Period
to 8 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 140 182
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 235 469 470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.04% 2.11% 1.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.70% 14.92% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 179 388 375
Median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,375 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,715 3,143 3,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.86% 14.11% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 2,453 3,088
Median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. 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
Thames Valley +1 65 £58,000 -7.20% 11
West Sussex +73 63 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Berkshire +3 47 £65,000 +4.00% 8
Hampshire +45 40 £58,497 +29.99% 3
Surrey -32 31 £60,000 -4.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +28 17 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East Sussex -7 16 £61,250 +44.12% 4
Kent +28 8 £44,500 -43.49%
Middlesex - 7 £55,000 - 1
Sussex - 5 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +20 1 £53,500 -10.83% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 130 (55.32%) Information Security
2 90 (38.30%) Cybersecurity
3 85 (36.17%) Azure
4 78 (33.19%) CISSP
5 69 (29.36%) GDPR
6 67 (28.51%) NIST
7 64 (27.23%) Management Information System
8 61 (25.96%) ITIL
9 55 (23.40%) Microsoft 365
10 52 (22.13%) CISM
10 52 (22.13%) Risk Analysis
11 48 (20.43%) Microsoft
12 46 (19.57%) SLA
13 45 (19.15%) Finance
14 41 (17.45%) Security Architecture
15 39 (16.60%) SaaS
15 39 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (16.17%) Cyber Essentials
17 37 (15.74%) Risk Management
17 37 (15.74%) Firewall
18 35 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (14.89%) Windows
18 35 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (14.47%) Security Operations
20 33 (14.04%) PaaS
21 32 (13.62%) SIEM
21 32 (13.62%) TOGAF
21 32 (13.62%) PCI DSS
21 32 (13.62%) Active Directory
22 31 (13.19%) Identity Access Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 85 (36.17%) Azure
2 55 (23.40%) Microsoft 365
3 39 (16.60%) SaaS
4 33 (14.04%) PaaS
5 25 (10.64%) IaaS
6 24 (10.21%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (9.36%) BPaaS
8 16 (6.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (5.96%) AWS
10 11 (4.68%) GCP
11 8 (3.40%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.85%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.85%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.85%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.85%) Serverless
14 1 (0.43%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.43%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.74%) Firewall
2 21 (8.94%) WAAS
3 12 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.11%) VPN
4 11 (4.68%) DNS
5 9 (3.83%) LAN
5 9 (3.83%) WAN
6 8 (3.40%) DHCP
6 8 (3.40%) Network Security
6 8 (3.40%) VoIP
7 7 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.98%) Wireless
8 6 (2.55%) MPLS
8 6 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (2.55%) SAN
8 6 (2.55%) WLAN
9 4 (1.70%) SSL
9 4 (1.70%) Wireless Security
10 3 (1.28%) NAS
11 2 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.26%) Big Data
1 10 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 45 (19.15%) Finance
2 25 (10.64%) Public Sector
2 25 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.23%) Marketing
4 15 (6.38%) Legal
5 14 (5.96%) Electronics
5 14 (5.96%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.40%) Digital Economy
7 6 (2.55%) Games
7 6 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.70%) Retail
9 3 (1.28%) Law
10 2 (0.85%) Military
11 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.43%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 66 (28.09%) Analyst
2 43 (18.30%) Security Analyst
3 42 (17.87%) IT Analyst
4 35 (14.89%) Consultant
5 26 (11.06%) Security Consultant
6 25 (10.64%) Architect
7 24 (10.21%) IT Security Analyst
8 23 (9.79%) Security Architect
9 20 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 19 (8.09%) IT Risk Analyst
10 19 (8.09%) Risk Analyst
11 13 (5.53%) Information Analyst
11 13 (5.53%) Information Security Analyst
12 10 (4.26%) Security Manager
12 10 (4.26%) Site Engineer
12 10 (4.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 9 (3.83%) Data Centre Manager
13 9 (3.83%) Data Manager
14 8 (3.40%) Administrator
14 8 (3.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.40%) YAML
2 5 (2.13%) SAML
3 3 (1.28%) LDAP
3 3 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.23%) Management Information System
2 39 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (8.09%) Public Cloud
5 12 (5.11%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.83%) CESG
6 9 (3.83%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.55%) iSeries
9 5 (2.13%) Clustering
9 5 (2.13%) NHS
10 4 (1.70%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.70%) PMI
11 2 (0.85%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.85%) PKI
11 2 (0.85%) SCADA
12 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.89%) Windows
2 27 (11.49%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.55%) Linux
4 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.85%) CentOS
5 2 (0.85%) VMS
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Debian
6 1 (0.43%) MVS
6 1 (0.43%) Unix
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (55.32%) Information Security
2 90 (38.30%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (25.96%) ITIL
4 52 (22.13%) Risk Analysis
5 41 (17.45%) Security Architecture
6 37 (15.74%) Risk Management
7 35 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (14.47%) Security Operations
9 32 (13.62%) SIEM
9 32 (13.62%) TOGAF
10 31 (13.19%) Identity Access Management
11 29 (12.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (12.34%) Incident Management
11 29 (12.34%) SABSA
11 29 (12.34%) Service Delivery
12 27 (11.49%) Enterprise Architecture
13 26 (11.06%) Security Management
14 25 (10.64%) DevOps
14 25 (10.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.34%) PowerShell
2 16 (6.81%) Python
3 6 (2.55%) SQL
4 4 (1.70%) Ruby
5 2 (0.85%) C
5 2 (0.85%) C++
5 2 (0.85%) Java
5 2 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (33.19%) CISSP
2 52 (22.13%) CISM
3 25 (10.64%) CISA
4 22 (9.36%) CRISC
4 22 (9.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 19 (8.09%) Degree
6 14 (5.96%) CEH
6 14 (5.96%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (5.11%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.68%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.83%) SSCP
11 7 (2.98%) SANS
12 4 (1.70%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.28%) CCNA
13 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.85%) CCNP
14 2 (0.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (29.36%) GDPR
2 67 (28.51%) NIST
3 46 (19.57%) SLA
4 38 (16.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 32 (13.62%) PCI DSS
6 29 (12.34%) HIPAA
6 29 (12.34%) ISO 9001
7 23 (9.79%) ITGC
7 23 (9.79%) NCSC
8 22 (9.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 22 (9.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 21 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 16 (6.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 15 (6.38%) BS25999
12 14 (5.96%) GAMP
13 12 (5.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (4.68%) ISO 22301
15 9 (3.83%) JSP 440
16 8 (3.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 6 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 32 (13.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (5.53%) Terraform
2 12 (5.11%) Ansible
3 8 (3.40%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.70%) Puppet
5 3 (1.28%) Nessus
5 3 (1.28%) SCCM
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.43%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.43%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.43%) QRadar
7 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.51%) VMware
3 18 (7.66%) SAP
4 11 (4.68%) Cisco
4 11 (4.68%) Google
4 11 (4.68%) Qualys
5 9 (3.83%) Oracle
6 8 (3.40%) IBM
7 7 (2.98%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (2.98%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.98%) Sophos
8 6 (2.55%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.70%) Veeam
10 2 (0.85%) Splunk
11 1 (0.43%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.43%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.43%) Meraki
11 1 (0.43%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.43%) Trustwave
11 1 (0.43%) Varonis