Period
to 21 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 204 271
Rank change year-on-year -35 +67 +54
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2617 3401 2714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.68% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.06% 12.76% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 2786 2256
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 £32,250
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 21702 26655 28402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.16% 13.15% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16422 21129 22203
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 £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +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 21 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 21 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 -36 2404 £55,000 - 129
UK excluding London -40 1484 £47,500 -6.86% 94
London +4 1065 £62,500 - 40
South East -36 448 £55,000 - 30
North of England -35 385 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Midlands -60 231 £50,000 -9.09% 14
North West +2 211 £50,000 - 20
West Midlands -33 192 £50,500 -9.01% 11
East of England -33 139 £52,500 +16.67% 9
South West -2 138 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire -61 133 £45,000 - 8
Wales +63 114 £45,000 +9.76%
North East +42 41 £45,000 +23.29% 2
East Midlands -35 39 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Scotland -22 35 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Northern Ireland -15 7 £37,500 -1.32%
Channel Islands -7 1 £67,500 +35.00%

For the 6 months to 21 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 1624 (62.06%) Information Security
2 1123 (42.91%) CISSP
3 821 (31.37%) CISM
4 811 (30.99%) PCI DSS
5 654 (24.99%) Finance
6 627 (23.96%) Risk Management
7 613 (23.42%) ITIL
8 600 (22.93%) Cybersecurity
9 574 (21.93%) Firewall
10 552 (21.09%) Windows
11 460 (17.58%) CISA
12 447 (17.08%) Data Protection
13 420 (16.05%) SIEM
14 411 (15.71%) Management Information System
15 397 (15.17%) Degree
16 364 (13.91%) Security Management
17 349 (13.34%) Penetration Testing
17 349 (13.34%) Security Architecture
18 343 (13.11%) Microsoft
19 335 (12.80%) Linux
20 300 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
21 298 (11.39%) Active Directory
22 294 (11.23%) Cisco
23 281 (10.74%) Windows Server
24 280 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
25 258 (9.86%) ISMS
26 256 (9.78%) Risk Assessment
27 254 (9.71%) Network Security
28 252 (9.63%) GDPR
29 249 (9.51%) ISO 9001

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
1 106 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 100 (3.82%) IIS
3 52 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 51 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 44 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (0.84%) Apache
9 16 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 13 (0.50%) 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 53 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) Maya
6 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
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%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.076%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.076%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.076%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.076%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.038%) assyst
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.038%) Maximo
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.038%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.038%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 137 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (4.81%) SaaS
3 110 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 92 (3.52%) Office 365
5 42 (1.60%) IaaS
6 29 (1.11%) PaaS
7 28 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 14 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.19%) Bluemix
12 5 (0.19%) G Suite
12 5 (0.19%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 574 (21.93%) Firewall
2 254 (9.71%) Network Security
3 177 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 150 (5.73%) VPN
5 136 (5.20%) LAN
6 132 (5.04%) DNS
7 129 (4.93%) WAN
8 115 (4.39%) Internet
9 90 (3.44%) DHCP
10 83 (3.17%) SAN
11 74 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
12 71 (2.71%) VoIP
13 62 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
14 54 (2.06%) Wireless
15 46 (1.76%) SSL
16 42 (1.60%) SNMP
17 38 (1.45%) VLAN
18 35 (1.34%) IPsec
19 30 (1.15%) HTTP
20 24 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (2.03%) MySQL
4 31 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (1.11%) Big Data
6 22 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 17 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.42%) Power BI
12 10 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.31%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (1.57%) Subversion
1 41 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 38 (1.45%) Eclipse
2 38 (1.45%) Maven
3 20 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 19 (0.73%) Metasploit
5 11 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.42%) PHPUnit
6 10 (0.38%) Fiddler
7 8 (0.31%) Burp Suite
8 7 (0.27%) 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
1 654 (24.99%) Finance
2 171 (6.53%) Legal
3 128 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 107 (4.09%) Banking
5 89 (3.40%) Retail
6 82 (3.13%) Law
7 71 (2.71%) Marketing
8 37 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.11%) Back Office
9 29 (1.11%) Electronics
10 22 (0.84%) Advertising
11 21 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.80%) Games
12 13 (0.50%) Military
13 12 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.46%) Local Government
14 11 (0.42%) Publishing
15 9 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 590 (22.54%) Analyst
2 484 (18.49%) Security Analyst
3 375 (14.33%) Security Manager
4 367 (14.02%) Consultant
5 273 (10.43%) Security Consultant
6 256 (9.78%) Information Analyst
7 251 (9.59%) Information Security Analyst
8 192 (7.34%) Information Manager
9 180 (6.88%) Architect
9 180 (6.88%) Information Security Manager
10 177 (6.76%) IT Manager
11 176 (6.73%) IT Analyst
12 132 (5.04%) Security Engineer
13 128 (4.89%) IT Security Analyst
