Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 905 1089
Rank change year-on-year +47 +184 -39
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 325 337 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.49% 1.34% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 256 285 180
UK median annual salary £64,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.20% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,125 £40,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.09% +15.00% -

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 21849 25080 27828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.49% 13.07% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16225 19848 21997
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 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 +61 321 £64,000 +2.40% 14
London +68 167 £70,000 -6.67% 8
UK excluding London +13 153 £54,000 -6.09% 6
South East +76 73 £62,000 +37.78% 1
North of England +6 40 £67,500 +12.50% 3
North East +33 20 £67,500 +94.24% 2
East of England +10 18 £50,000 +8.11%
Midlands +23 12 £52,500 -12.50%
Yorkshire +12 10 £45,000 -30.77%
South West -2 10 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West -5 10 £71,250 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +42 7 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands +13 5 £40,000 -38.46%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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).

1 296 (91.08%) Information Security
2 281 (86.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 223 (68.62%) CISSP
4 180 (55.38%) CISM
5 160 (49.23%) Cybersecurity
6 146 (44.92%) Data Protection
7 140 (43.08%) ITIL
8 127 (39.08%) Penetration Testing
9 126 (38.77%) Data Protection Act
9 126 (38.77%) Windows
10 123 (37.85%) SIEM
11 120 (36.92%) Security Architecture
12 117 (36.00%) Firewall
13 116 (35.69%) Vulnerability Management
14 110 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
15 106 (32.62%) Linux
16 102 (31.38%) Active Directory
17 100 (30.77%) Security Operations
18 97 (29.85%) Windows Server
19 95 (29.23%) PCI DSS
20 91 (28.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 90 (27.69%) TCP/IP
22 84 (25.85%) Finance
23 83 (25.54%) DRM
24 82 (25.23%) Degree
25 76 (23.38%) Data Loss Prevention
26 70 (21.54%) Risk Management
27 57 (17.54%) Programme Management
28 54 (16.62%) Management Information System
29 52 (16.00%) 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 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) Maya
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.23%) SaaS
3 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.23%) IaaS
5 3 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.62%) GitHub
6 2 (0.62%) Office 365
7 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (36.00%) Firewall
2 90 (27.69%) TCP/IP
3 36 (11.08%) Network Security
4 16 (4.92%) DNS
4 16 (4.92%) Wireless
5 15 (4.62%) DHCP
6 12 (3.69%) VPN
7 10 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (3.08%) LAN
7 10 (3.08%) SAN
8 9 (2.77%) Multicast
8 9 (2.77%) WAN
9 7 (2.15%) SMS
10 5 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.54%) SSL
10 5 (1.54%) VLAN
11 4 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (1.23%) Internet
11 4 (1.23%) SSH
11 4 (1.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) AppScan
1 3 (0.92%) Burp Suite
1 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.92%) Paros
1 3 (0.92%) WebScarab
General
1 84 (25.85%) Finance
2 47 (14.46%) Banking
3 34 (10.46%) Legal
4 31 (9.54%) Telecoms
5 23 (7.08%) Marketing
6 20 (6.15%) Electronics
6 20 (6.15%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.77%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.46%) Law
8 8 (2.46%) Local Government
9 6 (1.85%) French Language
9 6 (1.85%) German Language
10 4 (1.23%) Advertising
10 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.62%) Retail
13 1 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (19.69%) Analyst
1 64 (19.69%) Security Analyst
2 60 (18.46%) Security Engineer
3 52 (16.00%) Consultant
4 51 (15.69%) Security Manager
5 49 (15.08%) IT Engineer
5 49 (15.08%) IT Security Engineer
6 40 (12.31%) Security Consultant
7 36 (11.08%) IT Analyst
7 36 (11.08%) IT Security Analyst
8 32 (9.85%) Architect
9 31 (9.54%) Operations Engineer
10 24 (7.38%) Information Specialist
