Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1060 1128 1128
Rank change year-on-year +68 0 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 57 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.041% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 56
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,200 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £82,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -21.74%

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 36,858 42,080 44,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.36% 23.90% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26,853 32,635 35,479
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor in the UK

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

Salary trend for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor in the UK

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor in the UK

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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
England +109 57 £52,500 - 16
UK excluding London +67 42 £52,500 +5.00% 11
North of England +57 17 £55,000 -15.38% 4
London +46 14 £50,000 -16.67% 5
North West +41 14 £75,000 - 3
Midlands +46 10 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands +40 10 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East of England +74 5 - -
South East +19 5 £62,500 +25.00% 2
South West +18 5 £46,000 +8.24% 2
Yorkshire +42 3 £50,000 -23.08% 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 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 with a requirement for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

1 57 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (84.21%) Information Security
3 41 (71.93%) CISM
4 40 (70.18%) CISSP
5 23 (40.35%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (38.60%) CISA
6 22 (38.60%) GDPR
7 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
8 18 (31.58%) Management Information System
9 17 (29.82%) PCI DSS
10 16 (28.07%) Security Management
11 14 (24.56%) Information Security Management
12 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
13 10 (17.54%) Legal
13 10 (17.54%) CISMP
13 10 (17.54%) Degree
13 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
13 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
14 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
14 9 (15.79%) Security Operations
15 8 (14.04%) Incident Management
15 8 (14.04%) ITIL
16 7 (12.28%) ISO 9001
16 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
16 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
16 7 (12.28%) PKI
16 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
16 7 (12.28%) Driving Licence
16 7 (12.28%) Internal Audit

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
1 3 (5.26%) SCCP
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
General
1 10 (17.54%) Legal
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Security Manager
2 11 (19.30%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Information Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Security Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Head of Security
4 7 (12.28%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Compliance Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Head of Operations
5 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Supplier Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Audit Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Compliance Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Information Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Security Compliance Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Security Officer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.28%) PKI
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) Robotics
6 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Information Security
2 23 (40.35%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
4 16 (28.07%) Security Management
5 14 (24.56%) Information Security Management
6 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
7 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
8 9 (15.79%) Security Operations
9 8 (14.04%) Incident Management
9 8 (14.04%) ITIL
10 7 (12.28%) Critical Thinking
10 7 (12.28%) Internal Audit
10 7 (12.28%) IT Audit
10 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
11 6 (10.53%) Due Diligence
11 6 (10.53%) ISMS
12 5 (8.77%) Data Science
12 5 (8.77%) Proactive Monitoring
12 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) C
2 4 (7.02%) C++
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (71.93%) CISM
2 40 (70.18%) CISSP
3 22 (38.60%) CISA
4 10 (17.54%) CISMP
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
4 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) CEH
6 5 (8.77%) CRISC
6 5 (8.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 5 (8.77%) SANS
7 4 (7.02%) DBS Check
8 3 (5.26%) CLAS
9 2 (3.51%) GIAC
10 1 (1.75%) CIMA
10 1 (1.75%) GSNA
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.75%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.75%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (38.60%) GDPR
3 17 (29.82%) PCI DSS
4 7 (12.28%) ISO 9001
4 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (10.53%) ISO 14001
6 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (7.02%) FINRA
8 3 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (3.51%) ISO 22301
10 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco