Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 160 221
Rank change year-on-year -22 +61 -26
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 265 260 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.75% 1.78% 1.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.03% 12.91% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 201 199 286
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,000 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £65,688
90th Percentile £78,750 £79,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +6.48% -2.70%

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 2,202 2,014 3,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.56% 13.78% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,370 1,568 2,961
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,346
25th Percentile £39,250 £38,000 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £61,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £72,500
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 96 £53,000 -11.67% 15
Berkshire -11 58 £52,000 -20.00% 6
West Sussex +49 52 £46,250 -4.64% 4
Hampshire -15 52 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 31 £53,000 +0.95% 5
Surrey -58 27 £54,750 -15.77% 9
East Sussex -23 24 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -10 7 £52,500 +1.91% 4
Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Kent -24 4 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 151 (56.98%) Information Security
2 135 (50.94%) Social Skills
3 110 (41.51%) Cybersecurity
4 90 (33.96%) Azure
5 89 (33.58%) CISSP
6 73 (27.55%) NIST
7 69 (26.04%) CISM
8 64 (24.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 58 (21.89%) Finance
10 57 (21.51%) Risk Management
11 54 (20.38%) GDPR
12 53 (20.00%) ITIL
13 50 (18.87%) Management Information System
13 50 (18.87%) Microsoft 365
14 45 (16.98%) Microsoft
15 38 (14.34%) SLA
16 37 (13.96%) Degree
16 37 (13.96%) Security Architecture
17 36 (13.58%) AWS
17 36 (13.58%) Security Operations
17 36 (13.58%) Windows
18 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (12.83%) Risk Analysis
20 31 (11.70%) SaaS
21 30 (11.32%) Incident Management
21 30 (11.32%) Organisational Skills
22 29 (10.94%) Firewall
23 28 (10.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
24 27 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
25 26 (9.81%) VMware

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 8 (3.02%) Apache
1 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.51%) nginx
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.75%) IIS
4 2 (0.75%) JBoss
4 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 90 (33.96%) Azure
2 50 (18.87%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (13.58%) AWS
4 31 (11.70%) SaaS
5 17 (6.42%) PaaS
6 14 (5.28%) IaaS
7 11 (4.15%) BPaaS
7 11 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (2.64%) GCP
10 6 (2.26%) Power Platform
11 5 (1.89%) Azure Functions
11 5 (1.89%) Serverless
12 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.75%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.75%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.75%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.38%) HP Helion
13 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.94%) Firewall
2 21 (7.92%) Network Security
2 21 (7.92%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.04%) LAN
3 16 (6.04%) WAN
4 12 (4.53%) MPLS
5 10 (3.77%) WAAS
6 9 (3.40%) VPN
7 8 (3.02%) DNS
7 8 (3.02%) VoIP
7 8 (3.02%) WLAN
8 6 (2.26%) DHCP
8 6 (2.26%) Internet
8 6 (2.26%) SAN
9 5 (1.89%) NAS
9 5 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.51%) OSPF
10 4 (1.51%) Wireless
11 3 (1.13%) HSRP
11 3 (1.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.02%) Big Data
3 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.13%) Redis
5 2 (0.75%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.75%) MS Access
5 2 (0.75%) MySQL
5 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.02%) JIRA
2 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 135 (50.94%) Social Skills
2 58 (21.89%) Finance
3 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (11.32%) Organisational Skills
5 25 (9.43%) Legal
6 20 (7.55%) Influencing Skills
7 17 (6.42%) Public Sector
8 16 (6.04%) Telecoms
9 15 (5.66%) Police
10 14 (5.28%) Marketing
11 13 (4.91%) Presentation Skills
12 11 (4.15%) Banking
12 11 (4.15%) Games
13 9 (3.40%) Retail
14 4 (1.51%) Electronics
14 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
15 3 (1.13%) German Language
15 3 (1.13%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (23.40%) Analyst
2 44 (16.60%) Security Analyst
3 39 (14.72%) Consultant
3 39 (14.72%) IT Analyst
4 32 (12.08%) Security Consultant
5 25 (9.43%) Architect
6 24 (9.06%) IT Security Analyst
7 19 (7.17%) Risk Analyst
7 19 (7.17%) Security Architect
