Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1101 1124
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 +108
Permanent jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 83 70 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.041% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 64 87 137
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £39,300 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £80,000 £84,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% +26.83%

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 41,655 43,483 57,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.47% 25.20% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31,865 34,274 45,773
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 £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 0 72 £55,000 -8.33% 16
UK excluding London -16 42 £50,000 -16.67% 11
London -6 33 £55,000 - 6
South East +14 21 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North of England +1 10 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +33 8 £60,000 - 3
Midlands -20 5 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -25 5 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South West -16 3 £42,500 -29.17% 2
Scotland - 3 £41,000 -
North West -18 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 83 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (86.75%) Information Security
3 52 (62.65%) CISSP
4 44 (53.01%) CISA
4 44 (53.01%) CISM
5 38 (45.78%) PCI DSS
6 36 (43.37%) GDPR
7 33 (39.76%) Cybersecurity
8 26 (31.33%) Degree
9 23 (27.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 22 (26.51%) Risk Management
11 21 (25.30%) Management Information System
12 20 (24.10%) Security Management
12 20 (24.10%) ISMS
13 19 (22.89%) Information Security Management
14 17 (20.48%) Data Protection
15 16 (19.28%) COBIT
16 15 (18.07%) Finance
17 14 (16.87%) Retail
18 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
18 13 (15.66%) Self-Motivation
18 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (15.66%) Cyber Essentials
18 13 (15.66%) Data Privacy
18 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (14.46%) CRISC
19 12 (14.46%) Risk Assessment
20 11 (13.25%) ITIL
20 11 (13.25%) Penetration Testing
20 11 (13.25%) PCI QSA

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 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.82%) Firewall
4 3 (3.61%) SMS
5 2 (2.41%) IPsec
5 2 (2.41%) SSL
5 2 (2.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) LAN
6 1 (1.20%) Network Security
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Retail
3 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.84%) Banking
5 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (6.02%) Games
7 3 (3.61%) Local Government
7 3 (3.61%) Marketing
8 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.41%) Automotive
8 2 (2.41%) Law
8 2 (2.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Consultant
2 20 (24.10%) Security Consultant
3 16 (19.28%) Analyst
4 15 (18.07%) Security Analyst
5 14 (16.87%) Information Analyst
5 14 (16.87%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (12.05%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (10.84%) Security Manager
8 8 (9.64%) Auditor
8 8 (9.64%) Information Manager
8 8 (9.64%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS Consultant
9 7 (8.43%) Security Specialist
10 6 (7.23%) Security Auditor
11 5 (6.02%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 5 (6.02%) Information Security Specialist
11 5 (6.02%) Information Specialist
12 4 (4.82%) QA Manager
12 4 (4.82%) QA Test Manager
12 4 (4.82%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.66%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.23%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.82%) CESG
7 3 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.61%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.61%) Robotics
8 2 (2.41%) PKI
9 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (1.20%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.20%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Linux
1 2 (2.41%) Unix
1 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Information Security
2 33 (39.76%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (26.51%) Risk Management
4 20 (24.10%) ISMS
4 20 (24.10%) Security Management
5 19 (22.89%) Information Security Management
6 17 (20.48%) Data Protection
7 13 (15.66%) Data Privacy
7 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (14.46%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (13.25%) ITIL
9 11 (13.25%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (12.05%) Matrix Organization
10 10 (12.05%) Six Sigma
11 7 (8.43%) Compliance Audit
11 7 (8.43%) Data Encryption
11 7 (8.43%) Information Management
11 7 (8.43%) Presales
11 7 (8.43%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 52 (62.65%) CISSP
2 44 (53.01%) CISA
2 44 (53.01%) CISM
3 26 (31.33%) Degree
4 23 (27.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 12 (14.46%) CRISC
6 11 (13.25%) PCI QSA
7 10 (12.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.23%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (6.02%) CISMP
11 4 (4.82%) CLAS
11 4 (4.82%) ISEB
11 4 (4.82%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
11 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (4.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (4.82%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 3 (3.61%) IRCA
12 3 (3.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (45.78%) PCI DSS
3 36 (43.37%) GDPR
4 16 (19.28%) COBIT
5 13 (15.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (7.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (6.02%) ISO 22301
7 5 (6.02%) ISO 9001
8 4 (4.82%) ISO 31000
8 4 (4.82%) QA
9 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (3.61%) JSP 440
10 2 (2.41%) TickIT
11 1 (1.20%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (1.20%) COSO
11 1 (1.20%) HIPAA
11 1 (1.20%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) RSA Archer
1 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Capita
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Cisco
2 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.41%) Apple
3 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.41%) FireEye
3 2 (2.41%) Qualys
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) CyberArk