Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 124 156
Rank change year-on-year -35 +32 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 407 215 493
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 2.40% 2.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.38% 16.84% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 289 162 385
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,100
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% -10.42% +6.19%
75th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 3,041 1,277 3,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.54% 14.25% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,988 995 2,781
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -42 121 £65,000 - 27
Surrey -7 104 £52,500 - 8
Berkshire -32 91 £65,000 -3.70% 17
Hampshire -65 73 £52,500 +5.00% 11
East Sussex -33 38 £49,500 -10.00% 6
West Sussex +7 34 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Oxfordshire - 16 £45,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire -47 14 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Kent -49 8 £65,000 +56.63% 6
Sussex -2 6 £60,000 +71.43% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 194 (47.67%) Social Skills
2 187 (45.95%) Information Security
3 174 (42.75%) Cybersecurity
4 140 (34.40%) NIST
5 128 (31.45%) GDPR
6 124 (30.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 116 (28.50%) CISSP
8 93 (22.85%) Azure
9 92 (22.60%) Microsoft
10 83 (20.39%) Finance
11 80 (19.66%) CISM
12 72 (17.69%) Firewall
13 71 (17.44%) Management Information System
14 66 (16.22%) Data Protection
15 65 (15.97%) PCI DSS
15 65 (15.97%) ITIL
16 64 (15.72%) Vulnerability Management
17 63 (15.48%) Security Testing
18 62 (15.23%) Risk Management
18 62 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
19 59 (14.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 59 (14.50%) Degree
19 59 (14.50%) SIEM
20 57 (14.00%) AWS
20 57 (14.00%) Legal
21 54 (13.27%) CISA
21 54 (13.27%) SQL
22 49 (12.04%) Security Cleared
23 48 (11.79%) Windows
23 48 (11.79%) Police

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 29 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.46%) Apache
3 6 (1.47%) nginx
4 4 (0.98%) IIS
5 3 (0.74%) CMS
5 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.74%) WordPress
6 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (22.85%) Azure
2 57 (14.00%) AWS
3 45 (11.06%) Microsoft 365
4 24 (5.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (5.41%) SaaS
6 16 (3.93%) Power Platform
7 14 (3.44%) PaaS
8 12 (2.95%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (2.70%) IaaS
10 10 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (2.46%) Azure Logic Apps
11 9 (2.21%) Power Automate
12 6 (1.47%) Mimecast
12 6 (1.47%) npm
12 6 (1.47%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.47%) Yarn
13 5 (1.23%) HP Helion
13 5 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (1.23%) SoftLayer
14 4 (0.98%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 72 (17.69%) Firewall
2 38 (9.34%) Network Security
3 32 (7.86%) VPN
4 29 (7.13%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.69%) Internet
6 13 (3.19%) WAN
7 10 (2.46%) HTTP
7 10 (2.46%) SSL
8 9 (2.21%) DNS
8 9 (2.21%) LAN
9 8 (1.97%) GSM
9 8 (1.97%) VoIP
10 7 (1.72%) VLAN
11 6 (1.47%) BGP
12 5 (1.23%) IPsec
12 5 (1.23%) OSPF
13 4 (0.98%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.18%) MySQL
3 11 (2.70%) Power BI
4 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.98%) Redis
8 3 (0.74%) DB2
8 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.42%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.97%) JIRA
5 7 (1.72%) Subversion
6 6 (1.47%) Ant
6 6 (1.47%) Artifactory
6 6 (1.47%) Maven
6 6 (1.47%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.74%) Postman
8 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.25%) WebSpeed
General
1 194 (47.67%) Social Skills
2 83 (20.39%) Finance
3 62 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (14.00%) Legal
5 48 (11.79%) Police
6 26 (6.39%) Public Sector
7 24 (5.90%) Banking
8 23 (5.65%) Influencing Skills
9 22 (5.41%) Telecoms
10 20 (4.91%) Presentation Skills
11 19 (4.67%) Manufacturing
12 16 (3.93%) Law
13 12 (2.95%) Marketing
14 11 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
14 11 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (2.46%) Games
16 9 (2.21%) Electronics
17 8 (1.97%) Retail
18 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
19 2 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 96 (23.59%) Analyst
2 80 (19.66%) Security Analyst
3 47 (11.55%) Consultant
4 41 (10.07%) Architect
4 41 (10.07%) IT Analyst
5 38 (9.34%) IT Security Analyst
6 36 (8.85%) Security Architect
7 30 (7.37%) Security Consultant
8 29 (7.13%) Security Manager
9 27 (6.63%) Security Engineer
10 24 (5.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 24 (5.90%) Developer
11 23 (5.65%) Information Analyst
11 23 (5.65%) Information Security Analyst
12 20 (4.91%) Information Manager
12 20 (4.91%) Information Security Manager
12 20 (4.91%) Security Specialist
13 19 (4.67%) Junior
