Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 87 180
Rank change year-on-year -79 +93 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 167 386 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.67% 3.32% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.37% 23.44% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 142 340 167
North West median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.50% - -
10th Percentile £35,800 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,562 £63,750 £69,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 1,249 1,647 1,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.50% 14.18% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1,276 1,166
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,300 £25,875 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 -91 99 £50,000 - 26
Cheshire +31 43 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Lancashire -4 16 £44,000 +35.38% 1
Merseyside -26 9 £47,500 +3.26% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 90 (53.89%) Information Security
2 59 (35.33%) Cybersecurity
3 57 (34.13%) GDPR
3 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
4 53 (31.74%) CISSP
5 51 (30.54%) ITIL
6 48 (28.74%) NIST
7 43 (25.75%) Security Management
8 39 (23.35%) CISA
8 39 (23.35%) CISM
9 38 (22.75%) PCI DSS
10 36 (21.56%) COBIT
11 35 (20.96%) VMware
11 35 (20.96%) Management Information System
12 33 (19.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 32 (19.16%) Manufacturing
14 31 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (17.37%) Finance
15 29 (17.37%) Cisco
15 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (17.37%) SIEM
16 27 (16.17%) Azure
16 27 (16.17%) Self-Motivation
17 26 (15.57%) Retail
17 26 (15.57%) Degree
18 25 (14.97%) Mentoring
18 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (13.77%) Legal
19 23 (13.77%) ISMS
20 22 (13.17%) Information Security Management

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 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.99%) IIS
3 4 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.60%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.17%) Azure
2 14 (8.38%) AWS
3 13 (7.78%) PaaS
4 12 (7.19%) Office 365
4 12 (7.19%) SaaS
5 11 (6.59%) IaaS
6 4 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.40%) GCP
6 4 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.80%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Flow
7 3 (1.80%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.60%) G Suite
9 1 (0.60%) GitHub
9 1 (0.60%) Serverless
9 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) Firewall
1 18 (10.78%) IP Telephony
2 17 (10.18%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (4.79%) DHCP
3 8 (4.79%) DNS
3 8 (4.79%) Network Security
4 7 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.59%) Internet
5 6 (3.59%) MPLS
5 6 (3.59%) VPN
6 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.40%) LAN
7 4 (2.40%) WAN
8 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.80%) VLAN
8 3 (1.80%) VoIP
8 3 (1.80%) Wireless
9 2 (1.20%) BGP
9 2 (1.20%) Junos
9 2 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.20%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.20%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) Power BI
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (5.99%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.80%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (19.16%) Manufacturing
2 29 (17.37%) Finance
3 26 (15.57%) Retail
4 23 (13.77%) Legal
5 11 (6.59%) Marketing
6 9 (5.39%) Banking
7 6 (3.59%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.40%) Games
8 4 (2.40%) Law
9 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (18.56%) Analyst
2 24 (14.37%) Security Analyst
3 21 (12.57%) Security Engineer
4 18 (10.78%) IT Manager
4 18 (10.78%) Operations Manager
5 17 (10.18%) Security Manager
6 16 (9.58%) IT Operations Manager
7 12 (7.19%) Head of Security
8 11 (6.59%) Information Analyst
8 11 (6.59%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Information Manager
9 10 (5.99%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (5.99%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.39%) IT Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Head of Information
11 8 (4.79%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) .NET
2 10 (5.99%) .NET Framework
2 10 (5.99%) ADO.NET
2 10 (5.99%) AngularJS
2 10 (5.99%) CSS
2 10 (5.99%) CSS3
2 10 (5.99%) Entity Framework
2 10 (5.99%) HTML
2 10 (5.99%) HTML5
2 10 (5.99%) jQuery
2 10 (5.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (5.99%) WinForms
3 5 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.60%) Flash
4 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.96%) Management Information System
2 27 (16.17%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.39%) Cyberattack
6 8 (4.79%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.99%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.80%) CESG
8 3 (1.80%) NHS
8 3 (1.80%) PKI
8 3 (1.80%) PMI
9 2 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.78%) Unix
1 18 (10.78%) Windows
2 17 (10.18%) HPUX
2 17 (10.18%) Linux
3 10 (5.99%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.80%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (53.89%) Information Security
2 59 (35.33%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (30.54%) ITIL
4 43 (25.75%) Security Management
5 31 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (17.37%) SIEM
7 25 (14.97%) Mentoring
8 23 (13.77%) ISMS
9 22 (13.17%) Information Security Management
10 21 (12.57%) Internal Audit
10 21 (12.57%) Service Management
11 20 (11.98%) Risk Management
12 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (9.58%) Data Security
13 16 (9.58%) Matrix Organization
13 16 (9.58%) Migration
13 16 (9.58%) Operations Management
13 16 (9.58%) Security Operations
14 15 (8.98%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.59%) JavaScript
2 10 (5.99%) C#
2 10 (5.99%) VB
2 10 (5.99%) VB.NET
2 10 (5.99%) VB6
3 7 (4.19%) C
4 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.80%) Python
4 3 (1.80%) SQL
5 2 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) Perl
6 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (31.74%) CISSP
2 39 (23.35%) CISA
2 39 (23.35%) CISM
3 26 (15.57%) Degree
4 21 (12.57%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (10.18%) CRISC
7 14 (8.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (5.99%) CCNA
9 8 (4.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (4.79%) MCSA
9 8 (4.79%) Security Cleared
9 8 (4.79%) SSCP
10 7 (4.19%) MCSE
11 6 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (2.99%) CEH
12 5 (2.99%) CREST Certified
12 5 (2.99%) GIAC
12 5 (2.99%) SANS
13 4 (2.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (34.13%) GDPR
2 48 (28.74%) NIST
3 38 (22.75%) PCI DSS
4 36 (21.56%) COBIT
5 33 (19.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (9.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (7.19%) ISO 22301
8 8 (4.79%) NCSC
9 6 (3.59%) ISO 9001
9 6 (3.59%) SLA
10 5 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (2.40%) COSO
12 3 (1.80%) ISO 31000
13 2 (1.20%) ISO 14001
13 2 (1.20%) ITGC
14 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.40%) CASB
3 3 (1.80%) Ansible
4 2 (1.20%) Nessus
4 2 (1.20%) Nmap
4 2 (1.20%) OpenVAS
4 2 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) QRadar
Vendors
1 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.96%) VMware
3 29 (17.37%) Cisco
4 21 (12.57%) Oracle
5 19 (11.38%) Citrix
6 13 (7.78%) Fortinet
7 11 (6.59%) Symantec
8 10 (5.99%) Xamarin
9 5 (2.99%) Google
9 5 (2.99%) Sparx
9 5 (2.99%) Zscaler
10 4 (2.40%) Apple
10 4 (2.40%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.80%) AlienVault
11 3 (1.80%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.20%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.20%) Databricks
12 2 (1.20%) Meraki
12 2 (1.20%) Splunk