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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 819 950 955
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +5
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 64 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.015% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 24
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -

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
10363 12540 12863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.59% 11.65% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8197 9938 10152
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Histogram in the UK

GPG13
Top 14 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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +137 56 £60,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands - 36 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham - 36 £60,000 - 1
South East +77 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Hampshire +11 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Farnborough -2 7 - -
South West +18 6 £50,000 - 2
London +85 5 £90,000 - 2
Bristol +12 3 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
Aldershot -1 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Manchester - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 64 (67.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (65.26%) CISSP
3 57 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (57.89%) SIEM
5 50 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
6 47 (49.47%) PCI DSS
6 47 (49.47%) Presales
7 45 (47.37%) Security Cleared
8 43 (45.26%) Information Security
9 38 (40.00%) CISM
9 38 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 37 (38.95%) Firewall
11 35 (36.84%) Security Management
12 34 (35.79%) Information Security Management
13 29 (30.53%) QRadar
14 26 (27.37%) Malware Analysis
14 26 (27.37%) Threat Detection
15 25 (26.32%) CEH
16 24 (25.26%) CISA
16 24 (25.26%) IBM
17 22 (23.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 22 (23.16%) Reverse Engineering
18 21 (22.11%) PKI
18 21 (22.11%) Server Hardening
18 21 (22.11%) Security Auditing
18 21 (22.11%) Virtual Environments
18 21 (22.11%) Data Loss Prevention
19 20 (21.05%) Mentoring
19 20 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
20 19 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 5 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (14.74%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 10 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (38.95%) Firewall
2 11 (11.58%) Network Security
3 8 (8.42%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.26%) NetScreen
5 3 (3.16%) DNS
5 3 (3.16%) FTP
5 3 (3.16%) HTTP
5 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.05%) IPv4
6 1 (1.05%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) Big Data
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Consultant
2 28 (29.47%) Architect
3 23 (24.21%) SIEM Consultant
4 14 (14.74%) Information Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Security Specialist
5 13 (13.68%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 13 (13.68%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 13 (13.68%) Network Consultant
5 13 (13.68%) Network Security Consultant
5 13 (13.68%) Security Architect
5 13 (13.68%) Security Consultant
5 13 (13.68%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 13 (13.68%) Senior Security Specialist
6 11 (11.58%) Security Manager
7 10 (10.53%) CISSP Architect
7 10 (10.53%) Security Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (8.42%) Principal Consultant
8 8 (8.42%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Regular Expression
2 4 (4.21%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.11%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.05%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) PKI
2 18 (18.95%) Management Information System
3 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 14 (14.74%) CESG
4 14 (14.74%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (9.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) Unix
3 4 (4.21%) Windows 2000
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Solaris
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) CentOS
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (57.89%) SIEM
3 50 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
4 47 (49.47%) Presales
5 43 (45.26%) Information Security
6 35 (36.84%) Security Management
7 34 (35.79%) Information Security Management
8 26 (27.37%) Malware Analysis
8 26 (27.37%) Threat Detection
9 22 (23.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 22 (23.16%) Reverse Engineering
10 21 (22.11%) Data Loss Prevention
10 21 (22.11%) Security Auditing
10 21 (22.11%) Server Hardening
10 21 (22.11%) Virtual Environments
11 20 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
11 20 (21.05%) Mentoring
12 19 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 18 (18.95%) Information Assurance
13 18 (18.95%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) Python
2 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.21%) Ruby
3 1 (1.05%) Lua
3 1 (1.05%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (65.26%) CISSP
2 45 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 38 (40.00%) CISM
3 38 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 25 (26.32%) CEH
5 24 (25.26%) CISA
6 17 (17.89%) DV Cleared
7 15 (15.79%) CCDP
7 15 (15.79%) CCIE
7 15 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (14.74%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (14.74%) CISMP
8 14 (14.74%) CRISC
9 8 (8.42%) CCNP
9 8 (8.42%) CCSE
9 8 (8.42%) MCSE
9 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (7.37%) ISACA
10 7 (7.37%) RHCA
11 6 (6.32%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (67.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (49.47%) PCI DSS
3 14 (14.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (14.74%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Snort
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (30.53%) QRadar
2 6 (6.32%) RSA enVision
3 4 (4.21%) Kibana
3 4 (4.21%) logstash
4 3 (3.16%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (3.16%) RSA Archer
5 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.05%) Nessus
6 1 (1.05%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) IBM
2 16 (16.84%) CheckPoint
2 16 (16.84%) Cisco
3 15 (15.79%) Sourcefire
4 14 (14.74%) ServiceNow
5 11 (11.58%) ArcSight
6 10 (10.53%) Juniper
7 9 (9.47%) Intel Security
7 9 (9.47%) Palo Alto
8 8 (8.42%) Splunk
9 6 (6.32%) FireEye
9 6 (6.32%) LogRhythm
10 5 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.26%) Oracle
10 5 (5.26%) TippingPoint
11 4 (4.21%) AlienVault
11 4 (4.21%) F5
11 4 (4.21%) Sophos
11 4 (4.21%) VMware
12 3 (3.16%) Crossbeam
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