Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 202 272
Rank change year-on-year -34 +70 +61
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2615 3415 2721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.69% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.10% 12.81% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2798 2262
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.86% +13.33% -

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21612 26662 28584
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.17% 13.19% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16293 21141 22334
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 -38 2404 £55,000 - 101
UK excluding London -42 1482 £47,500 -6.86% 69
London +6 1071 £62,500 - 35
South East -48 447 £55,000 - 23
North of England -33 385 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Midlands -55 226 £50,000 -7.41% 13
North West -24 209 £50,000 - 12
West Midlands -38 188 £50,500 -8.18% 11
South West -2 138 £52,500 -12.50% 7
East of England -45 137 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -67 134 £45,000 - 6
Wales +66 114 £45,000 +7.14% 1
North East +39 42 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland -25 39 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East Midlands -41 38 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Northern Ireland -12 7 £37,500 -1.32%
Channel Islands -7 1 £67,500 +35.00%

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 1626 (62.18%) Information Security
2 1122 (42.91%) CISSP
3 818 (31.28%) CISM
4 810 (30.98%) PCI DSS
5 651 (24.89%) Finance
6 626 (23.94%) Risk Management
7 614 (23.48%) ITIL
8 605 (23.14%) Cybersecurity
9 574 (21.95%) Firewall
10 556 (21.26%) Windows
11 453 (17.32%) Data Protection
12 452 (17.28%) CISA
13 421 (16.10%) SIEM
14 408 (15.60%) Management Information System
15 400 (15.30%) Degree
16 358 (13.69%) Security Management
17 350 (13.38%) Security Architecture
18 345 (13.19%) Microsoft
19 342 (13.08%) Penetration Testing
20 333 (12.73%) Linux
21 303 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
22 296 (11.32%) Active Directory
23 294 (11.24%) Cisco
24 284 (10.86%) Windows Server
25 283 (10.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
26 260 (9.94%) ISMS
27 256 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
28 255 (9.75%) ISO 9001
29 253 (9.67%) GDPR
30 252 (9.64%) Network Security

