Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 308 203 319
Rank change year-on-year -105 +116 +48
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 16 15 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.15% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 1.81% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 12
10th Percentile £22,000 £37,750 £31,375
25th Percentile £22,750 £65,313 £33,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £25,000 £70,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -64.29% +100.00% -6.67%
75th Percentile £33,750 " £56,250
90th Percentile " " £92,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -18.80%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,848 828 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.19% 17.83% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,503 717 1,608
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing BitLocker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the Midlands

BitLocker
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in the Midlands.

Salary trend for BitLocker in the Midlands

BitLocker
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing BitLocker in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the Midlands

BitLocker
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 November 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
West Midlands -113 11 £23,500 -66.43% 4
East Midlands - 5 £32,500 - 2
BitLocker
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (75.00%) Azure
3 12 (75.00%) Social Skills
3 12 (75.00%) VPN
4 11 (68.75%) Service Management
4 11 (68.75%) SCCM
5 10 (62.50%) Law
6 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
7 8 (50.00%) LAN
7 8 (50.00%) WAN
7 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (50.00%) Change Management
7 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (50.00%) Power Platform
7 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (43.75%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (43.75%) Security Patching
8 7 (43.75%) A+ Certification
8 7 (43.75%) SLA
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (31.25%) Server Management
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) Apple

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (75.00%) Azure
3 8 (50.00%) Power Platform
4 7 (43.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (6.25%) AWS
5 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
5 1 (6.25%) Slack
5 1 (6.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) ADSL
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (6.25%) Skype
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Power BI
General
1 12 (75.00%) Social Skills
2 10 (62.50%) Law
3 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Digital Economy
5 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Service Management
2 8 (50.00%) Change Management
2 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (43.75%) Security Patching
4 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (31.25%) Server Management
5 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) Line Management
5 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
2 4 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) NFS
3 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (6.25%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Apple
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Remedy
3 4 (25.00%) Sophos
3 4 (25.00%) Veeam
4 3 (18.75%) Becrypt
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) McAfee
4 3 (18.75%) MobileIron
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow