Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 929 988 1091
Rank change year-on-year +59 +103 +52
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 94 127 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.084% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 68 94 80
UK median annual salary £42,000 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +30.43% -6.12%
10th Percentile £27,815 £26,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £78,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -18.42% +3.26% -6.12%

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 21,440 23,381 22,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.07% 15.48% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17,479 19,073 18,773
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +53 72 £40,000 -32.49% 10
UK excluding London +89 60 £38,750 -18.42% 10
London +33 26 £47,500 -26.92% 2
North of England +61 14 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Midlands +45 13 £35,000 -41.67% 4
South East +51 11 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Scotland +34 11 £42,000 +10.53% 2
West Midlands +37 9 £34,500 -42.50% 3
North West +51 8 £31,500 -47.50%
South West +25 7 £26,500 -55.83%
Yorkshire +31 6 £38,750 +55.00% 1
East Midlands +18 4 £36,250 - 1
Wales - 4 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 81 (86.17%) Windows
2 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
3 66 (70.21%) Office 365
4 61 (64.89%) Windows 10
5 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
6 40 (42.55%) PowerShell
7 31 (32.98%) ITIL
8 30 (31.91%) VMware
9 29 (30.85%) Azure
10 28 (29.79%) SCCM
10 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
11 27 (28.72%) Management Information System
12 26 (27.66%) Information Security
12 26 (27.66%) Citrix
13 25 (26.60%) Firewall
14 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Intune
15 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (20.21%) VPN
15 19 (20.21%) DNS
15 19 (20.21%) DHCP
16 18 (19.15%) XenApp
16 18 (19.15%) WSUS
16 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (19.15%) Mobile Device Management
17 17 (18.09%) Skype for Business
17 17 (18.09%) Skype
17 17 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (15.96%) Degree

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 (18.09%) Skype for Business
2 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.26%) CINEMA 4D
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 66 (70.21%) Office 365
2 29 (30.85%) Azure
3 8 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.32%) Mimecast
5 4 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) G Suite
6 1 (1.06%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.06%) IaaS
6 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.06%) Slack
6 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) Firewall
2 19 (20.21%) DHCP
2 19 (20.21%) DNS
2 19 (20.21%) VPN
3 17 (18.09%) Skype
4 13 (13.83%) Remote Desktop
5 11 (11.70%) LAN
5 11 (11.70%) WAN
6 9 (9.57%) NetScaler
7 8 (8.51%) SAN
7 8 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (6.38%) Network Security
8 6 (6.38%) VoIP
8 6 (6.38%) Wireless
9 5 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.32%) VLAN
10 4 (4.26%) IPsec
11 3 (3.19%) Broadband
11 3 (3.19%) DMZ
11 3 (3.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.57%) Law
2 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Architect
2 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Consultant
3 10 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Break Fix Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.72%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (14.89%) PKI
4 11 (11.70%) Replication
5 9 (9.57%) Virtual Team
6 8 (8.51%) iPad
7 7 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
8 6 (6.38%) User Experience
9 5 (5.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (5.32%) RSA SecurID
9 5 (5.32%) Smartphone
10 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
10 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
11 3 (3.19%) iPhone
12 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
12 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
13 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
13 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 81 (86.17%) Windows
2 61 (64.89%) Windows 10
3 28 (29.79%) Windows Server
4 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.38%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.32%) Android
8 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.26%) Linux
9 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) ITIL
2 26 (27.66%) Information Security
3 18 (19.15%) Mobile Device Management
4 17 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 14 (14.89%) Time Management
6 13 (13.83%) Change Management
7 12 (12.77%) Service Management
7 12 (12.77%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (11.70%) Line Management
8 11 (11.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 10 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
10 9 (9.57%) Information Security Management
10 9 (9.57%) ISMS
10 9 (9.57%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (9.57%) Security Management
10 9 (9.57%) Web Filtering
11 8 (8.51%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.64%) C
3 5 (5.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.96%) Degree
3 11 (11.70%) MCSA
4 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.51%) MCITP
5 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (4.26%) CCA
6 4 (4.26%) CCNA
6 4 (4.26%) CCSP
6 4 (4.26%) CISSP
6 4 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.45%) QA
3 6 (6.38%) SLA
4 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.06%) GDPR
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.15%) XenApp
4 11 (11.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (9.57%) VMware NSX
6 9 (9.57%) vSphere
7 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
8 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.13%) NFS
10 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.06%) Firmware
11 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) SCCM
2 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (19.15%) WSUS
4 9 (9.57%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (6.38%) SCOrch
5 6 (6.38%) vRealize
6 5 (5.32%) Nessus
7 4 (4.26%) AirWatch
7 4 (4.26%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (4.26%) SCDPM
7 4 (4.26%) SCSM
7 4 (4.26%) SCVMM
7 4 (4.26%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 3 (3.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.13%) Perfmon
9 2 (2.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (1.06%) Grafana
10 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.91%) VMware
3 26 (27.66%) Citrix
4 15 (15.96%) Cisco
5 14 (14.89%) Dell
5 14 (14.89%) Palo Alto
6 13 (13.83%) McAfee
7 12 (12.77%) NetApp
8 11 (11.70%) Veeam
9 9 (9.57%) NETGEAR
9 9 (9.57%) Sony
9 9 (9.57%) Sophos
9 9 (9.57%) WatchGuard
10 7 (7.45%) Apple
11 5 (5.32%) Adobe
11 5 (5.32%) HP
12 4 (4.26%) Altiris
12 4 (4.26%) MobileIron
12 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.26%) Trend Micro