Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 170 253
Rank change year-on-year +15 +83 +26
Permanent jobs citing NIST 69 81 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.37% 1.44% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.47% 9.50% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 9
Berkshire median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +38.89% -50.00%
10th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £41,650
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +20.00% -20.00%

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 815 853 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.14% 15.12% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 541 611 667
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £76,250 £76,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +1 21 £80,000 +28.00% 2
Reading +6 16 £65,000 -18.75% 3
Slough - 11 £95,000 -
Bracknell +26 9 £70,000 -3.45%
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
NIST
South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 56 (81.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (68.12%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (42.03%) OWASP
4 25 (36.23%) Information Security
5 24 (34.78%) CISSP
6 22 (31.88%) Security Architecture
7 21 (30.43%) CISM
8 19 (27.54%) SANS
9 18 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (26.09%) DevOps
9 18 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (26.09%) COBIT
10 17 (24.64%) Security Testing
10 17 (24.64%) SIEM
10 17 (24.64%) Security Operations
11 16 (23.19%) QA
12 15 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (21.74%) ITIL
12 15 (21.74%) Firewall
12 15 (21.74%) Cyberattack
13 14 (20.29%) Qualys
14 13 (18.84%) Linux
14 13 (18.84%) Threat Intelligence
14 13 (18.84%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (17.39%) Incident Management
16 11 (15.94%) CEH
16 11 (15.94%) GSEC
16 11 (15.94%) GDPR
16 11 (15.94%) Security Monitoring

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 1 (1.45%) Apache
1 1 (1.45%) Confluence
1 1 (1.45%) nginx
1 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Akamai
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.45%) Apigee
2 1 (1.45%) AWS
2 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Route 53
2 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 7 (10.14%) Network Security
3 5 (7.25%) VPN
3 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
4 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) ReSharper
1 7 (10.14%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.94%) Public Sector
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Legal
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.14%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Security Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Architect
3 13 (18.84%) Security Architect
4 9 (13.04%) QA Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Head of Security
5 8 (11.59%) Security Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) IT Architect
6 7 (10.14%) IT Security Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Head of Operations
7 6 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Security Specialist
7 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) OAuth
1 8 (11.59%) OAuth2
1 8 (11.59%) Web Services
1 8 (11.59%) XACML
2 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) .NET Core
2 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
2 7 (10.14%) OpenID
3 1 (1.45%) EDI
3 1 (1.45%) RESTful
3 1 (1.45%) Spring
3 1 (1.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Cyberattack
2 10 (14.49%) Cloud Native
3 8 (11.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (11.59%) PKI
4 7 (10.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.90%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (68.12%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (42.03%) OWASP
3 25 (36.23%) Information Security
4 22 (31.88%) Security Architecture
5 18 (26.09%) DevOps
5 18 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (24.64%) Security Operations
6 17 (24.64%) Security Testing
6 17 (24.64%) SIEM
7 15 (21.74%) ITIL
7 15 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (18.84%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 13 (18.84%) Threat Intelligence
9 12 (17.39%) Incident Management
9 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (15.94%) Security Monitoring
11 10 (14.49%) Open Source
11 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
12 9 (13.04%) TOGAF
12 9 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.70%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) CISSP
2 21 (30.43%) CISM
3 19 (27.54%) SANS
4 11 (15.94%) CEH
4 11 (15.94%) GSEC
5 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.59%) TOGAF Certification
6 6 (8.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.70%) SSCP
7 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) CISA
9 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (81.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (26.09%) COBIT
2 18 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (23.19%) QA
4 11 (15.94%) GDPR
5 10 (14.49%) PCI DSS
6 6 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (8.70%) NIST 800
7 4 (5.80%) JSP 440
7 4 (5.80%) NCSC
7 4 (5.80%) RMADS
8 2 (2.90%) ISO 22301
9 1 (1.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Nessus
2 9 (13.04%) HP Fortify
2 9 (13.04%) WebInspect
3 5 (7.25%) Nmap
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Qualys
2 9 (13.04%) Black Duck
2 9 (13.04%) Micro Focus
2 9 (13.04%) Sonatype
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.45%) BiZZdesign
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) Dell
6 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.45%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) OutSystems
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) Sun