Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 203 104
Rank change year-on-year +125 -99 +120
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 298 127 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.46% 1.28% 2.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.31% 9.84% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 207 95 218
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,800 £29,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,150 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 1,467 1,291 1,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.03% 13.03% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 904 995 1,159
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,075 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +77 147 £49,500 +4.21% 8
Worcestershire +46 37 £37,322 -12.18% 1
Warwickshire +68 35 £31,500 -58.00% 6
Coventry +15 35 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Staffordshire +13 15 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Herefordshire - 13 £40,000 - 2
Solihull -9 6 £51,250 +100.98% 7
Halesowen +36 3 £40,000 - 2
Shropshire +16 3 £65,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 193 (64.77%) Information Security
2 130 (43.62%) ITIL
3 117 (39.26%) CISSP
4 91 (30.54%) PCI DSS
5 88 (29.53%) Data Centre
6 81 (27.18%) CISM
7 77 (25.84%) Microsoft
8 76 (25.50%) GDPR
9 73 (24.50%) Management Information System
10 70 (23.49%) Risk Management
11 68 (22.82%) Security Cleared
12 67 (22.48%) SIEM
13 63 (21.14%) Firewall
14 61 (20.47%) Data Protection
15 59 (19.80%) VMware
16 57 (19.13%) Cyber Essentials
17 54 (18.12%) Internal Audit
18 53 (17.79%) Service Delivery
19 49 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (15.44%) Continuous Improvement
21 44 (14.77%) Security Operations
22 43 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
23 42 (14.09%) Cybersecurity
23 42 (14.09%) Project Management
23 42 (14.09%) Disaster Recovery
23 42 (14.09%) Microsoft Office
23 42 (14.09%) Finance
23 42 (14.09%) IT Governance
24 40 (13.42%) Windows
25 38 (12.75%) Business Continuity

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 21 (7.05%) MS Exchange
1 21 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.01%) CMS
2 6 (2.01%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (14.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.02%) assyst
2 7 (2.35%) Sentinel
3 4 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (11.07%) IaaS
3 31 (10.40%) PaaS
4 28 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (8.39%) Office 365
6 16 (5.37%) SaaS
7 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.68%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.34%) Route 53
8 4 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 63 (21.14%) Firewall
2 30 (10.07%) LAN
2 30 (10.07%) WAN
3 22 (7.38%) DNS
4 20 (6.71%) VPN
5 19 (6.38%) Network Security
6 18 (6.04%) SSL
7 16 (5.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (5.03%) MPLS
9 14 (4.70%) SAN
10 13 (4.36%) VoIP
10 13 (4.36%) Wireless
11 11 (3.69%) Internet
11 11 (3.69%) IPsec
11 11 (3.69%) VLAN
12 10 (3.36%) Cisco Firepower
12 10 (3.36%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (3.36%) OSPF
12 10 (3.36%) TACACS
13 9 (3.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.03%) MySQL
2 15 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (4.36%) DB2
3 13 (4.36%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.36%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.01%) Power BI
8 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.34%) MS Access
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.34%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (14.09%) Finance
2 18 (6.04%) Publishing
3 16 (5.37%) Legal
4 10 (3.36%) Retail
5 7 (2.35%) Law
6 6 (2.01%) Banking
6 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.67%) Automotive
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (22.48%) Security Manager
2 49 (16.44%) Analyst
3 40 (13.42%) Information Manager
3 40 (13.42%) Information Security Manager
4 34 (11.41%) Team Leader
5 32 (10.74%) Security Analyst
6 31 (10.40%) Architect
7 25 (8.39%) Compliance Manager
7 25 (8.39%) IT Manager
7 25 (8.39%) Security Compliance Manager
8 22 (7.38%) IT Security Manager
9 19 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (6.04%) Information Analyst
10 18 (6.04%) Information Security Analyst
11 17 (5.70%) Consultant
11 17 (5.70%) Information Security Compliance Manager
12 16 (5.37%) Security Officer
13 14 (4.70%) Junior
13 14 (4.70%) Security Specialist
14 13 (4.36%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.35%) .NET
2 6 (2.01%) .NET Framework
