Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 176 190
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 475 544 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.87% 1.87% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.22% 13.89% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 382 413 382
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £72,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 3,592 3,916 3,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.14% 13.44% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,679 3,119 2,869
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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
Surrey +53 159 £62,500 - 11
Thames Valley -18 155 £62,500 +4.17% 27
Berkshire -15 115 £62,500 +0.20% 13
Hampshire +2 101 £45,000 -2.70% 18
East Sussex +43 44 £31,000 -28.74% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 36 £62,000 +37.78% 13
West Sussex -8 13 £62,500 +4.17% 4
Kent -37 8 £40,000 -31.91% 2
Oxfordshire -14 4 £35,000 -41.67% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 282 (59.37%) Information Security
2 192 (40.42%) Cybersecurity
3 166 (34.95%) CISSP
4 133 (28.00%) Management Information System
5 131 (27.58%) Firewall
5 131 (27.58%) GDPR
6 130 (27.37%) CISM
7 128 (26.95%) SIEM
8 124 (26.11%) Network Security
9 122 (25.68%) Degree
9 122 (25.68%) ITIL
10 110 (23.16%) NIST
11 90 (18.95%) PCI DSS
11 90 (18.95%) Azure
12 89 (18.74%) TOGAF
13 79 (16.63%) Security Architecture
14 77 (16.21%) Windows
15 76 (16.00%) Security Cleared
16 72 (15.16%) Project Management
17 70 (14.74%) Data Protection
18 68 (14.32%) SABSA
19 65 (13.68%) Penetration Testing
20 64 (13.47%) Risk Management
20 64 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
21 63 (13.26%) Finance
22 62 (13.05%) Agile Software Development
22 62 (13.05%) Microsoft
22 62 (13.05%) Enterprise Architecture
22 62 (13.05%) Security Testing
23 60 (12.63%) Active Directory

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 (3.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.05%) IIS
4 4 (0.84%) Apache
4 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.42%) Confluence
6 2 (0.42%) nginx
6 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.79%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 90 (18.95%) Azure
2 44 (9.26%) AWS
3 43 (9.05%) Office 365
4 18 (3.79%) SaaS
5 13 (2.74%) Power Platform
6 10 (2.11%) IaaS
7 7 (1.47%) GCP
8 6 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.26%) PaaS
8 6 (1.26%) PowerApps
9 5 (1.05%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.05%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.42%) Route 53
11 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (27.58%) Firewall
2 124 (26.11%) Network Security
3 58 (12.21%) TCP/IP
4 50 (10.53%) WAN
5 48 (10.11%) LAN
6 31 (6.53%) DNS
7 30 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 30 (6.32%) VPN
8 17 (3.58%) Internet
9 14 (2.95%) DHCP
9 14 (2.95%) Ethernet
10 11 (2.32%) RTP
10 11 (2.32%) SSL
11 10 (2.11%) HTTP
11 10 (2.11%) IPsec
12 8 (1.68%) VoIP
13 5 (1.05%) SAN
14 4 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.84%) Skype
14 4 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.47%) Power BI
4 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (0.63%) Big Data
7 3 (0.63%) Maltego
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.42%) MySQL
8 2 (0.42%) Redis
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.84%) Burp Suite
3 4 (0.84%) JIRA
4 3 (0.63%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (0.63%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.42%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.42%) Subversion
5 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.21%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (13.26%) Finance
2 39 (8.21%) Legal
3 37 (7.79%) Public Sector
4 25 (5.26%) Retail
5 15 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.26%) Law
7 5 (1.05%) Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Games
8 4 (0.84%) Marketing
8 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.42%) Automotive
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (23.58%) Consultant
2 83 (17.47%) Security Consultant
3 46 (9.68%) Security Engineer
3 46 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 44 (9.26%) Analyst
5 43 (9.05%) Security Officer
6 40 (8.42%) Architect
7 38 (8.00%) Security Architect
8 35 (7.37%) Security Analyst
9 34 (7.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 28 (5.89%) Information Officer
10 28 (5.89%) Information Security Officer
11 26 (5.47%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 25 (5.26%) Information Manager
12 25 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
13 23 (4.84%) Information Security Engineer
14 20 (4.21%) Security Specialist
15 18 (3.79%) Solutions Consultant
16 17 (3.58%) Information Security Analyst
16 17 (3.58%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.32%) OpenID
