Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft BitLocker
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1144 1248
Rank change year-on-year +17 +104 +68
Permanent jobs citing BitLocker 54 80 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.042% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 65 62
UK median annual salary £46,000 £49,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% +27.27% -14.44%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £27,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,800 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.27% +8.89% +13.92%

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 22919 23581 24894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 12.44% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19293 19844 20760
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,689
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for BitLocker in the UK

BitLocker
Top 8 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 23 October 2017. 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 +74 54 £46,000 +41.54% 5
UK excluding London +30 30 £42,500 -13.27% 5
London +12 23 £56,250 +73.08% 1
South West +36 18 £46,000 +40.67%
Midlands +10 7 £40,000 +42.86% 1
South East +52 5 £25,000 -61.54% 1
East Midlands +38 4 £42,500 -13.27%
West Midlands -11 3 £23,000 -17.86% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing BitLocker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 52 (96.30%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 43 (79.63%) Active Directory
4 41 (75.93%) SCCM
5 36 (66.67%) Office 365
6 29 (53.70%) PowerShell
7 28 (51.85%) ITIL
8 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
9 24 (44.44%) Firewall
10 23 (42.59%) McAfee
11 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
12 20 (37.04%) Windows 10
12 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (35.19%) SCOM
14 18 (33.33%) SharePoint
15 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
15 17 (31.48%) Service Management
15 17 (31.48%) Service Delivery
15 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
18 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
18 14 (25.93%) Degree
19 13 (24.07%) Virtual Desktop
20 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
20 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (22.22%) Finance
20 12 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
20 12 (22.22%) Network Security
21 11 (20.37%) ITSM

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (66.67%) Office 365
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (14.81%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.70%) Akamai
5 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) IaaS
5 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) Network Security
3 11 (20.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (12.96%) Skype
5 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.56%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) Internet
7 2 (3.70%) HTTP
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) NAS
7 2 (3.70%) SAN
7 2 (3.70%) SMTP
7 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) AdminStudio
1 4 (7.41%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 11 (20.37%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (9.26%) Security Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Consultant
9 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Service Manager
10 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (20.37%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) CESG
3 4 (7.41%) PKI
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) BYOD
5 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (96.30%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 20 (37.04%) Windows 10
5 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.26%) Linux
9 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) ITIL
2 17 (31.48%) Service Delivery
2 17 (31.48%) Service Management
3 11 (20.37%) Boundary Protection
3 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.37%) Data Loss Prevention
3 11 (20.37%) ITIL V3
3 11 (20.37%) ITSM
3 11 (20.37%) Network Virtualisation
3 11 (20.37%) Problem Management
3 11 (20.37%) Threat Detection
4 10 (18.52%) Patch Management
5 9 (16.67%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.11%) Line Management
7 5 (9.26%) High Availability
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Presales
8 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (11.11%) MCSE
6 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 3 (5.56%) MCSA
7 2 (3.70%) MCP
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 43 (79.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 13 (24.07%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (11.11%) XenApp
6 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 41 (75.93%) SCCM
2 19 (35.19%) SCOM
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (20.37%) SCVMM
5 7 (12.96%) WSUS
6 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 6 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (7.41%) Nessus
7 4 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) McAfee
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) Apple
5 7 (12.96%) Citrix
5 7 (12.96%) HP
5 7 (12.96%) Palo Alto
5 7 (12.96%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.41%) Altiris
6 4 (7.41%) AppSense
6 4 (7.41%) Bloomberg
6 4 (7.41%) Cylance
6 4 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 4 (7.41%) Reuters
6 4 (7.41%) Symantec
7 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco
7 3 (5.56%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) Becrypt
8 2 (3.70%) Wyse