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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 209 256
Rank change year-on-year -37 +47  
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 1184 1705 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.63% 1.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.32% 12.54% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1427 1140
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £37,500 £33,948
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.77% +10.52%  

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 10456 13592 14176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.03% 13.03% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8207 10773 11018
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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 1073 £55,000 - 127
London +5 487 £62,500 - 43
South East -52 182 £52,500 -4.54% 23
West Midlands +24 113 £50,000 -11.11% 12
City of London +33 85 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South West -1 75 £45,269 -17.69% 15
North West -32 75 £45,000 -13.04% 16
East of England -14 73 £43,000 -4.44% 4
Wales +33 57 £45,269 +29.34% 3
Birmingham +10 45 £45,000 -23.40% 6
Berkshire -8 45 £70,000 +27.27% 7
Manchester -42 45 £45,000 -16.66% 11
Yorkshire -63 45 £43,016 -4.41% 11
Hertfordshire +4 40 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South Wales +20 38 £45,269 +29.34% 3
Surrey -22 37 £60,000 +11.62% 8
West Yorkshire -52 29 £44,031 -9.68% 10
Bristol +1 27 £43,750 -20.45% 6
Kent +34 26 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Scotland -6 25 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Essex +19 24 £42,750 -18.57% 1
Oxfordshire 0 23 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Leeds -43 23 £44,031 -11.93% 8
Hampshire +17 22 £51,250 +20.58% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 20 £55,000 -21.42%
East Sussex -9 20 £47,500 -5.00%
Coventry +16 19 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Gloucestershire -4 18 £45,269 -30.35% 3
Swansea - 18 £45,269 -
West Wales - 18 £45,269 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1448 (62.58%) Information Security
2 1019 (44.04%) CISSP
3 781 (33.75%) CISM
4 698 (30.16%) PCI DSS
5 603 (26.06%) Finance
6 588 (25.41%) Risk Management
7 582 (25.15%) ITIL
8 514 (22.21%) CISA
9 495 (21.39%) Firewall
10 485 (20.96%) Cybersecurity
11 467 (20.18%) Management Information System
12 396 (17.11%) Security Management
13 382 (16.51%) Degree
14 375 (16.21%) Data Protection
15 356 (15.38%) Windows
16 346 (14.95%) SIEM
17 285 (12.32%) Linux
18 279 (12.06%) Microsoft
19 278 (12.01%) Security Architecture
20 275 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
21 270 (11.67%) Information Security Management
22 257 (11.11%) COBIT
23 252 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
24 246 (10.63%) ISMS
25 240 (10.37%) Network Security
26 221 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
27 210 (9.08%) Vulnerability Management
27 210 (9.08%) Security Operations
28 205 (8.86%) Active Directory
29 190 (8.21%) Security Cleared

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 95 (4.11%) IIS
2 50 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 44 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 42 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 39 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.21%) Apache
7 21 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.22%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.17%) nginx
13 3 (0.13%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.13%) CMS
14 2 (0.086%) Confluence
14 2 (0.086%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 56 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 26 (1.12%) Sentinel
2 13 (0.56%) assyst
3 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.086%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.086%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.043%) Maximo
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.043%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.043%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.043%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 115 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (3.63%) SaaS
3 83 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (2.81%) Office 365
5 36 (1.56%) PaaS
6 27 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.12%) IaaS
8 13 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.22%) iPaaS
11 5 (0.22%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 495 (21.39%) Firewall
2 240 (10.37%) Network Security
