst
2 70 (16.63%) Consultant
3 61 (14.49%) Security Analyst
4 44 (10.45%) Security Consultant
5 37 (8.79%) Security Engineer
5 37 (8.79%) Security Manager
6 33 (7.84%) Information Analyst
6 33 (7.84%) Information Security Analyst
7 31 (7.36%) Architect
7 31 (7.36%) Security Specialist
8 23 (5.46%) Information Manager
8 23 (5.46%) Information Security Specialist
8 23 (5.46%) Information Specialist
9 22 (5.23%) Information Security Consultant
10 20 (4.75%) Security Architect
11 19 (4.51%) Information Security Manager
12 18 (4.28%) Cloud Consultant
13 16 (3.80%) IT Manager
14 14 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 13 (3.09%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.46%) Middleware
2 17 (4.04%) SAML
3 15 (3.56%) OAuth
3 15 (3.56%) OpenID
4 14 (3.33%) Web Services
5 5 (1.19%) SailPoint
6 4 (0.95%) Node.js
6 4 (0.95%) React Native
7 3 (0.71%) CSS
7 3 (0.71%) OpenCV
7 3 (0.71%) PhoneGap
7 3 (0.71%) PyTorch
8 2 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.24%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.24%) LDAP
9 1 (0.24%) React
9 1 (0.24%) Redux
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.24%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.86%) Management Information System
2 39 (9.26%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.56%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.85%) Cloud Native
6 9 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.43%) Replication
9 5 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.95%) Clustering
10 4 (0.95%) IPTV
10 4 (0.95%) NHS
10 4 (0.95%) PKI
11 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.71%) ASIC
11 3 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.91%) Windows
2 46 (10.93%) Linux
3 30 (7.13%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.75%) Windows 10
5 15 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.33%) Unix
7 12 (2.85%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.71%) Android
11 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.48%) Debian
13 1 (0.24%) MVS
13 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (66.75%) Information Security
2 163 (38.72%) Cybersecurity
3 101 (23.99%) Risk Management
4 81 (19.24%) ITIL
5 62 (14.73%) Penetration Testing
5 62 (14.73%) Security Architecture
5 62 (14.73%) Security Management
6 57 (13.54%) SIEM
7 52 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 48 (11.40%) Information Security Management
9 46 (10.93%) ISMS
10 45 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (10.69%) Security Operations
11 44 (10.45%) Data Protection
12 41 (9.74%) DevOps
13 34 (8.08%) Identity Access Management
14 33 (7.84%) Data Privacy
15 32 (7.60%) Service Delivery
16 30 (7.13%) Incident Management
17 29 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.46%) Python
1 23 (5.46%) SQL
2 17 (4.04%) Java
3 14 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.09%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.38%) Go
6 4 (0.95%) C++
6 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.95%) PHP
7 3 (0.71%) C
8 2 (0.48%) Perl
8 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.24%) ABAP
9 1 (0.24%) ES6
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (31.12%) CISSP
2 96 (22.80%) CISM
3 56 (13.30%) CISA
4 44 (10.45%) Degree
5 39 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (6.89%) CCNP
7 22 (5.23%) CCNA
8 19 (4.51%) CRISC
9 18 (4.28%) CEH
10 17 (4.04%) Security Cleared
11 16 (3.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 13 (3.09%) OSCP
13 12 (2.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 12 (2.85%) PCI QSA
14 10 (2.38%) GIAC
14 10 (2.38%) SANS
15 9 (2.14%) OSCE
15 9 (2.14%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.14%) SSCP
16 8 (1.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (28.50%) GDPR
2 115 (27.32%) NIST
3 108 (25.65%) PCI DSS
4 78 (18.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 52 (12.35%) GRC
6 34 (8.08%) COBIT
7 26 (6.18%) ISO 9001
8 20 (4.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 19 (4.51%) SOC 2
10 16 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 12 (2.85%) NCSC
11 12 (2.85%) NIST 800
11 12 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (2.61%) ISO 22301
13 10 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (2.38%) SOC 1
14 8 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 8 (1.90%) QA
15 7 (1.66%) JSP 440
15 7 (1.66%) RMADS
System Software
1 47 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.04%) Hyper-V
2 17 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.61%) Docker
4 3 (0.71%) Firmware
5 2 (0.48%) XenApp
5 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) Snort
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (5.46%) Terraform
2 15 (3.56%) Kubernetes
3 13 (3.09%) CASB
3 13 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (2.85%) Nessus
5 11 (2.61%) Prometheus
6 9 (2.14%) Consul
6 9 (2.14%) linkerd
7 7 (1.66%) Ansible
8 6 (1.43%) Puppet
9 4 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.95%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.95%) SCCM
9 4 (0.95%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.71%) SCOM
10 3 (0.71%) WSUS
11 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.69%) Cisco
3 27 (6.41%) VMware
4 24 (5.70%) CheckPoint
5 17 (4.04%) ServiceNow
6 15 (3.56%) Apple
7 14 (3.33%) Google
8 12 (2.85%) Palo Alto
9 11 (2.61%) Zscaler
10 10 (2.38%) F5
10 10 (2.38%) ForgeRock
10 10 (2.38%) HP
11 9 (2.14%) Citrix
12 8 (1.90%) CyberArk
13 7 (1.66%) SAP
14 6 (1.43%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.43%) NetApp
14 6 (1.43%) Splunk
15 5 (1.19%) SonicWALL
15 5 (1.19%) Symantec