Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 928 708 955
Rank change year-on-year -220 +247 +105
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 61 28 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.049% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 42
10th Percentile - - £53,250
25th Percentile £51,750 £52,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £57,500 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year +17.39% -13.21% +1.92%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,188 £78,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £90,000 £83,625
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% -11.54% -

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 17,040 7,269 15,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.29% 12.71% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10,994 5,558 12,070
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -192 39 £67,500 +22.73% 3
Midlands - 8 £72,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
North of England - 6 - - 1
West Midlands - 5 £72,500 -
South West -53 4 £30,500 -57.19% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
East of England -95 1 - -
South East -113 1 £72,500 +26.09% 1
NIST 800
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 45 (73.77%) NIST
2 35 (57.38%) Risk Management
3 26 (42.62%) Information Security
4 25 (40.98%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (37.70%) Social Skills
6 22 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (32.79%) Azure
9 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (31.15%) CISSP
10 18 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (29.51%) Management Information System
10 18 (29.51%) Finance
10 18 (29.51%) Degree
11 17 (27.87%) Firewall
12 16 (26.23%) Security Testing
13 15 (24.59%) AWS
13 15 (24.59%) Influencing Skills
14 14 (22.95%) OWASP
14 14 (22.95%) Information Security Management
14 14 (22.95%) Security Management
15 13 (21.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (21.31%) Data Integration
15 13 (21.31%) Informatics
15 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (21.31%) OSSTMM
15 13 (21.31%) Threat Modelling
15 13 (21.31%) Remediation Plan
16 12 (19.67%) Regulatory Compliance
16 12 (19.67%) CI/CD

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:

Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
1 1 (1.64%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) Azure
2 15 (24.59%) AWS
3 4 (6.56%) GCP
4 3 (4.92%) SaaS
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
General
1 23 (37.70%) Social Skills
2 18 (29.51%) Finance
3 15 (24.59%) Influencing Skills
4 7 (11.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (4.92%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.28%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Consultant
2 14 (22.95%) Data Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Security Consultant
2 14 (22.95%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (13.11%) Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Security Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Security Penetration Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Security Tester
5 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Coordinator
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Principal Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) LDAP
1 1 (1.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.64%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (1.64%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Risk Management
2 26 (42.62%) Information Security
3 25 (40.98%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.15%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (26.23%) Security Testing
8 14 (22.95%) Information Security Management
8 14 (22.95%) OWASP
8 14 (22.95%) Security Management
9 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (21.31%) Data Integration
9 13 (21.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (21.31%) Informatics
9 13 (21.31%) OSSTMM
9 13 (21.31%) Remediation Plan
9 13 (21.31%) Threat Modelling
10 12 (19.67%) CI/CD
10 12 (19.67%) Regulatory Compliance
11 11 (18.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) Python
2 8 (13.11%) Go
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) CISSP
2 18 (29.51%) Degree
3 11 (18.03%) CISM
4 5 (8.20%) CISA
5 4 (6.56%) GIAC
6 2 (3.28%) CISMP
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.28%) CRISC
6 2 (3.28%) GISF
6 2 (3.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.64%) SANS
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (73.77%) NIST
2 22 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (19.67%) COBIT
3 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
4 11 (18.03%) GDPR
5 7 (11.48%) GRC
5 7 (11.48%) QA
6 6 (9.84%) NCSC
7 3 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.64%) RMADS
8 1 (1.64%) SOC 2
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Nessus
2 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Qualys
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) Cadence
5 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.92%) F5
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.64%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore