Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1163 1151 1222
Rank change year-on-year -12 +71 +40
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 30 28 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 56
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £37,750 £55,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £130,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -10.42% -7.69% +18.18%

ISO/IEC 27005 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 23,016 20,803 26,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 12.15% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,857 16,453 21,160
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 £40,382 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.44% -4.98% +6.25%

ISO/IEC 27005
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -33 28 £55,000 -12.00% 2
UK excluding London -14 24 £53,750 -10.42% 3
South East -1 14 £56,250 -11.76%
London -23 6 £65,000 -22.62%
West Midlands +7 3 - - 1
Midlands -2 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £44,500 -
North of England -25 2 £50,000 -20.00% 1
North West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Wales - 2 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 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 27005.

1 28 (93.33%) Information Security
1 28 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (76.67%) CISSP
3 15 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 12 (40.00%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
6 9 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (30.00%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
7 8 (26.67%) Security Architecture
7 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (26.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (26.67%) CISM
7 8 (26.67%) GDPR
8 7 (23.33%) CISA
8 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (23.33%) CRAMM
9 6 (20.00%) ISO 31000
10 5 (16.67%) Network Security
10 5 (16.67%) Investment Management
10 5 (16.67%) Legal
10 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
11 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
11 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) Security Management
11 4 (13.33%) ISMS
11 4 (13.33%) OWASP

ISO/IEC 27005
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 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Consultant
1 10 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 10 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 10 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Information Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Information Officer
3 4 (13.33%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Security Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (10.00%) ICT Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Security Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Security Compliance Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Associate Director
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.00%) Smart Energy
3 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Information Security
2 15 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
4 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 9 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 7 (23.33%) CRAMM
6 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (16.67%) Investment Management
8 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (13.33%) ISMS
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
8 4 (13.33%) OWASP
8 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.33%) Security Management
9 3 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
9 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
9 3 (10.00%) Software License Management
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) CISSP
2 8 (26.67%) CISM
3 7 (23.33%) CISA
4 4 (13.33%) CRISC
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) ISACA
6 2 (6.67%) ISSAP
6 2 (6.67%) SANS
7 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
7 1 (3.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (26.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (26.67%) GDPR
4 6 (20.00%) ISO 31000
5 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (13.33%) ISO 22301
7 3 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (6.67%) COBIT
8 2 (6.67%) COSO
9 1 (3.33%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (3.33%) Centrify
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco
1 1 (3.33%) IBM
1 1 (3.33%) Imperva
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Qualys
1 1 (3.33%) Splunk
1 1 (3.33%) Sun
1 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
1 1 (3.33%) Tripwire