NIST Jobs in the South East

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > South East

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 246 239 343
Rank change year-on-year -7 +104 -56
Permanent jobs citing NIST 157 163 169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.16% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.35% 6.48% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 124 75 121
10th Percentile - £44,350 £46,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.31% -7.14% +20.69%
75th Percentile £71,000 £81,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £78,137 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,473 2,514 3,195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 14.10% 17.89% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,608 1,211 1,893
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £51,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +5.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NIST as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NIST in the South East.

Salary trend for NIST in the South East

NIST
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Surrey +58 87 £50,500 -27.86% 3
Thames Valley -25 57 £69,000 -8.00% 5
Berkshire -2 42 £69,000 -18.82% 4
Oxfordshire +2 12 £47,500 -32.14%
Hampshire -40 5 £65,000 +31.31% 5
West Sussex +26 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £80,000 +6.67% 1
Kent -37 2 £52,500 +5.00%
East Sussex - 2 £62,500 - 3
NIST
England

NIST
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.02%) Azure
2 12 (7.64%) AWS
3 11 (7.01%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.91%) Azure Sentinel
5 3 (1.91%) GCP
5 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Purview
5 3 (1.91%) WhatsApp
6 2 (1.27%) Entra ID
7 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.01%) Network Security
2 11 (7.01%) Firewall
3 8 (5.10%) VPN
4 7 (4.46%) Internet
4 7 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.91%) DMZ
5 3 (1.91%) Modbus
5 3 (1.91%) VLAN
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
General
1 24 (15.29%) Finance
2 14 (8.92%) Social Skills
3 10 (6.37%) Legal
4 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 69 (43.95%) Security Specialist
2 68 (43.31%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 21 (13.38%) Architect
4 18 (11.46%) Security Architect
5 17 (10.83%) Analyst
6 14 (8.92%) Consultant
6 14 (8.92%) Security Consultant
7 13 (8.28%) Security Manager
8 9 (5.73%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 9 (5.73%) Lead
9 8 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 8 (5.10%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) Senior
10 7 (4.46%) Information Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Information Security Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Risk Analyst
11 6 (3.82%) Bid Consultant
11 6 (3.82%) Head of Information
11 6 (3.82%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) Web Services
2 3 (1.91%) REST
2 3 (1.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.83%) Security Posture
3 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.82%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (3.82%) Legacy Systems
6 5 (3.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (3.18%) Cyber Threat
6 5 (3.18%) Cyberattack
6 5 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.18%) Operational Technology
7 4 (2.55%) Cyber Security Posture
8 3 (1.91%) IoT
8 3 (1.91%) Product Ownership
8 3 (1.91%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.91%) SCADA
9 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.82%) Windows
2 5 (3.18%) Kali Linux
3 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (79.62%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (29.94%) Information Security
3 31 (19.75%) Risk Management
4 28 (17.83%) Security Management
5 26 (16.56%) Incident Response
6 25 (15.92%) Security Architecture
7 24 (15.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (13.38%) Security Operations
9 18 (11.46%) Application Security
9 18 (11.46%) Information Assurance
10 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
10 16 (10.19%) SIEM
11 15 (9.55%) Identity Access Management
11 15 (9.55%) OWASP
11 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (8.92%) Incident Management
13 13 (8.28%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (8.28%) Software Engineering
14 12 (7.64%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.46%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.82%) Python
3 3 (1.91%) SQL
4 1 (0.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (25.48%) CISSP
2 29 (18.47%) Degree
3 25 (15.92%) CISM
4 20 (12.74%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.92%) SC Cleared
6 13 (8.28%) CISA
7 11 (7.01%) CRISC
8 10 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (5.73%) CCSK
10 8 (5.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (5.10%) CCSP
11 7 (4.46%) GIAC
12 6 (3.82%) GPEN
13 5 (3.18%) AWS Certification
13 5 (3.18%) Azure Certification
13 5 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.91%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (1.91%) CGEIT
14 3 (1.91%) PCI QSA
15 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (53.50%) GRC
2 68 (43.31%) Def Stans
3 49 (31.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (18.47%) GDPR
5 19 (12.10%) PCI DSS
6 18 (11.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (10.19%) NIST 800
8 13 (8.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 11 (7.01%) NCSC
10 10 (6.37%) JSP 440
10 10 (6.37%) RMADS
11 8 (5.10%) COBIT
12 5 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (1.91%) COSO
13 3 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (1.91%) ITGC
13 3 (1.91%) SOC 2
14 2 (1.27%) HIPAA
14 2 (1.27%) SLA
15 1 (0.64%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (3.82%) Nessus
2 5 (3.18%) Suricata
3 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.82%) Qualys
2 6 (3.82%) Splunk
3 5 (3.18%) Cisco
3 5 (3.18%) Juniper
3 5 (3.18%) Palo Alto
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle
5 1 (0.64%) Darktrace
5 1 (0.64%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.64%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.64%) VMware