Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 934 943 918
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25 +93
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 239 234 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.05% 1.13% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 178 220 301
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,400 £38,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 22,730 20,776 26,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.20% 12.07% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17,430 16,029 20,838
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 12 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 19 June 2018. 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 +3 236 £60,000 - 38
UK excluding London +21 133 £55,000 - 17
London -15 101 £65,000 -7.14% 21
South East +6 54 £57,500 -4.17% 7
Midlands +17 26 £42,500 -29.17% 4
North of England -6 22 £51,250 +13.89% 3
East of England +10 19 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +8 18 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South West +8 12 £42,500 -29.17% 2
North West -3 12 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Yorkshire +28 10 £51,250 -6.82%
West Midlands +14 8 £52,000 -13.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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).

1 198 (82.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 196 (82.01%) Information Security
3 123 (51.46%) CISSP
4 101 (42.26%) ITIL
5 92 (38.49%) Data Protection
6 91 (38.08%) CISM
7 84 (35.15%) Cybersecurity
8 77 (32.22%) SIEM
9 74 (30.96%) Security Architecture
10 70 (29.29%) PCI DSS
11 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (28.87%) Firewall
12 65 (27.20%) Data Protection Act
13 62 (25.94%) Windows
14 60 (25.10%) Vulnerability Management
15 56 (23.43%) Management Information System
16 55 (23.01%) Penetration Testing
17 51 (21.34%) Degree
18 50 (20.92%) Windows Server
19 48 (20.08%) Linux
20 45 (18.83%) Risk Management
21 43 (17.99%) Finance
22 42 (17.57%) Data Loss Prevention
23 40 (16.74%) Cyber Essentials
23 40 (16.74%) CISA
23 40 (16.74%) ISMS
24 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
24 39 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
24 39 (16.32%) GDPR
25 38 (15.90%) Migration

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 (2.09%) IIS
2 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.18%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.18%) SaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Serverless
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.87%) Firewall
2 34 (14.23%) TCP/IP
3 29 (12.13%) Network Security
4 19 (7.95%) Internet
5 11 (4.60%) Cisco Firepower
6 8 (3.35%) Wireless
7 7 (2.93%) DNS
8 6 (2.51%) SSL
8 6 (2.51%) VPN
9 4 (1.67%) DHCP
9 4 (1.67%) IMAP
9 4 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.67%) SMTP
10 2 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.84%) IPsec
10 2 (0.84%) LAN
11 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.42%) SAN
11 1 (0.42%) VLAN
11 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.02%) Big Data
2 6 (2.51%) GIS
3 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 43 (17.99%) Finance
2 18 (7.53%) Banking
2 18 (7.53%) Investment Banking
3 11 (4.60%) Legal
4 6 (2.51%) Law
5 5 (2.09%) Local Government
6 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (21.34%) Security Manager
2 42 (17.57%) Consultant
3 34 (14.23%) Architect
4 30 (12.55%) Analyst
4 30 (12.55%) Security Engineer
5 29 (12.13%) Security Consultant
6 28 (11.72%) Security Analyst
7 27 (11.30%) Security Officer
8 24 (10.04%) Information Security Officer
9 21 (8.79%) IT Manager
10 20 (8.37%) Information Officer
11 19 (7.95%) IT Security Manager
12 15 (6.28%) Information Manager
12 15 (6.28%) Information Security Manager
13 14 (5.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 13 (5.44%) Information Analyst
14 13 (5.44%) IT Engineer
14 13 (5.44%) IT Security Engineer
15 12 (5.02%) Enterprise Architect
16 11 (4.60%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.93%) .NET
2 5 (2.09%) Web Services
3 4 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.67%) SAML
4 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 65 (27.20%) Data Protection Act
2 56 (23.43%) Management Information System
3 34 (14.23%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.69%) NHS
5 8 (3.35%) PKI
6 7 (2.93%) Cyberattack
7 6 (2.51%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.67%) CESG
8 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.67%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.26%) Fintech
9 3 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.26%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.94%) Windows
2 50 (20.92%) Windows Server
3 48 (20.08%) Linux
4 19 (7.95%) Apple iOS
4 19 (7.95%) Mac OS X
5 11 (4.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (82.01%) Information Security
2 101 (42.26%) ITIL
3 92 (38.49%) Data Protection
4 84 (35.15%) Cybersecurity
5 77 (32.22%) SIEM
6 74 (30.96%) Security Architecture
7 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (25.10%) Vulnerability Management
9 55 (23.01%) Penetration Testing
10 45 (18.83%) Risk Management
11 42 (17.57%) Data Loss Prevention
12 40 (16.74%) ISMS
13 38 (15.90%) Migration
13 38 (15.90%) Security Management
14 37 (15.48%) DRM
15 36 (15.06%) TOGAF
15 36 (15.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 35 (14.64%) PRINCE2
16 35 (14.64%) Project Management
17 33 (13.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.51%) C
1 6 (2.51%) Java
2 4 (1.67%) Python
3 2 (0.84%) C#
4 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.42%) C++
4 1 (0.42%) Groovy
4 1 (0.42%) Java 8
4 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (51.46%) CISSP
2 91 (38.08%) CISM
3 51 (21.34%) Degree
4 40 (16.74%) CISA
5 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
6 21 (8.79%) CEH
7 19 (7.95%) GIAC
8 15 (6.28%) APMP
9 12 (5.02%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (5.02%) SANS
10 10 (4.18%) CESG Certified Professional
10 10 (4.18%) SSCP
11 9 (3.77%) CISMP
11 9 (3.77%) GSLC
11 9 (3.77%) SC Cleared
12 8 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (2.51%) CCNP
13 6 (2.51%) MCSE
13 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (82.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (29.29%) PCI DSS
3 40 (16.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 39 (16.32%) GDPR
5 21 (8.79%) COBIT
6 19 (7.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 19 (7.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (1.26%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.84%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.84%) QA
8 2 (0.84%) RMADS
8 2 (0.84%) SLA
9 1 (0.42%) GPG13
9 1 (0.42%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 32 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.26%) Docker
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) OpenView
2 2 (0.84%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.42%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 23 (9.62%) Cisco
2 21 (8.79%) CheckPoint
3 19 (7.95%) Apple
3 19 (7.95%) Symantec
4 18 (7.53%) Juniper
4 18 (7.53%) Palo Alto
5 17 (7.11%) Microsoft
6 15 (6.28%) McAfee
7 12 (5.02%) F5
8 8 (3.35%) CA
9 6 (2.51%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.09%) Oracle
11 4 (1.67%) HP
11 4 (1.67%) Remedy
11 4 (1.67%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.26%) Clearswift
12 3 (1.26%) Darktrace
12 3 (1.26%) Digital Shadows
13 2 (0.84%) VMware
14 1 (0.42%) WatchGuard