2 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.01%) CSS
2 6 (2.01%) Entity Framework
2 6 (2.01%) jQuery
2 6 (2.01%) JSON
2 6 (2.01%) LINQ
2 6 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (2.01%) WCF
2 6 (2.01%) Web Services
3 4 (1.34%) COM
4 1 (0.34%) LAMP
4 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.34%) LDAP
4 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 88 (29.53%) Data Centre
2 73 (24.50%) Management Information System
3 34 (11.41%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (7.72%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.04%) CMDB
7 16 (5.37%) CESG
8 13 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (3.69%) Driving Licence
10 11 (3.69%) Freedom of Information
11 9 (3.02%) BYOD
12 7 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (2.01%) Data Structures
14 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
15 3 (1.01%) NHS
15 3 (1.01%) Taxonomies
16 2 (0.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.42%) Windows
2 26 (8.72%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.38%) Linux
4 15 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.36%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.01%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.34%) Unix
10 2 (0.67%) CentOS
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (64.77%) Information Security
2 130 (43.62%) ITIL
3 70 (23.49%) Risk Management
4 67 (22.48%) SIEM
5 61 (20.47%) Data Protection
6 54 (18.12%) Internal Audit
7 53 (17.79%) Service Delivery
8 46 (15.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (14.77%) Security Operations
10 42 (14.09%) Cybersecurity
10 42 (14.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (14.09%) IT Governance
10 42 (14.09%) Project Management
11 38 (12.75%) Business Continuity
12 37 (12.42%) ITIL V3
13 33 (11.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 31 (10.40%) IT Strategy
14 31 (10.40%) Service Management
15 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2
16 27 (9.06%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.37%) SQL
2 10 (3.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.35%) Python
4 6 (2.01%) C#
4 6 (2.01%) PHP
4 6 (2.01%) VB
4 6 (2.01%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.68%) Java
6 4 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (39.26%) CISSP
2 81 (27.18%) CISM
3 68 (22.82%) Security Cleared
4 36 (12.08%) Degree
5 34 (11.41%) CEH
5 34 (11.41%) SC Cleared
6 30 (10.07%) CISA
7 27 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (8.39%) CompTIA Security+
9 21 (7.05%) ISEB
10 18 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (6.04%) PMI Certification
10 18 (6.04%) PMP
11 16 (5.37%) CCNP
11 16 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (3.69%) CCSP
13 11 (3.69%) MCSE
14 10 (3.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 9 (3.02%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (30.54%) PCI DSS
2 76 (25.50%) GDPR
3 57 (19.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 29 (9.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 19 (6.38%) GPG13
5 19 (6.38%) ISO 9001
5 19 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 17 (5.70%) COBIT
7 13 (4.36%) QA
8 12 (4.03%) SLA
9 9 (3.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 4 (1.34%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.67%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.67%) PMO
15 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.34%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 49 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.01%) Docker
5 4 (1.34%) Firmware
6 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) iptables
7 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.34%) Squid
7 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.03%) QRadar
2 10 (3.36%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (2.01%) SCCM
3 6 (2.01%) WSUS
4 5 (1.68%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.34%) Ansible
5 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.34%) Puppet
6 3 (1.01%) Nessus
7 2 (0.67%) EnCase
8 1 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) SCOM
8 1 (0.34%) SELinux
8 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 59 (19.80%) VMware
3 24 (8.05%) NetApp
4 21 (7.05%) Cisco
5 20 (6.71%) Citrix
6 18 (6.04%) CheckPoint
6 18 (6.04%) EMC
7 10 (3.36%) F5
7 10 (3.36%) HP
7 10 (3.36%) Meraki
7 10 (3.36%) SolarWinds
7 10 (3.36%) Tripwire
8 6 (2.01%) AlienVault
8 6 (2.01%) LexisNexis
8 6 (2.01%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (1.34%) Juniper
10 3 (1.01%) Cellebrite
10 3 (1.01%) Qualys
10 3 (1.01%) Tableau
11 2 (0.67%) Rapid7