Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HMG Security Policy Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HMG Security Policy Framework over the 6 months to 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 799 796 971
Rank change year-on-year -3 +175 +125
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 51 89 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.81% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 67 89
10th Percentile £45,600 £46,250 £40,747
25th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £47,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% -

HMG Security Policy Framework 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 9,771 10,980 19,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.17% 12.49% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,969 8,562 14,160
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
75th Percentile £70,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in England

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework in England.

Salary trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in England

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in England

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework within the England region over the 6 months to 18 May 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
South West -29 18 £65,000 -13.33% 2
South East +21 14 £72,500 +3.57% 3
London +33 10 £71,250 -5.00%
Midlands -5 7 £65,000 +13.04%
West Midlands -6 7 £65,000 +6.12%
HMG Security Policy Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 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 HMG Security Policy Framework.

1 40 (78.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (64.71%) Information Security
3 31 (60.78%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (56.86%) JSP 440
4 29 (56.86%) Information Assurance
5 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
5 25 (49.02%) NCSC
6 23 (45.10%) Risk Management
7 21 (41.18%) DV Cleared
8 20 (39.22%) SABSA
9 19 (37.25%) CISSP
10 18 (35.29%) Social Skills
11 16 (31.37%) CESG Certified Professional
11 16 (31.37%) CESG
12 14 (27.45%) TOGAF
12 14 (27.45%) Security Architecture
12 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
12 14 (27.45%) RMADS
13 12 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (23.53%) CISM
13 12 (23.53%) NIST
14 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
14 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (19.61%) Public Sector
15 9 (17.65%) GDPR
15 9 (17.65%) Infor M3
15 9 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (17.65%) Migration
16 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS

HMG Security Policy Framework
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 5 (9.80%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) RTP
3 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
General
1 18 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 10 (19.61%) Public Sector
3 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Public Speaking
4 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (7.84%) Electronics
5 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Architect
1 20 (39.22%) Security Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Security Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Managing Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 3 (5.88%) Information Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Information Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Security Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) CESG
2 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Cyberattack
3 4 (7.84%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.92%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Information Security
2 31 (60.78%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (56.86%) Information Assurance
4 23 (45.10%) Risk Management
5 20 (39.22%) SABSA
6 14 (27.45%) Security Architecture
6 14 (27.45%) TOGAF
7 12 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (17.65%) Migration
9 9 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (13.73%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
11 6 (11.76%) SIEM
11 6 (11.76%) SOA
12 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (9.80%) IT Strategy
12 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Go
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 21 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 19 (37.25%) CISSP
4 16 (31.37%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
6 12 (23.53%) CISM
7 6 (11.76%) PCI QSA
7 6 (11.76%) SANS
8 5 (9.80%) IISP
9 3 (5.88%) CASP
9 3 (5.88%) CISA
10 2 (3.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.92%) CLAS
11 1 (1.96%) CCSP
11 1 (1.96%) CISMP
11 1 (1.96%) CRISC
11 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (78.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (56.86%) JSP 440
3 25 (49.02%) NCSC
4 14 (27.45%) RMADS
5 12 (23.53%) NIST
6 9 (17.65%) GDPR
7 7 (13.73%) Government Security Classifications
7 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
8 6 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (11.76%) NIST 800
8 6 (11.76%) PA-DSS
9 5 (9.80%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (1.96%) COBIT
11 1 (1.96%) GRC
11 1 (1.96%) ISO 22301
11 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Splunk
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy