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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 218 277
Rank change year-on-year -33 +59  
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 1092 1637 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.57% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.58% 11.96% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1386 1011
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -13.77% +9.94%  

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 10323 13692 13578
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.17% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8130 10831 10505
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -37 996 £55,000 - 145
London -8 433 £62,500 +4.16% 59
South East -60 167 £55,000 - 31
West Midlands +34 98 £47,000 -10.47% 15
East of England +6 84 £43,000 -4.44% 7
South West +22 79 £45,269 -17.69% 11
North West -33 69 £45,000 -16.66% 10
City of London +16 66 £56,250 -6.25% 12
Wales +42 50 £45,269 +20.71% 1
Berkshire +10 47 £70,000 +27.27% 9
Birmingham +1 44 £48,750 -7.14% 7
Hertfordshire +23 42 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Yorkshire -83 38 £44,031 -2.15% 6
Manchester -49 37 £44,000 -20.00% 7
Essex +39 32 £42,750 -18.57%
South Wales +29 32 £45,269 +20.71%
Surrey 0 32 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Bristol +4 30 £43,750 -25.53% 7
East Sussex -13 29 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Kent +35 26 £45,000 -18.18%
Gloucestershire +5 25 £45,269 -21.61% 1
West Yorkshire -51 22 £44,031 -7.30% 6
Scotland -5 21 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East Midlands -24 20 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 18 £55,000 -6.77% 3
Leeds -55 18 £44,031 -7.30% 6
Coventry +32 17 £50,500 -8.18% 1
Brighton +3 17 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hampshire -1 17 £60,000 +20.00% 7
West Wales - 17 £45,135 -

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1462 (63.34%) Information Security
2 1044 (45.23%) CISSP
3 785 (34.01%) CISM
4 718 (31.11%) PCI DSS
5 612 (26.52%) Risk Management
6 600 (26.00%) Finance
7 573 (24.83%) ITIL
8 502 (21.75%) Management Information System
9 500 (21.66%) Firewall
10 499 (21.62%) CISA
11 484 (20.97%) Cybersecurity
12 420 (18.20%) Security Management
13 393 (17.03%) Data Protection
13 393 (17.03%) Degree
14 365 (15.81%) SIEM
15 335 (14.51%) Windows
16 308 (13.34%) Information Security Management
17 305 (13.21%) Security Architecture
18 287 (12.44%) Linux
19 278 (12.05%) Penetration Testing
20 277 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
21 273 (11.83%) Microsoft
22 268 (11.61%) ISMS
23 264 (11.44%) COBIT
24 255 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
25 253 (10.96%) Network Security
26 226 (9.79%) Vulnerability Management
27 219 (9.49%) Security Operations
28 218 (9.45%) Security Cleared
29 203 (8.80%) Active Directory

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
1 112 (4.85%) IIS
2 46 (1.99%) WebSphere
3 44 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 42 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 40 (1.73%) SharePoint
6 29 (1.26%) Apache
7 21 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.22%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.17%) nginx
14 3 (0.13%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.13%) CMS
14 3 (0.13%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.087%) Confluence
Applications
1 118 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.21%) MS Office
3 22 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.69%) MS Project
6 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (1.34%) Sentinel
2 16 (0.69%) assyst
3 14 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.087%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.087%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.043%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.043%) Maximo
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.043%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.043%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.043%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 114 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.38%) SaaS
3 70 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (2.56%) Office 365
5 40 (1.73%) PaaS
6 28 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.17%) IaaS
8 14 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
12 5 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.22%) G Suite
12 5 (0.22%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 500 (21.66%) Firewall
2 253 (10.96%) Network Security
3 91 (3.94%) DNS
