Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 723 974 1048
Rank change year-on-year +251 +74 +136
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 47 121 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.085% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 87 100
Median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% -5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +28.00%

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 11,406 24,514 24,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.04% 17.22% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,364 20,114 20,100
Median annual salary £53,262 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%

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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 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 +253 43 £35,000 -26.32% 8
UK excluding London +255 37 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Midlands +132 23 £30,500 +0.83%
West Midlands +114 23 £30,500 +8.93%
London +149 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South East +197 5 £35,000 +52.21% 1
North of England +136 5 £40,750 -4.12% 4
North West +113 3 £42,500 -10.53%
Yorkshire +132 2 £33,750 +40.63% 2
Scotland +96 2 - -
Work from Home +62 2 £34,750 -57.88%
Wales - 2 £30,250 -

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 44 (93.62%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (82.98%) Office 365
3 29 (61.70%) Problem Management
4 28 (59.57%) Firewall
4 28 (59.57%) Windows Server
5 27 (57.45%) Azure
5 27 (57.45%) PowerShell
6 26 (55.32%) VMware
6 26 (55.32%) Citrix
6 26 (55.32%) Change Management
6 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (55.32%) Line Management
6 26 (55.32%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (51.06%) Sophos
8 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
8 24 (51.06%) Process Improvement
9 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
9 23 (48.94%) VPN
10 22 (46.81%) NFS
10 22 (46.81%) BS25999
10 22 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 22 (46.81%) iSCSI
10 22 (46.81%) Backup Exec
10 22 (46.81%) Server Management
10 22 (46.81%) XenApp
10 22 (46.81%) XenDesktop
10 22 (46.81%) Veeam
10 22 (46.81%) Enterprise Storage

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 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (82.98%) Office 365
2 27 (57.45%) Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) VPN
3 22 (46.81%) iSCSI
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) VLAN
4 4 (8.51%) VoIP
4 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
7 1 (2.13%) HTTP
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (2.13%) SSH
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Infrastructure Support
2 22 (46.81%) Analyst
3 20 (42.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 20 (42.55%) Support Analyst
4 18 (38.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Citrix Support
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix Support Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Support Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
8 3 (6.38%) IT Support
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 16 (34.04%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Handset
4 4 (8.51%) iPad
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) AS400
5 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.26%) iSeries
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.13%) CCTV
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) iPhone
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.40%) Windows 10
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) Android
6 3 (6.38%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Problem Management
2 26 (55.32%) Change Management
2 26 (55.32%) Line Management
2 26 (55.32%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (51.06%) Process Improvement
4 22 (46.81%) Server Management
5 17 (36.17%) Decision-Making
6 16 (34.04%) Commercial Awareness
6 16 (34.04%) Strategic Planning
7 10 (21.28%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (19.15%) Service Management
9 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
9 5 (10.64%) Information Security
10 4 (8.51%) Document Management
10 4 (8.51%) ITIL
11 3 (6.38%) Coaching
11 3 (6.38%) ITSM
11 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CISA
2 1 (2.13%) CISM
2 1 (2.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
2 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) GCFA
2 1 (2.13%) GCIH
2 1 (2.13%) GIAC
2 1 (2.13%) MCSA
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (46.81%) BS25999
2 22 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (6.38%) GDPR
4 2 (4.26%) QA
4 2 (4.26%) SLA
5 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
3 22 (46.81%) NFS
3 22 (46.81%) XenApp
3 22 (46.81%) XenDesktop
4 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
5 4 (8.51%) Firmware
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (46.81%) Backup Exec
2 12 (25.53%) SCCM
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) EnCase
5 1 (2.13%) FTK
5 1 (2.13%) MobiControl
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) Citrix
2 26 (55.32%) VMware
3 24 (51.06%) Sophos
4 22 (46.81%) Veeam
5 8 (17.02%) Apple
6 6 (12.77%) McAfee
7 4 (8.51%) Becrypt
7 4 (8.51%) HP
7 4 (8.51%) Mitel
7 4 (8.51%) MobileIron
7 4 (8.51%) Remedy
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco
9 2 (4.26%) Google
9 2 (4.26%) Ivanti
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle
9 2 (4.26%) Symantec
10 1 (2.13%) Cellebrite
10 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL