Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North of England
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 157 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 -50 +88
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 195 292 545
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.78% 1.86% 2.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.75% 15.85% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 199 262 486
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +13.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £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 North of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,164 1,842 2,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 10.60% 11.74% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1,465 2,058
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,900 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
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 the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the North of England over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in the North of England

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 North of England region over the 6 months to 3 March 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
North West +18 122 £55,000 +10.00% 28
Yorkshire -23 54 £60,000 +9.09% 8
North East +32 22 £60,000 +37.14% 8
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 North of England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 95 (48.72%) Information Security
2 58 (29.74%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (27.18%) GDPR
4 51 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (25.64%) Azure
6 45 (23.08%) CISSP
7 39 (20.00%) CISM
7 39 (20.00%) AWS
8 38 (19.49%) Microsoft
9 33 (16.92%) Security Architecture
10 32 (16.41%) DevOps
11 30 (15.38%) Firewall
12 29 (14.87%) Security Management
12 29 (14.87%) PCI DSS
13 28 (14.36%) Data Protection
14 27 (13.85%) Risk Management
14 27 (13.85%) Cyber Essentials
15 25 (12.82%) Terraform
16 24 (12.31%) Windows
17 22 (11.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 21 (10.77%) Information Security Management
18 21 (10.77%) Active Directory
18 21 (10.77%) ISO 9001
18 21 (10.77%) Network Security
19 20 (10.26%) ISMS
19 20 (10.26%) SaaS
19 20 (10.26%) ITIL
19 20 (10.26%) NIST
19 20 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
20 18 (9.23%) Data Privacy

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 8 (4.10%) Confluence
2 7 (3.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.64%) Azure
2 39 (20.00%) AWS
3 20 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (10.26%) SaaS
4 12 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (6.15%) IaaS
5 10 (5.13%) PaaS
6 9 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.10%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (4.10%) Amazon EKS
7 8 (4.10%) AWS CodePipeline
8 7 (3.59%) GCP
9 4 (2.05%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.05%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.03%) G Suite
11 2 (1.03%) Slack
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.38%) Firewall
2 21 (10.77%) Network Security
3 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.21%) VPN
5 13 (6.67%) LAN
5 13 (6.67%) WAN
6 12 (6.15%) Wireless
7 10 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.08%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (3.08%) DNS
9 2 (1.03%) DHCP
9 2 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.03%) VLAN
9 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.51%) DMZ
10 1 (0.51%) HTTP
10 1 (0.51%) Internet
10 1 (0.51%) IPsec
10 1 (0.51%) MPLS
10 1 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (4.10%) MySQL
4 3 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.64%) JIRA
3 8 (4.10%) Postman
4 7 (3.59%) JUnit
5 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.54%) Robot Framework
6 3 (1.54%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (8.72%) Finance
1 17 (8.72%) Legal
2 11 (5.64%) Law
3 10 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.54%) Marketing
4 3 (1.54%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (16.92%) Analyst
2 26 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 24 (12.31%) Security Manager
4 22 (11.28%) Security Analyst
5 20 (10.26%) Security Officer
6 17 (8.72%) Consultant
7 16 (8.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.21%) Information Officer
7 16 (8.21%) Information Security Officer
8 14 (7.18%) Developer
8 14 (7.18%) Information Manager
9 13 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
10 12 (6.15%) Architect
10 12 (6.15%) IT Analyst
10 12 (6.15%) IT Security Analyst
10 12 (6.15%) Risk Officer
11 10 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 10 (5.13%) Network Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.18%) CSS
1 14 (7.18%) HTML
2 12 (6.15%) HTML5
2 12 (6.15%) jQuery
3 11 (5.64%) .NET
4 10 (5.13%) XML
5 9 (4.62%) Node.js
5 9 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (4.10%) RESTful
7 7 (3.59%) CSS3
7 7 (3.59%) J2EE
7 7 (3.59%) JMS
7 7 (3.59%) JSON
7 7 (3.59%) JSP
7 7 (3.59%) Sass
7 7 (3.59%) Spring
8 5 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.05%) Web Services
10 3 (1.54%) EDI
10 3 (1.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.18%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.10%) Cyberattack
4 8 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.59%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.56%) User Experience
7 4 (2.05%) BYOD
7 4 (2.05%) FMCG
7 4 (2.05%) SCADA
8 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.51%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.31%) Windows
2 18 (9.23%) Linux
3 13 (6.67%) Unix
4 11 (5.64%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.10%) Android
5 8 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (48.72%) Information Security
2 58 (29.74%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.92%) Security Architecture
5 32 (16.41%) DevOps
6 29 (14.87%) Security Management
7 28 (14.36%) Data Protection
8 27 (13.85%) Risk Management
9 21 (10.77%) Information Security Management
10 20 (10.26%) ISMS
10 20 (10.26%) ITIL
11 18 (9.23%) Data Privacy
11 18 (9.23%) Incident Management
11 18 (9.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (8.72%) Threat Intelligence
13 15 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (7.18%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (7.18%) Project Management
14 14 (7.18%) Security Operations
15 13 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.69%) Java
1 15 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.64%) C#
2 11 (5.64%) SQL
3 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.62%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.62%) Python
5 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) CISSP
2 39 (20.00%) CISM
3 17 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (8.21%) CRISC
5 14 (7.18%) CISA
6 12 (6.15%) CEH
7 11 (5.64%) Degree
8 10 (5.13%) CCNP
8 10 (5.13%) DBS Check
8 10 (5.13%) JNCIP
9 9 (4.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 8 (4.10%) ISEB
10 8 (4.10%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 7 (3.59%) Security Cleared
12 6 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (2.56%) ISTQB
13 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.03%) CCNA
15 1 (0.51%) CISMP
15 1 (0.51%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (27.18%) GDPR
2 29 (14.87%) PCI DSS
3 27 (13.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (11.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 21 (10.77%) ISO 9001
6 20 (10.26%) NIST
7 11 (5.64%) NCSC
8 9 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (3.08%) QA
10 5 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (1.54%) SLA
12 2 (1.03%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.51%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.51%) MiFID
13 1 (0.51%) NIST 800
System Software
1 21 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.69%) Docker
3 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.03%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (12.82%) Terraform
2 15 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.64%) Ansible
4 10 (5.13%) FortiGate
5 6 (3.08%) Nessus
5 6 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.03%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.03%) SCCM
8 1 (0.51%) CASB
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.51%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.51%) Puppet
8 1 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.21%) Cisco
3 13 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 11 (5.64%) Fortinet
4 11 (5.64%) Juniper
5 10 (5.13%) Aruba
5 10 (5.13%) HP
5 10 (5.13%) VMware
6 9 (4.62%) Apple
7 7 (3.59%) Adobe
8 5 (2.56%) SAP
9 4 (2.05%) Google
9 4 (2.05%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.54%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.54%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.03%) Sun
12 1 (0.51%) IBM
12 1 (0.51%) IronPort
12 1 (0.51%) Splunk