Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1065 1119 1155
Rank change year-on-year +54 +36 +120
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 53 62 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.036% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 40
UK median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.09% -11.54% +23.81%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,825 £55,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £84,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £56,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +19.05%

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 20,907 21,721 21,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.52% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,369 16,794 17,362
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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 +70 48 £72,500 +26.09% 8
UK excluding London +50 40 £75,000 +33.33% 7
North of England +52 20 £92,500 +68.18% 2
North West +49 20 £92,500 - 2
Midlands - 18 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands - 14 £50,000 -
London +41 8 £67,500 -19.64% 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 2
South East +21 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 44 (83.02%) Information Security
2 39 (73.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (58.49%) Management Information System
4 29 (54.72%) CISSP
5 26 (49.06%) Risk Management
6 24 (45.28%) Security Management
7 22 (41.51%) CISM
8 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
9 19 (35.85%) Risk Assessment
9 19 (35.85%) PKI
10 17 (32.08%) Smart Meter
11 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
11 16 (30.19%) Information Security Management
12 15 (28.30%) Security Operations
13 14 (26.42%) Compliance Audit
13 14 (26.42%) Regulatory Compliance
13 14 (26.42%) Problem Management
13 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
13 14 (26.42%) ITIL
14 13 (24.53%) Smart Energy
14 13 (24.53%) ISACA
15 11 (20.75%) GDPR
15 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
16 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
16 9 (16.98%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
16 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
17 8 (15.09%) CESG
18 7 (13.21%) CISMP
18 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance

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 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
1 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) FTP
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) SMTP
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Ant
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) IT Manager
2 15 (28.30%) Compliance Manager
3 14 (26.42%) Head of Operations
3 14 (26.42%) Head of Security
4 13 (24.53%) IT Risk Manager
4 13 (24.53%) Risk Manager
5 9 (16.98%) Security Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Security Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Consultant
8 5 (9.43%) Information Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (7.55%) Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Security Advisor
9 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
10 3 (5.66%) IT Security Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Security Officer
11 2 (3.77%) Compliance Officer
11 2 (3.77%) IT Security Officer
11 2 (3.77%) Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) OAuth
1 5 (9.43%) REST
1 5 (9.43%) SAML
1 5 (9.43%) SOAP
2 2 (3.77%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 31 (58.49%) Management Information System
2 19 (35.85%) PKI
3 17 (32.08%) Smart Meter
4 13 (24.53%) Smart Energy
5 8 (15.09%) CESG
6 7 (13.21%) Driving Licence
7 6 (11.32%) Public Cloud
8 5 (9.43%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (7.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Unix
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Information Security
2 26 (49.06%) Risk Management
3 24 (45.28%) Security Management
4 19 (35.85%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (30.19%) Information Security Management
6 15 (28.30%) Security Operations
7 14 (26.42%) Compliance Audit
7 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
7 14 (26.42%) ITIL
7 14 (26.42%) Problem Management
7 14 (26.42%) Regulatory Compliance
8 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
9 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance
9 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
9 7 (13.21%) Process Improvement
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
10 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
11 5 (9.43%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) CISSP
2 22 (41.51%) CISM
3 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
5 13 (24.53%) ISACA
6 9 (16.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (13.21%) CISMP
7 7 (13.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (9.43%) Degree
8 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
9 4 (7.55%) CCSP
9 4 (7.55%) CISA
9 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (5.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (5.66%) CEH
10 3 (5.66%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.89%) GCFE
11 1 (1.89%) GIAC
11 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (73.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.75%) GDPR
3 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
4 6 (11.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (11.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (7.55%) ISO 31000
6 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (3.77%) ISO 22301
6 2 (3.77%) JSP 440
6 2 (3.77%) RMADS
7 1 (1.89%) COBIT
7 1 (1.89%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Google
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft