Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 210 184
Rank change year-on-year +137 -26 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 435 174 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.09% 1.38% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.64% 10.72% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 399 135 164
North West median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,574 1,623 1,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.81% 12.89% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,191 1,161
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +138 344 £50,000 -9.09% 29
Cheshire +36 37 £57,500 -4.17% 11
Merseyside +31 33 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lancashire +3 17 £35,000 - 4
Cumbria - 1 £52,500 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 375 (86.21%) Information Security
2 299 (68.74%) CISSP
3 243 (55.86%) Windows
4 230 (52.87%) Linux
5 228 (52.41%) SIEM
6 227 (52.18%) Penetration Testing
7 216 (49.66%) Microsoft
8 190 (43.68%) GDPR
9 180 (41.38%) Management Information System
10 178 (40.92%) PCI DSS
11 164 (37.70%) Finance
12 162 (37.24%) Data Protection
13 158 (36.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 155 (35.63%) Network Security
15 151 (34.71%) Business Continuity
15 151 (34.71%) Security Management
16 149 (34.25%) Legal
17 144 (33.10%) Incident Management
18 143 (32.87%) VMware
18 143 (32.87%) Risk Management
19 138 (31.72%) CREST Certified
20 134 (30.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 133 (30.57%) Risk Analysis
21 133 (30.57%) Due Diligence
22 132 (30.34%) Vulnerability Management
23 124 (28.51%) Cisco
24 120 (27.59%) Active Directory
25 119 (27.36%) SQL
25 119 (27.36%) Degree
26 115 (26.44%) OWASP

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 13 (2.99%) IIS
2 11 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 109 (25.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 108 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.37%) Office 365
4 5 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 155 (35.63%) Network Security
2 109 (25.06%) Wi-Fi
3 30 (6.90%) Firewall
4 16 (3.68%) DNS
4 16 (3.68%) SAN
5 13 (2.99%) DHCP
5 13 (2.99%) WAN
6 12 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (2.53%) VoIP
8 10 (2.30%) LAN
8 10 (2.30%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.61%) Intranet
9 7 (1.61%) VPN
10 6 (1.38%) WebEx
11 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.92%) Skype
11 4 (0.92%) Wireless
12 3 (0.69%) DMZ
12 3 (0.69%) FTP
12 3 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.46%) Ant
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.23%) ProC
General
1 164 (37.70%) Finance
2 149 (34.25%) Legal
3 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.61%) Marketing
5 5 (1.15%) Retail
6 4 (0.92%) Law
6 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (40.69%) Analyst
2 174 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 141 (32.41%) Security Manager
4 133 (30.57%) Information Manager
4 133 (30.57%) Information Security Manager
5 121 (27.82%) IT Analyst
5 121 (27.82%) Senior Analyst
5 121 (27.82%) Senior Security Analyst
6 119 (27.36%) IT Security Analyst
7 109 (25.06%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 45 (10.34%) Information Analyst
8 45 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
9 21 (4.83%) Head of Security
10 13 (2.99%) Head of Operations
10 13 (2.99%) IT Manager
11 12 (2.76%) Architect
11 12 (2.76%) Security Architect
12 11 (2.53%) Information Officer
12 11 (2.53%) Information Security Officer
12 11 (2.53%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.84%) .NET
2 7 (1.61%) HTML
2 7 (1.61%) XML
3 5 (1.15%) OAuth
3 5 (1.15%) REST
3 5 (1.15%) SAML
3 5 (1.15%) SOAP
4 2 (0.46%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.46%) OpenID
4 2 (0.46%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 180 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 108 (24.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 29 (6.67%) CESG
4 18 (4.14%) PKI
5 17 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.68%) Smart Meter
7 14 (3.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.07%) Replication
10 8 (1.84%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.61%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.15%) Clustering
13 5 (1.15%) NHS
14 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.46%) Handset
14 2 (0.46%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 243 (55.86%) Windows
2 230 (52.87%) Linux
3 21 (4.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.84%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.61%) Unix
5 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.46%) Android
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Fedora
8 1 (0.23%) HPUX
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) SUSE
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (86.21%) Information Security
2 228 (52.41%) SIEM
3 227 (52.18%) Penetration Testing
4 162 (37.24%) Data Protection
5 158 (36.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 151 (34.71%) Business Continuity
6 151 (34.71%) Security Management
7 144 (33.10%) Incident Management
8 143 (32.87%) Risk Management
9 133 (30.57%) Due Diligence
9 133 (30.57%) Risk Analysis
10 132 (30.34%) Vulnerability Management
11 115 (26.44%) Mentoring
11 115 (26.44%) OWASP
12 107 (24.60%) Threat Analysis
12 107 (24.60%) Web Development
13 106 (24.37%) Scenario Testing
14 101 (23.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 97 (22.30%) Data Loss Prevention
16 74 (17.01%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.36%) SQL
2 8 (1.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.69%) C++
4 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.46%) C
4 2 (0.46%) Java
4 2 (0.46%) PHP
4 2 (0.46%) Python
5 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 299 (68.74%) CISSP
2 138 (31.72%) CREST Certified
3 119 (27.36%) Degree
4 115 (26.44%) SANS
5 100 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (22.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 55 (12.64%) CISM
8 53 (12.18%) CISA
9 16 (3.68%) CEH
10 14 (3.22%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 10 (2.30%) SC Cleared
13 9 (2.07%) CRISC
14 7 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.38%) CISMP
15 6 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
16 5 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
16 5 (1.15%) ISSAP
16 5 (1.15%) SSCP
16 5 (1.15%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (43.68%) GDPR
2 178 (40.92%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 17 (3.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (2.99%) COBIT
7 10 (2.30%) SLA
8 9 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (1.15%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.69%) QA
11 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (30.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.84%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.92%) vSphere
5 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.46%) XenApp
5 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (1.38%) Nagios
2 5 (1.15%) Puppet
3 3 (0.69%) Ansible
3 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.46%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.46%) MaaS360
4 2 (0.46%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.23%) Icinga
5 1 (0.23%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 216 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 143 (32.87%) VMware
3 124 (28.51%) Cisco
4 18 (4.14%) Citrix
5 10 (2.30%) Apple
6 8 (1.84%) Ivanti
7 6 (1.38%) HP
7 6 (1.38%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (1.38%) Symantec
8 5 (1.15%) Dell
8 5 (1.15%) Google
8 5 (1.15%) IBM
8 5 (1.15%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.92%) Veeam
10 3 (0.69%) Avaya
10 3 (0.69%) Splunk
11 2 (0.46%) Juniper
11 2 (0.46%) NetApp
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle
11 2 (0.46%) Sophos