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

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 201 182
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19 +39
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 171 178 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 1.44% 1.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.96% 12.67% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 138 135 151
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +23.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,560 1,405 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.79% 11.37% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,058 1,109
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 May 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 May 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 +8 108 £52,500 +7.69% 19
Cheshire -38 25 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Lancashire +15 18 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Merseyside +4 13 £52,500 +25.62% 5
Cumbria - 5 £24,500 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 99 (57.89%) Information Security
2 70 (40.94%) CISSP
3 60 (35.09%) PCI DSS
4 50 (29.24%) CISM
5 49 (28.65%) ITIL
6 40 (23.39%) Windows
7 39 (22.81%) ISO 9001
8 38 (22.22%) CISA
9 36 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 36 (21.05%) GDPR
10 34 (19.88%) Degree
11 33 (19.30%) Risk Management
11 33 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (17.54%) Finance
13 29 (16.96%) Data Protection
14 28 (16.37%) Security Management
14 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (15.20%) Information Security Management
16 25 (14.62%) Legal
17 24 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
17 24 (14.04%) Data Security
17 24 (14.04%) Microsoft
17 24 (14.04%) Linux
18 23 (13.45%) VMware
19 21 (12.28%) Network Security
19 21 (12.28%) DevOps
20 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (11.70%) Business Continuity
21 19 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
21 19 (11.11%) Firewall

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 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.19%) IaaS
3 14 (8.19%) Office 365
4 12 (7.02%) PaaS
5 7 (4.09%) SaaS
6 6 (3.51%) GitHub
7 3 (1.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.28%) Network Security
2 19 (11.11%) Firewall
3 18 (10.53%) SAN
4 12 (7.02%) Internet
5 9 (5.26%) DNS
6 7 (4.09%) LAN
6 7 (4.09%) VoIP
6 7 (4.09%) VPN
6 7 (4.09%) WAN
7 6 (3.51%) NAS
8 5 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (2.92%) SSL
9 4 (2.34%) DHCP
9 4 (2.34%) MPLS
9 4 (2.34%) Wireless
10 3 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.75%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.75%) HTTP
10 3 (1.75%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.19%) MySQL
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.51%) GIS
3 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Subversion
2 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Ranorex
General
1 30 (17.54%) Finance
2 25 (14.62%) Legal
3 11 (6.43%) Banking
4 10 (5.85%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.85%) Law
5 7 (4.09%) Retail
6 6 (3.51%) Front Office
6 6 (3.51%) Marketing
6 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.92%) Publishing
8 4 (2.34%) Automotive
8 4 (2.34%) French Language
8 4 (2.34%) German Language
8 4 (2.34%) Japanese Language
9 3 (1.75%) Advertising
9 3 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (19.30%) Security Manager
2 23 (13.45%) Information Manager
3 22 (12.87%) Analyst
3 22 (12.87%) Information Security Manager
4 19 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 11 (6.43%) Information Security Specialist
5 11 (6.43%) Information Specialist
5 11 (6.43%) Security Analyst
5 11 (6.43%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) Security Specialist
6 9 (5.26%) Architect
6 9 (5.26%) Head of Security
6 9 (5.26%) Quality Manager
7 8 (4.68%) Information Analyst
7 8 (4.68%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (4.68%) Information Security Officer
7 8 (4.68%) Risk Manager
7 8 (4.68%) Security Architect
7 8 (4.68%) Security Officer
8 7 (4.09%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) .NET
2 4 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.75%) CSS
3 3 (1.75%) HTML
4 2 (1.17%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.17%) Web Services
5 1 (0.58%) Flash
5 1 (0.58%) LINQ
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
5 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (9.36%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.43%) Smart Energy
5 9 (5.26%) Smart Meter
6 7 (4.09%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (4.09%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.51%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.92%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.92%) User Experience
9 4 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.75%) Life Science
10 3 (1.75%) LIMS
11 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.17%) Cyberattack
11 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.39%) Windows
2 24 (14.04%) Linux
3 16 (9.36%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.19%) Unix
5 8 (4.68%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.09%) CentOS
6 7 (4.09%) Debian
7 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (57.89%) Information Security
2 49 (28.65%) ITIL
3 33 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (19.30%) Risk Management
4 29 (16.96%) Data Protection
5 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (16.37%) Security Management
6 26 (15.20%) Information Security Management
7 24 (14.04%) Data Security
7 24 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (12.28%) DevOps
9 20 (11.70%) Business Continuity
10 19 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 17 (9.94%) Project Management
13 16 (9.36%) Service Management
14 15 (8.77%) SIEM
15 14 (8.19%) Scrum
16 13 (7.60%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.43%) SQL
2 10 (5.85%) PHP
3 6 (3.51%) Perl
3 6 (3.51%) Python
3 6 (3.51%) Ruby
3 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.92%) C#
5 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.58%) C
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) Java
7 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (40.94%) CISSP
2 50 (29.24%) CISM
3 38 (22.22%) CISA
4 34 (19.88%) Degree
5 13 (7.60%) CRISC
6 7 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.51%) MCITP
7 6 (3.51%) MCTS
7 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.92%) MCSA
8 5 (2.92%) MCSE
8 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.34%) CISMP
9 4 (2.34%) SSCP
10 3 (1.75%) CEH
10 3 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.75%) CSSLP
10 3 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (35.09%) PCI DSS
2 39 (22.81%) ISO 9001
3 36 (21.05%) GDPR
4 18 (10.53%) COBIT
5 14 (8.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (7.60%) SLA
7 9 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (5.26%) ISO 22301
8 4 (2.34%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.17%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (1.17%) QA
10 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.58%) GPG13
10 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.58%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.58%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (9.94%) Active Directory
1 17 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) Snort
4 1 (0.58%) UAG
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Puppet
2 6 (3.51%) Ansible
2 6 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.75%) SCCM
4 2 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.58%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.58%) Nessus
5 1 (0.58%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.45%) VMware
3 16 (9.36%) Citrix
4 12 (7.02%) Cisco
5 7 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.92%) Forcepoint
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle
8 3 (1.75%) Darktrace
8 3 (1.75%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.75%) Meraki
8 3 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.75%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.17%) Apple
9 2 (1.17%) Dell KACE
9 2 (1.17%) HP
9 2 (1.17%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.17%) Juniper
9 2 (1.17%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.17%) SAP
9 2 (1.17%) WatchGuard