Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 745 969 1065
Rank change year-on-year +224 +96 +84
Permanent jobs citing CASB 31 37 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 65
Median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £54,750 £41,125 £46,250
90th Percentile £94,750 £100,000 £86,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,000 £45,750 £76,500
% change year-on-year +57.38% -40.20% +17.69%

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 10,690 15,971 17,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.38% 12.79% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,785 12,349 13,464
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for CASB in the UK

CASB
Top 9 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 27 January 2021. 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 +264 31 £75,000 +15.38% 11
London +208 26 £80,000 +18.52% 5
UK excluding London +181 5 £72,000 +57.38% 6
Midlands +85 3 £72,000 +69.41% 4
West Midlands +54 3 £72,000 +69.41% 4
North of England +91 2 £51,250 -21.15% 1
North West +65 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Work from Home -69 1 £92,500 -2.63%
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 18 (58.06%) SIEM
3 16 (51.61%) Management Information System
3 16 (51.61%) DevOps
4 15 (48.39%) Azure
5 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (45.16%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (38.71%) Firewall
7 12 (38.71%) Windows
8 11 (35.48%) CISSP
8 11 (35.48%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) AWS
10 9 (29.03%) Office 365
10 9 (29.03%) Degree
10 9 (29.03%) NIST
11 8 (25.81%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
11 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
11 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
11 8 (25.81%) VPN
11 8 (25.81%) Citrix
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco
12 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
12 7 (22.58%) Legal
12 7 (22.58%) Mitel
12 7 (22.58%) SaaS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Azure
2 10 (32.26%) AWS
3 9 (29.03%) Office 365
4 7 (22.58%) SaaS
5 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (6.45%) G Suite
6 2 (6.45%) GCP
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) VPN
3 7 (22.58%) Skype
3 7 (22.58%) Unified Communications
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (19.35%) NetScaler
4 6 (19.35%) Network Security
4 6 (19.35%) PBX
4 6 (19.35%) Softphone
4 6 (19.35%) VoIP
5 5 (16.13%) DMARC
6 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) GitLab
General
1 7 (22.58%) Legal
2 6 (19.35%) Law
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
1 10 (32.26%) Security Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Team Leader
3 6 (19.35%) Security Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Operational Security Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Operations Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Security Operations Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Desktop Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Azure Architect
6 3 (9.68%) CISSP Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 3 (9.68%) DevSecOps Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
1 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (3.23%) Node.js
1 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Management Information System
2 7 (22.58%) Smartphone
3 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 6 (19.35%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2016
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 18 (58.06%) SIEM
3 16 (51.61%) DevOps
4 14 (45.16%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
7 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
7 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
7 8 (25.81%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
9 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Document Management
9 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
9 6 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
9 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (16.13%) CCSP
5 3 (9.68%) CISM
6 2 (6.45%) CCNP
6 2 (6.45%) HND
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE Security
7 1 (3.23%) CISA
7 1 (3.23%) CRISC
7 1 (3.23%) GIAC
7 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) NIST
3 7 (22.58%) GDPR
4 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.23%) COBIT
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (3.23%) ISO 31000
5 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) RSA Archer
2 1 (3.23%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (3.23%) TrustSec
2 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix
3 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
3 7 (22.58%) Mitel
4 6 (19.35%) Canon
4 6 (19.35%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) Netskope
4 6 (19.35%) RightFax
4 6 (19.35%) Sophos
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) TOWER Software
7 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
8 1 (3.23%) FireEye
8 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.23%) NetWitness
8 1 (3.23%) Zscaler