Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 982 1090 1163
Rank change year-on-year +108 +73 +93
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 130 120 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.068% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.51% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89 91 28
UK median annual salary £58,500 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.16% -4.04% +4.21%
10th Percentile £26,550 £26,250 £39,155
90th Percentile £76,000 £73,750 £59,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -13.27% +3.16%

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 23,459 23,459 21,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.58% 13.33% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,183 19,394 17,909
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Top 14 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 16 February 2019. 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 +87 125 £58,500 +23.16% 12
London +48 66 £65,000 +30.00% 5
UK excluding London +56 58 £47,500 +11.76% 7
East of England +55 22 £46,250 +68.18% 2
South East +40 12 £48,750 +89.32% 2
Midlands +35 10 £60,000 +41.18%
North of England +52 8 £27,500 -37.14% 1
West Midlands +30 8 £60,000 +10.34%
Scotland - 5 £38,000 -
North West +30 4 £60,000 +110.53%
South West -5 4 £60,000 +30.43% 2
Yorkshire +41 3 £25,000 -56.52% 1
East Midlands +23 2 - -
North East - 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 128 (98.46%) Windows
2 113 (86.92%) Microsoft
3 105 (80.77%) SCCM
4 92 (70.77%) Active Directory
5 87 (66.92%) Windows 10
6 79 (60.77%) ITIL
7 77 (59.23%) Citrix
8 66 (50.77%) Windows Server
9 65 (50.00%) VMware
10 61 (46.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (46.92%) Windows 7
11 60 (46.15%) Office 365
12 47 (36.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (32.31%) PowerShell
14 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (31.54%) XenDesktop
15 40 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
16 38 (29.23%) Microsoft App-V
16 38 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 38 (29.23%) VMware ESXi
17 37 (28.46%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (28.46%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (26.92%) SCOrch
18 35 (26.92%) User Experience
19 33 (25.38%) Presales
19 33 (25.38%) VBScript
20 32 (24.62%) Microsoft Intune
21 31 (23.85%) SCOM
22 30 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
22 30 (23.08%) SQL Server

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 17 (13.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (46.15%) Office 365
2 38 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (16.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.62%) IaaS
5 4 (3.08%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.08%) DNS
2 16 (12.31%) DHCP
2 16 (12.31%) Fibre Channel
2 16 (12.31%) Firewall
3 15 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (8.46%) LAN
5 10 (7.69%) Network Security
6 8 (6.15%) Skype
6 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.15%) WAN
7 6 (4.62%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.62%) Wireless
8 5 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.31%) VoIP
9 3 (2.31%) VPN
9 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.54%) HTTP
10 2 (1.54%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.54%) Internet
11 1 (0.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (15.38%) WinDbg
2 7 (5.38%) AdminStudio
2 7 (5.38%) InstallShield
3 6 (4.62%) MSI
General
1 9 (6.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Electronics
3 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (17.69%) Desktop Engineer
1 23 (17.69%) SCCM Engineer
2 22 (16.92%) Architect
3 20 (15.38%) PowerShell Engineer
4 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (14.62%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 19 (14.62%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (10.77%) Consultant
6 14 (10.77%) Desktop Support
7 11 (8.46%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Build Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Desktop Build Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Senior Build Engineer
8 10 (7.69%) Windows Build Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Deskside Support
9 8 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) Software Packaging
2 5 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.31%) COM
4 2 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.92%) User Experience
2 28 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
3 18 (13.85%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 9 (6.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (6.15%) Smartphone
6 8 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (5.38%) Fat Client
7 7 (5.38%) Thin Client
8 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (3.08%) BYOD
11 2 (1.54%) AS400
11 2 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.54%) PKI
12 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 128 (98.46%) Windows
2 87 (66.92%) Windows 10
3 66 (50.77%) Windows Server
4 61 (46.92%) Windows 7
5 47 (36.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.92%) Android
9 7 (5.38%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.08%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (60.77%) ITIL
2 37 (28.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 37 (28.46%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (25.38%) Presales
4 30 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 29 (22.31%) Service Management
6 26 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 26 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 23 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (17.69%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (16.92%) Customer Engagement
8 22 (16.92%) Technical Leadership
9 21 (16.15%) ITIL V3
10 20 (15.38%) Change Management
10 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (14.62%) Analytical Thinking
11 19 (14.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (13.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 18 (13.85%) Security Patching
13 17 (13.08%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.31%) PowerShell
2 33 (25.38%) VBScript
3 14 (10.77%) SQL
4 8 (6.15%) C
5 4 (3.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (18.46%) Degree
3 20 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (14.62%) MCSA
5 14 (10.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (9.23%) MCSE
7 7 (5.38%) MCDST
7 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.08%) CCNA
9 4 (3.08%) CCNP
9 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.08%) MCP
10 3 (2.31%) ACSP
10 3 (2.31%) MCITP
11 2 (1.54%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.54%) MOS
11 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 92 (70.77%) Active Directory
2 61 (46.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (31.54%) XenDesktop
4 38 (29.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 38 (29.23%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (18.46%) XenApp
6 20 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (12.31%) vSphere
8 15 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (10.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (4.62%) Terminal Server
11 5 (3.85%) Terminal Services
12 4 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (3.08%) XenServer
13 2 (1.54%) Firmware
13 2 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 105 (80.77%) SCCM
2 35 (26.92%) SCOrch
3 32 (24.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (23.85%) SCOM
5 29 (22.31%) WSUS
6 20 (15.38%) Perfmon
6 20 (15.38%) SCVMM
6 20 (15.38%) vRealize
6 20 (15.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 19 (14.62%) AirWatch
8 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 15 (11.54%) SCDPM
8 15 (11.54%) SCSM
9 14 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (10.77%) PowerCLI
9 14 (10.77%) Puppet
10 5 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (3.08%) Nessus
11 4 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 113 (86.92%) Microsoft
2 77 (59.23%) Citrix
3 65 (50.00%) VMware
4 25 (19.23%) McAfee
5 22 (16.92%) HP
6 19 (14.62%) MobileIron
7 16 (12.31%) 3PAR
7 16 (12.31%) Brocade
8 10 (7.69%) Apple
9 9 (6.92%) Ivanti
10 8 (6.15%) Bloomberg
11 6 (4.62%) Okta
11 6 (4.62%) Snow
12 4 (3.08%) NetApp
12 4 (3.08%) SonicWALL
12 4 (3.08%) Symantec
13 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.31%) Cisco
14 2 (1.54%) Cognizant
14 2 (1.54%) Remedy