Period
to 22 November 2018

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 22 November 2018 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 907 888
Rank change year-on-year +63 -19 +95
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 35 22 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.038% 0.022% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.18% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 22
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +11.68%
10th Percentile £39,322 £43,299 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £82,625 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -18.52% +3.85% +30.00%

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 12,598 11,908 14,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.77% 11.79% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9,369 9,237 10,902
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +5.43%

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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 2018. 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
West Midlands +59 17 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Midlands +33 17 £72,500 +20.83% 1
South East +34 11 £55,000 - 2
South West +3 4 - - 2
East of England +31 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
North of England - 1 £37,747 -
North West - 1 £37,747 -
GPG13
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, 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 33 (94.29%) SIEM
2 27 (77.14%) CISSP
3 23 (65.71%) ITIL
3 23 (65.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (60.00%) Service Management
5 20 (57.14%) Firewall
5 20 (57.14%) CEH
6 19 (54.29%) Information Security
6 19 (54.29%) GDPR
7 18 (51.43%) Management Information System
7 18 (51.43%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (48.57%) Line Management
8 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
8 17 (48.57%) Degree
8 17 (48.57%) Computer Science
8 17 (48.57%) Service Delivery
8 17 (48.57%) Citrix
8 17 (48.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (45.71%) Gantt Chart
9 16 (45.71%) IT Strategy
9 16 (45.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (45.71%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (45.71%) Presales
9 16 (45.71%) Due Diligence
9 16 (45.71%) ISEB
9 16 (45.71%) EMC
9 16 (45.71%) PMP
9 16 (45.71%) PMI Certification
9 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
9 16 (45.71%) NetApp

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) IaaS
1 16 (45.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.86%) DMZ
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) Intranet
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) GitLab
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 16 (45.71%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Architect
2 16 (45.71%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) SIEM Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Head of Security
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
1 1 (2.86%) RESTful
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Management Information System
2 17 (48.57%) Computer Science
3 16 (45.71%) CMDB
3 16 (45.71%) Data Centre
3 16 (45.71%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (25.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (8.57%) CESG
7 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (2.86%) Cyberattack
8 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (2.86%) NHS
8 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) SIEM
2 23 (65.71%) ITIL
3 21 (60.00%) Service Management
4 19 (54.29%) Information Security
5 18 (51.43%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (48.57%) Line Management
6 17 (48.57%) Service Delivery
6 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
7 16 (45.71%) Business Development
7 16 (45.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (45.71%) CRM
7 16 (45.71%) Customer Engagement
7 16 (45.71%) IT Governance
7 16 (45.71%) ITIL V3
7 16 (45.71%) PRINCE2
7 16 (45.71%) Project Management
7 16 (45.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (45.71%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (45.71%) TOGAF
7 16 (45.71%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) CISSP
2 20 (57.14%) CEH
3 17 (48.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (48.57%) Degree
4 16 (45.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (45.71%) ISEB
4 16 (45.71%) PMI Certification
4 16 (45.71%) PMP
5 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
5 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) SANS
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (5.71%) CCNA
8 2 (5.71%) CCNP
8 2 (5.71%) CISA
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.86%) CCDP
9 1 (2.86%) CISM
9 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (54.29%) GDPR
3 3 (8.57%) QA
4 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.86%) Kibana
3 1 (2.86%) logstash
3 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Citrix
2 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
2 16 (45.71%) EMC
2 16 (45.71%) NetApp
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Intel
4 3 (8.57%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk