Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 666 1024 1146
Rank change year-on-year +358 +122 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 21 44 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.032% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 18
Median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +42.86% -8.70%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,651 £45,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £98,000 £71,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% +15.79% -12.44%

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 5,879 17,848 21,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.82% 13.06% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,588 13,436 16,397
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,044 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Top 9 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 31 October 2020. 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 +350 21 £65,000 -13.33% 9
UK excluding London +303 14 £65,000 +18.18% 7
South West +142 12 £65,000 - 1
London +252 7 £65,000 -22.39% 2
North of England +174 1 £42,500 -20.56% 5
North West +126 1 £42,500 -20.56% 2
Midlands +117 1 £80,000 +51.10%
West Midlands +95 1 £80,000 +51.10%
Work from Home - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (95.24%) Risk Management
3 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
5 16 (76.19%) CISSP
5 16 (76.19%) CISM
6 15 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
8 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
8 13 (61.90%) NCSC
9 12 (57.14%) NIST
10 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
10 11 (52.38%) PCI DSS
11 10 (47.62%) ISO 31000
12 9 (42.86%) Creative Thinking
12 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (42.86%) DBS Check
12 9 (42.86%) ISO 22301
12 9 (42.86%) Time Management
12 9 (42.86%) Degree
12 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
12 9 (42.86%) Data Privacy
12 9 (42.86%) Legal
12 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity
13 7 (33.33%) CISA
13 7 (33.33%) ISMS
13 7 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 7 (33.33%) Public Sector
14 6 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
General
1 9 (42.86%) Legal
2 7 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Leader
2 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Information Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (95.24%) Risk Management
3 15 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (52.38%) Security Architecture
5 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity
5 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
5 9 (42.86%) Creative Thinking
5 9 (42.86%) Data Privacy
5 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (42.86%) Time Management
6 7 (33.33%) ISMS
7 5 (23.81%) BCP
7 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
7 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
9 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) CISM
2 16 (76.19%) CISSP
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) DBS Check
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) CISA
6 6 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (28.57%) CRISC
7 5 (23.81%) CEH
7 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) OSCP
8 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (61.90%) NCSC
3 12 (57.14%) NIST
4 11 (52.38%) PCI DSS
5 10 (47.62%) ISO 31000
6 9 (42.86%) ISO 22301
7 7 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (23.81%) COBIT
9 5 (23.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (9.52%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform