Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 187 152
Rank change year-on-year +8 -35 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 47 43 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 0.76% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.16% 8.92% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 42
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -21.95% +13.89%
10th Percentile £34,475 £31,500 £37,750
90th Percentile £69,250 £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 576 482 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.80% 8.56% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 362 313 331
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 30 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Glasgow +4 16 £49,000 +9.50% 2
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 20 (42.55%) Information Security
2 19 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (25.53%) Degree
4 11 (23.40%) Finance
4 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 11 (23.40%) CISSP
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (23.40%) GDPR
5 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 10 (21.28%) CISM
6 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
6 9 (19.15%) Banking
7 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
8 7 (14.89%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
8 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
8 7 (14.89%) Office 365
8 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
8 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) MCSE
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
9 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.77%) Legal
9 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
9 6 (12.77%) Data Privacy
9 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) SAS
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.89%) Office 365
3 6 (12.77%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) VoIP
2 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Big Data
1 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.64%) QlikView
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.26%) RSpec
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Legal
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) IT Engineer
1 8 (17.02%) Security Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Security Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) IT Security Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior IT Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Information Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Security Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) OAuth
2 3 (6.38%) OAuth2
2 3 (6.38%) SAML
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.38%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.26%) Cyberattack
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
5 2 (4.26%) SCADA
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) FMCG
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Information Security
2 19 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
5 6 (12.77%) Data Privacy
6 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.64%) DevOps
6 5 (10.64%) Identity Management
6 5 (10.64%) Information Governance
7 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.51%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C
1 4 (8.51%) Java
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 11 (23.40%) CISSP
3 10 (21.28%) CISM
4 6 (12.77%) MCSE
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.64%) CISMP
6 4 (8.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 4 (8.51%) MCSA
6 4 (8.51%) SANS
7 3 (6.38%) CISA
7 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) CCNP
8 2 (4.26%) CEH
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.26%) CRISC
8 2 (4.26%) SSCP
9 1 (2.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) GDPR
2 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (10.64%) ISO 9001
5 3 (6.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (6.38%) PMBOK
6 2 (4.26%) COBIT
6 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
6 2 (4.26%) SLA
7 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Ab Initio
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.64%) Splunk
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec