Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1027 1127 1198
Rank change year-on-year +100 +71 +76
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 142 19 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.011% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.090% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 22 61
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.48% +12.78% +23.29%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +43.94%

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 24,256 21,030 24,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.07% 12.42% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,669 17,632 21,128
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

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 May 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 24 May 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 +137 142 £50,000 -13.04% 13
UK excluding London +46 73 £40,000 -20.00% 9
London +72 65 £50,000 -21.57% 8
South West - 27 £41,250 -
Midlands +24 20 £45,000 +50.00% 4
North of England +21 13 £30,000 +25.00%
East Midlands - 12 £45,000 - 2
North West +5 10 £28,500 +18.75%
East of England - 9 £27,500 -
West Midlands +15 8 £48,750 +62.50% 2
South East -11 4 £51,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 132 (92.96%) Windows
2 107 (75.35%) SCCM
3 105 (73.94%) Microsoft
4 90 (63.38%) Windows 10
5 80 (56.34%) Active Directory
5 80 (56.34%) Office 365
6 70 (49.30%) ITIL
7 62 (43.66%) PowerShell
8 60 (42.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 57 (40.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 55 (38.73%) Microsoft Office
11 54 (38.03%) VMware
12 51 (35.92%) Windows Server
13 47 (33.10%) Service Delivery
14 42 (29.58%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (28.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (26.06%) Citrix
17 37 (26.06%) Windows 7
17 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
17 37 (26.06%) SCOM
18 36 (25.35%) Hyper-V
19 35 (24.65%) SCVMM
19 35 (24.65%) Virtual Desktop
20 33 (23.24%) McAfee
20 33 (23.24%) SQL Server
21 30 (21.13%) Degree
22 29 (20.42%) XenApp
22 29 (20.42%) Firewall
23 28 (19.72%) Amazon AWS

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 24 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.45%) IIS
3 9 (6.34%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (38.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.41%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 80 (56.34%) Office 365
2 57 (40.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (13.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (7.04%) PaaS
5 10 (7.04%) SaaS
6 7 (4.93%) IaaS
7 6 (4.23%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.11%) GitHub
9 2 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.42%) Firewall
2 21 (14.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 21 (14.79%) Network Security
3 18 (12.68%) DNS
4 16 (11.27%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (7.04%) DHCP
6 9 (6.34%) VPN
7 5 (3.52%) HTTP
7 5 (3.52%) Kerberos
7 5 (3.52%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.52%) SAN
7 5 (3.52%) Skype
7 5 (3.52%) VLAN
8 2 (1.41%) WebEx
9 1 (0.70%) LAN
9 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) Big Data
2 5 (3.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) AdminStudio
2 12 (8.45%) InstallShield
3 7 (4.93%) MSI
4 3 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.11%) Maven
4 3 (2.11%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (6.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Publishing
3 3 (2.11%) Law
4 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (26.76%) Desktop Support
3 27 (19.01%) Desktop Engineer
3 27 (19.01%) SCCM Engineer
4 21 (14.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 21 (14.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (11.97%) Consultant
6 16 (11.27%) Architect
7 15 (10.56%) Analyst
8 13 (9.15%) Technical Architect
9 11 (7.75%) Deployment Engineer
10 10 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.34%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (6.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.34%) Support Analyst
12 8 (5.63%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.93%) Senior Desktop Engineer
14 6 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 5 (3.52%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) Web Services
2 7 (4.93%) Software Packaging
3 5 (3.52%) SAML
4 2 (1.41%) .NET
4 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.70%) COM
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (16.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (14.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (14.08%) User Experience
5 16 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (4.23%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.52%) Clustering
7 5 (3.52%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.52%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.82%) CMDB
9 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 132 (92.96%) Windows
2 90 (63.38%) Windows 10
3 51 (35.92%) Windows Server
4 37 (26.06%) Windows 7
4 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.75%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.52%) Windows NT
7 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.41%) Android
8 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.30%) ITIL
2 47 (33.10%) Service Delivery
3 25 (17.61%) Disk Encryption
4 24 (16.90%) ITIL V3
4 24 (16.90%) Problem Management
4 24 (16.90%) Service Management
5 23 (16.20%) ITSM
6 22 (15.49%) Mobile Device Management
6 22 (15.49%) Presales
6 22 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (14.79%) Boundary Protection
7 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (14.79%) Data Loss Prevention
7 21 (14.79%) Network Virtualisation
7 21 (14.79%) PRINCE2
7 21 (14.79%) Proactive Management
7 21 (14.79%) Threat Detection
8 17 (11.97%) Data Protection
9 15 (10.56%) Customer Requirements
9 15 (10.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.66%) PowerShell
2 27 (19.01%) VBScript
3 13 (9.15%) SQL
4 2 (1.41%) C#
4 2 (1.41%) Perl
4 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (28.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (21.13%) Degree
3 24 (16.90%) MCSE
4 21 (14.79%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.34%) MCSA
6 3 (2.11%) CISA
6 3 (2.11%) CISSP
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.41%) PMP
8 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.56%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) GDPR
3 3 (2.11%) COBIT
3 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 80 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 60 (42.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 41 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (25.35%) Hyper-V
5 35 (24.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 29 (20.42%) XenApp
7 24 (16.90%) XenDesktop
8 14 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (4.23%) XenServer
11 5 (3.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (3.52%) VirtualBox
11 5 (3.52%) vSphere
12 3 (2.11%) Docker
12 3 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 107 (75.35%) SCCM
2 37 (26.06%) SCOM
3 35 (24.65%) SCVMM
4 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (13.38%) SCOrch
6 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 14 (9.86%) SCDPM
6 14 (9.86%) SCSM
7 13 (9.15%) AirWatch
8 11 (7.75%) WSUS
9 9 (6.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (4.93%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (3.52%) Backup Exec
11 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (3.52%) vRealize
11 5 (3.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (2.11%) Ansible
12 3 (2.11%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (2.11%) Perfmon
12 3 (2.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 105 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 54 (38.03%) VMware
3 37 (26.06%) Citrix
4 33 (23.24%) McAfee
5 13 (9.15%) Ivanti
6 9 (6.34%) Apple
6 9 (6.34%) Symantec
7 8 (5.63%) Sophos
7 8 (5.63%) TOWER Software
8 7 (4.93%) Altiris
9 6 (4.23%) Lumension
9 6 (4.23%) MobileIron
10 5 (3.52%) Acronis
10 5 (3.52%) Adobe
10 5 (3.52%) Kaspersky
10 5 (3.52%) Oracle
10 5 (3.52%) Veeam
11 3 (2.11%) Zscaler
12 2 (1.41%) Capita
12 2 (1.41%) HP