Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BitLocker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BitLocker over the 6 months to 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK > England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 750 868 954
Rank change year-on-year +118 +86 +78
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 64 92 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.089% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.52% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 89
10th Percentile £28,938 £27,600 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,685 £40,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.21% -23.81% +10.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £72,500
90th Percentile " £68,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -20.00% +10.53%

BitLocker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14,228 17,820 22,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.04% 17.26% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11,696 14,790 18,595
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BitLocker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in England

BitLocker
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in England.

Salary trend for BitLocker in England

BitLocker
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing BitLocker in England over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in England

BitLocker
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the England region over the 6 months to 16 April 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
Midlands +46 27 £70,000 +40.00%
West Midlands +15 27 £70,000 +95.80%
London +94 13 £32,500 -33.67% 1
South West +17 13 - -
North of England +33 9 £42,500 +23.19% 2
Yorkshire +2 5 £44,870 +15.79%
North West +33 4 £37,500 +19.05% 2
South East +49 1 £25,000 -39.39% 2
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT jobs citing BitLocker 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 England region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 62 (96.88%) Windows
2 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 41 (64.06%) Microsoft 365
4 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
5 34 (53.13%) Azure
6 30 (46.88%) SCCM
7 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
7 29 (45.31%) Change Management
8 28 (43.75%) Firewall
9 25 (39.06%) Windows 10
10 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 24 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (35.94%) Citrix
12 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (29.69%) Problem Management
14 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Intune
15 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (26.56%) VMware
15 17 (26.56%) VPN
15 17 (26.56%) Cisco
16 16 (25.00%) MS Exchange
16 16 (25.00%) McAfee
16 16 (25.00%) Sophos
16 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
16 16 (25.00%) Apple
17 15 (23.44%) XenApp
17 15 (23.44%) XenDesktop
18 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
18 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 13 (20.31%) Mobile Device Management

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (64.06%) Microsoft 365
2 34 (53.13%) Azure
3 9 (14.06%) AWS
4 4 (6.25%) Mimecast
4 4 (6.25%) OneDrive
5 3 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.69%) GCP
5 3 (4.69%) IaaS
6 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.13%) PaaS
6 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) Firewall
2 17 (26.56%) VPN
3 13 (20.31%) iSCSI
4 10 (15.63%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (14.06%) DNS
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (9.38%) Network Security
6 6 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.81%) DHCP
8 4 (6.25%) Skype
9 1 (1.56%) DMZ
9 1 (1.56%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) IPsec
9 1 (1.56%) MPLS
9 1 (1.56%) SSL
9 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.56%) VLAN
9 1 (1.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
General
1 13 (20.31%) Digital Economy
2 4 (6.25%) Games
2 4 (6.25%) Publishing
3 3 (4.69%) Law
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Security Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Deskside Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) IT Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) IT Support
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) OAuth
1 2 (3.13%) SAML
2 1 (1.56%) COM
2 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.50%) PKI
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.81%) Driving Licence
5 5 (7.81%) iPad
6 3 (4.69%) Handset
6 3 (4.69%) iPhone
7 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) EPoS
7 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (96.88%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows 10
3 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 10 (15.63%) Mac OS
6 9 (14.06%) Linux
6 9 (14.06%) Unix
7 7 (10.94%) Android
8 6 (9.38%) Mac OS X
8 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Change Management
2 24 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (29.69%) Problem Management
4 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 13 (20.31%) ITIL
5 13 (20.31%) Mobile Device Management
5 13 (20.31%) Process Improvement
5 13 (20.31%) Server Management
6 12 (18.75%) Information Security
6 12 (18.75%) Service Management
7 11 (17.19%) Line Management
8 10 (15.63%) Antivirus Management
9 9 (14.06%) Analytics
9 9 (14.06%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (14.06%) Low Latency
9 9 (14.06%) Secure Coding
9 9 (14.06%) Security Operations
9 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
9 9 (14.06%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.06%) C++
2 9 (14.06%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) Perl
2 9 (14.06%) Python
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) MCP
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) GDPR
2 6 (9.38%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) PMO
4 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.44%) XenApp
3 15 (23.44%) XenDesktop
4 13 (20.31%) Firmware
4 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (20.31%) NFS
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (46.88%) SCCM
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (20.31%) Backup Exec
4 11 (17.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (12.50%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (3.13%) Nessus
6 2 (3.13%) OpenVAS
7 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) Citrix
3 17 (26.56%) Cisco
3 17 (26.56%) VMware
4 16 (25.00%) Apple
4 16 (25.00%) McAfee
4 16 (25.00%) Sophos
5 13 (20.31%) Veeam
6 11 (17.19%) Symantec
7 10 (15.63%) FireEye
7 10 (15.63%) Tanium
8 9 (14.06%) IBM
9 6 (9.38%) HP
9 6 (9.38%) Remedy
10 5 (7.81%) Meraki
10 5 (7.81%) Mitel
10 5 (7.81%) ServiceNow
10 5 (7.81%) TOWER Software
11 4 (6.25%) Becrypt
11 4 (6.25%) MobileIron