Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27005
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1034 1157 1124
Rank change year-on-year +123 -33 +93
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 58 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 21
UK median annual salary £85,000 £51,250 £73,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.85% -29.79% +12.31%
10th Percentile £47,500 £34,375 £51,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £72,500 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -4.76% -19.23%

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 20,123 22,073 20,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.80% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14,593 16,983 15,885
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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 +113 58 £85,000 +70.00% 4
UK excluding London +91 42 £75,000 +50.00% 2
South East +35 18 £85,000 +61.90%
London +87 16 £92,500 +42.31% 2
North of England +46 13 £92,500 +85.00%
North West +36 13 £92,500 +85.00%
Midlands +34 9 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands +12 4 £75,000 - 2
South West - 2 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 42 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (65.52%) Risk Management
3 36 (62.07%) Information Security
4 29 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (41.38%) Security Architecture
5 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 24 (41.38%) CISSP
6 22 (37.93%) CISM
7 21 (36.21%) Security Management
7 21 (36.21%) TOGAF
8 20 (34.48%) Management Information System
8 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (34.48%) Public Cloud
9 18 (31.03%) ISO 22301
10 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
11 16 (27.59%) ITIL
12 15 (25.86%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (25.86%) ISO 9001
12 15 (25.86%) Information Assurance
12 15 (25.86%) DevOps
13 14 (24.14%) SABSA
13 14 (24.14%) Business Continuity
14 13 (22.41%) CESG
14 13 (22.41%) Driving Licence
15 12 (20.69%) GDPR
15 12 (20.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 12 (20.69%) Internal Audit
15 12 (20.69%) PKI

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 7 (12.07%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) FTP
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.90%) SMTP
2 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) VPN
2 4 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
1 7 (12.07%) SonarQube
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
1 9 (15.52%) Legal
2 8 (13.79%) Military
3 7 (12.07%) Back Office
4 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) IT Manager
2 15 (25.86%) Compliance Manager
3 14 (24.14%) Security Manager
4 13 (22.41%) Architect
4 13 (22.41%) Security Architect
5 12 (20.69%) Consultant
5 12 (20.69%) Security Consultant
6 11 (18.97%) IT Security Manager
7 10 (17.24%) Compliance Officer
7 10 (17.24%) IT Security Officer
7 10 (17.24%) Security Compliance Manager
7 10 (17.24%) Security Compliance Officer
7 10 (17.24%) Security Officer
8 9 (15.52%) Cloud Consultant
8 9 (15.52%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (15.52%) Senior Security Consultant
9 8 (13.79%) Risk Manager
10 7 (12.07%) Payments Architect
11 6 (10.34%) CISSP Architect
11 6 (10.34%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) OAuth
2 4 (6.90%) REST
2 4 (6.90%) SAML
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Management Information System
1 20 (34.48%) Public Cloud
2 13 (22.41%) CESG
2 13 (22.41%) Driving Licence
3 12 (20.69%) PKI
4 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
5 9 (15.52%) Smart Meter
6 7 (12.07%) Smart Energy
7 4 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
9 2 (3.45%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Solaris
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Risk Management
2 36 (62.07%) Information Security
3 29 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (41.38%) Security Architecture
5 21 (36.21%) Security Management
5 21 (36.21%) TOGAF
6 16 (27.59%) ITIL
7 15 (25.86%) DevOps
7 15 (25.86%) Information Assurance
7 15 (25.86%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (24.14%) Business Continuity
8 14 (24.14%) SABSA
9 12 (20.69%) Internal Audit
10 11 (18.97%) Cryptography
10 11 (18.97%) Information Security Management
10 11 (18.97%) ITIL V3
11 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
12 7 (12.07%) Business Development
12 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) C#
1 7 (12.07%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) CISSP
1 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) CISM
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
5 12 (20.69%) CCSP
5 12 (20.69%) CISA
6 11 (18.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 11 (18.97%) Degree
7 7 (12.07%) CLAS
7 7 (12.07%) CREST Certified
7 7 (12.07%) IISP
8 5 (8.62%) ISACA
9 4 (6.90%) CEH
9 4 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (6.90%) CISMP
9 4 (6.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (6.90%) ISSAP
10 2 (3.45%) CRISC
10 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (31.03%) ISO 22301
3 15 (25.86%) ISO 9001
4 12 (20.69%) GDPR
4 12 (20.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (18.97%) ISO 31000
6 10 (17.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (17.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (17.24%) JSP 440
6 10 (17.24%) RMADS
7 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
8 7 (12.07%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (12.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (6.90%) COBIT
10 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) IBM Guardium
1 7 (12.07%) Nessus
1 7 (12.07%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Google
2 9 (15.52%) IBM
3 7 (12.07%) ArcSight
3 7 (12.07%) Barracuda Networks
3 7 (12.07%) Centrify
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco
3 7 (12.07%) Imperva
3 7 (12.07%) McAfee
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Okta
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) Qualys
3 7 (12.07%) Splunk
3 7 (12.07%) Trend Micro
3 7 (12.07%) Tripwire