Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 157 152
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 48 44 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.85% 0.95% 1.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.41% 10.43% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 65
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £40,723
90th Percentile £72,200 £67,500 £70,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%

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 571 422 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.09% 9.08% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 362 272 464
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,775 £25,800 £26,825
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,875
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -12 25 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Glasgow -36 11 £62,500 +38.89% 7
West Lothian -2 5 £35,000 +34.62% 1
Inverclyde +9 3 - -
Stirling - 2 £71,250 - 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (41.67%) Information Security
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) ISO 9001
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) GDPR
5 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (29.17%) Project Management
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 12 (25.00%) ITIL
6 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 12 (25.00%) VMware
7 11 (22.92%) CISSP
7 11 (22.92%) SCCM
7 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
8 10 (20.83%) SCOM
8 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
8 10 (20.83%) Legal
9 9 (18.75%) Practice Management
9 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.75%) Document Management
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 8 (16.67%) CISM
10 8 (16.67%) Mimecast
10 8 (16.67%) iManage
10 8 (16.67%) Elite 3E
10 8 (16.67%) IP Telephony
10 8 (16.67%) ISMS
11 7 (14.58%) MobileIron

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 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) SSH
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQLBase
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Legal
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 8 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Security Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.42%) Compliance Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Security Compliance Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Programme Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (6.25%) Risk Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Security Officer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Information Officer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior IT Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Cyberattack
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) PDA
3 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.08%) CESG
4 1 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) Project Management
3 12 (25.00%) ITIL
3 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.75%) Document Management
5 9 (18.75%) Practice Management
6 8 (16.67%) ISMS
7 7 (14.58%) Security Management
7 7 (14.58%) Service Management
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (8.33%) Security Operations
11 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (6.25%) OWASP
11 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) C
3 2 (4.17%) C++
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) CISSP
2 8 (16.67%) CISM
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) CISA
5 2 (4.17%) CEH
5 2 (4.17%) GCIH
5 2 (4.17%) GIAC
5 2 (4.17%) IISP
5 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CEPT
6 1 (2.08%) CLAS
6 1 (2.08%) CRISC
6 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.08%) GCFE
6 1 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) ISO 9001
2 16 (33.33%) GDPR
3 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
4 5 (10.42%) COBIT
5 4 (8.33%) SLA
6 2 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (4.17%) QA
6 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.08%) ISO 22301
7 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
2 10 (20.83%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) Nessus
3 1 (2.08%) Nmap
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) iManage
4 7 (14.58%) MobileIron
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.17%) Mitel
6 2 (4.17%) Splunk
7 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto