Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 172 195
Rank change year-on-year +38 +23 +44
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 508 496 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 1.88% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.55% 13.13% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 404 368 351
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% -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 3,267 3,779 3,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.20% 14.30% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,451 2,983 3,055
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +3 182 £62,500 +4.17% 26
Surrey +89 166 £62,500 +10.62% 18
Berkshire +16 119 £62,500 +4.17% 19
Hampshire +4 102 £45,000 -3.23% 8
Buckinghamshire +30 50 £60,000 - 3
East Sussex +28 45 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Oxfordshire -25 13 £60,000 +13.21% 4
West Sussex -11 7 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Kent -30 3 £78,750 +117.24%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 316 (62.20%) Information Security
2 209 (41.14%) Cybersecurity
3 180 (35.43%) CISSP
4 140 (27.56%) ITIL
4 140 (27.56%) CISM
5 139 (27.36%) NIST
6 129 (25.39%) GDPR
7 124 (24.41%) Firewall
8 120 (23.62%) SIEM
9 113 (22.24%) Degree
10 112 (22.05%) Management Information System
11 98 (19.29%) Security Cleared
12 94 (18.50%) Azure
13 93 (18.31%) Risk Management
14 89 (17.52%) PCI DSS
15 81 (15.94%) TOGAF
16 79 (15.55%) Network Security
17 78 (15.35%) Security Architecture
18 70 (13.78%) Windows
19 68 (13.39%) Data Protection
20 67 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
21 64 (12.60%) Vulnerability Management
22 62 (12.20%) Security Operations
23 61 (12.01%) SABSA
24 60 (11.81%) Security Testing
24 60 (11.81%) Penetration Testing
25 58 (11.42%) Incident Management
25 58 (11.42%) Finance
25 58 (11.42%) Microsoft
26 57 (11.22%) PowerShell

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 27 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.38%) Apache
4 4 (0.79%) SAS
5 3 (0.59%) Confluence
5 3 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.20%) nginx
6 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 94 (18.50%) Azure
2 45 (8.86%) AWS
3 39 (7.68%) Office 365
4 23 (4.53%) SaaS
5 16 (3.15%) Power Platform
6 12 (2.36%) IaaS
6 12 (2.36%) PowerApps
7 8 (1.57%) PaaS
8 7 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.98%) GCP
9 5 (0.98%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.79%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.79%) Serverless
11 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (24.41%) Firewall
2 79 (15.55%) Network Security
3 46 (9.06%) DNS
4 45 (8.86%) WAN
5 42 (8.27%) LAN
6 41 (8.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 34 (6.69%) TCP/IP
7 34 (6.69%) VPN
8 30 (5.91%) Internet
9 26 (5.12%) DHCP
10 19 (3.74%) Ethernet
11 15 (2.95%) RTP
12 10 (1.97%) HTTP
13 9 (1.77%) IPsec
13 9 (1.77%) SSL
14 8 (1.57%) BGP
15 6 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
16 5 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.98%) SAN
16 5 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.77%) Power BI
4 4 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (0.79%) Maltego
4 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.59%) Big Data
5 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.59%) MySQL
5 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.79%) Burp Suite
2 4 (0.79%) JIRA
2 4 (0.79%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.39%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 58 (11.42%) Finance
2 52 (10.24%) Public Sector
3 44 (8.66%) Legal
4 29 (5.71%) Retail
5 27 (5.31%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.38%) Banking
7 6 (1.18%) Law
7 6 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.98%) Games
8 5 (0.98%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 84 (16.54%) Consultant
2 80 (15.75%) Analyst
3 58 (11.42%) Security Analyst
4 54 (10.63%) Security Consultant
5 52 (10.24%) Security Engineer
6 44 (8.66%) Security Manager
7 43 (8.46%) Architect
8 41 (8.07%) Security Architect
9 31 (6.10%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 29 (5.71%) Information Analyst
10 29 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
11 27 (5.31%) Information Security Officer
11 27 (5.31%) Security Officer
12 26 (5.12%) Administrator
12 26 (5.12%) Information Officer
13 24 (4.72%) Information Manager
13 24 (4.72%) Information Security Manager
13 24 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (4.53%) Security Specialist
15 22 (4.33%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.36%) .NET
2 8 (1.57%) ModSecurity
2 8 (1.57%) OpenID
3 7 (1.38%) OAuth
3 7 (1.38%) OAuth2
3 7 (1.38%) XACML
4 4 (0.79%) .NET Core
