Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NIST 800 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST 800 over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 820 843 1032
Rank change year-on-year +23 +189 +101
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 34 78 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.085% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.68% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 67 36
10th Percentile £28,400 £52,065 "
25th Percentile £33,700 £62,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% -33.33%
75th Percentile £62,500 £88,125 £77,188
90th Percentile £91,500 £92,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £58,750 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.07% +40.00% -33.33%

NIST 800 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 9,510 11,508 19,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.14% 12.47% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6,811 8,995 14,175
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 £70,000 £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% -

NIST 800
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NIST 800 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NIST 800 in England

NIST 800
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NIST 800 in England.

Salary trend for NIST 800 in England

NIST 800
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST 800 in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in England

NIST 800
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NIST 800 within the England region over the 6 months to 9 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
London +51 12 £85,000 +30.77% 5
South West -33 9 £29,600 -67.11%
South East +41 7 £50,000 -33.33% 4
Midlands -12 5 £62,500 -3.85%
West Midlands -14 5 £62,500 -3.85%
North West +28 1 £42,500 -20.86%
North of England +4 1 £42,500 -20.86%
NIST 800
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing NIST 800 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 NIST 800.

1 32 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (85.29%) NIST
3 28 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (73.53%) Information Security
5 22 (64.71%) Security Architecture
5 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
6 19 (55.88%) Risk Management
7 16 (47.06%) Management Information System
8 15 (44.12%) CISSP
9 13 (38.24%) CISM
9 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
10 11 (32.35%) JSP 440
10 11 (32.35%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (32.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (32.35%) GDPR
11 10 (29.41%) Security Operations
11 10 (29.41%) NCSC
11 10 (29.41%) Social Skills
11 10 (29.41%) Data Security
11 10 (29.41%) Network Security
11 10 (29.41%) Information Assurance
11 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
12 9 (26.47%) Degree
13 8 (23.53%) SABSA
13 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 7 (20.59%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (20.59%) Analytics
14 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 7 (20.59%) Information Security Governance
14 7 (20.59%) CompTIA Security+

NIST 800
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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Azure
2 4 (11.76%) IaaS
2 4 (11.76%) PaaS
2 4 (11.76%) SaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) SD-WAN
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Blockchain
General
1 10 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Legal
2 6 (17.65%) Public Speaking
3 3 (8.82%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.88%) Military
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
1 10 (29.41%) Security Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Information Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Managing Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Security Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Cloud Native
3 3 (8.82%) Cyberattack
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
3 3 (8.82%) SCADA
4 2 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (73.53%) Information Security
3 22 (64.71%) Security Architecture
4 19 (55.88%) Risk Management
5 11 (32.35%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (29.41%) Data Security
6 10 (29.41%) Information Assurance
6 10 (29.41%) Security Operations
7 8 (23.53%) SABSA
8 7 (20.59%) Analytics
8 7 (20.59%) Information Security Governance
9 6 (17.65%) Information Security Management
9 6 (17.65%) Security Management
9 6 (17.65%) SOA
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (11.76%) High Availability
11 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
11 4 (11.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) CISSP
3 13 (38.24%) CISM
3 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (26.47%) Degree
6 7 (20.59%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (20.59%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (17.65%) PCI QSA
7 6 (17.65%) SANS
8 5 (14.71%) CISA
9 3 (8.82%) CRISC
10 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
10 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
10 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (94.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (85.29%) NIST
3 11 (32.35%) GDPR
3 11 (32.35%) JSP 440
4 10 (29.41%) NCSC
4 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
5 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (17.65%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (17.65%) PA-DSS
6 6 (17.65%) RMADS
7 5 (14.71%) COBIT
8 3 (8.82%) COSO
8 3 (8.82%) GRC
9 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (2.94%) ISO 31000
10 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Terraform
2 3 (8.82%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Google