Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CASB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CASB over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1053 1147 1196
Rank change year-on-year +94 +49 -
Permanent jobs citing CASB 66 46 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.026% 0.001%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.28% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 1
UK median annual salary £70,000 £73,000 £120,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -39.17% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,750 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year +8.21% - -

CASB is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,246 16,252 15,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.38% 9.25% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13,481 13,124 12,534
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,303
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.33% +2.61%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.05%

CASB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CASB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CASB in the UK

CASB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CASB.

Salary trend for CASB in the UK

CASB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CASB over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for CASB in the UK

CASB
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CASB within the UK over the 6 months to 15 February 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 +102 66 £70,000 -4.11% 12
London +83 53 £70,000 -7.89% 6
UK excluding London +53 13 £75,750 +8.21% 6
Midlands +39 5 £77,000 +10.00% 2
South East +34 4 £75,000 -10.45% 2
East Midlands - 4 £77,750 - 1
East of England - 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +34 1 £75,000 +7.14% 1
North West - 1 £72,500 -
North of England - 1 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing CASB 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 CASB.

1 47 (71.21%) Symantec
1 47 (71.21%) SIEM
1 47 (71.21%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (59.09%) Data Loss Prevention
3 36 (54.55%) Firewall
4 33 (50.00%) CISSP
5 32 (48.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 31 (46.97%) Network Security
7 27 (40.91%) Forcepoint
7 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 25 (37.88%) Office 365
9 23 (34.85%) Use Case
9 23 (34.85%) Information Security
9 23 (34.85%) McAfee
10 21 (31.82%) SSCP
11 17 (25.76%) Finance
12 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (24.24%) Security Operations
13 15 (22.73%) CCNP
13 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
13 15 (22.73%) Blue Coat
13 15 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (21.21%) Sophos
15 13 (19.70%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (19.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 13 (19.70%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (19.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 12 (18.18%) SANS
16 12 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
16 12 (18.18%) Mimecast

CASB
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:

Cloud Services
1 25 (37.88%) Office 365
2 12 (18.18%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (54.55%) Firewall
2 31 (46.97%) Network Security
3 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (13.64%) SMTP
6 3 (4.55%) DKIM
6 3 (4.55%) DMARC
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.03%) FTP
7 2 (3.03%) IPsec
7 2 (3.03%) SSL
7 2 (3.03%) VPN
7 2 (3.03%) WAN
7 2 (3.03%) Wireless
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (6.06%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Security Engineer
2 17 (25.76%) Security Specialist
3 9 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) IT Security Specialist
4 6 (9.09%) Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Blue Coat Specialist
5 5 (7.58%) Data Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Information Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (7.58%) Network Specialist
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Web Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Email Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Information Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (4.55%) PKI
6 2 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Unix
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Android
2 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Cybersecurity
1 47 (71.21%) SIEM
2 39 (59.09%) Data Loss Prevention
3 32 (48.48%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (34.85%) Information Security
4 23 (34.85%) Use Case
5 16 (24.24%) Security Operations
6 15 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (10.61%) Change Management
9 7 (10.61%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Decision-Making
10 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (9.09%) Web Filtering
11 5 (7.58%) Compliance Management
11 5 (7.58%) IT Strategy
11 5 (7.58%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 5 (7.58%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) CISSP
2 21 (31.82%) SSCP
3 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (22.73%) CCNP
5 12 (18.18%) CISM
5 12 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (18.18%) SANS
6 10 (15.15%) Degree
6 10 (15.15%) GIAC
7 6 (9.09%) CISA
8 5 (7.58%) CRISC
9 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (4.55%) CCIE
11 2 (3.03%) CCDP
11 2 (3.03%) CEH
12 1 (1.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (19.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 13 (19.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.03%) CSIRT
3 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Symantec
2 27 (40.91%) Forcepoint
2 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (34.85%) McAfee
4 15 (22.73%) Blue Coat
5 14 (21.21%) Sophos
6 12 (18.18%) Splunk
7 11 (16.67%) Trend Micro
8 8 (12.12%) Cisco
9 6 (9.09%) AlgoSec
10 5 (7.58%) Imperva
11 4 (6.06%) Oracle
11 4 (6.06%) SAP
12 2 (3.03%) Aruba
12 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.03%) Infoblox
12 2 (3.03%) Juniper
12 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.03%) VMware