3 91 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 86 (3.73%) Internet
4 86 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 83 (3.60%) VPN
6 68 (2.95%) LAN
7 63 (2.73%) WAN
8 57 (2.47%) DHCP
9 39 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (1.65%) SAN
11 31 (1.34%) Wireless
12 29 (1.26%) LDAP
13 24 (1.04%) SSL
13 24 (1.04%) Wireshark
14 23 (1.00%) VoIP
15 21 (0.91%) SNMP
16 19 (0.82%) OSPF
17 17 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (1.78%) MySQL
4 27 (1.17%) Big Data
5 22 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 19 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.26%) PowerPivot
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.22%) Power BI
14 5 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (0.22%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 42 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 39 (1.69%) Subversion
3 38 (1.65%) Eclipse
3 38 (1.65%) Maven
4 15 (0.65%) PHPUnit
5 13 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.43%) Burp Suite
7 10 (0.43%) Fiddler
8 9 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.35%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.22%) Phing
10 5 (0.22%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.17%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.17%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.13%) JIRA
13 2 (0.087%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.043%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.043%) Rational DOORS
General
1 600 (26.00%) Finance
2 183 (7.93%) Legal
3 127 (5.50%) Banking
4 125 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 87 (3.77%) Retail
6 78 (3.38%) Law
7 43 (1.86%) Marketing
8 32 (1.39%) Games
9 22 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.82%) Local Government
11 18 (0.78%) Back Office
12 17 (0.74%) Advertising
12 17 (0.74%) Publishing
13 13 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.26%) Billing
17 5 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 550 (23.83%) Analyst
2 464 (20.10%) Security Analyst
3 376 (16.29%) Security Manager
4 287 (12.44%) Consultant
5 234 (10.14%) Information Analyst
6 231 (10.01%) Information Security Analyst
7 217 (9.40%) Information Manager
8 211 (9.14%) Security Consultant
9 195 (8.45%) Information Security Manager
10 187 (8.10%) IT Manager
11 141 (6.11%) IT Analyst
12 127 (5.50%) Security Officer
13 126 (5.46%) Architect
14 110 (4.77%) Information Security Consultant
15 109 (4.72%) IT Security Analyst
16 105 (4.55%) Risk Manager
17 103 (4.46%) Security Engineer
18 98 (4.25%) Information Security Officer
19 94 (4.07%) IT Security Manager
20 91 (3.94%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (3.25%) Web Services
2 71 (3.08%) .NET
3 47 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 42 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 42 (1.82%) Middleware
5 40 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (1.73%) REST
6 39 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 39 (1.69%) RESTful
6 39 (1.69%) SOAP
6 39 (1.69%) Spring
7 38 (1.65%) EJB
7 38 (1.65%) Hibernate
7 38 (1.65%) Java SE
8 36 (1.56%) LAMP
9 33 (1.43%) XML
10 28 (1.21%) SailPoint
11 19 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
11 19 (0.82%) HTML
11 19 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 502 (21.75%) Management Information System
2 176 (7.63%) Data Protection Act
3 128 (5.55%) Data Centre
4 123 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 120 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (3.34%) CESG
7 62 (2.69%) Mainframe
8 53 (2.30%) User Experience
9 51 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
10 36 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
11 32 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 31 (1.34%) PKI
13 30 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
14 27 (1.17%) Fintech
15 25 (1.08%) NHS
16 20 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
17 19 (0.82%) Driving Licence
18 16 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
18 16 (0.69%) Virtual Team
19 14 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 335 (14.51%) Windows
2 287 (12.44%) Linux
3 155 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 60 (2.60%) Unix
5 53 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 36 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 30 (1.30%) CentOS
10 22 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.43%) AIX
14 10 (0.43%) Debian
14 10 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (0.43%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1462 (63.34%) Information Security
2 612 (26.52%) Risk Management
3 573 (24.83%) ITIL
4 484 (20.97%) Cybersecurity
