Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 177 172
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 173 455 544
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.20% 1.76% 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.85% 12.54% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 143 354 425
Median annual salary £52,500 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +6.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -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 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 969 3,629 3,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.33% 14.05% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 757 2,676 3,121
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 +83 63 £65,000 +4.00% 19
Berkshire +71 54 £68,750 +10.00% 13
East Sussex +55 41 £50,000 +61.29% 2
Surrey +6 31 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Hampshire +33 16 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Kent +55 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +58 9 £50,000 -19.35% 4
West Sussex +57 9 £60,000 -4.00% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 89 (51.45%) Information Security
2 73 (42.20%) Azure
3 67 (38.73%) Microsoft
4 53 (30.64%) GDPR
5 40 (23.12%) Office 365
5 40 (23.12%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (22.54%) CISSP
6 39 (22.54%) Security Management
6 39 (22.54%) Risk Management
7 37 (21.39%) Management Information System
7 37 (21.39%) Firewall
7 37 (21.39%) NIST
8 35 (20.23%) Information Security Management
8 35 (20.23%) CISM
9 32 (18.50%) PCI DSS
10 29 (16.76%) ISMS
11 28 (16.18%) DevOps
12 27 (15.61%) Finance
13 26 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
14 24 (13.87%) AWS
15 23 (13.29%) ITIL
16 22 (12.72%) SLA
17 21 (12.14%) SC Cleared
17 21 (12.14%) Data Protection
18 20 (11.56%) Cyber Essentials
19 19 (10.98%) PowerShell
19 19 (10.98%) Python
20 18 (10.40%) Service Delivery
20 18 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery

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 11 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Apache
2 1 (0.58%) SAS
2 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 73 (42.20%) Azure
2 40 (23.12%) Office 365
3 24 (13.87%) AWS
4 15 (8.67%) SaaS
5 13 (7.51%) PaaS
6 12 (6.94%) Azure Functions
6 12 (6.94%) Serverless
7 11 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (5.78%) IaaS
9 9 (5.20%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (5.20%) OneDrive
9 9 (5.20%) Power Platform
9 9 (5.20%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.16%) GCP
11 1 (0.58%) Apigee
11 1 (0.58%) GitHub
11 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.39%) Firewall
2 15 (8.67%) DNS
3 13 (7.51%) VPN
4 12 (6.94%) Internet
5 10 (5.78%) Network Security
6 8 (4.62%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (3.47%) VoIP
8 6 (3.47%) WAN
9 3 (1.73%) HTTP
9 3 (1.73%) LAN
9 3 (1.73%) Wireless
9 3 (1.73%) Wireless Security
10 2 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.16%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.16%) MPLS
10 2 (1.16%) OSPF
10 2 (1.16%) VLAN
10 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) JIRA
1 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.36%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.89%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (18.50%) Analyst
2 29 (16.76%) Security Manager
3 26 (15.03%) IT Manager
4 18 (10.40%) Security Analyst
5 17 (9.83%) Consultant
6 16 (9.25%) Architect
7 15 (8.67%) Information Manager
7 15 (8.67%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (8.09%) Security Architect
9 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (6.94%) IT Analyst
10 11 (6.36%) IT Operations Manager
10 11 (6.36%) Operations Manager
11 10 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (5.78%) Security Engineer
11 10 (5.78%) Security Specialist
12 9 (5.20%) Product Analyst
13 8 (4.62%) Security Consultant
14 7 (4.05%) Operations Analyst
14 7 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.31%) SAML
2 3 (1.73%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) YAML
4 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.58%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) OAuth
4 1 (0.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.39%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.94%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.78%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.62%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.47%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.89%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.73%) PKI
8 3 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.16%) PMI
9 2 (1.16%) SCADA
10 1 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) iPhone
10 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.67%) Linux
1 15 (8.67%) Windows
2 11 (6.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.31%) Unix
4 3 (1.73%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (51.45%) Information Security
2 40 (23.12%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (22.54%) Risk Management
3 39 (22.54%) Security Management
4 35 (20.23%) Information Security Management
5 29 (16.76%) ISMS
6 28 (16.18%) DevOps
7 26 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (13.29%) ITIL
9 21 (12.14%) Data Protection
10 18 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (10.40%) GAP Analysis
10 18 (10.40%) Service Delivery
11 17 (9.83%) Asset Management
11 17 (9.83%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (9.25%) Data Security
13 15 (8.67%) Project Delivery
13 15 (8.67%) SIEM
14 14 (8.09%) Task Automation
15 13 (7.51%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.98%) PowerShell
1 19 (10.98%) Python
2 17 (9.83%) SQL
3 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.73%) C#
3 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (22.54%) CISSP
2 35 (20.23%) CISM
3 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
4 21 (12.14%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.67%) CRISC
6 14 (8.09%) CISA
7 11 (6.36%) Degree
8 10 (5.78%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.31%) CEH
10 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.73%) GIAC
11 3 (1.73%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (1.73%) MCSE
12 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 2 (1.16%) OSCE
12 2 (1.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (30.64%) GDPR
2 37 (21.39%) NIST
3 32 (18.50%) PCI DSS
4 22 (12.72%) SLA
5 20 (11.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (9.25%) NIST 800
7 15 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (5.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 10 (5.78%) JSP 440
9 8 (4.62%) RMADS
10 6 (3.47%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (3.47%) ISO 9001
11 5 (2.89%) COBIT
11 5 (2.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (2.89%) ISO 22301
11 5 (2.89%) QA
12 4 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (1.73%) GAMP
13 3 (1.73%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 15 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.05%) Docker
3 6 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.16%) Firmware
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (9.25%) Terraform
2 7 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.47%) Ansible
4 4 (2.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.16%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.16%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.16%) SCCM
6 2 (1.16%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.58%) Nessus
7 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.58%) Puppet
7 1 (0.58%) QRadar
7 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.36%) Cisco
2 11 (6.36%) VMware
3 9 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.47%) Forcepoint
5 5 (2.89%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.31%) Google
6 4 (2.31%) HP
6 4 (2.31%) Qualys
6 4 (2.31%) Splunk
7 3 (1.73%) Dell
7 3 (1.73%) Meraki
7 3 (1.73%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.16%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.16%) Citrix
8 2 (1.16%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.16%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.16%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.16%) Tripwire