Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1090 1098 1111
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 +152
Permanent jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 93 95 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.054% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 78 104 152
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £40,875 £41,250 £42,750
90th Percentile £72,725 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +20.00%

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 41,711 43,967 55,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 24.77% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31,072 34,129 44,553
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.64% - +6.25%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +3 79 £57,500 -4.17% 17
UK excluding London +3 46 £57,500 -4.17% 14
London +13 38 £57,500 -14.81% 3
North of England +24 18 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Yorkshire +30 11 £57,500 - 2
Midlands +2 11 £52,500 -12.50% 4
West Midlands +14 10 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South West -12 6 £67,500 +12.50% 1
North East - 6 £57,500 - 1
Scotland -23 5 £46,000 +8.24%
South East -26 5 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East Midlands -1 1 £66,000 - 2
North West -10 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 93 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (91.40%) Information Security
3 73 (78.49%) CISSP
4 55 (59.14%) CISM
5 51 (54.84%) PCI DSS
6 46 (49.46%) CISA
7 41 (44.09%) GDPR
8 35 (37.63%) Degree
9 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (25.81%) Risk Management
11 22 (23.66%) Security Management
12 21 (22.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 20 (21.51%) Cyber Essentials
13 20 (21.51%) Management Information System
14 18 (19.35%) Information Security Management
14 18 (19.35%) Finance
15 16 (17.20%) Data Protection
16 15 (16.13%) Security Architecture
17 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
17 14 (15.05%) COBIT
18 13 (13.98%) Data Privacy
18 13 (13.98%) CESG Certified Professional
19 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
19 12 (12.90%) Retail
19 12 (12.90%) CISMP
20 11 (11.83%) ISMS
20 11 (11.83%) PCI QSA
21 10 (10.75%) Matrix Organization
21 10 (10.75%) Banking

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 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) LAN
2 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) Wireless
3 2 (2.15%) SMS
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Retail
3 10 (10.75%) Banking
4 7 (7.53%) Local Government
5 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.15%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Consultant
2 25 (26.88%) Security Consultant
3 20 (21.51%) Analyst
3 20 (21.51%) Security Manager
4 18 (19.35%) Security Analyst
5 17 (18.28%) Information Analyst
5 17 (18.28%) Information Manager
5 17 (18.28%) Information Security Analyst
5 17 (18.28%) Information Security Manager
6 12 (12.90%) Information Security Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Information Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Compliance Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) QA Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Quality Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Security Auditor
9 4 (4.30%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Management Information System
2 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (10.75%) CESG
4 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.38%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.23%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.23%) Robotics
7 2 (2.15%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.15%) SCADA
8 1 (1.08%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (91.40%) Information Security
2 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (25.81%) Risk Management
4 22 (23.66%) Security Management
5 18 (19.35%) Information Security Management
6 16 (17.20%) Data Protection
7 15 (16.13%) Security Architecture
8 13 (13.98%) Data Privacy
9 11 (11.83%) ISMS
10 10 (10.75%) ITIL
10 10 (10.75%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (9.68%) Process Management
12 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.60%) Security Operations
13 7 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (7.53%) Internal Audit
13 7 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 73 (78.49%) CISSP
2 55 (59.14%) CISM
3 46 (49.46%) CISA
4 35 (37.63%) Degree
5 21 (22.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 13 (13.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (12.90%) CISMP
7 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 11 (11.83%) PCI QSA
9 7 (7.53%) CEH
10 6 (6.45%) CRISC
10 6 (6.45%) SSCP
11 5 (5.38%) CLAS
11 5 (5.38%) SANS
11 5 (5.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (4.30%) ISEB
12 4 (4.30%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (4.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (4.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (54.84%) PCI DSS
3 41 (44.09%) GDPR
4 20 (21.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (15.05%) COBIT
6 9 (9.68%) ISO 9001
7 4 (4.30%) ISO 22301
7 4 (4.30%) QA
8 3 (3.23%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (3.23%) COSO
8 3 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (3.23%) JSP 440
9 2 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (1.08%) HIPAA
10 1 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (1.08%) ISO 31000
10 1 (1.08%) NIST 800
10 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.08%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Capita
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.08%) Sun