Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 274 204 256
Rank change year-on-year -70 +52 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 579 489 777
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.29% 1.71% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.02% 14.02% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 467 426 648
10th Percentile £42,300 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £83,750 £85,938 £85,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £120,000 £97,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% -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 6,417 3,488 7,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.25% 12.17% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,007 2,707 5,934
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +7.40% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 106 £67,500 +12.50% 26
West London -13 24 £59,250 +18.50% 13
South London +9 15 £51,250 -2.38% 4
East London +2 12 £60,000 -5.88% 11
North London +16 2 £41,000 -2.62% 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 364 (62.87%) Information Security
2 208 (35.92%) Cybersecurity
3 160 (27.63%) Azure
4 159 (27.46%) Risk Management
5 157 (27.12%) NIST
6 154 (26.60%) CISSP
7 149 (25.73%) PCI DSS
8 138 (23.83%) AWS
9 135 (23.32%) GDPR
10 127 (21.93%) Finance
10 127 (21.93%) Firewall
11 122 (21.07%) CISM
12 118 (20.38%) Microsoft
13 114 (19.69%) ISMS
14 112 (19.34%) Cyber Essentials
15 111 (19.17%) ITIL
16 107 (18.48%) Security Management
17 100 (17.27%) Management Information System
18 96 (16.58%) Social Skills
19 93 (16.06%) Information Security Management
20 90 (15.54%) Data Protection
20 90 (15.54%) Microsoft 365
21 76 (13.13%) Network Security
22 73 (12.61%) Windows
23 71 (12.26%) Data Privacy
24 69 (11.92%) CISA
25 67 (11.57%) Vulnerability Management
26 65 (11.23%) SIEM
26 65 (11.23%) Degree
27 64 (11.05%) Penetration Testing

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 12 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.73%) MTS
2 10 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.04%) Confluence
4 3 (0.52%) IIS
4 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Site Server
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) SAP Business One
2 5 (0.86%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.52%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) Relativity
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 160 (27.63%) Azure
2 138 (23.83%) AWS
3 90 (15.54%) Microsoft 365
4 47 (8.12%) SaaS
5 22 (3.80%) IaaS
5 22 (3.80%) PaaS
6 19 (3.28%) GCP
7 17 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (2.42%) GitHub
10 13 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (2.25%) Power Platform
11 12 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.73%) Azure Sentinel
13 9 (1.55%) Amazon Cognito
14 8 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (1.38%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.69%) Serverless
16 3 (0.52%) BrowserStack
16 3 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 127 (21.93%) Firewall
2 76 (13.13%) Network Security
3 27 (4.66%) VPN
4 23 (3.97%) DNS
5 16 (2.76%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 15 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (1.90%) LAN
8 11 (1.90%) WAN
9 9 (1.55%) DHCP
10 7 (1.21%) BGP
10 7 (1.21%) Intranet
10 7 (1.21%) VLAN
11 6 (1.04%) DMZ
11 6 (1.04%) Internet
11 6 (1.04%) OSPF
11 6 (1.04%) VoIP
12 5 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (3.45%) MySQL
3 11 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (1.38%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.04%) Blockchain
7 5 (0.86%) Redis
8 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.52%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.52%) Data Vault
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (3.63%) Git (software)
1 21 (3.63%) JIRA
2 8 (1.38%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.52%) Android Studio
3 3 (0.52%) Appium
3 3 (0.52%) CircleCI
3 3 (0.52%) git-flow
3 3 (0.52%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.35%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.35%) Snyk
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 127 (21.93%) Finance
2 96 (16.58%) Social Skills
3 59 (10.19%) Legal
4 43 (7.43%) Retail
5 33 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.32%) Law
6 25 (4.32%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.94%) Public Sector
8 16 (2.76%) Influencing Skills
9 15 (2.59%) Banking
10 8 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (1.21%) Advertising
11 7 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.69%) Billing
13 4 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.69%) Marketing
13 4 (0.69%) Public Speaking
14 2 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (16.23%) Consultant
2 76 (13.13%) Analyst
2 76 (13.13%) Security Consultant
3 64 (11.05%) Architect
4 61 (10.54%) Security Engineer
4 61 (10.54%) Security Manager
5 58 (10.02%) Security Analyst
6 46 (7.94%) Security Architect
7 37 (6.39%) IT Manager
8 33 (5.70%) Security Specialist
9 32 (5.53%) Information Manager
10 30 (5.18%) Information Security Consultant
10 30 (5.18%) Information Security Manager
11 27 (4.66%) Head of Security
