Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for BitLocker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BitLocker over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 676 807 876
Rank change year-on-year +131 +69 +24
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 85 59 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.13% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.77% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 37
Median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +71.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £26,475 £36,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £41,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -30.83% +26.32% -5.00%

BitLocker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10,983 13,320 13,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.78% 15.86% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,785 10,654 10,892
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,542 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing BitLocker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the UK excluding London

BitLocker
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for BitLocker in the UK excluding London

BitLocker
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing BitLocker in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK excluding London

BitLocker
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 6 April 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
Midlands +66 30 £43,250 -27.92% 1
West Midlands +62 27 £35,000 -41.67% 1
South East +63 18 £41,250 -21.43%
North of England +85 15 £37,500 -30.23% 2
North West +45 9 £31,500 -47.50% 2
Scotland - 9 £46,000 -
South West +44 7 £26,500 -55.83%
Yorkshire +56 6 £38,750 +19.23%
Wales - 6 £52,500 - 2
East Midlands +34 3 £52,500 -
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT jobs citing BitLocker 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 71 (83.53%) Windows
2 66 (77.65%) Office 365
3 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 53 (62.35%) PowerShell
5 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
6 37 (43.53%) Azure
7 35 (41.18%) Windows 10
7 35 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (36.47%) Sophos
9 30 (35.29%) Firewall
9 30 (35.29%) VPN
9 30 (35.29%) VMware
9 30 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (32.94%) Windows Server
10 28 (32.94%) Citrix
11 27 (31.76%) Change Management
12 26 (30.59%) Problem Management
12 26 (30.59%) XenApp
13 25 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 24 (28.24%) XenDesktop
15 23 (27.06%) Process Improvement
15 23 (27.06%) Server Management
16 22 (25.88%) Decision-Making
16 22 (25.88%) Hyper-V
17 20 (23.53%) NFS
17 20 (23.53%) ITIL
17 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
17 20 (23.53%) Backup Exec
17 20 (23.53%) Management Information System
17 20 (23.53%) iSCSI

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.71%) CINEMA 4D
2 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (77.65%) Office 365
2 37 (43.53%) Azure
3 7 (8.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (4.71%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.35%) PaaS
5 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.29%) Firewall
1 30 (35.29%) VPN
2 20 (23.53%) iSCSI
3 11 (12.94%) Skype
4 10 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (10.59%) LAN
5 9 (10.59%) WAN
6 8 (9.41%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (9.41%) VLAN
6 8 (9.41%) VoIP
7 4 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.71%) Network Security
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.35%) DHCP
9 1 (1.18%) DNS
9 1 (1.18%) Intranet
9 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.18%) NAS
9 1 (1.18%) SAN
9 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Analyst
2 22 (25.88%) Support Analyst
3 21 (24.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Support
4 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 14 (16.47%) Architect
6 11 (12.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Break Fix Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) IT Support
10 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 3 (3.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.53%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
1 20 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (21.18%) Driving Licence
4 12 (14.12%) iPad
5 6 (7.06%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.71%) Handset
6 4 (4.71%) PKI
6 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.71%) User Experience
7 3 (3.53%) CCTV
7 3 (3.53%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (2.35%) AS400
8 2 (2.35%) CMDB
8 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 71 (83.53%) Windows
2 35 (41.18%) Windows 10
3 28 (32.94%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.71%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.53%) Linux
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (31.76%) Change Management
3 26 (30.59%) Problem Management
4 23 (27.06%) Process Improvement
4 23 (27.06%) Server Management
5 22 (25.88%) Decision-Making
6 20 (23.53%) ITIL
6 20 (23.53%) Line Management
7 18 (21.18%) Commercial Awareness
7 18 (21.18%) Information Security
7 18 (21.18%) Strategic Planning
8 15 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (15.29%) Service Management
10 12 (14.12%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (12.94%) Analytics
11 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
11 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.94%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
13 7 (8.24%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.06%) C
3 2 (2.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) VBScript
4 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (4.71%) CCSP
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.71%) CISSP
3 4 (4.71%) MCITP
3 4 (4.71%) MCSA
3 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (21.18%) BS25999
2 18 (21.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 11 (12.94%) QA
4 6 (7.06%) SLA
5 4 (4.71%) GDPR
6 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
2 30 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (30.59%) XenApp
4 24 (28.24%) XenDesktop
5 22 (25.88%) Hyper-V
6 20 (23.53%) NFS
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (7.06%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (4.71%) Firmware
8 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) Backup Exec
2 18 (21.18%) SCCM
3 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.88%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.71%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (4.71%) Nessus
5 4 (4.71%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.71%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.71%) SCSM
5 4 (4.71%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.71%) WSUS
6 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (2.35%) vRealize
7 1 (1.18%) AppManager
7 1 (1.18%) MobiControl
7 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.47%) Sophos
3 30 (35.29%) VMware
4 28 (32.94%) Citrix
5 20 (23.53%) Veeam
6 10 (11.76%) Apple
7 8 (9.41%) MobileIron
8 5 (5.88%) Cisco
8 5 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) McAfee
9 4 (4.71%) Adobe
9 4 (4.71%) Becrypt
9 4 (4.71%) Mitel
9 4 (4.71%) Remedy
9 4 (4.71%) Zscaler
10 3 (3.53%) Google
10 3 (3.53%) Symantec
11 2 (2.35%) Oracle
11 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.35%) Trend Micro