14 18 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.42%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.91%) .NET
2 17 (4.18%) .NET Framework
2 17 (4.18%) RESTful
3 13 (3.19%) Node.js
4 8 (1.97%) ARM Templates
4 8 (1.97%) REST
4 8 (1.97%) SOAP
5 7 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 7 (1.72%) JSON
6 5 (1.23%) Web Services
7 4 (0.98%) HTML
8 3 (0.74%) CSS
8 3 (0.74%) LAMP
8 3 (0.74%) LDAP
8 3 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.74%) SAML
9 2 (0.49%) Middleware
10 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.44%) Management Information System
2 47 (11.55%) Smart Meter
3 26 (6.39%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.44%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.95%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.47%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.23%) PKI
10 3 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.74%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.74%) Life Science
10 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.74%) NHS
10 3 (0.74%) PMI
10 3 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.79%) Windows
2 45 (11.06%) Linux
3 18 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.97%) Unix
5 6 (1.47%) Debian
5 6 (1.47%) Solaris
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.74%) AIX
8 3 (0.74%) VMS
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.74%) zOS
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (45.95%) Information Security
2 174 (42.75%) Cybersecurity
3 66 (16.22%) Data Protection
4 65 (15.97%) ITIL
5 64 (15.72%) Vulnerability Management
6 63 (15.48%) Security Testing
7 62 (15.23%) Risk Management
8 59 (14.50%) SIEM
9 46 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (10.32%) Business Continuity
11 37 (9.09%) Security Architecture
12 36 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (8.60%) DevOps
13 35 (8.60%) OWASP
13 35 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (8.35%) Security Operations
15 32 (7.86%) ISMS
15 32 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (7.86%) Security Management
16 31 (7.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.27%) SQL
2 24 (5.90%) C#
2 24 (5.90%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.18%) Python
4 14 (3.44%) Java
5 9 (2.21%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.97%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.49%) Perl
7 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.25%) C
8 1 (0.25%) C++
8 1 (0.25%) PHP
8 1 (0.25%) Ruby
8 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (28.50%) CISSP
2 80 (19.66%) CISM
3 59 (14.50%) Degree
4 54 (13.27%) CISA
5 49 (12.04%) Security Cleared
6 24 (5.90%) CRISC
7 23 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (5.16%) SC Cleared
9 18 (4.42%) CEH
10 15 (3.69%) CCNA
10 15 (3.69%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (3.19%) CGEIT
12 12 (2.95%) CASP
12 12 (2.95%) OSCP
13 11 (2.70%) FFIEC
14 9 (2.21%) GIAC
14 9 (2.21%) ISACA
15 8 (1.97%) MCSE
15 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (1.97%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (34.40%) NIST
2 128 (31.45%) GDPR
3 124 (30.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 65 (15.97%) PCI DSS
5 59 (14.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 41 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 35 (8.60%) COBIT
8 27 (6.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (5.41%) SOC 2
10 19 (4.67%) ISO 9001
11 16 (3.93%) SLA
12 15 (3.69%) QA
13 12 (2.95%) GRC
13 12 (2.95%) IASME
14 10 (2.46%) HIPAA
14 10 (2.46%) ISO 22301
15 9 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 8 (1.97%) GAMP
16 8 (1.97%) NCSC
17 7 (1.72%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 33 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.70%) BitLocker
3 10 (2.46%) Docker
4 9 (2.21%) Firmware
4 9 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.74%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.74%) OpenIDM
6 3 (0.74%) RACF
6 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.49%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 11 (2.70%) Nessus
1 11 (2.70%) Terraform
2 9 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (1.72%) Ansible
3 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.47%) Galera Cluster
4 6 (1.47%) HP ALM
4 6 (1.47%) HP Fortify
4 6 (1.47%) Istio
4 6 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.47%) WebInspect
5 3 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.49%) Grafana
6 2 (0.49%) Icinga
6 2 (0.49%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 92 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.65%) Oracle
3 17 (4.18%) Qualys
3 17 (4.18%) VMware
4 15 (3.69%) Cisco
5 13 (3.19%) AlienVault
6 11 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.21%) Palo Alto
8 8 (1.97%) Google
8 8 (1.97%) SAP
9 7 (1.72%) HP
9 7 (1.72%) Splunk
10 6 (1.47%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.47%) Black Duck
10 6 (1.47%) McAfee
10 6 (1.47%) Micro Focus
10 6 (1.47%) Sonatype
10 6 (1.47%) Tripwire
10 6 (1.47%) Veeam
11 5 (1.23%) Remedy