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

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 734 906 898
Rank change year-on-year +172 -8 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 83 125 215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.92% 0.82% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 111 92 184
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £39,173
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +1.85% -6.49%

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 8,991 15,207 20,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.93% 12.54% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,459 11,870 15,511
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,149 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 2 March 2021.

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

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 13 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 2 March 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 +165 75 £66,250 +10.42% 13
UK excluding London +97 57 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Work from Home -95 26 £67,500 -
South East +108 23 £85,000 +41.67% 1
North of England +63 22 £62,500 +19.05% 4
London +155 21 £65,000 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire +48 16 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Midlands +58 10 £70,000 +33.33% 4
West Midlands +41 10 £70,000 +33.33% 4
North West +53 6 £67,500 -3.57% 1
North East - 3 £62,500 - 1
Scotland +26 2 £49,000 - 2
South West +22 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 81 (97.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (72.29%) Information Security
3 34 (40.96%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (32.53%) Security Architecture
4 27 (32.53%) GDPR
5 25 (30.12%) Risk Management
6 23 (27.71%) Security Management
6 23 (27.71%) Management Information System
7 21 (25.30%) CISSP
7 21 (25.30%) ISMS
7 21 (25.30%) Azure
8 20 (24.10%) Information Security Management
9 19 (22.89%) CISM
9 19 (22.89%) ITIL
9 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 19 (22.89%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (21.69%) NCSC
11 17 (20.48%) Firewall
12 16 (19.28%) Finance
12 16 (19.28%) SDLC
13 15 (18.07%) Windows
13 15 (18.07%) Enterprise Architecture
14 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
15 13 (15.66%) PCI DSS
15 13 (15.66%) TOGAF
15 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
15 13 (15.66%) Ansible
15 13 (15.66%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (14.46%) Terraform

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 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.30%) Azure
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (10.84%) AWS
4 8 (9.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.41%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.41%) SaaS
6 1 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.20%) PaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Firewall
2 5 (6.02%) BGP
2 5 (6.02%) OSPF
2 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.02%) VLAN
3 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
1 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) GitLab
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.02%) Electronics
3 5 (6.02%) Legal
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Consultant
2 18 (21.69%) Security Consultant
3 16 (19.28%) Architect
4 12 (14.46%) Information Security Consultant
5 10 (12.05%) Security Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Coordinator
8 7 (8.43%) Security Manager
9 6 (7.23%) Risk Consultant
9 6 (7.23%) Security Specialist
10 5 (6.02%) Information Security Specialist
10 5 (6.02%) Information Specialist
10 5 (6.02%) Network Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Security Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (4.82%) CISSP Manager
11 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 4 (4.82%) Risk Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Information Risk Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) LAMP
2 1 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.20%) Node.js
2 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.71%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.66%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (13.25%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (9.64%) Cyberattack
4 8 (9.64%) Public Cloud
5 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.43%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (7.23%) BYOD
6 6 (7.23%) iSeries
7 5 (6.02%) IPTV
8 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (72.29%) Information Security
2 34 (40.96%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (32.53%) Security Architecture
4 25 (30.12%) Risk Management
5 23 (27.71%) Security Management
6 21 (25.30%) ISMS
7 20 (24.10%) Information Security Management
8 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (22.89%) ITIL
9 16 (19.28%) SDLC
10 15 (18.07%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (15.66%) TOGAF
12 11 (13.25%) Service Management
12 11 (13.25%) SIEM
12 11 (13.25%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
13 10 (12.05%) Identity Access Management
14 9 (10.84%) SABSA
14 9 (10.84%) Threat Modelling
14 9 (10.84%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) Java
1 12 (14.46%) Python
2 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
3 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) CISSP
2 19 (22.89%) CISM
3 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
4 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.43%) Degree
6 6 (7.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.02%) CCDP
7 5 (6.02%) CCNP
8 4 (4.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (3.61%) CEH
9 3 (3.61%) CRISC
10 2 (2.41%) CISA
10 2 (2.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (1.20%) CCSP
11 1 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (1.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (97.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (32.53%) GDPR
3 19 (22.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 19 (22.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 18 (21.69%) NCSC
5 13 (15.66%) PCI DSS
6 10 (12.05%) NIST
7 9 (10.84%) GAMP
7 9 (10.84%) HIPAA
7 9 (10.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (7.23%) SLA
9 4 (4.82%) Solvency II
10 1 (1.20%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Ansible
2 12 (14.46%) Terraform
3 5 (6.02%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.20%) CASB
4 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco
2 6 (7.23%) IBM
2 6 (7.23%) SAP
3 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.20%) Thycotic
4 1 (1.20%) VMware