The table below looks at the statistics for GPG13 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
Rank 826 941 925
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -16
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 18 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.036%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 35
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9420 12344 11918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.12% 12.24% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7497 9787 9259
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

GPG13
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GPG13 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GPG13 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPG13
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Trend in the UK

GPG13
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPG13 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Histogram in the UK

GPG13
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +100 18 £50,000 -16.66% 3
West Midlands - 10 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 9 - - 1
London +51 3 £60,000 - 1
South West +16 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
South East +57 2 £33,000 -42.60% 1
Hampshire +15 1 - - 1
Aldershot +4 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £33,000 -
Surrey - 1 £33,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing GPG13 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GPG13.

1 61 (68.54%) SIEM
2 54 (60.67%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (59.55%) Penetration Testing
4 50 (56.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (55.06%) CISSP
6 42 (47.19%) Presales
7 40 (44.94%) Information Security
8 39 (43.82%) Security Cleared
9 36 (40.45%) Firewall
9 36 (40.45%) PCI DSS
10 35 (39.33%) QRadar
11 33 (37.08%) Malware Analysis
12 32 (35.96%) CISM
12 32 (35.96%) Security Management
13 30 (33.71%) Information Security Management
14 29 (32.58%) CEH
14 29 (32.58%) SC Cleared
15 27 (30.34%) IBM
16 26 (29.21%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 26 (29.21%) Reverse Engineering
17 24 (26.97%) Vulnerability Management
18 22 (24.72%) Management Information System
18 22 (24.72%) Risk Management
19 21 (23.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 21 (23.60%) Threat Detection
20 20 (22.47%) Information Assurance
21 18 (20.22%) CISA
21 18 (20.22%) ArcSight
21 18 (20.22%) Identity Access Management
22 17 (19.10%) Server Hardening

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.37%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (15.73%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) Office 365
2 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.25%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.45%) Firewall
2 9 (10.11%) Network Security
3 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.49%) NetScreen
5 3 (3.37%) DNS
5 3 (3.37%) FTP
5 3 (3.37%) HTTP
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.12%) Internet
6 1 (1.12%) IPv4
6 1 (1.12%) IPv6
6 1 (1.12%) LAN
6 1 (1.12%) SAN
6 1 (1.12%) TACACS
6 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Big Data
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (41.57%) Consultant
2 27 (30.34%) SIEM Consultant
3 19 (21.35%) Architect
4 14 (15.73%) Information Manager
5 11 (12.36%) Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Security Manager
5 11 (12.36%) Security Specialist
6 9 (10.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 9 (10.11%) Security Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Security Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Security Specialist
7 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (8.99%) Network Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Network Security Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Security Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) Regular Expression
2 7 (7.87%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.37%) PCRE
4 1 (1.12%) OAuth
4 1 (1.12%) OpenID
4 1 (1.12%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Management Information System
2 17 (19.10%) PKI
3 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
4 14 (15.73%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (13.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.87%) CESG
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Windows
3 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.87%) Windows 2000
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.74%) Solaris
5 6 (6.74%) Unix
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) SIEM
2 54 (60.67%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (59.55%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (47.19%) Presales
5 40 (44.94%) Information Security
6 33 (37.08%) Malware Analysis
7 32 (35.96%) Security Management
8 30 (33.71%) Information Security Management
9 26 (29.21%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 26 (29.21%) Reverse Engineering
10 24 (26.97%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (24.72%) Risk Management
12 21 (23.60%) Threat Detection
12 21 (23.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 20 (22.47%) Information Assurance
14 18 (20.22%) Identity Access Management
15 17 (19.10%) Data Loss Prevention
15 17 (19.10%) Security Auditing
15 17 (19.10%) Server Hardening
15 17 (19.10%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) Python
2 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
2 7 (7.87%) Ruby
3 1 (1.12%) Lua
3 1 (1.12%) Perl
3 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (55.06%) CISSP
2 39 (43.82%) Security Cleared
3 32 (35.96%) CISM
4 29 (32.58%) CEH
4 29 (32.58%) SC Cleared
5 18 (20.22%) CISA
6 14 (15.73%) CISMP
6 14 (15.73%) CRISC
6 14 (15.73%) DV Cleared
7 11 (12.36%) CCDP
7 11 (12.36%) CCIE
7 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (10.11%) Degree
9 7 (7.87%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (7.87%) ISACA
9 7 (7.87%) MCSE
9 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (7.87%) RHCA
10 6 (6.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (6.74%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (56.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (40.45%) PCI DSS
3 15 (16.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (15.73%) RMADS
5 1 (1.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.99%) Snort
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.37%) HDFS
5 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (39.33%) QRadar
2 12 (13.48%) CSIRT
3 6 (6.74%) ArcSight ESM
3 6 (6.74%) Kibana
3 6 (6.74%) logstash
4 5 (5.62%) RSA enVision
5 3 (3.37%) Fluentd
5 3 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.37%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.12%) Nessus
6 1 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) IBM
2 18 (20.22%) ArcSight
3 15 (16.85%) Palo Alto
3 15 (16.85%) ServiceNow
3 15 (16.85%) Splunk
4 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
4 14 (15.73%) Cisco
4 14 (15.73%) Sourcefire
5 13 (14.61%) Juniper
6 10 (11.24%) Intel Security
7 9 (10.11%) FireEye
7 9 (10.11%) VMware
8 8 (8.99%) F5
8 8 (8.99%) LogRhythm
9 7 (7.87%) AlienVault
9 7 (7.87%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.87%) Sophos
9 7 (7.87%) TippingPoint
10 6 (6.74%) Crossbeam
10 6 (6.74%) Oracle
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