Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 175 186
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 +59
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 216 214 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 1.71% 1.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.98% 13.99% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 168 177 147
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £71,125 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1664 1530 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.56% 12.24% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1176 1373
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -41 120 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Cheshire -13 46 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Lancashire +18 30 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Merseyside +13 7 £42,500 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 148 (68.52%) Information Security
2 104 (48.15%) CISSP
3 99 (45.83%) CISM
4 85 (39.35%) PCI DSS
5 75 (34.72%) CISA
6 53 (24.54%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (22.22%) GDPR
8 47 (21.76%) Penetration Testing
9 43 (19.91%) Project Management
10 37 (17.13%) CRISC
11 36 (16.67%) Degree
12 35 (16.20%) Data Protection
13 33 (15.28%) Windows
14 32 (14.81%) ITIL
15 31 (14.35%) Risk Management
16 30 (13.89%) Data Security
17 29 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (12.96%) Security Management
19 27 (12.50%) Legal
20 26 (12.04%) Finance
21 24 (11.11%) Microsoft
21 24 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
22 23 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (10.65%) ISO 9001
23 22 (10.19%) Information Security Management
23 22 (10.19%) Management Information System
24 21 (9.72%) SIEM
24 21 (9.72%) Analytics
25 20 (9.26%) Data Analytics
25 20 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis

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 11 (5.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) Liferay
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (6.48%) Office 365
2 13 (6.02%) SaaS
3 4 (1.85%) IaaS
3 4 (1.85%) PaaS
4 3 (1.39%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.26%) Internet
2 14 (6.48%) Firewall
3 12 (5.56%) Network Security
4 11 (5.09%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.63%) DNS
6 8 (3.70%) DHCP
7 7 (3.24%) LAN
7 7 (3.24%) VoIP
7 7 (3.24%) WAN
8 5 (2.31%) MPLS
9 4 (1.85%) VPN
10 3 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.39%) SAN
11 2 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.93%) VLAN
12 1 (0.46%) NAS
12 1 (0.46%) Skype
12 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.31%) GIS
3 5 (2.31%) MySQL
4 4 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.85%) Power BI
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 27 (12.50%) Legal
2 26 (12.04%) Finance
3 17 (7.87%) Retail
4 11 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.63%) Front Office
6 9 (4.17%) Marketing
7 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 7 (3.24%) Banking
9 6 (2.78%) Games
10 5 (2.31%) Law
11 3 (1.39%) Automotive
11 3 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.39%) French Language
11 3 (1.39%) German Language
11 3 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.39%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.93%) Advertising
12 2 (0.93%) Billing
12 2 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 51 (23.61%) Analyst
3 38 (17.59%) Security Analyst
4 37 (17.13%) Information Security Manager
5 33 (15.28%) Information Manager
6 31 (14.35%) Information Analyst
6 31 (14.35%) Information Security Analyst
7 20 (9.26%) Consultant
8 17 (7.87%) CISSP Manager
9 15 (6.94%) IT Manager
10 14 (6.48%) Business Manager
10 14 (6.48%) Development Manager
10 14 (6.48%) Security Consultant
11 13 (6.02%) Business Development Manager
12 12 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
12 12 (5.56%) Information Specialist
12 12 (5.56%) Security Specialist
13 10 (4.63%) Information Security Officer
13 10 (4.63%) IT Security Manager
13 10 (4.63%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) .NET
2 2 (0.93%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) jQuery
3 1 (0.46%) LAMP
3 1 (0.46%) LINQ
3 1 (0.46%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.87%) Smart Meter
4 14 (6.48%) Smart Energy
5 9 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.24%) Replication
8 6 (2.78%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.31%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.85%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.39%) Contactless
11 3 (1.39%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.39%) PKI
11 3 (1.39%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.39%) Wiki
12 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.28%) Windows
2 14 (6.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.63%) Unix
4 8 (3.70%) Linux
5 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) CentOS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (68.52%) Information Security
2 53 (24.54%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (21.76%) Penetration Testing
4 43 (19.91%) Project Management
5 35 (16.20%) Data Protection
6 32 (14.81%) ITIL
7 31 (14.35%) Risk Management
8 30 (13.89%) Data Security
9 29 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (12.96%) Security Management
11 24 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (10.19%) Information Security Management
13 21 (9.72%) Analytics
13 21 (9.72%) SIEM
14 20 (9.26%) Data Analytics
14 20 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (7.87%) Coaching
16 16 (7.41%) Business Development
16 16 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.02%) SQL
2 8 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.31%) C
4 4 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.85%) Perl
4 4 (1.85%) PHP
4 4 (1.85%) Python
5 3 (1.39%) C#
6 2 (0.93%) ABAP
6 2 (0.93%) Java
6 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 104 (48.15%) CISSP
2 99 (45.83%) CISM
3 75 (34.72%) CISA
4 37 (17.13%) CRISC
5 36 (16.67%) Degree
6 15 (6.94%) SANS
7 13 (6.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 12 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (4.63%) CCNA
10 8 (3.70%) CISMP
11 7 (3.24%) CREST Certified
12 6 (2.78%) Master's Degree
13 5 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (1.85%) CEH
14 4 (1.85%) MCSA
14 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.85%) OSCP
14 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.85%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (39.35%) PCI DSS
2 48 (22.22%) GDPR
3 23 (10.65%) ISO 9001
4 16 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (6.48%) ISO 22301
5 14 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (6.02%) SLA
7 11 (5.09%) ISO 14001
8 10 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (2.31%) QA
10 3 (1.39%) COBIT
10 3 (1.39%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.93%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.46%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.46%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.39%) Snort
6 2 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.39%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.46%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 24 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.33%) Cisco
3 15 (6.94%) VMware
4 8 (3.70%) Oracle
5 7 (3.24%) Citrix
6 6 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.78%) Veeam
7 5 (2.31%) Google
7 5 (2.31%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.85%) Splunk
9 3 (1.39%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.39%) McAfee
9 3 (1.39%) NetWitness
9 3 (1.39%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.39%) Symantec
9 3 (1.39%) Trend Micro
10 2 (0.93%) arcserve
10 2 (0.93%) HP
10 2 (0.93%) NetIQ
10 2 (0.93%) Sophos