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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 194 264
Rank change year-on-year -31 +70  
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 1300 1704 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.74% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.85% 13.39% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1413 1057
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.61% +16.66%  

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 10119 12722 13740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.83% 12.96% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7766 10127 10783
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 1177 £55,000 - 127
London +14 546 £62,500 -3.84% 49
South East -40 224 £55,000 - 21
West Midlands -18 109 £50,000 -5.66% 10
North West -15 96 £55,000 +15.78% 21
City of London +37 91 £57,500 -17.85% 11
Wales +45 82 £45,269 +29.34% 4
South Wales +44 69 £45,269 +29.34% 3
Manchester -10 67 £50,000 - 12
South West -7 66 £46,385 -28.63% 5
Yorkshire -37 64 £45,000 -6.25% 10
Surrey -18 55 £60,000 +9.09% 5
West Yorkshire -20 54 £45,000 -10.89% 7
East of England -49 53 £44,500 -1.11% 7
Berkshire -33 51 £63,750 +15.90% 3
Leeds -18 43 £46,250 -8.41% 4
Birmingham -12 42 £45,000 -25.61% 3
Cardiff +26 38 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire +42 37 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Hampshire +21 36 £57,000 +42.50% 7
Oxford +21 26 £55,000 +12.82%
Cheshire -18 26 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Hertfordshire -21 24 £51,000 +13.33% 4
Kent +27 22 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Coventry +2 22 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Bristol -10 22 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Scotland +1 17 £57,250 +4.09% 3
Staines -2 17 £63,750 -1.92% 1
Reading -8 17 £55,250 -5.95% 2
Solihull -3 14 £37,500 -42.30% 2

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1440 (61.83%) Information Security
2 1006 (43.19%) CISSP
3 757 (32.50%) CISM
4 684 (29.37%) PCI DSS
5 584 (25.08%) Finance
6 581 (24.95%) Risk Management
7 538 (23.10%) ITIL
8 507 (21.77%) CISA
8 507 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
9 494 (21.21%) Firewall
10 429 (18.42%) Management Information System
11 408 (17.52%) Windows
12 378 (16.23%) Degree
13 372 (15.97%) Data Protection
14 367 (15.76%) Security Management
15 356 (15.29%) SIEM
16 289 (12.41%) Linux
17 277 (11.89%) Microsoft
18 268 (11.51%) Security Architecture
19 255 (10.95%) Penetration Testing
20 250 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
21 240 (10.30%) Network Security
22 237 (10.18%) Information Security Management
23 227 (9.75%) ISMS
24 226 (9.70%) Cisco
25 212 (9.10%) COBIT
26 210 (9.02%) Security Operations
27 208 (8.93%) Active Directory
28 203 (8.72%) Risk Assessment
29 191 (8.20%) Cyber Essentials

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 79 (3.39%) IIS
2 66 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 51 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 48 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 42 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 34 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (1.16%) Apache
7 27 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.21%) CMS
10 5 (0.21%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.13%) Confluence
11 3 (0.13%) nginx
11 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 57 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.086%) Maya
6 2 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.69%) Sentinel
2 10 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.30%) assyst
4 4 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.086%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.086%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.086%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.043%) Maximo
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.043%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.043%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 104 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (3.74%) SaaS
3 86 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (3.01%) Office 365
5 35 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.29%) IaaS
7 28 (1.20%) PaaS
8 14 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (0.26%) SoftLayer
11 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.21%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.21%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 494 (21.21%) Firewall
2 240 (10.30%) Network Security
3 106 (4.55%) DNS
4 105 (4.51%) VPN
5 101 (4.34%) LAN
6 100 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 94 (4.04%) Internet
