Period
to 27 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 657 982 1046
Rank change year-on-year +325 +64 +103
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 40 85 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.063% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 96
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -12.20% +11.41%
10th Percentile £28,298 £25,300 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -12.50% -5.88%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,137 23,361 24,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.46% 17.18% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 19,258 20,008
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +8.97%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BitLocker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BitLocker.

Salary trend for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing BitLocker over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the UK over the 6 months to 27 October 2020. 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
England +339 34 £52,500 +16.67% 8
UK excluding London +290 21 £52,500 +50.00% 8
London +227 13 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Midlands +134 12 £70,000 +102.90% 1
West Midlands +101 12 £70,000 +102.90% 1
Work from Home - 5 £47,500 - 1
North of England +150 4 £40,000 +31.15% 1
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
South East +196 2 £35,000 +52.21% 1
Yorkshire +123 2 £40,000 +66.67% 1
North West +122 2 - -

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
3 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (60.00%) SCCM
4 22 (55.00%) Firewall
5 20 (50.00%) Azure
5 20 (50.00%) Office 365
6 19 (47.50%) Change Management
7 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
8 15 (37.50%) Citrix
9 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (32.50%) Windows 10
10 13 (32.50%) VPN
11 12 (30.00%) VMware
11 12 (30.00%) Information Security
11 12 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (27.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (27.50%) Antivirus Management
12 11 (27.50%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
12 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
12 11 (27.50%) Symantec
12 11 (27.50%) McAfee
12 11 (27.50%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (27.50%) Sophos
13 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 10 (25.00%) Firmware
13 10 (25.00%) IBM

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Azure
1 20 (50.00%) Office 365
2 11 (27.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.00%) AWS
4 2 (5.00%) GCP
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) VPN
3 6 (15.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.00%) Wireless
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) Skype
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) FTP
7 1 (2.50%) HTTP
7 1 (2.50%) Intranet
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) WAAS
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Consultant
1 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 8 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix Support
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 10
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (7.50%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Change Management
2 14 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (30.00%) Information Security
3 12 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (27.50%) Antivirus Management
4 11 (27.50%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (25.00%) Analytics
5 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 10 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 10 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 10 (25.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
7 8 (20.00%) Line Management
8 7 (17.50%) Server Management
9 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (17.50%) C++
3 7 (17.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CEH
3 1 (2.50%) CISA
3 1 (2.50%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) GCFA
3 1 (2.50%) GCIH
3 1 (2.50%) GIAC
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) BS25999
2 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (7.50%) SLA
4 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.00%) Firmware
3 10 (25.00%) XenApp
4 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
6 6 (15.00%) NFS
7 4 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (60.00%) SCCM
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (27.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.00%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.50%) EnCase
6 1 (2.50%) FTK
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
3 12 (30.00%) VMware
4 11 (27.50%) McAfee
4 11 (27.50%) Sophos
4 11 (27.50%) Symantec
5 10 (25.00%) FireEye
5 10 (25.00%) IBM
5 10 (25.00%) Tanium
6 6 (15.00%) Apple
6 6 (15.00%) TOWER Software
6 6 (15.00%) Veeam
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (7.50%) Adobe
8 3 (7.50%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) CA
9 2 (5.00%) Google
9 2 (5.00%) Ivanti
9 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds