Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 167 237
Rank change year-on-year -87 +70 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 716 411 786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.40% 2.06% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.38% 17.27% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 600 359 646
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £82,000 £105,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £120,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -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 7,631 2,380 7,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.97% 11.96% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,838 1,950 5,516
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -26 101 £65,000 +1.96% 51
South London -7 25 £50,000 +2.56% 4
West London -65 21 £65,000 +4.00% 8
East London -14 11 £55,000 -15.38% 5
North London - 3 £41,000 - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 444 (62.01%) Information Security
2 281 (39.25%) Cybersecurity
3 230 (32.12%) Risk Management
4 223 (31.15%) NIST
5 210 (29.33%) CISSP
6 184 (25.70%) Azure
7 180 (25.14%) GDPR
8 175 (24.44%) PCI DSS
9 159 (22.21%) CISM
10 157 (21.93%) Finance
11 154 (21.51%) Social Skills
12 150 (20.95%) Microsoft
13 148 (20.67%) Management Information System
14 147 (20.53%) Firewall
15 136 (18.99%) AWS
16 130 (18.16%) Cyber Essentials
17 129 (18.02%) Data Protection
18 126 (17.60%) ITIL
19 125 (17.46%) ISMS
20 119 (16.62%) Security Management
21 94 (13.13%) Information Security Management
22 91 (12.71%) CISA
23 89 (12.43%) Data Privacy
24 87 (12.15%) Microsoft 365
25 86 (12.01%) Risk Assessment
26 82 (11.45%) Legal
26 82 (11.45%) Windows
27 79 (11.03%) Network Security
28 77 (10.75%) SIEM
29 76 (10.61%) Degree

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 23 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.68%) MTS
3 9 (1.26%) IIS
4 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.70%) Apache
5 5 (0.70%) nginx
6 4 (0.56%) SAS
7 3 (0.42%) Confluence
7 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 27 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.56%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.42%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Cloudability
4 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 184 (25.70%) Azure
2 136 (18.99%) AWS
3 87 (12.15%) Microsoft 365
4 58 (8.10%) SaaS
5 27 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (3.77%) GCP
5 27 (3.77%) IaaS
6 22 (3.07%) PaaS
7 18 (2.51%) GitHub
8 16 (2.23%) Power Platform
9 12 (1.68%) PowerApps
10 9 (1.26%) Amazon Cognito
10 9 (1.26%) Mimecast
11 8 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.12%) GitHub Actions
11 8 (1.12%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.98%) Serverless
13 6 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.84%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 147 (20.53%) Firewall
2 79 (11.03%) Network Security
3 34 (4.75%) VPN
4 32 (4.47%) DNS
5 23 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (2.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 19 (2.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (2.09%) DHCP
8 14 (1.96%) WAN
9 12 (1.68%) VLAN
10 10 (1.40%) Internet
10 10 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (1.40%) LAN
11 9 (1.26%) HTTP
12 7 (0.98%) SMTP
13 6 (0.84%) Broadband
13 6 (0.84%) MPLS
13 6 (0.84%) SSL
13 6 (0.84%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.35%) MySQL
2 16 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (2.09%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.40%) Blockchain
4 10 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.26%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.26%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.42%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.42%) Data Vault
9 3 (0.42%) Redis
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.28%) Power BI
10 2 (0.28%) Tableau
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (3.35%) JIRA
2 23 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.12%) CircleCI
4 7 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.56%) Cypress.io
7 3 (0.42%) Android Studio
7 3 (0.42%) Appium
7 3 (0.42%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.42%) git-flow
8 2 (0.28%) Snyk
8 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.14%) AppScan
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) GoCD
General
1 157 (21.93%) Finance
2 154 (21.51%) Social Skills
3 82 (11.45%) Legal
4 47 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (5.87%) Banking
6 28 (3.91%) Retail
7 23 (3.21%) Law
8 22 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.93%) Influencing Skills
10 19 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
11 18 (2.51%) Police
11 18 (2.51%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (2.51%) Public Sector
12 17 (2.37%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.40%) Marketing
13 10 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (1.26%) Back Office
14 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.98%) Advertising
16 6 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 99 (13.83%) Consultant
2 94 (13.13%) Analyst
3 92 (12.85%) Security Manager
4 78 (10.89%) Architect
5 73 (10.20%) Security Consultant
6 63 (8.80%) Security Architect
7 54 (7.54%) IT Manager
8 53 (7.40%) Security Analyst
9 52 (7.26%) Information Manager
