Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 145 133
Rank change year-on-year +26 -12 +86
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 226 194 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.41% 1.99% 2.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.23% 14.22% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 169 174 183
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,312 1,364 1,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.98% 13.98% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1,023 1,189
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 +28 128 £49,500 -10.00% 10
Coventry -6 38 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Warwickshire +28 32 £40,000 -34.69% 3
Worcestershire +36 8 £51,270 +20.64% 2
Staffordshire -7 7 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £71,000 -
Solihull -13 3 £42,500 -
Shropshire +12 1 - - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 137 (60.62%) Information Security
2 105 (46.46%) CISSP
3 98 (43.36%) ITIL
4 80 (35.40%) CISM
5 67 (29.65%) Firewall
6 64 (28.32%) Finance
7 58 (25.66%) Management Information System
7 58 (25.66%) PCI DSS
8 57 (25.22%) VMware
9 56 (24.78%) Data Centre
10 52 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (22.12%) Windows
12 46 (20.35%) Project Management
13 44 (19.47%) Business Continuity
13 44 (19.47%) Data Protection
14 43 (19.03%) SIEM
14 43 (19.03%) GDPR
15 42 (18.58%) Service Delivery
16 41 (18.14%) Disaster Recovery
16 41 (18.14%) LAN
16 41 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
17 40 (17.70%) WAN
18 39 (17.26%) PRINCE2
18 39 (17.26%) Risk Management
18 39 (17.26%) IT Strategy
19 36 (15.93%) SQL Server
19 36 (15.93%) SSL
20 31 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
20 31 (13.72%) Degree
20 31 (13.72%) COBIT

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 25 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.10%) CMS
3 7 (3.10%) IIS
4 4 (1.77%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) assyst
1 3 (1.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.75%) IaaS
4 12 (5.31%) PaaS
5 5 (2.21%) Office 365
6 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (29.65%) Firewall
2 41 (18.14%) LAN
3 40 (17.70%) WAN
4 36 (15.93%) SSL
5 26 (11.50%) VPN
6 25 (11.06%) SAN
6 25 (11.06%) VoIP
7 24 (10.62%) IPsec
8 16 (7.08%) MPLS
8 16 (7.08%) VLAN
8 16 (7.08%) Wireless
9 15 (6.64%) Cisco Firepower
9 15 (6.64%) Cisco Wireless
9 15 (6.64%) OSPF
9 15 (6.64%) TACACS
10 11 (4.87%) Network Security
11 10 (4.42%) Cisco IPT
11 10 (4.42%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (3.54%) HTTP
13 6 (2.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.65%) MySQL
5 4 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) DB2
8 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) QlikView
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (28.32%) Finance
2 25 (11.06%) Legal
3 12 (5.31%) Publishing
4 9 (3.98%) Banking
5 8 (3.54%) Law
6 7 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.21%) Games
8 4 (1.77%) Back Office
8 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.33%) Retail
10 2 (0.88%) Billing
10 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (26.11%) Analyst
2 56 (24.78%) Security Manager
3 33 (14.60%) Information Manager
4 32 (14.16%) Information Security Manager
4 32 (14.16%) Security Analyst
5 25 (11.06%) Support Analyst
6 23 (10.18%) Information Analyst
7 21 (9.29%) Compliance Manager
7 21 (9.29%) Consultant
7 21 (9.29%) Information Security Analyst
8 20 (8.85%) Network Analyst
8 20 (8.85%) Network Support
8 20 (8.85%) Network Support Analyst
9 18 (7.96%) IT Manager
10 17 (7.52%) IT Security Manager
10 17 (7.52%) Security Compliance Manager
11 16 (7.08%) Architect
12 15 (6.64%) Cisco Consultant
12 15 (6.64%) Network Consultant
12 15 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) .NET
2 9 (3.98%) CSS
2 9 (3.98%) Web Services
3 8 (3.54%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.54%) Entity Framework
4 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.10%) jQuery
4 7 (3.10%) JSON
4 7 (3.10%) LINQ
4 7 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (3.10%) WCF
5 4 (1.77%) LAMP
6 3 (1.33%) COM
6 3 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.88%) HTML
8 1 (0.44%) HTML5
8 1 (0.44%) LDAP
8 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.66%) Management Information System
2 56 (24.78%) Data Centre
3 20 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (7.52%) Computer Science
5 17 (7.52%) Driving Licence
6 14 (6.19%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (5.75%) BYOD
8 12 (5.31%) CMDB
8 12 (5.31%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (3.98%) CESG
10 8 (3.54%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.77%) Replication
12 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.88%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.44%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.12%) Windows
2 27 (11.95%) Windows Server
3 25 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (8.85%) Linux
5 6 (2.65%) Unix
6 3 (1.33%) CentOS
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (60.62%) Information Security
2 98 (43.36%) ITIL
3 46 (20.35%) Project Management
4 44 (19.47%) Business Continuity
4 44 (19.47%) Data Protection
5 43 (19.03%) SIEM
6 42 (18.58%) Service Delivery
7 41 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
7 41 (18.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 39 (17.26%) IT Strategy
8 39 (17.26%) PRINCE2
8 39 (17.26%) Risk Management
9 31 (13.72%) Line Management
9 31 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (11.95%) Presales
11 26 (11.50%) ITIL V3
12 24 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (10.62%) Network Design
12 24 (10.62%) Translating Business Requirements
13 22 (9.73%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.98%) C#
2 8 (3.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.10%) SQL
3 7 (3.10%) VB
3 7 (3.10%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.33%) C
5 3 (1.33%) PHP
5 3 (1.33%) Python
5 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.88%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 105 (46.46%) CISSP
2 80 (35.40%) CISM
3 31 (13.72%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (13.72%) Degree
4 30 (13.27%) CEH
5 26 (11.50%) Security Cleared
6 23 (10.18%) CISA
7 22 (9.73%) ISEB
8 21 (9.29%) SC Cleared
9 20 (8.85%) CCNP
10 17 (7.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (7.52%) CRISC
11 16 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (6.64%) CCSP
13 12 (5.31%) PMI Certification
13 12 (5.31%) PMP
14 11 (4.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 10 (4.42%) CCNA
15 10 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (3.98%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (25.66%) PCI DSS
2 43 (19.03%) GDPR
3 31 (13.72%) COBIT
4 24 (10.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (7.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 15 (6.64%) ISO 9001
7 13 (5.75%) GPG13
8 6 (2.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (1.77%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (1.33%) PMO
11 3 (1.33%) QA
11 3 (1.33%) SLA
12 2 (0.88%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.44%) NIST 800
System Software
1 52 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.83%) Active Directory
3 24 (10.62%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.21%) Firmware
5 3 (1.33%) iptables
5 3 (1.33%) Squid
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (6.64%) QRadar
1 15 (6.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (1.77%) SCCM
3 3 (1.33%) Nagios
3 3 (1.33%) SELinux
4 1 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.44%) Nessus
4 1 (0.44%) Netcool
4 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (25.22%) VMware
2 26 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.18%) Cisco
4 15 (6.64%) F5
4 15 (6.64%) HP
4 15 (6.64%) Meraki
4 15 (6.64%) SolarWinds
4 15 (6.64%) Tripwire
5 13 (5.75%) NetApp
6 12 (5.31%) CheckPoint
6 12 (5.31%) Citrix
6 12 (5.31%) EMC
7 7 (3.10%) LexisNexis
8 5 (2.21%) Capita
9 4 (1.77%) Juniper
10 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.88%) Remedy
11 2 (0.88%) SAP
12 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.44%) Qualys