Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 217 196
Rank change year-on-year +63 -21 +47
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 309 384 498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.90% 1.47% 1.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.91% 10.31% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 249 291 371
Median annual salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.87% -2.73% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,138 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% -1.82% -

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 2,221 3,723 3,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.64% 14.29% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,677 2,871 3,142
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +9.89% +7.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +30 120 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Surrey +74 89 £65,000 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +34 76 £65,000 +23.81% 5
East Sussex +48 47 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hampshire +22 41 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Oxfordshire +8 25 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 19 £52,500 +23.53% 3
West Sussex +12 7 £48,500 -7.62%
Kent +23 4 £75,000 +100.00% 3
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 169 (54.69%) Information Security
2 135 (43.69%) Cybersecurity
3 108 (34.95%) CISSP
4 86 (27.83%) ITIL
5 81 (26.21%) Firewall
5 81 (26.21%) NIST
6 79 (25.57%) Risk Management
7 77 (24.92%) CISM
8 76 (24.60%) GDPR
9 70 (22.65%) Degree
10 66 (21.36%) Security Cleared
11 55 (17.80%) Linux
12 53 (17.15%) PCI DSS
12 53 (17.15%) Azure
13 50 (16.18%) Windows
13 50 (16.18%) Python
14 49 (15.86%) Penetration Testing
14 49 (15.86%) SIEM
15 47 (15.21%) Cyber Essentials
16 43 (13.92%) SC Cleared
17 42 (13.59%) OWASP
18 40 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (12.94%) Microsoft
19 38 (12.30%) Active Directory
20 37 (11.97%) Data Protection
21 36 (11.65%) Security Architecture
21 36 (11.65%) VMware
21 36 (11.65%) Management Information System
22 35 (11.33%) Finance
22 35 (11.33%) Vulnerability 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 15 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.59%) Apache
4 6 (1.94%) IIS
4 6 (1.94%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.29%) Confluence
5 4 (1.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.15%) Azure
2 31 (10.03%) AWS
3 27 (8.74%) Office 365
4 15 (4.85%) SaaS
5 14 (4.53%) PaaS
6 13 (4.21%) Power Platform
7 11 (3.56%) IaaS
8 10 (3.24%) PowerApps
9 3 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.97%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.97%) Serverless
10 2 (0.65%) Apigee
10 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.32%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (26.21%) Firewall
2 31 (10.03%) DNS
3 24 (7.77%) Network Security
4 23 (7.44%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.47%) WAN
6 18 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (5.50%) Internet
7 17 (5.50%) LAN
8 16 (5.18%) DHCP
9 9 (2.91%) BGP
10 8 (2.59%) VPN
11 7 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (2.27%) VoIP
12 6 (1.94%) Skype
13 5 (1.62%) RTP
13 5 (1.62%) Wireshark
14 4 (1.29%) Broadband
14 4 (1.29%) HTTP
14 4 (1.29%) SAN
14 4 (1.29%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.59%) Power BI
4 6 (1.94%) MySQL
5 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (2.91%) JIRA
2 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.97%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 35 (11.33%) Finance
2 29 (9.39%) Public Sector
3 24 (7.77%) Legal
4 18 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.59%) Retail
6 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (19.42%) Analyst
2 41 (13.27%) Security Analyst
2 41 (13.27%) Security Manager
3 39 (12.62%) IT Manager
4 38 (12.30%) Consultant
5 28 (9.06%) Architect
6 25 (8.09%) IT Security Manager
7 24 (7.77%) Security Architect
8 22 (7.12%) Security Engineer
9 21 (6.80%) Security Consultant
10 17 (5.50%) Data Analyst
11 16 (5.18%) Security Specialist
12 15 (4.85%) Administrator
12 15 (4.85%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 15 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (4.53%) Delivery Manager
14 13 (4.21%) DevOps Administrator
15 12 (3.88%) Information Analyst
15 12 (3.88%) Information Security Analyst
16 11 (3.56%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.59%) .NET
1 8 (2.59%) Middleware
2 4 (1.29%) LAMP
2 4 (1.29%) LDAP
2 4 (1.29%) ModSecurity
