Period
to 24 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 116 133
Rank change year-on-year -63 +17 0
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 174 97 264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.64% 2.41% 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.02% 16.67% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 149 86 212
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +4.40%
75th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £69,375 £71,125
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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,737 582 1,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.35% 14.43% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 458 1,339
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £54,299
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands -62 120 £54,000 -5.68% 32
East Midlands -53 52 £60,000 +41.18% 7
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 94 (54.02%) Information Security
2 74 (42.53%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (31.03%) Security Management
4 52 (29.89%) GDPR
5 51 (29.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 50 (28.74%) CISSP
7 49 (28.16%) ISMS
8 45 (25.86%) NIST
9 43 (24.71%) Information Security Management
10 42 (24.14%) Azure
11 41 (23.56%) ITIL
12 33 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
13 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
13 32 (18.39%) CISM
14 31 (17.82%) Risk Management
14 31 (17.82%) PCI DSS
15 29 (16.67%) Social Skills
16 28 (16.09%) Management Information System
17 27 (15.52%) Windows
18 26 (14.94%) Firewall
19 25 (14.37%) Finance
19 25 (14.37%) Microsoft 365
20 24 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 24 (13.79%) Data Protection
21 23 (13.22%) AWS
22 22 (12.64%) SIEM
22 22 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
23 21 (12.07%) Legal
23 21 (12.07%) Service Management
23 21 (12.07%) DevSecOps

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.87%) CMS
2 5 (2.87%) Drupal
2 5 (2.87%) WordPress
3 2 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.14%) Azure
2 25 (14.37%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (13.22%) AWS
4 9 (5.17%) SaaS
5 7 (4.02%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.87%) IaaS
6 5 (2.87%) PaaS
7 3 (1.72%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.57%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.57%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.57%) GCP
9 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.94%) Firewall
2 15 (8.62%) Network Security
3 7 (4.02%) LAN
3 7 (4.02%) WAN
4 6 (3.45%) DNS
4 6 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.45%) VoIP
5 5 (2.87%) DHCP
6 4 (2.30%) BGP
6 4 (2.30%) DMZ
6 4 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.30%) OSPF
6 4 (2.30%) RTP
6 4 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.72%) HSRP
7 3 (1.72%) SD-WAN
7 3 (1.72%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (1.72%) VPN
8 2 (1.15%) Internet
9 1 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) Power BI
2 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.72%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.15%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Ant
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 25 (14.37%) Finance
3 21 (12.07%) Legal
4 18 (10.34%) Retail
5 17 (9.77%) Law
6 13 (7.47%) Police
7 10 (5.75%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (5.17%) Games
8 9 (5.17%) Public Sector
9 8 (4.60%) Banking
10 3 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.15%) Back Office
11 2 (1.15%) Italian Language
11 2 (1.15%) Local Government
11 2 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.57%) Automotive
12 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (15.52%) Security Manager
2 21 (12.07%) Analyst
3 19 (10.92%) Security Engineer
4 18 (10.34%) Information Manager
4 18 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
4 18 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 16 (9.20%) Consultant
6 14 (8.05%) Architect
6 14 (8.05%) IT Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Security Consultant
7 13 (7.47%) Security Architect
8 11 (6.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 11 (6.32%) Security Specialist
9 9 (5.17%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Information Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Service Manager
10 8 (4.60%) IT Security Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Service Desk Manager
11 7 (4.02%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.87%) REST
1 5 (2.87%) SOAP
2 4 (2.30%) Web Services
3 3 (1.72%) ISPF
4 1 (0.57%) NLTK
4 1 (0.57%) NumPy
4 1 (0.57%) Pandas
4 1 (0.57%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.57%) SciPy
4 1 (0.57%) Seaborn
4 1 (0.57%) SpaCy
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services Management
4 1 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.75%) Smart Meter
3 6 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.30%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.30%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.72%) PKI
6 2 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.15%) Life Science
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.57%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Windows
2 17 (9.77%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.62%) Linux
4 6 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.57%) Unix
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.02%) Information Security
2 74 (42.53%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (31.03%) Security Management
4 49 (28.16%) ISMS
5 43 (24.71%) Information Security Management
6 41 (23.56%) ITIL
7 33 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (17.82%) Risk Management
9 24 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (13.79%) Data Protection
10 22 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (12.64%) SIEM
11 21 (12.07%) DevSecOps
11 21 (12.07%) Service Management
12 20 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
12 20 (11.49%) Service Delivery
13 18 (10.34%) Incident Management
13 18 (10.34%) Security Operations
14 16 (9.20%) Security Architecture
15 15 (8.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.02%) Java
2 6 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.87%) PHP
4 3 (1.72%) SQL
5 2 (1.15%) C
6 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (28.74%) CISSP
2 32 (18.39%) CISM
3 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.47%) CISA
5 10 (5.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (3.45%) Degree
8 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.87%) CRISC
9 4 (2.30%) CASP
9 4 (2.30%) GIAC
9 4 (2.30%) SANS
9 4 (2.30%) SSCP
10 3 (1.72%) CCNA
10 3 (1.72%) CCNP
11 2 (1.15%) CCSP
11 2 (1.15%) IRCA
11 2 (1.15%) MCP
11 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (29.89%) GDPR
2 51 (29.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 45 (25.86%) NIST
4 31 (17.82%) PCI DSS
5 20 (11.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 18 (10.34%) COBIT
6 18 (10.34%) GRC
7 13 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 13 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (7.47%) NCSC
8 12 (6.90%) ISO 9001
8 12 (6.90%) SLA
9 11 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 8 (4.60%) BS25999
11 7 (4.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (2.30%) ISO 22301
12 4 (2.30%) PMO
13 2 (1.15%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (1.15%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.75%) Nessus
2 2 (1.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.15%) WSUS
3 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.34%) Cisco
3 12 (6.90%) VMware
4 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.87%) Aruba
5 5 (2.87%) Qualys
5 5 (2.87%) Rapid7
5 5 (2.87%) SonicWALL
6 4 (2.30%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.30%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.72%) Citrix
7 3 (1.72%) Meraki
7 3 (1.72%) Sophos
7 3 (1.72%) Veeam
7 3 (1.72%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.15%) AlienVault
8 2 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.15%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.15%) Splunk