Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 989 1043 1161
Rank change year-on-year +54 +118 +3
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 87 122 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.075% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 41
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% -6.12%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,625 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,375 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% -13.27%

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 23,610 24,401 22,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.24% 14.92% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,429 19,926 19,185
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,856 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 +70 79 £45,000 -10.00% 16
London +67 50 £47,500 -18.80% 6
UK excluding London +43 35 £35,000 -12.50% 11
North of England +20 10 £30,500 +22.00% 3
Scotland +17 8 £40,000 +5.26% 1
South East - 7 £22,995 - 4
Midlands +15 6 £34,500 -13.75% 2
North West +43 5 £42,500 +47.83% 3
Yorkshire +7 5 £24,000 -2.04%
East of England +51 4 £55,000 +12.82%
West Midlands +27 3 £34,500 -18.82% 2
East Midlands +20 3 £35,000 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 85 (97.70%) Windows
2 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 69 (79.31%) Office 365
4 67 (77.01%) Active Directory
5 61 (70.11%) Windows 10
6 53 (60.92%) SCCM
7 52 (59.77%) Azure
8 43 (49.43%) Windows Server
9 35 (40.23%) Citrix
10 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (31.03%) Cisco
12 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
12 25 (28.74%) ITIL
13 23 (26.44%) DNS
13 23 (26.44%) Firewall
13 23 (26.44%) VMware
13 23 (26.44%) Skype
14 22 (25.29%) Mobile Device Management
14 22 (25.29%) Skype for Business
15 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Intune
15 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (21.84%) PRINCE2
18 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
18 18 (20.69%) Video Conferencing
19 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
19 17 (19.54%) XenDesktop
19 17 (19.54%) VPN
19 17 (19.54%) Dell
19 17 (19.54%) Azure Active Directory

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 22 (25.29%) Skype for Business
2 15 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.20%) IIS
6 7 (8.05%) Apache
6 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (8.05%) Q-Pulse
1 7 (8.05%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (79.31%) Office 365
2 52 (59.77%) Azure
3 17 (19.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (18.39%) IaaS
5 10 (11.49%) OneDrive
6 5 (5.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (3.45%) PaaS
8 1 (1.15%) AWS
8 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.15%) G Suite
8 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.15%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.15%) Slack
8 1 (1.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) DNS
1 23 (26.44%) Firewall
1 23 (26.44%) Skype
2 17 (19.54%) VPN
3 16 (18.39%) DHCP
4 13 (14.94%) LAN
4 13 (14.94%) SAN
4 13 (14.94%) WAN
5 11 (12.64%) MPLS
5 11 (12.64%) Wireless
6 10 (11.49%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (10.34%) Network Security
8 8 (9.20%) NetScaler
8 8 (9.20%) VoIP
9 7 (8.05%) PBX
10 6 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.75%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (5.75%) Internet
11 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.05%) MySQL
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2016
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2017
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MSI
1 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Law
3 4 (4.60%) Finance
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Consultant
2 14 (16.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) SCCM Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) IT Support
8 5 (5.75%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.75%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Windows Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.34%) Smartphone
4 7 (8.05%) iPad
4 7 (8.05%) iPhone
4 7 (8.05%) LIMS
5 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.75%) User Experience
7 4 (4.60%) Replication
8 3 (3.45%) Clustering
8 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
8 3 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (97.70%) Windows
2 61 (70.11%) Windows 10
3 43 (49.43%) Windows Server
4 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
7 15 (17.24%) Android
8 12 (13.79%) Linux
9 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
10 5 (5.75%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
2 22 (25.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 19 (21.84%) PRINCE2
4 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (18.39%) Application Packaging
5 16 (18.39%) Change Management
6 13 (14.94%) Analytics
7 12 (13.79%) IT Strategy
8 11 (12.64%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (12.64%) Migration
8 11 (12.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 11 (12.64%) Service Management
9 10 (11.49%) Information Security
9 10 (11.49%) Presales
9 10 (11.49%) Time Management
10 9 (10.34%) Disk Encryption
10 9 (10.34%) Email Filtering
10 9 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (10.34%) Patch Management
10 9 (10.34%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.05%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) VB
3 3 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) MCSA
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.64%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (10.34%) CCA
4 9 (10.34%) CCNA
4 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (10.34%) MCITP
4 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) MCSE
7 3 (3.45%) MCTS
8 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.15%) CEH
9 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) GDPR
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
3 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (77.01%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.54%) XenDesktop
3 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (14.94%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (13.79%) XenApp
6 7 (8.05%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (6.90%) Firmware
8 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.30%) vSphere
10 1 (1.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (60.92%) SCCM
2 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (11.49%) WSUS
4 9 (10.34%) SCOM
5 7 (8.05%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (4.60%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 3 (3.45%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.45%) vRealize
8 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.30%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.30%) Puppet
9 1 (1.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (1.15%) Grafana
9 1 (1.15%) Nagios
9 1 (1.15%) Nessus
9 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.23%) Citrix
3 27 (31.03%) Cisco
4 23 (26.44%) VMware
5 17 (19.54%) Dell
6 13 (14.94%) Polycom
7 12 (13.79%) Avaya
8 11 (12.64%) SolarWinds
9 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
10 9 (10.34%) Altiris
11 8 (9.20%) Oracle
12 7 (8.05%) Autodesk
12 7 (8.05%) IBM
12 7 (8.05%) Microgen
12 7 (8.05%) ReadSoft
12 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
12 7 (8.05%) Sage
13 6 (6.90%) HP
13 6 (6.90%) Palo Alto
14 5 (5.75%) Trend Micro