Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 159 247
Rank change year-on-year -27 +88 +88
Permanent jobs citing NIST 28 19 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.59% 0.60% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.14% 4.26% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 19
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
England median annual salary £66,045 £62,500 £68,250
% change year-on-year +5.67% -8.42% +5.00%

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 the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 676 446 1,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.30% 14.03% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 350 331 815
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,375 £34,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,875 £71,250 £75,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing NIST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for NIST in the East of England

NIST
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NIST in the East of England.

Salary trend for NIST in the East of England

NIST
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for NIST in the East of England

NIST
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NIST within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
Bedfordshire - 15 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -51 6 £66,250 +1.92%
Essex - 5 £90,000 - 3
Hertfordshire -19 2 £65,000 - 2
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for NIST.

1 20 (71.43%) CISSP
2 17 (60.71%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (50.00%) Azure
3 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 12 (42.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 12 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (42.86%) Information Security
5 11 (39.29%) SIEM
6 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (32.14%) Information Security Governance
7 9 (32.14%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) Firewall
8 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
8 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
9 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (25.00%) ISSAP
9 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (21.43%) NCSC
10 6 (21.43%) GDPR
10 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
10 6 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (21.43%) SaaS
10 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
10 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
11 5 (17.86%) CISM
11 5 (17.86%) Change Management

NIST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (21.43%) SaaS
3 4 (14.29%) AWS
4 3 (10.71%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 4 (14.29%) Law
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 6 (21.43%) SOC Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Information Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 12 (42.86%) Information Security
3 12 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 11 (39.29%) SIEM
5 9 (32.14%) Information Security Governance
5 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
7 7 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
8 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (17.86%) Change Management
9 5 (17.86%) IT Strategy
9 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
9 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.00%) ISSAP
4 5 (17.86%) CISM
5 4 (14.29%) CRISC
5 4 (14.29%) CSSLP
5 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 4 (14.29%) PMP
5 4 (14.29%) SANS
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) ISSEP
7 2 (7.14%) CCSP
8 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
8 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (21.43%) GDPR
3 6 (21.43%) NCSC
4 5 (17.86%) GRC
5 2 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (3.57%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
2 1 (3.57%) Darktrace
2 1 (3.57%) FireEye
2 1 (3.57%) IronPort
2 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.57%) NetWitness
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk