Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 876 731 969
Rank change year-on-year -145 +238 +69
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 69 53 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.085% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 70
10th Percentile £26,625 £26,849 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,280 £33,563 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,750 £40,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.91% -14.21% -5.00%
75th Percentile £73,125 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £64,700
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% -5.00%

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 19,074 11,202 23,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.01% 18.07% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13,506 9,415 19,287
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,900 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
North of England -48 23 £39,810 -0.48% 2
London -122 22 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire -49 18 £39,810 +17.96% 1
Midlands -88 13 £32,500 -26.97% 4
South West - 10 £41,000 -
West Midlands -87 8 £43,750 +30.60% 4
East Midlands -41 5 £32,500 -38.10%
North West -43 5 £42,500 +2.41% 1
South East -93 1 - - 4
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (89.86%) Windows
2 56 (81.16%) Microsoft
2 56 (81.16%) Microsoft 365
3 47 (68.12%) Windows 10
4 46 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 40 (57.97%) PowerShell
5 40 (57.97%) Azure
6 38 (55.07%) Windows Server
7 34 (49.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 30 (43.48%) Social Skills
9 29 (42.03%) Cisco
9 29 (42.03%) Citrix
9 29 (42.03%) ITIL
10 27 (39.13%) SCCM
11 25 (36.23%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (36.23%) Apple
12 24 (34.78%) Firewall
13 20 (28.99%) Android
14 19 (27.54%) Cisco ISE
15 18 (26.09%) OneDrive
15 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
16 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (24.64%) VMware
16 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
17 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (23.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 15 (21.74%) Project Management
18 15 (21.74%) MCSE
19 14 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
20 13 (18.84%) SCOM

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 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (81.16%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (57.97%) Azure
3 18 (26.09%) OneDrive
4 16 (23.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (10.14%) AWS
6 6 (8.70%) Mimecast
7 4 (5.80%) IaaS
8 3 (4.35%) PaaS
8 3 (4.35%) SaaS
9 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.90%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.45%) PowerApps
10 1 (1.45%) Slack
10 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) Firewall
2 19 (27.54%) Cisco ISE
3 9 (13.04%) DNS
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (11.59%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (11.59%) VPN
5 7 (10.14%) Network Security
6 6 (8.70%) DHCP
6 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.70%) Skype
7 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.35%) WAN
9 2 (2.90%) ADSL
9 2 (2.90%) Internet
9 2 (2.90%) LAN
9 2 (2.90%) SSL
10 1 (1.45%) HTTP
10 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.45%) PBX
10 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) AutoIt
General
1 30 (43.48%) Social Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Digital Economy
3 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Law
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Finance
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) SAML
2 2 (2.90%) OAuth
3 1 (1.45%) COM
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.04%) PKI
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 47 (68.12%) Windows 10
3 38 (55.07%) Windows Server
4 20 (28.99%) Android
5 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 12 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 10 (14.49%) Mac OS
8 7 (10.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) ITIL
2 15 (21.74%) Project Management
3 14 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.39%) Change Management
4 12 (17.39%) DNA
4 12 (17.39%) Network Management
4 12 (17.39%) Server Management
5 11 (15.94%) Presales
5 11 (15.94%) Service Management
6 10 (14.49%) Business Development
6 10 (14.49%) DevOps
6 10 (14.49%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
7 9 (13.04%) ITSM
7 9 (13.04%) Line Management
7 9 (13.04%) Project Delivery
7 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.59%) Application Packaging
8 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.04%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) C
5 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.74%) MCSE
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (8.70%) Degree
5 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.35%) MCP
6 3 (4.35%) MCSA
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CISM
8 1 (1.45%) CISMP
8 1 (1.45%) CISSP
8 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 6 (8.70%) GDPR
3 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (2.90%) PMO
5 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 46 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
4 8 (11.59%) XenApp
5 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.70%) NFS
6 5 (7.25%) VMware Server
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.90%) Firmware
8 2 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (39.13%) SCCM
3 13 (18.84%) SCOM
4 11 (15.94%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.35%) Nessus
6 3 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.35%) WSUS
7 2 (2.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.90%) OpenVAS
8 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.45%) CASB
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 56 (81.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (42.03%) Cisco
2 29 (42.03%) Citrix
3 25 (36.23%) Apple
4 17 (24.64%) VMware
5 8 (11.59%) Meraki
6 6 (8.70%) McAfee
6 6 (8.70%) Sophos
6 6 (8.70%) Veeam
7 5 (7.25%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (5.80%) Remedy
9 3 (4.35%) HP
9 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.90%) Becrypt
10 2 (2.90%) CA
10 2 (2.90%) Darktrace
10 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.45%) FireEye