Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for GPG13 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPG13 over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 791 854 913
Rank change year-on-year +63 +59 -19
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 12 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.016% 0.037% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 9
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.82% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,750 £41,250 £49,443
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £88,250
UK median annual salary £51,250 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.82% -18.52% +3.85%

GPG13 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,038 12,571 11,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.22% 14.07% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,626 9,270 9,306
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

GPG13
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing GPG13 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for GPG13 in the UK excluding London

GPG13
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for GPG13 in the UK excluding London

GPG13
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPG13 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Salary histogram for GPG13 in the UK excluding London

GPG13
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 GPG13 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
South East +40 4 - -
South West +24 4 - - 1
West Midlands +10 4 £51,250 -29.31% 1
Midlands +3 4 £51,250 -29.31% 1
GPG13
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT jobs citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) LogRhythm
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) ITSM
5 4 (33.33%) Logistics
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) Regular Expression
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) JSP 440
5 4 (33.33%) GDPR
5 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
6 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy

GPG13
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (33.33%) Logistics
3 4 (33.33%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) SABSA
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) CEH
5 1 (8.33%) GCIH
5 1 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) GDPR
2 4 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (16.67%) HMG Infosec
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 31000
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (16.67%) NIST
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) ArcSight