Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 904 647 969
Rank change year-on-year -257 +322 +62
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 85 30 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.068% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 19 62
10th Percentile £23,500 £33,649 £25,075
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,125 £35,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,750 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -24.09% +22.22% -10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,875 £53,438
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £43,000 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.56% +25.00% -10.00%

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 20,096 8,229 22,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.36% 18.69% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13,782 7,107 18,552
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,575
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,628 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.96% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
London -235 25 £75,000 +33.33% 6
North of England -120 21 £39,810 -0.48% 2
Yorkshire -84 18 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlands -107 17 £24,250 -65.36% 2
West Midlands -107 11 £23,500 -66.43% 1
South East -154 8 £52,500 +50.00% 2
East of England - 8 - -
South West -79 6 £41,000 +9.33% 1
East Midlands - 6 £32,500 - 1
North West -93 3 £43,000 - 2
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 77 (90.59%) Windows
2 75 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 65 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 61 (71.76%) Microsoft 365
5 54 (63.53%) Azure
6 51 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 49 (57.65%) Windows 10
8 39 (45.88%) Windows Server
8 39 (45.88%) SCCM
9 36 (42.35%) ITIL
10 34 (40.00%) Cisco
10 34 (40.00%) Apple
11 33 (38.82%) Social Skills
12 28 (32.94%) Android
13 27 (31.76%) SLA
14 26 (30.59%) PowerShell
15 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
15 25 (29.41%) Firewall
16 24 (28.24%) SharePoint
17 22 (25.88%) OneDrive
18 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
19 20 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
19 20 (23.53%) Apple iOS
20 19 (22.35%) Citrix
21 17 (20.00%) Project Management
21 17 (20.00%) Degree
22 16 (18.82%) Change Management
23 15 (17.65%) Service Management
23 15 (17.65%) SCOM
23 15 (17.65%) Server 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 24 (28.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.71%) SAS
3 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (71.76%) Microsoft 365
2 54 (63.53%) Azure
3 22 (25.88%) OneDrive
4 20 (23.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (14.12%) AWS
6 9 (10.59%) Power Platform
7 7 (8.24%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (7.06%) Mimecast
8 6 (7.06%) SaaS
9 5 (5.88%) IaaS
10 4 (4.71%) PaaS
11 1 (1.18%) PowerApps
11 1 (1.18%) Slack
11 1 (1.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) Firewall
2 14 (16.47%) DHCP
2 14 (16.47%) DNS
3 13 (15.29%) Cisco ISE
3 13 (15.29%) VPN
4 10 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (11.76%) LAN
4 10 (11.76%) WAN
5 6 (7.06%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (7.06%) VLAN
6 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.71%) Skype
6 4 (4.71%) Telepresence
7 3 (3.53%) Internet
7 3 (3.53%) Network Security
7 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.18%) MPLS
8 1 (1.18%) SAN
8 1 (1.18%) SSL
8 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.18%) Power BI
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) AutoIt
General
1 33 (38.82%) Social Skills
2 10 (11.76%) Law
3 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.41%) French Language
4 8 (9.41%) Spanish Language
5 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.71%) Digital Economy
7 3 (3.53%) Finance
8 2 (2.35%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.18%) Banking
9 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (10.59%) IT Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Network Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) COM
1 1 (1.18%) HTML
1 1 (1.18%) JSON
1 1 (1.18%) SAML
1 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.88%) PKI
3 5 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.53%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Housing Association
7 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 77 (90.59%) Windows
2 49 (57.65%) Windows 10
3 39 (45.88%) Windows Server
4 28 (32.94%) Android
5 20 (23.53%) Apple iOS
6 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.76%) Mac OS
8 8 (9.41%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (5.88%) Mac OS X
12 4 (4.71%) VMS
13 2 (2.35%) Linux
13 2 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) ITIL
2 17 (20.00%) Project Management
3 16 (18.82%) Change Management
4 15 (17.65%) Server Management
4 15 (17.65%) Service Management
5 14 (16.47%) Computer Science
5 14 (16.47%) Project Delivery
5 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
6 13 (15.29%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (14.12%) Problem Management
8 11 (12.94%) Business Development
8 11 (12.94%) Presales
9 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (10.59%) Information Security
11 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.41%) ITSM
11 8 (9.41%) Network Management
11 8 (9.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.06%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) VBScript
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (14.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (11.76%) MCSE
5 7 (8.24%) A+ Certification
6 6 (7.06%) CCNA
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.53%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) CISSP
9 2 (2.35%) CEH
9 2 (2.35%) CISA
9 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) GCFA
9 2 (2.35%) GCIH
9 2 (2.35%) GIAC
9 2 (2.35%) MCP
9 2 (2.35%) MCSA
9 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.76%) SLA
2 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (9.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (8.24%) GDPR
5 3 (3.53%) ISO 22301
5 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
5 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (3.53%) ITGC
5 3 (3.53%) NIST
6 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.18%) PMO
6 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 65 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.59%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.06%) XenApp
5 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.88%) VMware Server
6 4 (4.71%) NFS
7 3 (3.53%) Firmware
8 1 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 51 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (45.88%) SCCM
3 15 (17.65%) SCOM
4 10 (11.76%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (9.41%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (9.41%) WSUS
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (4.71%) Backup Exec
7 4 (4.71%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (4.71%) Nessus
8 2 (2.35%) EnCase
8 2 (2.35%) FTK
9 1 (1.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.18%) CASB
9 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 75 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (40.00%) Apple
2 34 (40.00%) Cisco
3 19 (22.35%) Citrix
4 14 (16.47%) VMware
5 12 (14.12%) SAP
6 8 (9.41%) Qualys
7 7 (8.24%) Meraki
8 5 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (5.88%) IBM
8 5 (5.88%) Veeam
9 4 (4.71%) Ariba
9 4 (4.71%) Avaya
9 4 (4.71%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.71%) CyberArk
9 4 (4.71%) McAfee
9 4 (4.71%) Polycom
9 4 (4.71%) Siemens
9 4 (4.71%) Sophos
9 4 (4.71%) Symantec