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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 134 110
Rank change year-on-year -10 -24  
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 13 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 0.98% 1.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.05% 8.00% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 43
Median salary £57,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.04% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £45,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,500 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33%  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 215 350 459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 7.92% 12.21% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 113 200 317
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 5 £66,500 +47.77% 1
Edinburgh -16 4 £47,000 -6.00% 2
Inverclyde - 2 £66,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 20 (58.82%) CISSP
2 18 (52.94%) PCI DSS
3 17 (50.00%) CISM
3 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 14 (41.18%) Information Security
4 14 (41.18%) GDPR
5 13 (38.24%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
7 9 (26.47%) Security Management
8 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) Service Management
9 7 (20.59%) CISA
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.59%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (20.59%) OWASP
10 6 (17.65%) Data Security
11 5 (14.71%) VMware
11 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (14.71%) ITSM
11 5 (14.71%) SLA
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) Degree
11 5 (14.71%) COBIT
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
11 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQLBase
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 13 (38.24%) Compliance Manager
3 7 (20.59%) IT Manager
4 5 (14.71%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) CCTV
4 1 (2.94%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (41.18%) Information Security
3 13 (38.24%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 9 (26.47%) Security Management
6 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Service Management
7 7 (20.59%) OWASP
8 6 (17.65%) Data Security
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (14.71%) ITSM
10 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
10 4 (11.76%) ISMS
10 4 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
10 4 (11.76%) Project Management
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) CISSP
2 17 (50.00%) CISM
3 7 (20.59%) CISA
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.82%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.94%) CEH
6 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 14 (41.18%) GDPR
3 5 (14.71%) COBIT
3 5 (14.71%) SLA
4 4 (11.76%) PA-DSS
5 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) F5
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
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