ISO/IEC 27001
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
1 104 (3.98%) MS Exchange
2 100 (3.82%) IIS
3 51 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 49 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 43 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (0.80%) Apache
9 15 (0.57%) Skype for Business
10 14 (0.54%) CMS
11 11 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.15%) nginx
15 3 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.11%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 10 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.076%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.076%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.076%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.038%) assyst
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.038%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.038%) Maximo
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.038%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.038%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 137 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (4.78%) SaaS
3 107 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (3.37%) Office 365
5 42 (1.61%) IaaS
6 29 (1.11%) PaaS
7 26 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.69%) Mimecast
9 13 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.19%) Bluemix
12 5 (0.19%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.15%) G Suite
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.11%) GitHub
15 2 (0.076%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 574 (21.95%) Firewall
2 252 (9.64%) Network Security
3 180 (6.88%) TCP/IP
4 151 (5.77%) VPN
5 137 (5.24%) LAN
6 129 (4.93%) DNS
6 129 (4.93%) WAN
7 114 (4.36%) Internet
8 87 (3.33%) DHCP
9 84 (3.21%) SAN
10 74 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
11 69 (2.64%) VoIP
12 61 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 54 (2.07%) Wireless
14 45 (1.72%) SSL
15 42 (1.61%) SNMP
16 38 (1.45%) VLAN
17 34 (1.30%) IPsec
18 29 (1.11%) HTTP
19 23 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 52 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (1.95%) MySQL
4 30 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (1.07%) Big Data
6 21 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.42%) Power BI
11 10 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.31%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.23%) Looker
15 6 (0.23%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 41 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 40 (1.53%) Subversion
3 38 (1.45%) Eclipse
3 38 (1.45%) Maven
4 20 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 19 (0.73%) Metasploit
6 10 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.38%) PHPUnit
7 8 (0.31%) Fiddler
8 6 (0.23%) Burp Suite
8 6 (0.23%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.19%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.19%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.15%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.15%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.15%) JIRA
10 4 (0.15%) Phing
10 4 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.11%) MSI
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle APEX
General
1 651 (24.89%) Finance
2 177 (6.77%) Legal
3 127 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 110 (4.21%) Banking
5 89 (3.40%) Retail
6 83 (3.17%) Law
7 71 (2.72%) Marketing
8 37 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.11%) Back Office
9 29 (1.11%) Electronics
10 21 (0.80%) Advertising
10 21 (0.80%) Games
11 20 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.54%) Military
13 11 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.42%) Local Government
13 11 (0.42%) Publishing
14 9 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 587 (22.45%) Analyst
2 481 (18.39%) Security Analyst
3 376 (14.38%) Consultant
4 374 (14.30%) Security Manager
5 282 (10.78%) Security Consultant
6 252 (9.64%) Information Analyst
7 248 (9.48%) Information Security Analyst
8 191 (7.30%) Information Manager
9 181 (6.92%) Information Security Manager
10 179 (6.85%) Architect
11 177 (6.77%) IT Analyst
11 177 (6.77%) IT Manager
12 131 (5.01%) Security Engineer
13 129 (4.93%) IT Security Analyst
14 121 (4.63%) Security Architect
15 119 (4.55%) Security Officer
16 117 (4.47%) Information Security Consultant
17 108 (4.13%) Security Specialist
18 101 (3.86%) IT Security Manager
19 89 (3.40%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (4.21%) Web Services
2 87 (3.33%) .NET
3 47 (1.80%) ASP.NET
4 44 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 42 (1.61%) Hibernate
5 42 (1.61%) REST
5 42 (1.61%) SOAP
6 41 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (1.57%) Java SE
6 41 (1.57%) RESTful
7 40 (1.53%) Middleware
7 40 (1.53%) Spring
8 39 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (1.45%) EJB
10 35 (1.34%) LAMP
11 16 (0.61%) Regular Expression
12 14 (0.54%) 802.1X
12 14 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (0.50%) XML
13 13 (0.50%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 408 (15.60%) Management Information System
2 234 (8.95%) Data Protection Act
3 168 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 110 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 75 (2.87%) Cyberthreat
7 74 (2.83%) CESG
8 60 (2.29%) PKI
9 59 (2.26%) User Experience
10 55 (2.10%) Driving Licence
11 48 (1.84%) Mainframe
12 35 (1.34%) Cyber Attack
13 34 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
14 33 (1.26%) Smart Meter
15 32 (1.22%) Mobile App
15 32 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
16 29 (1.11%) Clustering
17 27 (1.03%) NHS
18 25 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 25 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 556 (21.26%) Windows
2 333 (12.73%) Linux
3 284 (10.86%) Windows Server
4 99 (3.79%) Unix
5 75 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (2.26%) Apple iOS
8 51 (1.95%) CentOS
9 47 (1.80%) Mac OS X
10 36 (1.38%) Ubuntu
11 33 (1.26%) Debian
11 33 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (1.22%) Windows 10
13 29 (1.11%) Windows 7
14 28 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (0.99%) Kali Linux
16 14 (0.54%) Android
17 7 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.27%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1626 (62.18%) Information Security
2 626 (23.94%) Risk Management
3 614 (23.48%) ITIL
4 605 (23.14%) Cybersecurity
5 453 (17.32%) Data Protection
6 421 (16.10%) SIEM
7 358 (13.69%) Security Management
8 350 (13.38%) Security Architecture
9 342 (13.08%) Penetration Testing
10 303 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
11 260 (9.94%) ISMS
12 256 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
13 246 (9.41%) Information Security Management
14 243 (9.29%) Security Operations
15 233 (8.91%) Project Management
16 215 (8.22%) Vulnerability Management
17 208 (7.95%) Service Management
18 170 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
19 169 (6.46%) Business Continuity
20 166 (6.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 138 (5.28%) SQL
2 98 (3.75%) Java
3 92 (3.52%) Python
4 76 (2.91%) PowerShell
5 70 (2.68%) C
6 67 (2.56%) C#
7 43 (1.64%) Ruby
8 42 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 42 (1.61%) Perl
9 40 (1.53%) PHP
10 23 (0.88%) JavaScript
11 17 (0.65%) VBScript
12 10 (0.38%) C++
13 9 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.23%) VB
15 5 (0.19%) C-shell
15 5 (0.19%) Korn
15 5 (0.19%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1122 (42.91%) CISSP
2 818 (31.28%) CISM
3 452 (17.28%) CISA
4 400 (15.30%) Degree
5 188 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
6 180 (6.88%) Security Cleared
7 156 (5.97%) CEH
8 132 (5.05%) SC Cleared
9 119 (4.55%) CRISC
10 102 (3.90%) CCNA
11 95 (3.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 92 (3.52%) CESG Certified Professional
13 91 (3.48%) CCNP
14 88 (3.37%) SANS
15 85 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 74 (2.83%) CISMP
17 73 (2.79%) SSCP
18 63 (2.41%) CREST Certified
19 62 (2.37%) GIAC
20 57 (2.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 810 (30.98%) PCI DSS
2 283 (10.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 255 (9.75%) ISO 9001
4 253 (9.67%) GDPR
5 228 (8.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 164 (6.27%) COBIT
7 128 (4.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 117 (4.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 94 (3.59%) SLA
10 88 (3.37%) ISO 22301
11 86 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 70 (2.68%) NIST 800
13 66 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 51 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 47 (1.80%) ISO 14001
16 34 (1.30%) QA
17 31 (1.19%) BS25999
18 26 (0.99%) Data Quality
19 24 (0.92%) SSAE 16
20 14 (0.54%) GPG13
System Software
1 296 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 175 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 41 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (1.49%) vSphere
6 29 (1.11%) Snort
7 22 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (0.61%) XenApp
9 13 (0.50%) Docker
9 13 (0.50%) pfSense
10 10 (0.38%) KVM
11 9 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.34%) Xen
12 8 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.23%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.15%) Firmware
15 4 (0.15%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 61 (2.33%) Nessus
2 47 (1.80%) SCCM
3 34 (1.30%) Puppet
4 29 (1.11%) Ansible
5 22 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.69%) QRadar
7 16 (0.61%) OSSEC
7 16 (0.61%) WSUS
8 15 (0.57%) FortiGate
9 13 (0.50%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 13 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (0.46%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 12 (0.46%) SCOM
11 11 (0.42%) CSIRT
11 11 (0.42%) Kubernetes
11 11 (0.42%) Nagios
12 10 (0.38%) WMI
13 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 345 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 294 (11.24%) Cisco
3 234 (8.95%) VMware
4 104 (3.98%) CheckPoint
5 82 (3.14%) Oracle
6 81 (3.10%) HP
7 71 (2.72%) IBM
8 68 (2.60%) Citrix
9 62 (2.37%) Juniper
10 59 (2.26%) McAfee
11 53 (2.03%) Splunk
12 52 (1.99%) Palo Alto
13 50 (1.91%) Apple
13 50 (1.91%) LogRhythm
14 49 (1.87%) NetApp
14 49 (1.87%) Red Hat
15 44 (1.68%) Dell
16 38 (1.45%) SAP
17 30 (1.15%) Symantec
18 29 (1.11%) FireEye
Leeds, West Yorkshire
William Hill
Posted: 45 minutes ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 25 minutes ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, extras
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago