Period
to

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 253 214 165
Rank change year-on-year -39 -49 +55
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 1,035 480 161
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.45% 1.52% 1.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.01% 13.23% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 856 417 152
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,069
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.13% +10.14%
75th Percentile £75,000 £69,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,138
% change year-on-year +9.09% -0.25% +3.57%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,486 3,628 982
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.08% 11.50% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,058 2,708 808
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

ISO/IEC 27001
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

ISO/IEC 27001 trend for jobs with a WFH option

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing ISO/IEC 27001.

ISO/IEC 27001 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

ISO/IEC 27001
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing ISO/IEC 27001 over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

ISO/IEC 27001 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, ISO/IEC 27001 job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 585 (56.52%) Information Security
2 424 (40.97%) Cybersecurity
3 346 (33.43%) CISSP
4 336 (32.46%) Azure
5 295 (28.50%) GDPR
6 293 (28.31%) NIST
7 269 (25.99%) Microsoft
8 236 (22.80%) CISM
8 236 (22.80%) Management Information System
9 234 (22.61%) Social Skills
10 231 (22.32%) Risk Management
10 231 (22.32%) Finance
11 230 (22.22%) PCI DSS
12 220 (21.26%) Cyber Essentials
13 215 (20.77%) Microsoft 365
14 200 (19.32%) Data Protection
15 192 (18.55%) AWS
16 186 (17.97%) Firewall
17 176 (17.00%) ITIL
18 174 (16.81%) Windows
19 150 (14.49%) Security Management
20 146 (14.11%) SIEM
21 142 (13.72%) Security Operations
22 138 (13.33%) Active Directory
23 136 (13.14%) Security Cleared
24 133 (12.85%) DevOps
24 133 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
25 123 (11.88%) Information Security Management
25 123 (11.88%) ISMS
26 119 (11.50%) Incident Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 46 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
4 9 (0.87%) CMS
4 9 (0.87%) Umbraco
4 9 (0.87%) WordPress
5 8 (0.77%) Confluence
5 8 (0.77%) IIS
5 8 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.097%) Apache
7 1 (0.097%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.097%) Drupal
7 1 (0.097%) nginx
7 1 (0.097%) Openfire
7 1 (0.097%) SAS
7 1 (0.097%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (1.45%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.48%) assyst
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.19%) Maximo
3 2 (0.19%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.097%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 336 (32.46%) Azure
2 215 (20.77%) Microsoft 365
3 192 (18.55%) AWS
4 114 (11.01%) SaaS
5 72 (6.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 64 (6.18%) GCP
7 38 (3.67%) Google Workspace
8 32 (3.09%) IaaS
9 30 (2.90%) Azure Sentinel
9 30 (2.90%) PaaS
10 23 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (2.03%) Mimecast
11 21 (2.03%) Power Platform
12 11 (1.06%) Cloud Composer
12 11 (1.06%) Google Data Studio
12 11 (1.06%) Matillion
13 9 (0.87%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.87%) Power Automate
14 7 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 186 (17.97%) Firewall
2 68 (6.57%) Network Security
3 50 (4.83%) DNS
4 45 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 43 (4.15%) TCP/IP
6 37 (3.57%) VPN
7 32 (3.09%) DHCP
8 23 (2.22%) Internet
9 16 (1.55%) SSL
10 13 (1.26%) SAN
10 13 (1.26%) WAN
11 10 (0.97%) NGFW
12 8 (0.77%) LAN
13 7 (0.68%) NAS
13 7 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.68%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.58%) IPsec
14 6 (0.58%) SNMP
14 6 (0.58%) VLAN
15 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.80%) MySQL
3 19 (1.84%) Power BI
4 18 (1.74%) Big Data
4 18 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (1.06%) BigQuery
8 11 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.06%) Looker
8 11 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.06%) QlikView
8 11 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.06%) Tableau
9 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.77%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.32%) JIRA
3 11 (1.06%) Postman
4 7 (0.68%) Chocolatey
4 7 (0.68%) ERwin
4 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.48%) RSpec
6 4 (0.39%) GitLab
6 4 (0.39%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.29%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.19%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.19%) Selenium
8 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.097%) Ant
9 1 (0.097%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.097%) Eclipse
General
1 234 (22.61%) Social Skills
2 231 (22.32%) Finance
3 93 (8.99%) Legal
4 76 (7.34%) Public Sector
5 63 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (5.22%) Manufacturing
7 52 (5.02%) Telecoms
8 34 (3.29%) Organisational Skills
9 27 (2.61%) Presentation Skills
9 27 (2.61%) Retail
10 25 (2.42%) Law
11 23 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
12 22 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 20 (1.93%) Marketing
14 15 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
15 14 (1.35%) Banking
16 12 (1.16%) Games
17 11 (1.06%) Electronics
18 7 (0.68%) Back Office
19 5 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 183 (17.68%) Analyst
2 176 (17.00%) Security Manager
3 127 (12.27%) Security Analyst
4 105 (10.14%) Consultant
5 89 (8.60%) Information Manager
6 87 (8.41%) Security Consultant
7 82 (7.92%) Information Security Manager
8 79 (7.63%) IT Manager
9 73 (7.05%) Security Engineer
9 73 (7.05%) Security Officer
