Period
to 22 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 315 365
Rank change year-on-year +81 +50 +138
Permanent jobs citing NIST 93 171 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.74% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.91% 5.17% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 94 147 137
Median annual salary £68,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -

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 1,573 3,308 3,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.57% 14.27% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,097 2,522 3,058
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.90% +6.11%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 22 January 2021.

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 January 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
Hampshire +113 39 £75,000 +66.67% 11
Thames Valley +49 23 £75,000 -3.23% 2
Berkshire +35 21 £75,000 +5.26% 2
West Sussex +34 18 £90,000 +33.33% 2
East Sussex +41 12 £68,000 +81.33% 1
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey +45 4 £80,000 +20.75% 4
Kent +40 3 £46,000 -38.67%
Buckinghamshire +36 2 £42,500 -46.20%
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 59 (63.44%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (53.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (45.16%) Information Security
4 34 (36.56%) GDPR
5 33 (35.48%) CISSP
6 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
6 27 (29.03%) PCI DSS
7 25 (26.88%) Azure
7 25 (26.88%) Risk Management
8 22 (23.66%) SIEM
9 21 (22.58%) Security Architecture
9 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 20 (21.51%) Public Cloud
11 17 (18.28%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (18.28%) Finance
11 17 (18.28%) Firewall
12 16 (17.20%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (17.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 15 (16.13%) Threat Modelling
13 15 (16.13%) OWASP
13 15 (16.13%) CISM
14 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.05%) Security Management
14 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (13.98%) TOGAF
15 13 (13.98%) Data Security
15 13 (13.98%) Oracle
15 13 (13.98%) NCSC
16 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
16 12 (12.90%) Threat Intelligence

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.88%) Azure
2 12 (12.90%) AWS
3 5 (5.38%) SaaS
4 3 (3.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.08%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.08%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) Network Security
3 4 (4.30%) DNS
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
3 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.23%) NAS
4 3 (3.23%) SAN
4 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.23%) VPN
5 2 (2.15%) HTTP
5 2 (2.15%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) SSL
5 2 (2.15%) WAN
6 1 (1.08%) BGP
6 1 (1.08%) FTP
6 1 (1.08%) SMTP
6 1 (1.08%) SSH
6 1 (1.08%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Big Data
2 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.08%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Military
3 8 (8.60%) Public Sector
4 6 (6.45%) Legal
5 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.30%) Aerospace
6 4 (4.30%) Electronics
6 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.30%) Marketing
7 2 (2.15%) Law
8 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Architect
2 25 (26.88%) Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (17.20%) Security Architect
5 15 (16.13%) Consultant
6 12 (12.90%) Security Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) Security Consultant
7 10 (10.75%) AWS Architect
8 9 (9.68%) IT Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 8 (8.60%) IT Risk Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Risk Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Information Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Information Security Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Azure Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Security Specialist
12 5 (5.38%) Senior Security Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Web Architect
13 4 (4.30%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.15%) CSS
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) React
3 2 (2.15%) RESTful
3 2 (2.15%) SOAP
3 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.15%) WCF
3 2 (2.15%) WinForms
3 2 (2.15%) WPF
4 1 (1.08%) EDI
4 1 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) OAuth
4 1 (1.08%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 20 (21.51%) Public Cloud
3 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.15%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.15%) Wiki
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.08%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.08%) MVS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (63.44%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (45.16%) Information Security
3 25 (26.88%) Risk Management
4 22 (23.66%) SIEM
5 21 (22.58%) Security Architecture
6 17 (18.28%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (17.20%) Identity Access Management
8 15 (16.13%) OWASP
8 15 (16.13%) Threat Modelling
9 14 (15.05%) Security Management
10 13 (13.98%) Data Security
10 13 (13.98%) TOGAF
11 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
11 12 (12.90%) Threat Intelligence
12 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (11.83%) ITIL
12 11 (11.83%) SABSA
13 10 (10.75%) Security Operations
13 10 (10.75%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) Python
2 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) Java
4 3 (3.23%) Ruby
5 2 (2.15%) C
5 2 (2.15%) Lua
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) CISSP
2 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (16.13%) CISM
4 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.60%) CRISC
5 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.53%) Degree
6 7 (7.53%) SSCP
7 6 (6.45%) CEH
7 6 (6.45%) CISA
7 6 (6.45%) SANS
8 5 (5.38%) AWS Certification
8 5 (5.38%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.08%) CCSP
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.08%) GIAC
9 1 (1.08%) GSEC
9 1 (1.08%) OSCP
9 1 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (53.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (36.56%) GDPR
3 27 (29.03%) PCI DSS
4 16 (17.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (13.98%) NCSC
6 9 (9.68%) COBIT
6 9 (9.68%) GAMP
6 9 (9.68%) HIPAA
6 9 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (7.53%) COSO
8 6 (6.45%) SLA
9 5 (5.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (4.30%) NIST 800
10 4 (4.30%) RMADS
11 2 (2.15%) Def Stans
12 1 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.08%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.08%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.08%) Nessus
3 1 (1.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Barracuda Networks
3 5 (5.38%) Remedy
3 5 (5.38%) SAP
3 5 (5.38%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.30%) IBM
4 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.23%) CyberArk
5 3 (3.23%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.23%) Veeam
5 3 (3.23%) Workday
6 2 (2.15%) Qualys
7 1 (1.08%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.08%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.08%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) VMware