Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 133 198
Rank change year-on-year +6 +65 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 148 246 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.29% 2.41% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.43% 15.96% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 116 214 139
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,313 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,562 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,138 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% -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 803 1,541 1,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.41% 15.13% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 605 1,018 1,145
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,200 £25,425 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +6 89 £53,700 +11.87% 11
Lancashire +60 29 £44,000 +1.15% 1
Cheshire +2 18 £45,000 -5.14% 1
Merseyside +5 7 £62,500 +21.08%
Cumbria - 3 £55,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 66 (44.59%) Information Security
2 51 (34.46%) PCI DSS
3 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
4 49 (33.11%) GDPR
5 48 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (31.08%) CISSP
7 43 (29.05%) Azure
8 35 (23.65%) SQL Server
8 35 (23.65%) CISM
9 32 (21.62%) CISA
10 31 (20.95%) Risk Management
11 30 (20.27%) Firewall
11 30 (20.27%) Degree
11 30 (20.27%) NIST
12 29 (19.59%) Active Directory
13 24 (16.22%) Finance
13 24 (16.22%) PaaS
14 23 (15.54%) Retail
15 21 (14.19%) IaaS
16 20 (13.51%) Data Security
16 20 (13.51%) VPN
16 20 (13.51%) C#
16 20 (13.51%) Windows
17 19 (12.84%) .NET
17 19 (12.84%) Greenfield Project
17 19 (12.84%) Self-Motivation
18 17 (11.49%) Computer Science
18 17 (11.49%) Migration
19 16 (10.81%) Manufacturing
19 16 (10.81%) WinForms

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 16 (10.81%) IIS
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 43 (29.05%) Azure
2 24 (16.22%) PaaS
3 21 (14.19%) IaaS
4 12 (8.11%) Office 365
5 9 (6.08%) AWS
5 9 (6.08%) SaaS
6 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) GCP
7 1 (0.68%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.68%) Serverless
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.27%) Firewall
2 20 (13.51%) VPN
3 14 (9.46%) MPLS
4 9 (6.08%) Network Security
5 7 (4.73%) LAN
5 7 (4.73%) SAN
5 7 (4.73%) WAN
6 6 (4.05%) HTTP
6 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.05%) Wireshark
7 5 (3.38%) BGP
7 5 (3.38%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (3.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.38%) OSPF
7 5 (3.38%) VLAN
7 5 (3.38%) VXLAN
7 5 (3.38%) Wireless
8 4 (2.70%) VoIP
9 2 (1.35%) NAS
10 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
General
1 24 (16.22%) Finance
2 23 (15.54%) Retail
3 16 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.38%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Games
6 3 (2.03%) Law
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
6 3 (2.03%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.35%) Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Police
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 25 (16.89%) Analyst
2 20 (13.51%) Architect
2 20 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 19 (12.84%) Security Manager
4 18 (12.16%) Security Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Developer
6 16 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 16 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
6 16 (10.81%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Information Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (6.76%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Information Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (4.73%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.84%) .NET
2 16 (10.81%) .NET Framework
2 16 (10.81%) ADO.NET
2 16 (10.81%) AngularJS
2 16 (10.81%) CSS
2 16 (10.81%) CSS3
2 16 (10.81%) Entity Framework
2 16 (10.81%) HTML
2 16 (10.81%) HTML5
2 16 (10.81%) jQuery
2 16 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 16 (10.81%) WinForms
3 3 (2.03%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.68%) OAuth
4 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Greenfield Project
1 19 (12.84%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.05%) Social Media
4 5 (3.38%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.70%) Cyberattack
5 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.70%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.03%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.03%) Life Science
6 3 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.03%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.35%) BBC
7 2 (1.35%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.51%) Windows
2 11 (7.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.08%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.05%) Linux
4 6 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.35%) Unix
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.59%) Information Security
2 48 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (20.95%) Risk Management
4 20 (13.51%) Data Security
5 17 (11.49%) Computer Science
5 17 (11.49%) Migration
6 16 (10.81%) Data Protection
6 16 (10.81%) ITIL
6 16 (10.81%) Security Architecture
6 16 (10.81%) Web Development
7 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (8.78%) IT Strategy
8 13 (8.78%) Security Management
9 12 (8.11%) Data Management
9 12 (8.11%) Security Operations
10 11 (7.43%) Internal Audit
10 11 (7.43%) SIEM
11 10 (6.76%) ISMS
12 9 (6.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.51%) C#
2 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 16 (10.81%) VB
2 16 (10.81%) VB.NET
2 16 (10.81%) VB6
3 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (31.08%) CISSP
2 35 (23.65%) CISM
3 32 (21.62%) CISA
4 30 (20.27%) Degree
5 12 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.76%) MCSE
6 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (4.73%) CRISC
8 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.05%) CCNA
10 5 (3.38%) CEH
10 5 (3.38%) PCI QSA
11 4 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (2.70%) CCNP
11 4 (2.70%) CCSP
11 4 (2.70%) MCP
11 4 (2.70%) MCSA
11 4 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (34.46%) PCI DSS
2 49 (33.11%) GDPR
3 30 (20.27%) NIST
4 13 (8.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (8.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (6.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (4.05%) NCSC
7 5 (3.38%) SLA
8 4 (2.70%) COBIT
8 4 (2.70%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.35%) ISO 31000
9 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 2 (1.35%) NIST 800
9 2 (1.35%) QA
10 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.68%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) XenApp
3 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) MobiControl
2 1 (0.68%) CASB
2 1 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.81%) Xamarin
3 7 (4.73%) Fortinet
4 6 (4.05%) VMware
5 5 (3.38%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco
5 5 (3.38%) Hitachi
5 5 (3.38%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.70%) Citrix
7 3 (2.03%) Capita
8 2 (1.35%) CommVault
8 2 (1.35%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.35%) Sonus
9 1 (0.68%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.68%) Apple
9 1 (0.68%) Google
9 1 (0.68%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.68%) SOTI
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec
9 1 (0.68%) Wyse