5 420 (18.20%) Security Management
6 393 (17.03%) Data Protection
7 365 (15.81%) SIEM
8 308 (13.34%) Information Security Management
9 305 (13.21%) Security Architecture
10 278 (12.05%) Penetration Testing
11 277 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 268 (11.61%) ISMS
13 255 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
14 226 (9.79%) Vulnerability Management
15 219 (9.49%) Security Operations
16 189 (8.19%) Service Delivery
17 187 (8.10%) Business Continuity
18 178 (7.71%) Project Management
19 168 (7.28%) Data Security
20 166 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 115 (4.98%) SQL
2 100 (4.33%) Java
3 79 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 71 (3.08%) Python
5 60 (2.60%) C#
6 57 (2.47%) C
7 45 (1.95%) PHP
8 42 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 42 (1.82%) Perl
9 39 (1.69%) Ruby
10 24 (1.04%) VBScript
11 20 (0.87%) BeanShell
12 19 (0.82%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.39%) Scala
14 5 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.17%) C++
15 4 (0.17%) VB
16 3 (0.13%) Elixir
16 3 (0.13%) Erlang
16 3 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1044 (45.23%) CISSP
2 785 (34.01%) CISM
3 499 (21.62%) CISA
4 393 (17.03%) Degree
5 218 (9.45%) Security Cleared
6 149 (6.46%) SC Cleared
7 147 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
8 129 (5.59%) CEH
9 122 (5.29%) CRISC
10 100 (4.33%) GIAC
11 96 (4.16%) CISMP
12 82 (3.55%) SANS
13 80 (3.47%) CCNP
14 76 (3.29%) CESG Certified Professional
15 72 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 69 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
17 63 (2.73%) SSCP
18 54 (2.34%) CCNA
18 54 (2.34%) DV Cleared
19 51 (2.21%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 718 (31.11%) PCI DSS
2 264 (11.44%) COBIT
3 150 (6.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 136 (5.89%) ISO 9001
5 118 (5.11%) GDPR
6 104 (4.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 90 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 83 (3.60%) ISO22301
9 79 (3.42%) SLA
10 70 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 65 (2.82%) ISO27002
12 62 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 47 (2.04%) QA
14 43 (1.86%) RMADS
15 38 (1.65%) GPG13
16 32 (1.39%) SSAE 16
17 28 (1.21%) ISO 14001
18 19 (0.82%) ISO27005
19 18 (0.78%) BS25999
20 15 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 203 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 91 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.34%) Snort
4 24 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (1.04%) vSphere
4 24 (1.04%) XenApp
5 21 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.52%) Docker
8 12 (0.52%) vCloud
8 12 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.35%) ISA Server
10 8 (0.35%) XenServer
11 7 (0.30%) Firmware
11 7 (0.30%) MetaFrame
12 6 (0.26%) KVM
12 6 (0.26%) Xen
13 5 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 36 (1.56%) Puppet
2 33 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.26%) SCCM
4 26 (1.13%) Ansible
4 26 (1.13%) Nessus
5 25 (1.08%) QRadar
6 23 (1.00%) CSIRT
7 19 (0.82%) WSUS
8 16 (0.69%) logstash
9 15 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 13 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (0.52%) Kubernetes
11 12 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (0.52%) RSA enVision
11 12 (0.52%) SCOM
12 11 (0.48%) Nagios
13 10 (0.43%) Kibana
14 9 (0.39%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.35%) OSSEC
15 8 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 273 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 171 (7.41%) Cisco
3 133 (5.76%) VMware
4 66 (2.86%) Oracle
5 62 (2.69%) IBM
6 60 (2.60%) Splunk
7 55 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 53 (2.30%) Citrix
9 47 (2.04%) Palo Alto
10 45 (1.95%) HP
11 43 (1.86%) Juniper
12 40 (1.73%) ArcSight
13 39 (1.69%) Intel Security
13 39 (1.69%) LogRhythm
14 37 (1.60%) FireEye
15 34 (1.47%) Apple
16 32 (1.39%) Sourcefire
17 30 (1.30%) Red Hat
17 30 (1.30%) Sophos
18 24 (1.04%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus and car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £70K OTE + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £100K+ OTE + car allowance + benefit
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Empiric.com
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Sanderson
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65500 per annum + Car allowance 5.5k, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parker Solutions Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k -£50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago