Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 180 103
Rank change year-on-year +96 -77 +125
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 293 170 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.23% 1.70% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.60% 12.71% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 205 155 208
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,350 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,750 £77,500
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 1,422 1,338 1,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.69% 13.34% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1,045 1,222
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,417
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.62% +3.54%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £67,500 £71,125
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +75 158 £49,500 -13.91% 16
Warwickshire +55 40 £31,500 -49.60% 5
Coventry +6 39 £50,250 -16.25% 2
Worcestershire +49 24 £37,322 -12.18% 2
Staffordshire +11 12 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Herefordshire - 8 £65,000 - 1
Shropshire +13 4 £65,000 -
Solihull -20 3 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Halesowen - 2 £40,000 - 3
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 179 (61.09%) Information Security
2 129 (44.03%) ITIL
3 127 (43.34%) CISSP
4 92 (31.40%) Data Centre
5 90 (30.72%) CISM
6 85 (29.01%) PCI DSS
7 76 (25.94%) Management Information System
8 75 (25.60%) GDPR
9 70 (23.89%) VMware
10 69 (23.55%) Finance
11 67 (22.87%) Firewall
12 64 (21.84%) Risk Management
12 64 (21.84%) Data Protection
13 60 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (19.80%) Service Delivery
15 57 (19.45%) Microsoft
15 57 (19.45%) Security Cleared
16 55 (18.77%) SIEM
17 53 (18.09%) Windows
18 52 (17.75%) Project Management
19 48 (16.38%) Disaster Recovery
19 48 (16.38%) Business Continuity
20 46 (15.70%) Cyber Essentials
21 45 (15.36%) Continuous Improvement
21 45 (15.36%) Degree
22 44 (15.02%) IT Strategy
23 43 (14.68%) Cybersecurity
23 43 (14.68%) IT Governance
24 42 (14.33%) LAN
25 41 (13.99%) WAN

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 27 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.85%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.07%) CMS
3 9 (3.07%) IIS
4 4 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) Drupal
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) assyst
2 7 (2.39%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.22%) IaaS
3 26 (8.87%) PaaS
4 23 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (6.48%) Office 365
6 9 (3.07%) SaaS
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.68%) Route 53
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 67 (22.87%) Firewall
2 42 (14.33%) LAN
3 41 (13.99%) WAN
4 30 (10.24%) SSL
5 23 (7.85%) VPN
6 22 (7.51%) SAN
6 22 (7.51%) VoIP
7 21 (7.17%) DNS
7 21 (7.17%) MPLS
8 20 (6.83%) IPsec
9 17 (5.80%) Network Security
9 17 (5.80%) VLAN
9 17 (5.80%) Wireless
10 15 (5.12%) Cisco Firepower
10 15 (5.12%) Cisco Wireless
10 15 (5.12%) OSPF
10 15 (5.12%) TACACS
11 14 (4.78%) Internet
12 9 (3.07%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (2.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.41%) MySQL
3 10 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.37%) DB2
5 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.02%) Power BI
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (23.55%) Finance
2 25 (8.53%) Legal
3 20 (6.83%) Publishing
4 10 (3.41%) Banking
4 10 (3.41%) Law
5 9 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.05%) Retail
7 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.37%) Games
8 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (24.57%) Security Manager
2 60 (20.48%) Analyst
3 41 (13.99%) Information Manager
4 40 (13.65%) Information Security Manager
5 34 (11.60%) Security Analyst
6 26 (8.87%) Compliance Manager
7 25 (8.53%) Security Compliance Manager
8 23 (7.85%) Architect
8 23 (7.85%) Team Leader
9 22 (7.51%) IT Manager
9 22 (7.51%) IT Security Manager
10 21 (7.17%) Information Analyst
10 21 (7.17%) Information Security Analyst
10 21 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (7.17%) Support Analyst
11 20 (6.83%) Consultant
12 17 (5.80%) Security Officer
12 17 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (5.12%) Cisco Consultant
13 15 (5.12%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.44%) .NET
2 10 (3.41%) .NET Framework
2 10 (3.41%) CSS
