Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 182 113
Rank change year-on-year +96 -69 +76
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 266 137 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.25% 1.36% 2.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.27% 10.41% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 162 109 184
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £36,325 £31,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £70,000
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 1,540 1,316 1,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.79% 13.07% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1,015 1,035
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £66,250
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +49 110 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Worcestershire +38 43 £51,250 - 1
Coventry +19 34 £55,000 +11.96% 6
Warwickshire +57 22 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Staffordshire +23 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Herefordshire - 16 £40,000 -
Solihull +14 15 £45,000 +76.47% 2
Halesowen +43 2 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £28,500 -
Shropshire +2 1 £65,000 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 183 (68.80%) Information Security
2 107 (40.23%) ITIL
3 104 (39.10%) CISSP
4 93 (34.96%) PCI DSS
5 79 (29.70%) GDPR
6 77 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 76 (28.57%) CISM
8 69 (25.94%) Security Cleared
9 66 (24.81%) Risk Management
10 64 (24.06%) Data Protection
11 63 (23.68%) Data Centre
12 62 (23.31%) Management Information System
13 58 (21.80%) SIEM
14 49 (18.42%) Cyber Essentials
15 48 (18.05%) Security Operations
16 46 (17.29%) Internal Audit
17 45 (16.92%) Degree
18 44 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
19 42 (15.79%) Firewall
19 42 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 41 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 40 (15.04%) Service Delivery
22 39 (14.66%) VMware
22 39 (14.66%) Cybersecurity
23 37 (13.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 36 (13.53%) CEH
25 32 (12.03%) IT Governance
25 32 (12.03%) Project Management
25 32 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
26 31 (11.65%) SC Cleared

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 13 (4.89%) MS Exchange
1 13 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.38%) Apache
2 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) assyst
2 4 (1.50%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.28%) IaaS
3 28 (10.53%) PaaS
4 26 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (9.77%) Office 365
5 15 (5.64%) SaaS
6 5 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.50%) Route 53
7 4 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.13%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.79%) Firewall
2 22 (8.27%) DNS
2 22 (8.27%) Network Security
3 19 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (4.14%) Internet
5 10 (3.76%) LAN
5 10 (3.76%) WAN
6 8 (3.01%) VPN
7 7 (2.63%) DHCP
8 6 (2.26%) SAN
9 5 (1.88%) HTTP
9 5 (1.88%) MPLS
10 4 (1.50%) SSL
11 3 (1.13%) IPsec
11 3 (1.13%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.13%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.13%) VoIP
12 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.26%) MySQL
1 14 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (4.51%) DB2
2 12 (4.51%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.51%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.75%) MS Access
8 1 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (9.40%) Finance
2 19 (7.14%) Retail
3 15 (5.64%) Publishing
4 9 (3.38%) Legal
5 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.88%) Advertising
7 3 (1.13%) Local Government
8 2 (0.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (22.93%) Security Manager
2 40 (15.04%) Information Manager
2 40 (15.04%) Information Security Manager
3 37 (13.91%) Analyst
4 33 (12.41%) Team Leader
5 28 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 26 (9.77%) Architect
7 22 (8.27%) Information Analyst
7 22 (8.27%) Information Security Analyst
8 21 (7.89%) IT Manager
9 20 (7.52%) Compliance Manager
9 20 (7.52%) Security Compliance Manager
10 19 (7.14%) Security Specialist
11 18 (6.77%) IT Security Manager
12 15 (5.64%) Junior
12 15 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (5.26%) Information Security Compliance Manager
14 12 (4.51%) Consultant
14 12 (4.51%) DBA
15 11 (4.14%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) COM
2 1 (0.38%) LAMP
2 1 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.38%) LDAP
2 1 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 62 (23.31%) Management Information System
3 29 (10.90%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.64%) CMDB
6 13 (4.89%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (3.01%) CESG
10 5 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.88%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.88%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.88%) Replication
11 4 (1.50%) BYOD
11 4 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.50%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.13%) NHS
12 3 (1.13%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.75%) AS400
13 2 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.90%) Windows
2 20 (7.52%) Linux
3 19 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.26%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.50%) Unix
9 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.75%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (68.80%) Information Security
2 107 (40.23%) ITIL
3 66 (24.81%) Risk Management
4 64 (24.06%) Data Protection
5 58 (21.80%) SIEM
6 48 (18.05%) Security Operations
7 46 (17.29%) Internal Audit
8 42 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (15.04%) Service Delivery
10 39 (14.66%) Cybersecurity
11 37 (13.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 32 (12.03%) IT Governance
12 32 (12.03%) Project Management
13 28 (10.53%) ITIL V3
13 28 (10.53%) Service Management
14 27 (10.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (10.15%) ISMS
15 26 (9.77%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (9.40%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (9.40%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.52%) SQL
2 7 (2.63%) Python
3 6 (2.26%) PHP
4 5 (1.88%) Java
4 5 (1.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.75%) VBA
7 1 (0.38%) C
7 1 (0.38%) C++
7 1 (0.38%) Perl
7 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 104 (39.10%) CISSP
2 76 (28.57%) CISM
3 69 (25.94%) Security Cleared
4 45 (16.92%) Degree
5 36 (13.53%) CEH
6 31 (11.65%) SC Cleared
7 25 (9.40%) CISA
8 19 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (6.02%) ISEB
10 15 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (5.64%) PMI Certification
10 15 (5.64%) PMP
11 14 (5.26%) CRISC
12 12 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (3.76%) CISMP
14 10 (3.76%) MCSE
15 7 (2.63%) MCITP
16 6 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (34.96%) PCI DSS
2 79 (29.70%) GDPR
3 49 (18.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (8.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 20 (7.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 18 (6.77%) ISO 9001
7 16 (6.02%) GPG13
8 14 (5.26%) SLA
9 13 (4.89%) QA
10 10 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (3.01%) COBIT
12 7 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 6 (2.26%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (1.88%) BS25999
14 5 (1.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (1.50%) ISO 31000
16 3 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17025
17 2 (0.75%) PMO
17 2 (0.75%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 32 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.26%) Docker
4 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.13%) Firmware
5 3 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) iptables
6 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.38%) Squid
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) SCCM
1 6 (2.26%) WSUS
2 5 (1.88%) OpenVAS
3 4 (1.50%) Ansible
3 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.50%) Puppet
3 4 (1.50%) QRadar
4 3 (1.13%) Nessus
4 3 (1.13%) SCOM
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.38%) EnCase
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) SELinux
6 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 77 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.66%) VMware
3 21 (7.89%) NetApp
4 20 (7.52%) Citrix
5 15 (5.64%) CheckPoint
5 15 (5.64%) EMC
6 9 (3.38%) Cisco
7 7 (2.63%) AlienVault
8 6 (2.26%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (1.13%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.13%) Qualys
9 3 (1.13%) Rapid7
9 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.38%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.38%) F5
11 1 (0.38%) HP
11 1 (0.38%) IBM
11 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.38%) Tableau