Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 172 181
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 199 213 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.89% 1.70% 1.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.93% 13.47% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 166 173 164
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £64,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,539 1,581 1,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.65% 12.65% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1,217 1,066
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
Manchester -5 114 £47,750 -4.50% 19
Cheshire +66 59 £52,500 +20.00% 12
Merseyside -2 19 £53,236 -4.94% 7
Lancashire -29 5 £41,000 +7.89% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 115 (57.79%) Information Security
2 77 (38.69%) CISSP
3 63 (31.66%) CISM
4 60 (30.15%) Cybersecurity
5 58 (29.15%) GDPR
6 52 (26.13%) CISA
7 51 (25.63%) ITIL
8 48 (24.12%) Microsoft
9 44 (22.11%) VMware
9 44 (22.11%) NIST
10 41 (20.60%) PCI DSS
11 39 (19.60%) Windows
12 38 (19.10%) Cisco
12 38 (19.10%) Management Information System
13 37 (18.59%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (17.59%) Risk Management
14 35 (17.59%) SIEM
15 32 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (16.08%) DNS
15 32 (16.08%) Security Management
16 31 (15.58%) Legal
16 31 (15.58%) COBIT
17 30 (15.08%) Linux
18 29 (14.57%) DHCP
18 29 (14.57%) Security Architecture
19 27 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (13.57%) Security Operations
19 27 (13.57%) Active Directory
19 27 (13.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 25 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (8.54%) Office 365
4 10 (5.03%) SaaS
5 9 (4.52%) IaaS
5 9 (4.52%) PaaS
6 8 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Flow
7 5 (2.51%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.08%) DNS
2 29 (14.57%) DHCP
3 20 (10.05%) Firewall
4 17 (8.54%) Network Security
5 14 (7.04%) WAN
6 13 (6.53%) SAN
6 13 (6.53%) VoIP
7 12 (6.03%) IP Telephony
7 12 (6.03%) LAN
8 11 (5.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (5.53%) Wireless
9 10 (5.03%) BGP
9 10 (5.03%) Cisco IPT
9 10 (5.03%) OSPF
9 10 (5.03%) SNMP
10 9 (4.52%) SSL
10 9 (4.52%) VPN
10 9 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.02%) EIGRP
11 8 (4.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.51%) GIS
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.50%) Power BI
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.50%) ProC
General
1 31 (15.58%) Legal
2 23 (11.56%) Finance
3 16 (8.04%) Retail
4 15 (7.54%) Banking
5 10 (5.03%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.02%) Law
7 4 (2.01%) Games
7 4 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Local Government
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (22.11%) Analyst
2 40 (20.10%) Security Analyst
3 26 (13.07%) Security Engineer
4 23 (11.56%) Security Manager
5 22 (11.06%) Network Engineer
6 17 (8.54%) Architect
6 17 (8.54%) IT Engineer
6 17 (8.54%) Security Architect
7 15 (7.54%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Information Analyst
8 14 (7.04%) Information Manager
8 14 (7.04%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (7.04%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (6.03%) IT Support
10 11 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (5.53%) Head of Security
10 11 (5.53%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Operations Manager
11 10 (5.03%) IT Manager
11 10 (5.03%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.51%) LDAP
2 3 (1.51%) Web Services
3 2 (1.01%) .NET
3 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (1.01%) OAuth
3 2 (1.01%) OpenID
3 2 (1.01%) REST
3 2 (1.01%) SAML
3 2 (1.01%) SOAP
3 2 (1.01%) WCF
3 2 (1.01%) WinForms
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
4 1 (0.50%) Flash
4 1 (0.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.10%) Management Information System
2 32 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.55%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (8.04%) PKI
5 9 (4.52%) CESG
5 9 (4.52%) Cyberattack
6 6 (3.02%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.02%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.02%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.01%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.01%) Social Media
8 3 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.01%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.60%) Windows
2 30 (15.08%) Linux
3 20 (10.05%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.53%) Unix
5 10 (5.03%) HPUX
5 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.01%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.01%) CentOS
7 2 (1.01%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (57.79%) Information Security
2 60 (30.15%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (25.63%) ITIL
4 35 (17.59%) Risk Management
4 35 (17.59%) SIEM
5 32 (16.08%) Security Management
6 29 (14.57%) Security Architecture
7 27 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (13.57%) Security Operations
8 25 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (11.56%) Collaborative Working
9 23 (11.56%) OWASP
10 19 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (9.55%) Information Security Management
10 19 (9.55%) Mentoring
10 19 (9.55%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (9.05%) Data Security
11 18 (9.05%) ISMS
12 17 (8.54%) Data Protection
13 15 (7.54%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.51%) C
1 3 (1.51%) SQL
2 2 (1.01%) C#
2 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.50%) C++
3 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.50%) Perl
3 1 (0.50%) PHP
3 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (38.69%) CISSP
2 63 (31.66%) CISM
3 52 (26.13%) CISA
4 37 (18.59%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (10.55%) CCNA
6 21 (10.55%) Degree
7 19 (9.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 18 (9.05%) CRISC
8 18 (9.05%) MCSA
9 17 (8.54%) SSCP
10 15 (7.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (5.53%) CEH
11 11 (5.53%) MCP
11 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 11 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
13 9 (4.52%) CCNP
13 9 (4.52%) DBS Check
14 7 (3.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (29.15%) GDPR
2 44 (22.11%) NIST
3 41 (20.60%) PCI DSS
4 31 (15.58%) COBIT
5 27 (13.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (12.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (5.53%) ISO 22301
9 10 (5.03%) ISO 9001
9 10 (5.03%) NCSC
10 7 (3.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (3.52%) SLA
11 4 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (1.01%) COSO
12 2 (1.01%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.50%) BS7799
13 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (13.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.51%) Docker
5 4 (2.01%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.01%) vSphere
6 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.01%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.01%) QRadar
3 2 (1.01%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (1.01%) Graylog
3 2 (1.01%) Nessus
3 2 (1.01%) Nmap
3 2 (1.01%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) CASB
4 1 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 44 (22.11%) VMware
3 38 (19.10%) Cisco
4 15 (7.54%) Citrix
5 14 (7.04%) Oracle
6 11 (5.53%) Symantec
7 9 (4.52%) IBM
8 8 (4.02%) BT
8 8 (4.02%) Nimsoft
8 8 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.52%) Fortinet
9 7 (3.52%) Google
10 6 (3.02%) LogRhythm
11 5 (2.51%) AlienVault
11 5 (2.51%) Sparx
11 5 (2.51%) Zscaler
12 4 (2.01%) Apple
12 4 (2.01%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.01%) Ivanti
12 4 (2.01%) Splunk