Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 934 899 967
Rank change year-on-year -35 +68 +35
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 258 287 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.12% 1.38% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 211 276 288
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +15.79%

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 23,037 20,802 26,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 12.15% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17,871 16,452 21,325
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,350 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.52% -5.06% +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -64 253 £65,000 +8.33% 22
UK excluding London -29 130 £57,500 - 16
London -38 122 £70,000 +7.69% 7
South East -19 51 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Midlands +15 34 £42,500 -29.17% 1
North of England -21 26 £70,000 +55.56% 2
East Midlands +24 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West +2 20 £70,000 +27.27% 1
West Midlands -5 10 £52,000 -13.33%
South West -6 10 £49,750 -17.08% 5
East of England -22 8 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire +15 5 £42,500 -32.00%
Northern Ireland +1 1 £67,500 +125.00%
North East -36 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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).

1 223 (86.43%) Information Security
2 222 (86.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 140 (54.26%) CISSP
4 114 (44.19%) ITIL
5 99 (38.37%) CISM
6 87 (33.72%) Firewall
6 87 (33.72%) PCI DSS
7 86 (33.33%) Windows
8 81 (31.40%) SIEM
8 81 (31.40%) Cybersecurity
9 79 (30.62%) Management Information System
10 78 (30.23%) Data Protection
11 72 (27.91%) Penetration Testing
12 70 (27.13%) Finance
13 68 (26.36%) Security Architecture
14 67 (25.97%) Risk Management
15 63 (24.42%) Windows Server
16 62 (24.03%) Vulnerability Management
16 62 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
17 59 (22.87%) Data Protection Act
18 51 (19.77%) Linux
19 50 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
20 47 (18.22%) Network Security
21 45 (17.44%) Migration
22 43 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 43 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
23 40 (15.50%) Active Directory
24 39 (15.12%) TCP/IP
24 39 (15.12%) CISA
24 39 (15.12%) Degree

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 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 87 (33.72%) Firewall
2 47 (18.22%) Network Security
3 39 (15.12%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.65%) Cisco Firepower
4 12 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (4.26%) Internet
6 6 (2.33%) DNS
6 6 (2.33%) VPN
7 5 (1.94%) SMS
8 4 (1.55%) SAN
8 4 (1.55%) Wireless
9 3 (1.16%) DHCP
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.78%) IPsec
10 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.78%) LAN
10 2 (0.78%) NAS
10 2 (0.78%) SSL
10 2 (0.78%) VLAN
11 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.81%) Big Data
2 9 (3.49%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 70 (27.13%) Finance
2 18 (6.98%) Legal
3 12 (4.65%) Law
4 9 (3.49%) Banking
5 8 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.10%) Local Government
6 6 (2.33%) Front Office
7 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.55%) Advertising
8 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.78%) French Language
9 2 (0.78%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (29.07%) Security Manager
2 39 (15.12%) Analyst
3 38 (14.73%) IT Manager
4 37 (14.34%) Security Analyst
5 33 (12.79%) Consultant
6 32 (12.40%) Architect
7 30 (11.63%) IT Security Manager
8 25 (9.69%) Security Consultant
9 23 (8.91%) Security Engineer
9 23 (8.91%) Security Specialist
10 22 (8.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 21 (8.14%) Information Security Specialist
11 21 (8.14%) Information Specialist
12 20 (7.75%) Information Analyst
13 18 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
14 17 (6.59%) Security Architect
15 16 (6.20%) Security Officer
16 15 (5.81%) Information Manager
16 15 (5.81%) Information Security Manager
17 14 (5.43%) Project Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.55%) Middleware
2 3 (1.16%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 79 (30.62%) Management Information System
2 59 (22.87%) Data Protection Act
3 26 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (8.53%) NHS
5 14 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.65%) Cyberattack
7 10 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.88%) PKI
8 9 (3.49%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.33%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.16%) Fintech
10 3 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.78%) BYOD
11 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.39%) CESG
12 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 86 (33.33%) Windows
2 63 (24.42%) Windows Server
3 51 (19.77%) Linux
4 28 (10.85%) Unix
5 23 (8.91%) Apple iOS
5 23 (8.91%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (86.43%) Information Security
2 114 (44.19%) ITIL
3 81 (31.40%) Cybersecurity
3 81 (31.40%) SIEM
4 78 (30.23%) Data Protection
5 72 (27.91%) Penetration Testing
6 68 (26.36%) Security Architecture
7 67 (25.97%) Risk Management
8 62 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (24.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 45 (17.44%) Migration
10 43 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
10 43 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 38 (14.73%) DRM
12 33 (12.79%) ISMS
13 32 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (11.63%) Security Management
15 28 (10.85%) GAP Analysis
15 28 (10.85%) Security Operations
16 26 (10.08%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.49%) C
2 6 (2.33%) Java
3 5 (1.94%) C++
4 4 (1.55%) C#
4 4 (1.55%) PHP
4 4 (1.55%) SQL
5 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.39%) Groovy
6 1 (0.39%) Java 8
6 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 140 (54.26%) CISSP
2 99 (38.37%) CISM
3 39 (15.12%) CISA
3 39 (15.12%) Degree
4 34 (13.18%) Security Cleared
5 25 (9.69%) CEH
6 19 (7.36%) GIAC
7 18 (6.98%) SANS
8 16 (6.20%) CRISC
9 13 (5.04%) APMP
9 13 (5.04%) SC Cleared
9 13 (5.04%) SSCP
10 9 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (3.10%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 8 (3.10%) PCI QSA
12 7 (2.71%) CCNP
12 7 (2.71%) MCSE
12 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.71%) RHCE
13 6 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (86.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (33.72%) PCI DSS
3 26 (10.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 26 (10.08%) GDPR
4 24 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (8.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 20 (7.75%) COBIT
7 6 (2.33%) GPG13
8 5 (1.94%) ISO 31000
9 4 (1.55%) ISO 22301
10 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.78%) RMADS
11 2 (0.78%) TickIT
12 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.39%) PMO
12 1 (0.39%) QA
12 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (15.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.94%) CSIRT
1 5 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.16%) Nessus
2 3 (1.16%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.39%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (10.47%) Cisco
1 27 (10.47%) Symantec
2 25 (9.69%) McAfee
3 23 (8.91%) Apple
3 23 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.53%) CheckPoint
5 21 (8.14%) Juniper
5 21 (8.14%) Palo Alto
6 15 (5.81%) F5
7 10 (3.88%) CA
8 8 (3.10%) VMware
9 6 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.33%) Trend Micro
10 5 (1.94%) Qualys
11 3 (1.16%) LogLogic
12 2 (0.78%) Forcepoint
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle
12 2 (0.78%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.39%) Clearswift
13 1 (0.39%) SAP