Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 162 172
Rank change year-on-year -27 +10 -38
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 49 36 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.03% 8.96% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 52
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,350 £24,700 £42,775
90th Percentile £73,150 £68,075 £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 610 402 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.69% 8.48% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 363 224 420
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,825 £24,700
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,613 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -4 23 £40,482 -19.04% 5
Glasgow -23 12 £62,500 +9.17% 4
Stirling - 6 £62,500 - 2
Inverclyde +7 3 - -
West Lothian -1 3 £32,000 +23.08%
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (53.06%) Information Security
2 17 (34.69%) CISSP
2 17 (34.69%) GDPR
3 15 (30.61%) ITIL
4 13 (26.53%) Degree
5 12 (24.49%) CISM
6 11 (22.45%) Risk Management
6 11 (22.45%) Finance
7 10 (20.41%) ISO 9001
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
9 8 (16.33%) PCI DSS
9 8 (16.33%) COBIT
9 8 (16.33%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) Service Management
9 8 (16.33%) Project Management
9 8 (16.33%) Security Management
9 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.29%) ITSM
10 7 (14.29%) Information Security Management
10 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (12.24%) ISMS
11 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.24%) DBS Check
11 6 (12.24%) Windows
12 5 (10.20%) C#
12 5 (10.20%) Firewall
12 5 (10.20%) Data Privacy

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 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) WildFly
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) IaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) FTP
3 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) SSH
3 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Analyst
1 8 (16.33%) Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 6 (12.24%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Programme Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Security Officer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) J2EE
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.08%) SCADA
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.04%) Fintech
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) PDA
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Information Security
2 15 (30.61%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Risk Management
4 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 8 (16.33%) Security Management
6 8 (16.33%) Service Management
7 7 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 7 (14.29%) ITSM
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (12.24%) ISMS
9 5 (10.20%) Data Privacy
9 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
9 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
10 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
10 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.08%) C
3 2 (4.08%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) CISSP
2 13 (26.53%) Degree
3 12 (24.49%) CISM
4 6 (12.24%) DBS Check
5 4 (8.16%) CISA
5 4 (8.16%) ISEB
6 3 (6.12%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (4.08%) CCNA
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.08%) CISMP
7 2 (4.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.08%) SANS
7 2 (4.08%) VCAP
7 2 (4.08%) VCDX
8 1 (2.04%) CCFE
8 1 (2.04%) GPEN
8 1 (2.04%) IISP
8 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.04%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) GDPR
2 10 (20.41%) ISO 9001
3 8 (16.33%) COBIT
3 8 (16.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (4.08%) SLA
5 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.04%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) Nessus
3 1 (2.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Mitel
4 2 (4.08%) Saba
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Splunk
4 2 (4.08%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) iManage
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) Sophos