Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1108 1127 1141
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14 +41
Permanent jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 68 66 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.038% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 94
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.89% +2.17%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £41,400
90th Percentile £81,500 £74,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -23.91% +12.20%

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 41,120 45,109 57,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.55% 25.65% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31,934 35,833 45,986
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -4 61 £52,500 +5.00% 10
UK excluding London +18 45 £50,000 +14.29% 6
South East +39 27 £50,000 -14.89% 1
London -36 15 £61,250 +22.50% 4
North of England 0 11 £62,500 +42.86% 1
North West -4 8 - - 1
South West +7 5 £42,500 -42.37% 2
Yorkshire +11 3 £62,500 +48.81%
Midlands +3 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England - 1 £38,316 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 68 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (92.65%) Information Security
3 42 (61.76%) CISSP
3 42 (61.76%) CISM
4 40 (58.82%) CISA
5 38 (55.88%) PCI DSS
6 29 (42.65%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
7 20 (29.41%) ISMS
8 19 (27.94%) Retail
9 18 (26.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 17 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 16 (23.53%) GDPR
12 15 (22.06%) Finance
12 15 (22.06%) CRISC
13 13 (19.12%) PCI QSA
13 13 (19.12%) Security Management
13 13 (19.12%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (19.12%) Internet
14 12 (17.65%) Information Security Management
14 12 (17.65%) Data Protection
15 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
16 10 (14.71%) Degree
16 10 (14.71%) Compliance Audit
17 9 (13.24%) Presales
17 9 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
17 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
17 9 (13.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 9 (13.24%) Six Sigma
18 8 (11.76%) ITIL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (4.41%) SMS
3 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
4 2 (2.94%) Network Security
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Big Data
1 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
General
1 19 (27.94%) Retail
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 5 (7.35%) Games
5 5 (7.35%) Marketing
6 3 (4.41%) Law
7 2 (2.94%) Legal
8 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Consultant
2 20 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 14 (20.59%) Auditor
4 12 (17.65%) Security Auditor
5 11 (16.18%) Information Security Consultant
5 11 (16.18%) Security Specialist
6 10 (14.71%) Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Information Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Security Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Information Security Specialist
7 9 (13.24%) Information Specialist
8 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Information Officer
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
9 4 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Principal Security Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Security Officer
10 3 (4.41%) Information Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.41%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.94%) CESG
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (92.65%) Information Security
2 29 (42.65%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (29.41%) ISMS
3 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 13 (19.12%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (19.12%) Security Management
5 12 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 12 (17.65%) Information Security Management
6 10 (14.71%) Compliance Audit
7 9 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Presales
7 9 (13.24%) Six Sigma
8 8 (11.76%) ITIL
9 7 (10.29%) Business Continuity
9 7 (10.29%) Security Architecture
10 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 6 (8.82%) Internal Audit
10 6 (8.82%) Remediation Plan
11 5 (7.35%) SIEM
11 5 (7.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 42 (61.76%) CISM
1 42 (61.76%) CISSP
2 40 (58.82%) CISA
3 18 (26.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 15 (22.06%) CRISC
5 13 (19.12%) PCI QSA
6 10 (14.71%) Degree
7 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 6 (8.82%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (5.88%) GIAC
9 4 (5.88%) GSNA
9 4 (5.88%) IRCA
10 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.94%) CISMP
11 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.94%) SANS
12 1 (1.47%) CLAS
12 1 (1.47%) CREST Certified
12 1 (1.47%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (55.88%) PCI DSS
3 16 (23.53%) GDPR
4 8 (11.76%) COBIT
5 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (7.35%) ISO 22301
7 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (5.88%) ISO 31000
9 3 (4.41%) HIPAA
9 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (2.94%) PA-DSS
10 2 (2.94%) TickIT
11 1 (1.47%) GPG13
11 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
11 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (1.47%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) Apple
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco
1 2 (2.94%) FireEye
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.94%) Qualys
2 1 (1.47%) CyberArk
2 1 (1.47%) SAP