Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 776 843 985
Rank change year-on-year +67 +142 +102
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 76 112 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 98
10th Percentile £29,738 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £42,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.80% -20.48% +7.69%
75th Percentile £66,563 £53,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £76,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +42.86%

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 15,697 18,880 24,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.59% 17.17% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,760 15,553 19,689
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,975
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +122 69 £43,000 +7.50% 9
UK excluding London +67 59 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Midlands +22 27 £70,000 +40.00% 1
West Midlands +12 27 £70,000 +95.80% 1
London +109 16 £42,500 -11.92% 1
South West +20 13 - -
Wales +42 12 £32,500 -38.10% 1
North of England +28 11 £42,500 +23.19% 3
North West +36 6 £42,500 +34.92% 3
Yorkshire +4 5 £44,870 +15.79%
Work from Home -128 3 £65,000 +49.43% 1
South East +53 1 £25,000 -39.39% 4
East of England - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
3 50 (65.79%) Microsoft 365
4 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
5 40 (52.63%) Azure
6 38 (50.00%) SCCM
7 34 (44.74%) Change Management
8 33 (43.42%) PowerShell
9 29 (38.16%) Windows 10
9 29 (38.16%) Windows Server
9 29 (38.16%) Firewall
10 27 (35.53%) Citrix
11 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Office
12 24 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (30.26%) Problem Management
14 22 (28.95%) Apple
15 21 (27.63%) McAfee
16 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Intune
17 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (25.00%) VMware
18 18 (23.68%) Firmware
18 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
18 18 (23.68%) XenDesktop
19 17 (22.37%) Mobile Device Management
19 17 (22.37%) VPN
19 17 (22.37%) Cisco
19 17 (22.37%) Configuration Management
20 16 (21.05%) Sophos
20 16 (21.05%) Service Management
20 16 (21.05%) XenApp

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 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (52.63%) Azure
3 11 (14.47%) AWS
4 7 (9.21%) OneDrive
5 5 (6.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.58%) IaaS
6 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (5.26%) Mimecast
6 4 (5.26%) PaaS
6 4 (5.26%) SaaS
7 3 (3.95%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.16%) Firewall
2 17 (22.37%) VPN
3 13 (17.11%) iSCSI
4 11 (14.47%) DNS
5 10 (13.16%) Cisco ISE
5 10 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (7.89%) Network Security
6 6 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (6.58%) DHCP
7 5 (6.58%) Skype
8 1 (1.32%) ADSL
8 1 (1.32%) Broadband
8 1 (1.32%) DMZ
8 1 (1.32%) Internet
8 1 (1.32%) MPLS
8 1 (1.32%) PBX
8 1 (1.32%) SSL
8 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
General
1 13 (17.11%) Digital Economy
2 5 (6.58%) Law
2 5 (6.58%) Publishing
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) Support Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Security Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Consultant
9 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
9 6 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Deskside Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) IT Support
10 5 (6.58%) Security Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Server Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) OAuth
1 4 (5.26%) SAML
2 1 (1.32%) COM
2 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.16%) PKI
4 7 (9.21%) iPad
5 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.58%) Driving Licence
6 5 (6.58%) Handset
7 4 (5.26%) iPhone
8 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.32%) EPoS
8 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows 10
2 29 (38.16%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 11 (14.47%) Mac OS
5 10 (13.16%) Linux
5 10 (13.16%) Unix
6 8 (10.53%) Android
6 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 6 (7.89%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Change Management
2 24 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (30.26%) Problem Management
4 17 (22.37%) Configuration Management
4 17 (22.37%) Mobile Device Management
5 16 (21.05%) Service Management
6 15 (19.74%) Information Security
6 15 (19.74%) ITIL
7 14 (18.42%) Line Management
8 13 (17.11%) Process Improvement
8 13 (17.11%) Server Management
9 11 (14.47%) Antivirus Management
10 10 (13.16%) Analytics
10 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
10 10 (13.16%) Low Latency
10 10 (13.16%) Secure Coding
10 10 (13.16%) Security Operations
10 10 (13.16%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.16%) C++
2 10 (13.16%) Java
2 10 (13.16%) Perl
2 10 (13.16%) Python
3 7 (9.21%) SQL
4 4 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (7.89%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCITP
5 1 (1.32%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) GDPR
2 7 (9.21%) SLA
3 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.63%) PMO
5 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (23.68%) Firmware
3 18 (23.68%) XenDesktop
4 16 (21.05%) XenApp
5 13 (17.11%) Hyper-V
5 13 (17.11%) NFS
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (50.00%) SCCM
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (17.11%) Backup Exec
4 12 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (11.84%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (5.26%) Nessus
6 4 (5.26%) OpenVAS
7 2 (2.63%) SCOM
8 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) Microsoft
2 27 (35.53%) Citrix
3 22 (28.95%) Apple
4 21 (27.63%) McAfee
5 19 (25.00%) VMware
6 17 (22.37%) Cisco
7 16 (21.05%) Sophos
8 13 (17.11%) Veeam
9 12 (15.79%) Symantec
10 11 (14.47%) FireEye
10 11 (14.47%) Tanium
11 10 (13.16%) HP
11 10 (13.16%) IBM
11 10 (13.16%) Remedy
12 8 (10.53%) Becrypt
12 8 (10.53%) MobileIron
13 7 (9.21%) Mitel
14 5 (6.58%) Meraki
14 5 (6.58%) ServiceNow
14 5 (6.58%) TOWER Software