Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 137 166
Rank change year-on-year -31 +29 +28
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 155 208 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 2.04% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.38% 14.55% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 125 154 139
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +12.43%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 1,252 1,430 1,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.75% 14.02% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 951 951 1,153
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +3 85 £45,000 - 12
Coventry -15 24 £55,000 +12.82% 7
Staffordshire +15 20 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Warwickshire 0 8 £52,500 -8.70%
Worcestershire +11 5 £51,270 +20.64% 2
Solihull -26 5 £44,000 -2.22%
Walsall -5 1 £18,000 -53.55%
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 99 (63.87%) Information Security
2 58 (37.42%) CISSP
3 52 (33.55%) ITIL
4 47 (30.32%) CISM
5 41 (26.45%) GDPR
6 38 (24.52%) Project Management
6 38 (24.52%) Firewall
7 37 (23.87%) Data Protection
8 35 (22.58%) PCI DSS
9 34 (21.94%) VMware
10 33 (21.29%) Windows
11 31 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 29 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (18.06%) Finance
13 28 (18.06%) PRINCE2
14 27 (17.42%) WAN
15 26 (16.77%) LAN
15 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
15 26 (16.77%) Business Continuity
15 26 (16.77%) COBIT
16 25 (16.13%) Degree
16 25 (16.13%) Risk Management
16 25 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (14.84%) Active Directory
18 23 (14.84%) SSL
18 23 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
19 22 (14.19%) Data Centre
19 22 (14.19%) IT Strategy
19 22 (14.19%) Windows Server

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 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.87%) IaaS
3 6 (3.87%) Office 365
3 6 (3.87%) PaaS
4 2 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.52%) Firewall
2 27 (17.42%) WAN
3 26 (16.77%) LAN
4 23 (14.84%) SSL
5 18 (11.61%) SAN
6 17 (10.97%) IPsec
6 17 (10.97%) VoIP
7 12 (7.74%) VPN
8 9 (5.81%) MPLS
8 9 (5.81%) Network Security
9 5 (3.23%) DNS
9 5 (3.23%) HTTP
9 5 (3.23%) VLAN
9 5 (3.23%) Wireless
10 4 (2.58%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (2.58%) DHCP
10 4 (2.58%) OSPF
10 4 (2.58%) TACACS
11 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.29%) MySQL
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.65%) GDB
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.65%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 16 (10.32%) Legal
3 5 (3.23%) Games
3 5 (3.23%) Publishing
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (26.45%) Analyst
2 39 (25.16%) Security Manager
3 24 (15.48%) Information Manager
4 21 (13.55%) Information Security Manager
4 21 (13.55%) Security Analyst
5 20 (12.90%) Information Analyst
6 19 (12.26%) IT Manager
7 18 (11.61%) Information Security Analyst
8 17 (10.97%) IT Security Manager
9 16 (10.32%) Support Analyst
10 12 (7.74%) Network Analyst
11 11 (7.10%) Consultant
11 11 (7.10%) Network Support
11 11 (7.10%) Network Support Analyst
12 9 (5.81%) Architect
12 9 (5.81%) Compliance Manager
12 9 (5.81%) Security Architect
12 9 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (5.81%) Senior Information Analyst
12 9 (5.81%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) .NET
2 3 (1.94%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.94%) CSS
2 3 (1.94%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.94%) HTML
2 3 (1.94%) Middleware
2 3 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.29%) HTML5
3 2 (1.29%) LAMP
3 2 (1.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) OAuth
4 1 (0.65%) OpenID
4 1 (0.65%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 22 (14.19%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.03%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.87%) CESG
6 6 (3.87%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.87%) Replication
7 5 (3.23%) CMDB
7 5 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.58%) BYOD
9 3 (1.94%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) Clustering
11 1 (0.65%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.65%) Online Games
11 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.29%) Windows
2 22 (14.19%) Windows Server
3 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.81%) Linux
5 4 (2.58%) Unix
6 3 (1.94%) Kali Linux
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.87%) Information Security
2 52 (33.55%) ITIL
3 38 (24.52%) Project Management
4 37 (23.87%) Data Protection
5 28 (18.06%) PRINCE2
6 26 (16.77%) Business Continuity
7 25 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 23 (14.84%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (14.19%) IT Strategy
10 21 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (12.90%) Network Design
12 19 (12.26%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (12.26%) Security Management
12 19 (12.26%) SIEM
13 18 (11.61%) Data Privacy
14 17 (10.97%) Translating Business Requirements
15 15 (9.68%) Presales
16 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (7.74%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.74%) SQL
2 8 (5.16%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.87%) Java
3 6 (3.87%) PHP
4 3 (1.94%) C
4 3 (1.94%) C#
4 3 (1.94%) C++
4 3 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (37.42%) CISSP
2 47 (30.32%) CISM
3 25 (16.13%) Degree
4 24 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (10.32%) CISA
6 15 (9.68%) CEH
7 12 (7.74%) CCNA
7 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (6.45%) MCSE
8 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 9 (5.81%) CCNP
9 9 (5.81%) CRISC
9 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (5.16%) SSCP
11 7 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (4.52%) ISEB
12 6 (3.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (3.87%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (26.45%) GDPR
2 35 (22.58%) PCI DSS
3 26 (16.77%) COBIT
4 13 (8.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (5.16%) GPG13
6 7 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (2.58%) ISO 22301
7 4 (2.58%) NIST 800
8 3 (1.94%) PMO
8 3 (1.94%) SLA
9 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (14.84%) Active Directory
3 17 (10.97%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.29%) Firmware
5 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) Docker
6 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) QRadar
1 4 (2.58%) SCCM
1 4 (2.58%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (1.94%) Nessus
3 2 (1.29%) Nmap
4 1 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.65%) Netcool
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (21.94%) VMware
2 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.81%) Cisco
4 6 (3.87%) Citrix
4 6 (3.87%) NetApp
5 5 (3.23%) Capita
5 5 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.23%) EMC
6 4 (2.58%) F5
6 4 (2.58%) HP
6 4 (2.58%) Meraki
6 4 (2.58%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.58%) Tripwire
7 3 (1.94%) IDERA
8 1 (0.65%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.65%) Juniper
8 1 (0.65%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.65%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
8 1 (0.65%) Veeam