10 60 (5.80%) IT Security Manager
11 52 (5.02%) IT Analyst
12 50 (4.83%) Information Security Officer
13 49 (4.73%) Information Officer
14 48 (4.64%) Information Analyst
15 47 (4.54%) Information Security Analyst
15 47 (4.54%) IT Security Analyst
16 44 (4.25%) Architect
17 34 (3.29%) Security Specialist
17 34 (3.29%) Technology Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.03%) CSS
2 20 (1.93%) HTML
3 19 (1.84%) SAML
4 15 (1.45%) .NET
5 12 (1.16%) RESTful
6 11 (1.06%) React
6 11 (1.06%) REST
7 10 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.87%) ARM Templates
8 9 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (0.68%) Entity Framework
9 7 (0.68%) Node.js
10 6 (0.58%) Web Services
11 5 (0.48%) .NET Core
11 5 (0.48%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.48%) Kafka
11 5 (0.48%) OAuth
11 5 (0.48%) OpenID
11 5 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 236 (22.80%) Management Information System
2 73 (7.05%) Data Protection Act
3 37 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 35 (3.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 29 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (1.74%) PKI
9 17 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 17 (1.64%) User Experience
10 15 (1.45%) Cloud Native
10 15 (1.45%) Cyberattack
11 12 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (0.87%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (0.68%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 174 (16.81%) Windows
2 110 (10.63%) Linux
3 80 (7.73%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.13%) Unix
5 21 (2.03%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.16%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (0.77%) CentOS
9 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.48%) AIX
13 4 (0.39%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.29%) zOS
15 2 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (56.52%) Information Security
2 424 (40.97%) Cybersecurity
3 231 (22.32%) Risk Management
4 200 (19.32%) Data Protection
5 176 (17.00%) ITIL
6 150 (14.49%) Security Management
7 146 (14.11%) SIEM
8 142 (13.72%) Security Operations
9 133 (12.85%) DevOps
9 133 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
10 123 (11.88%) Information Security Management
10 123 (11.88%) ISMS
11 119 (11.50%) Incident Management
12 115 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
13 113 (10.92%) Agile
14 98 (9.47%) Vulnerability Management
15 95 (9.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 90 (8.70%) Service Delivery
17 89 (8.60%) Business Continuity
18 84 (8.12%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 72 (6.96%) SQL
2 65 (6.28%) Python
3 54 (5.22%) PowerShell
4 23 (2.22%) Bash
5 21 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 16 (1.55%) C#
7 14 (1.35%) Java
8 12 (1.16%) Go
9 8 (0.77%) Ruby
10 5 (0.48%) C++
10 5 (0.48%) PHP
10 5 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.39%) VB
12 3 (0.29%) Perl
13 2 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.19%) R
13 2 (0.19%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.097%) C
14 1 (0.097%) COBOL
14 1 (0.097%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 346 (33.43%) CISSP
2 236 (22.80%) CISM
3 136 (13.14%) Security Cleared
4 108 (10.43%) Degree
5 104 (10.05%) CISA
6 100 (9.66%) SC Cleared
7 69 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 63 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (6.09%) CRISC
9 44 (4.25%) CISMP
10 40 (3.86%) DBS Check
11 38 (3.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 35 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (3.19%) CompTIA Security+
14 32 (3.09%) CCSP
15 31 (3.00%) CompTIA CySA+
16 30 (2.90%) CASP
17 26 (2.51%) CEH
17 26 (2.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
18 25 (2.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (28.50%) GDPR
2 293 (28.31%) NIST
3 230 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 220 (21.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 111 (10.72%) GRC
6 101 (9.76%) NCSC
7 54 (5.22%) COBIT
8 53 (5.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 50 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 38 (3.67%) SOC 2
11 35 (3.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 33 (3.19%) HIPAA
12 33 (3.19%) ISO 9001
13 32 (3.09%) ISO 22301
14 26 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 24 (2.32%) JSP 440
15 24 (2.32%) RMADS
16 17 (1.64%) BS25999
16 17 (1.64%) SLA
17 14 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 138 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.35%) Docker
5 7 (0.68%) Snort
5 7 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.58%) vSphere
7 5 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.39%) Firmware
9 2 (0.19%) pfSense
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.097%) ACF2
10 1 (0.097%) iptables
10 1 (0.097%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.097%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.097%) RACF
10 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (5.02%) Terraform
2 46 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 26 (2.51%) Ansible
4 25 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (2.03%) SCCM
5 21 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
6 19 (1.84%) CASB
7 18 (1.74%) Puppet
8 12 (1.16%) CSIRT
9 9 (0.87%) Nessus
10 8 (0.77%) RSA Archer
11 7 (0.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 7 (0.68%) yum
12 6 (0.58%) EnCase
12 6 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.58%) WSUS
13 4 (0.39%) FTK
13 4 (0.39%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.29%) Suricata
Vendors
1 269 (25.99%) Microsoft
2 95 (9.18%) Google
3 55 (5.31%) VMware
4 49 (4.73%) Cisco
5 34 (3.29%) NEC
5 34 (3.29%) Northgate
6 27 (2.61%) Oracle
7 17 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 15 (1.45%) Darktrace
9 13 (1.26%) Veeam
10 12 (1.16%) Meraki
11 11 (1.06%) McAfee
11 11 (1.06%) Qualys
11 11 (1.06%) SAP
11 11 (1.06%) Splunk
11 11 (1.06%) Talend
11 11 (1.06%) Teradata
12 9 (0.87%) Rapid7
12 9 (0.87%) Sophos