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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Rank 885 877 872
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing HIPAA 12 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 7
Average salary £68,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,500 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
11682 10934 11662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 9.99% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 8385 9540
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

HIPAA Salary Histogram in the UK

HIPAA
Top 13 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 19 December 2014. 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 -3 12 £68,750 +37.50%
London +25 5 £75,000 +11.94%
City of London - 5 £75,000 -
Manchester - 3 £50,000 -
North West - 3 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +28 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Nottingham +8 1 £42,500 -22.72%
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Coventry - 1 £62,500 -

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (68.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
4 8 (50.00%) Data Security
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) CISSP
5 6 (37.50%) CISA
5 6 (37.50%) CISM
5 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Basel II
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) PKI
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) PCI QSA
8 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
9 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering

HIPAA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Redis
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) IT Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) PKI
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Data Security
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
1 6 (37.50%) CISA
1 6 (37.50%) CISM
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) PCI QSA
4 2 (12.50%) GWAPT
4 2 (12.50%) GPEN
4 2 (12.50%) OSCP
4 2 (12.50%) OSCE
4 2 (12.50%) GCIH
4 2 (12.50%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (68.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (31.25%) Basel II
4 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (6.25%) COBIT
5 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Varnish
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) IBM