Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1187 1153 1223
Rank change year-on-year -34 +70 +64
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 15 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.032% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.064% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 50 65
UK median annual salary £52,500 £56,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.49% -12.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,250 £50,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £84,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -19.23% +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 23,316 21,611 26,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.35% 12.17% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,747 16,381 21,210
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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 -37 14 £51,250 -9.69% 3
UK excluding London -33 12 £60,000 +14.29% 4
West Midlands +23 6 - - 1
Midlands +5 6 - - 1
North West +8 3 £50,000 - 1
North of England +6 3 £50,000 -2.44% 1
London -4 3 £52,500 -36.94% 1
South East -24 2 £70,000 +30.84%
Wales - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (73.33%) Data Protection
4 10 (66.67%) GDPR
5 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (53.33%) ITIL
6 8 (53.33%) ITIL V3
7 7 (46.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (46.67%) Network Security
8 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) ISO 9001
8 6 (40.00%) VPN
8 6 (40.00%) Firmware
8 6 (40.00%) Internet
8 6 (40.00%) Legal
8 6 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (40.00%) Compliance Audit
8 6 (40.00%) Software License Management
8 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (33.33%) CISSP
9 5 (33.33%) Security Management
10 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
10 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
10 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (20.00%) ISO 31000
11 3 (20.00%) CISA
12 2 (13.33%) CISM

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 2 (13.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Compliance Manager
2 6 (40.00%) ICT Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Security Compliance Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (13.33%) Smart Energy
3 2 (13.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) Data Protection
3 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL V3
5 6 (40.00%) Compliance Audit
5 6 (40.00%) Software License Management
6 5 (33.33%) Security Management
7 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Business Development
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
8 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (13.33%) CISM
4 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) IISP
5 1 (6.67%) CRISC
5 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (66.67%) GDPR
3 7 (46.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (40.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) ISO 31000
7 2 (13.33%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (13.33%) ISO 22301
7 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
1 2 (13.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (13.33%) Centrify
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Imperva
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Qualys
1 2 (13.33%) Splunk
1 2 (13.33%) Sun
1 2 (13.33%) Trend Micro
1 2 (13.33%) Tripwire