Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1182 1273
Rank change year-on-year +69 +91 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 70 73 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.037% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 67 30
UK median annual salary £62,000 £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +10.64% +6.82%
10th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £111,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% -

ISO/IEC 27005 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21555 26127 28080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.19% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16117 20724 22058
UK median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017. 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 +51 70 £62,000 -4.62% 6
UK excluding London +32 44 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South East +90 24 £53,500 -20.74% 3
London +49 24 £84,000 +20.00% 2
North of England -1 13 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire +9 9 £52,500 -19.23%
Midlands +21 6 £69,000 +6.15%
West Midlands +4 6 £69,000 +6.15%
North West - 4 £50,000 - 1
East of England +2 1 £30,000 -57.14%

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27005.

1 63 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (84.29%) CISSP
3 57 (81.43%) Information Security
4 48 (68.57%) Risk Management
5 46 (65.71%) Risk Assessment
6 38 (54.29%) CISM
7 37 (52.86%) Finance
8 31 (44.29%) ITIL
9 26 (37.14%) CRAMM
10 21 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 18 (25.71%) Degree
13 17 (24.29%) Management Information System
14 15 (21.43%) ISO 22301
15 14 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
15 14 (20.00%) Waterfall
15 14 (20.00%) ISO 31000
16 13 (18.57%) CISA
17 12 (17.14%) COSO
17 12 (17.14%) Information Assurance
17 12 (17.14%) COBIT
18 11 (15.71%) ISMS
18 11 (15.71%) OWASP
18 11 (15.71%) Security Management
18 11 (15.71%) Information Security Management
18 11 (15.71%) Remediation Plan
19 10 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
19 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

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 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Network Security
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
General
1 37 (52.86%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Consultant
1 24 (34.29%) Security Consultant
2 19 (27.14%) Information Security Consultant
2 19 (27.14%) Security Manager
3 14 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 11 (15.71%) IT Manager
4 11 (15.71%) IT Security Manager
5 9 (12.86%) Information Assurance Manager
5 9 (12.86%) Information Manager
5 9 (12.86%) Security Assurance Manager
6 8 (11.43%) Head of Information
6 8 (11.43%) Head of Information Security
6 8 (11.43%) Head of Security
6 8 (11.43%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Risk Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Smart Energy
3 4 (5.71%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Android
1 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Information Security
2 48 (68.57%) Risk Management
3 46 (65.71%) Risk Assessment
4 31 (44.29%) ITIL
5 26 (37.14%) CRAMM
6 21 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 12 (17.14%) Information Assurance
10 11 (15.71%) Information Security Management
10 11 (15.71%) ISMS
10 11 (15.71%) OWASP
10 11 (15.71%) Remediation Plan
10 11 (15.71%) Security Management
11 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
12 9 (12.86%) Security Architecture
13 8 (11.43%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 59 (84.29%) CISSP
2 38 (54.29%) CISM
3 18 (25.71%) Degree
4 13 (18.57%) CISA
5 10 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 8 (11.43%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.86%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.86%) SANS
9 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 15 (21.43%) ISO 22301
4 14 (20.00%) ISO 31000
4 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 12 (17.14%) COBIT
5 12 (17.14%) COSO
6 6 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (8.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (5.71%) BS25999
7 4 (5.71%) QA
8 3 (4.29%) SLA
9 2 (2.86%) GDPR
9 2 (2.86%) NIST 800
9 2 (2.86%) PA-DSS
10 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco
3 1 (1.43%) SAP