The table below looks at the statistics for GPG13 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 915 919 936
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 15 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 17
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%

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
12108 11577 11533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.08% 11.03% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9615 9019 8870
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

GPG13
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Histogram in the UK

GPG13
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 14 £60,000 +14.28% 2
South West - 10 £65,000 - 1
Bristol - 10 £65,000 -
Hampshire +18 3 £57,500 -8.00%
South East -18 3 £57,500 - 1
City of London +66 1 - -
London +14 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £57,500 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing GPG13 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPG13.

1 32 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 30 (88.24%) SC Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) SIEM
4 19 (55.88%) Intel Security
5 17 (50.00%) CISSP
5 17 (50.00%) ArcSight
5 17 (50.00%) Security Operations
6 13 (38.24%) Security Management
7 12 (35.29%) Sourcefire
8 11 (32.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (32.35%) SANS
8 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
9 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
10 9 (26.47%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (26.47%) SaaS
11 8 (23.53%) Information Security
12 7 (20.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (20.59%) Cisco
12 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
12 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (20.59%) Protective Monitoring
13 6 (17.65%) Open Source
13 6 (17.65%) Internet
13 6 (17.65%) Symantec
13 6 (17.65%) Windows
13 6 (17.65%) Linux
13 6 (17.65%) FTP
13 6 (17.65%) HTTP

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing GPG13 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPG13. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) SaaS
2 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 5 (14.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
1 6 (17.65%) FTP
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
2 5 (14.71%) Legal
2 5 (14.71%) Military
3 4 (11.76%) Electronics
3 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Principal Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Principal Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SIEM Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Operations Manager
6 3 (8.82%) SOC Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Velocity
2 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (17.65%) CESG
3 5 (14.71%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (14.71%) W3C
4 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) CentOS
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) SIEM
2 17 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 13 (38.24%) Security Management
4 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 8 (23.53%) Information Security
7 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (20.59%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (17.65%) Open Source
8 6 (17.65%) Presales
8 6 (17.65%) Workflow
9 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.71%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (14.71%) Microservices
9 5 (14.71%) MODAF
9 5 (14.71%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 5 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
9 5 (14.71%) Validation
9 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 30 (88.24%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) CISSP
4 11 (32.35%) SANS
5 5 (14.71%) CCSE
6 3 (8.82%) CISA
6 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (5.88%) CCNA
7 2 (5.88%) CCNP
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CISM
7 2 (5.88%) GCIA
7 2 (5.88%) GCIH
8 1 (2.94%) MCITP
8 1 (2.94%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
3 7 (20.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (14.71%) ISO22301
4 5 (14.71%) JSP 440
5 4 (11.76%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Snort
3 2 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (17.65%) QRadar
3 3 (8.82%) Nessus
4 2 (5.88%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.94%) Nmap
5 1 (2.94%) RSA enVision
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Intel Security
2 17 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 12 (35.29%) Sourcefire
4 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
5 6 (17.65%) Symantec
6 5 (14.71%) FireEye
6 5 (14.71%) Juniper
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Palo Alto
6 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.94%) AlienVault
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk
8 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro
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