Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 868 992 1075
Rank change year-on-year +124 +83 +109
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 112 130 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.087% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 68 100 109
Median annual salary £40,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.08% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +71.43% -30.00%

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 20,241 23,811 23,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.05% 15.95% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16,443 19,364 19,619
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 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 +73 90 £40,000 -33.33% 12
UK excluding London +111 83 £40,000 -33.33% 15
Midlands +63 29 £36,500 -39.17% 4
West Midlands +60 26 £34,750 -42.08% 4
London +40 22 £47,500 -18.10% 1
South East +71 17 £41,250 -21.43% 2
North of England +81 15 £37,500 -30.23% 4
North West +54 9 £31,500 -47.50% 4
Scotland - 9 £46,000 - 2
South West +48 7 £26,500 -55.83%
Yorkshire +50 6 £38,750 +19.23%
Wales - 6 £52,500 - 2
East Midlands +25 3 £52,500 -
Work from Home +1 1 £43,500 -27.50%

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 98 (87.50%) Windows
2 86 (76.79%) Microsoft
3 80 (71.43%) Office 365
4 60 (53.57%) Windows 10
5 57 (50.89%) PowerShell
6 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
7 43 (38.39%) Azure
8 42 (37.50%) Citrix
8 42 (37.50%) Firewall
9 40 (35.71%) VMware
10 39 (34.82%) Windows Server
11 37 (33.04%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (29.46%) XenApp
13 32 (28.57%) VPN
14 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (26.79%) ITIL
16 28 (25.00%) Sophos
16 28 (25.00%) Management Information System
16 28 (25.00%) Line Management
17 27 (24.11%) Veeam
18 26 (23.21%) Information Security
19 25 (22.32%) Change Management
20 24 (21.43%) Problem Management
20 24 (21.43%) SCCM
21 23 (20.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 22 (19.64%) XenDesktop
22 22 (19.64%) Hyper-V
22 22 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Intune
23 21 (18.75%) Process Improvement

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 19 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (9.82%) Skype for Business
4 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.57%) CINEMA 4D
2 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (71.43%) Office 365
2 43 (38.39%) Azure
3 7 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (3.57%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.68%) SaaS
6 2 (1.79%) PaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.50%) Firewall
2 32 (28.57%) VPN
3 18 (16.07%) DHCP
3 18 (16.07%) iSCSI
4 16 (14.29%) DNS
5 11 (9.82%) Skype
6 10 (8.93%) LAN
6 10 (8.93%) WAN
6 10 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (8.04%) NetScaler
7 9 (8.04%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (8.04%) VLAN
7 9 (8.04%) VoIP
8 4 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.57%) Network Security
8 4 (3.57%) Wireless
9 3 (2.68%) Broadband
10 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.79%) NAS
10 2 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MSI
1 2 (1.79%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (8.93%) Law
2 9 (8.04%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Automotive
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Analyst
2 23 (20.54%) Support Analyst
3 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (16.07%) Architect
5 17 (15.18%) Infrastructure Support
5 17 (15.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 15 (13.39%) Support Engineer
7 13 (11.61%) Desktop Engineer
8 11 (9.82%) Consultant
9 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (8.04%) Office 365 Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (4.46%) Desktop Support
12 5 (4.46%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Technical Support
12 5 (4.46%) Technical Support Engineer
13 4 (3.57%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 22 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 16 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 13 (11.61%) PKI
6 12 (10.71%) iPad
7 9 (8.04%) Replication
7 9 (8.04%) Virtual Team
8 6 (5.36%) User Experience
9 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
9 5 (4.46%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
10 4 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (3.57%) Handset
10 4 (3.57%) iPhone
10 4 (3.57%) Public Cloud
10 4 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (2.68%) CCTV
11 3 (2.68%) CMDB
11 3 (2.68%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 98 (87.50%) Windows
2 60 (53.57%) Windows 10
3 39 (34.82%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (15.18%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (8.04%) Apple iOS
7 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.57%) Linux
10 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.68%) Android
12 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (26.79%) ITIL
3 28 (25.00%) Line Management
4 26 (23.21%) Information Security
5 25 (22.32%) Change Management
6 24 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 21 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
7 21 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 21 (18.75%) Server Management
8 20 (17.86%) Decision-Making
9 18 (16.07%) Service Management
10 16 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
10 16 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
11 15 (13.39%) Service Delivery
12 14 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
13 12 (10.71%) Incident Management
13 12 (10.71%) Time Management
14 11 (9.82%) Deployment Automation
15 10 (8.93%) Analytics
15 10 (8.93%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.89%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.93%) C
3 6 (5.36%) SQL
4 4 (3.57%) VBScript
5 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.50%) Degree
3 7 (6.25%) MCSA
4 4 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (3.57%) CCSP
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.57%) CISSP
4 4 (3.57%) MCITP
4 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.29%) BS25999
2 16 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 10 (8.93%) QA
4 9 (8.04%) SLA
5 4 (3.57%) GDPR
6 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
2 33 (29.46%) XenApp
3 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 22 (19.64%) XenDesktop
5 18 (16.07%) NFS
6 9 (8.04%) VMware NSX
6 9 (8.04%) vSphere
7 6 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (3.57%) Firmware
8 4 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (21.43%) SCCM
2 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (16.07%) Backup Exec
4 16 (14.29%) WSUS
5 9 (8.04%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (5.36%) SCOrch
7 5 (4.46%) AirWatch
8 4 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Nessus
8 4 (3.57%) SCDPM
8 4 (3.57%) SCSM
8 4 (3.57%) SCVMM
8 4 (3.57%) vRealize
9 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.79%) Perfmon
9 2 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.79%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (1.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.89%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 86 (76.79%) Microsoft
2 42 (37.50%) Citrix
3 40 (35.71%) VMware
4 28 (25.00%) Sophos
5 27 (24.11%) Veeam
6 15 (13.39%) McAfee
7 11 (9.82%) Apple
7 11 (9.82%) Dell
7 11 (9.82%) NetApp
7 11 (9.82%) Palo Alto
8 9 (8.04%) NETGEAR
8 9 (8.04%) Sony
8 9 (8.04%) WatchGuard
9 8 (7.14%) MobileIron
10 7 (6.25%) Cisco
10 7 (6.25%) HP
10 7 (6.25%) Mitel
11 5 (4.46%) Adobe
12 4 (3.57%) Remedy
12 4 (3.57%) Symantec