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

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1114 1109
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5 +148
Permanent jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 75 86 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.049% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 118
UK median annual salary £59,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year -4.17% +2.13% +17.50%

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 38,948 42,948 51,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.56% 24.45% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28,897 32,980 41,522
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +34 69 £59,500 -0.83% 8
UK excluding London +22 51 £57,500 -4.17% 6
North of England +34 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
London +40 19 £59,500 -10.19% 3
Midlands +32 13 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +44 11 £51,250 +13.89% 1
West Midlands +29 11 £51,250 -14.58%
South East -14 8 £69,750 +16.25% 1
South West -3 7 £67,500 +12.50% 1
North East - 6 £57,500 -
North West +9 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands +9 2 £66,000 - 1
Scotland -5 2 £67,250 +58.24% 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 75 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (94.67%) Information Security
3 61 (81.33%) CISSP
4 52 (69.33%) CISM
5 49 (65.33%) PCI DSS
6 32 (42.67%) CISA
6 32 (42.67%) GDPR
7 27 (36.00%) Risk Management
8 24 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (29.33%) Degree
10 19 (25.33%) Security Management
10 19 (25.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 14 (18.67%) CEH
12 14 (18.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 13 (17.33%) Information Security Management
13 13 (17.33%) Data Protection
14 12 (16.00%) CISMP
14 12 (16.00%) Finance
15 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 10 (13.33%) Security Architecture
16 9 (12.00%) PCI QSA
16 9 (12.00%) SSCP
16 9 (12.00%) Security Operations
16 9 (12.00%) CESG Certified Professional
17 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (10.67%) Internal Audit
17 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
17 8 (10.67%) Retail
18 7 (9.33%) ISMS

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 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (4.00%) LAN
1 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (4.00%) WAN
1 3 (4.00%) Wireless
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) SMS
3 1 (1.33%) VPN
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Retail
3 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.00%) Banking
4 6 (8.00%) Local Government
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Consultant
2 26 (34.67%) Security Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) Analyst
4 17 (22.67%) Information Analyst
4 17 (22.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 17 (22.67%) Security Analyst
5 15 (20.00%) Security Manager
6 14 (18.67%) Information Security Consultant
7 13 (17.33%) Information Manager
7 13 (17.33%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Senior Information Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 9 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
9 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 7 (9.33%) Auditor
10 7 (9.33%) Information Security Auditor
10 7 (9.33%) Security Auditor
11 3 (4.00%) CISSP Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) CISSP Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.33%) CESG
4 6 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.33%) Robotics
7 1 (1.33%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (94.67%) Information Security
2 27 (36.00%) Risk Management
3 24 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (25.33%) Security Management
5 13 (17.33%) Data Protection
5 13 (17.33%) Information Security Management
6 10 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 9 (12.00%) Security Operations
8 8 (10.67%) Internal Audit
9 7 (9.33%) ISMS
10 6 (8.00%) ITIL
11 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
11 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.67%) Due Diligence
11 5 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (5.33%) Critical Thinking
12 4 (5.33%) Data Privacy
12 4 (5.33%) Process Management
13 3 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 61 (81.33%) CISSP
2 52 (69.33%) CISM
3 32 (42.67%) CISA
4 22 (29.33%) Degree
5 14 (18.67%) CEH
5 14 (18.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 12 (16.00%) CISMP
7 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 9 (12.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (12.00%) PCI QSA
8 9 (12.00%) SSCP
9 5 (6.67%) SANS
10 4 (5.33%) CCNA
10 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (5.33%) ISACA
11 3 (4.00%) CRISC
11 3 (4.00%) GIAC
11 3 (4.00%) GSNA
11 3 (4.00%) IRCA
11 3 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (65.33%) PCI DSS
3 32 (42.67%) GDPR
4 19 (25.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (8.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (4.00%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (4.00%) COBIT
6 3 (4.00%) COSO
7 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.67%) ISO 22301
7 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.33%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.33%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco
3 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Sun
3 1 (1.33%) VMware