Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 900 607 856
Rank change year-on-year -293 +249 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 151 95 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.77% 1.53% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 134 81 181
10th Percentile £40,500 £35,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £88,500 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £53,925 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.90% -10.13% +17.65%

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 19,511 6,197 18,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.35% 12.49% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11,944 4,873 14,263
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.08% +8.89% -

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 28 October 2021.

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

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
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 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) within the UK over the 6 months to 28 October 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 -309 122 £62,500 -3.85% 16
UK excluding London -206 95 £62,500 +15.90% 9
South East -151 42 £52,500 -22.22% 4
Work from Home -234 41 £80,000 +45.45% 2
London -240 40 £65,000 -7.14% 9
North of England -134 22 £62,500 +18.26% 1
North West -90 16 £50,000 -23.08%
Midlands -117 13 £80,000 +52.38% 1
West Midlands -93 12 £80,000 +52.38% 1
South West -81 10 £82,500 +175.00% 1
North East -27 6 £62,500 +18.26%
Scotland -82 5 £85,000 +73.47% 2
Yorkshire -105 5 £62,500 +85.19% 1
Northern Ireland -41 4 £65,000 +18.18%
Wales - 4 £65,000 -
East of England - 2 £87,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 October 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).

1 137 (90.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (70.86%) Information Security
3 87 (57.62%) Cybersecurity
4 78 (51.66%) Risk Management
5 61 (40.40%) Social Skills
6 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (38.41%) CISSP
8 53 (35.10%) NIST
9 43 (28.48%) Project Management
10 40 (26.49%) Security Cleared
10 40 (26.49%) CESG Certified Professional
11 39 (25.83%) Management Information System
12 36 (23.84%) CISM
12 36 (23.84%) Cyber Essentials
13 34 (22.52%) Security Management
14 32 (21.19%) ITIL
15 30 (19.87%) Azure
15 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 30 (19.87%) SC Cleared
16 29 (19.21%) Influencing Skills
17 28 (18.54%) Self-Motivation
17 28 (18.54%) AWS
17 28 (18.54%) Security Architecture
18 27 (17.88%) Data Protection
18 27 (17.88%) ISMS
18 27 (17.88%) PRINCE2
18 27 (17.88%) Business Case
19 26 (17.22%) PCI DSS
20 25 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
20 25 (16.56%) Service Management

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 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.87%) Azure
2 28 (18.54%) AWS
3 19 (12.58%) GCP
4 14 (9.27%) GitHub
4 14 (9.27%) Serverless
5 7 (4.64%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.92%) Firewall
2 9 (5.96%) Network Security
3 8 (5.30%) GSM
3 8 (5.30%) VPN
4 3 (1.99%) LAN
4 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.99%) WAN
5 2 (1.32%) HTTP
5 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.32%) IPsec
5 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.32%) NNTP
5 2 (1.32%) SSL
5 2 (1.32%) Wireless
5 2 (1.32%) X.509
6 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.30%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) DB2
3 1 (0.66%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (9.27%) JIRA
2 10 (6.62%) Burp Suite
General
1 61 (40.40%) Social Skills
2 29 (19.21%) Influencing Skills
3 25 (16.56%) Legal
4 22 (14.57%) Finance
4 22 (14.57%) Public Sector
5 14 (9.27%) Banking
6 12 (7.95%) Back Office
7 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (5.30%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (5.30%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.65%) Local Government
11 3 (1.99%) Electronics
11 3 (1.99%) Law
11 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.99%) Marketing
11 3 (1.99%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (35.76%) Consultant
2 24 (15.89%) Architect
2 24 (15.89%) Security Consultant
3 23 (15.23%) Security Architect
4 20 (13.25%) Technical Consultant
5 18 (11.92%) Security Manager
6 17 (11.26%) Analyst
7 14 (9.27%) Cloud Consultant
8 13 (8.61%) AWS Consultant
8 13 (8.61%) Azure Consultant
8 13 (8.61%) Information Manager
8 13 (8.61%) Information Security Manager
9 11 (7.28%) Security Analyst
10 10 (6.62%) Information Security Consultant
11 9 (5.96%) Risk Consultant
11 9 (5.96%) Security Officer
12 8 (5.30%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (5.30%) DevSecOps Architect
12 8 (5.30%) DevSecOps Consultant
12 8 (5.30%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.27%) RESTful
2 7 (4.64%) LDAP
3 2 (1.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.83%) Management Information System
2 28 (18.54%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (9.27%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.96%) BYOD
4 9 (5.96%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.97%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.32%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 2 (1.32%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.66%) CCTV
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.66%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) AIX
3 2 (1.32%) zOS
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (70.86%) Information Security
2 87 (57.62%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (51.66%) Risk Management
4 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (28.48%) Project Management
6 34 (22.52%) Security Management
7 32 (21.19%) ITIL
8 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 28 (18.54%) Security Architecture
10 27 (17.88%) Business Case
10 27 (17.88%) Data Protection
10 27 (17.88%) ISMS
10 27 (17.88%) PRINCE2
11 25 (16.56%) Information Security Management
11 25 (16.56%) Service Management
12 24 (15.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (15.23%) DevSecOps
14 22 (14.57%) Data Security
15 21 (13.91%) Systems Analysis
15 21 (13.91%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.26%) Python
2 10 (6.62%) SQL
3 3 (1.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (38.41%) CISSP
2 40 (26.49%) CESG Certified Professional
2 40 (26.49%) Security Cleared
3 36 (23.84%) CISM
4 30 (19.87%) SC Cleared
5 20 (13.25%) CRISC
6 17 (11.26%) CISA
7 16 (10.60%) SANS
8 15 (9.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 15 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (9.27%) AWS Certification
10 13 (8.61%) GCIA
10 13 (8.61%) GCIH
10 13 (8.61%) GSEC
11 11 (7.28%) CGEIT
12 10 (6.62%) Degree
13 6 (3.97%) GIAC
14 5 (3.31%) DBS Check
15 4 (2.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 4 (2.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (90.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (35.10%) NIST
3 36 (23.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 26 (17.22%) PCI DSS
5 25 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 25 (16.56%) NCSC
6 24 (15.89%) GDPR
7 20 (13.25%) COBIT
8 16 (10.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (10.60%) SOC 2
9 14 (9.27%) IASME
10 13 (8.61%) SOC 1
11 12 (7.95%) SOC 3
12 7 (4.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (3.97%) GRC
13 6 (3.97%) HIPAA
14 5 (3.31%) ISAE 3402
15 4 (2.65%) GAMP
16 3 (1.99%) IFRS
17 2 (1.32%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 14 (9.27%) Docker
2 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.32%) OpenIDM
3 2 (1.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (11.26%) Ansible
1 17 (11.26%) Terraform
2 14 (9.27%) CASB
2 14 (9.27%) Kubernetes
2 14 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.27%) Puppet
3 10 (6.62%) Nessus
4 2 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Google
2 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.28%) Oracle
4 3 (1.99%) SAP
5 2 (1.32%) Apple
5 2 (1.32%) CA
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco
5 2 (1.32%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.32%) FireEye
5 2 (1.32%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.32%) Thycotic
6 1 (0.66%) Alteryx