9 52 (7.26%) Security Engineer
10 49 (6.84%) Information Security Manager
11 31 (4.33%) Information Analyst
11 31 (4.33%) Security Officer
12 30 (4.19%) Security Specialist
13 29 (4.05%) Head of Security
13 29 (4.05%) Information Officer
13 29 (4.05%) Information Security Analyst
14 26 (3.63%) Head of Information Security
15 25 (3.49%) Head of Information
15 25 (3.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.63%) Middleware
2 17 (2.37%) Node.js
2 17 (2.37%) REST
3 16 (2.23%) CSS
3 16 (2.23%) React
4 12 (1.68%) Sass
5 11 (1.54%) Web Services
6 10 (1.40%) Redux
7 9 (1.26%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.12%) Flask
8 8 (1.12%) OAuth
9 6 (0.84%) React Native
9 6 (0.84%) SAML
10 5 (0.70%) .NET
10 5 (0.70%) HTML
10 5 (0.70%) LAMP
10 5 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (0.70%) WebRTC
11 4 (0.56%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 148 (20.67%) Management Information System
2 53 (7.40%) Cyberthreat
3 42 (5.87%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (2.79%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.23%) NHS
6 16 (2.23%) User Experience
7 14 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (1.82%) Smart Meter
9 12 (1.68%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.54%) Cyberattack
10 11 (1.54%) PKI
11 10 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (0.84%) Social Media
14 5 (0.70%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.45%) Windows
2 55 (7.68%) Linux
3 29 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.91%) Unix
5 23 (3.21%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.68%) Android
6 12 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.70%) VMS
12 4 (0.56%) Solaris
13 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (62.01%) Information Security
2 281 (39.25%) Cybersecurity
3 230 (32.12%) Risk Management
4 129 (18.02%) Data Protection
5 126 (17.60%) ITIL
6 125 (17.46%) ISMS
7 119 (16.62%) Security Management
8 94 (13.13%) Information Security Management
9 89 (12.43%) Data Privacy
10 86 (12.01%) Risk Assessment
11 77 (10.75%) SIEM
12 73 (10.20%) Security Architecture
13 69 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (9.36%) Vulnerability Management
15 66 (9.22%) Project Management
16 59 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 59 (8.24%) Security Operations
17 58 (8.10%) Internal Audit
18 57 (7.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.47%) Python
2 27 (3.77%) SQL
3 20 (2.79%) PowerShell
4 18 (2.51%) Bash Shell
4 18 (2.51%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.68%) TypeScript
6 9 (1.26%) C
6 9 (1.26%) C++
7 8 (1.12%) Java
8 6 (0.84%) C#
9 4 (0.56%) Kotlin
9 4 (0.56%) PHP
9 4 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.42%) Perl
11 2 (0.28%) Ruby
12 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.14%) Go
12 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 210 (29.33%) CISSP
2 159 (22.21%) CISM
3 91 (12.71%) CISA
4 76 (10.61%) Degree
5 50 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (5.31%) Security Cleared
7 32 (4.47%) CEH
8 25 (3.49%) CCNA
8 25 (3.49%) CRISC
8 25 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (3.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 22 (3.07%) SSCP
11 19 (2.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 16 (2.23%) GIAC
13 14 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.96%) SANS
13 14 (1.96%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.82%) CCSP
15 11 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (1.40%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (31.15%) NIST
2 180 (25.14%) GDPR
3 175 (24.44%) PCI DSS
4 130 (18.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 70 (9.78%) GRC
6 68 (9.50%) COBIT
7 52 (7.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 36 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 35 (4.89%) SOC 2
10 32 (4.47%) NCSC
11 25 (3.49%) ISO 22301
12 21 (2.93%) HIPAA
13 17 (2.37%) ISO 9001
14 16 (2.23%) SLA
15 14 (1.96%) NIST 800
16 10 (1.40%) IASME
16 10 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 8 (1.12%) QA
18 7 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 6 (0.84%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 59 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.12%) Docker
5 4 (0.56%) vCloud
6 3 (0.42%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.28%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (2.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (2.23%) Terraform
3 15 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.26%) SCCM
6 4 (0.56%) Ansible
6 4 (0.56%) CASB
7 3 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.42%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.28%) Nessus
9 1 (0.14%) Istio
9 1 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.14%) Opsview
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.14%) QRadar
9 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 150 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.73%) Cisco
3 40 (5.59%) VMware
4 27 (3.77%) Apple
5 26 (3.63%) CheckPoint
6 25 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 24 (3.35%) Google
8 19 (2.65%) F5
8 19 (2.65%) Zscaler
9 17 (2.37%) Oracle
10 16 (2.23%) HP
11 9 (1.26%) Citrix
11 9 (1.26%) Darktrace
11 9 (1.26%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.26%) Qualys
12 7 (0.98%) CrowdStrike
12 7 (0.98%) SAP
12 7 (0.98%) Sophos
13 6 (0.84%) Carbon Black
13 6 (0.84%) SonicWALL