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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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1127 826 828
Rank change year-on-year -301 +2 +172
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 83 77 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.082% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 34
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,388 £25,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £28,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £42,500 £33,250
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% +27.82% -31.79%
75th Percentile £72,000 £54,688 £50,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,915 £39,810 £31,500
% change year-on-year +20.36% +26.38% -33.68%

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 30,736 17,400 15,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.41% 18.56% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15,651 13,551 12,892
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 28 May 2022.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Top 13 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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -265 69 £52,500 +23.53% 10
London -239 50 £55,000 - 2
Work from Home -239 42 £52,500 -22.22% 5
UK excluding London -216 20 £47,915 +20.36% 8
South East - 9 £47,915 - 2
North of England -94 5 £30,750 -27.65% 2
Yorkshire -58 4 £32,500 -18.36% 1
West Midlands -65 2 £26,000 -52.73% 3
Midlands -73 2 £26,000 -52.73% 3
East of England -88 2 £85,000 +161.54% 1
South West -36 1 £50,000 -
North West -81 1 £29,000 -31.76% 1
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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 70 (84.34%) Microsoft
2 69 (83.13%) Active Directory
3 66 (79.52%) Microsoft 365
4 60 (72.29%) Azure
5 53 (63.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 50 (60.24%) Windows
7 46 (55.42%) SCCM
8 36 (43.37%) PowerShell
9 33 (39.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 33 (39.76%) Social Skills
10 32 (38.55%) VMware
11 31 (37.35%) SharePoint
12 29 (34.94%) DNS
13 28 (33.73%) Windows 10
14 24 (28.92%) Virtual Desktop
15 23 (27.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (27.71%) DHCP
16 22 (26.51%) Citrix
17 21 (25.30%) Linux
17 21 (25.30%) ITIL
17 21 (25.30%) Firewall
17 21 (25.30%) Incident Management
18 19 (22.89%) Finance
19 17 (20.48%) Dell
19 17 (20.48%) SAN
20 15 (18.07%) Service Delivery
20 15 (18.07%) Agile
20 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
21 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills

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 31 (37.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MetaTrader
2 1 (1.20%) Alphatax
2 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 66 (79.52%) Microsoft 365
2 60 (72.29%) Azure
3 33 (39.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (16.87%) AWS
5 8 (9.64%) IaaS
5 8 (9.64%) Mimecast
5 8 (9.64%) OneDrive
5 8 (9.64%) PaaS
5 8 (9.64%) SaaS
6 6 (7.23%) Google Workspace
6 6 (7.23%) Power Automate
7 2 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.41%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.20%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) DNS
2 23 (27.71%) DHCP
3 21 (25.30%) Firewall
4 17 (20.48%) SAN
5 10 (12.05%) NAS
5 10 (12.05%) VLAN
6 9 (10.84%) Cisco Firepower
6 9 (10.84%) NGFW
6 9 (10.84%) VPN
6 9 (10.84%) WAN
7 7 (8.43%) LAN
8 6 (7.23%) Intranet
8 6 (7.23%) Wireless
9 4 (4.82%) Broadband
10 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.41%) Internet
11 2 (2.41%) IPsec
11 2 (2.41%) Network Security
11 2 (2.41%) SSL
12 1 (1.20%) Mobile Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) MySQL
1 12 (14.46%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
1 3 (3.61%) MSI
General
1 33 (39.76%) Social Skills
2 19 (22.89%) Finance
3 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (13.25%) Public Sector
5 10 (12.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (10.84%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (7.23%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (3.61%) Humanities
8 3 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (3.61%) Publishing
8 3 (3.61%) Social Science
9 1 (1.20%) Games
9 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Azure Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.02%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) IT Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) NHS
2 11 (13.25%) RSA SecurID
3 9 (10.84%) Cyber Defence
3 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.84%) PKI
4 8 (9.64%) Cyberattack
4 8 (9.64%) Replication
5 6 (7.23%) BYOD
5 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (3.61%) CMDB
6 3 (3.61%) iPad
6 3 (3.61%) iPhone
6 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.41%) Handset
8 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.24%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Windows 10
3 21 (25.30%) Linux
4 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS
6 9 (10.84%) Kali Linux
6 9 (10.84%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.43%) Android
8 6 (7.23%) Mac OS
8 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (3.61%) CentOS
9 3 (3.61%) Debian
9 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (25.30%) Incident Management
2 21 (25.30%) ITIL
3 15 (18.07%) Agile
3 15 (18.07%) Service Delivery
4 14 (16.87%) Business Continuity
4 14 (16.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (14.46%) Information Security
5 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
6 11 (13.25%) Data Loss Prevention
6 11 (13.25%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (10.84%) Bill of Materials
8 9 (10.84%) Change Management
8 9 (10.84%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (10.84%) Network Management
8 9 (10.84%) Project Management
8 9 (10.84%) Requirements Gathering
8 9 (10.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.84%) SQL
3 8 (9.64%) VBScript
4 7 (8.43%) Python
5 6 (7.23%) Bash
6 2 (2.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.23%) CCNA
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) CEH
3 1 (1.20%) CISM
3 1 (1.20%) CISSP
3 1 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) Cyber Essentials
1 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 7 (8.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.61%) NCSC
5 1 (1.20%) GDPR
5 1 (1.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (83.13%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.92%) Virtual Desktop
3 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (14.46%) vSphere
5 9 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.84%) XenDesktop
6 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
6 8 (9.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (7.23%) KVM
8 4 (4.82%) Firmware
9 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (63.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 46 (55.42%) SCCM
3 9 (10.84%) Nagios
3 9 (10.84%) vCenter Server
4 8 (9.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (9.64%) VxRail
5 6 (7.23%) Ansible
5 6 (7.23%) CASB
5 6 (7.23%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (7.23%) Puppet
5 6 (7.23%) Terraform
6 3 (3.61%) WMI
6 3 (3.61%) WSUS
7 2 (2.41%) Nessus
8 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 70 (84.34%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.55%) VMware
3 22 (26.51%) Citrix
4 17 (20.48%) Dell
5 14 (16.87%) Cisco
6 13 (15.66%) Apple
6 13 (15.66%) HP
7 9 (10.84%) ArcSight
7 9 (10.84%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.84%) Splunk
7 9 (10.84%) Symantec
8 8 (9.64%) Isilon
8 8 (9.64%) Trustwave
9 6 (7.23%) McAfee
9 6 (7.23%) Sophos
9 6 (7.23%) Sun
10 5 (6.02%) Veeam
11 3 (3.61%) Google
11 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.61%) Remedy