Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 957 661 991
Rank change year-on-year -296 +330 +65
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 94 41 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.083% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 68 30 65
10th Percentile £24,900 £28,475 £25,300
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £56,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.56% +25.00% -10.00%
75th Percentile £74,063 £66,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £58,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -36.17% +67.86% -12.50%

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 22,681 9,156 23,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.84% 18.45% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15,553 7,862 19,698
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Top 13 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 28 October 2021. 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 -290 87 £42,948 -21.91% 17
UK excluding London -202 62 £37,500 -36.17% 12
London -230 27 £72,500 +31.82% 7
Yorkshire -79 19 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North of England -120 19 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Midlands -120 16 £24,250 -65.36% 2
Work from Home -254 13 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands -100 11 £23,500 -66.43% 1
South East -162 11 £52,500 +75.00% 2
East of England - 8 - - 1
Wales - 7 £32,500 - 2
South West -85 6 £41,000 +9.33% 1
East Midlands - 5 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 85 (90.43%) Windows
2 80 (85.11%) Microsoft
3 71 (75.53%) Active Directory
4 64 (68.09%) Microsoft 365
5 58 (61.70%) Azure
6 53 (56.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 52 (55.32%) Windows 10
8 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
9 42 (44.68%) Apple
10 40 (42.55%) SCCM
11 37 (39.36%) Cisco
12 34 (36.17%) Social Skills
13 33 (35.11%) ITIL
14 31 (32.98%) Android
15 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (28.72%) SLA
17 26 (27.66%) SharePoint
18 25 (26.60%) Firewall
18 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
18 25 (26.60%) Data Centre
19 24 (25.53%) OneDrive
19 24 (25.53%) Azure Active Directory
20 23 (24.47%) Apple iOS
21 18 (19.15%) Change Management
21 18 (19.15%) Service Management
21 18 (19.15%) Project Delivery
22 17 (18.09%) VMware
22 17 (18.09%) Citrix
22 17 (18.09%) Presales
22 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 26 (27.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.26%) SAS
4 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (68.09%) Microsoft 365
2 58 (61.70%) Azure
3 24 (25.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 24 (25.53%) OneDrive
4 12 (12.77%) AWS
5 9 (9.57%) Power Platform
6 7 (7.45%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (7.45%) SaaS
7 6 (6.38%) IaaS
7 6 (6.38%) Mimecast
8 5 (5.32%) PaaS
9 1 (1.06%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.06%) Slack
9 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) Firewall
2 16 (17.02%) DHCP
3 15 (15.96%) DNS
4 14 (14.89%) VPN
5 13 (13.83%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (11.70%) LAN
6 11 (11.70%) WAN
7 10 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (6.38%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (6.38%) VLAN
8 6 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.26%) Telepresence
10 3 (3.19%) Internet
10 3 (3.19%) Network Security
10 3 (3.19%) SAN
10 3 (3.19%) Skype
11 2 (2.13%) MPLS
11 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) AutoIt
General
1 34 (36.17%) Social Skills
2 12 (12.77%) Law
3 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.51%) French Language
4 8 (8.51%) Spanish Language
5 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.26%) Digital Economy
6 4 (4.26%) Finance
7 2 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.06%) Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Analyst
2 11 (11.70%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (8.51%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Consultant
4 7 (7.45%) IT Manager
4 7 (7.45%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Network Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) COM
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) JSON
2 1 (1.06%) SAML
2 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) PKI
2 5 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.06%) Handset
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 85 (90.43%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) Windows 10
3 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
4 31 (32.98%) Android
5 23 (24.47%) Apple iOS
6 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.64%) Mac OS
8 8 (8.51%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
12 4 (4.26%) VMS
13 2 (2.13%) Linux
13 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) ITIL
2 18 (19.15%) Change Management
2 18 (19.15%) Project Delivery
2 18 (19.15%) Service Management
3 17 (18.09%) Incident Management
3 17 (18.09%) Presales
4 15 (15.96%) Business Development
4 15 (15.96%) Problem Management
4 15 (15.96%) Project Management
4 15 (15.96%) Server Management
5 14 (14.89%) Service Delivery
6 13 (13.83%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
7 12 (12.77%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (10.64%) ITSM
9 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.57%) Information Security
10 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (8.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.45%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) VBScript
4 1 (1.06%) C
4 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.70%) MCSE
4 9 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (7.45%) A+ Certification
6 6 (6.38%) CCNA
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (4.26%) CEH
9 3 (3.19%) CISM
9 3 (3.19%) CISSP
10 2 (2.13%) CISA
10 2 (2.13%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) GCFA
10 2 (2.13%) GCIH
10 2 (2.13%) GIAC
10 2 (2.13%) MCP
10 2 (2.13%) MCSA
10 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.72%) SLA
2 11 (11.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (7.45%) GDPR
5 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
6 3 (3.19%) ISO 22301
6 3 (3.19%) ITGC
6 3 (3.19%) NIST
7 1 (1.06%) PMO
7 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 71 (75.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.51%) Firmware
4 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (5.32%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.32%) XenApp
6 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.26%) NFS
8 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 53 (56.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 40 (42.55%) SCCM
3 12 (12.77%) Jamf Pro
3 12 (12.77%) SCOM
4 8 (8.51%) Nessus
4 8 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (7.45%) WSUS
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
7 4 (4.26%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (2.13%) EnCase
8 2 (2.13%) FTK
9 1 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.06%) CASB
9 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 80 (85.11%) Microsoft
2 42 (44.68%) Apple
3 37 (39.36%) Cisco
4 17 (18.09%) Citrix
4 17 (18.09%) VMware
5 12 (12.77%) Qualys
5 12 (12.77%) SAP
6 7 (7.45%) AlienVault
6 7 (7.45%) McAfee
6 7 (7.45%) Veeam
7 6 (6.38%) HP
7 6 (6.38%) Meraki
7 6 (6.38%) Remedy
8 5 (5.32%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (5.32%) Becrypt
8 5 (5.32%) IBM
8 5 (5.32%) MobileIron
9 4 (4.26%) CyberArk
9 4 (4.26%) FireEye
9 4 (4.26%) Xerox