Period
to 14 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) over the 6 months to 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 828 846 880
Rank change year-on-year +18 +34 +72
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 80 79 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.081% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 0.66% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 63 182
10th Percentile £40,950 £45,450 £37,625
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £50,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,750
Median % change year-on-year - +3.90% -7.60%
75th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £98,500 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,190 12,057 20,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.36% 12.38% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7,678 9,320 14,926
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) within the UK over the 6 months to 14 May 2021. 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 +26 63 £60,000 - 12
UK excluding London +11 45 £60,000 - 12
Work from Home -145 23 £50,000 -20.00%
London +66 20 £60,000 -36.84% 1
North of England -4 19 £61,250 -2.00% 2
South East +38 14 £44,750 -26.94% 7
Yorkshire -3 10 £62,500 +31.58% 1
North West +15 9 £47,500 -24.00% 1
West Midlands -7 9 £70,000 +33.33%
Midlands -12 9 £70,000 +33.33%
North East - 4 £62,500 -
Scotland -15 2 £137,500 - 1
South West -28 1 £150,000 +252.94% 1

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

1 79 (98.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (68.75%) Information Security
3 35 (43.75%) Social Skills
4 31 (38.75%) Risk Management
5 27 (33.75%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
8 21 (26.25%) ITIL
8 21 (26.25%) NCSC
9 20 (25.00%) Firewall
9 20 (25.00%) Security Architecture
10 19 (23.75%) ISMS
10 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
10 19 (23.75%) Security Management
10 19 (23.75%) Information Security Management
11 17 (21.25%) Azure
11 17 (21.25%) SDLC
12 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (18.75%) Finance
13 15 (18.75%) Cisco
14 14 (17.50%) CISSP
14 14 (17.50%) Cyber Essentials
15 13 (16.25%) GDPR
15 13 (16.25%) Terraform
15 13 (16.25%) Ansible
15 13 (16.25%) Palo Alto
15 13 (16.25%) FortiGate
15 13 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (16.25%) OSPF

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
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 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Azure
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.75%) AWS
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (1.25%) IaaS
6 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Firewall
2 13 (16.25%) BGP
2 13 (16.25%) OSPF
2 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.25%) VLAN
3 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) Skype
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
General
1 35 (43.75%) Social Skills
2 15 (18.75%) Finance
3 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Legal
3 8 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 6 (7.50%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Consultant
2 17 (21.25%) Security Consultant
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Coordinator
6 8 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Information Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Information Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Security Risk Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) Compliance Officer
11 2 (2.50%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
2 13 (16.25%) IPTV
3 8 (10.00%) BYOD
4 6 (7.50%) iSeries
4 6 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.50%) Cyberattack
6 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) Housing Association
7 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
1 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (68.75%) Information Security
2 31 (38.75%) Risk Management
3 27 (33.75%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (26.25%) ITIL
5 20 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 19 (23.75%) Information Security Management
6 19 (23.75%) ISMS
6 19 (23.75%) Security Management
7 17 (21.25%) SDLC
8 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.00%) Service Management
10 11 (13.75%) Project Management
10 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (11.25%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (11.25%) Network Design
12 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2
12 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.25%) Software Delivery
13 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) Java
1 13 (16.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) CISSP
4 13 (16.25%) CCNP
4 13 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (16.25%) CISM
5 9 (11.25%) CCDP
6 8 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (1.25%) CEH
8 1 (1.25%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.25%) CISA
8 1 (1.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (98.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 21 (26.25%) NCSC
4 14 (17.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (16.25%) GDPR
6 9 (11.25%) PCI DSS
7 6 (7.50%) NIST
7 6 (7.50%) SLA
8 5 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (5.00%) Solvency II
10 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
11 2 (2.50%) GAMP
11 2 (2.50%) HIPAA
11 2 (2.50%) ITGC
11 2 (2.50%) SOC 2
12 1 (1.25%) COBIT
12 1 (1.25%) GRC
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) BitLocker
2 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Ansible
1 13 (16.25%) FortiGate
1 13 (16.25%) Terraform
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Cisco
2 13 (16.25%) Palo Alto
3 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.50%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.75%) Citrix
6 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) Thycotic