Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 187 165
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 53 35 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.96% 0.65% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.83% 7.83% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 47
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,850 £36,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £68,100 £71,250
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 600 447 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.92% 8.34% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 347 246 405
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £24,750 £23,700
90th Percentile £68,000 £63,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +1.03% +7.78%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Edinburgh +3 29 £40,000 -0.62% 5
Glasgow -10 12 £46,500 -30.08% 2
Stirling +5 8 £62,500 -
West Lothian -13 2 £29,750 -33.89%
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 31 (58.49%) Information Security
2 21 (39.62%) GDPR
3 17 (32.08%) CISSP
4 15 (28.30%) Risk Management
5 14 (26.42%) CISM
5 14 (26.42%) Degree
6 12 (22.64%) Data Protection
6 12 (22.64%) ISO 9001
7 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
7 11 (20.75%) ITIL
8 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.09%) Project Management
10 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (15.09%) DBS Check
11 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
11 7 (13.21%) .NET
11 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.32%) Security Management
12 6 (11.32%) C#
12 6 (11.32%) Service Management
12 6 (11.32%) Information Governance
12 6 (11.32%) Data Privacy
12 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
13 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
13 5 (9.43%) COBIT

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) SAS
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) WildFly
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) QlikView
3 2 (3.77%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Security Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Consultant
3 9 (16.98%) Information Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Software Development Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) OAuth
2 3 (5.66%) OAuth2
2 3 (5.66%) SAML
3 2 (3.77%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) CESG
4 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.77%) SCADA
4 2 (3.77%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Fintech
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Information Security
2 15 (28.30%) Risk Management
3 12 (22.64%) Data Protection
4 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
4 11 (20.75%) ITIL
5 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (15.09%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (11.32%) Data Privacy
7 6 (11.32%) Information Governance
7 6 (11.32%) Security Management
7 6 (11.32%) Service Management
8 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.43%) ITSM
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
8 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C#
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) CISSP
2 14 (26.42%) CISM
2 14 (26.42%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) DBS Check
4 4 (7.55%) CISA
4 4 (7.55%) CISMP
4 4 (7.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.66%) ISEB
6 2 (3.77%) CCNA
6 2 (3.77%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 2 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.77%) SANS
6 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) VCAP
6 2 (3.77%) VCDX
7 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) GDPR
2 12 (22.64%) ISO 9001
3 5 (9.43%) COBIT
3 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.66%) PMBOK
4 3 (5.66%) SLA
5 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (3.77%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) Splunk
3 2 (3.77%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
3 2 (3.77%) Saba
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Capita
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Dell
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Sophos
4 1 (1.89%) Sun