Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 848 859
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 +258
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 311 364 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.44% 1.61% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 238 284 329
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +17.35%

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 21,572 22,551 23,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.54% 12.55% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16,081 17,048 18,805
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,227
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 14 December 2018.

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

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 14 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 December 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 +21 296 £62,500 -3.85% 35
London +31 157 £65,000 -7.14% 10
UK excluding London +24 145 £52,500 -12.50% 25
South East +1 55 £60,000 -3.23% 9
North of England +20 35 £52,500 -22.81% 5
South West +32 26 £42,500 -8.60% 3
Midlands +38 23 £60,000 +41.18% 5
North West +24 23 £52,500 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +52 15 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +23 12 £60,000 +45.45% 4
Yorkshire +17 11 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Scotland - 6 £47,500 -
East of England +26 5 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North East -11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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).

1 272 (87.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 257 (82.64%) Information Security
3 159 (51.13%) Data Protection
4 143 (45.98%) CISSP
5 141 (45.34%) Cybersecurity
6 116 (37.30%) SIEM
7 114 (36.66%) Windows
8 108 (34.73%) Data Protection Act
9 103 (33.12%) ITIL
10 100 (32.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 99 (31.83%) Linux
12 95 (30.55%) Security Architecture
13 86 (27.65%) PCI DSS
14 82 (26.37%) Degree
15 80 (25.72%) Banking
16 73 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
17 71 (22.83%) GDPR
18 66 (21.22%) Investment Banking
18 66 (21.22%) Management Information System
18 66 (21.22%) Firewall
19 64 (20.58%) CISM
20 63 (20.26%) Project Management
21 61 (19.61%) Penetration Testing
22 58 (18.65%) CISMP
23 56 (18.01%) CompTIA Security+
23 56 (18.01%) Security Operations
24 54 (17.36%) Self-Motivation
25 52 (16.72%) Finance
26 50 (16.08%) Windows Server
27 48 (15.43%) DRM

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 12 (3.86%) IIS
2 9 (2.89%) Apache
2 9 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.18%) SaaS
3 11 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.57%) IaaS
4 8 (2.57%) Office 365
4 8 (2.57%) PaaS
5 7 (2.25%) Serverless
6 6 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.22%) Firewall
2 43 (13.83%) TCP/IP
3 25 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (7.40%) LAN
5 22 (7.07%) VPN
6 21 (6.75%) WAN
7 20 (6.43%) Network Security
8 17 (5.47%) Internet
9 14 (4.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (4.50%) VLAN
10 13 (4.18%) BGP
10 13 (4.18%) BIG-IP
10 13 (4.18%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (4.18%) DMVPN
10 13 (4.18%) NX-OS
10 13 (4.18%) OSPF
11 12 (3.86%) DNS
12 10 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.89%) SMTP
13 9 (2.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.29%) Big Data
2 2 (0.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) AppScan
1 1 (0.32%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.32%) Paros
1 1 (0.32%) WebScarab
General
1 80 (25.72%) Banking
2 66 (21.22%) Investment Banking
3 52 (16.72%) Finance
4 18 (5.79%) Retail
5 12 (3.86%) Law
6 11 (3.54%) Local Government
7 9 (2.89%) Legal
8 5 (1.61%) Back Office
8 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.64%) Marketing
10 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (18.65%) Consultant
2 49 (15.76%) Analyst
3 46 (14.79%) Security Analyst
4 42 (13.50%) Security Consultant
4 42 (13.50%) Security Engineer
5 33 (10.61%) Architect
6 32 (10.29%) Security Manager
7 28 (9.00%) Information Security Consultant
8 26 (8.36%) Infrastructure Support
9 25 (8.04%) IT Support
10 23 (7.40%) Information Analyst
10 23 (7.40%) Information Security Analyst
10 23 (7.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (7.40%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 21 (6.75%) IT Engineer
11 21 (6.75%) IT Security Engineer
12 18 (5.79%) Security Specialist
13 17 (5.47%) Information Manager
13 17 (5.47%) Information Security Manager
14 16 (5.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) CGI
2 1 (0.32%) HTML
2 1 (0.32%) Middleware
2 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (34.73%) Data Protection Act
2 66 (21.22%) Management Information System
3 54 (17.36%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.54%) NHS
6 8 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.25%) Cyberattack
7 7 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.93%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.93%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.61%) Fintech
10 4 (1.29%) PKI
11 2 (0.64%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.64%) Pharmacovigilance
11 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) CESG
12 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (36.66%) Windows
2 99 (31.83%) Linux
3 50 (16.08%) Windows Server
4 30 (9.65%) Apple iOS
4 30 (9.65%) Mac OS X
5 23 (7.40%) Unix
6 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.64%) CentOS
7 2 (0.64%) MVS
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (82.64%) Information Security
2 159 (51.13%) Data Protection
3 141 (45.34%) Cybersecurity
4 116 (37.30%) SIEM
5 103 (33.12%) ITIL
6 100 (32.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 95 (30.55%) Security Architecture
8 73 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (20.26%) Project Management
10 61 (19.61%) Penetration Testing
11 56 (18.01%) Security Operations
12 48 (15.43%) DRM
12 48 (15.43%) TOGAF
13 41 (13.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 41 (13.18%) Systems Analysis
14 40 (12.86%) PRINCE2
15 39 (12.54%) BPMN
15 39 (12.54%) Business Analysis
15 39 (12.54%) Service Management
15 39 (12.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (0.32%) C#
2 1 (0.32%) C++
2 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.32%) Perl
2 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 143 (45.98%) CISSP
2 82 (26.37%) Degree
3 64 (20.58%) CISM
4 58 (18.65%) CISMP
5 56 (18.01%) CompTIA Security+
6 46 (14.79%) Security Cleared
7 43 (13.83%) CEH
8 32 (10.29%) GIAC
9 31 (9.97%) CISA
10 24 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (3.54%) CCNA
12 11 (3.54%) SANS
13 10 (3.22%) APMP
13 10 (3.22%) CCIE
13 10 (3.22%) CCNP
14 8 (2.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (2.57%) CRISC
14 8 (2.57%) SSCP
15 7 (2.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (87.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (27.65%) PCI DSS
3 71 (22.83%) GDPR
4 35 (11.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 30 (9.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (9.32%) COBIT
7 10 (3.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (3.22%) NIST 800
8 8 (2.57%) SSAE 16
9 5 (1.61%) RMADS
10 4 (1.29%) QA
11 3 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.64%) GCP
12 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.32%) BS7799
13 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.32%) GPG13
13 1 (0.32%) PMO
13 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.36%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.29%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.96%) Snort
4 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.64%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.64%) Xen
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (7.72%) IBM BigFix
1 24 (7.72%) SCCM
1 24 (7.72%) WSUS
2 8 (2.57%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.96%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.96%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.32%) Nessus
4 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 30 (9.65%) Apple
2 28 (9.00%) Oracle
3 27 (8.68%) Cisco
4 18 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.14%) CheckPoint
6 15 (4.82%) F5
7 13 (4.18%) Meraki
8 10 (3.22%) Juniper
9 5 (1.61%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.61%) McAfee
10 4 (1.29%) Darktrace
10 4 (1.29%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.29%) Sun
10 4 (1.29%) Symantec
11 3 (0.96%) Google
11 3 (0.96%) VMware
12 2 (0.64%) Digital Shadows
12 2 (0.64%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.64%) Proofpoint
12 2 (0.64%) WorldPay