Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 834 871 857
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 222 297 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.26% 1.36% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 175 227 286
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -6.78%

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 17,610 21,831 22,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.94% 13.38% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13,358 16,415 16,998
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,335 £27,979 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 15 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 21 November 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 +32 211 £60,000 -7.69% 23
UK excluding London +100 182 £60,000 +14.29% 20
South East +80 80 £60,000 +9.09% 5
London -48 34 £67,500 +3.85% 3
Midlands +53 27 £52,500 -12.50% 5
East of England +84 26 £65,000 +18.18% 3
West Midlands +32 22 £52,500 -12.50% 5
North of England +36 21 £50,000 -4.76% 4
South West +9 17 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +12 13 £50,000 -2.44% 1
Scotland +19 9 £75,000 +57.89%
North West +22 5 £78,750 +50.00% 3
East Midlands +19 5 £70,000 +16.67%
North East +28 3 £38,500 -
Wales - 2 £87,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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).

1 203 (91.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 155 (69.82%) Information Security
3 95 (42.79%) CISSP
4 83 (37.39%) GDPR
5 79 (35.59%) NIST
6 77 (34.68%) ITIL
7 76 (34.23%) Degree
8 73 (32.88%) PCI DSS
8 73 (32.88%) CISM
9 71 (31.98%) Security Management
10 69 (31.08%) Security Architecture
11 68 (30.63%) Cybersecurity
12 64 (28.83%) TOGAF
13 63 (28.38%) Finance
14 61 (27.48%) Data Protection
15 60 (27.03%) Network Security
16 59 (26.58%) Management Information System
17 57 (25.68%) Continuous Improvement
18 56 (25.23%) SIEM
19 55 (24.77%) Risk Management
20 50 (22.52%) Public Sector
21 46 (20.72%) Security Operations
22 44 (19.82%) Data Protection Act
22 44 (19.82%) Security Cleared
23 43 (19.37%) CISA
24 42 (18.92%) SDLC
25 40 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
26 37 (16.67%) Project Management
27 36 (16.22%) Zachman Framework
27 36 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 (3.15%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.25%) IIS
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.21%) Azure
2 11 (4.95%) AWS
3 9 (4.05%) GCP
4 8 (3.60%) Office 365
5 5 (2.25%) SaaS
6 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (27.03%) Network Security
2 33 (14.86%) Firewall
3 13 (5.86%) LAN
3 13 (5.86%) WAN
4 12 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (5.41%) Cisco Firepower
5 10 (4.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.15%) Skype
7 4 (1.80%) DNS
8 3 (1.35%) DHCP
8 3 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.35%) SAN
8 3 (1.35%) Wireless
9 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.45%) Internet
10 1 (0.45%) MPLS
10 1 (0.45%) NAS
10 1 (0.45%) NGN
10 1 (0.45%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 63 (28.38%) Finance
2 50 (22.52%) Public Sector
3 15 (6.76%) Legal
4 8 (3.60%) Retail
4 8 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.70%) Local Government
6 5 (2.25%) Marketing
7 3 (1.35%) Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.90%) Police
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (31.98%) Consultant
2 48 (21.62%) Security Consultant
3 40 (18.02%) Architect
4 36 (16.22%) Analyst
5 34 (15.32%) Security Analyst
6 29 (13.06%) Security Manager
7 24 (10.81%) Information Manager
7 24 (10.81%) Information Security Manager
8 23 (10.36%) Security Architect
9 22 (9.91%) Information Analyst
9 22 (9.91%) Information Security Analyst
9 22 (9.91%) Information Security Consultant
10 19 (8.56%) Information Architect
10 19 (8.56%) Information Security Architect
11 18 (8.11%) Network Consultant
11 18 (8.11%) Network Security Consultant
12 15 (6.76%) Operations Manager
13 14 (6.31%) Enterprise Architect
14 12 (5.41%) Firewall Consultant
14 12 (5.41%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) .NET
1 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (0.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.45%) LDAP
2 1 (0.45%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.58%) Management Information System
2 44 (19.82%) Data Protection Act
3 29 (13.06%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.86%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (4.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (3.15%) Reinsurance
8 6 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.35%) CMDB
10 3 (1.35%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.90%) NHS
12 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 1 (0.45%) Equities
12 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.66%) Windows
2 8 (3.60%) Windows Server
2 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.70%) Linux
4 4 (1.80%) Unix
5 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (69.82%) Information Security
2 77 (34.68%) ITIL
3 71 (31.98%) Security Management
4 69 (31.08%) Security Architecture
5 68 (30.63%) Cybersecurity
6 64 (28.83%) TOGAF
7 61 (27.48%) Data Protection
8 57 (25.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 56 (25.23%) SIEM
10 55 (24.77%) Risk Management
11 46 (20.72%) Security Operations
12 42 (18.92%) SDLC
13 40 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (16.67%) Project Management
15 36 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 36 (16.22%) Zachman Framework
16 35 (15.77%) Identity Access Management
17 33 (14.86%) Cryptography
18 32 (14.41%) SABSA
19 31 (13.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.80%) SQL
2 2 (0.90%) C#
3 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.45%) Python
3 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (42.79%) CISSP
2 76 (34.23%) Degree
3 73 (32.88%) CISM
4 44 (19.82%) Security Cleared
5 43 (19.37%) CISA
6 24 (10.81%) GIAC
7 20 (9.01%) SC Cleared
8 17 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (7.21%) CRISC
10 14 (6.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (4.50%) CEH
12 9 (4.05%) CISMP
13 7 (3.15%) FFIEC
14 6 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 4 (1.80%) CREST Certified
15 4 (1.80%) SANS
15 4 (1.80%) SSCP
16 3 (1.35%) CCNA
17 2 (0.90%) ISSAP
17 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (91.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (37.39%) GDPR
3 79 (35.59%) NIST
4 73 (32.88%) PCI DSS
5 31 (13.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (13.06%) Cyber Essentials
7 25 (11.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 21 (9.46%) COBIT
9 8 (3.60%) SLA
10 6 (2.70%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (2.25%) ISO 22301
11 5 (2.25%) ISO 9001
12 4 (1.80%) HIPAA
12 4 (1.80%) ITGC
12 4 (1.80%) NIST 800
12 4 (1.80%) SSAE 16
13 3 (1.35%) NCSC
14 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.60%) Hyper-V
1 8 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.60%) vSphere
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Snort
3 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.41%) CASB
1 12 (5.41%) Stealthwatch
1 12 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (1.80%) QRadar
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (8.56%) Cisco
2 15 (6.76%) McAfee
3 14 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 12 (5.41%) Juniper
4 12 (5.41%) Palo Alto
4 12 (5.41%) Symantec
4 12 (5.41%) Trend Micro
5 10 (4.50%) Apple
6 9 (4.05%) Google
7 8 (3.60%) VMware
8 4 (1.80%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.80%) Splunk
9 3 (1.35%) NetWitness
9 3 (1.35%) Veeam
10 2 (0.90%) Darktrace
10 2 (0.90%) Dell
10 2 (0.90%) HP
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle
11 1 (0.45%) Xerox