Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 188 159
Rank change year-on-year +6 -29 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 48 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 0.80% 1.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.44% 9.30% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 50
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -21.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,625 £32,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £66,806 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 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 569 473 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.57% 8.55% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 362 295 379
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £66,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +19 29 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Glasgow -5 14 £49,000 -26.32% 4
Stirling +4 3 £62,500 -21.88%
West Lothian -22 1 £27,500 -38.89%
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (25.00%) GDPR
3 12 (25.00%) Degree
3 12 (25.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.92%) CISSP
5 10 (20.83%) ITIL
5 10 (20.83%) Windows
5 10 (20.83%) CISM
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) Linux
7 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
8 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
8 7 (14.58%) Office 365
9 6 (12.50%) Security Operations
9 6 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.42%) Banking
10 5 (10.42%) Legal
10 5 (10.42%) MCSE
10 5 (10.42%) .NET

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.58%) Office 365
3 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) VoIP
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.25%) QlikView
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) RSpec
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Consultant
2 7 (14.58%) IT Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Senior IT Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) OAuth
2 3 (6.25%) OAuth2
2 3 (6.25%) SAML
3 1 (2.08%) CGI
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) SCADA
4 2 (4.17%) CESG
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberattack
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.17%) Fintech
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
6 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 6 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 5 (10.42%) Data Privacy
8 5 (10.42%) Information Governance
9 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Identity Management
9 4 (8.33%) Line Management
9 4 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C#
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) CISSP
3 10 (20.83%) CISM
4 5 (10.42%) MCSE
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) CISA
6 3 (6.25%) CISMP
6 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
6 3 (6.25%) MCSA
7 2 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (4.17%) SANS
8 1 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.08%) CRISC
8 1 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) GDPR
2 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (6.25%) COBIT
5 3 (6.25%) PMBOK
5 3 (6.25%) SLA
6 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (4.17%) ISO 22301
7 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Splunk
3 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.08%) Saba
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) Trend Micro