Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 917 747 985
Rank change year-on-year -170 +238 +91
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 76 58 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.082% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 82
10th Percentile £27,150 £27,049 £31,600
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £79,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,810 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.74% -22.22% +28.57%

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 20,848 12,586 24,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.54% 17.79% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14,784 10,471 20,430
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 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 -155 71 £42,500 +2.41% 12
UK excluding London -119 54 £39,810 +13.74% 9
North of England -51 22 £39,810 +12.94% 3
London -118 21 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire -45 17 £39,810 +44.76% 2
Midlands -79 14 £32,500 -26.97% 1
Wales -6 12 £32,500 +7.44%
South West - 12 £41,000 -
West Midlands -75 9 £43,750 +30.60% 1
East Midlands -39 5 £32,500 -38.10%
North West -42 5 £42,500 +2.41% 1
Work from Home -250 3 £75,000 +115.83%
South East -82 1 - - 4
East of England - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 69 (90.79%) Windows
2 62 (81.58%) Microsoft
3 59 (77.63%) Microsoft 365
4 49 (64.47%) Windows 10
5 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
6 44 (57.89%) PowerShell
7 41 (53.95%) Azure
8 38 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 35 (46.05%) Microsoft Intune
10 34 (44.74%) SCCM
11 33 (43.42%) Social Skills
12 32 (42.11%) Citrix
13 31 (40.79%) Microsoft Office
14 30 (39.47%) ITIL
14 30 (39.47%) Cisco
15 28 (36.84%) Apple
16 24 (31.58%) Firewall
17 20 (26.32%) VMware
17 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
17 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
18 18 (23.68%) Android
19 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (21.05%) Change Management
20 16 (21.05%) Service Management
20 16 (21.05%) OneDrive
20 16 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
20 16 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
21 15 (19.74%) Project Management
21 15 (19.74%) MCSE

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 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.21%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (77.63%) Microsoft 365
2 41 (53.95%) Azure
3 16 (21.05%) OneDrive
4 14 (18.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (9.21%) AWS
6 6 (7.89%) Mimecast
7 4 (5.26%) IaaS
8 3 (3.95%) PaaS
8 3 (3.95%) SaaS
9 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.63%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.32%) PowerApps
10 1 (1.32%) Slack
10 1 (1.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) Firewall
2 20 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
3 9 (11.84%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (11.84%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (11.84%) VPN
4 8 (10.53%) DNS
4 8 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (9.21%) iSCSI
5 7 (9.21%) Network Security
5 7 (9.21%) Skype
6 5 (6.58%) DHCP
7 3 (3.95%) WAN
8 2 (2.63%) ADSL
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) LAN
8 2 (2.63%) SSL
9 1 (1.32%) Broadband
9 1 (1.32%) HTTP
9 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) AutoIt
General
1 33 (43.42%) Social Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Digital Economy
3 6 (7.89%) Law
4 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Finance
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Support Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Consultant
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (9.21%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) SAML
2 2 (2.63%) COM
2 2 (2.63%) OAuth
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) JSON
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) PKI
2 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.95%) iPhone
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (90.79%) Windows
2 49 (64.47%) Windows 10
3 38 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 18 (23.68%) Android
6 11 (14.47%) Apple iOS
6 11 (14.47%) Mac OS
7 8 (10.53%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) Change Management
2 16 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
2 16 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (21.05%) Service Management
3 15 (19.74%) Project Management
4 14 (18.42%) Problem Management
5 13 (17.11%) ITSM
5 13 (17.11%) Line Management
6 12 (15.79%) DNA
6 12 (15.79%) Network Management
6 12 (15.79%) Server Management
7 11 (14.47%) DevOps
8 10 (13.16%) Presales
8 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
9 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.84%) Application Packaging
9 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.53%) Business Development
10 8 (10.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.16%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.74%) MCSE
3 8 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (7.89%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.26%) MCSA
6 3 (3.95%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) CCNA
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
7 1 (1.32%) CISMP
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) GDPR
3 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (2.63%) PMO
5 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.11%) XenDesktop
4 10 (13.16%) XenApp
5 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.21%) NFS
6 6 (7.89%) Firmware
6 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 34 (44.74%) SCCM
3 13 (17.11%) Jamf Pro
4 11 (14.47%) SCOM
5 7 (9.21%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.95%) Nessus
7 2 (2.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.63%) OpenVAS
7 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.63%) WSUS
8 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.32%) CASB
8 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.11%) Citrix
3 30 (39.47%) Cisco
4 28 (36.84%) Apple
5 20 (26.32%) VMware
6 10 (13.16%) McAfee
7 9 (11.84%) Meraki
8 8 (10.53%) Remedy
9 7 (9.21%) HP
9 7 (9.21%) Sophos
9 7 (9.21%) Veeam
10 6 (7.89%) Becrypt
10 6 (7.89%) MobileIron
11 5 (6.58%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (3.95%) Mitel
12 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.63%) CA
13 2 (2.63%) Google
13 2 (2.63%) WatchGuard