Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1136 1228
Rank change year-on-year +54 +92 +59
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 97 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.025% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 39 32
UK median annual salary £46,000 £49,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% +25.64% +18.18%
10th Percentile £26,400 £28,000 £31,600
90th Percentile £59,938 £58,850 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.12% +3.16% +58.33%

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 22,538 21,634 24,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.11% 12.30% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18,760 17,948 20,406
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Top 12 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 21 January 2018. 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 +84 97 £46,000 +64.29% 19
UK excluding London +22 50 £46,000 -6.12% 13
London +49 47 £47,500 -17.39% 7
South West +33 26 £46,000 +40.67% 3
South East +19 10 £25,750 +11.96% 3
Midlands +24 9 £47,500 +69.64% 2
West Midlands -2 5 £54,375 +94.20% 1
East Midlands +30 4 £42,500 - 1
North of England +12 4 £57,500 +17.35% 1
Yorkshire +28 3 £57,500 +17.35%
East of England +9 1 £35,000 - 3
North West - 1 £28,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 86 (88.66%) Windows
2 82 (84.54%) Microsoft
3 80 (82.47%) SCCM
4 75 (77.32%) Active Directory
5 63 (64.95%) Office 365
6 58 (59.79%) ITIL
7 52 (53.61%) Service Delivery
8 50 (51.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 46 (47.42%) Microsoft Office
9 46 (47.42%) Windows Server
10 45 (46.39%) McAfee
11 42 (43.30%) Windows 10
12 39 (40.21%) SCOM
13 38 (39.18%) SCVMM
13 38 (39.18%) PowerShell
13 38 (39.18%) Firewall
13 38 (39.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 37 (38.14%) VMware
15 33 (34.02%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
17 31 (31.96%) Citrix
17 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (30.93%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (29.90%) SharePoint
19 29 (29.90%) Service Management
19 29 (29.90%) Degree
20 27 (27.84%) Microsoft App-V
20 27 (27.84%) Network Security
21 26 (26.80%) Problem Management

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 29 (29.90%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.15%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.12%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (47.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (64.95%) Office 365
2 50 (51.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (30.93%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (17.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (12.37%) OneDrive
6 4 (4.12%) IaaS
7 3 (3.09%) GitHub
8 2 (2.06%) PaaS
9 1 (1.03%) Akamai
9 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.18%) Firewall
2 27 (27.84%) Network Security
3 24 (24.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (14.43%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (7.22%) DNS
6 6 (6.19%) DHCP
7 5 (5.15%) Skype
7 5 (5.15%) VPN
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.09%) HTTP
10 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.06%) SAN
11 1 (1.03%) LAN
11 1 (1.03%) NAS
11 1 (1.03%) SMTP
11 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.03%) WAN
11 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Big Data
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MSI
2 4 (4.12%) AdminStudio
2 4 (4.12%) InstallShield
3 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.09%) Maven
3 3 (3.09%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Publishing
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (24.74%) Cloud Engineer
2 24 (24.74%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (20.62%) Analyst
4 18 (18.56%) Desktop Support
5 14 (14.43%) SCCM Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Security Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) Consultant
8 9 (9.28%) Support Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (8.25%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) IT Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) Service Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Support
12 5 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) Web Services
2 3 (3.09%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.06%) SAML
3 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.02%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (24.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 24 (24.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (19.59%) User Experience
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.06%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 2 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.03%) BYOD
7 1 (1.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 86 (88.66%) Windows
2 46 (47.42%) Windows Server
3 42 (43.30%) Windows 10
4 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.15%) Linux
7 5 (5.15%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.12%) Unix
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) Android
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) ITIL
2 52 (53.61%) Service Delivery
3 29 (29.90%) Service Management
4 26 (26.80%) Problem Management
5 24 (24.74%) Boundary Protection
5 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (24.74%) Data Loss Prevention
5 24 (24.74%) ITIL V3
5 24 (24.74%) ITSM
5 24 (24.74%) Network Virtualisation
5 24 (24.74%) Proactive Management
5 24 (24.74%) Threat Detection
6 18 (18.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 17 (17.53%) Data Protection
8 15 (15.46%) Mobile Device Management
9 14 (14.43%) Application Virtualisation
9 14 (14.43%) Customer-Centricity
9 14 (14.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 10 (10.31%) Security Management
11 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.22%) VBScript
3 3 (3.09%) C#
3 3 (3.09%) Perl
3 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Degree
2 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
3 21 (21.65%) MCSE
3 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.40%) MCSA
5 9 (9.28%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) A+ Certification
6 5 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.09%) CISA
7 3 (3.09%) CISSP
7 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) GDPR
3 4 (4.12%) QA
4 3 (3.09%) COBIT
4 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (77.32%) Active Directory
2 38 (39.18%) Virtual Desktop
3 29 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (27.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
6 18 (18.56%) XenApp
6 18 (18.56%) XenDesktop
7 14 (14.43%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.09%) Docker
10 1 (1.03%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (82.47%) SCCM
2 39 (40.21%) SCOM
3 38 (39.18%) SCVMM
4 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (19.59%) SCOrch
5 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 14 (14.43%) SCDPM
5 14 (14.43%) SCSM
6 12 (12.37%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (12.37%) WSUS
7 6 (6.19%) AirWatch
8 5 (5.15%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (5.15%) Nessus
8 5 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (5.15%) vRealize
9 3 (3.09%) Ansible
9 3 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (3.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Perfmon
10 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 82 (84.54%) Microsoft
2 45 (46.39%) McAfee
3 37 (38.14%) VMware
4 31 (31.96%) Citrix
5 9 (9.28%) Apple
5 9 (9.28%) Palo Alto
6 6 (6.19%) MobileIron
7 5 (5.15%) Adobe
7 5 (5.15%) Cylance
7 5 (5.15%) Lumension
7 5 (5.15%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.15%) Symantec
8 4 (4.12%) Capita
8 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco
8 4 (4.12%) Dell
8 4 (4.12%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.06%) Altiris
9 2 (2.06%) HP
10 1 (1.03%) TOWER Software