Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 178 179
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 213 211 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.70% 1.60% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.04% 14.05% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 173 164 172
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +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 1,633 1,502 1,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.07% 11.37% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,078 1,127
North West median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,850 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +20 136 £50,000 - 17
Cheshire -31 29 £43,750 -23.91% 8
Merseyside +24 22 £56,000 +29.04% 1
Lancashire +6 18 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Cumbria - 6 £37,250 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 127 (59.62%) Information Security
2 87 (40.85%) CISSP
3 70 (32.86%) PCI DSS
4 53 (24.88%) GDPR
4 53 (24.88%) Windows
5 52 (24.41%) Degree
6 50 (23.47%) Management Information System
6 50 (23.47%) ITIL
7 45 (21.13%) CISM
8 42 (19.72%) CISA
8 42 (19.72%) Security Management
8 42 (19.72%) Finance
9 41 (19.25%) Legal
9 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
10 40 (18.78%) Linux
11 37 (17.37%) ISO 9001
11 37 (17.37%) Cybersecurity
12 36 (16.90%) Data Protection
12 36 (16.90%) Active Directory
12 36 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
13 34 (15.96%) VMware
14 31 (14.55%) Risk Management
14 31 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (14.08%) Incident Management
15 30 (14.08%) SIEM
16 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (13.62%) Information Security Management
17 27 (12.68%) Firewall
17 27 (12.68%) Network Security
18 25 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.47%) nginx
4 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.57%) Office 365
4 10 (4.69%) IaaS
5 8 (3.76%) PaaS
6 7 (3.29%) GitHub
7 3 (1.41%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.68%) Firewall
1 27 (12.68%) Network Security
2 24 (11.27%) SAN
3 13 (6.10%) VoIP
4 11 (5.16%) Internet
5 10 (4.69%) LAN
5 10 (4.69%) WAN
6 7 (3.29%) DNS
6 7 (3.29%) NAS
7 6 (2.82%) SSL
7 6 (2.82%) VPN
7 6 (2.82%) Wireless
8 5 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.88%) VLAN
10 3 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.41%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.41%) HTTP
10 3 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.41%) SMTP
10 3 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.04%) MySQL
2 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.47%) EDMS
4 1 (0.47%) GIS
4 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.47%) QlikView
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
General
1 42 (19.72%) Finance
2 41 (19.25%) Legal
3 9 (4.23%) Retail
4 8 (3.76%) Marketing
5 7 (3.29%) Banking
5 7 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.82%) Automotive
6 6 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.82%) Law
7 5 (2.35%) French Language
7 5 (2.35%) German Language
7 5 (2.35%) Japanese Language
7 5 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.35%) Publishing
8 4 (1.88%) Front Office
9 3 (1.41%) Advertising
9 3 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) Analyst
2 47 (22.07%) Security Manager
3 36 (16.90%) Information Manager
3 36 (16.90%) Information Security Manager
4 35 (16.43%) Security Analyst
5 23 (10.80%) IT Manager
6 20 (9.39%) Information Analyst
6 20 (9.39%) Information Security Analyst
7 14 (6.57%) Security Specialist
7 14 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) Information Security Specialist
8 13 (6.10%) Information Specialist
9 9 (4.23%) IT Analyst
9 9 (4.23%) IT Security Manager
10 8 (3.76%) Architect
10 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Security Architect
10 8 (3.76%) Senior Security Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Developer
11 7 (3.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) .NET
2 5 (2.35%) .NET Framework
2 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.41%) CSS
3 3 (1.41%) HTML
4 2 (0.94%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.94%) OAuth
4 2 (0.94%) SAML
5 1 (0.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.47%) LINQ
5 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.47%) Management Information System
2 24 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.16%) Smart Energy
6 9 (4.23%) Smart Meter
7 8 (3.76%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.82%) Cyberattack
10 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (2.35%) Life Science
10 5 (2.35%) LIMS
10 5 (2.35%) User Experience
10 5 (2.35%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.88%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.41%) CESG
13 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.88%) Windows
2 40 (18.78%) Linux
3 17 (7.98%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.63%) Mac OS X
5 9 (4.23%) CentOS
5 9 (4.23%) Unix
6 8 (3.76%) Debian
7 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (59.62%) Information Security
2 50 (23.47%) ITIL
3 42 (19.72%) Security Management
4 37 (17.37%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (16.90%) Data Protection
5 36 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
6 31 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (14.55%) Risk Management
7 30 (14.08%) Incident Management
7 30 (14.08%) SIEM
8 29 (13.62%) Information Security Management
9 25 (11.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (11.27%) Business Continuity
10 24 (11.27%) DevOps
11 23 (10.80%) Data Security
12 22 (10.33%) Mentoring
13 19 (8.92%) Scrum
14 17 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (7.51%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.39%) SQL
2 10 (4.69%) PHP
3 8 (3.76%) Perl
3 8 (3.76%) Python
3 8 (3.76%) Ruby
3 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.82%) C#
5 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (40.85%) CISSP
2 52 (24.41%) Degree
3 45 (21.13%) CISM
4 42 (19.72%) CISA
5 10 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (3.76%) CREST Certified
6 8 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.29%) CRISC
7 7 (3.29%) MCITP
7 7 (3.29%) MCSE
7 7 (3.29%) MCTS
8 6 (2.82%) SANS
9 5 (2.35%) MCSA
10 4 (1.88%) Chartered Engineer
10 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.41%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (32.86%) PCI DSS
2 53 (24.88%) GDPR
3 37 (17.37%) ISO 9001
4 22 (10.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (7.98%) COBIT
6 10 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (4.69%) SLA
7 9 (4.23%) ISO 22301
8 6 (2.82%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.41%) ISO 14001
9 3 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (1.41%) QA
9 3 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.16%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) Docker
6 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.47%) NFS
6 1 (0.47%) UAG
6 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.76%) Puppet
2 7 (3.29%) Ansible
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.47%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) Rancher
5 1 (0.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.96%) VMware
3 23 (10.80%) Cisco
4 22 (10.33%) Citrix
5 7 (3.29%) Darktrace
5 7 (3.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.82%) Apple
6 6 (2.82%) Ivanti
7 5 (2.35%) Forcepoint
7 5 (2.35%) Oracle
8 4 (1.88%) Digital Shadows
9 3 (1.41%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.41%) HP
9 3 (1.41%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.41%) Meraki
10 2 (0.94%) Dell KACE
10 2 (0.94%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (0.94%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.94%) Veeam