2 10 (3.41%) Entity Framework
3 9 (3.07%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.07%) jQuery
3 9 (3.07%) JSON
3 9 (3.07%) LINQ
3 9 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (3.07%) WCF
3 9 (3.07%) Web Services
4 5 (1.71%) COM
5 4 (1.37%) LAMP
5 4 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.68%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) HTML
7 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 92 (31.40%) Data Centre
2 76 (25.94%) Management Information System
3 33 (11.26%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (8.87%) Computer Science
5 23 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (6.83%) CMDB
7 18 (6.14%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (5.46%) Driving Licence
9 13 (4.44%) CESG
10 12 (4.10%) Freedom of Information
11 10 (3.41%) BYOD
12 9 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (1.02%) Replication
17 2 (0.68%) AS400
17 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
17 2 (0.68%) Handset
17 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.09%) Windows
2 30 (10.24%) Windows Server
3 23 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (7.17%) Linux
5 9 (3.07%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.05%) Unix
8 5 (1.71%) CentOS
8 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.71%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (61.09%) Information Security
2 129 (44.03%) ITIL
3 64 (21.84%) Data Protection
3 64 (21.84%) Risk Management
4 58 (19.80%) Service Delivery
5 55 (18.77%) SIEM
6 52 (17.75%) Project Management
7 48 (16.38%) Business Continuity
7 48 (16.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 45 (15.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (15.02%) IT Strategy
10 43 (14.68%) Cybersecurity
10 43 (14.68%) IT Governance
11 40 (13.65%) ITIL V3
11 40 (13.65%) PRINCE2
12 39 (13.31%) Internal Audit
13 37 (12.63%) Line Management
14 33 (11.26%) Presales
14 33 (11.26%) Service Management
15 32 (10.92%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (3.41%) C#
3 9 (3.07%) SQL
3 9 (3.07%) VB
3 9 (3.07%) VB.NET
4 7 (2.39%) Python
5 4 (1.37%) PHP
5 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.68%) C
7 2 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 127 (43.34%) CISSP
2 90 (30.72%) CISM
3 57 (19.45%) Security Cleared
4 45 (15.36%) Degree
5 37 (12.63%) CEH
6 34 (11.60%) SC Cleared
7 32 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (9.90%) CISA
8 29 (9.90%) ISEB
9 25 (8.53%) CompTIA Security+
10 22 (7.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (7.17%) CCNP
12 20 (6.83%) PMI Certification
12 20 (6.83%) PMP
13 15 (5.12%) CRISC
13 15 (5.12%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (4.44%) CCNA
14 13 (4.44%) CCSP
15 11 (3.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (29.01%) PCI DSS
2 75 (25.60%) GDPR
3 46 (15.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 27 (9.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 24 (8.19%) COBIT
6 22 (7.51%) ISO 9001
7 20 (6.83%) GPG13
8 18 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (3.75%) QA
10 7 (2.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (2.05%) SLA
12 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 4 (1.37%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.68%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
16 1 (0.34%) ISO 31000
16 1 (0.34%) NIST 800
16 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.83%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.39%) Firmware
5 4 (1.37%) iptables
5 4 (1.37%) Squid
6 3 (1.02%) Docker
7 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (5.12%) QRadar
1 15 (5.12%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (2.05%) SCCM
3 5 (1.71%) WSUS
4 4 (1.37%) Nagios
4 4 (1.37%) SELinux
5 3 (1.02%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.68%) Ansible
6 2 (0.68%) EnCase
6 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.68%) Puppet
7 1 (0.34%) Nessus
7 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (23.89%) VMware
2 57 (19.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.53%) NetApp
4 22 (7.51%) Cisco
5 20 (6.83%) CheckPoint
5 20 (6.83%) Citrix
5 20 (6.83%) EMC
6 15 (5.12%) F5
6 15 (5.12%) HP
6 15 (5.12%) Meraki
6 15 (5.12%) SolarWinds
6 15 (5.12%) Tripwire
7 9 (3.07%) LexisNexis
8 6 (2.05%) Capita
9 5 (1.71%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (1.37%) Juniper
10 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.02%) Cellebrite
11 3 (1.02%) Tableau
12 2 (0.68%) AlienVault