Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 617 850 880
Rank change year-on-year +233 +30 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 77 247 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% 1.31% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 196 239
Median annual salary £60,000 £63,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% -2.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,875 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -12.50%

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 6,050 18,804 22,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.28% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,673 13,877 16,808
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

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 18 September 2020.

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

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 15 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 18 September 2020. 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 +189 71 £60,000 -4.00% 9
UK excluding London +177 47 £55,000 -8.33% 8
London +242 29 £65,000 -3.70% 1
South East +151 16 £68,750 +14.58%
North of England +178 15 £52,850 +5.70% 5
Yorkshire +138 8 £32,500 -31.58% 5
Midlands +119 7 £60,000 +3.45%
West Midlands +101 7 £60,000 +3.45%
Work from Home - 7 £55,000 -
North West +127 5 £62,500 -7.41%
Northern Ireland - 4 £55,000 -
South West +123 3 £30,000 -24.05% 2
North East +26 2 £52,850 +37.27%
East of England +106 1 £55,000 -16.98% 1
Scotland +98 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 74 (96.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (53.25%) Information Security
3 34 (44.16%) CISSP
3 34 (44.16%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (37.66%) NIST
5 22 (28.57%) CISM
6 21 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 20 (25.97%) Management Information System
7 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
8 19 (24.68%) Finance
9 18 (23.38%) Azure
9 18 (23.38%) Security Architecture
9 18 (23.38%) Cyberthreat
10 17 (22.08%) Security Operations
11 16 (20.78%) ITIL
12 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
12 15 (19.48%) GDPR
13 14 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (18.18%) CISA
14 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (16.88%) Data Protection
14 13 (16.88%) Office 365
15 12 (15.58%) AWS
15 12 (15.58%) Cyberattack
15 12 (15.58%) PCI DSS
15 12 (15.58%) TOGAF
16 11 (14.29%) Security Management
17 10 (12.99%) Data Security
17 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
17 10 (12.99%) ISMS

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 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Azure
2 13 (16.88%) Office 365
3 12 (15.58%) AWS
4 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.19%) GCP
4 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 4 (5.19%) PaaS
4 4 (5.19%) SaaS
5 3 (3.90%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 3 (3.90%) Network Security
3 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Legal
2 9 (11.69%) Public Sector
3 8 (10.39%) Banking
4 6 (7.79%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Security Manager
2 13 (16.88%) Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 11 (14.29%) Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Architect
6 8 (10.39%) Security Specialist
7 7 (9.09%) Information Officer
7 7 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
7 7 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (9.09%) Information Specialist
7 7 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 7 (9.09%) Security Officer
8 5 (6.49%) Information Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Resilience Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Chief Information Security Officer
9 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) OAuth
1 4 (5.19%) OpenID
2 2 (2.60%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Management Information System
2 18 (23.38%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (15.58%) Cyberattack
4 9 (11.69%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (9.09%) Public Cloud
6 4 (5.19%) Cloud Native
6 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.30%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.30%) PKI
8 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Information Security
2 34 (44.16%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 18 (23.38%) Security Architecture
5 17 (22.08%) Security Operations
6 16 (20.78%) ITIL
7 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.88%) Data Protection
8 12 (15.58%) TOGAF
9 11 (14.29%) Security Management
10 10 (12.99%) Data Security
10 10 (12.99%) ISMS
11 9 (11.69%) Business Case
11 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
11 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2
11 9 (11.69%) SIEM
11 9 (11.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (10.39%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (10.39%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) Python
2 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.19%) Perl
2 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.19%) Ruby
3 2 (2.60%) R
4 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) CISSP
2 22 (28.57%) CISM
3 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
4 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
5 14 (18.18%) CISA
6 8 (10.39%) CRISC
7 7 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (6.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.19%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (5.19%) GIAC
9 4 (5.19%) PCI QSA
10 3 (3.90%) CCSP
10 3 (3.90%) CEH
10 3 (3.90%) Degree
11 2 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.60%) CLAS
11 2 (2.60%) SSCP
12 1 (1.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (96.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (37.66%) NIST
3 15 (19.48%) GDPR
4 14 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (15.58%) PCI DSS
6 8 (10.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (9.09%) NIST 800
8 4 (5.19%) JSP 440
9 3 (3.90%) COBIT
9 3 (3.90%) GAMP
9 3 (3.90%) HIPAA
10 2 (2.60%) ISO 22301
10 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (2.60%) RMADS
11 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Ansible
1 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Google
3 2 (2.60%) Apple
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix
4 1 (1.30%) Thycotic
4 1 (1.30%) VMware