Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 869 896
Rank change year-on-year +27 +27 +218
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 317 333 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.46% 1.52% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 237 262 294
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.78% +3.20% +8.70%
10th Percentile £38,450 £42,500 £39,225
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -1.82% +10.00%

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 21,677 21,864 24,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 12.44% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16,432 16,226 19,575
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,013 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +13 309 £65,000 +1.56% 27
London +30 177 £65,000 -7.14% 9
UK excluding London +9 138 £52,000 -3.70% 18
South East -10 57 £52,500 -15.32% 6
North of England +17 30 £51,250 -24.07% 2
South West +6 19 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West +7 16 £52,500 -25.00%
East of England +24 14 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +22 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Midlands +22 13 £60,000 +14.29% 5
West Midlands +46 9 £57,250 +43.13% 3
Scotland - 6 £47,500 -
East Midlands -7 4 £60,000 +9.09% 2
North East -36 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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).

1 278 (87.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 258 (81.39%) Information Security
3 164 (51.74%) Data Protection
4 157 (49.53%) Cybersecurity
5 154 (48.58%) CISSP
6 114 (35.96%) SIEM
7 112 (35.33%) Data Protection Act
8 108 (34.07%) Windows
9 106 (33.44%) Linux
10 100 (31.55%) ITIL
10 100 (31.55%) Security Architecture
11 92 (29.02%) Vulnerability Management
12 86 (27.13%) Degree
13 80 (25.24%) Banking
14 77 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (24.29%) PCI DSS
15 76 (23.97%) Investment Banking
16 74 (23.34%) CISM
17 71 (22.40%) Project Management
18 66 (20.82%) GDPR
19 64 (20.19%) Firewall
20 63 (19.87%) Management Information System
21 60 (18.93%) CISMP
21 60 (18.93%) CompTIA Security+
21 60 (18.93%) Self-Motivation
22 58 (18.30%) Penetration Testing
23 56 (17.67%) Security Operations
24 54 (17.03%) Windows Server
25 53 (16.72%) TOGAF
26 51 (16.09%) DRM

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 9 (2.84%) IIS
2 6 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.63%) Apache
3 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.05%) SaaS
2 13 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.52%) Serverless
4 7 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.21%) IaaS
4 7 (2.21%) Office 365
4 7 (2.21%) PaaS
5 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (20.19%) Firewall
2 39 (12.30%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.31%) Network Security
4 18 (5.68%) Internet
5 15 (4.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (4.42%) VPN
7 13 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (3.47%) LAN
8 11 (3.47%) Wireless
9 9 (2.84%) WAN
10 7 (2.21%) DNS
10 7 (2.21%) VLAN
11 6 (1.89%) BGP
11 6 (1.89%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.89%) DMVPN
11 6 (1.89%) NX-OS
11 6 (1.89%) OSPF
11 6 (1.89%) SMTP
11 6 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.26%) Big Data
1 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.95%) GIS
3 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) AppScan
1 1 (0.32%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.32%) Paros
1 1 (0.32%) WebScarab
General
1 80 (25.24%) Banking
2 76 (23.97%) Investment Banking
3 44 (13.88%) Finance
4 17 (5.36%) Retail
5 11 (3.47%) Law
5 11 (3.47%) Legal
5 11 (3.47%) Local Government
6 7 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.26%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (18.61%) Consultant
2 46 (14.51%) Security Engineer
3 38 (11.99%) Analyst
4 36 (11.36%) Security Analyst
5 35 (11.04%) Architect
5 35 (11.04%) Security Consultant
6 32 (10.09%) Security Manager
7 29 (9.15%) Infrastructure Support
8 28 (8.83%) IT Support
9 24 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (7.57%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 20 (6.31%) IT Engineer
10 20 (6.31%) IT Security Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) Information Security Officer
11 18 (5.68%) Security Officer
12 17 (5.36%) Information Manager
12 17 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
13 16 (5.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 16 (5.05%) Information Officer
13 16 (5.05%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.21%) .NET
2 5 (1.58%) Web Services
3 4 (1.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.26%) SAML
4 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) CGI
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (35.33%) Data Protection Act
2 63 (19.87%) Management Information System
3 60 (18.93%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.84%) Internet of Things
7 8 (2.52%) Cyberattack
8 7 (2.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.58%) NHS
10 4 (1.26%) CESG
10 4 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.63%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 108 (34.07%) Windows
2 106 (33.44%) Linux
3 54 (17.03%) Windows Server
4 31 (9.78%) Apple iOS
4 31 (9.78%) Mac OS X
5 15 (4.73%) Unix
6 4 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.63%) MVS
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (81.39%) Information Security
2 164 (51.74%) Data Protection
3 157 (49.53%) Cybersecurity
4 114 (35.96%) SIEM
5 100 (31.55%) ITIL
5 100 (31.55%) Security Architecture
6 92 (29.02%) Vulnerability Management
7 77 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (22.40%) Project Management
9 58 (18.30%) Penetration Testing
10 56 (17.67%) Security Operations
11 53 (16.72%) TOGAF
12 51 (16.09%) DRM
13 49 (15.46%) Systems Analysis
14 48 (15.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 47 (14.83%) BPMN
15 47 (14.83%) Business Analysis
15 47 (14.83%) Enterprise Architecture
15 47 (14.83%) Service Management
15 47 (14.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.58%) Java
1 5 (1.58%) Python
2 3 (0.95%) C#
3 2 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.32%) C++
4 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 154 (48.58%) CISSP
2 86 (27.13%) Degree
3 74 (23.34%) CISM
4 60 (18.93%) CISMP
4 60 (18.93%) CompTIA Security+
5 50 (15.77%) Security Cleared
6 38 (11.99%) CEH
7 37 (11.67%) GIAC
8 34 (10.73%) CISA
9 15 (4.73%) APMP
9 15 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (4.73%) GSLC
10 14 (4.42%) SANS
11 13 (4.10%) CESG Certified Professional
12 9 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.89%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.89%) SSCP
14 4 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.26%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (87.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (24.29%) PCI DSS
3 66 (20.82%) GDPR
4 48 (15.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 35 (11.04%) COBIT
6 22 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (4.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (2.84%) NIST 800
9 8 (2.52%) SSAE 16
10 3 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.63%) GCP
11 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.63%) QA
11 2 (0.63%) SLA
12 1 (0.32%) BS7799
12 1 (0.32%) GPG13
12 1 (0.32%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 39 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.15%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.26%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.95%) Snort
5 2 (0.63%) Docker
5 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.63%) Xen
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (5.99%) IBM BigFix
1 19 (5.99%) SCCM
1 19 (5.99%) WSUS
2 4 (1.26%) OpenView
2 4 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.95%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.95%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Nessus
4 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 31 (9.78%) Apple
2 30 (9.46%) Oracle
3 16 (5.05%) Cisco
4 15 (4.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.47%) CheckPoint
6 9 (2.84%) Juniper
7 8 (2.52%) F5
8 6 (1.89%) Meraki
8 6 (1.89%) Symantec
9 5 (1.58%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.58%) Darktrace
9 5 (1.58%) McAfee
10 4 (1.26%) Digital Shadows
10 4 (1.26%) HP
10 4 (1.26%) Remedy
10 4 (1.26%) Sun
11 3 (0.95%) Google
12 2 (0.63%) Clearswift
12 2 (0.63%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.63%) VMware