11 21 (6.46%) CISSP Specialist
12 20 (6.15%) Information Analyst
12 20 (6.15%) Information Security Analyst
13 18 (5.54%) Information Manager
13 18 (5.54%) IT Operations Analyst
13 18 (5.54%) Operations Analyst
13 18 (5.54%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.38%) .NET
2 9 (2.77%) CGI
2 9 (2.77%) HTML
2 9 (2.77%) XML
3 4 (1.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) boto
4 1 (0.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (38.77%) Data Protection Act
2 54 (16.62%) Management Information System
3 39 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 22 (6.77%) Data Centre
5 21 (6.46%) NHS
6 19 (5.85%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (3.69%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.08%) CESG
8 10 (3.08%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.77%) Cyber Attack
9 9 (2.77%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (2.15%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (1.85%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
15 3 (0.92%) Contactless
16 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (38.77%) Windows
2 106 (32.62%) Linux
3 97 (29.85%) Windows Server
4 47 (14.46%) Apple iOS
5 40 (12.31%) Mac OS X
6 15 (4.62%) Unix
7 7 (2.15%) Android
8 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (91.08%) Information Security
2 160 (49.23%) Cybersecurity
3 146 (44.92%) Data Protection
4 140 (43.08%) ITIL
5 127 (39.08%) Penetration Testing
6 123 (37.85%) SIEM
7 120 (36.92%) Security Architecture
8 116 (35.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 110 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (30.77%) Security Operations
11 91 (28.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 83 (25.54%) DRM
13 76 (23.38%) Data Loss Prevention
14 70 (21.54%) Risk Management
15 57 (17.54%) Programme Management
16 52 (16.00%) Service Management
17 51 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
18 44 (13.54%) Project Management
19 37 (11.38%) PRINCE2
20 35 (10.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.69%) Java
2 11 (3.38%) C#
2 11 (3.38%) C++
2 11 (3.38%) Python
3 10 (3.08%) Perl
4 9 (2.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.62%) Ruby
5 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.31%) PHP
6 1 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 223 (68.62%) CISSP
2 180 (55.38%) CISM
3 82 (25.23%) Degree
4 37 (11.38%) Security Cleared
5 36 (11.08%) CISA
6 24 (7.38%) SSCP
7 21 (6.46%) CRISC
8 19 (5.85%) CCSA
9 18 (5.54%) CISMP
10 17 (5.23%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (5.23%) Security+ Certification
11 15 (4.62%) CEH
11 15 (4.62%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.08%) APMP
13 8 (2.46%) CCNA
13 8 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (2.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (1.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (86.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (29.23%) PCI DSS
3 27 (8.31%) GDPR
4 20 (6.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (5.85%) Data Quality
6 17 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 15 (4.62%) ISO 22301
8 13 (4.00%) COBIT
8 13 (4.00%) ISO 31000
9 12 (3.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (2.77%) NIST 800
10 9 (2.77%) SAS 70
11 8 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (1.54%) FISMA
13 4 (1.23%) BS25999
13 4 (1.23%) COSO
14 3 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.62%) RMADS
System Software
1 102 (31.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.62%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (1.85%) Nessus
2 3 (0.92%) Puppet
2 3 (0.92%) QRadar
3 2 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.62%) Suricata
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 40 (12.31%) Apple
2 33 (10.15%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.15%) SAP
4 16 (4.92%) Cisco
5 13 (4.00%) Forcepoint
5 13 (4.00%) VMware
6 12 (3.69%) CA
7 10 (3.08%) Oracle
8 5 (1.54%) F5
9 4 (1.23%) Google
9 4 (1.23%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.23%) Qualys
10 3 (0.92%) BeyondTrust
10 3 (0.92%) CyberArk
10 3 (0.92%) HP
10 3 (0.92%) IBM
10 3 (0.92%) Splunk
11 2 (0.62%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.62%) BT
11 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint