Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 854 1041 1144
Rank change year-on-year +187 +103 +39
Permanent jobs citing CASB 13 64 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.045% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 60 41
Median annual salary £60,000 £64,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% -0.77% -21.21%
10th Percentile £31,500 £45,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,450 £82,175 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -42.86% -

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 11,949 17,854 17,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.81% 12.49% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9,345 13,702 13,525
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CASB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CASB in the UK

CASB
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CASB.

Salary trend for CASB in the UK

CASB
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CASB over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for CASB in the UK

CASB
Top 10 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 5 June 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 +170 12 £60,000 -6.98% 1
UK excluding London +169 9 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Midlands +74 5 £60,000 +4.35%
West Midlands +73 5 £60,000 +9.09%
London +134 4 £65,000 -7.14%
North of England +116 1 £27,500 -57.69% 1
South West +86 1 £55,000 -8.33%
North East +16 1 £27,500 -66.67%
Scotland - 1 £59,500 -
South East - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) SNMP
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (38.46%) Law
5 5 (38.46%) TOWER Software
5 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 5 (38.46%) SIEM
5 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
5 5 (38.46%) Network Design
5 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
5 5 (38.46%) Security Hardening
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC

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 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) MPLS
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) SNMP
2 5 (38.46%) VLAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Law
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) OAuth
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
1 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 5 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
3 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) SABSA
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Security Hardening
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Contract Management
6 2 (15.38%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) CCNA
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCSA
3 4 (30.77%) CEH
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) SANS
3 4 (30.77%) SSCP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) NIST
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) TOWER Software
2 4 (30.77%) Forcepoint
2 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) VMware