Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 872 942 891
Rank change year-on-year +70 -51 +128
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 220 276 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.05% 1.23% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 172 210 282
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,800
90th Percentile £71,250 £81,375 £83,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +8.37%

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 20,941 22,460 21,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.83% 12.71% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,357 17,472 17,138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +5 201 £55,000 -15.38% 42
UK excluding London +120 153 £54,000 -10.00% 25
London -39 54 £60,000 -14.29% 18
South East +17 47 £60,000 - 9
Midlands +42 31 £60,000 +50.00% 4
South West +40 31 £46,000 -7.07% 4
North of England +56 29 £52,500 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +25 22 £60,000 +50.00% 2
North West +41 21 £52,500 -25.00% 2
East of England +58 16 £75,000 +15.38% 4
West Midlands +40 15 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire +52 8 £52,500 - 1
Scotland - 6 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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).

1 174 (79.09%) Information Security
2 172 (78.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (38.18%) ITIL
4 78 (35.45%) CISSP
4 78 (35.45%) PCI DSS
5 72 (32.73%) Data Protection
6 70 (31.82%) Management Information System
7 68 (30.91%) Degree
8 67 (30.45%) Cybersecurity
9 59 (26.82%) Security Architecture
10 57 (25.91%) GDPR
11 55 (25.00%) Windows
12 54 (24.55%) Finance
13 53 (24.09%) Project Management
14 49 (22.27%) Firewall
15 48 (21.82%) CISM
15 48 (21.82%) SIEM
16 45 (20.45%) Security Management
17 44 (20.00%) Risk Management
18 43 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (19.09%) Self-Motivation
20 41 (18.64%) Penetration Testing
21 39 (17.73%) TOGAF
21 39 (17.73%) Vulnerability Management
22 34 (15.45%) Security Operations
23 33 (15.00%) ISMS
24 32 (14.55%) Security Cleared
24 32 (14.55%) Data Protection Act
25 31 (14.09%) Information Security Management
25 31 (14.09%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 13 (5.91%) IIS
2 10 (4.55%) Apache
2 10 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.09%) SaaS
4 8 (3.64%) Office 365
5 6 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.27%) IaaS
6 5 (2.27%) PaaS
7 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (22.27%) Firewall
2 28 (12.73%) Wi-Fi
3 23 (10.45%) LAN
3 23 (10.45%) TCP/IP
4 22 (10.00%) WAN
5 21 (9.55%) VPN
6 16 (7.27%) Network Security
7 14 (6.36%) DNS
7 14 (6.36%) VLAN
8 13 (5.91%) BGP
8 13 (5.91%) BIG-IP
8 13 (5.91%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (5.91%) DMVPN
8 13 (5.91%) Internet
8 13 (5.91%) NX-OS
8 13 (5.91%) OSPF
9 11 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.55%) SMTP
10 10 (4.55%) SSL
11 5 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) GIS
3 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) AppScan
2 1 (0.45%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.45%) Paros
2 1 (0.45%) WebScarab
General
1 54 (24.55%) Finance
2 24 (10.91%) Banking
3 13 (5.91%) Local Government
4 12 (5.45%) Legal
5 8 (3.64%) Law
6 7 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.82%) Retail
8 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (22.27%) Analyst
2 46 (20.91%) Security Analyst
3 44 (20.00%) Consultant
4 42 (19.09%) Security Manager
5 34 (15.45%) Security Consultant
6 28 (12.73%) Information Security Consultant
7 27 (12.27%) Information Analyst
7 27 (12.27%) Information Security Analyst
8 26 (11.82%) Information Manager
9 25 (11.36%) Information Security Manager
10 23 (10.45%) Architect
10 23 (10.45%) Security Engineer
11 16 (7.27%) Security Specialist
12 15 (6.82%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (5.91%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 13 (5.91%) Network Engineer
14 12 (5.45%) IT Engineer
14 12 (5.45%) IT Security Engineer
15 9 (4.09%) IT Security Specialist
15 9 (4.09%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.82%) .NET
2 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) CGI
3 1 (0.45%) COM
3 1 (0.45%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 42 (19.09%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (14.55%) Data Protection Act
4 21 (9.55%) NHS
5 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (6.36%) Fintech
7 7 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.73%) Cyberattack
8 6 (2.73%) PKI
9 3 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.91%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.91%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) CESG
11 1 (0.45%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.00%) Windows
2 28 (12.73%) Linux
3 21 (9.55%) Unix
4 12 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.91%) CentOS
7 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (79.09%) Information Security
2 84 (38.18%) ITIL
3 72 (32.73%) Data Protection
4 67 (30.45%) Cybersecurity
5 59 (26.82%) Security Architecture
6 53 (24.09%) Project Management
7 48 (21.82%) SIEM
8 45 (20.45%) Security Management
9 44 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 43 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (18.64%) Penetration Testing
12 39 (17.73%) TOGAF
12 39 (17.73%) Vulnerability Management
13 34 (15.45%) Security Operations
14 33 (15.00%) ISMS
15 31 (14.09%) Information Security Management
15 31 (14.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 29 (13.18%) Business Transformation
17 28 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
18 27 (12.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.18%) Java
2 4 (1.82%) C#
3 2 (0.91%) SQL
4 1 (0.45%) C++
4 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) Perl
4 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (35.45%) CISSP
2 68 (30.91%) Degree
3 48 (21.82%) CISM
4 32 (14.55%) Security Cleared
5 27 (12.27%) CISA
6 25 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (10.45%) CEH
8 14 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 11 (5.00%) CCNA
10 9 (4.09%) CCIE
10 9 (4.09%) CCNP
10 9 (4.09%) CISMP
10 9 (4.09%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (3.64%) GIAC
12 7 (3.18%) CRISC
13 6 (2.73%) CEPT
13 6 (2.73%) GPEN
13 6 (2.73%) OSCP
13 6 (2.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (78.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (35.45%) PCI DSS
3 57 (25.91%) GDPR
4 29 (13.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (12.27%) COBIT
6 18 (8.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (3.18%) RMADS
8 5 (2.27%) NIST 800
9 3 (1.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (1.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.36%) QA
9 3 (1.36%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.91%) GCP
11 1 (0.45%) BS7799
11 1 (0.45%) GPG13
11 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.45%) PMO
11 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (12.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Docker
2 3 (1.36%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.36%) Snort
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (4.09%) IBM BigFix
2 9 (4.09%) SCCM
2 9 (4.09%) WSUS
3 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.45%) Nessus
3 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.45%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 29 (13.18%) Cisco
2 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.73%) CheckPoint
4 14 (6.36%) F5
5 13 (5.91%) Meraki
6 7 (3.18%) Juniper
7 5 (2.27%) Apple
7 5 (2.27%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.82%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.36%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.36%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.36%) McAfee
9 3 (1.36%) VMware
10 2 (0.91%) Darktrace
10 2 (0.91%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle
10 2 (0.91%) Proofpoint
10 2 (0.91%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.45%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.45%) Splunk