7 94 (4.04%) WAN
8 79 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 73 (3.13%) DHCP
10 55 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
10 55 (2.36%) SAN
11 44 (1.89%) VoIP
12 38 (1.63%) SNMP
12 38 (1.63%) Wireless
13 36 (1.55%) SSL
14 25 (1.07%) HTTP
14 25 (1.07%) SMTP
15 20 (0.86%) IPsec
15 20 (0.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (1.89%) MySQL
4 25 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (1.03%) Big Data
6 22 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 15 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (0.52%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.30%) Power BI
12 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.26%) PerformancePoint
13 6 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.26%) PowerPivot
13 6 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 43 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 40 (1.72%) Subversion
3 38 (1.63%) Eclipse
3 38 (1.63%) Maven
4 14 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.56%) Burp Suite
5 13 (0.56%) Metasploit
5 13 (0.56%) PHPUnit
6 12 (0.52%) Fiddler
7 11 (0.47%) WinDbg
8 9 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.26%) JIRA
10 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.21%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.17%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.17%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.17%) Phing
12 2 (0.086%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.086%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.086%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 584 (25.08%) Finance
2 167 (7.17%) Legal
3 99 (4.25%) Banking
4 84 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 76 (3.26%) Law
6 73 (3.13%) Retail
7 42 (1.80%) Marketing
8 24 (1.03%) Back Office
9 19 (0.82%) Advertising
9 19 (0.82%) Games
10 17 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.64%) Publishing
12 14 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.52%) Local Government
13 12 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.26%) Military
16 4 (0.17%) Billing
17 3 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 555 (23.83%) Analyst
2 461 (19.79%) Security Analyst
3 346 (14.86%) Security Manager
4 285 (12.24%) Consultant
5 248 (10.65%) Information Analyst
6 245 (10.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 209 (8.97%) Security Consultant
8 180 (7.73%) Information Manager
9 171 (7.34%) IT Manager
10 165 (7.08%) Information Security Manager
11 157 (6.74%) IT Analyst
12 148 (6.35%) Architect
13 123 (5.28%) Security Officer
14 114 (4.89%) IT Security Analyst
15 105 (4.51%) Security Engineer
16 98 (4.21%) Risk Manager
17 97 (4.16%) IT Security Manager
17 97 (4.16%) Security Architect
18 89 (3.82%) Information Security Consultant
19 88 (3.78%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.86%) Web Services
2 77 (3.31%) .NET
3 46 (1.98%) ASP.NET
4 43 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 42 (1.80%) LAMP
6 41 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (1.76%) Middleware
7 40 (1.72%) REST
8 39 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (1.67%) RESTful
8 39 (1.67%) SOAP
9 38 (1.63%) EJB
9 38 (1.63%) Hibernate
9 38 (1.63%) Java SE
9 38 (1.63%) Spring
10 19 (0.82%) Regular Expression
11 17 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (0.69%) ZeroMQ
13 15 (0.64%) XML
14 11 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 429 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 144 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (6.14%) Data Protection Act
4 125 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 94 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 71 (3.05%) CESG
7 63 (2.71%) User Experience
8 55 (2.36%) Cyberthreat
8 55 (2.36%) Mainframe
9 42 (1.80%) PKI
10 36 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
11 35 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 35 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
12 30 (1.29%) Cyber Defence
13 28 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 22 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (0.94%) NHS
15 21 (0.90%) Clustering
15 21 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (0.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 408 (17.52%) Windows
2 289 (12.41%) Linux
3 190 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 71 (3.05%) Unix
5 66 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (2.19%) CentOS
8 41 (1.76%) Apple iOS
9 33 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 28 (1.20%) Debian
10 28 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (0.82%) Windows 10
13 17 (0.73%) Kali Linux