14 121 (4.62%) Security Architect
15 119 (4.55%) Security Officer
16 116 (4.43%) Information Security Consultant
17 107 (4.09%) Security Specialist
18 102 (3.90%) IT Security Manager
19 87 (3.32%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (4.17%) Web Services
2 87 (3.32%) .NET
3 46 (1.76%) ASP.NET
4 45 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 43 (1.64%) SOAP
6 42 (1.60%) Hibernate
6 42 (1.60%) REST
7 41 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (1.57%) Java SE
7 41 (1.57%) Middleware
7 41 (1.57%) RESTful
8 40 (1.53%) Spring
9 39 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (1.45%) EJB
11 37 (1.41%) LAMP
12 16 (0.61%) Regular Expression
13 15 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (0.53%) 802.1X
14 14 (0.53%) XML
14 14 (0.53%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 411 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 228 (8.71%) Data Protection Act
3 168 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 108 (4.13%) Data Centre
6 76 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
7 74 (2.83%) CESG
8 61 (2.33%) User Experience
9 56 (2.14%) PKI
10 53 (2.03%) Driving Licence
11 48 (1.83%) Mainframe
12 36 (1.38%) Cyber Attack
13 35 (1.34%) Cyber Defence
14 32 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 32 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
14 32 (1.22%) Smart Meter
15 28 (1.07%) Clustering
16 27 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 26 (0.99%) NHS
18 25 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 552 (21.09%) Windows
2 335 (12.80%) Linux
3 281 (10.74%) Windows Server
4 97 (3.71%) Unix
5 75 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 50 (1.91%) CentOS
9 48 (1.83%) Mac OS X
10 35 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 33 (1.26%) Debian
12 32 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (1.15%) Windows 10
14 29 (1.11%) Windows 7
15 28 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (0.99%) Kali Linux
17 15 (0.57%) Android
18 7 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1624 (62.06%) Information Security
2 627 (23.96%) Risk Management
3 613 (23.42%) ITIL
4 600 (22.93%) Cybersecurity
5 447 (17.08%) Data Protection
6 420 (16.05%) SIEM
7 364 (13.91%) Security Management
8 349 (13.34%) Penetration Testing
8 349 (13.34%) Security Architecture
9 300 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
10 258 (9.86%) ISMS
11 256 (9.78%) Risk Assessment
12 246 (9.40%) Information Security Management
13 242 (9.25%) Security Operations
14 235 (8.98%) Project Management
15 214 (8.18%) Vulnerability Management
16 207 (7.91%) Service Management
17 171 (6.53%) Business Continuity
18 170 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
19 163 (6.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 140 (5.35%) SQL
2 99 (3.78%) Java
3 93 (3.55%) Python
4 79 (3.02%) PowerShell
5 70 (2.67%) C
6 69 (2.64%) C#
7 44 (1.68%) Ruby
8 43 (1.64%) Perl
9 42 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 40 (1.53%) PHP
11 22 (0.84%) JavaScript
12 20 (0.76%) VBScript
13 11 (0.42%) C++
14 9 (0.34%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.27%) VB
16 6 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.19%) C-shell
17 5 (0.19%) Korn
17 5 (0.19%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1123 (42.91%) CISSP
2 821 (31.37%) CISM
3 460 (17.58%) CISA
4 397 (15.17%) Degree
5 188 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
6 176 (6.73%) Security Cleared
7 158 (6.04%) CEH
8 129 (4.93%) SC Cleared
9 120 (4.59%) CRISC
10 100 (3.82%) CCNA
11 94 (3.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 92 (3.52%) CCNP
13 91 (3.48%) CESG Certified Professional
13 91 (3.48%) SANS
14 88 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 73 (2.79%) CISMP
16 72 (2.75%) SSCP
17 65 (2.48%) GIAC
18 62 (2.37%) CREST Certified
19 58 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 811 (30.99%) PCI DSS
2 280 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 252 (9.63%) GDPR
4 249 (9.51%) ISO 9001
5 226 (8.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 168 (6.42%) COBIT
7 126 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 112 (4.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 93 (3.55%) SLA
10 87 (3.32%) ISO 22301
10 87 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 72 (2.75%) NIST 800
12 67 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 51 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 46 (1.76%) ISO 14001
15 36 (1.38%) QA
16 31 (1.18%) BS25999
17 26 (0.99%) Data Quality
18 23 (0.88%) SSAE 16
19 14 (0.53%) GPG13
System Software
1 298 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 177 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 41 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (1.45%) vSphere
6 29 (1.11%) Snort
7 25 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (0.65%) XenApp
9 14 (0.53%) Docker
10 13 (0.50%) pfSense
11 10 (0.38%) KVM
11 10 (0.38%) Xen
12 9 (0.34%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.31%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.27%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.19%) MetaFrame
16 5 (0.19%) vCloud
17 4 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 62 (2.37%) Nessus
2 45 (1.72%) SCCM
3 36 (1.38%) Puppet
4 29 (1.11%) Ansible
5 25 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.73%) QRadar
7 16 (0.61%) OSSEC
7 16 (0.61%) WSUS
8 15 (0.57%) FortiGate
9 14 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (0.50%) Backup Exec
10 13 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (0.46%) CSIRT
11 12 (0.46%) Nagios
12 11 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 11 (0.42%) Kubernetes
13 9 (0.34%) SCOM
13 9 (0.34%) WMI
14 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 343 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 294 (11.23%) Cisco
3 233 (8.90%) VMware
4 104 (3.97%) CheckPoint
5 84 (3.21%) Oracle
6 82 (3.13%) HP
7 70 (2.67%) Citrix
7 70 (2.67%) IBM
8 62 (2.37%) Juniper
9 59 (2.25%) McAfee
10 53 (2.03%) Splunk
11 52 (1.99%) Palo Alto
12 51 (1.95%) LogRhythm
13 50 (1.91%) Apple
14 49 (1.87%) Red Hat
15 48 (1.83%) NetApp
16 46 (1.76%) Dell
17 39 (1.49%) SAP
18 30 (1.15%) FireEye
18 30 (1.15%) Symantec
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Itecco
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k-£35k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago