Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 993 1121 1169
Rank change year-on-year +128 +48 +67
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 140 83 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 107 62 50
UK median annual salary £58,500 £46,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.17% -6.12% +30.67%
10th Percentile £25,350 £24,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £62,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -13.27% +8.89%

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 24,490 23,306 22,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.33% 12.97% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19,993 19,410 19,127
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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 +102 135 £58,500 +27.17% 17
London +99 76 £65,000 +30.00% 4
UK excluding London +70 60 £40,000 -5.88% 13
East of England - 20 £45,000 - 5
Midlands +39 12 £31,250 -26.47% 1
North of England +46 9 £27,500 -52.17% 2
East Midlands +26 9 £22,500 -47.06%
South West +1 9 £40,000 -13.04% 2
South East +22 8 £46,250 +85.00% 3
North West +21 5 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Scotland - 5 £38,000 -
Yorkshire +38 3 £25,000 -56.52%
West Midlands +16 3 £60,000 +71.43% 1
North East - 1 £23,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (87.86%) SCCM
3 112 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 100 (71.43%) Windows 10
5 92 (65.71%) Active Directory
6 88 (62.86%) ITIL
7 82 (58.57%) Windows 7
8 76 (54.29%) Citrix
9 75 (53.57%) Windows Server
10 65 (46.43%) VMware
11 62 (44.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (42.14%) Office 365
12 59 (42.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 59 (42.14%) PowerShell
13 51 (36.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (31.43%) VBScript
14 44 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (30.71%) Microsoft App-V
15 43 (30.71%) WSUS
16 42 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
17 40 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
18 39 (27.86%) User Experience
19 37 (26.43%) SCOrch
20 36 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
22 32 (22.86%) XenDesktop
23 30 (21.43%) DNS
24 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
25 28 (20.00%) SCOM

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 23 (16.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (42.14%) Office 365
2 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.86%) IaaS
5 4 (2.86%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.43%) DNS
2 18 (12.86%) DHCP
3 15 (10.71%) Firewall
4 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (7.86%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (6.43%) LAN
7 9 (6.43%) Skype
8 7 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (5.00%) Network Security
9 6 (4.29%) WAN
10 4 (2.86%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.86%) Wireless
11 3 (2.14%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.14%) VPN
12 2 (1.43%) HTTP
12 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.43%) VoIP
12 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (18.57%) WinDbg
2 8 (5.71%) AdminStudio
2 8 (5.71%) InstallShield
2 8 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 13 (9.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Aerospace
3 8 (5.71%) Electronics
4 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (22.86%) Desktop Engineer
1 32 (22.86%) SCCM Engineer
2 26 (18.57%) PowerShell Engineer
3 25 (17.86%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 25 (17.86%) Senior SCCM Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (12.86%) Architect
6 16 (11.43%) Desktop Support
7 15 (10.71%) Consultant
8 11 (7.86%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Desktop Manager
11 8 (5.71%) Analyst
11 8 (5.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 8 (5.71%) Support Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
12 7 (5.00%) Desktop Support Manager
12 7 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
12 7 (5.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) Web Services
2 6 (4.29%) Software Packaging
3 5 (3.57%) LDAP
4 4 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.86%) User Experience
2 36 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (6.43%) Blackberry
6 8 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (4.29%) Smartphone
9 5 (3.57%) Fat Client
9 5 (3.57%) Thin Client
10 4 (2.86%) BYOD
10 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.86%) PKI
11 2 (1.43%) AS400
11 2 (1.43%) CESG
11 2 (1.43%) Clustering
11 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 82 (58.57%) Windows 7
4 75 (53.57%) Windows Server
5 62 (44.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (36.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
8 7 (5.00%) Android
9 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (62.86%) ITIL
2 44 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (17.86%) Analytical Thinking
4 25 (17.86%) ITIL V3
4 25 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 25 (17.86%) Security Patching
5 23 (16.43%) Presales
6 22 (15.71%) Service Delivery
7 21 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 21 (15.00%) Service Management
8 20 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (11.43%) Change Management
9 16 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
10 15 (10.71%) Technical Leadership
11 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (10.00%) Application Packaging
11 14 (10.00%) Asset Management
11 14 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.14%) PowerShell
2 44 (31.43%) VBScript
3 11 (7.86%) SQL
4 6 (4.29%) VB
5 2 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.14%) Degree
3 17 (12.14%) MCSA
4 14 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (9.29%) MCSE
6 10 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.86%) MCDST
10 3 (2.14%) MCITP
10 3 (2.14%) MCTS
11 2 (1.43%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.43%) ACSP
11 2 (1.43%) MOS
12 1 (0.71%) CCNA
12 1 (0.71%) CCNP
12 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 59 (42.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (30.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 40 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (22.86%) XenDesktop
6 20 (14.29%) XenApp
7 19 (13.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (12.14%) Hyper-V
9 12 (8.57%) vSphere
10 11 (7.86%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (7.14%) Terminal Server
12 4 (2.86%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (2.14%) Firmware
14 2 (1.43%) XenServer
15 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 123 (87.86%) SCCM
2 43 (30.71%) WSUS
3 37 (26.43%) SCOrch
4 28 (20.00%) SCOM
5 26 (18.57%) Perfmon
5 26 (18.57%) vRealize
5 26 (18.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (14.29%) AirWatch
8 18 (12.86%) SCVMM
9 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (7.86%) SCDPM
9 11 (7.86%) SCSM
10 10 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (7.14%) PowerCLI
10 10 (7.14%) Puppet
11 8 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 112 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 76 (54.29%) Citrix
3 65 (46.43%) VMware
4 28 (20.00%) McAfee
5 17 (12.14%) Bloomberg
6 16 (11.43%) HP
7 14 (10.00%) MobileIron
8 12 (8.57%) 3PAR
8 12 (8.57%) Brocade
9 11 (7.86%) Ivanti
10 8 (5.71%) Apple
10 8 (5.71%) Snow
10 8 (5.71%) Symantec
11 5 (3.57%) Altiris
12 4 (2.86%) Okta
12 4 (2.86%) Remedy
13 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.14%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.43%) Lumension
14 2 (1.43%) NETGEAR