14 13 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.47%) Android
16 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1440 (61.83%) Information Security
2 581 (24.95%) Risk Management
3 538 (23.10%) ITIL
4 507 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
5 372 (15.97%) Data Protection
6 367 (15.76%) Security Management
7 356 (15.29%) SIEM
8 268 (11.51%) Security Architecture
9 255 (10.95%) Penetration Testing
10 250 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
11 237 (10.18%) Information Security Management
12 227 (9.75%) ISMS
13 210 (9.02%) Security Operations
14 203 (8.72%) Risk Assessment
15 180 (7.73%) Vulnerability Management
16 176 (7.56%) Project Management
17 169 (7.26%) Service Delivery
18 161 (6.91%) Service Management
19 157 (6.74%) Data Security
20 152 (6.53%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 105 (4.51%) SQL
2 86 (3.69%) PowerShell
3 83 (3.56%) Java
4 78 (3.35%) Python
5 65 (2.79%) C
6 64 (2.75%) C#
7 44 (1.89%) Perl
8 42 (1.80%) PHP
9 38 (1.63%) Ruby
10 36 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 26 (1.12%) VBScript
12 12 (0.52%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.26%) VB
15 4 (0.17%) C++
16 3 (0.13%) BeanShell
16 3 (0.13%) Elixir
16 3 (0.13%) Erlang
16 3 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1006 (43.19%) CISSP
2 757 (32.50%) CISM
3 507 (21.77%) CISA
4 378 (16.23%) Degree
5 161 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
5 161 (6.91%) Security Cleared
6 131 (5.62%) CEH
7 129 (5.54%) CRISC
8 110 (4.72%) SC Cleared
9 89 (3.82%) SANS
10 88 (3.78%) CCNP
11 85 (3.65%) GIAC
12 82 (3.52%) CESG Certified Professional
13 79 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 73 (3.13%) CCNA
15 64 (2.75%) SSCP
16 63 (2.71%) CISMP
17 58 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
18 55 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
18 55 (2.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 684 (29.37%) PCI DSS
2 212 (9.10%) COBIT
3 191 (8.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 178 (7.64%) ISO/IEC 27002
5 176 (7.56%) ISO 9001
6 171 (7.34%) GDPR
7 109 (4.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 99 (4.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 78 (3.35%) SLA
10 73 (3.13%) ISO 22301
11 65 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 38 (1.63%) ISO 14001
13 35 (1.50%) QA
14 28 (1.20%) SSAE 16
15 25 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 18 (0.77%) RMADS
17 17 (0.73%) GPG13
18 15 (0.64%) BS25999
18 15 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 12 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 208 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 131 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.50%) Snort
5 33 (1.42%) vSphere
6 29 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.77%) XenApp
9 16 (0.69%) Docker
10 14 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.47%) ISA Server
12 11 (0.47%) vCloud
13 10 (0.43%) pfSense
14 8 (0.34%) KVM
14 8 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.34%) XenServer
15 7 (0.30%) MetaFrame
15 7 (0.30%) Xen
16 5 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (2.45%) Nessus
2 33 (1.42%) Puppet
3 30 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.29%) SCCM
4 25 (1.07%) Ansible
5 23 (0.99%) QRadar
6 20 (0.86%) CSIRT
7 17 (0.73%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.69%) WSUS
9 15 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 15 (0.64%) OSSEC
10 14 (0.60%) Backup Exec
11 13 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.43%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.43%) logstash
12 10 (0.43%) Nagios
13 8 (0.34%) RSA enVision
14 7 (0.30%) Kibana
14 7 (0.30%) WMI
15 6 (0.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 277 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 226 (9.70%) Cisco
3 164 (7.04%) VMware
4 83 (3.56%) CheckPoint
5 77 (3.31%) Oracle
6 62 (2.66%) IBM
7 61 (2.62%) Citrix
8 60 (2.58%) HP
9 59 (2.53%) LogRhythm
10 58 (2.49%) McAfee
11 52 (2.23%) Palo Alto
12 51 (2.19%) Juniper
13 48 (2.06%) Splunk
14 45 (1.93%) Red Hat
15 41 (1.76%) Dell
16 30 (1.29%) FireEye
17 29 (1.25%) Apple
17 29 (1.25%) Qualys
17 29 (1.25%) Sourcefire
18 25 (1.07%) Sophos
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £110,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-£50k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £130,000 to £160,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
South East London
Cloudscope
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apply Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum Bonus + car + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
KnownFour
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago