Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 977 1048 1168
Rank change year-on-year +71 +120 +42
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 122 143 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.082% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.57% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 76 104 20
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,625 £27,150
90th Percentile £74,125 £73,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +31.03% -27.50% +2.04%

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 24,284 24,956 21,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 14.30% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19,902 20,227 18,267
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +79 113 £47,500 -5.00% 2
London +80 58 £45,000 -12.20%
UK excluding London +42 51 £47,500 +31.03% 2
West Midlands +37 13 £28,500 -36.67%
North of England +35 13 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Midlands +13 13 £28,500 -36.67%
East of England +85 12 £55,000 +100.00%
South East +34 11 £50,000 -4.76%
North West +33 9 £47,500 +66.67%
Yorkshire - 4 £29,500 - 1
South West -1 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Scotland - 1 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 118 (96.72%) Windows
2 112 (91.80%) Active Directory
3 104 (85.25%) Microsoft
4 90 (73.77%) SCCM
4 90 (73.77%) Windows 10
5 86 (70.49%) Office 365
6 66 (54.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 57 (46.72%) ITIL
8 50 (40.98%) Citrix
9 48 (39.34%) Windows Server
10 39 (31.97%) Windows 7
11 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 35 (28.69%) Customer Requirements
12 35 (28.69%) Microsoft Office
13 34 (27.87%) DNS
13 34 (27.87%) Presales
13 34 (27.87%) Azure Active Directory
14 33 (27.05%) Mobile Device Management
14 33 (27.05%) XenDesktop
15 31 (25.41%) PowerShell
15 31 (25.41%) Service Management
15 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (23.77%) Network Security
17 28 (22.95%) SCOM
17 28 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (22.13%) VMware
18 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
18 27 (22.13%) Degree
19 26 (21.31%) Firewall
20 23 (18.85%) XenApp

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 18 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.66%) Skype for Business
3 12 (9.84%) IIS
4 9 (7.38%) Apache
5 8 (6.56%) MS Exchange
6 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.46%) Confluence
8 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.64%) nginx
9 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (28.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (5.74%) Q-Pulse
1 7 (5.74%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (70.49%) Office 365
2 66 (54.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (27.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (16.39%) IaaS
5 15 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (8.20%) Azure Stack
7 9 (7.38%) OneDrive
8 5 (4.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (3.28%) Power Platform
10 3 (2.46%) GitHub
10 3 (2.46%) PaaS
10 3 (2.46%) SaaS
10 3 (2.46%) Slack
11 1 (0.82%) G Suite
11 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) DNS
2 29 (23.77%) Network Security
3 26 (21.31%) Firewall
4 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.48%) DHCP
5 14 (11.48%) LAN
5 14 (11.48%) NetScaler
5 14 (11.48%) WAN
6 13 (10.66%) Skype
7 12 (9.84%) Wireless
8 11 (9.02%) VoIP
9 10 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (8.20%) VPN
10 8 (6.56%) MPLS
10 8 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (5.74%) PBX
12 6 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (3.28%) HTTP
14 3 (2.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.74%) MySQL
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2017
4 4 (3.28%) Power BI
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) AdminStudio
1 14 (11.48%) InstallShield
2 9 (7.38%) MSI
3 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.82%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (8.20%) Aerospace
2 9 (7.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.28%) Finance
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Front Office
5 2 (1.64%) Law
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Consultant
1 28 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.11%) Architect
3 14 (11.48%) SCCM Consultant
4 12 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) Windows Consultant
6 10 (8.20%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Wintel Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.92%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Support Specialist
10 5 (4.10%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.10%) IT Support
11 4 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (3.28%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) Web Services
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 6 (4.92%) COM
4 3 (2.46%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.82%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Smartphone
2 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (9.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (8.20%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (7.38%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.56%) iPad
6 8 (6.56%) iPhone
6 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.74%) LIMS
7 7 (5.74%) User Experience
8 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.28%) Clustering
8 4 (3.28%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.28%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.64%) Replication
10 1 (0.82%) FMCG
10 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 118 (96.72%) Windows
2 90 (73.77%) Windows 10
3 48 (39.34%) Windows Server
4 39 (31.97%) Windows 7
5 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.66%) Android
8 12 (9.84%) Linux
9 7 (5.74%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.64%) Debian
11 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.72%) ITIL
2 35 (28.69%) Customer Requirements
3 34 (27.87%) Presales
4 33 (27.05%) Mobile Device Management
5 31 (25.41%) Service Management
6 28 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (17.21%) PRINCE2
8 18 (14.75%) Analytics
8 18 (14.75%) Customer Engagement
9 17 (13.93%) Service Delivery
10 16 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (13.11%) Thought Leadership
11 15 (12.30%) Application Packaging
11 15 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (12.30%) Change Management
12 14 (11.48%) ITSM
12 14 (11.48%) Strategic Roadmap
13 12 (9.84%) Coaching
13 12 (9.84%) PQQ
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.30%) SQL
3 6 (4.92%) C
3 6 (4.92%) VBScript
4 4 (3.28%) VB
5 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.64%) Perl
5 2 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) Degree
2 22 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.20%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.38%) MCSA
5 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.10%) MCSE
8 4 (3.28%) CCNA
8 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.28%) MCTS
9 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.64%) CCA
10 2 (1.64%) CCNP
10 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.64%) MCDST
10 2 (1.64%) MCITP
10 2 (1.64%) MCP
10 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) SLA
2 14 (11.48%) GDPR
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (91.80%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.05%) XenDesktop
3 23 (18.85%) XenApp
4 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (17.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (15.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (7.38%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.74%) vSphere
9 3 (2.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (1.64%) Firmware
10 2 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 90 (73.77%) SCCM
2 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (22.95%) SCOM
4 14 (11.48%) SCVMM
5 13 (10.66%) Single Sign-On
6 11 (9.02%) WSUS
7 7 (5.74%) AirWatch
8 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.92%) PowerCLI
8 6 (4.92%) Puppet
9 5 (4.10%) SCOrch
10 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (3.28%) SCDPM
10 4 (3.28%) SCSM
11 3 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (1.64%) SELinux
12 2 (1.64%) ThinApp
13 1 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 104 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.98%) Citrix
3 27 (22.13%) VMware
4 17 (13.93%) McAfee
5 12 (9.84%) Avaya
6 10 (8.20%) HP
7 9 (7.38%) Dell
7 9 (7.38%) Polycom
8 8 (6.56%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.56%) Cisco
8 8 (6.56%) Oracle
9 7 (5.74%) Autodesk
9 7 (5.74%) IBM
9 7 (5.74%) Microgen
9 7 (5.74%) ReadSoft
9 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.74%) Sage
9 7 (5.74%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.92%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.92%) Brocade