NIST Jobs in the UK excluding London

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 325 339 340
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1 +52
Permanent jobs citing NIST 538 566 687
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.78% 0.89% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.66% 4.23% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 438 377 406
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £41,184
25th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £49,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £64,850
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +0.23% +16.32%
75th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London

NIST 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,510 13,370 11,897
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.78% 21.13% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,345 4,799 6,957
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £35,343
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +2.33%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in the UK excluding London

NIST
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for NIST in the UK excluding London

NIST
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for NIST in the UK excluding London

NIST
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 NIST within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +3 163 £50,500 -19.20% 31
North of England +90 148 £57,500 -11.37% 24
South West +25 102 £62,500 -7.41% 18
North West +51 92 £60,000 - 18
Midlands -50 60 £59,500 -5.93% 15
West Midlands -34 50 £62,500 - 13
Scotland -33 42 £60,000 +8.26% 8
Yorkshire +80 32 £55,000 -21.43% 4
North East +17 24 £42,500 -22.73% 2
East of England +17 18 £72,500 +3.57% 10
East Midlands -4 9 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Isle of Man -18 4 £46,500 -17.33% 1
Wales -5 1 £58,000 +5.45% 1
NIST
UK

NIST
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.42%) IIS
2 1 (0.19%) Apache
2 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 132 (24.54%) Azure
2 89 (16.54%) AWS
3 72 (13.38%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.53%) SaaS
5 17 (3.16%) IaaS
5 17 (3.16%) PaaS
6 16 (2.97%) Entra ID
7 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Purview
8 12 (2.23%) Azure Sentinel
9 11 (2.04%) GCP
10 7 (1.30%) Serverless
11 6 (1.12%) Azure DevOps
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (18.03%) Network Security
2 77 (14.31%) Firewall
3 42 (7.81%) WAN
4 30 (5.58%) SD-WAN
5 21 (3.90%) VPN
6 18 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (2.23%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.86%) LAN
9 9 (1.67%) Wireshark
10 7 (1.30%) DMZ
11 6 (1.12%) Wireless
12 5 (0.93%) Internet
13 3 (0.56%) HTTP
13 3 (0.56%) Modbus
13 3 (0.56%) PPP
13 3 (0.56%) tcpdump
13 3 (0.56%) VLAN
14 2 (0.37%) DNS
14 2 (0.37%) SMTP
14 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (2.23%) GitLab
2 10 (1.86%) JIRA
3 2 (0.37%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.37%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.37%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.19%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.19%) Git
4 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 116 (21.56%) Social Skills
2 105 (19.52%) Finance
3 64 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.88%) Retail
5 29 (5.39%) Military
6 25 (4.65%) Public Sector
7 24 (4.46%) Law
7 24 (4.46%) Legal
8 22 (4.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 20 (3.72%) Aerospace
10 13 (2.42%) Marketing
11 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.86%) Aviation
13 8 (1.49%) Automotive
13 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
14 6 (1.12%) Local Government
15 5 (0.93%) Fire and Rescue
16 4 (0.74%) Banking
16 4 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
17 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (18.59%) Consultant
2 97 (18.03%) Security Consultant
3 90 (16.73%) Security Specialist
4 85 (15.80%) Analyst
5 73 (13.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 69 (12.83%) Lead
7 67 (12.45%) Senior
8 66 (12.27%) Architect
9 63 (11.71%) Security Analyst
10 56 (10.41%) Security Architect
11 54 (10.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 48 (8.92%) Security Manager
13 44 (8.18%) Security Engineer
14 30 (5.58%) Lead Architect
15 27 (5.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 23 (4.28%) Lead Security Architect
17 21 (3.90%) Senior Consultant
17 21 (3.90%) Senior Security Consultant
18 20 (3.72%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
19 19 (3.53%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.86%) Web Services
2 8 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (1.49%) OAuth
2 8 (1.49%) SAML
3 6 (1.12%) Middleware
4 3 (0.56%) REST
4 3 (0.56%) SOAP
5 2 (0.37%) OpenID
5 2 (0.37%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.19%) NestJS
Miscellaneous
1 130 (24.16%) Management Information System
2 55 (10.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 39 (7.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 39 (7.25%) Security Posture
4 38 (7.06%) Cyber Threat
5 29 (5.39%) Cyber Defence
6 24 (4.46%) Operational Technology
7 19 (3.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 18 (3.35%) Data Centre
9 16 (2.97%) CESG
9 16 (2.97%) Cyberattack
9 16 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (2.97%) Product Ownership
10 12 (2.23%) Onboarding
10 12 (2.23%) Private Cloud
10 12 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (2.04%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.67%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.30%) SWIFT Messaging Network
14 6 (1.12%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.92%) Windows
2 22 (4.09%) Linux
3 16 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.30%) Android
5 7 (1.30%) Unix
6 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.74%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (75.28%) Cybersecurity
2 297 (55.20%) Information Security
3 142 (26.39%) Risk Management
4 107 (19.89%) Security Architecture
5 102 (18.96%) Security Operations
6 101 (18.77%) SIEM
7 92 (17.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 81 (15.06%) Incident Response
9 75 (13.94%) Security Management
10 72 (13.38%) Cloud Security
11 68 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
12 62 (11.52%) Mentoring
13 59 (10.97%) OWASP
14 57 (10.59%) Coaching
15 55 (10.22%) Application Security
16 53 (9.85%) Information Assurance
17 48 (8.92%) Information Security Management
18 45 (8.36%) Computer Science
19 43 (7.99%) Agile
19 43 (7.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.35%) PowerShell
2 13 (2.42%) Python
3 3 (0.56%) SQL
4 2 (0.37%) Bash
5 1 (0.19%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 165 (30.67%) CISSP
2 118 (21.93%) CISM
3 92 (17.10%) Security Cleared
4 87 (16.17%) Degree
5 59 (10.97%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (10.59%) CCSP
7 56 (10.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 48 (8.92%) CISA
9 45 (8.36%) CCSK
10 43 (7.99%) AWS Certification
11 39 (7.25%) SC Cleared
12 38 (7.06%) Azure Certification
13 36 (6.69%) DV Cleared
14 24 (4.46%) CRISC
15 17 (3.16%) CEH
15 17 (3.16%) CISMP
16 16 (2.97%) CompTIA Security+
16 16 (2.97%) PCI QSA
17 13 (2.42%) CompTIA CySA+
18 12 (2.23%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (49.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (21.93%) GRC
3 102 (18.96%) GDPR
4 97 (18.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 80 (14.87%) PCI DSS
6 70 (13.01%) Def Stans
7 63 (11.71%) NIST 800
8 53 (9.85%) NCSC
9 30 (5.58%) JSP 440
10 28 (5.20%) COBIT
10 28 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 28 (5.20%) RMADS
11 26 (4.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 24 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (2.60%) HIPAA
13 14 (2.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 10 (1.86%) ISO 31000
14 10 (1.86%) SOC 2
15 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (5.58%) Docker
2 27 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.49%) vSphere
4 7 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (7.43%) Single Sign-On
2 36 (6.69%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.42%) Terraform
4 12 (2.23%) CASB
5 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (1.67%) Nessus
7 6 (1.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 6 (1.12%) Nmap
8 3 (0.56%) SELinux
9 2 (0.37%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.19%) Ansible
10 1 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.19%) SCCM
10 1 (0.19%) Suricata
Vendors
1 93 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.16%) Splunk
3 15 (2.79%) Qualys
4 10 (1.86%) Tanium
5 9 (1.67%) Cadence
5 9 (1.67%) ServiceNow
5 9 (1.67%) Tripwire
6 8 (1.49%) Cisco
6 8 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 6 (1.12%) Rapid7
7 6 (1.12%) Thycotic
8 5 (0.93%) Citrix
8 5 (0.93%) Intel
9 4 (0.74%) Dell
9 4 (0.74%) VMware
10 3 (0.56%) Google
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle
11 2 (0.37%) CrowdStrike
11 2 (0.37%) Darktrace
11 2 (0.37%) ForgeRock