Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 178 162
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 40 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.78% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.93% 9.60% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 30
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £34,056 £31,250 £24,900
90th Percentile £69,750 £70,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 577 552 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.23% 9.79% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 364 340 250
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,340 £28,725 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £57,625
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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 -11 19 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Glasgow +25 18 £60,000 +16.50% 3
Stirling 0 1 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Highlands - 1 £59,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £52,500 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 21 (52.50%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) CISSP
4 12 (30.00%) CISM
4 12 (30.00%) Information Security
5 11 (27.50%) Windows
5 11 (27.50%) Degree
5 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (22.50%) GDPR
6 9 (22.50%) Finance
7 8 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
9 6 (15.00%) Office 365
9 6 (15.00%) Data Privacy
9 6 (15.00%) Banking
9 6 (15.00%) Legal
9 6 (15.00%) Firewall
9 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 5 (12.50%) C
10 5 (12.50%) Unix
10 5 (12.50%) Security Management
10 5 (12.50%) DevOps
10 5 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (12.50%) Privileged Access Management
10 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (12.50%) Security Operations

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) Documentum
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) FileNet
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) OnBase
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Office 365
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Big Data
1 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) QlikView
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) RSpec
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Consultant
1 9 (22.50%) Security Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) IT Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Unix Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) Kafka
3 2 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Cyberattack
3 3 (7.50%) Internet of Things
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (30.00%) Information Security
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Data Privacy
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps
5 5 (12.50%) Privileged Access Management
5 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.50%) Security Management
5 5 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) C
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CISSP
2 12 (30.00%) CISM
3 11 (27.50%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) CEH
4 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) CRISC
4 4 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 4 (10.00%) MCSA
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) SANS
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) CISMP
5 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (7.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (7.50%) SSCP
6 1 (2.50%) CCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.50%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) GDPR
2 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (7.50%) COBIT
4 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (5.00%) QA
5 2 (5.00%) SLA
6 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Flume
3 2 (5.00%) HDFS
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Ab Initio
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Splunk
2 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Laserfiche
3 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec