Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 565 642
Rank change year-on-year +31 +77 -5
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 7 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.023% 0.036% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 16
South East median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £49,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -24.43% -13.70%
10th Percentile £52,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £43,750 £59,688
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3883 4169 5368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.50% 12.41% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3094 3346 4369
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,825 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

GPG13
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GPG13 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GPG13 in the South East

GPG13
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for GPG13 in the South East

GPG13
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Hampshire -19 6 £60,000 +60.00%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
GPG13
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 South East region with a requirement for GPG13.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) ArcSight
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) PKI
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) SANS
5 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) CEH
5 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
6 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

GPG13
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) ArcSight Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SOC Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Professional Services Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) SANS
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) ArcSight
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk