Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 271 337
Rank change year-on-year +118 +66 +3
Permanent jobs citing NIST 38 59 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 0.59% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.50% 5.08% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 1
Median annual salary £90,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £53,125 £48,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 400 1,161 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.04% 11.59% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 273 882 980
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,156 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.07% +1.54% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing NIST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for NIST in the South West

NIST
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for NIST in the South West

NIST
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for NIST in the South West

NIST
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NIST within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +74 16 £90,000 +44.00%
Devon - 9 £90,000 - 1
Bristol +92 5 - - 2
Cornwall - 5 £65,000 -
Dorset +43 2 - -
Wiltshire +31 1 £75,000 +13.50%
NIST
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for NIST.

1 34 (89.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (71.05%) SaaS
3 26 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (63.16%) PaaS
4 24 (63.16%) AWS
4 24 (63.16%) IaaS
5 23 (60.53%) NIST 800
6 22 (57.89%) Open Source
7 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
7 21 (55.26%) Azure
7 21 (55.26%) Information Security
8 20 (52.63%) Terraform
9 19 (50.00%) Cloud Native
9 19 (50.00%) Security Architecture
9 19 (50.00%) Legal
10 18 (47.37%) NCSC
11 17 (44.74%) Linux
12 16 (42.11%) Information Assurance
12 16 (42.11%) GDPR
12 16 (42.11%) Cyberattack
13 15 (39.47%) Docker
13 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (39.47%) DevSecOps
14 14 (36.84%) Infrastructure as Code
14 14 (36.84%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (36.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 14 (36.84%) Data Science
14 14 (36.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 14 (36.84%) Technical Leadership
14 14 (36.84%) Artificial Intelligence

NIST
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 27 (71.05%) SaaS
2 24 (63.16%) AWS
2 24 (63.16%) IaaS
2 24 (63.16%) PaaS
3 21 (55.26%) Azure
4 6 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (15.79%) Azure Functions
4 6 (15.79%) Power Platform
4 6 (15.79%) PowerApps
4 6 (15.79%) Serverless
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Architect
1 18 (47.37%) Cloud Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 16 (42.11%) Cyberattack
3 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (36.84%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (57.89%) Open Source
3 21 (55.26%) Information Security
4 19 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 16 (42.11%) Information Assurance
6 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (39.47%) DevSecOps
7 14 (36.84%) Analytics
7 14 (36.84%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (36.84%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (36.84%) Data Science
7 14 (36.84%) Data Security
7 14 (36.84%) High Availability
7 14 (36.84%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (36.84%) Machine Learning
7 14 (36.84%) Microservices
7 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
7 14 (36.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 14 (36.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 14 (36.84%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
1 9 (23.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) CISSP
4 6 (15.79%) CISM
5 5 (13.16%) DBS Check
5 5 (13.16%) Degree
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) CEH
6 3 (7.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (7.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (7.89%) OSCP
7 1 (2.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (89.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (60.53%) NIST 800
3 18 (47.37%) NCSC
4 16 (42.11%) GDPR
5 12 (31.58%) PCI DSS
6 8 (21.05%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (13.16%) ISO 22301
8 5 (13.16%) ISO 31000
9 3 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (7.89%) SLA
10 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Docker
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) Terraform
2 6 (15.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 3 (7.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Google
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) Apple