Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 857 934
Rank change year-on-year -27 +77 +141
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 301 338 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.31% 1.56% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 229 299 285
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £38,700 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £82,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09% +4.76%

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 22,892 21,612 26,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.50% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17,334 16,157 20,795
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.03% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 -16 298 £65,000 +8.33% 42
London +40 165 £65,000 -7.14% 23
UK excluding London -3 133 £52,000 -13.33% 19
South East -4 57 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North of England -2 27 £45,500 -6.67% 5
Midlands +25 20 £52,000 -13.33% 2
South West -16 16 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Yorkshire +33 15 £45,000 - 4
East of England -3 13 £55,000 -8.33% 4
East Midlands +19 12 £44,500 -19.09% 1
North West +14 11 £46,000 -26.40% 1
West Midlands +31 8 £52,000 -13.33% 1
North East -44 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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).

1 265 (88.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 261 (86.71%) Information Security
3 161 (53.49%) CISSP
4 160 (53.16%) Data Protection
5 136 (45.18%) Cybersecurity
6 122 (40.53%) SIEM
7 114 (37.87%) Data Protection Act
8 94 (31.23%) Vulnerability Management
9 93 (30.90%) Windows
10 92 (30.56%) ITIL
11 89 (29.57%) Linux
12 88 (29.24%) Security Architecture
13 84 (27.91%) CISM
14 82 (27.24%) PCI DSS
15 77 (25.58%) Banking
16 73 (24.25%) Investment Banking
17 71 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
18 66 (21.93%) Firewall
19 65 (21.59%) GDPR
20 62 (20.60%) Degree
21 59 (19.60%) Windows Server
21 59 (19.60%) CompTIA Security+
22 56 (18.60%) CISMP
22 56 (18.60%) Project Management
23 55 (18.27%) Management Information System
23 55 (18.27%) Penetration Testing
24 53 (17.61%) DRM
25 50 (16.61%) Security Cleared
25 50 (16.61%) Self-Motivation
26 49 (16.28%) Cyber Essentials

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 8 (2.66%) IIS
2 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (3.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.32%) SaaS
3 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.66%) Serverless
5 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.93%) Firewall
2 36 (11.96%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.98%) Network Security
4 20 (6.64%) Internet
5 14 (4.65%) Wireless
6 11 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (3.32%) VPN
8 8 (2.66%) DNS
9 6 (1.99%) SSL
10 5 (1.66%) LAN
11 4 (1.33%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (1.33%) IMAP
11 4 (1.33%) SMTP
12 3 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.00%) DHCP
12 3 (1.00%) WAN
13 2 (0.66%) IPsec
13 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.66%) Big Data
2 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.00%) GIS
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 77 (25.58%) Banking
2 73 (24.25%) Investment Banking
3 41 (13.62%) Finance
4 15 (4.98%) Retail
5 9 (2.99%) Legal
6 7 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.33%) Law
7 6 (1.99%) Local Government
8 4 (1.33%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (15.28%) Consultant
2 44 (14.62%) Security Engineer
3 39 (12.96%) Security Manager
4 34 (11.30%) Architect
5 30 (9.97%) Security Officer
6 29 (9.63%) Analyst
6 29 (9.63%) Security Analyst
7 27 (8.97%) Information Security Officer
8 26 (8.64%) Infrastructure Support
8 26 (8.64%) IT Support
8 26 (8.64%) Security Consultant
9 23 (7.64%) Information Officer
10 20 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (6.64%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 18 (5.98%) IT Engineer
11 18 (5.98%) IT Security Engineer
12 17 (5.65%) IT Manager
13 16 (5.32%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 16 (5.32%) Information Analyst
13 16 (5.32%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.33%) .NET
2 5 (1.66%) Web Services
3 4 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.33%) SAML
4 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 114 (37.87%) Data Protection Act
2 55 (18.27%) Management Information System
3 50 (16.61%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.66%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.66%) Internet of Things
5 8 (2.66%) PKI
6 7 (2.33%) Cyberattack
7 6 (1.99%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.66%) NHS
9 4 (1.33%) CESG
9 4 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 93 (30.90%) Windows
2 89 (29.57%) Linux
3 59 (19.60%) Windows Server
4 29 (9.63%) Apple iOS
4 29 (9.63%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.00%) Unix
6 2 (0.66%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (86.71%) Information Security
2 160 (53.16%) Data Protection
3 136 (45.18%) Cybersecurity
4 122 (40.53%) SIEM
5 94 (31.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 92 (30.56%) ITIL
7 88 (29.24%) Security Architecture
8 71 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (18.60%) Project Management
10 55 (18.27%) Penetration Testing
11 53 (17.61%) DRM
12 49 (16.28%) Security Operations
13 48 (15.95%) ISMS
14 44 (14.62%) TOGAF
15 43 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
16 42 (13.95%) Security Management
16 42 (13.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 41 (13.62%) BPMN
17 41 (13.62%) Business Analysis
17 41 (13.62%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.99%) C
2 5 (1.66%) Java
3 4 (1.33%) Python
4 2 (0.66%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 161 (53.49%) CISSP
2 84 (27.91%) CISM
3 62 (20.60%) Degree
4 59 (19.60%) CompTIA Security+
5 56 (18.60%) CISMP
6 50 (16.61%) Security Cleared
7 39 (12.96%) CEH
7 39 (12.96%) CISA
8 38 (12.62%) GIAC
9 16 (5.32%) SANS
10 13 (4.32%) APMP
10 13 (4.32%) GSLC
10 13 (4.32%) SSCP
11 12 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.99%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.99%) CCNP
14 6 (1.99%) PCI QSA
15 4 (1.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (88.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (27.24%) PCI DSS
3 65 (21.59%) GDPR
4 49 (16.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 33 (10.96%) COBIT
6 16 (5.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 16 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.66%) NIST 800
7 5 (1.66%) SSAE 16
8 3 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (1.00%) ISO 31000
8 3 (1.00%) QA
9 2 (0.66%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.66%) SLA
10 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 33 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.97%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.66%) Docker
3 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) Xen
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.98%) IBM BigFix
1 15 (4.98%) SCCM
1 15 (4.98%) WSUS
2 4 (1.33%) OpenView
2 4 (1.33%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (1.00%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (9.63%) Apple
2 28 (9.30%) Oracle
3 17 (5.65%) Cisco
4 13 (4.32%) CheckPoint
4 13 (4.32%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.99%) Symantec
6 10 (3.32%) Juniper
7 8 (2.66%) McAfee
7 8 (2.66%) Palo Alto
8 6 (1.99%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.33%) Darktrace
9 4 (1.33%) Digital Shadows
9 4 (1.33%) HP
9 4 (1.33%) Remedy
9 4 (1.33%) Sun
9 4 (1.33%) Trend Micro
10 3 (1.00%) CA
10 3 (1.00%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.00%) F5
11 2 (0.66%) VMware