Period
to 17 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 873 899 917
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 134 218 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.87% 1.05% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 98 170 212
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +10.64%
10th Percentile £45,875 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £54,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.80% -10.00% +9.09%

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 15,450 20,798 22,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.53% 13.91% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,911 15,202 17,295
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,555
% change year-on-year - +5.75% +0.13%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +22 124 £60,000 +9.09% 19
UK excluding London +52 117 £58,750 +8.80% 15
South East +60 49 £60,000 - 5
Midlands +12 21 £52,500 -12.50% 5
West Midlands +23 20 £52,500 -12.50% 3
London +31 17 £71,250 +18.75% 4
North of England +42 16 £52,500 - 3
South West +8 12 £42,500 -7.61% 1
East of England +55 9 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Scotland +33 8 £75,000 +57.89%
Yorkshire +31 8 £52,500 -
North West +18 8 £71,250 +35.71% 3
Wales - 2 £87,500 -
East Midlands +6 1 £70,000 +16.67% 2

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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).

1 126 (94.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 106 (79.10%) Information Security
3 70 (52.24%) CISSP
4 49 (36.57%) GDPR
5 46 (34.33%) Security Management
6 45 (33.58%) ITIL
7 42 (31.34%) CISM
8 41 (30.60%) NIST
9 40 (29.85%) Management Information System
9 40 (29.85%) Finance
9 40 (29.85%) Degree
9 40 (29.85%) PCI DSS
10 35 (26.12%) Risk Management
11 34 (25.37%) CISA
11 34 (25.37%) Data Protection
11 34 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (22.39%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (21.64%) SIEM
14 28 (20.90%) Information Security Management
14 28 (20.90%) TOGAF
15 27 (20.15%) Security Architecture
16 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (16.42%) SDLC
18 20 (14.93%) Firewall
18 20 (14.93%) ISMS
18 20 (14.93%) Network Security
19 19 (14.18%) Security Operations
20 18 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 18 (13.43%) OWASP
21 17 (12.69%) Data Protection Act

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 7 (5.22%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.24%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) Azure
2 11 (8.21%) AWS
3 10 (7.46%) Office 365
4 6 (4.48%) SaaS
5 4 (2.99%) GCP
6 2 (1.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.75%) G Suite
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) Firewall
1 20 (14.93%) Network Security
2 14 (10.45%) LAN
2 14 (10.45%) WAN
3 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.22%) Skype
5 4 (2.99%) DNS
6 3 (2.24%) DHCP
6 3 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.24%) SAN
6 3 (2.24%) VPN
6 3 (2.24%) Wireless
7 2 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (0.75%) HTTP
8 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.75%) IPsec
8 1 (0.75%) ISDN
8 1 (0.75%) MPLS
8 1 (0.75%) PBX
8 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (29.85%) Finance
2 17 (12.69%) Public Sector
3 12 (8.96%) Legal
4 10 (7.46%) Retail
5 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.99%) Banking
7 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Analyst
2 29 (21.64%) Security Analyst
3 23 (17.16%) Consultant
4 22 (16.42%) Information Analyst
4 22 (16.42%) Information Security Analyst
5 20 (14.93%) Security Manager
6 19 (14.18%) Architect
7 17 (12.69%) Security Consultant
8 15 (11.19%) Information Security Manager
8 15 (11.19%) Operations Manager
9 14 (10.45%) Information Security Consultant
10 13 (9.70%) Information Manager
11 11 (8.21%) Security Architect
12 10 (7.46%) Risk Analyst
13 9 (6.72%) IT Manager
14 8 (5.97%) Information Architect
14 8 (5.97%) Information Security Architect
14 8 (5.97%) Information Security Specialist
14 8 (5.97%) Information Specialist
14 8 (5.97%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) LDAP
1 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.85%) Management Information System
2 17 (12.69%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.22%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.24%) CMDB
5 3 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Equities
7 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.70%) Windows
2 8 (5.97%) Windows Server
2 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.24%) Linux
3 3 (2.24%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (79.10%) Information Security
2 46 (34.33%) Security Management
3 45 (33.58%) ITIL
4 35 (26.12%) Risk Management
5 34 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (25.37%) Data Protection
6 30 (22.39%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (21.64%) SIEM
8 28 (20.90%) Information Security Management
8 28 (20.90%) TOGAF
9 27 (20.15%) Security Architecture
10 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (16.42%) SDLC
12 20 (14.93%) ISMS
13 19 (14.18%) Security Operations
14 18 (13.43%) OWASP
14 18 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 16 (11.94%) Project Management
16 15 (11.19%) Identity Access Management
16 15 (11.19%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.49%) Python
1 2 (1.49%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (52.24%) CISSP
2 42 (31.34%) CISM
3 40 (29.85%) Degree
4 34 (25.37%) CISA
5 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
6 13 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (9.70%) CRISC
7 12 (8.96%) CEH
8 11 (8.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (8.21%) GIAC
9 8 (5.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 8 (5.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.49%) CCNA
11 2 (1.49%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.49%) SSCP
12 1 (0.75%) CCNP
12 1 (0.75%) CCSP
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (94.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (36.57%) GDPR
3 41 (30.60%) NIST
4 40 (29.85%) PCI DSS
5 15 (11.19%) COBIT
6 9 (6.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (5.97%) SLA
8 6 (4.48%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (2.24%) NCSC
9 3 (2.24%) NIST 800
10 2 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.49%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.75%) BS7799
11 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.97%) vSphere
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.75%) CASB
2 1 (0.75%) QRadar
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) Apple
3 8 (5.97%) VMware
4 7 (5.22%) Cisco
5 4 (2.99%) Google
6 3 (2.24%) Veeam
7 2 (1.49%) Darktrace
7 2 (1.49%) Dell
7 2 (1.49%) HP
7 2 (1.49%) McAfee
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle
8 1 (0.75%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) Mitel
8 1 (0.75%) NetWitness
8 1 (0.75%) Siemens
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.75%) Xerox