2 10 (2.11%) OAuth
2 10 (2.11%) OAuth2
2 10 (2.11%) XACML
3 5 (1.05%) Web Services
4 4 (0.84%) CSS
4 4 (0.84%) JSON
5 3 (0.63%) .NET
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
5 3 (0.63%) OLE
6 2 (0.42%) Ajax
6 2 (0.42%) Node.js
6 2 (0.42%) REST
6 2 (0.42%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Symfony
7 1 (0.21%) Vue.js
7 1 (0.21%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.21%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.42%) Data Protection Act
2 40 (8.42%) PKI
3 38 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (5.89%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.79%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (2.95%) Cyberattack
8 10 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.26%) Clustering
10 6 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.05%) NHS
11 5 (1.05%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.84%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.84%) Online Games
12 4 (0.84%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.21%) Windows
2 29 (6.11%) Linux
3 28 (5.89%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.16%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.26%) Solaris
6 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.63%) Android
7 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.42%) CentOS
8 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (59.37%) Information Security
2 192 (40.42%) Cybersecurity
3 128 (26.95%) SIEM
4 122 (25.68%) ITIL
5 89 (18.74%) TOGAF
6 79 (16.63%) Security Architecture
7 72 (15.16%) Project Management
8 70 (14.74%) Data Protection
9 68 (14.32%) SABSA
10 65 (13.68%) Penetration Testing
11 64 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (13.47%) Risk Management
12 62 (13.05%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (13.05%) Enterprise Architecture
12 62 (13.05%) Security Testing
13 60 (12.63%) Security Management
14 56 (11.79%) Cryptography
14 56 (11.79%) Incident Management
15 52 (10.95%) Vulnerability Management
16 50 (10.53%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.79%) PowerShell
2 29 (6.11%) SQL
3 10 (2.11%) Python
4 7 (1.47%) Ruby
5 6 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.63%) C#
7 3 (0.63%) PHP
8 2 (0.42%) Java
8 2 (0.42%) VBScript
9 1 (0.21%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 166 (34.95%) CISSP
2 130 (27.37%) CISM
3 122 (25.68%) Degree
4 76 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 49 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (7.16%) SC Cleared
7 33 (6.95%) CISA
8 29 (6.11%) CREST Certified
8 29 (6.11%) GIAC
9 28 (5.89%) CEH
10 27 (5.68%) Master's Degree
11 22 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (4.42%) CCNP
13 20 (4.21%) CCNA
13 20 (4.21%) TOGAF Certification
14 19 (4.00%) SSCP
15 16 (3.37%) CESG Certified Professional
16 11 (2.32%) MCSE
17 10 (2.11%) CRISC
18 9 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (27.58%) GDPR
2 110 (23.16%) NIST
3 90 (18.95%) PCI DSS
4 54 (11.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 44 (9.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 44 (9.26%) ISO 9001
6 37 (7.79%) SLA
7 31 (6.53%) COBIT
7 31 (6.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 30 (6.32%) ISO 22301
9 27 (5.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (3.16%) NIST 800
11 14 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (2.32%) NCSC
13 6 (1.26%) PMO
14 4 (0.84%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.84%) ISO 31000
14 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 4 (0.84%) RMADS
15 3 (0.63%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 60 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.84%) Sendmail
4 4 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.63%) Docker
5 3 (0.63%) Snort
5 3 (0.63%) vSphere
5 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 2 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.42%) Postfix
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (2.95%) Nessus
2 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (1.89%) SCCM
3 5 (1.05%) Puppet
4 4 (0.84%) Ansible
4 4 (0.84%) Nagios
4 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.63%) Nmap
5 3 (0.63%) OpenVAS
5 3 (0.63%) QRadar
5 3 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.63%) Terraform
6 2 (0.42%) IBM Guardium
6 2 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.42%) SCOM
6 2 (0.42%) SCSM
Vendors
1 62 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.63%) Cisco
3 30 (6.32%) Fortinet
4 29 (6.11%) VMware
5 23 (4.84%) Meraki
6 18 (3.79%) Brocade
6 18 (3.79%) Huawei
6 18 (3.79%) Ruckus Wireless
7 13 (2.74%) Oracle
8 11 (2.32%) CheckPoint
9 10 (2.11%) Juniper
10 9 (1.89%) Citrix
10 9 (1.89%) SonicWALL
11 8 (1.68%) Splunk
12 7 (1.47%) Google
12 7 (1.47%) Qualys
13 5 (1.05%) ArcSight
13 5 (1.05%) Centrify
13 5 (1.05%) Dell
13 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com