Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 172 175
Rank change year-on-year +84 +3 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 388 217 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.30% 1.63% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.40% 13.25% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 341 169 177
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 1,658 1,638 1,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.11% 12.32% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,286 1,177 1,162
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +106 293 £50,000 -5.66% 37
Merseyside +52 43 £46,000 +8.24% 2
Cheshire +9 35 £50,000 +13.64% 9
Lancashire -10 13 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Cumbria - 2 £52,500 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 312 (80.41%) Information Security
2 246 (63.40%) CISSP
3 200 (51.55%) Windows
4 179 (46.13%) Linux
5 176 (45.36%) Penetration Testing
6 175 (45.10%) SIEM
7 170 (43.81%) Microsoft
8 155 (39.95%) GDPR
9 151 (38.92%) PCI DSS
10 139 (35.82%) Management Information System
11 138 (35.57%) Finance
12 134 (34.54%) Data Protection
13 127 (32.73%) Legal
14 126 (32.47%) Network Security
15 119 (30.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 119 (30.67%) VMware
16 118 (30.41%) Security Management
17 116 (29.90%) Business Continuity
18 114 (29.38%) Incident Management
19 113 (29.12%) Degree
20 106 (27.32%) Active Directory
20 106 (27.32%) CREST Certified
21 104 (26.80%) Risk Management
22 103 (26.55%) VMware Infrastructure
23 102 (26.29%) Due Diligence
24 101 (26.03%) Risk Analysis
24 101 (26.03%) Vulnerability Management
25 100 (25.77%) Cisco
26 97 (25.00%) SQL
27 90 (23.20%) Mentoring

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 (3.09%) IIS
1 12 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.55%) CMS
3 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.26%) JBoss
4 1 (0.26%) nginx
4 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (20.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.93%) Office 365
4 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 126 (32.47%) Network Security
2 80 (20.62%) Wi-Fi
3 33 (8.51%) Firewall
4 20 (5.15%) SAN
5 16 (4.12%) LAN
5 16 (4.12%) VoIP
5 16 (4.12%) WAN
6 13 (3.35%) DHCP
6 13 (3.35%) DNS
7 9 (2.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.06%) Wireless
9 7 (1.80%) VPN
10 6 (1.55%) Intranet
10 6 (1.55%) WebEx
11 5 (1.29%) MPLS
11 5 (1.29%) SSL
11 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.03%) 802.11
12 4 (1.03%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) EDMS
7 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.26%) ProC
3 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 138 (35.57%) Finance
2 127 (32.73%) Legal
3 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.32%) Marketing
4 9 (2.32%) Retail
5 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.03%) Banking
6 4 (1.03%) Law
7 3 (0.77%) Automotive
7 3 (0.77%) Back Office
7 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 2 (0.52%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 156 (40.21%) Analyst
2 147 (37.89%) Security Analyst
3 117 (30.15%) Security Manager
4 107 (27.58%) Information Manager
4 107 (27.58%) Information Security Manager
5 98 (25.26%) Senior Analyst
6 95 (24.48%) Senior Security Analyst
7 90 (23.20%) IT Analyst
8 86 (22.16%) IT Security Analyst
9 82 (21.13%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 44 (11.34%) Information Analyst
10 44 (11.34%) Information Security Analyst
11 19 (4.90%) IT Manager
12 11 (2.84%) Architect
12 11 (2.84%) Security Architect
13 10 (2.58%) Head of Security
13 10 (2.58%) Security Specialist
13 10 (2.58%) Senior Information Analyst
13 10 (2.58%) Senior Information Security Analyst
14 9 (2.32%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.58%) .NET
2 6 (1.55%) HTML
2 6 (1.55%) XML
3 4 (1.03%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.03%) OAuth
3 4 (1.03%) SAML
4 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.52%) OpenID
5 2 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.52%) REST
5 2 (0.52%) SOAP
5 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) LAMP
6 1 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 139 (35.82%) Management Information System
2 83 (21.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 20 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (4.90%) CESG
5 11 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.06%) Replication
7 7 (1.80%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.55%) Clustering
8 6 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.29%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.29%) PKI
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.03%) NHS
10 4 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.77%) LIMS
11 3 (0.77%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 200 (51.55%) Windows
2 179 (46.13%) Linux
3 24 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.32%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.29%) Unix
6 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.52%) Android
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.52%) CentOS
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (80.41%) Information Security
2 176 (45.36%) Penetration Testing
3 175 (45.10%) SIEM
4 134 (34.54%) Data Protection
5 119 (30.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 118 (30.41%) Security Management
7 116 (29.90%) Business Continuity
8 114 (29.38%) Incident Management
9 104 (26.80%) Risk Management
10 102 (26.29%) Due Diligence
11 101 (26.03%) Risk Analysis
11 101 (26.03%) Vulnerability Management
12 90 (23.20%) Mentoring
13 88 (22.68%) OWASP
14 83 (21.39%) Web Development
15 78 (20.10%) Threat Analysis
15 78 (20.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 77 (19.85%) Data Loss Prevention
16 77 (19.85%) Scenario Testing
17 57 (14.69%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 97 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.03%) Python
4 3 (0.77%) C#
4 3 (0.77%) C++
4 3 (0.77%) PHP
5 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.52%) C
5 2 (0.52%) Java
5 2 (0.52%) Perl
5 2 (0.52%) Ruby
5 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 246 (63.40%) CISSP
2 113 (29.12%) Degree
3 106 (27.32%) CREST Certified
4 88 (22.68%) SANS
5 72 (18.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 72 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (15.21%) CISA
7 51 (13.14%) CISM
8 11 (2.84%) CEH
9 6 (1.55%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (1.55%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (1.55%) CRISC
9 6 (1.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.55%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.29%) OSCP
10 5 (1.29%) SSCP
10 5 (1.29%) Tigerscheme
11 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (39.95%) GDPR
2 151 (38.92%) PCI DSS
3 30 (7.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (2.32%) ISO 9001
7 8 (2.06%) SLA
8 7 (1.80%) COBIT
8 7 (1.80%) ISO 22301
8 7 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.03%) QA
10 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 106 (27.32%) Active Directory
2 103 (26.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.32%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.77%) vSphere
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.52%) XenApp
5 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) Docker
6 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) Nagios
2 6 (1.55%) Puppet
3 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.77%) Ansible
5 2 (0.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.52%) MaaS360
5 2 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.26%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.26%) Icinga
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.26%) Rancher
6 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.26%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 170 (43.81%) Microsoft
2 119 (30.67%) VMware
3 100 (25.77%) Cisco
4 20 (5.15%) Citrix
5 11 (2.84%) Apple
6 9 (2.32%) Ivanti
7 7 (1.80%) HP
8 6 (1.55%) Darktrace
8 6 (1.55%) Dell
8 6 (1.55%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (1.55%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.29%) IBM
10 4 (1.03%) Digital Shadows
10 4 (1.03%) Juniper
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle
10 4 (1.03%) Veeam
11 3 (0.77%) Avaya
11 3 (0.77%) Splunk
12 2 (0.52%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.52%) Symantec