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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
Rank 814 904 916
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +12
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 37 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.014% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 25
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
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
9459 12034 11873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 12.17% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7549 9557 9323
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 £28,299 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +102 36 £50,000 -14.89% 2
West Midlands - 22 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham - 22 £52,500 - 1
South West +15 9 £50,000 -16.66%
Gloucestershire - 6 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 6 £50,000 -
London +56 3 £60,000 - 1
Bristol +2 3 - -
South East +64 1 £33,000 -42.60%
North West - 1 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £33,000 -
Manchester - 1 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £33,000 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 63 (67.74%) SIEM
2 57 (61.29%) Cybersecurity
2 57 (61.29%) Penetration Testing
3 52 (55.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (53.76%) CISSP
5 48 (51.61%) Presales
6 41 (44.09%) Firewall
7 40 (43.01%) Security Cleared
8 39 (41.94%) Information Security
8 39 (41.94%) PCI DSS
9 37 (39.78%) QRadar
10 35 (37.63%) Malware Analysis
11 33 (35.48%) CISM
12 32 (34.41%) Security Management
13 31 (33.33%) Information Security Management
14 30 (32.26%) IBM
14 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
15 29 (31.18%) Reverse Engineering
15 29 (31.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 27 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (29.03%) CEH
17 22 (23.66%) Management Information System
17 22 (23.66%) Threat Detection
18 20 (21.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 20 (21.51%) Information Assurance
18 20 (21.51%) Risk Management
19 18 (19.35%) CISA
19 18 (19.35%) PKI
19 18 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
19 18 (19.35%) 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 5 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
2 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (15.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Office 365
2 8 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.15%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (44.09%) Firewall
2 10 (10.75%) Network Security
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.30%) NetScreen
5 3 (3.23%) DNS
5 3 (3.23%) FTP
5 3 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.08%) IPv4
6 1 (1.08%) IPv6
6 1 (1.08%) LAN
6 1 (1.08%) SAN
6 1 (1.08%) TACACS
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) Big Data
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Consultant
2 30 (32.26%) SIEM Consultant
3 20 (21.51%) Architect
4 14 (15.05%) Information Manager
5 11 (11.83%) Security Consultant
5 11 (11.83%) Security Manager
5 11 (11.83%) Security Specialist
6 10 (10.75%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 10 (10.75%) Network Consultant
6 10 (10.75%) Network Security Consultant
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Security Specialist
7 9 (9.68%) Security Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 8 (8.60%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (8.60%) Security Architect
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) Regular Expression
2 6 (6.45%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.15%) PCRE
4 1 (1.08%) OAuth
4 1 (1.08%) OpenID
4 1 (1.08%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Management Information System
2 18 (19.35%) PKI
3 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
4 14 (15.05%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (11.83%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.60%) CESG
7 2 (2.15%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.53%) Windows 2000
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.45%) Solaris
5 6 (6.45%) Unix
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.15%) CentOS
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.74%) SIEM
2 57 (61.29%) Cybersecurity
2 57 (61.29%) Penetration Testing
3 48 (51.61%) Presales
4 39 (41.94%) Information Security
5 35 (37.63%) Malware Analysis
6 32 (34.41%) Security Management
7 31 (33.33%) Information Security Management
8 29 (31.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 29 (31.18%) Reverse Engineering
9 27 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
10 22 (23.66%) Threat Detection
11 20 (21.51%) Information Assurance
11 20 (21.51%) Risk Management
11 20 (21.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 18 (19.35%) Data Loss Prevention
12 18 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
12 18 (19.35%) Security Auditing
12 18 (19.35%) Server Hardening
12 18 (19.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) Python
2 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 6 (6.45%) Ruby
3 1 (1.08%) Lua
3 1 (1.08%) Perl
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (53.76%) CISSP
2 40 (43.01%) Security Cleared
3 33 (35.48%) CISM
4 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
5 27 (29.03%) CEH
6 18 (19.35%) CISA
7 15 (16.13%) DV Cleared
8 14 (15.05%) CISMP
8 14 (15.05%) CRISC
9 13 (13.98%) CCDP
9 13 (13.98%) CCIE
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (8.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (7.53%) Degree
11 7 (7.53%) ISACA
11 7 (7.53%) MCSE
11 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (7.53%) RHCA
12 6 (6.45%) CCNP
12 6 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (55.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (41.94%) PCI DSS
3 15 (16.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (15.05%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.53%) Snort
3 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) HDFS
5 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (39.78%) QRadar
2 11 (11.83%) CSIRT
3 6 (6.45%) ArcSight ESM
4 5 (5.38%) Kibana
4 5 (5.38%) logstash
4 5 (5.38%) RSA enVision
5 3 (3.23%) RSA Archer
6 2 (2.15%) Fluentd
6 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.08%) Nessus
7 1 (1.08%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) IBM
2 16 (17.20%) ArcSight
2 16 (17.20%) CheckPoint
2 16 (17.20%) Cisco
3 15 (16.13%) ServiceNow
4 14 (15.05%) Palo Alto
4 14 (15.05%) Sourcefire
4 14 (15.05%) Splunk
5 13 (13.98%) Juniper
6 9 (9.68%) Intel Security
6 9 (9.68%) VMware
7 8 (8.60%) F5
7 8 (8.60%) FireEye
8 7 (7.53%) LogRhythm
9 6 (6.45%) AlienVault
9 6 (6.45%) Crossbeam
9 6 (6.45%) Fortinet
9 6 (6.45%) Oracle
9 6 (6.45%) Sophos
9 6 (6.45%) TippingPoint
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