Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 139 186
Rank change year-on-year -24 +47 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 358 178 453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.06% 2.10% 1.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.09% 16.12% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 258 139 328
10th Percentile £38,925 £35,000 £30,700
25th Percentile £41,625 £40,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - -4.55% -
75th Percentile £65,938 £68,750 £69,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 2,735 1,104 3,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.73% 13.02% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,747 888 2,820
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £27,346
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 £63,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -27 137 £55,000 -15.38% 24
Berkshire -33 97 £65,000 - 13
Surrey -23 76 £47,000 -30.37% 10
Hampshire -63 66 £52,500 +25.00% 7
West Sussex +9 34 £57,500 -4.17% 2
East Sussex -42 31 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -32 29 £53,000 +6.00% 9
Oxfordshire -22 11 £48,750 -5.37% 2
Kent -41 8 £57,500 +50.33% 3
Sussex - 2 £60,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 193 (53.91%) Social Skills
2 189 (52.79%) Information Security
3 167 (46.65%) Cybersecurity
4 126 (35.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 115 (32.12%) NIST
6 93 (25.98%) CISSP
7 92 (25.70%) GDPR
8 80 (22.35%) CISM
9 78 (21.79%) Management Information System
10 77 (21.51%) Risk Management
11 76 (21.23%) Azure
11 76 (21.23%) Degree
12 72 (20.11%) Finance
13 69 (19.27%) Microsoft
14 66 (18.44%) Data Protection
15 64 (17.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 61 (17.04%) Vulnerability Management
17 57 (15.92%) Security Cleared
17 57 (15.92%) ITIL
18 56 (15.64%) Security Testing
19 54 (15.08%) AWS
20 50 (13.97%) Microsoft 365
21 49 (13.69%) Firewall
21 49 (13.69%) Legal
21 49 (13.69%) Linux
22 47 (13.13%) CISA
22 47 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
22 47 (13.13%) Smart Meter
22 47 (13.13%) Police
23 46 (12.85%) Windows

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 17 (4.75%) Apache
2 12 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.51%) nginx
4 6 (1.68%) IIS
5 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (21.23%) Azure
2 54 (15.08%) AWS
3 50 (13.97%) Microsoft 365
4 25 (6.98%) SaaS
5 8 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.23%) PaaS
6 7 (1.96%) IaaS
6 7 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.40%) Azure Functions
7 5 (1.40%) GCP
7 5 (1.40%) Serverless
8 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.12%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.56%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.28%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.69%) Firewall
2 38 (10.61%) Network Security
3 34 (9.50%) TCP/IP
4 30 (8.38%) VPN
5 16 (4.47%) Internet
6 13 (3.63%) WAN
7 11 (3.07%) DNS
8 10 (2.79%) LAN
9 9 (2.51%) VoIP
10 8 (2.23%) GSM
10 8 (2.23%) MPLS
10 8 (2.23%) OSPF
11 7 (1.96%) BGP
11 7 (1.96%) HTTP
11 7 (1.96%) SSL
12 6 (1.68%) VLAN
12 6 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.40%) DHCP
14 4 (1.12%) NAS
14 4 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.63%) MySQL
3 9 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.23%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.12%) Redis
7 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.56%) Big Data
8 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.56%) MS Access
8 2 (0.56%) Power BI
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.28%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (3.91%) JIRA
2 6 (1.68%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.28%) Ant
7 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.28%) Maven
7 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 193 (53.91%) Social Skills
2 72 (20.11%) Finance
3 49 (13.69%) Legal
4 47 (13.13%) Police
5 42 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (8.66%) Public Sector
7 30 (8.38%) Influencing Skills
8 24 (6.70%) Telecoms
9 23 (6.42%) Banking
10 20 (5.59%) Presentation Skills
11 14 (3.91%) Marketing
11 14 (3.91%) Retail
12 10 (2.79%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (2.51%) Games
13 9 (2.51%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (1.68%) Spanish Language
15 5 (1.40%) Electronics
15 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.84%) German Language
16 3 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (17.32%) Analyst
2 61 (17.04%) Consultant
3 56 (15.64%) Security Analyst
4 41 (11.45%) Security Consultant
5 38 (10.61%) Architect
6 32 (8.94%) IT Analyst
7 29 (8.10%) IT Security Analyst
7 29 (8.10%) Security Architect
8 25 (6.98%) Information Analyst
8 25 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
9 24 (6.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 24 (6.70%) Security Manager
10 22 (6.15%) Junior
10 22 (6.15%) Security Specialist
10 22 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
11 18 (5.03%) Junior Consultant
11 18 (5.03%) Junior Security Consultant
11 18 (5.03%) Security Engineer
