Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 347 394 516
Rank change year-on-year +47 +122 +41
Permanent jobs citing NIST 158 143 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.50% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.47% 3.61% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 135 108 33
South East median annual salary £67,500 £58,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.89% +30.56% -34.55%
10th Percentile £42,600 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% -3.70%

NIST 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 3,536 3,956 3,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.17% 13.74% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,681 3,150 3,051
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,844 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in the South East

NIST
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for NIST in the South East

NIST
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NIST in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for NIST in the South East

NIST
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 NIST within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. 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
Thames Valley +24 79 £76,250 +27.08% 10
Berkshire 0 59 £71,250 +14.00% 7
Surrey +66 34 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Hampshire -5 22 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +29 20 £78,250 +30.42% 3
West Sussex +14 9 £62,500 +19.05% 1
East Sussex - 9 £37,500 - 3
Kent -7 1 £45,000 -30.77%
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, IT jobs citing NIST 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 South East region with a requirement for NIST.

1 124 (78.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (68.35%) Information Security
3 99 (62.66%) CISSP
4 90 (56.96%) CISM
5 82 (51.90%) Cybersecurity
6 71 (44.94%) Security Architecture
7 68 (43.04%) GDPR
8 57 (36.08%) TOGAF
9 53 (33.54%) Degree
10 47 (29.75%) SABSA
11 43 (27.22%) Data Protection
12 42 (26.58%) PCI DSS
13 41 (25.95%) Finance
14 40 (25.32%) OWASP
15 38 (24.05%) SIEM
16 37 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 36 (22.78%) Identity Access Management
17 36 (22.78%) Data Protection Act
18 35 (22.15%) Network Security
18 35 (22.15%) Management Information System
19 34 (21.52%) COBIT
20 33 (20.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 33 (20.89%) Risk Management
20 33 (20.89%) Firewall
20 33 (20.89%) Zachman Framework
20 33 (20.89%) ITIL
21 30 (18.99%) GIAC
21 30 (18.99%) Azure
22 29 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
22 29 (18.35%) Vulnerability Management

NIST
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 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.27%) Apache
2 2 (1.27%) Confluence
2 2 (1.27%) IIS
2 2 (1.27%) nginx
2 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.99%) Azure
2 11 (6.96%) AWS
2 11 (6.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (3.80%) SaaS
4 5 (3.16%) Office 365
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.27%) Route 53
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Akamai
6 1 (0.63%) Apigee
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.15%) Network Security
2 33 (20.89%) Firewall
3 19 (12.03%) WAN
4 17 (10.76%) LAN
5 16 (10.13%) VPN
6 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.90%) DNS
7 3 (1.90%) RTP
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.27%) DHCP
8 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.27%) SAN
8 2 (1.27%) VSAN
8 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.63%) HTTP
9 1 (0.63%) Internet
9 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.63%) SMTP
9 1 (0.63%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
1 2 (1.27%) ReSharper
1 2 (1.27%) SonarQube
1 2 (1.27%) Subversion
2 1 (0.63%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 26 (16.46%) Legal
3 17 (10.76%) Retail
4 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.80%) Law
6 4 (2.53%) Games
6 4 (2.53%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (29.75%) Architect
2 46 (29.11%) Security Architect
3 30 (18.99%) Consultant
4 27 (17.09%) Security Consultant
5 19 (12.03%) Analyst
5 19 (12.03%) Security Analyst
6 18 (11.39%) Information Analyst
6 18 (11.39%) Information Architect
6 18 (11.39%) Information Security Analyst
6 18 (11.39%) Information Security Architect
7 15 (9.49%) IT Architect
7 15 (9.49%) IT Security Architect
8 13 (8.23%) Information Security Consultant
9 11 (6.96%) Security Manager
10 10 (6.33%) Designer
10 10 (6.33%) Security Designer
10 10 (6.33%) Subject Matter Expert
11 8 (5.06%) Security Specialist
12 7 (4.43%) Head of Security
13 6 (3.80%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.29%) OAuth
2 11 (6.96%) OAuth2
2 11 (6.96%) OpenID
2 11 (6.96%) SAML
2 11 (6.96%) XACML
3 6 (3.80%) SailPoint
4 3 (1.90%) ModSecurity
4 3 (1.90%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) .NET
5 2 (1.27%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.63%) EDI
6 1 (0.63%) OLE
6 1 (0.63%) RESTful
6 1 (0.63%) Spring
6 1 (0.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.78%) Data Protection Act
2 35 (22.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.96%) CESG
3 11 (6.96%) PKI
4 10 (6.33%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (6.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.43%) Cyberattack
6 6 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.16%) Reinsurance
7 5 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.53%) Learning Management System
8 4 (2.53%) Online Games
9 3 (1.90%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.27%) Clustering
10 2 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Windows
2 11 (6.96%) Linux
3 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.27%) CentOS
5 2 (1.27%) Fedora
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (68.35%) Information Security
2 82 (51.90%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (44.94%) Security Architecture
4 57 (36.08%) TOGAF
5 47 (29.75%) SABSA
6 43 (27.22%) Data Protection
7 40 (25.32%) OWASP
8 38 (24.05%) SIEM
9 36 (22.78%) Identity Access Management
10 33 (20.89%) ITIL
10 33 (20.89%) Risk Management
10 33 (20.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 33 (20.89%) Zachman Framework
11 29 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (18.35%) Incident Management
11 29 (18.35%) Vulnerability Management
12 27 (17.09%) SDLC
13 26 (16.46%) Security Operations
14 25 (15.82%) Enterprise Architecture
14 25 (15.82%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.90%) Python
3 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (62.66%) CISSP
2 90 (56.96%) CISM
3 53 (33.54%) Degree
4 30 (18.99%) GIAC
5 27 (17.09%) CEH
6 25 (15.82%) CISA
7 17 (10.76%) CRISC
8 16 (10.13%) CREST Certified
9 15 (9.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (9.49%) SSCP
10 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
11 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (7.59%) SANS
12 11 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (6.96%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (6.33%) MCITP
13 10 (6.33%) MCSE
14 9 (5.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
15 8 (5.06%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (78.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (43.04%) GDPR
3 42 (26.58%) PCI DSS
4 37 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 34 (21.52%) COBIT
6 28 (17.72%) NCSC
6 28 (17.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (13.92%) NIST 800
8 15 (9.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (5.70%) SLA
10 6 (3.80%) Data Quality
10 6 (3.80%) RMADS
11 5 (3.16%) COSO
12 4 (2.53%) JSP 440
12 4 (2.53%) PMO
12 4 (2.53%) QA
12 4 (2.53%) SSAE 16
13 3 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (1.27%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Nessus
2 3 (1.90%) Nmap
3 2 (1.27%) Avamar
3 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.27%) SCCM
3 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.27%) Terraform
3 2 (1.27%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.27%) vRealize
4 1 (0.63%) QRadar
4 1 (0.63%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) Qualys
3 8 (5.06%) Palo Alto
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle
5 6 (3.80%) CyberArk
5 6 (3.80%) Imperva
5 6 (3.80%) LogRhythm
5 6 (3.80%) Varonis
5 6 (3.80%) VMware
6 4 (2.53%) Cisco
6 4 (2.53%) Splunk
7 2 (1.27%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) McAfee
7 2 (1.27%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.27%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.27%) Sophos
7 2 (1.27%) Symantec
7 2 (1.27%) Zerto