4 4 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.79%) CSS
4 4 (0.79%) Entity Framework
4 4 (0.79%) HTML
4 4 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.39%) LDAP
6 2 (0.39%) Middleware
6 2 (0.39%) Web Services
7 1 (0.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (22.05%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.09%) Data Protection Act
3 35 (6.89%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (6.50%) PKI
5 32 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.53%) Cyberattack
7 19 (3.74%) Clustering
8 16 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.18%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.18%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.98%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 4 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.79%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.79%) Online Games
13 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.59%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (0.59%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.78%) Windows
2 55 (10.83%) Linux
3 17 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.76%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.79%) CentOS
8 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.59%) Solaris
8 3 (0.59%) Unix
8 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.39%) Android
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (62.20%) Information Security
2 209 (41.14%) Cybersecurity
3 140 (27.56%) ITIL
4 120 (23.62%) SIEM
5 93 (18.31%) Risk Management
6 81 (15.94%) TOGAF
7 78 (15.35%) Security Architecture
8 68 (13.39%) Data Protection
9 67 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (12.60%) Vulnerability Management
11 62 (12.20%) Security Operations
12 61 (12.01%) SABSA
13 60 (11.81%) Penetration Testing
13 60 (11.81%) Security Testing
14 58 (11.42%) Incident Management
15 55 (10.83%) Project Management
16 54 (10.63%) Enterprise Architecture
16 54 (10.63%) Service Delivery
17 53 (10.43%) Security Management
18 52 (10.24%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.22%) PowerShell
2 49 (9.65%) Python
3 30 (5.91%) SQL
4 19 (3.74%) Ruby
5 14 (2.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (1.57%) C#
7 5 (0.98%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.79%) VBA
9 3 (0.59%) VBScript
10 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) C
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 180 (35.43%) CISSP
2 140 (27.56%) CISM
3 113 (22.24%) Degree
4 98 (19.29%) Security Cleared
5 43 (8.46%) SC Cleared
6 41 (8.07%) CEH
7 33 (6.50%) CISA
8 32 (6.30%) CREST Certified
8 32 (6.30%) GIAC
9 31 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (4.92%) CRISC
11 24 (4.72%) SSCP
12 21 (4.13%) CESG Certified Professional
12 21 (4.13%) Master's Degree
12 21 (4.13%) SANS
13 14 (2.76%) TOGAF Certification
14 13 (2.56%) CCNA
15 12 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (2.17%) GSEC
17 10 (1.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (27.36%) NIST
2 129 (25.39%) GDPR
3 89 (17.52%) PCI DSS
4 56 (11.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 50 (9.84%) SLA
6 49 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 41 (8.07%) ISO 9001
8 39 (7.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 32 (6.30%) NIST 800
10 28 (5.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 27 (5.31%) COBIT
12 25 (4.92%) NCSC
12 25 (4.92%) QA
13 22 (4.33%) JSP 440
14 21 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 17 (3.35%) ISO 22301
16 13 (2.56%) Data Quality
17 11 (2.17%) RMADS
18 7 (1.38%) ISO 14001
19 5 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 38 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.59%) Docker
4 3 (0.59%) KVM
4 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.59%) Squid
5 2 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.39%) Postfix
6 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (3.54%) Nessus
2 11 (2.17%) Ansible
3 9 (1.77%) HP Fortify
3 9 (1.77%) Nmap
3 9 (1.77%) WebInspect
4 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.79%) OpenVAS
6 4 (0.79%) Puppet
6 4 (0.79%) SCCM
6 4 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.59%) Nagios
8 2 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.39%) Terraform
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.50%) VMware
3 21 (4.13%) Juniper
4 17 (3.35%) Qualys
5 16 (3.15%) Cisco
6 14 (2.76%) CheckPoint
6 14 (2.76%) Oracle
7 13 (2.56%) Fortinet
8 11 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.77%) Black Duck
9 9 (1.77%) Micro Focus
9 9 (1.77%) Sonatype
9 9 (1.77%) SonicWALL
10 6 (1.18%) HP
10 6 (1.18%) Meraki
11 5 (0.98%) Google
11 5 (0.98%) McAfee
11 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.98%) Symantec
12 4 (0.79%) Dell