Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 187 188
Rank change year-on-year -22 +1 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 165 196 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.59% 1.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.07% 13.26% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 127 155 143
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £64,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 1,639 1,478 1,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.99% 12.01% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 1,131 1,228
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,375 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -18 94 £56,500 +13.00% 16
Cheshire -33 38 £49,000 +8.89% 7
Lancashire +5 13 £38,000 -27.62%
Merseyside +14 11 £45,000 +7.68% 1
Cumbria - 1 £24,500 - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 124 (75.15%) Information Security
2 94 (56.97%) CISSP
3 76 (46.06%) CISM
4 61 (36.97%) PCI DSS
5 60 (36.36%) CISA
6 40 (24.24%) Risk Management
7 39 (23.64%) Cybersecurity
8 38 (23.03%) GDPR
9 37 (22.42%) Data Security
10 35 (21.21%) Project Management
10 35 (21.21%) ITIL
11 34 (20.61%) Degree
12 33 (20.00%) Windows
13 32 (19.39%) Data Protection
14 31 (18.79%) Management Information System
14 31 (18.79%) Legal
15 30 (18.18%) Finance
16 28 (16.97%) Penetration Testing
17 26 (15.76%) CRISC
18 24 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 23 (13.94%) Root Cause Analysis
20 21 (12.73%) Analytics
20 21 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
21 19 (11.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
21 19 (11.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
22 18 (10.91%) Business Continuity
22 18 (10.91%) Security Management
23 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
23 17 (10.30%) Matrix Organization
23 17 (10.30%) Data Analytics

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 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.88%) Office 365
2 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.45%) IaaS
3 9 (5.45%) PaaS
4 8 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.85%) SaaS
5 3 (1.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) Network Security
2 9 (5.45%) Internet
3 6 (3.64%) DNS
4 5 (3.03%) DHCP
4 5 (3.03%) Firewall
5 4 (2.42%) VoIP
6 3 (1.82%) LAN
6 3 (1.82%) MPLS
6 3 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.82%) SAN
6 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.82%) VPN
6 3 (1.82%) WAN
7 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) GIS
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.82%) MySQL
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 31 (18.79%) Legal
2 30 (18.18%) Finance
3 12 (7.27%) Front Office
3 12 (7.27%) Retail
4 11 (6.67%) Law
5 10 (6.06%) Banking
6 9 (5.45%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.64%) Marketing
9 4 (2.42%) Games
10 2 (1.21%) Automotive
10 2 (1.21%) French Language
10 2 (1.21%) German Language
10 2 (1.21%) Japanese Language
10 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (26.06%) Security Manager
2 33 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 32 (19.39%) Information Security Manager
4 28 (16.97%) Analyst
5 23 (13.94%) Security Analyst
6 17 (10.30%) Information Analyst
6 17 (10.30%) Information Security Analyst
7 15 (9.09%) Consultant
8 13 (7.88%) Information Security Officer
8 13 (7.88%) Security Officer
9 12 (7.27%) Information Security Specialist
9 12 (7.27%) Information Specialist
9 12 (7.27%) Security Specialist
10 11 (6.67%) Security Consultant
11 10 (6.06%) CISSP Manager
11 10 (6.06%) Security Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) Information Officer
13 8 (4.85%) Design Engineer
13 8 (4.85%) IT Manager
14 7 (4.24%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.82%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.21%) CSS
3 2 (1.21%) HTML
3 2 (1.21%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.21%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.61%) Flash
4 1 (0.61%) jQuery
4 1 (0.61%) LINQ
4 1 (0.61%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.79%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.03%) Replication
7 4 (2.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Smart Energy
7 4 (2.42%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.82%) Wiki
9 2 (1.21%) PKI
9 2 (1.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.67%) Unix
4 9 (5.45%) Linux
5 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Debian
7 1 (0.61%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (75.15%) Information Security
2 40 (24.24%) Risk Management
3 39 (23.64%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (22.42%) Data Security
5 35 (21.21%) ITIL
5 35 (21.21%) Project Management
6 32 (19.39%) Data Protection
7 28 (16.97%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (13.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (12.73%) Analytics
10 21 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (11.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 18 (10.91%) Business Continuity
12 18 (10.91%) Security Management
13 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (10.30%) Data Analytics
13 17 (10.30%) Matrix Organization
14 16 (9.70%) Service Management
15 15 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.24%) SQL
2 6 (3.64%) C
2 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.82%) Java
4 2 (1.21%) ABAP
4 2 (1.21%) C#
4 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.21%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) C++
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (56.97%) CISSP
2 76 (46.06%) CISM
3 60 (36.36%) CISA
4 34 (20.61%) Degree
5 26 (15.76%) CRISC
6 7 (4.24%) CCNA
6 7 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.24%) SSCP
7 6 (3.64%) CREST Certified
7 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (2.42%) GCIA
9 4 (2.42%) GCIH
9 4 (2.42%) SANS
10 3 (1.82%) CEH
10 3 (1.82%) MCITP
10 3 (1.82%) MCSA
10 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (36.97%) PCI DSS
2 38 (23.03%) GDPR
3 19 (11.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (9.09%) ISO 9001
5 11 (6.67%) SLA
6 7 (4.24%) COBIT
6 7 (4.24%) ISO 22301
7 6 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (1.21%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.21%) ISO 31000
8 2 (1.21%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.21%) QA
9 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.61%) GPG13
9 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.42%) Snort
4 2 (1.21%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.61%) NFS
5 1 (0.61%) UAG
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Puppet
1 4 (2.42%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.82%) SCCM
3 2 (1.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.61%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.61%) Nessus
4 1 (0.61%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (6.67%) VMware
2 10 (6.06%) Citrix
3 4 (2.42%) Google
3 4 (2.42%) McAfee
3 4 (2.42%) NetWitness
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle
3 4 (2.42%) Sourcefire
3 4 (2.42%) Splunk
3 4 (2.42%) Trend Micro
4 3 (1.82%) Capita
4 3 (1.82%) Cisco
4 3 (1.82%) Forcepoint
4 3 (1.82%) NetIQ
4 3 (1.82%) SolarWinds
4 3 (1.82%) Veeam
5 2 (1.21%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.21%) SAP
5 2 (1.21%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.61%) LogRhythm