Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 72 214
Rank change year-on-year -95 +142 -28
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 143 435 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 4.15% 1.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.42% 27.80% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 112 398 131
North West median annual salary £47,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.50% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,625 £70,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% -0.90% +0.91%

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 992 1,565 1,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.28% 14.95% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 747 1,217 1,193
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,550 £26,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £70,102 £70,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -101 81 £50,000 - 18
Cheshire +15 32 £55,000 - 9
Lancashire +6 25 £44,000 +25.71% 3
Merseyside -14 4 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Cumbria -20 1 £60,000 +14.29%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 73 (51.05%) Information Security
2 65 (45.45%) GDPR
3 53 (37.06%) Microsoft
4 46 (32.17%) CISSP
5 43 (30.07%) Azure
6 42 (29.37%) PCI DSS
7 38 (26.57%) Cybersecurity
8 36 (25.17%) Retail
8 36 (25.17%) Degree
9 35 (24.48%) CISM
10 33 (23.08%) Manufacturing
11 30 (20.98%) Finance
12 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
12 29 (20.28%) SIEM
12 29 (20.28%) NIST
13 27 (18.88%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (18.88%) ITIL
14 26 (18.18%) CISA
15 25 (17.48%) Data Security
16 24 (16.78%) Security Management
17 23 (16.08%) Management Information System
17 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (16.08%) .NET
18 22 (15.38%) C#
19 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
19 21 (14.69%) Migration
19 21 (14.69%) Computer Science
19 21 (14.69%) Greenfield Project
20 20 (13.99%) Xamarin
20 20 (13.99%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 9 (6.29%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 43 (30.07%) Azure
2 13 (9.09%) AWS
3 12 (8.39%) Office 365
4 11 (7.69%) PaaS
5 9 (6.29%) IaaS
6 7 (4.90%) SaaS
7 6 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (4.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (3.50%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 5 (3.50%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (3.50%) GCP
9 2 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.40%) Serverless
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.70%) GitHub
10 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.59%) Firewall
2 12 (8.39%) Network Security
3 8 (5.59%) Internet
3 8 (5.59%) IP Telephony
4 7 (4.90%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (4.90%) MPLS
5 5 (3.50%) DNS
5 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.50%) VPN
6 4 (2.80%) DHCP
7 3 (2.10%) LAN
7 3 (2.10%) VLAN
7 3 (2.10%) WAN
8 2 (1.40%) BGP
8 2 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.40%) HTTP
8 2 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.40%) SMTP
8 2 (1.40%) Wireless
8 2 (1.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.40%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.70%) GIS
4 1 (0.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.40%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 36 (25.17%) Retail
2 33 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 30 (20.98%) Finance
4 11 (7.69%) Marketing
5 8 (5.59%) Legal
6 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.20%) Law
7 6 (4.20%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.40%) Automotive
8 2 (1.40%) Electronics
8 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (16.78%) Analyst
2 21 (14.69%) Developer
2 21 (14.69%) Security Engineer
3 20 (13.99%) Senior Developer
3 20 (13.99%) Senior Software Developer
3 20 (13.99%) Software Developer
4 19 (13.29%) Security Analyst
5 18 (12.59%) Security Manager
6 13 (9.09%) IT Manager
7 12 (8.39%) Information Manager
7 12 (8.39%) Information Security Manager
8 11 (7.69%) Information Analyst
8 11 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (6.99%) Consultant
10 8 (5.59%) Architect
10 8 (5.59%) Head of Security
11 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.90%) IT Operations Manager
11 7 (4.90%) Operations Manager
11 7 (4.90%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.08%) .NET
2 20 (13.99%) .NET Framework
2 20 (13.99%) ADO.NET
2 20 (13.99%) AngularJS
2 20 (13.99%) CSS
2 20 (13.99%) CSS3
2 20 (13.99%) Entity Framework
2 20 (13.99%) HTML
2 20 (13.99%) HTML5
2 20 (13.99%) jQuery
2 20 (13.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 20 (13.99%) WinForms
3 7 (4.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) LDAP
4 1 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (16.08%) Management Information System
3 21 (14.69%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.20%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.50%) CESG
8 4 (2.80%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.10%) PMI
10 2 (1.40%) NHS
10 2 (1.40%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.70%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.70%) Social Media
11 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.19%) Linux
2 14 (9.79%) Windows
3 9 (6.29%) Unix
4 7 (4.90%) HPUX
4 7 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.05%) Information Security
2 38 (26.57%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (20.28%) SIEM
4 27 (18.88%) ITIL
5 25 (17.48%) Data Security
6 24 (16.78%) Security Management
7 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (14.69%) Computer Science
8 21 (14.69%) Migration
9 20 (13.99%) ISMS
9 20 (13.99%) Web Development
10 19 (13.29%) Mentoring
11 16 (11.19%) Internal Audit
12 15 (10.49%) Data Protection
12 15 (10.49%) Risk Management
13 13 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.09%) Service Management
14 12 (8.39%) Information Security Management
15 11 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.38%) C#
2 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.99%) VB
3 20 (13.99%) VB.NET
3 20 (13.99%) VB6
4 5 (3.50%) C
5 4 (2.80%) SQL
6 3 (2.10%) Python
7 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.70%) Java
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (32.17%) CISSP
2 36 (25.17%) Degree
3 35 (24.48%) CISM
4 26 (18.18%) CISA
5 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (7.69%) CCNA
8 10 (6.99%) CRISC
8 10 (6.99%) MCSE
9 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
10 8 (5.59%) MCSA
11 7 (4.90%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (4.90%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (4.90%) MCTS
11 7 (4.90%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (3.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 4 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (2.80%) GIAC
13 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (45.45%) GDPR
2 42 (29.37%) PCI DSS
3 29 (20.28%) NIST
4 12 (8.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (7.69%) COBIT
5 11 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (7.69%) ISO 22301
6 7 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (4.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (3.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (3.50%) ISO 31000
9 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (1.40%) COSO
10 2 (1.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.40%) ISO 14001
10 2 (1.40%) ITGC
10 2 (1.40%) RMADS
11 1 (0.70%) Basel II
11 1 (0.70%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) Firmware
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.50%) CASB
3 2 (1.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.70%) Nessus
4 1 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.70%) Nmap
4 1 (0.70%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.99%) Xamarin
3 18 (12.59%) VMware
4 12 (8.39%) Cisco
5 10 (6.99%) Fortinet
6 9 (6.29%) Oracle
6 9 (6.29%) Symantec
7 7 (4.90%) Citrix
8 5 (3.50%) Google
9 4 (2.80%) Apple
10 3 (2.10%) SAP
11 2 (1.40%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.40%) Databricks
11 2 (1.40%) Juniper
11 2 (1.40%) McAfee
11 2 (1.40%) Meraki
11 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.70%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.70%) Ubiquiti