12 17 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.75%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.79%) RESTful
1 10 (2.79%) Web Services
2 8 (2.23%) .NET
2 8 (2.23%) REST
3 7 (1.96%) JSON
3 7 (1.96%) SOAP
4 4 (1.12%) LAMP
4 4 (1.12%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (1.12%) Node.js
4 4 (1.12%) SAML
5 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.84%) Middleware
6 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.56%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.56%) ARM Templates
6 2 (0.56%) OAuth
6 2 (0.56%) WF
6 2 (0.56%) XML
7 1 (0.28%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 78 (21.79%) Management Information System
2 47 (13.13%) Smart Meter
3 29 (8.10%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.68%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.68%) PMI
7 5 (1.40%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.12%) CMDB
9 3 (0.84%) Cybercrime
9 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.84%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.84%) Life Science
9 3 (0.84%) NHS
9 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.84%) Smart City
10 2 (0.56%) ASTM
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.69%) Linux
2 46 (12.85%) Windows
3 15 (4.19%) Unix
4 10 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.23%) Solaris
6 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.40%) VMS
7 5 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.12%) CentOS
8 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.84%) Debian
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (52.79%) Information Security
2 167 (46.65%) Cybersecurity
3 77 (21.51%) Risk Management
4 66 (18.44%) Data Protection
5 61 (17.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 57 (15.92%) ITIL
7 56 (15.64%) Security Testing
8 47 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (12.57%) Security Management
10 42 (11.73%) SIEM
11 40 (11.17%) ISMS
12 38 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (9.78%) Project Management
13 35 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (9.50%) Information Security Management
14 34 (9.50%) Security Architecture
15 31 (8.66%) Scrum
16 28 (7.82%) Business Analysis
16 28 (7.82%) Security Operations
16 28 (7.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.66%) SQL
2 17 (4.75%) Python
3 14 (3.91%) Java
4 12 (3.35%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.79%) C
6 9 (2.51%) C#
7 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.12%) Apex Code
8 4 (1.12%) Perl
9 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.56%) Ruby
10 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (25.98%) CISSP
2 80 (22.35%) CISM
3 76 (21.23%) Degree
4 57 (15.92%) Security Cleared
5 47 (13.13%) CISA
6 27 (7.54%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (4.75%) CRISC
9 13 (3.63%) CGEIT
10 12 (3.35%) CEH
11 10 (2.79%) CCNA
12 9 (2.51%) FFIEC
13 8 (2.23%) CCNP
13 8 (2.23%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (2.23%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.96%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.96%) GIAC
14 7 (1.96%) OSCP
15 6 (1.68%) ISEB
15 6 (1.68%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (35.20%) Cyber Essentials
2 115 (32.12%) NIST
3 92 (25.70%) GDPR
4 64 (17.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 38 (10.61%) PCI DSS
6 32 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 28 (7.82%) COBIT
8 20 (5.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (5.59%) SOC 2
9 18 (5.03%) SLA
10 16 (4.47%) ISO 9001
10 16 (4.47%) QA
11 15 (4.19%) NIST 800
12 7 (1.96%) GRC
12 7 (1.96%) ISO 22301
12 7 (1.96%) NCSC
12 7 (1.96%) PA-DSS
13 5 (1.40%) IASME
14 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.84%) BS25999
System Software
1 18 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.96%) Firmware
5 6 (1.68%) Docker
5 6 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.56%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.56%) iptables
6 2 (0.56%) Postfix
6 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (2.23%) Ansible
2 8 (2.23%) Terraform
3 6 (1.68%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.68%) HP Fortify
3 6 (1.68%) WebInspect
4 4 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.12%) SCCM
5 2 (0.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.56%) Grafana
5 2 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.56%) Icinga
5 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.56%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.56%) Puppet
5 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.28%) Packer
6 1 (0.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 69 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.15%) Oracle
2 22 (6.15%) VMware
3 16 (4.47%) Cisco
4 12 (3.35%) HP
5 8 (2.23%) SAP
5 8 (2.23%) Splunk
5 8 (2.23%) Veeam
6 7 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.68%) ArcSight
7 6 (1.68%) Black Duck
7 6 (1.68%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.68%) Google
7 6 (1.68%) Micro Focus
7 6 (1.68%) Qualys
7 6 (1.68%) Sonatype
7 6 (1.68%) Tripwire
8 5 (1.40%) NetApp
8 5 (1.40%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.12%) Citrix