Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 402 421 517
Rank change year-on-year +19 +96 +94
Permanent jobs citing NIST 120 135 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.45% 0.091%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.22% 3.33% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 83 48
South East median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% -11.11%
10th Percentile £53,375 £37,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £74,125
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

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 3,725 4,050 3,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.07% 13.41% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,829 3,168 2,795
South East median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +33 78 £70,000 +27.27% 10
Berkshire +2 65 £70,000 +27.27% 6
Surrey +22 16 £60,000 +11.63% 4
Hampshire +7 10 £77,500 -13.89% 1
West Sussex +2 10 £85,000 +21.43%
Oxfordshire +48 8 - - 1
East Sussex +15 6 £82,500 -
Buckinghamshire +18 5 £65,000 -10.34% 3
Kent +7 1 - -
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 72 (60.00%) Degree
2 68 (56.67%) Information Security
3 59 (49.17%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (47.50%) CISSP
5 56 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 54 (45.00%) Computer Science
7 47 (39.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 44 (36.67%) CISM
9 42 (35.00%) Active Directory
9 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 42 (35.00%) NCSC
10 38 (31.67%) ITIL
11 36 (30.00%) Security Architecture
12 35 (29.17%) Data Protection
12 35 (29.17%) OAuth
13 34 (28.33%) GDPR
14 31 (25.83%) MCITP
14 31 (25.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 31 (25.83%) MCSE
14 31 (25.83%) B2B
14 31 (25.83%) B2C
14 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (25.83%) SAML
14 31 (25.83%) CESG
15 28 (23.33%) TOGAF
16 27 (22.50%) Management Information System
17 24 (20.00%) PCI DSS
18 23 (19.17%) COBIT
18 23 (19.17%) Continuous Improvement

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 7 (5.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) nginx
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 56 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (25.83%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.00%) SaaS
6 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.83%) Route 53
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) Firewall
1 21 (17.50%) Network Security
2 9 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.00%) WAN
4 4 (3.33%) tcpdump
4 4 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.50%) DHCP
5 3 (2.50%) DNS
5 3 (2.50%) LAN
6 2 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.67%) HTTP
6 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.67%) Internet
6 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.67%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.83%) IPsec
7 1 (0.83%) NFC
7 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.83%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) JIRA
2 7 (5.83%) SonarQube
2 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.33%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 21 (17.50%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Legal
3 8 (6.67%) Military
4 7 (5.83%) Back Office
5 6 (5.00%) Retail
6 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.83%) Subject Matter Expert
2 23 (19.17%) Architect
2 23 (19.17%) Security Architect
3 20 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 15 (12.50%) Active Directory Expert
5 13 (10.83%) Consultant
5 13 (10.83%) Security Consultant
6 12 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 12 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
7 11 (9.17%) Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Compliance Officer
8 8 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
8 8 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Security Compliance Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Security Compliance Officer
8 8 (6.67%) Security Officer
9 7 (5.83%) Information Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Information Security Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.17%) OAuth
2 31 (25.83%) SAML
3 9 (7.50%) Web Services
4 4 (3.33%) OAuth2
4 4 (3.33%) OLE
4 4 (3.33%) OpenID
4 4 (3.33%) XACML
5 2 (1.67%) LDAP
5 2 (1.67%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.83%) CESG
2 27 (22.50%) Management Information System
3 17 (14.17%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 9 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
6 7 (5.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.83%) Driving Licence
7 5 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (3.33%) PKI
9 3 (2.50%) Cyberattack
9 3 (2.50%) Robotics
9 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.67%) CMDB
10 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Linux
2 16 (13.33%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Solaris
3 7 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.67%) Information Security
2 59 (49.17%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 38 (31.67%) ITIL
5 36 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 35 (29.17%) Data Protection
7 31 (25.83%) B2B
7 31 (25.83%) B2C
8 28 (23.33%) TOGAF
9 23 (19.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (18.33%) OWASP
10 22 (18.33%) Risk Management
10 22 (18.33%) SIEM
11 21 (17.50%) Security Management
12 19 (15.83%) Identity Access Management
12 19 (15.83%) Security Operations
13 18 (15.00%) Security Testing
13 18 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
14 17 (14.17%) SABSA
15 16 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.83%) C#
1 7 (5.83%) Java
2 3 (2.50%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.67%) C
3 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (60.00%) Degree
2 57 (47.50%) CISSP
3 47 (39.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (36.67%) CISM
5 31 (25.83%) MCITP
5 31 (25.83%) MCSE
5 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (18.33%) CISA
7 16 (13.33%) GIAC
8 13 (10.83%) SANS
8 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
8 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
9 12 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (9.17%) CEH
10 11 (9.17%) CREST Certified
11 8 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (5.83%) CCSP
12 7 (5.83%) CLAS
12 7 (5.83%) IISP
13 6 (5.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (35.00%) NCSC
3 34 (28.33%) GDPR
4 24 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 23 (19.17%) COBIT
6 18 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 18 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (12.50%) ISO 22301
7 15 (12.50%) ISO 9001
7 15 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 12 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (6.67%) JSP 440
9 8 (6.67%) RMADS
10 7 (5.83%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (5.83%) ISO 31000
11 6 (5.00%) COSO
11 6 (5.00%) Data Quality
12 4 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 42 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) ISA Server
3 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.33%) Snort
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Nessus
2 7 (5.83%) IBM Guardium
2 7 (5.83%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 4 (3.33%) QRadar
3 4 (3.33%) RSA Archer
4 3 (2.50%) Ansible
4 3 (2.50%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) Qualys
3 15 (12.50%) CyberArk
4 13 (10.83%) Splunk
5 11 (9.17%) ArcSight
6 10 (8.33%) Trend Micro
7 9 (7.50%) Citrix
7 9 (7.50%) Imperva
8 8 (6.67%) Cisco
9 7 (5.83%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (5.83%) Centrify
9 7 (5.83%) Google
9 7 (5.83%) IBM
9 7 (5.83%) McAfee
9 7 (5.83%) Okta
9 7 (5.83%) Oracle
9 7 (5.83%) Rapid7
9 7 (5.83%) Tripwire
10 6 (5.00%) VMware
11 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint