Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 178 181
Rank change year-on-year +59 +3 +26
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 310 224 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 1.72% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.65% 14.60% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 268 168 167
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,400
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% - +4.76%

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 1,578 1,534 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.38% 11.77% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,080 1,141
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.26% -4.06% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +70 222 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Merseyside +46 35 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Cheshire -24 30 £48,750 -18.75% 8
Lancashire +5 17 £37,750 +7.86% 1
Cumbria - 4 £51,250 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 230 (74.19%) Information Security
2 180 (58.06%) CISSP
3 135 (43.55%) Windows
4 116 (37.42%) Microsoft
5 115 (37.10%) Linux
6 114 (36.77%) SIEM
7 113 (36.45%) PCI DSS
8 110 (35.48%) GDPR
9 109 (35.16%) Penetration Testing
10 94 (30.32%) Management Information System
11 92 (29.68%) Degree
11 92 (29.68%) Data Protection
12 90 (29.03%) Security Management
13 89 (28.71%) Legal
14 88 (28.39%) Finance
15 87 (28.06%) Network Security
16 82 (26.45%) VMware
17 79 (25.48%) Active Directory
18 76 (24.52%) Risk Management
18 76 (24.52%) Incident Management
19 73 (23.55%) Business Continuity
20 72 (23.23%) Disaster Recovery
21 67 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
21 67 (21.61%) Microsoft Azure
22 66 (21.29%) Cisco
23 65 (20.97%) Mentoring
24 63 (20.32%) SQL
25 62 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
25 62 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
26 59 (19.03%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.29%) IIS
3 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) nginx
5 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (13.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 67 (21.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.48%) Office 365
4 8 (2.58%) IaaS
5 6 (1.94%) GitHub
5 6 (1.94%) PaaS
6 3 (0.97%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.97%) SaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (28.06%) Network Security
2 44 (14.19%) Wi-Fi
3 37 (11.94%) Firewall
4 27 (8.71%) SAN
5 18 (5.81%) LAN
5 18 (5.81%) WAN
6 15 (4.84%) VoIP
7 12 (3.87%) DNS
8 10 (3.23%) Internet
9 9 (2.90%) DHCP
9 9 (2.90%) Wireless
10 8 (2.58%) SSL
11 7 (2.26%) VPN
12 6 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.94%) NAS
13 5 (1.61%) MPLS
13 5 (1.61%) VLAN
14 4 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.29%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.23%) MySQL
1 10 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.32%) EDMS
4 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.32%) ProC
2 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (28.71%) Legal
2 88 (28.39%) Finance
3 9 (2.90%) Retail
3 9 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.94%) Marketing
5 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.61%) Publishing
6 4 (1.29%) Automotive
6 4 (1.29%) Banking
6 4 (1.29%) Front Office
7 3 (0.97%) Back Office
7 3 (0.97%) French Language
7 3 (0.97%) German Language
7 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.97%) Japanese Language
7 3 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 110 (35.48%) Analyst
2 99 (31.94%) Security Analyst
3 91 (29.35%) Security Manager
4 76 (24.52%) Information Manager
4 76 (24.52%) Information Security Manager
5 57 (18.39%) Senior Analyst
6 52 (16.77%) Senior Security Analyst
7 51 (16.45%) IT Analyst
8 47 (15.16%) IT Security Analyst
9 45 (14.52%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 38 (12.26%) Information Analyst
10 38 (12.26%) Information Security Analyst
11 24 (7.74%) IT Manager
12 12 (3.87%) IT Security Manager
12 12 (3.87%) Security Specialist
13 11 (3.55%) Architect
13 11 (3.55%) Information Security Specialist
13 11 (3.55%) Information Specialist
13 11 (3.55%) Security Architect
14 10 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.58%) .NET
2 5 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.29%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.29%) OAuth
3 4 (1.29%) SAML
4 2 (0.65%) OpenID
4 2 (0.65%) REST
4 2 (0.65%) SOAP
5 1 (0.32%) LAMP
5 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.32%) LINQ
5 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.32%) RESTful
5 1 (0.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (30.32%) Management Information System
2 47 (15.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 23 (7.42%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.87%) CESG
6 7 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.26%) Smart Energy
6 7 (2.26%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.61%) Clustering
8 5 (1.61%) Cyberattack
8 5 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.61%) Life Science
8 5 (1.61%) LIMS
9 4 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.97%) User Experience
11 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (43.55%) Windows
2 115 (37.10%) Linux
3 22 (7.10%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.90%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.58%) Unix
5 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.26%) CentOS
7 6 (1.94%) Debian
8 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (74.19%) Information Security
2 114 (36.77%) SIEM
3 109 (35.16%) Penetration Testing
4 92 (29.68%) Data Protection
5 90 (29.03%) Security Management
6 76 (24.52%) Incident Management
6 76 (24.52%) Risk Management
7 73 (23.55%) Business Continuity
8 72 (23.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 65 (20.97%) Mentoring
10 62 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
10 62 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 59 (19.03%) Due Diligence
12 56 (18.06%) OWASP
13 51 (16.45%) ITIL
14 49 (15.81%) Data Loss Prevention
14 49 (15.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 49 (15.81%) Web Development
15 42 (13.55%) Scenario Testing
15 42 (13.55%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (20.32%) SQL
2 9 (2.90%) Python
3 8 (2.58%) PHP
4 7 (2.26%) Perl
4 7 (2.26%) Ruby
4 7 (2.26%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.94%) C#
6 5 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.97%) C++
8 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.65%) Java
9 1 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 180 (58.06%) CISSP
2 92 (29.68%) Degree
3 59 (19.03%) CREST Certified
4 58 (18.71%) CISA
5 54 (17.42%) CISM
6 51 (16.45%) SANS
7 45 (14.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 45 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.26%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.94%) CEH
10 6 (1.94%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.61%) CRISC
11 5 (1.61%) MCITP
11 5 (1.61%) MCSE
11 5 (1.61%) SSCP
12 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (36.45%) PCI DSS
2 110 (35.48%) GDPR
3 33 (10.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (9.03%) ISO 9001
5 11 (3.55%) COBIT
6 10 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (2.90%) ISO 22301
8 8 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (2.58%) SLA
9 6 (1.94%) Data Quality
10 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.97%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.97%) QA
12 2 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 79 (25.48%) Active Directory
2 67 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.90%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.97%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Docker
7 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.58%) Puppet
2 7 (2.26%) Ansible
3 5 (1.61%) Nagios
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.65%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.32%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.32%) Rancher
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 82 (26.45%) VMware
3 66 (21.29%) Cisco
4 17 (5.48%) Citrix
5 8 (2.58%) Darktrace
6 7 (2.26%) HP
7 6 (1.94%) Apple
7 6 (1.94%) Ivanti
7 6 (1.94%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (1.94%) Oracle
7 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.61%) Dell
8 5 (1.61%) Forcepoint
8 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.29%) Digital Shadows
9 4 (1.29%) IBM
9 4 (1.29%) Juniper
10 3 (0.97%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.97%) Veeam