Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 176 258
Rank change year-on-year -2 +82 +47
Permanent jobs citing NIST 58 90 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.02% 1.37% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.56% 9.53% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 1
Berkshire median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -24.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £63,000 £37,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £66,250 £73,750
South East median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% -9.43%

NIST is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 767 944 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.43% 14.34% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 540 700 533
Berkshire median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £76,100
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing NIST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for NIST in Berkshire

NIST
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NIST in Berkshire.

Salary trend for NIST in Berkshire

NIST
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NIST in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for NIST in Berkshire

NIST
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NIST within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +10 41 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Reading -2 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Slough +13 2 £95,000 +211.48%
Bracknell -13 2 £67,500 -6.90% 1
NIST
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing NIST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for NIST.

1 39 (67.24%) Degree
2 36 (62.07%) Computer Science
2 36 (62.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (56.90%) Azure
4 32 (55.17%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (51.72%) OAuth
6 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (46.55%) Information Security
8 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
8 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
9 23 (39.66%) B2B
9 23 (39.66%) B2C
9 23 (39.66%) MCSE
9 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (39.66%) SAML
9 23 (39.66%) CESG
9 23 (39.66%) MCITP
9 23 (39.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (39.66%) NCSC
10 22 (37.93%) CISSP
10 22 (37.93%) ITIL
11 17 (29.31%) COBIT
12 16 (27.59%) Legal
13 15 (25.86%) Firewall
14 13 (22.41%) Project Management
14 13 (22.41%) Data Protection
15 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
15 12 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 12 (20.69%) CISM
16 11 (18.97%) Security Testing

NIST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) Confluence
1 2 (3.45%) nginx
1 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 33 (56.90%) Azure
2 23 (39.66%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) SaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.45%) AWS
4 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.45%) Route 53
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
3 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.17%) tcpdump
3 3 (5.17%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 16 (27.59%) Legal
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 9 (15.52%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Subject Matter Expert
2 11 (18.97%) Active Directory Expert
3 7 (12.07%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) IT Architect
4 6 (10.34%) IT Security Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Cyber Security Incident Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Security Incident Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Incident Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) OAuth
2 23 (39.66%) SAML
3 7 (12.07%) OAuth2
3 7 (12.07%) OpenID
3 7 (12.07%) XACML
4 3 (5.17%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) CESG
2 9 (15.52%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (12.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (12.07%) PKI
3 7 (12.07%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (10.34%) Cyber Defence
4 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (5.17%) Robotics
8 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (3.45%) CentOS
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Computer Science
2 32 (55.17%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (46.55%) Information Security
4 23 (39.66%) B2B
4 23 (39.66%) B2C
5 22 (37.93%) ITIL
6 13 (22.41%) Data Protection
6 13 (22.41%) Project Management
7 11 (18.97%) Security Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Security Architecture
8 10 (17.24%) Threat Modelling
9 9 (15.52%) DevOps
9 9 (15.52%) OWASP
9 9 (15.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (13.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (13.79%) Security Operations
10 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) SIEM
10 8 (13.79%) Threat Intelligence
11 7 (12.07%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (67.24%) Degree
2 36 (62.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (39.66%) MCITP
3 23 (39.66%) MCSE
3 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (37.93%) CISSP
5 12 (20.69%) CISM
6 9 (15.52%) CISA
6 9 (15.52%) SANS
7 8 (13.79%) CEH
8 7 (12.07%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (6.90%) GIAC
9 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
10 3 (5.17%) CRISC
10 3 (5.17%) GCIA
10 3 (5.17%) GCIH
10 3 (5.17%) GREM
10 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.45%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (39.66%) NCSC
3 17 (29.31%) COBIT
4 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
4 12 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (17.24%) GDPR
6 6 (10.34%) Data Quality
7 4 (6.90%) QA
8 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.72%) ITGC
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Nessus
1 4 (6.90%) RSA Archer
2 3 (5.17%) Ansible
2 3 (5.17%) QRadar
3 2 (3.45%) CSIRT
3 2 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) CyberArk
3 7 (12.07%) Qualys
4 5 (8.62%) Splunk
5 4 (6.90%) Rapid7
6 3 (5.17%) AlgoSec
6 3 (5.17%) ArcSight
6 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix
6 3 (5.17%) Trend Micro
6 3 (5.17%) Zscaler
7 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.45%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) SAP