Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GPG13 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPG13 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1137 1114 1246
Rank change year-on-year -23 +132 +31
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 29 89 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.050% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 22
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +20.00% -9.91%
10th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +30.00% -9.91%

GPG13 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21522 23275 26394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.75% 12.99% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16200 18533 21056
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,367
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.68% +3.04%

GPG13
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GPG13 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GPG13 in England

GPG13
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 in England.

Salary trend for GPG13 in England

GPG13
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPG13 in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GPG13 in England

GPG13
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -13 9 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -22 9 £60,000 +9.09% 1
London +12 8 £70,000 -17.65% 1
South West +9 7 - -
South East +19 4 - - 1
East of England 0 1 £38,316 -
GPG13
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing GPG13 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GPG13.

1 26 (89.66%) SIEM
2 23 (79.31%) Information Security
3 20 (68.97%) CISSP
4 19 (65.52%) Analytics
5 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (58.62%) Sourcefire
7 16 (55.17%) CEH
7 16 (55.17%) Firewall
7 16 (55.17%) Python
7 16 (55.17%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (51.72%) Event Correlation
8 15 (51.72%) ITIL
8 15 (51.72%) Snort
8 15 (51.72%) ArcSight
9 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
9 13 (44.83%) Service Management
10 12 (41.38%) Linux
10 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
11 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
11 11 (37.93%) Degree
11 11 (37.93%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (34.48%) Computer Forensics
12 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
13 9 (31.03%) VMware
13 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
13 9 (31.03%) Regular Expression
13 9 (31.03%) Big Data
14 8 (27.59%) OSCP
14 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
14 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell

GPG13
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 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) Apache Spark
2 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) IaaS
1 6 (20.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) FTP
2 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Big Data
1 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Security Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Security Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Security Solutions Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) SOC Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (3.45%) Information Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) SIEM Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Regular Expression
2 8 (27.59%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (27.59%) PCRE
3 5 (17.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (24.14%) Cyber Defence
4 6 (20.69%) CMDB
4 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Kali Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) SIEM
2 23 (79.31%) Information Security
3 19 (65.52%) Analytics
4 16 (55.17%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (51.72%) Event Correlation
5 15 (51.72%) ITIL
6 13 (44.83%) Service Management
6 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
7 10 (34.48%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (24.14%) ITSM
8 7 (24.14%) Workflow
9 6 (20.69%) Business Development
9 6 (20.69%) CRM
9 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
9 6 (20.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
2 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) CISSP
2 16 (55.17%) CEH
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (37.93%) Degree
4 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) GCIH
5 8 (27.59%) OSCP
6 7 (24.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (24.14%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (20.69%) ISEB
7 6 (20.69%) PMI Certification
7 6 (20.69%) PMP
8 3 (10.34%) SANS
9 2 (6.90%) CREST Certified
10 1 (3.45%) CCNA
10 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (3.45%) IISP
10 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Snort
2 8 (27.59%) HDFS
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Suricata
2 7 (24.14%) ArcSight ESM
2 7 (24.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (24.14%) RSA Archer
2 7 (24.14%) RSA enVision
2 7 (24.14%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (24.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (20.69%) QRadar
4 3 (10.34%) Fluentd
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (6.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Sourcefire
2 15 (51.72%) ArcSight
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) FireEye
4 8 (27.59%) Fortinet
4 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
4 8 (27.59%) Sophos
4 8 (27.59%) TippingPoint
5 7 (24.14%) LogLogic
5 7 (24.14%) LogRhythm
5 7 (24.14%) Symantec
5 7 (24.14%) Trend Micro
6 6 (20.69%) AlienVault
6 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 6 (20.69%) EMC
6 6 (20.69%) NetApp
6 6 (20.69%) Splunk
7 3 (10.34%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) McAfee