The table below looks at the statistics for HIPAA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HIPAA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Rank 864 869 872
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing HIPAA 14 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 5
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,050 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%

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
11059 10435 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 10.17% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8612 8030 9048
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

HIPAA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HIPAA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

HIPAA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HIPAA
Salary Trend

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

HIPAA Salary Trend in the UK

HIPAA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HIPAA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

HIPAA Salary Histogram in the UK

HIPAA
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HIPAA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 -11 14 £55,000 +10.00%
London -2 3 £75,000 +15.38%
Berkshire -23 3 £55,000 +15.78%
South East -37 3 £55,000 +15.78%
City of London - 3 £75,000 -
North West - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester - 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands +20 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Nottinghamshire +13 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Nottingham +11 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Slough -13 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing HIPAA 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 HIPAA.

1 14 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 10 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (55.56%) Information Security
3 9 (50.00%) CISM
3 9 (50.00%) CISSP
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Data Security
4 8 (44.44%) Open Source
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 6 (33.33%) CISA
7 5 (27.78%) Basel II
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
8 4 (22.22%) PKI
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Perl
9 3 (16.67%) PHP
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) CCIE
9 3 (16.67%) Network Security
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science

HIPAA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing HIPAA 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 HIPAA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.56%) NHS
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) Data Security
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.11%) Network Design
7 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CISM
1 9 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) CCIE
3 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
3 3 (16.67%) CHFI
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) GWAPT
4 2 (11.11%) GPEN
4 2 (11.11%) OSCP
4 2 (11.11%) OSCE
4 2 (11.11%) CEH
4 2 (11.11%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 10 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (27.78%) Basel II
4 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Snort
1 2 (11.11%) Nmap
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Varnish
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) Imperva
2 2 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat