Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 89 159
Rank change year-on-year -6 +70 -40
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 244 285 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.08% 3.03% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.38% 20.18% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 195 208 174
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -4.48% -8.64%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,200 £66,625 £68,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -

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 1,259 1,412 1,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.91% 15.02% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 871 930 1,060
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £45,947 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.41% +8.11% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Birmingham -3 97 £47,500 -4.04% 14
Coventry +28 49 £58,000 +20.83% 3
Solihull +21 31 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Warwickshire -24 26 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Worcestershire -23 11 £44,375 -13.45% 2
Staffordshire +5 7 £45,500 -4.21% 3
Herefordshire -24 4 £71,000 -
Halesowen +1 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Shropshire -14 1 £45,000 -30.77%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 125 (51.23%) Information Security
2 80 (32.79%) CISSP
3 74 (30.33%) Risk Management
4 73 (29.92%) ITIL
5 66 (27.05%) PCI DSS
5 66 (27.05%) GDPR
6 63 (25.82%) Cybersecurity
7 45 (18.44%) Data Protection
7 45 (18.44%) Management Information System
7 45 (18.44%) CISM
8 42 (17.21%) Windows
8 42 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (16.80%) VMware
9 41 (16.80%) Firewall
10 39 (15.98%) Penetration Testing
11 38 (15.57%) Degree
11 38 (15.57%) Security Management
12 37 (15.16%) Microsoft
13 35 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (13.52%) Project Management
15 32 (13.11%) Linux
16 31 (12.70%) ISMS
17 29 (11.89%) ISO 9001
18 28 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (11.48%) Mentoring
19 27 (11.07%) SC Cleared
19 27 (11.07%) Security Cleared
19 27 (11.07%) Finance
19 27 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (10.25%) Legal

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 17 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.64%) Apache
5 3 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.20%) Office 365
2 20 (8.20%) PaaS
3 19 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (7.38%) IaaS
5 9 (3.69%) SaaS
6 5 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.64%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.80%) Firewall
2 24 (9.84%) LAN
2 24 (9.84%) WAN
3 19 (7.79%) Network Security
4 13 (5.33%) DNS
4 13 (5.33%) HTTP
5 12 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.51%) Wireless
7 9 (3.69%) Internet
7 9 (3.69%) VoIP
7 9 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (3.28%) SSL
9 6 (2.46%) SAN
10 5 (2.05%) DHCP
10 5 (2.05%) IPsec
11 4 (1.64%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.23%) MPLS
12 3 (1.23%) VLAN
13 2 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.64%) MySQL
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.23%) QlikView
4 2 (0.82%) Big Data
4 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) DTS
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.64%) Maven
2 4 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (11.07%) Finance
2 25 (10.25%) Legal
3 18 (7.38%) Retail
4 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.46%) Banking
6 5 (2.05%) Publishing
7 4 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.23%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (14.75%) Consultant
1 36 (14.75%) Security Consultant
2 31 (12.70%) Architect
3 28 (11.48%) Analyst
4 24 (9.84%) IT Manager
5 23 (9.43%) Security Manager
6 20 (8.20%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 20 (8.20%) Information Manager
7 19 (7.79%) Security Analyst
8 18 (7.38%) Security Architect
9 16 (6.56%) Information Analyst
9 16 (6.56%) Information Security Analyst
10 15 (6.15%) Information Security Manager
11 13 (5.33%) Security Officer
12 12 (4.92%) Resilience Manager
12 12 (4.92%) Security Specialist
12 12 (4.92%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.10%) Compliance Manager
13 10 (4.10%) Information Security Officer
13 10 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.23%) Spring
1 3 (1.23%) Web Services
2 2 (0.82%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (0.82%) LAMP
2 2 (0.82%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.41%) JSON
3 1 (0.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.44%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (6.15%) CESG
4 14 (5.74%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (4.92%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.69%) BYOD
8 8 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.05%) CMDB
9 5 (2.05%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.23%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.23%) NHS
10 3 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.21%) Windows
2 32 (13.11%) Linux
3 20 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.28%) CentOS
6 8 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.05%) Unix
7 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (51.23%) Information Security
2 74 (30.33%) Risk Management
3 73 (29.92%) ITIL
4 63 (25.82%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (18.44%) Data Protection
6 42 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (15.98%) Penetration Testing
8 38 (15.57%) Security Management
9 33 (13.52%) Project Management
10 31 (12.70%) ISMS
11 28 (11.48%) Mentoring
12 27 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (9.43%) Security Architecture
14 21 (8.61%) Network Design
15 20 (8.20%) OWASP
15 20 (8.20%) PRINCE2
15 20 (8.20%) Security Testing
15 20 (8.20%) Service Delivery
16 18 (7.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.46%) Java
3 5 (2.05%) PHP
4 4 (1.64%) SQL
5 3 (1.23%) Python
6 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) Go
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.41%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (32.79%) CISSP
2 45 (18.44%) CISM
3 38 (15.57%) Degree
4 27 (11.07%) SC Cleared
4 27 (11.07%) Security Cleared
5 25 (10.25%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (9.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 22 (9.02%) CCNP
8 18 (7.38%) CISA
9 17 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (6.56%) CRISC
10 16 (6.56%) MCSE
11 13 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (4.92%) CEH
12 12 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (3.69%) CCDP
13 9 (3.69%) CCSE
13 9 (3.69%) OSCP
14 8 (3.28%) ISEB
14 8 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (27.05%) GDPR
1 66 (27.05%) PCI DSS
2 29 (11.89%) ISO 9001
3 21 (8.61%) ISO 22301
4 19 (7.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 15 (6.15%) SLA
7 14 (5.74%) COBIT
8 12 (4.92%) NIST
9 9 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (3.28%) GPG13
10 8 (3.28%) ISO 14001
11 6 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (2.05%) QA
13 4 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (1.64%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 3 (1.23%) HIPAA
14 3 (1.23%) HMG Infosec
14 3 (1.23%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 28 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.46%) XenApp
5 5 (2.05%) Docker
6 4 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.82%) iptables
7 2 (0.82%) Squid
7 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.41%) KVM
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) SCCM
2 5 (2.05%) Puppet
2 5 (2.05%) SCOM
3 4 (1.64%) WSUS
4 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.82%) Nagios
5 2 (0.82%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.82%) SELinux
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) CASB
6 1 (0.41%) QRadar
6 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (16.80%) VMware
2 37 (15.16%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.43%) Cisco
4 20 (8.20%) CheckPoint
5 17 (6.97%) Meraki
6 15 (6.15%) Citrix
7 12 (4.92%) Fortinet
8 10 (4.10%) Aruba
8 10 (4.10%) HP
9 9 (3.69%) Palo Alto
10 8 (3.28%) NetApp
10 8 (3.28%) Oracle
11 6 (2.46%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.05%) EMC
12 5 (2.05%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (2.05%) Veeam
13 3 (1.23%) CommVault
13 3 (1.23%) IBM
13 3 (1.23%) Juniper
13 3 (1.23%) OpenText