Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 839 863 899
Rank change year-on-year +24 +36 +49
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 248 312 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.33% 1.42% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 196 236 284
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.84% -1.59%
10th Percentile £42,750 £38,375 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +0.84%

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 18,619 22,022 21,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.20% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13,736 16,705 16,167
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,500 £27,261
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 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 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 +19 239 £62,500 -3.85% 20
UK excluding London +113 192 £60,000 +14.29% 20
South East +58 76 £60,000 +14.29% 5
London -36 42 £67,500 +3.85% 2
North of England +24 33 £50,000 -2.44% 3
East of England +89 32 £66,250 +20.45% 1
Midlands +46 29 £58,000 +11.54% 9
West Midlands +40 22 £58,000 +11.54% 8
Yorkshire -1 15 £47,500 -7.32% 2
North West +19 14 £67,500 +31.71% 1
South West -3 13 £39,500 -7.06%
Scotland +29 9 £75,000 +66.67%
East Midlands +20 7 £70,000 +33.97% 1
North East +24 4 £38,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 September 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).

1 224 (90.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 168 (67.74%) Information Security
3 103 (41.53%) CISSP
4 90 (36.29%) Degree
5 89 (35.89%) PCI DSS
6 87 (35.08%) ITIL
7 84 (33.87%) Cybersecurity
8 80 (32.26%) Security Architecture
9 79 (31.85%) CISM
10 72 (29.03%) Management Information System
11 71 (28.63%) Finance
11 71 (28.63%) NIST
12 70 (28.23%) GDPR
13 69 (27.82%) Security Management
14 68 (27.42%) Public Sector
15 67 (27.02%) Network Security
15 67 (27.02%) TOGAF
16 64 (25.81%) Data Protection
17 59 (23.79%) Security Cleared
18 57 (22.98%) Risk Management
19 54 (21.77%) Security Operations
20 51 (20.56%) Continuous Improvement
21 48 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
21 48 (19.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 47 (18.95%) SIEM
23 46 (18.55%) Project Management
24 45 (18.15%) Data Protection Act
25 44 (17.74%) PRINCE2
26 43 (17.34%) Self-Motivation
27 41 (16.53%) Systems Analysis

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 10 (4.03%) IIS
2 7 (2.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.48%) Azure
2 14 (5.65%) AWS
2 14 (5.65%) GCP
3 13 (5.24%) SaaS
4 8 (3.23%) Office 365
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (27.02%) Network Security
2 36 (14.52%) Firewall
3 19 (7.66%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (7.26%) Cisco Firepower
4 18 (7.26%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.44%) LAN
5 11 (4.44%) WAN
6 8 (3.23%) DHCP
6 8 (3.23%) DNS
6 8 (3.23%) Wireless
7 7 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (2.82%) SAN
7 7 (2.82%) Skype
7 7 (2.82%) VPN
8 6 (2.42%) ISDN
8 6 (2.42%) MPLS
8 6 (2.42%) NGN
8 6 (2.42%) PBX
9 3 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.21%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (28.63%) Finance
2 68 (27.42%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.65%) Local Government
4 10 (4.03%) Banking
5 9 (3.63%) Legal
6 8 (3.23%) Police
7 6 (2.42%) Fire and Rescue
8 5 (2.02%) Marketing
8 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.21%) Law
9 3 (1.21%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (37.10%) Consultant
2 64 (25.81%) Security Consultant
3 48 (19.35%) Architect
4 30 (12.10%) Security Manager
5 26 (10.48%) Information Security Consultant
5 26 (10.48%) Network Consultant
5 26 (10.48%) Network Security Consultant
6 25 (10.08%) Information Manager
6 25 (10.08%) Information Security Manager
7 22 (8.87%) Security Architect
8 21 (8.47%) Analyst
9 19 (7.66%) Security Analyst
10 18 (7.26%) Firewall Consultant
11 17 (6.85%) Information Architect
11 17 (6.85%) Information Security Architect
11 17 (6.85%) Resilience Manager
12 14 (5.65%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (5.24%) Information Analyst
13 13 (5.24%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (5.24%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.21%) OLE
1 3 (1.21%) Web Services
2 2 (0.81%) .NET
2 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 72 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 45 (18.15%) Data Protection Act
3 43 (17.34%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (8.87%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.82%) CMDB
7 7 (2.82%) NHS
8 6 (2.42%) Cyberattack
9 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.21%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.21%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.06%) Windows
2 13 (5.24%) Linux
3 8 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.82%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.42%) Unix
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (67.74%) Information Security
2 87 (35.08%) ITIL
3 84 (33.87%) Cybersecurity
4 80 (32.26%) Security Architecture
5 69 (27.82%) Security Management
6 67 (27.02%) TOGAF
7 64 (25.81%) Data Protection
8 57 (22.98%) Risk Management
9 54 (21.77%) Security Operations
10 51 (20.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 48 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (18.95%) SIEM
13 46 (18.55%) Project Management
14 44 (17.74%) PRINCE2
15 41 (16.53%) Systems Analysis
16 40 (16.13%) Service Management
17 39 (15.73%) Business Analysis
17 39 (15.73%) MODAF
17 39 (15.73%) Technical Architecture
17 39 (15.73%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (0.81%) C#
3 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 103 (41.53%) CISSP
2 90 (36.29%) Degree
3 79 (31.85%) CISM
4 59 (23.79%) Security Cleared
5 38 (15.32%) CISA
6 29 (11.69%) SC Cleared
7 22 (8.87%) GIAC
8 20 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 12 (4.84%) CRISC
10 12 (4.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 10 (4.03%) CISMP
12 7 (2.82%) CCNA
12 7 (2.82%) FFIEC
13 6 (2.42%) CCNP
13 6 (2.42%) GSLC
13 6 (2.42%) MCSE
13 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (2.02%) APMP
14 5 (2.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (90.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (35.89%) PCI DSS
3 71 (28.63%) NIST
4 70 (28.23%) GDPR
5 48 (19.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (15.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 36 (14.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (4.03%) COBIT
8 10 (4.03%) SLA
9 7 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (2.82%) ISO 22301
10 6 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (2.42%) NIST 800
11 5 (2.02%) ISO 9001
11 5 (2.02%) RMADS
12 4 (1.61%) HIPAA
12 4 (1.61%) ITGC
13 3 (1.21%) NCSC
14 2 (0.81%) QA
14 2 (0.81%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 8 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.23%) vSphere
2 7 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.42%) Docker
3 6 (2.42%) XenApp
4 3 (1.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (8.06%) CASB
1 20 (8.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 18 (7.26%) Stealthwatch
3 7 (2.82%) QRadar
4 6 (2.42%) SCCM
4 6 (2.42%) WSUS
5 4 (1.61%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 26 (10.48%) Cisco
2 24 (9.68%) McAfee
3 20 (8.06%) Symantec
3 20 (8.06%) Trend Micro
4 19 (7.66%) Juniper
4 19 (7.66%) Palo Alto
5 18 (7.26%) CheckPoint
6 14 (5.65%) Google
7 11 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.23%) Veeam
8 8 (3.23%) VMware
9 7 (2.82%) ArcSight
9 7 (2.82%) Dell
9 7 (2.82%) HP
9 7 (2.82%) Splunk
10 6 (2.42%) Citrix
10 6 (2.42%) Mitel
10 6 (2.42%) Siemens
11 4 (1.61%) Apple
11 4 (1.61%) NetWitness