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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 186 177 158
Rank change year-on-year -9 -19 +65
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 355 245 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.75% 1.81% 1.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.23% 12.06% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 285 187 242
10th Percentile £31,750 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +2.80%
75th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,514
% change year-on-year +4.35% +1.75% +4.65%

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 3,162 2,031 2,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.60% 14.98% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,878 1,320 1,805
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,450 £28,850
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,465
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.70% +4.93%
75th Percentile £67,375 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% 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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -38 97 £70,000 +32.08% 16
Surrey +1 78 £60,000 -14.29% 7
Hampshire -27 75 £58,497 +6.36% 17
Berkshire -9 47 £75,000 +44.23% 8
West Sussex -15 43 £62,500 +47.06% 2
Buckinghamshire -61 27 £75,000 +41.51% 5
Kent -33 25 £35,000 -30.00% 3
East Sussex 0 23 £42,750 -5.00%
Oxfordshire -7 23 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Sussex +11 8 £60,000 +50.00%
Middlesex -30 1 £87,500 +59.09%
Home Counties - 1 £120,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 202 (56.90%) Information Security
2 151 (42.54%) Cybersecurity
3 132 (37.18%) CISSP
4 131 (36.90%) GDPR
5 114 (32.11%) Azure
6 112 (31.55%) NIST
7 108 (30.42%) Social Skills
8 101 (28.45%) Microsoft
9 88 (24.79%) CISM
10 77 (21.69%) Windows
11 76 (21.41%) Management Information System
11 76 (21.41%) Microsoft 365
12 72 (20.28%) Finance
13 71 (20.00%) PCI DSS
14 69 (19.44%) Active Directory
15 68 (19.15%) Firewall
16 66 (18.59%) GRC
17 65 (18.31%) Cyber Essentials
18 64 (18.03%) AWS
19 58 (16.34%) Degree
20 57 (16.06%) Risk Management
21 54 (15.21%) Security Management
21 54 (15.21%) Data Protection
22 52 (14.65%) Penetration Testing
22 52 (14.65%) ITIL
23 49 (13.80%) Vulnerability Management
24 47 (13.24%) OWASP
25 44 (12.39%) SIEM
25 44 (12.39%) DevOps
26 42 (11.83%) Telecoms

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 34 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.54%) CMS
2 9 (2.54%) Umbraco
2 9 (2.54%) WordPress
3 8 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.13%) IIS
5 2 (0.56%) Apache
5 2 (0.56%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.85%) Campfire
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 114 (32.11%) Azure
2 76 (21.41%) Microsoft 365
3 64 (18.03%) AWS
4 33 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (6.48%) IaaS
5 23 (6.48%) SaaS
6 13 (3.66%) PaaS
7 11 (3.10%) Power Platform
8 10 (2.82%) Mimecast
9 9 (2.54%) GCP
9 9 (2.54%) Power Automate
10 7 (1.97%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.41%) HP Helion
11 5 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (1.41%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.85%) Azure Sentinel
13 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 68 (19.15%) Firewall
2 28 (7.89%) Network Security
3 23 (6.48%) DNS
4 17 (4.79%) Internet
5 16 (4.51%) VPN
6 15 (4.23%) DHCP
7 13 (3.66%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.97%) LAN
9 7 (1.97%) WAN
10 6 (1.69%) SSL
11 5 (1.41%) SAN
11 5 (1.41%) SNMP
12 4 (1.13%) SD-WAN
12 4 (1.13%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.13%) Wireless
13 3 (0.85%) Broadband
14 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
14 2 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.10%) Power BI
3 4 (1.13%) Big Data
4 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) QlikView
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 15 (4.23%) Burp Suite
1 15 (4.23%) Log4j
2 11 (3.10%) Postman
3 8 (2.25%) WebSpeed
4 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 108 (30.42%) Social Skills
2 72 (20.28%) Finance
3 42 (11.83%) Telecoms
4 29 (8.17%) Manufacturing
5 26 (7.32%) Legal
5 26 (7.32%) Public Sector
6 24 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (4.79%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (3.10%) Marketing
9 10 (2.82%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (2.25%) Electronics
11 7 (1.97%) Banking
12 6 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (1.69%) Law
12 6 (1.69%) Retail
13 4 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.56%) Billing
16 1 (0.28%) Advertising
16 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (24.79%) Analyst
2 73 (20.56%) Security Analyst
3 43 (12.11%) Security Manager
4 38 (10.70%) IT Analyst
5 34 (9.58%) IT Security Analyst
5 34 (9.58%) Security Officer
6 33 (9.30%) IT Manager
7 31 (8.73%) IT Engineer
8 25 (7.04%) Information Analyst
8 25 (7.04%) Information Security Analyst
9 24 (6.76%) Security Engineer
