Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 695 919 993
Rank change year-on-year +224 +74 +98
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 61 96 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.076% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 53 72 112
Median annual salary £52,500 £41,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.05% -31.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,045 £26,300
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -37.50% +30.43%

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 11,383 21,495 23,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.39% 17.04% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9,557 17,789 19,284
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,400 £25,500 £25,254
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 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 +249 51 £55,000 +37.50% 4
UK excluding London +196 43 £43,750 +16.67% 4
Midlands +96 22 £70,000 +100.00% 1
West Midlands +88 22 £70,000 +102.90% 1
London +190 12 £55,000 +15.79%
South West +84 9 £37,500 +41.51% 1
North of England +86 7 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Wales +53 6 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Work from Home - 5 £47,500 -
North West +83 4 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Yorkshire +37 3 £40,000 +3.23%
South East +148 1 £25,000 -55.56% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
3 39 (63.93%) SCCM
4 33 (54.10%) Change Management
5 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
6 28 (45.90%) Office 365
7 27 (44.26%) Firewall
8 26 (42.62%) Azure
9 25 (40.98%) McAfee
10 24 (39.34%) Firmware
11 20 (32.79%) Norton AntiVirus
11 20 (32.79%) Symantec
11 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
11 20 (32.79%) Information Security
11 20 (32.79%) Windows 10
12 18 (29.51%) FireEye
12 18 (29.51%) Secure Coding
12 18 (29.51%) Security Operations
12 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
12 18 (29.51%) Vendor Relationship Management
12 18 (29.51%) Antivirus Management
12 18 (29.51%) Tanium
12 18 (29.51%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (29.51%) Analytics
12 18 (29.51%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (29.51%) Low Latency
12 18 (29.51%) Management Information System
12 18 (29.51%) IBM
13 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Intune
14 16 (26.23%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.90%) Office 365
2 26 (42.62%) Azure
3 10 (16.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (9.84%) AWS
5 5 (8.20%) OneDrive
6 4 (6.56%) IaaS
7 3 (4.92%) GCP
7 3 (4.92%) Mimecast
8 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.28%) PaaS
8 2 (3.28%) Power Platform
8 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (44.26%) Firewall
2 14 (22.95%) VPN
3 8 (13.11%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (11.48%) DNS
5 5 (8.20%) iSCSI
6 4 (6.56%) DHCP
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.92%) Skype
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.64%) DMZ
9 1 (1.64%) Internet
9 1 (1.64%) Intranet
9 1 (1.64%) IPsec
9 1 (1.64%) MPLS
9 1 (1.64%) SMTP
9 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.28%) Power BI
General
1 9 (14.75%) Publishing
2 5 (8.20%) Digital Economy
3 3 (4.92%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Server Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.75%) Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Security Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Server Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.56%) Deskside Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) OAuth
1 2 (3.28%) SAML
2 1 (1.64%) COM
2 1 (1.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.20%) iPad
3 5 (8.20%) PKI
4 4 (6.56%) Handset
5 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows 10
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 15 (24.59%) Linux
4 15 (24.59%) Unix
5 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
6 7 (11.48%) Mac OS
7 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.56%) Android
10 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Change Management
2 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
2 20 (32.79%) Information Security
3 18 (29.51%) Analytics
3 18 (29.51%) Antivirus Management
3 18 (29.51%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (29.51%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (29.51%) Low Latency
3 18 (29.51%) Secure Coding
3 18 (29.51%) Security Operations
3 18 (29.51%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 16 (26.23%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (24.59%) Identity Access Management
6 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
7 10 (16.39%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
8 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
8 9 (14.75%) Service Management
9 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) C++
1 15 (24.59%) Java
1 15 (24.59%) Perl
1 15 (24.59%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) CEH
3 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 5 (8.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) PMO
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (39.34%) Firmware
3 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.39%) XenApp
5 7 (11.48%) XenDesktop
6 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
7 5 (8.20%) NFS
8 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (63.93%) SCCM
2 20 (32.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.56%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (3.28%) Nessus
6 2 (3.28%) OpenVAS
6 2 (3.28%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.98%) McAfee
3 20 (32.79%) Symantec
4 18 (29.51%) FireEye
4 18 (29.51%) IBM
4 18 (29.51%) Tanium
5 16 (26.23%) Apple
6 15 (24.59%) Citrix
7 11 (18.03%) Cisco
7 11 (18.03%) Sophos
7 11 (18.03%) VMware
8 9 (14.75%) TOWER Software
9 7 (11.48%) HP
9 7 (11.48%) Remedy
10 6 (9.84%) Becrypt
10 6 (9.84%) CrowdStrike
10 6 (9.84%) MobileIron
11 5 (8.20%) Veeam
12 4 (6.56%) Meraki
12 4 (6.56%) Mitel