12 25 (4.32%) Security Officer
13 24 (4.15%) Head of Information
13 24 (4.15%) Information Analyst
13 24 (4.15%) Information Security Analyst
14 23 (3.97%) Head of Information Security
15 22 (3.80%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.18%) Middleware
2 17 (2.94%) Node.js
3 16 (2.76%) REST
4 15 (2.59%) Web Services
5 12 (2.07%) CSS
5 12 (2.07%) Sass
6 10 (1.73%) React
7 9 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.38%) Flask
8 8 (1.38%) React Native
8 8 (1.38%) Redux
9 4 (0.69%) .NET
9 4 (0.69%) SAML
9 4 (0.69%) Semantic UI
9 4 (0.69%) WebRTC
10 3 (0.52%) OpenGL
10 3 (0.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (0.52%) Vue.js
10 3 (0.52%) Vulkan
11 2 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.27%) Management Information System
2 44 (7.60%) Cyberthreat
3 28 (4.84%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.59%) Cloud Native
6 15 (2.59%) NHS
7 14 (2.42%) User Experience
8 12 (2.07%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (1.38%) Cyberattack
10 8 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.69%) Digital Currency
13 4 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.61%) Windows
2 60 (10.36%) Linux
3 25 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.28%) Unix
4 19 (3.28%) Windows 10
5 16 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.42%) Android
7 12 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.07%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.73%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (62.87%) Information Security
2 208 (35.92%) Cybersecurity
3 159 (27.46%) Risk Management
4 114 (19.69%) ISMS
5 111 (19.17%) ITIL
6 107 (18.48%) Security Management
7 93 (16.06%) Information Security Management
8 90 (15.54%) Data Protection
9 71 (12.26%) Data Privacy
10 67 (11.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 65 (11.23%) SIEM
12 64 (11.05%) Penetration Testing
13 63 (10.88%) Security Architecture
14 62 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
15 57 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
16 56 (9.67%) Security Operations
17 52 (8.98%) Project Management
18 49 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 49 (8.46%) DevOps
19 38 (6.56%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.87%) Python
2 24 (4.15%) SQL
3 19 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.59%) Java
5 14 (2.42%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.07%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.73%) TypeScript
8 8 (1.38%) C++
9 4 (0.69%) C#
9 4 (0.69%) Go
9 4 (0.69%) Kotlin
10 3 (0.52%) Perl
10 3 (0.52%) PHP
10 3 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.17%) C
11 1 (0.17%) ES6
11 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 154 (26.60%) CISSP
2 122 (21.07%) CISM
3 69 (11.92%) CISA
4 65 (11.23%) Degree
5 29 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (4.49%) CEH
7 20 (3.45%) CRISC
8 19 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.11%) GIAC
10 16 (2.76%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (2.59%) CCNP
12 14 (2.42%) SSCP
13 13 (2.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 11 (1.90%) OSCP
15 10 (1.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 10 (1.73%) CCSP
15 10 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
16 9 (1.55%) DBS Check
17 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (27.12%) NIST
2 149 (25.73%) PCI DSS
3 135 (23.32%) GDPR
4 112 (19.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 60 (10.36%) GRC
6 56 (9.67%) COBIT
7 27 (4.66%) NCSC
8 23 (3.97%) SOC 2
9 22 (3.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 22 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 20 (3.45%) ISO 9001
11 15 (2.59%) ISO 22301
11 15 (2.59%) NIST 800
12 11 (1.90%) QA
13 10 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (1.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 8 (1.38%) ISO 13485
14 8 (1.38%) SLA
15 7 (1.21%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 44 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.11%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.04%) Docker
5 3 (0.52%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.35%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.35%) Snort
6 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) XenApp
6 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (2.76%) Terraform
2 11 (1.90%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.38%) Nessus
5 6 (1.04%) CASB
6 5 (0.86%) SCCM
6 5 (0.86%) WSUS
7 4 (0.69%) Ansible
7 4 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.69%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.69%) Puppet
8 3 (0.52%) Consul
8 3 (0.52%) linkerd
8 3 (0.52%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.35%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 118 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.22%) Cisco
3 28 (4.84%) CheckPoint
4 27 (4.66%) Apple
4 27 (4.66%) ServiceNow
5 20 (3.45%) Google
6 17 (2.94%) VMware
7 16 (2.76%) Zscaler
8 15 (2.59%) F5
8 15 (2.59%) HP
9 13 (2.25%) Palo Alto
10 10 (1.73%) SonicWALL
11 9 (1.55%) SAP
12 8 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.21%) CrowdStrike
13 7 (1.21%) Oracle
14 6 (1.04%) Carbon Black
14 6 (1.04%) Citrix
15 5 (0.86%) Aderant
15 5 (0.86%) iManage