7 19 (7.17%) Security Specialist
8 18 (6.79%) Information Analyst
8 18 (6.79%) Information Security Analyst
8 18 (6.79%) IT Risk Analyst
9 15 (5.66%) Administrator
10 14 (5.28%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 13 (4.91%) Information Security Specialist
11 13 (4.91%) Information Specialist
12 11 (4.15%) Junior
12 11 (4.15%) Security Officer
13 10 (3.77%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.66%) CGI
2 8 (3.02%) Web Services
3 5 (1.89%) SAML
4 3 (1.13%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) LAMP
5 2 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
5 2 (0.75%) OAuth
5 2 (0.75%) WF
5 2 (0.75%) XML
5 2 (0.75%) YAML
6 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.38%) JSON
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) REST
6 1 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.87%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (5.66%) Smart Meter
3 11 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.64%) PMI
5 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.51%) CESG
6 4 (1.51%) Clustering
6 4 (1.51%) CMDB
6 4 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.51%) iSeries
7 3 (1.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) ASTM
8 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.58%) Windows
2 22 (8.30%) Linux
3 15 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.77%) Unix
4 10 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (1.51%) CentOS
7 3 (1.13%) Debian
7 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.13%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.75%) Solaris
8 2 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (56.98%) Information Security
2 110 (41.51%) Cybersecurity
3 57 (21.51%) Risk Management
4 53 (20.00%) ITIL
5 37 (13.96%) Security Architecture
6 36 (13.58%) Security Operations
7 34 (12.83%) Risk Analysis
8 30 (11.32%) Incident Management
9 27 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (9.81%) Data Protection
10 26 (9.81%) Security Management
10 26 (9.81%) Service Delivery
10 26 (9.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (9.06%) Information Security Management
11 24 (9.06%) ISMS
11 24 (9.06%) SIEM
12 22 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (7.55%) Service Management
14 19 (7.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.55%) PowerShell
1 20 (7.55%) Python
2 13 (4.91%) SQL
3 11 (4.15%) C
4 10 (3.77%) Java
5 6 (2.26%) Ruby
6 5 (1.89%) Apex Code
6 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.89%) C#
7 2 (0.75%) C++
7 2 (0.75%) Perl
7 2 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (33.58%) CISSP
2 69 (26.04%) CISM
3 37 (13.96%) Degree
4 25 (9.43%) CISA
4 25 (9.43%) Security Cleared
5 23 (8.68%) CRISC
6 18 (6.79%) SC Cleared
7 16 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (5.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 11 (4.15%) CEH
10 9 (3.40%) PMI Certification
10 9 (3.40%) SSCP
11 8 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.64%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.26%) CCNP
13 6 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (1.51%) CCNA
14 4 (1.51%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (27.55%) NIST
2 64 (24.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 54 (20.38%) GDPR
4 38 (14.34%) SLA
5 28 (10.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 24 (9.06%) PCI DSS
7 21 (7.92%) ISO 9001
8 14 (5.28%) GRC
8 14 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 14 (5.28%) NCSC
9 12 (4.53%) ITGC
9 12 (4.53%) NIST 800
10 11 (4.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 11 (4.15%) BS25999
10 11 (4.15%) HIPAA
10 11 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (2.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (2.64%) QA
11 7 (2.64%) SOC 2
12 6 (2.26%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 22 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.89%) Docker
4 3 (1.13%) Firmware
4 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.75%) iptables
5 2 (0.75%) Postfix
5 2 (0.75%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) Ansible
2 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (3.02%) Terraform
4 6 (2.26%) Puppet
5 4 (1.51%) SCCM
6 3 (1.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.38%) Grafana
8 1 (0.38%) Icinga
8 1 (0.38%) Packer
8 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.81%) VMware
3 17 (6.42%) Cisco
4 11 (4.15%) SAP
5 10 (3.77%) Oracle
6 8 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.64%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.64%) Google
7 7 (2.64%) Sophos
7 7 (2.64%) Veeam
8 6 (2.26%) HP
9 5 (1.89%) IBM
10 3 (1.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.13%) Citrix
10 3 (1.13%) ProCurve
10 3 (1.13%) Qualys
11 2 (0.75%) Juniper
11 2 (0.75%) Meraki
11 2 (0.75%) NetApp
11 2 (0.75%) SonicWALL