Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 1113 1118
Rank change year-on-year +39 +5 +118
Permanent jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 67 77 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.043% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 99
UK median annual salary £59,500 £57,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -3.75% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,250 £41,250 £40,750
90th Percentile £81,000 £77,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -

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 38,622 43,537 49,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.25% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28,604 33,457 39,800
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor in the UK

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Top 14 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 13 November 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 +40 63 £58,500 +1.74% 13
UK excluding London +30 49 £57,500 +15.00% 11
North of England +46 20 £53,750 +7.50% 8
London +55 14 £59,500 -8.46% 2
Midlands +36 10 £50,000 -15.25%
West Midlands +49 8 £45,000 -23.73%
Yorkshire +32 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East +6 8 £69,750 +14.34% 2
North West -2 6 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North East - 6 £57,500 -
South West 0 5 £67,500 +58.82%
East of England +29 4 - - 1
East Midlands +8 2 £66,000 -
Scotland -10 2 £67,250 +58.24%

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 67 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (94.03%) Information Security
3 53 (79.10%) CISSP
4 51 (76.12%) CISM
5 39 (58.21%) PCI DSS
6 30 (44.78%) CISA
7 24 (35.82%) Risk Management
8 20 (29.85%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (28.36%) Degree
9 19 (28.36%) GDPR
10 15 (22.39%) Security Management
11 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
12 13 (19.40%) CEH
13 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
13 12 (17.91%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (16.42%) Finance
14 11 (16.42%) Information Security Management
15 10 (14.93%) CISMP
15 10 (14.93%) Security Operations
16 9 (13.43%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (13.43%) Security Architecture
16 9 (13.43%) SSCP
17 8 (11.94%) ITIL
17 8 (11.94%) Self-Motivation
18 7 (10.45%) Critical Thinking
18 7 (10.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
18 7 (10.45%) Identity Access Management
18 7 (10.45%) Internal Audit
18 7 (10.45%) PCI QSA
18 7 (10.45%) CESG

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 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) LAN
1 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications
1 3 (4.48%) WAN
1 3 (4.48%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) SMS
3 1 (1.49%) Broadband
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Legal
2 6 (8.96%) Local Government
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Consultant
1 20 (29.85%) Security Consultant
2 19 (28.36%) Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Security Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Information Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Security Manager
6 9 (13.43%) Information Manager
6 9 (13.43%) Information Security Manager
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Information Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Security Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 8 (11.94%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (10.45%) Auditor
8 7 (10.45%) Information Security Auditor
8 7 (10.45%) Security Auditor
9 4 (5.97%) Supplier Manager
10 3 (4.48%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.94%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.45%) CESG
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.49%) Robotics
6 1 (1.49%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (94.03%) Information Security
2 24 (35.82%) Risk Management
3 20 (29.85%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (22.39%) Security Management
5 11 (16.42%) Information Security Management
6 10 (14.93%) Security Operations
7 9 (13.43%) Security Architecture
8 8 (11.94%) ITIL
9 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
9 7 (10.45%) Critical Thinking
9 7 (10.45%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (10.45%) Internal Audit
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.96%) IT Audit
11 4 (5.97%) ISMS
11 4 (5.97%) Process Management
11 4 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (79.10%) CISSP
2 51 (76.12%) CISM
3 30 (44.78%) CISA
4 19 (28.36%) Degree
5 13 (19.40%) CEH
6 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
7 10 (14.93%) CISMP
8 9 (13.43%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (13.43%) SSCP
9 7 (10.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 7 (10.45%) PCI QSA
10 5 (7.46%) ISACA
11 4 (5.97%) CCNA
11 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
12 3 (4.48%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (2.99%) SANS
14 1 (1.49%) CLAS
14 1 (1.49%) CRISC
14 1 (1.49%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (58.21%) PCI DSS
3 19 (28.36%) GDPR
4 12 (17.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (5.97%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (1.49%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco
2 1 (1.49%) Sun