Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 847 1084
Rank change year-on-year -3 +237 -66
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 360 390 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.58% 1.58% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 282 343 182
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.38% +3.95%
10th Percentile £41,300 £39,150 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.78% +18.00% -

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 22781 24655 28169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.96% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17061 19498 22269
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +35 355 £65,000 +8.33% 10
London +44 187 £70,000 -6.67% 5
UK excluding London -1 168 £55,000 -6.78% 5
South East +36 80 £62,000 +37.78% 2
North of England -1 43 £67,500 +12.50% 3
North East +32 22 £67,500 +94.24%
Midlands +35 19 £42,500 -29.17%
East of England +4 14 £50,000 +81.82%
East Midlands +43 12 £46,250 -5.13%
North West +1 11 £70,000 +18.64% 2
South West -8 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire -1 10 £45,000 -28.00% 1
West Midlands -4 7 £42,500 -32.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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).

1 331 (91.94%) Information Security
2 309 (85.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 237 (65.83%) CISSP
4 180 (50.00%) CISM
5 166 (46.11%) Cybersecurity
6 158 (43.89%) ITIL
7 145 (40.28%) Data Protection
8 134 (37.22%) Windows
8 134 (37.22%) Penetration Testing
9 128 (35.56%) Data Protection Act
10 127 (35.28%) SIEM
11 126 (35.00%) Security Architecture
12 122 (33.89%) Firewall
13 115 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
14 114 (31.67%) Vulnerability Management
15 111 (30.83%) PCI DSS
16 109 (30.28%) Linux
17 102 (28.33%) Active Directory
18 101 (28.06%) Windows Server
19 100 (27.78%) Finance
20 93 (25.83%) Security Operations
21 91 (25.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 90 (25.00%) TCP/IP
23 83 (23.06%) DRM
24 78 (21.67%) Degree
25 73 (20.28%) Data Loss Prevention
26 71 (19.72%) Risk Management
27 70 (19.44%) Management Information System
28 65 (18.06%) Programme Management
29 53 (14.72%) 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 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.28%) SaaS
3 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.39%) IaaS
5 3 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.56%) GitHub
6 2 (0.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (33.89%) Firewall
2 90 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 46 (12.78%) Network Security
4 17 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (3.61%) DNS
5 13 (3.61%) Wireless
6 12 (3.33%) DHCP
6 12 (3.33%) SMS
7 9 (2.50%) Multicast
7 9 (2.50%) SAN
7 9 (2.50%) VPN
8 7 (1.94%) LAN
9 6 (1.67%) WAN
10 5 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.39%) VLAN
11 4 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (1.11%) NAS
12 2 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (0.56%) SSL
13 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) Big Data
2 1 (0.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.83%) AppScan
1 3 (0.83%) Burp Suite
1 3 (0.83%) Paros
1 3 (0.83%) WebScarab
2 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (27.78%) Finance
2 48 (13.33%) Banking
3 37 (10.28%) Legal
4 34 (9.44%) Telecoms
5 25 (6.94%) Marketing
6 22 (6.11%) Electronics
6 22 (6.11%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.78%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.22%) Law
8 8 (2.22%) Local Government
9 7 (1.94%) French Language
9 7 (1.94%) German Language
10 5 (1.39%) Advertising
11 4 (1.11%) Front Office
11 4 (1.11%) Retail
12 3 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (18.89%) Security Manager
2 67 (18.61%) Analyst
2 67 (18.61%) Security Analyst
3 59 (16.39%) Security Engineer
4 53 (14.72%) Consultant
5 48 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 48 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
6 39 (10.83%) Security Consultant
7 37 (10.28%) Information Specialist
8 36 (10.00%) IT Analyst
8 36 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
9 34 (9.44%) Architect
10 33 (9.17%) Operations Engineer
11 30 (8.33%) IT Manager
12 29 (8.06%) Security Specialist
13 28 (7.78%) Information Security Specialist
14 25 (6.94%) Information Analyst
14 25 (6.94%) Information Security Analyst
15 24 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
15 24 (6.67%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.06%) .NET
2 9 (2.50%) CGI
2 9 (2.50%) HTML
2 9 (2.50%) XML
3 3 (0.83%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (35.56%) Data Protection Act
2 70 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 38 (10.56%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.94%) NHS
5 23 (6.39%) Data Centre
6 19 (5.28%) Cyberthreat
7 14 (3.89%) Cyber Attack
8 12 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.33%) Mobile App
9 11 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (2.78%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (2.22%) CESG
12 6 (1.67%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.39%) Virtual Team
14 4 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
15 3 (0.83%) Contactless
16 2 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 134 (37.22%) Windows
2 109 (30.28%) Linux
3 101 (28.06%) Windows Server
4 44 (12.22%) Apple iOS
5 38 (10.56%) Mac OS X
6 20 (5.56%) Unix
7 6 (1.67%) Android
7 6 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (91.94%) Information Security
2 166 (46.11%) Cybersecurity
3 158 (43.89%) ITIL
4 145 (40.28%) Data Protection
5 134 (37.22%) Penetration Testing
6 127 (35.28%) SIEM
7 126 (35.00%) Security Architecture
8 115 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
9 114 (31.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 93 (25.83%) Security Operations
11 91 (25.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 83 (23.06%) DRM
13 73 (20.28%) Data Loss Prevention
14 71 (19.72%) Risk Management
15 65 (18.06%) Programme Management
16 53 (14.72%) Service Management
17 51 (14.17%) Project Management
18 50 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
19 41 (11.39%) PRINCE2
20 37 (10.28%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.89%) Java
2 13 (3.61%) C#
2 13 (3.61%) C++
3 10 (2.78%) Python
4 9 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.50%) Perl
5 3 (0.83%) SQL
6 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.56%) C
6 2 (0.56%) PHP
6 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 237 (65.83%) CISSP
2 180 (50.00%) CISM
3 78 (21.67%) Degree
4 40 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 31 (8.61%) CISA
6 28 (7.78%) SSCP
7 21 (5.83%) CCSA
7 21 (5.83%) CISMP
7 21 (5.83%) CRISC
8 20 (5.56%) CEH
9 19 (5.28%) CompTIA Security+
9 19 (5.28%) Security+ Certification
10 15 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.33%) APMP
12 10 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 8 (2.22%) CCNA
13 8 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (1.94%) SANS
15 6 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (85.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (30.83%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.50%) GDPR
4 21 (5.83%) Data Quality
5 18 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (4.72%) COBIT
6 17 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 15 (4.17%) ISO 22301
8 14 (3.89%) ISO 31000
9 13 (3.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (2.50%) SAS 70
12 6 (1.67%) FISMA
12 6 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (1.11%) COSO
14 3 (0.83%) BS25999
14 3 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.56%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.56%) NIST 800
15 2 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 102 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) Docker
6 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (1.67%) Nessus
2 3 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.56%) CSIRT
3 2 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.56%) Suricata
4 1 (0.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (10.56%) Apple
2 33 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.11%) SAP
4 14 (3.89%) CA
4 14 (3.89%) Cisco
5 12 (3.33%) Forcepoint
5 12 (3.33%) VMware
6 10 (2.78%) Oracle
7 7 (1.94%) F5
8 6 (1.67%) McAfee
8 6 (1.67%) Symantec
9 4 (1.11%) Google
9 4 (1.11%) Qualys
10 3 (0.83%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.83%) CyberArk
10 3 (0.83%) HP
10 3 (0.83%) IBM
10 3 (0.83%) Splunk
11 2 (0.56%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.56%) LogLogic