Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 119 208
Rank change year-on-year -68 +89 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 146 288 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.43% 2.53% 1.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.87% 17.44% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 109 195 105
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,550 £77,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

ISO/IEC 27001 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1343 1651 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.17% 14.49% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1081 1134
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Birmingham -42 70 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Coventry +11 31 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Staffordshire +16 23 £48,750 +39.29% 3
Solihull -26 13 £25,500 -44.57% 2
Worcestershire -13 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Walsall +4 2 £35,250 -6.00%
Shropshire -11 2 - -
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 97 (66.44%) Information Security
2 44 (30.14%) CISSP
3 39 (26.71%) ITIL
4 37 (25.34%) PCI DSS
5 34 (23.29%) Firewall
6 32 (21.92%) Management Information System
6 32 (21.92%) Project Management
7 29 (19.86%) PRINCE2
8 28 (19.18%) Windows
8 28 (19.18%) VMware
9 26 (17.81%) Data Protection
9 26 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (17.12%) CISM
11 24 (16.44%) Finance
11 24 (16.44%) Business Continuity
11 24 (16.44%) GDPR
12 23 (15.75%) ISMS
12 23 (15.75%) Degree
12 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
13 22 (15.07%) Security Management
14 21 (14.38%) Risk Management
14 21 (14.38%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (14.38%) WAN
14 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
14 21 (14.38%) Data Centre
15 20 (13.70%) LAN
15 20 (13.70%) Information Security Management
16 19 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (13.01%) IT Strategy
17 18 (12.33%) Active Directory

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.74%) IIS
2 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.37%) OpenEdge
3 2 (1.37%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.79%) IaaS
2 7 (4.79%) PaaS
3 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.42%) Office 365
4 2 (1.37%) Force.com
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.29%) Firewall
2 21 (14.38%) WAN
3 20 (13.70%) LAN
4 16 (10.96%) SAN
5 10 (6.85%) SSL
6 9 (6.16%) IPsec
6 9 (6.16%) MPLS
6 9 (6.16%) Network Security
6 9 (6.16%) VoIP
7 7 (4.79%) NAS
7 7 (4.79%) VLAN
7 7 (4.79%) VPN
8 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.42%) Wireless
10 4 (2.74%) DHCP
10 4 (2.74%) DNS
10 4 (2.74%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.74%) OSPF
10 4 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (2.74%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.11%) Looker
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.05%) MySQL
7 2 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Fiddler
2 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.68%) GDB
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.68%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (16.44%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Legal
4 6 (4.11%) Publishing
5 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.03%) Analyst
2 25 (17.12%) Security Manager
3 20 (13.70%) Information Manager
3 20 (13.70%) Security Analyst
4 19 (13.01%) Information Analyst
4 19 (13.01%) Information Security Analyst
5 18 (12.33%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (9.59%) Security Specialist
7 12 (8.22%) Architect
7 12 (8.22%) IT Analyst
7 12 (8.22%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.85%) Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Information Officer
8 10 (6.85%) Information Security Officer
8 10 (6.85%) Security Officer
9 9 (6.16%) Information Security Specialist
9 9 (6.16%) Information Specialist
9 9 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.48%) .NET
2 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.42%) Entity Framework
3 4 (2.74%) CSS
3 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
3 4 (2.74%) SOAP
4 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.05%) Spring
4 3 (2.05%) Web Services
5 2 (1.37%) CSS3
5 2 (1.37%) HTML
5 2 (1.37%) JDBC
5 2 (1.37%) JSON
5 2 (1.37%) Middleware
5 2 (1.37%) REST
5 2 (1.37%) RESTful
5 2 (1.37%) Struts
5 2 (1.37%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.37%) WCF
5 2 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.92%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.38%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.53%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.16%) Driving Licence
6 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.11%) CMDB
8 5 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.42%) Replication
9 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (2.05%) CESG
11 2 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.68%) BYOD
12 1 (0.68%) Clustering
12 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.68%) iPad
12 1 (0.68%) iPhone
12 1 (0.68%) Online Games
12 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.18%) Windows
2 14 (9.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.90%) Linux
4 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.11%) Kali Linux
6 5 (3.42%) Unix
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (66.44%) Information Security
2 39 (26.71%) ITIL
3 32 (21.92%) Project Management
4 29 (19.86%) PRINCE2
5 26 (17.81%) Data Protection
6 24 (16.44%) Business Continuity
7 23 (15.75%) ISMS
8 22 (15.07%) Security Management
9 21 (14.38%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (14.38%) Risk Management
10 20 (13.70%) Information Security Management
11 19 (13.01%) IT Strategy
12 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (10.27%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (10.27%) Information Assurance
14 15 (10.27%) Presales
15 14 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (9.59%) SIEM
15 14 (9.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.59%) SQL
2 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.79%) Python
4 6 (4.11%) C#
4 6 (4.11%) Java
4 6 (4.11%) Perl
5 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.74%) PHP
6 2 (1.37%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.37%) C
6 2 (1.37%) C++
6 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (30.14%) CISSP
2 25 (17.12%) CISM
3 23 (15.75%) Degree
4 19 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.90%) CCNA
5 13 (8.90%) CEH
6 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.85%) MCSE
8 9 (6.16%) CCNP
8 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
9 8 (5.48%) CISA
9 8 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.79%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (4.79%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (4.11%) ISEB
11 6 (4.11%) PMI Certification
11 6 (4.11%) PMP
12 5 (3.42%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (25.34%) PCI DSS
2 24 (16.44%) GDPR
3 16 (10.96%) COBIT
3 16 (10.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (5.48%) BS25999
5 8 (5.48%) GPG13
5 8 (5.48%) NIST 800
6 7 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.74%) ISO 22301
7 4 (2.74%) ISO 9001
8 3 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (2.05%) SLA
9 2 (1.37%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.68%) QA
10 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.68%) Docker
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Nessus
2 6 (4.11%) HP Fortify
3 4 (2.74%) QRadar
3 4 (2.74%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.05%) SCCM
5 2 (1.37%) Nagios
5 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.37%) Nmap
6 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.68%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (19.18%) VMware
2 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.64%) NetApp
4 11 (7.53%) Citrix
5 10 (6.85%) HP
6 9 (6.16%) Cisco
7 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.11%) EMC
7 6 (4.11%) Veracode
8 4 (2.74%) Dell
8 4 (2.74%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.74%) F5
8 4 (2.74%) Meraki
8 4 (2.74%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.74%) Tripwire
9 3 (2.05%) IDERA
9 3 (2.05%) Symantec
10 2 (1.37%) Informatica
10 2 (1.37%) Jitterbit
10 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com