3 102 (4.41%) DNS
4 95 (4.11%) Internet
5 91 (3.93%) VPN
6 90 (3.89%) TCP/IP
7 79 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 78 (3.37%) LAN
9 68 (2.94%) WAN
10 67 (2.90%) DHCP
11 43 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (1.77%) SAN
13 33 (1.43%) Wireless
14 32 (1.38%) VoIP
15 29 (1.25%) SNMP
16 26 (1.12%) SSL
17 23 (0.99%) HTTP
17 23 (0.99%) Wireshark
18 22 (0.95%) LDAP
18 22 (0.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (1.77%) MySQL
4 28 (1.21%) Big Data
5 23 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 18 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 13 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.30%) Power BI
13 6 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.26%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.22%) ZAP BI
15 4 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 43 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 39 (1.69%) Subversion
3 38 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 38 (1.64%) Maven
4 15 (0.65%) PHPUnit
5 14 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.52%) Burp Suite
7 11 (0.48%) WinDbg
8 10 (0.43%) Fiddler
9 9 (0.39%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.22%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.22%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.22%) Phing
11 5 (0.22%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.17%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.17%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.13%) JIRA
14 2 (0.086%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.086%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 603 (26.06%) Finance
2 186 (8.04%) Legal
3 115 (4.97%) Banking
4 111 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 82 (3.54%) Retail
6 75 (3.24%) Law
7 43 (1.86%) Marketing
8 24 (1.04%) Games
9 19 (0.82%) Advertising
9 19 (0.82%) Back Office
9 19 (0.82%) Local Government
10 16 (0.69%) Publishing
11 15 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.26%) Billing
16 3 (0.13%) Automotive
16 3 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 574 (24.81%) Analyst
2 487 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 364 (15.73%) Security Manager
4 268 (11.58%) Consultant
5 252 (10.89%) Information Analyst
6 249 (10.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 206 (8.90%) Information Manager
8 194 (8.38%) Security Consultant
9 189 (8.17%) IT Manager
10 186 (8.04%) Information Security Manager
11 149 (6.44%) IT Analyst
12 128 (5.53%) Security Officer
13 122 (5.27%) Architect
14 115 (4.97%) IT Security Analyst
15 109 (4.71%) Security Engineer
16 104 (4.49%) Risk Manager
17 98 (4.24%) IT Security Manager
18 96 (4.15%) Information Security Officer
19 91 (3.93%) Information Officer
20 90 (3.89%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.59%) Web Services
2 68 (2.94%) .NET
3 47 (2.03%) ASP.NET
4 42 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 41 (1.77%) Middleware
6 40 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 40 (1.73%) LAMP
6 40 (1.73%) REST
7 39 (1.69%) RESTful
7 39 (1.69%) SOAP
7 39 (1.69%) Spring
8 38 (1.64%) EJB
8 38 (1.64%) Hibernate
8 38 (1.64%) Java SE
9 22 (0.95%) XML
10 19 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (0.78%) Regular Expression
11 18 (0.78%) SailPoint
11 18 (0.78%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 467 (20.18%) Management Information System
2 155 (6.70%) Data Protection Act
3 135 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 127 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (4.62%) Data Centre
6 77 (3.33%) CESG
7 59 (2.55%) Mainframe
8 58 (2.51%) User Experience
9 40 (1.73%) Cyber Attack
10 39 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
11 32 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
12 28 (1.21%) PKI
13 27 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 25 (1.08%) Driving Licence
14 25 (1.08%) Fintech
15 23 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (0.91%) NHS
17 20 (0.86%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
19 16 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 356 (15.38%) Windows
2 285 (12.32%) Linux
3 160 (6.91%) Windows Server
4 63 (2.72%) Unix
5 54 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (1.82%) CentOS
7 34 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 31 (1.34%) Mac OS X
9 24 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.82%) Debian
12 17 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.56%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (0.52%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.39%) Kali Linux
17 7 (0.30%) AIX