10 23 (6.48%) Consultant
11 22 (6.20%) IT Security Officer
12 19 (5.35%) IT Security Engineer
13 18 (5.07%) Head of Security
13 18 (5.07%) IT Security Manager
14 17 (4.79%) Security Consultant
15 16 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
16 14 (3.94%) Head of Information
16 14 (3.94%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.35%) HTML
2 14 (3.94%) SAML
3 9 (2.54%) ARM Templates
3 9 (2.54%) CSS
3 9 (2.54%) RESTful
4 8 (2.25%) LDAP
5 5 (1.41%) .NET
6 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.56%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.56%) FHIR
8 2 (0.56%) ModSecurity
8 2 (0.56%) React
8 2 (0.56%) REST
8 2 (0.56%) Swagger
9 1 (0.28%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.28%) Laravel
9 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 76 (21.41%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.76%) Driving Licence
3 23 (6.48%) Public Cloud
4 20 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.51%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.23%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (3.10%) PKI
8 9 (2.54%) User Experience
9 7 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.97%) NHS
10 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.13%) FMCG
11 4 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.85%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.85%) IoT
12 3 (0.85%) Life Science
13 2 (0.56%) BBC
13 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (21.69%) Windows
2 35 (9.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.48%) Linux
4 11 (3.10%) Unix
4 11 (3.10%) Windows Server 2019
5 9 (2.54%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (56.90%) Information Security
2 151 (42.54%) Cybersecurity
3 57 (16.06%) Risk Management
4 54 (15.21%) Data Protection
4 54 (15.21%) Security Management
5 52 (14.65%) ITIL
5 52 (14.65%) Penetration Testing
6 49 (13.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 47 (13.24%) OWASP
8 44 (12.39%) DevOps
8 44 (12.39%) SIEM
9 42 (11.83%) ISMS
10 41 (11.55%) Information Security Management
11 37 (10.42%) Security Operations
11 37 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 36 (10.14%) MITRE ATT&CK
13 32 (9.01%) Mentoring
14 31 (8.73%) Security Testing
14 31 (8.73%) Threat Modelling
15 30 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.89%) SQL
2 21 (5.92%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.54%) Python
5 6 (1.69%) C#
6 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.85%) Bash
8 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) Java
9 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (37.18%) CISSP
2 88 (24.79%) CISM
3 58 (16.34%) Degree
4 35 (9.86%) CISA
5 29 (8.17%) CASP
5 29 (8.17%) CompTIA CySA+
6 27 (7.61%) CRISC
7 26 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (7.04%) CCSP
9 24 (6.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 23 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (5.92%) CompTIA Security+
11 21 (5.92%) SSCP
12 20 (5.63%) CCSK
13 19 (5.35%) Master's Degree
13 19 (5.35%) Security Cleared
14 17 (4.79%) CEH
14 17 (4.79%) SC Cleared
15 14 (3.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (36.90%) GDPR
2 112 (31.55%) NIST
3 71 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 66 (18.59%) GRC
5 65 (18.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 35 (9.86%) COBIT
7 34 (9.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 30 (8.45%) ISO 9001
9 23 (6.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 23 (6.48%) NCSC
10 13 (3.66%) IASME
11 11 (3.10%) HIPAA
11 11 (3.10%) RMADS
12 10 (2.82%) QA
13 8 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (1.97%) SLA
15 6 (1.69%) NIST 800
15 6 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (1.41%) JSP 440
17 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 69 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) Firmware
4 2 (0.56%) pfSense
5 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (4.51%) Nessus
2 15 (4.23%) FortiGate
2 15 (4.23%) Terraform
2 15 (4.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 14 (3.94%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.94%) SCCM
4 13 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.25%) Nexpose
5 8 (2.25%) RSA Archer
6 6 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 5 (1.41%) Puppet
8 4 (1.13%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.85%) Ansible
9 3 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.56%) CASB
10 2 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) Grafana
11 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 101 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.63%) VMware
3 18 (5.07%) Forcepoint
4 16 (4.51%) IBM
4 16 (4.51%) Qualys
4 16 (4.51%) Sophos
4 16 (4.51%) Tanium
5 15 (4.23%) CrowdStrike
5 15 (4.23%) Fortinet
5 15 (4.23%) Okta
5 15 (4.23%) OneTrust
6 13 (3.66%) Google
7 12 (3.38%) SAP
8 11 (3.10%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.54%) Cisco
10 8 (2.25%) Centrify
10 8 (2.25%) Oracle
10 8 (2.25%) Splunk
11 6 (1.69%) Darktrace
12 5 (1.41%) Zscaler