Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 880 1029
Rank change year-on-year +1 +149 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 300 315 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.36% 1.41% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 239 282 208
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.62% +11.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £82,750 £82,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +14.00% +6.95%

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 22,121 22,358 27,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.64% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,069 17,726 21,501
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -8 296 £65,000 +8.33% 27
London +28 170 £70,000 - 8
UK excluding London -14 125 £60,000 +5.26% 19
South East -4 53 £62,500 +38.89% 6
North of England +5 30 £70,000 +16.67% 3
Midlands +8 22 £40,000 -33.33% 5
North West - 19 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands +32 16 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South West -7 12 £48,000 -20.00%
East of England +10 7 £65,000 +136.36% 5
Yorkshire +13 6 £52,500 -16.00% 1
West Midlands +3 6 £60,000 - 3
North East -19 5 £68,014 +129.58% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

1 264 (88.00%) Information Security
2 263 (87.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 186 (62.00%) CISSP
4 140 (46.67%) CISM
5 138 (46.00%) ITIL
6 131 (43.67%) Cybersecurity
7 124 (41.33%) Windows
8 107 (35.67%) SIEM
9 105 (35.00%) Data Protection
10 101 (33.67%) Firewall
11 98 (32.67%) Penetration Testing
12 95 (31.67%) Data Protection Act
13 90 (30.00%) PCI DSS
13 90 (30.00%) Linux
14 89 (29.67%) Vulnerability Management
15 85 (28.33%) Security Architecture
16 84 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
17 83 (27.67%) Windows Server
18 82 (27.33%) Finance
19 75 (25.00%) Management Information System
20 72 (24.00%) Risk Management
20 72 (24.00%) Active Directory
21 66 (22.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 61 (20.33%) TCP/IP
23 59 (19.67%) DRM
24 57 (19.00%) Security Operations
25 53 (17.67%) Degree
26 49 (16.33%) Data Loss Prevention
27 48 (16.00%) Network Security
28 45 (15.00%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.00%) SaaS
3 3 (1.00%) IaaS
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (33.67%) Firewall
2 61 (20.33%) TCP/IP
3 48 (16.00%) Network Security
4 19 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (4.33%) SMS
6 11 (3.67%) SAN
7 8 (2.67%) DNS
8 7 (2.33%) DHCP
8 7 (2.33%) VLAN
8 7 (2.33%) VPN
9 6 (2.00%) Wireless
10 5 (1.67%) Internet
10 5 (1.67%) NAS
11 4 (1.33%) Multicast
12 3 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.00%) LAN
13 2 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.67%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.67%) WAN
14 1 (0.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.67%) Big Data
2 8 (2.67%) GIS
3 6 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) AppScan
1 2 (0.67%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.67%) Paros
1 2 (0.67%) WebScarab
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 82 (27.33%) Finance
2 26 (8.67%) Banking
3 19 (6.33%) Legal
4 15 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.33%) Law
6 8 (2.67%) French Language
6 8 (2.67%) German Language
6 8 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.33%) Advertising
8 6 (2.00%) Front Office
9 5 (1.67%) Electronics
9 5 (1.67%) Local Government
9 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.67%) Marketing
10 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.00%) Retail
12 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (23.67%) Security Manager
2 57 (19.00%) Analyst
3 56 (18.67%) Security Analyst
4 37 (12.33%) Security Engineer
5 36 (12.00%) Consultant
5 36 (12.00%) IT Manager
6 32 (10.67%) Architect
7 30 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 30 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 26 (8.67%) Risk Manager
8 26 (8.67%) Security Consultant
9 25 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
9 25 (8.33%) Security Specialist
10 24 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 24 (8.00%) Information Specialist
11 23 (7.67%) Information Security Specialist
11 23 (7.67%) IT Engineer
11 23 (7.67%) IT Security Engineer
12 22 (7.33%) Information Analyst
13 21 (7.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) .NET
2 4 (1.33%) CGI
2 4 (1.33%) HTML
2 4 (1.33%) Middleware
2 4 (1.33%) XML
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (31.67%) Data Protection Act
2 75 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.33%) Cyberattack
4 16 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.33%) NHS
5 13 (4.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (3.00%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.33%) CESG
9 4 (1.33%) PKI
10 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.33%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 124 (41.33%) Windows
2 90 (30.00%) Linux
3 83 (27.67%) Windows Server
4 34 (11.33%) Apple iOS
5 31 (10.33%) Unix
6 30 (10.00%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.33%) Android
9 3 (1.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (88.00%) Information Security
2 138 (46.00%) ITIL
3 131 (43.67%) Cybersecurity
4 107 (35.67%) SIEM
5 105 (35.00%) Data Protection
6 98 (32.67%) Penetration Testing
7 89 (29.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 85 (28.33%) Security Architecture
9 84 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (24.00%) Risk Management
11 66 (22.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 59 (19.67%) DRM
13 57 (19.00%) Security Operations
14 49 (16.33%) Data Loss Prevention
15 42 (14.00%) Migration
16 33 (11.00%) Programme Management
17 28 (9.33%) Project Management
18 26 (8.67%) Data Security
18 26 (8.67%) OWASP
18 26 (8.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.67%) Java
2 9 (3.00%) C#
2 9 (3.00%) C++
3 5 (1.67%) C
3 5 (1.67%) SQL
4 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.33%) Perl
4 4 (1.33%) PHP
4 4 (1.33%) Python
5 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.33%) Groovy
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
6 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 186 (62.00%) CISSP
2 140 (46.67%) CISM
3 53 (17.67%) Degree
4 38 (12.67%) CISA
5 29 (9.67%) Security Cleared
6 25 (8.33%) CRISC
7 24 (8.00%) CEH
8 19 (6.33%) SSCP
9 16 (5.33%) GIAC
10 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
11 14 (4.67%) CISMP
12 12 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (4.00%) SANS
13 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (3.00%) APMP
14 9 (3.00%) MCSE
15 8 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 7 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (87.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.00%) COBIT
4 17 (5.67%) GDPR
4 17 (5.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (2.67%) ISO 22301
8 8 (2.67%) ISO 31000
9 6 (2.00%) FISMA
9 6 (2.00%) GPG13
9 6 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (1.33%) COSO
10 4 (1.33%) Data Quality
11 3 (1.00%) BS25999
11 3 (1.00%) RMADS
11 3 (1.00%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.67%) TickIT
13 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 72 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.67%) CSIRT
1 5 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (1.67%) Nessus
2 2 (0.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.33%) Packer
3 1 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 30 (10.00%) Apple
2 26 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.00%) Cisco
3 18 (6.00%) McAfee
3 18 (6.00%) Symantec
4 17 (5.67%) F5
5 14 (4.67%) VMware
6 12 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (3.67%) Palo Alto
8 10 (3.33%) Juniper
8 10 (3.33%) Oracle
9 8 (2.67%) CA
10 5 (1.67%) Forcepoint
10 5 (1.67%) Qualys
10 5 (1.67%) SAP
11 3 (1.00%) Trend Micro
12 2 (0.67%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.67%) LogLogic
12 2 (0.67%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.33%) IFS