3 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (0.97%) CSS
3 3 (0.97%) HTML
4 2 (0.65%) OAuth
4 2 (0.65%) SAML
5 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.32%) React Native
5 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.65%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.71%) Cyberthreat
3 22 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.12%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (5.18%) PKI
5 15 (4.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (4.21%) Clustering
7 11 (3.56%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.24%) Cyberattack
9 9 (2.91%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (2.59%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.59%) Virtual Team
11 7 (2.27%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.62%) Public Cloud
14 4 (1.29%) Handset
14 4 (1.29%) NHS
14 4 (1.29%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.80%) Linux
2 50 (16.18%) Windows
3 10 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.29%) Unix
7 3 (0.97%) Debian
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.65%) CentOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (54.69%) Information Security
2 135 (43.69%) Cybersecurity
3 86 (27.83%) ITIL
4 79 (25.57%) Risk Management
5 49 (15.86%) Penetration Testing
5 49 (15.86%) SIEM
6 42 (13.59%) OWASP
7 40 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (11.97%) Data Protection
9 36 (11.65%) Security Architecture
10 35 (11.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 34 (11.00%) Security Management
12 32 (10.36%) TOGAF
13 31 (10.03%) Information Assurance
14 29 (9.39%) Service Delivery
15 27 (8.74%) Security Operations
16 26 (8.41%) PRINCE2
16 26 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (7.77%) Information Security Management
18 23 (7.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.18%) Python
2 33 (10.68%) PowerShell
3 28 (9.06%) SQL
4 17 (5.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 13 (4.21%) Ruby
6 5 (1.62%) PHP
7 4 (1.29%) C#
7 4 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.29%) VBA
8 3 (0.97%) Java
8 3 (0.97%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 108 (34.95%) CISSP
2 77 (24.92%) CISM
3 70 (22.65%) Degree
4 66 (21.36%) Security Cleared
5 43 (13.92%) SC Cleared
6 33 (10.68%) CISA
7 26 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (8.09%) CEH
8 25 (8.09%) CRISC
9 24 (7.77%) CESG Certified Professional
10 13 (4.21%) SANS
11 12 (3.88%) GIAC
11 12 (3.88%) SSCP
12 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (2.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (2.59%) DBS Check
14 7 (2.27%) CCIE
14 7 (2.27%) CSSLP
14 7 (2.27%) Master's Degree
14 7 (2.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (26.21%) NIST
2 76 (24.60%) GDPR
3 53 (17.15%) PCI DSS
4 47 (15.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 30 (9.71%) ISO 9001
5 30 (9.71%) QA
6 29 (9.39%) SLA
7 28 (9.06%) JSP 440
8 22 (7.12%) NIST 800
8 22 (7.12%) RMADS
9 19 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 17 (5.50%) Data Quality
11 16 (5.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 13 (4.21%) ISO 22301
14 11 (3.56%) COBIT
15 10 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (2.59%) ISO 14001
16 8 (2.59%) NCSC
17 5 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 38 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.29%) Docker
5 3 (0.97%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) KVM
6 2 (0.65%) Squid
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.85%) Nessus
2 11 (3.56%) HP Fortify
2 11 (3.56%) WebInspect
3 9 (2.91%) Ansible
4 8 (2.59%) SCCM
5 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.62%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.29%) Terraform
8 3 (0.97%) IBM Guardium
8 3 (0.97%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.65%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.65%) Nmap
9 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.65%) Puppet
10 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.65%) VMware
3 27 (8.74%) Cisco
4 20 (6.47%) Qualys
5 13 (4.21%) Juniper
6 12 (3.88%) HP
7 11 (3.56%) Black Duck
7 11 (3.56%) Micro Focus
7 11 (3.56%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.56%) Sonatype
8 7 (2.27%) Dell
9 6 (1.94%) Citrix
9 6 (1.94%) Splunk
10 5 (1.62%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.62%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.62%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.62%) McAfee
10 5 (1.62%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.62%) Tripwire
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle