Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 820 835 897
Rank change year-on-year +15 +62 +31
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 42 65 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.051% 0.068% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.48% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 12
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +18.52% -31.12%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,275 £22,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,875 £46,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +27.78%

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 13,878 13,521 12,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.01% 14.13% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11,296 10,752 10,315
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing BitLocker as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 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
North of England +27 14 £42,500 +51.79% 6
East of England +71 8 £55,000 +14.58%
South East +42 8 £22,995 -42.51% 7
North West +26 8 £47,500 +66.67% 1
Midlands +23 8 £32,500 -23.53% 3
West Midlands +30 6 £28,000 -34.12%
Yorkshire - 6 £29,500 - 5
Scotland - 4 £38,335 -
East Midlands +6 2 £33,750 -20.59% 3
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
3 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 26 (61.90%) SCCM
4 26 (61.90%) Windows 10
5 25 (59.52%) Office 365
6 21 (50.00%) ITIL
7 18 (42.86%) Azure
7 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (35.71%) DNS
9 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (33.33%) Degree
11 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (30.95%) Change Management
12 11 (26.19%) SLA
13 10 (23.81%) Firewall
13 10 (23.81%) SCOM
13 10 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
14 9 (21.43%) VMware
14 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
15 8 (19.05%) Public Sector
15 8 (19.05%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (19.05%) Service Management
15 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
15 8 (19.05%) Wireless

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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Office 365
2 18 (42.86%) Azure
3 6 (14.29%) IaaS
4 5 (11.90%) AWS
4 5 (11.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 5 (11.90%) Azure Stack
5 4 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 8 (19.05%) Wireless
4 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (14.29%) Network Security
6 4 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (9.52%) IPsec
6 4 (9.52%) Skype
6 4 (9.52%) VPN
7 3 (7.14%) DMZ
7 3 (7.14%) MPLS
7 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.14%) SMTP
7 3 (7.14%) VLAN
8 2 (4.76%) DHCP
8 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.38%) LAN
9 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (19.05%) Public Sector
3 5 (11.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) IT Support
3 6 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Smartphone
3 6 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) FMCG
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Windows 10
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Android
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (30.95%) Change Management
4 8 (19.05%) Application Packaging
4 8 (19.05%) Service Management
5 7 (16.67%) High Availability
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
6 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (14.29%) Security Management
7 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (11.90%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.90%) ITSM
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (11.90%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
7 5 (11.90%) Preventative Maintenance
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) C
2 3 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CEH
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) GDPR
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (11.90%) vSphere
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.76%) XenApp
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 26 (61.90%) SCCM
2 10 (23.81%) SCOM
3 5 (11.90%) SCVMM
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.52%) PowerCLI
4 4 (9.52%) Puppet
5 2 (4.76%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.38%) Nessus
6 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.38%) WSUS
6 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) McAfee
5 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
5 4 (9.52%) Brocade
5 4 (9.52%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 3 (7.14%) Sophos
6 3 (7.14%) Trend Micro
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) Qualys
8 1 (2.38%) Splunk
8 1 (2.38%) Veeam