Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 185 204
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 +81
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 220 195 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.72% 1.60% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.99% 13.25% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 169 172 151
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £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 1573 1472 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.30% 12.09% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1159 1374
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -14 131 £54,000 +8.00% 8
Cheshire -1 49 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Lancashire +19 26 £35,000 -33.33%
Merseyside +3 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 142 (64.55%) Information Security
2 103 (46.82%) CISSP
3 99 (45.00%) CISM
4 88 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 78 (35.45%) CISA
6 50 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
7 49 (22.27%) Penetration Testing
8 40 (18.18%) GDPR
9 38 (17.27%) CRISC
9 38 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (17.27%) Project Management
10 36 (16.36%) Degree
11 32 (14.55%) Risk Management
12 31 (14.09%) Finance
12 31 (14.09%) ITIL
12 31 (14.09%) Data Protection
13 30 (13.64%) Security Management
14 28 (12.73%) Legal
14 28 (12.73%) Windows
15 27 (12.27%) Internet
16 26 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (11.36%) ISO 9001
18 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
18 24 (10.91%) Management Information System
18 24 (10.91%) Data Security
18 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (9.55%) Data Analytics
19 21 (9.55%) Analytics
20 20 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
20 20 (9.09%) VMware

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 12 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
5 2 (0.91%) Apache
5 2 (0.91%) CMS
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.45%) Liferay
6 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.18%) SaaS
2 14 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.45%) Office 365
4 11 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.73%) IaaS
6 4 (1.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.27%) Internet
2 18 (8.18%) Firewall
3 12 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.00%) DNS
5 8 (3.64%) DHCP
5 8 (3.64%) Network Security
5 8 (3.64%) VoIP
6 7 (3.18%) LAN
6 7 (3.18%) WAN
7 5 (2.27%) MPLS
8 4 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.36%) SAN
9 3 (1.36%) VPN
10 2 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.91%) VLAN
10 2 (0.91%) Wireless
11 1 (0.45%) NAS
11 1 (0.45%) Skype
11 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) MySQL
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.82%) Power BI
3 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.91%) Big Data
4 2 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.91%) GIS
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 31 (14.09%) Finance
2 28 (12.73%) Legal
3 16 (7.27%) Retail
4 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.18%) Banking
6 7 (3.18%) Marketing
7 5 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.82%) Games
8 4 (1.82%) Law
9 3 (1.36%) Automotive
9 3 (1.36%) Billing
9 3 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.36%) French Language
9 3 (1.36%) German Language
9 3 (1.36%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.91%) Advertising
10 2 (0.91%) Electronics
10 2 (0.91%) Front Office
10 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (25.00%) Analyst
2 52 (23.64%) Security Manager
3 42 (19.09%) Security Analyst
4 33 (15.00%) Information Analyst
4 33 (15.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 33 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
5 30 (13.64%) Information Manager
6 19 (8.64%) Consultant
7 18 (8.18%) Development Manager
8 17 (7.73%) Business Development Manager
8 17 (7.73%) Business Manager
9 16 (7.27%) IT Manager
10 15 (6.82%) CISSP Manager
10 15 (6.82%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.45%) IT Security Manager
12 11 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
12 11 (5.00%) Information Specialist
12 11 (5.00%) Security Specialist
13 10 (4.55%) IT Analyst
14 9 (4.09%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.91%) CSS
2 2 (0.91%) Entity Framework
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
2 2 (0.91%) jQuery
2 2 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.45%) LAMP
3 1 (0.45%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.73%) Smart Meter
3 14 (6.36%) Smart Energy
4 9 (4.09%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (4.09%) Internet of Things
5 8 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.64%) Replication
6 7 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.27%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.82%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.36%) Contactless
9 3 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.36%) PKI
9 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.36%) Wiki
10 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.73%) Windows
2 11 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.09%) Linux
4 7 (3.18%) Unix
5 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (64.55%) Information Security
2 50 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (22.27%) Penetration Testing
4 38 (17.27%) Project Management
4 38 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (14.55%) Risk Management
6 31 (14.09%) Data Protection
6 31 (14.09%) ITIL
7 30 (13.64%) Security Management
8 26 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (10.91%) Data Security
10 21 (9.55%) Analytics
10 21 (9.55%) Data Analytics
11 20 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (8.64%) Business Development
12 19 (8.64%) Information Security Management
13 18 (8.18%) Coaching
13 18 (8.18%) Matrix Organization
13 18 (8.18%) SIEM
14 17 (7.73%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.45%) SQL
2 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.82%) C#
3 4 (1.82%) Perl
3 4 (1.82%) PHP
3 4 (1.82%) Python
4 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.91%) C
5 2 (0.91%) Java
5 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 103 (46.82%) CISSP
2 99 (45.00%) CISM
3 78 (35.45%) CISA
4 38 (17.27%) CRISC
5 36 (16.36%) Degree
6 17 (7.73%) SANS
7 16 (7.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 13 (5.91%) CISMP
9 12 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (3.64%) CCNA
11 7 (3.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 6 (2.73%) CREST Certified
12 6 (2.73%) Master's Degree
13 5 (2.27%) CEH
13 5 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (2.27%) OSCP
13 5 (2.27%) Tigerscheme
14 4 (1.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (1.82%) MCSA
14 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 40 (18.18%) GDPR
3 25 (11.36%) ISO 9001
4 15 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (6.82%) ISO 22301
5 13 (5.91%) ISO 14001
5 13 (5.91%) SLA
6 11 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (2.27%) QA
9 3 (1.36%) COBIT
9 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.36%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) NFS
6 1 (0.45%) Snort
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.36%) vCenter Server
2 3 (1.36%) WSUS
3 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.09%) VMware
3 19 (8.64%) Cisco
4 6 (2.73%) CheckPoint
4 6 (2.73%) Citrix
4 6 (2.73%) Oracle
4 6 (2.73%) Veeam
5 5 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.36%) HP
6 3 (1.36%) Juniper
6 3 (1.36%) NetApp
6 3 (1.36%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (1.36%) Symantec
7 2 (0.91%) arcserve
7 2 (0.91%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.91%) Sophos
7 2 (0.91%) Splunk
8 1 (0.45%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.45%) NetWitness
8 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds