Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 898 721 879
Rank change year-on-year -177 +158 +65
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 89 79 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.55% 0.87% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 66 199
10th Percentile £40,500 £45,750 £37,350
25th Percentile £42,500 £52,750 £51,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
75th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £150,000 £88,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +13.46%

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 16,150 9,130 20,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.27% 12.90% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10,013 7,050 15,151
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 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 -179 72 £60,000 -4.00% 14
UK excluding London -125 49 £60,000 - 13
South East -77 26 £47,000 -24.80% 6
London -115 24 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Work from Home -248 16 £63,750 +15.91% 3
North of England -62 13 £61,250 -2.00% 4
North West -38 7 £45,000 -29.41% 1
West Midlands -62 6 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Midlands -75 6 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Yorkshire -53 5 £62,500 +31.58% 3
North East -18 4 £62,500 +18.26%
South West -64 2 £112,500 +246.15% 1
East of England -34 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Scotland -60 1 £137,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 87 (97.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (69.66%) Information Security
3 44 (49.44%) Social Skills
4 38 (42.70%) Risk Management
5 31 (34.83%) Management Information System
5 31 (34.83%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
6 28 (31.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (28.09%) Influencing Skills
9 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
10 23 (25.84%) Security Management
10 23 (25.84%) Project Management
10 23 (25.84%) Business Case
11 22 (24.72%) ITIL
12 21 (23.60%) Security Architecture
13 20 (22.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 20 (22.47%) PRINCE2
13 20 (22.47%) Firewall
14 19 (21.35%) CISSP
14 19 (21.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (21.35%) Public Sector
15 18 (20.22%) Systems Analysis
16 17 (19.10%) Technical Architecture
16 17 (19.10%) Finance
16 17 (19.10%) Legal
16 17 (19.10%) Scrum
16 17 (19.10%) Information Security Management
16 17 (19.10%) Service Management
16 17 (19.10%) Azure

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 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Azure
2 12 (13.48%) AWS
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (6.74%) GCP
4 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.25%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) Firewall
2 9 (10.11%) BGP
2 9 (10.11%) OSPF
2 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.11%) VLAN
3 6 (6.74%) GSM
3 6 (6.74%) VPN
4 5 (5.62%) Network Security
5 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) Skype
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
6 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 44 (49.44%) Social Skills
2 25 (28.09%) Influencing Skills
3 19 (21.35%) Public Sector
4 17 (19.10%) Finance
4 17 (19.10%) Legal
5 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.74%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (6.74%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
8 3 (3.37%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (2.25%) Electronics
9 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.25%) Marketing
10 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (41.57%) Consultant
2 16 (17.98%) Security Consultant
2 16 (17.98%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (14.61%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (10.11%) Information Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Information Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Compliance Officer
10 3 (3.37%) Information Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Security Compliance Officer
10 3 (3.37%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) RESTful
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.98%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (10.11%) IPTV
4 8 (8.99%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (6.74%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (5.62%) BYOD
7 3 (3.37%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.12%) Housing Association
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (69.66%) Information Security
2 38 (42.70%) Risk Management
3 31 (34.83%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (25.84%) Business Case
5 23 (25.84%) Project Management
5 23 (25.84%) Security Management
6 22 (24.72%) ITIL
7 21 (23.60%) Security Architecture
8 20 (22.47%) PRINCE2
9 19 (21.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 18 (20.22%) Systems Analysis
11 17 (19.10%) BPMN
11 17 (19.10%) Information Security Management
11 17 (19.10%) ISMS
11 17 (19.10%) Scrum
11 17 (19.10%) Service Management
11 17 (19.10%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (17.98%) Feasibility Study
12 16 (17.98%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) Python
2 9 (10.11%) Java
3 6 (6.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.35%) CISSP
4 14 (15.73%) CISM
5 11 (12.36%) Degree
6 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (10.11%) CCNP
7 9 (10.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (10.11%) CGEIT
7 9 (10.11%) CISA
7 9 (10.11%) CRISC
8 5 (5.62%) CCDP
8 5 (5.62%) GIAC
9 3 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (1.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (1.12%) APMP
11 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
11 1 (1.12%) CEH
11 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (97.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (31.46%) Cyber Essentials
3 20 (22.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 16 (17.98%) NCSC
5 14 (15.73%) NIST
6 13 (14.61%) GDPR
7 11 (12.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (11.24%) PCI DSS
9 9 (10.11%) COBIT
10 3 (3.37%) GRC
10 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
10 3 (3.37%) Solvency II
11 2 (2.25%) ISO 31000
11 2 (2.25%) ITGC
11 2 (2.25%) SOC 2
12 1 (1.12%) IASME
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.37%) BitLocker
1 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Ansible
1 10 (11.24%) Terraform
2 9 (10.11%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.37%) SCCM
3 3 (3.37%) SCOM
4 2 (2.25%) Nessus
5 1 (1.12%) CASB
5 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Cisco
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Palo Alto
3 6 (6.74%) Google
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.37%) Citrix
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.37%) Thycotic
6 2 (2.25%) FireEye
6 2 (2.25%) SAP