Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 739 1022 1060
Rank change year-on-year +283 +38 +72
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 30 22 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.017% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 39
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,223 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.71% -23.83% +26.09%
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,585 £46,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,250 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,945 £75,000
% change year-on-year +22.77% -29.41% +36.36%

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 7,660 15,873 20,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.01% 12.57% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,675 12,341 15,548
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,850 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

ISO/IEC 27005
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Top 12 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 21 January 2021. 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 +269 30 £65,000 +17.71% 5
UK excluding London +204 27 £65,000 +22.77% 3
Midlands +102 11 £70,000 +32.21%
Work from Home -61 10 £70,000 +84.21% 1
South West +70 9 £65,000 -
North of England +87 8 £62,500 +38.02% 2
West Midlands +73 8 £70,000 +32.21%
Yorkshire - 6 £62,500 - 1
London +216 4 £70,000 +21.74% 2
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
North East - 3 £62,500 -
North West +78 2 £42,500 -6.15% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 30 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (86.67%) Risk Management
4 23 (76.67%) NCSC
5 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 17 (56.67%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
7 15 (50.00%) CISSP
7 15 (50.00%) CISM
7 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (46.67%) Security Architecture
8 14 (46.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 13 (43.33%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (40.00%) Information Security Management
10 12 (40.00%) Security Management
11 10 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (33.33%) ISMS
12 9 (30.00%) Ansible
12 9 (30.00%) SDLC
12 9 (30.00%) Terraform
12 9 (30.00%) Java
12 9 (30.00%) Python
12 9 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (26.67%) Public Sector
13 8 (26.67%) CISA
14 7 (23.33%) CRISC
14 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
15 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
15 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
15 6 (20.00%) BYOD

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 8 (26.67%) Public Sector
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Auditor
8 1 (3.33%) CISSP Auditor
8 1 (3.33%) Information Officer
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security Auditor
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
8 1 (3.33%) Managing Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Security Auditor
8 1 (3.33%) Security Officer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) BYOD
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) CESG
2 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (86.67%) Risk Management
3 17 (56.67%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (46.67%) Security Architecture
5 13 (43.33%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (40.00%) Information Security Management
6 12 (40.00%) Security Management
7 10 (33.33%) ISMS
8 9 (30.00%) SDLC
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
12 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
12 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
12 3 (10.00%) Web Filtering
13 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
13 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
1 9 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) CISM
2 15 (50.00%) CISSP
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (26.67%) CISA
5 7 (23.33%) CRISC
5 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (3.33%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (76.67%) NCSC
3 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (20.00%) COBIT
5 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (10.00%) GDPR
6 3 (10.00%) ISO 22301
6 3 (10.00%) NIST
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (3.33%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (3.33%) ISO 31000
7 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
7 1 (3.33%) NIST 800
7 1 (3.33%) PA-DSS
7 1 (3.33%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Ansible
1 9 (30.00%) Terraform