17 7 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1448 (62.58%) Information Security
2 588 (25.41%) Risk Management
3 582 (25.15%) ITIL
4 485 (20.96%) Cybersecurity
5 396 (17.11%) Security Management
6 375 (16.21%) Data Protection
7 346 (14.95%) SIEM
8 278 (12.01%) Security Architecture
9 275 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
10 270 (11.67%) Information Security Management
11 252 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
12 246 (10.63%) ISMS
13 221 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
14 210 (9.08%) Security Operations
14 210 (9.08%) Vulnerability Management
15 188 (8.12%) Service Delivery
16 178 (7.69%) Project Management
17 170 (7.35%) Business Continuity
18 166 (7.17%) Data Security
19 158 (6.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (4.58%) SQL
2 87 (3.76%) Java
3 81 (3.50%) PowerShell
4 75 (3.24%) Python
5 59 (2.55%) C
6 57 (2.46%) C#
7 44 (1.90%) PHP
8 42 (1.82%) Perl
9 38 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 38 (1.64%) Ruby
10 26 (1.12%) VBScript
11 16 (0.69%) JavaScript
12 12 (0.52%) BeanShell
13 7 (0.30%) Scala
14 4 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.17%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.17%) VB
15 3 (0.13%) Elixir
15 3 (0.13%) Erlang
15 3 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1019 (44.04%) CISSP
2 781 (33.75%) CISM
3 514 (22.21%) CISA
4 382 (16.51%) Degree
5 190 (8.21%) Security Cleared
6 152 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
7 125 (5.40%) CEH
8 124 (5.36%) SC Cleared
9 121 (5.23%) CRISC
10 91 (3.93%) GIAC
11 86 (3.72%) CCNP
12 80 (3.46%) CISMP
13 79 (3.41%) SANS
14 78 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 75 (3.24%) CESG Certified Professional
16 68 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
17 63 (2.72%) SSCP
18 57 (2.46%) CCNA
19 54 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
19 54 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 698 (30.16%) PCI DSS
2 257 (11.11%) COBIT
3 167 (7.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 148 (6.40%) ISO 9001
5 140 (6.05%) GDPR
6 95 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 87 (3.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 86 (3.72%) SLA
9 81 (3.50%) ISO22301
10 69 (2.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 58 (2.51%) ISO27002
12 47 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 43 (1.86%) QA
14 34 (1.47%) RMADS
14 34 (1.47%) SSAE 16
15 33 (1.43%) ISO 14001
16 26 (1.12%) GPG13
17 23 (0.99%) ISO27005
18 19 (0.82%) BS25999
19 14 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 205 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 95 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.43%) Snort
4 29 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.17%) vSphere
6 26 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (1.04%) XenApp
8 14 (0.61%) Docker
8 14 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.52%) vCloud
11 11 (0.48%) ISA Server
11 11 (0.48%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.35%) XenServer
14 7 (0.30%) KVM
14 7 (0.30%) MetaFrame
15 6 (0.26%) Firmware
15 6 (0.26%) Xen
16 5 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 38 (1.64%) Nessus
1 38 (1.64%) Puppet
2 33 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.30%) SCCM
4 26 (1.12%) Ansible
5 23 (0.99%) QRadar
6 22 (0.95%) CSIRT
7 20 (0.86%) WSUS
8 15 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 14 (0.61%) Kubernetes
9 14 (0.61%) logstash
9 14 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (0.52%) OSSEC
11 11 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (0.43%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.43%) Nagios
12 10 (0.43%) RSA enVision
12 10 (0.43%) SCOM
13 9 (0.39%) Kibana
14 8 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 279 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 187 (8.08%) Cisco
3 133 (5.75%) VMware
4 78 (3.37%) Oracle
5 59 (2.55%) IBM
6 56 (2.42%) CheckPoint
7 55 (2.38%) Citrix
8 48 (2.07%) Intel Security
8 48 (2.07%) LogRhythm
8 48 (2.07%) Palo Alto
9 45 (1.94%) Splunk
10 44 (1.90%) HP
11 43 (1.86%) Juniper
12 40 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 31 (1.34%) Dell
13 31 (1.34%) Sourcefire
14 30 (1.30%) FireEye
15 29 (1.25%) ArcSight
16 28 (1.21%) Apple
17 27 (1.17%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £63000 - £85000 per annum + car, flex working, exc pen/ hol
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Michael Page International
Salary: Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + final salary pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday