Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 827 887 851
Rank change year-on-year +60 -36 +129
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 28 29 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.033% 0.029% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.25% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 20
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £45,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £85,625 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -18.52% +3.85% +13.04%

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 11,945 11,832 12,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.28% 11.95% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,795 9,169 9,831
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
West Midlands +39 17 £72,500 +16.00%
Midlands +25 17 £72,500 +16.00%
South East +34 8 £55,000 -10.20%
East of England +33 3 - -
GPG13
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 28 (100.00%) CISSP
1 28 (100.00%) SIEM
2 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (67.86%) CEH
3 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 19 (67.86%) ITIL
4 18 (64.29%) Information Security
4 18 (64.29%) Data Centre
5 17 (60.71%) CompTIA Security+
5 17 (60.71%) Degree
5 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
5 17 (60.71%) Citrix
5 17 (60.71%) Service Delivery
5 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
6 16 (57.14%) Project Management
6 16 (57.14%) Service Management
6 16 (57.14%) PMP
6 16 (57.14%) PMI Certification
6 16 (57.14%) NetApp
6 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
6 16 (57.14%) PRINCE2
6 16 (57.14%) CRM
6 16 (57.14%) EMC
6 16 (57.14%) ISEB
6 16 (57.14%) Publishing
6 16 (57.14%) VMware
6 16 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
6 16 (57.14%) TOGAF
6 16 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (57.14%) Business Development

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 16 (57.14%) IaaS
1 16 (57.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DMZ
3 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
General
1 16 (57.14%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Architect
2 16 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) SIEM Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Head of Compliance
7 1 (3.57%) Head of Security
7 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
3 16 (57.14%) CMDB
3 16 (57.14%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (32.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) SIEM
2 19 (67.86%) ITIL
3 18 (64.29%) Information Security
4 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
4 17 (60.71%) Service Delivery
5 16 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (57.14%) Customer Engagement
5 16 (57.14%) Data Protection
5 16 (57.14%) Due Diligence
5 16 (57.14%) Gantt Chart
5 16 (57.14%) IT Strategy
5 16 (57.14%) ITIL V3
5 16 (57.14%) Line Management
5 16 (57.14%) Presales
5 16 (57.14%) Service Management
5 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 16 (57.14%) Thought Leadership
5 16 (57.14%) TOGAF
5 16 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) CISSP
2 19 (67.86%) CEH
3 17 (60.71%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (60.71%) Degree
4 16 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (57.14%) ISEB
4 16 (57.14%) PMI Certification
4 16 (57.14%) PMP
5 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) SANS
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.71%) MCSE
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.14%) CCNP
8 2 (7.14%) CISA
8 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) CISM
9 1 (3.57%) ISACA
9 1 (3.57%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (57.14%) GDPR
3 3 (10.71%) QA
4 2 (7.14%) NIST 800
5 1 (3.57%) COBIT
5 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) EnCase
1 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (7.14%) Nexpose
1 2 (7.14%) QRadar
2 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Citrix
2 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 16 (57.14%) EMC
2 16 (57.14%) NetApp
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Intel
4 3 (10.71%) Juniper
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Splunk
5 2 (7.14%) Becrypt
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint