Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 22301 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 22301 over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 22301
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 974 698 971
Rank change year-on-year -276 +273 +116
Permanent jobs citing ISO 22301 89 34 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.061% 0.080%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 62 24 73
10th Percentile £37,650 £44,000 £32,100
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,425 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £65,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.31% +36.84% -7.36%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £88,250 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +62.50% -27.27%

ISO 22301 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 19,990 6,982 18,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 12.44% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12,551 5,486 14,051
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,371 £41,250 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,725 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.37% +7.45% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -

ISO 22301
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 22301 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO 22301.

Salary trend for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO 22301 over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 22301 within the UK over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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 -241 74 £55,000 -15.38% 12
UK excluding London -198 38 £50,000 -23.08% 9
London -218 35 £67,500 +3.85% 6
Work from Home - 26 £70,000 - 2
North of England -113 11 £40,000 -24.31% 3
South East -123 11 £50,000 -25.93% 1
North West - 10 £40,000 - 1
Midlands -108 8 £59,625 +8.41% 2
East of England - 5 £26,500 -
East Midlands -66 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Midlands -89 4 £65,000 -25.71% 1
South West -76 3 £45,000 -30.77%
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT jobs citing ISO 22301 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 22301.

1 60 (67.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (56.18%) Business Continuity
3 47 (52.81%) Information Security
4 36 (40.45%) Finance
5 35 (39.33%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (38.20%) Social Skills
7 31 (34.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (33.71%) Incident Management
9 24 (26.97%) Management Information System
10 23 (25.84%) PCI DSS
11 22 (24.72%) ITIL
12 21 (23.60%) CISSP
12 21 (23.60%) Security Management
12 21 (23.60%) Data Protection
12 21 (23.60%) GDPR
13 20 (22.47%) ISMS
13 20 (22.47%) CISM
14 19 (21.35%) Firewall
14 19 (21.35%) Risk Management
14 19 (21.35%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (20.22%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (17.98%) Infrastructure Management
17 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
17 15 (16.85%) CISA
18 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
18 14 (15.73%) Fintech
18 14 (15.73%) Business Continuity Management
19 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
20 12 (13.48%) Cyber Essentials
20 12 (13.48%) Influencing Skills

ISO 22301
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.87%) IIS
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (5.62%) IaaS
2 5 (5.62%) PaaS
2 5 (5.62%) SaaS
3 4 (4.49%) Azure
3 4 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) Firewall
2 7 (7.87%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (6.74%) IP Telephony
4 5 (5.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.49%) DNS
5 4 (4.49%) Network Security
6 3 (3.37%) DHCP
7 2 (2.25%) Internet
8 1 (1.12%) AMQP
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.12%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (40.45%) Finance
2 34 (38.20%) Social Skills
3 12 (13.48%) Influencing Skills
4 11 (12.36%) Presentation Skills
5 10 (11.24%) Local Government
6 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (10.11%) Banking
7 8 (8.99%) Legal
8 5 (5.62%) Law
9 3 (3.37%) Spanish Language
10 2 (2.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (1.12%) Advertising
11 1 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (1.12%) Games
11 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (1.12%) Police
11 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
11 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Analyst
2 11 (12.36%) Consultant
2 11 (12.36%) Service Manager
3 10 (11.24%) IT Manager
4 9 (10.11%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Data Protection Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Risk Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) IT Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) IT Services Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Service Continuity Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Business Continuity Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Business Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Business Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) .NET Core
1 1 (1.12%) JSON
1 1 (1.12%) REST
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.12%) SOAP
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
1 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.74%) iPhone
3 4 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.37%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) SCORM
6 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
1 10 (11.24%) Windows 10
2 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) Business Continuity
2 47 (52.81%) Information Security
3 35 (39.33%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (34.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (33.71%) Incident Management
6 22 (24.72%) ITIL
7 21 (23.60%) Data Protection
7 21 (23.60%) Security Management
8 20 (22.47%) ISMS
9 19 (21.35%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (21.35%) Risk Management
10 18 (20.22%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (17.98%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (15.73%) Business Continuity Management
12 14 (15.73%) Fintech
13 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (12.36%) Information Security Management
13 11 (12.36%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) C
2 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) CISSP
2 20 (22.47%) CISM
3 15 (16.85%) CISA
3 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.24%) Degree
6 4 (4.49%) CRISC
7 3 (3.37%) CEH
7 3 (3.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (3.37%) PCI QSA
7 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.25%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.25%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (1.12%) CCSA
9 1 (1.12%) CISMP
9 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.12%) OSCP
9 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (67.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (25.84%) PCI DSS
3 21 (23.60%) GDPR
4 12 (13.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (11.24%) NIST
6 9 (10.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (8.99%) ISO 9001
8 7 (7.87%) COBIT
8 7 (7.87%) SLA
9 6 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (6.74%) SOC 2
10 4 (4.49%) GRC
10 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (4.49%) ITGC
11 3 (3.37%) NCSC
12 2 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (2.25%) RMADS
12 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (1.12%) BS25999
13 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.12%) Nessus
2 1 (1.12%) QRadar
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Remedy
3 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Avaya
4 1 (1.12%) BT
4 1 (1.12%) CommVault
4 1 (1.12%) Cylance
4 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.12%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.12%) Qualys
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL