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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 899 954
Rank change year-on-year +36 +55  
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 11 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.049% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.096% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 31
Median salary £57,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.39% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £49,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year +7.14% +28.10%  

BitLocker is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11453 12532 13043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.89% 12.71% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9708 10647 10774
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BitLocker as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BitLocker.

Salary trend for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 11 £57,500 +76.92% 4
London +16 6 £65,000 +100.00% 3
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
South East +34 1 £57,500 +2.22%
West Midlands +16 1 £30,000 -38.77%
Walsall - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing BitLocker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (55.00%) SCCM
5 10 (50.00%) Office 365
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
8 7 (35.00%) Skype
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix
9 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
9 6 (30.00%) Presales
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (25.00%) XenApp
10 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 5 (25.00%) LANDesk
10 5 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
10 5 (25.00%) User Experience
10 5 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 5 (25.00%) Disk Encryption

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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Skype
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CESG
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Presales
2 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 5 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Altiris
4 5 (25.00%) AppSense
4 5 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
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