Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1142 1142 1227
Rank change year-on-year 0 +85 +88
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 33 103 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 87 67
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +21.62% -17.78%
10th Percentile £25,050 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £49,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% +8.53%

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 22443 24524 25230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 12.49% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18885 20777 20901
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Top 9 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 24 August 2017. 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 +16 33 £57,500 +76.92% 4
UK excluding London +12 18 £35,000 -28.57% 4
London +8 14 £65,000 +100.00%
South West - 11 £46,000 -
Midlands +27 4 £26,500 -5.36%
West Midlands +22 4 £26,500 -5.36%
South East +81 2 £57,500 - 3
North of England -5 1 £24,000 -21.31%
North West - 1 £24,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
3 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 23 (69.70%) Office 365
5 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
6 19 (57.58%) Windows 7
7 15 (45.45%) SCCM
8 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (36.36%) SCOM
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (33.33%) Firewall
10 11 (33.33%) ITIL
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
11 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
11 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
11 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
12 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (27.27%) HP
12 9 (27.27%) VMware
12 9 (27.27%) Apple
12 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
13 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (21.21%) McAfee
14 7 (21.21%) Change Management
14 7 (21.21%) Windows 8

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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
1 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) SAS
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (69.70%) Office 365
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.12%) OneDrive
4 2 (6.06%) Akamai
4 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 4 (12.12%) Skype
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) SMTP
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) HTTP
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Redis
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 7 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Software Packaging
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) CESG
1 4 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (12.12%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) BYOD
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows 7
3 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
7 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
8 3 (9.09%) Linux
9 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Change Management
3 6 (18.18%) Line Management
3 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Boundary Protection
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (12.12%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (12.12%) Disk Encryption
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.12%) ITSM
5 4 (12.12%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (12.12%) Presales
5 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Threat Detection
5 4 (12.12%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
3 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (18.18%) XenApp
5 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCCM
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (36.36%) SCOM
3 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (12.12%) SCVMM
4 4 (12.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (6.06%) WSUS
6 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Apple
2 9 (27.27%) HP
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) McAfee
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Altiris
5 4 (12.12%) AppSense
5 4 (12.12%) Bloomberg
5 4 (12.12%) LANDesk
5 4 (12.12%) Reuters
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.06%) Becrypt
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) Meraki
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.06%) Wyse
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR