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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Rank 892 875 875
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing HIPAA 4 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.034% 0.055% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 12
Average salary £75,000 £47,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -10.47%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -12.55%

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
11940 10914 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.48% 10.03% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9269 8535 9760
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

HIPAA Salary Histogram in the UK

HIPAA
Top 3 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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +16 3 £75,000 +36.98%
England -13 3 £75,000 +59.57%
City of London +21 2 £75,000 -50.00%

HIPAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (81.25%) PCI DSS
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Ruby
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (43.75%) CentOS
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Information Security
6 6 (37.50%) Nessus
6 6 (37.50%) Snort
6 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (37.50%) Nmap
6 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 6 (37.50%) Sophos
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
6 6 (37.50%) Metasploit
6 6 (37.50%) Imperva
6 6 (37.50%) SIEM
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) CISSP
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) CEH

HIPAA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Law
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Governance Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (37.50%) SIEM
3 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Perl
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CEH
2 4 (25.00%) OSCP
2 4 (25.00%) OSCE
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (12.50%) Basel II
3 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Snort
1 6 (37.50%) Nmap
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Varnish
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Sophos
2 6 (37.50%) Imperva
3 1 (6.25%) VMware