Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1026 1107 1137
Rank change year-on-year +81 +30 +41
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 20 48 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.030% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 69
UK median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +17.39% -11.54%
10th Percentile £47,651 £46,250 £49,000
90th Percentile £83,500 £98,750 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,945 £75,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -29.41% +36.36% -15.38%

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 16,699 21,702 22,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.66% 13.62% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12,757 16,152 17,101
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +72 20 £57,500 -14.81% 5
UK excluding London +67 13 £52,945 -29.41% 3
West Midlands +34 8 £52,945 -
Midlands +20 8 £52,945 +5.89%
London +68 7 £65,000 - 2
North of England +37 3 £52,568 -39.92% 1
North West +27 3 £52,568 -39.92%
South East +41 1 - -
South West - 1 £65,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 16 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 15 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (75.00%) CISSP
2 15 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (70.00%) CISM
4 12 (60.00%) NIST
5 11 (55.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (55.00%) ISMS
6 10 (50.00%) TOGAF
6 10 (50.00%) SABSA
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (40.00%) IT Strategy
9 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (35.00%) Information Security
9 7 (35.00%) Firewall
10 6 (30.00%) Security Management
10 6 (30.00%) Project Management
10 6 (30.00%) ITIL
10 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (30.00%) COBIT
10 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (30.00%) IT Governance
10 6 (30.00%) SDLC
10 6 (30.00%) SIEM
11 5 (25.00%) CRISC
11 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
12 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
12 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) GCP
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
1 10 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 8 (40.00%) IT Architect
2 8 (40.00%) IT Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Principal Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Principal Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Risk Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) CESG
5 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 15 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (55.00%) ISMS
3 11 (55.00%) Risk Management
4 10 (50.00%) SABSA
4 10 (50.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) IT Strategy
7 7 (35.00%) Information Security
8 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (30.00%) IT Governance
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (30.00%) Project Management
8 6 (30.00%) SDLC
8 6 (30.00%) Security Management
8 6 (30.00%) SIEM
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
9 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CISSP
2 14 (70.00%) CISM
3 5 (25.00%) CRISC
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) CEH
7 1 (5.00%) CISA
7 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (60.00%) NIST
3 6 (30.00%) COBIT
4 4 (20.00%) ISO 31000
5 2 (10.00%) GDPR
5 2 (10.00%) GPG13
5 2 (10.00%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (5.00%) ISO 22301
6 1 (5.00%) NCSC
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle