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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 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1096 900 851
Rank change year-on-year -196 -49 +183
Permanent jobs citing CASB 150 55 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.052% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 39 12
10th Percentile £46,050 £52,500 £29,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% -6.25%
75th Percentile £92,500 £77,750 £60,563
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,500 £69,225
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £72,250 £58,500
% change year-on-year -3.11% +23.50% -2.50%

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 31,748 17,900 11,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.93% 17.01% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14,186 12,252 9,148
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.92% +4.00% +7.76%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,931 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +10.00% -

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 June 2022.

Salary histogram for CASB in the UK

CASB
Top 14 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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -165 124 £70,000 -3.45% 7
London -184 72 £75,000 -6.25% 4
UK excluding London -125 68 £70,000 -3.11% 3
Work from Home -255 46 £75,000 - 2
Scotland - 18 £67,750 -
South East -67 17 £70,000 -6.67% 2
West Midlands -53 16 £40,000 -39.62% 1
Midlands -68 16 £40,000 -39.62% 1
East of England -73 10 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £100,000 -
South West -36 2 - -
North of England -81 2 £52,500 -4.55%
North East - 1 £67,500 -
North West - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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.

1 100 (66.67%) Azure
2 87 (58.00%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 80 (53.33%) Information Security
4 69 (46.00%) Firewall
5 62 (41.33%) AWS
6 61 (40.67%) SIEM
7 54 (36.00%) CISSP
8 50 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
9 46 (30.67%) Social Skills
10 42 (28.00%) Security Operations
10 42 (28.00%) Agile
11 40 (26.67%) CISM
12 38 (25.33%) Microsoft 365
12 38 (25.33%) GCP
12 38 (25.33%) NIST
13 37 (24.67%) Risk Management
14 36 (24.00%) Legal
15 35 (23.33%) Finance
15 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
16 34 (22.67%) Security Architecture
17 33 (22.00%) VPN
18 32 (21.33%) Active Directory
18 32 (21.33%) Puppet
18 32 (21.33%) Identity Access Management
18 32 (21.33%) Terraform
19 31 (20.67%) Vulnerability Management
20 30 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 29 (19.33%) Ansible
22 28 (18.67%) Kubernetes

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 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.33%) Confluence
3 3 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 100 (66.67%) Azure
2 62 (41.33%) AWS
3 38 (25.33%) GCP
3 38 (25.33%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (17.33%) GitHub
5 21 (14.00%) SaaS
6 18 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (11.33%) IaaS
7 17 (11.33%) PaaS
8 15 (10.00%) Serverless
9 9 (6.00%) Mimecast
10 7 (4.67%) Azure Sentinel
11 6 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
12 5 (3.33%) Power Platform
13 4 (2.67%) GitHub Actions
14 2 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 69 (46.00%) Firewall
2 33 (22.00%) VPN
3 28 (18.67%) Internet
4 27 (18.00%) Network Security
5 20 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (11.33%) DNS
7 8 (5.33%) LAN
7 8 (5.33%) PBX
7 8 (5.33%) WAN
8 7 (4.67%) NGFW
9 6 (4.00%) SSL
10 5 (3.33%) DHCP
10 5 (3.33%) S/MIME
10 5 (3.33%) SMTP
10 5 (3.33%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.67%) HTTP
12 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) MySQL
1 7 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) Power BI
3 2 (1.33%) Big Data
3 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) JIRA
2 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.33%) GitLab
3 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (30.67%) Social Skills
2 36 (24.00%) Legal
3 35 (23.33%) Finance
4 20 (13.33%) Retail
5 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.67%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (4.00%) Law
8 5 (3.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 5 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (3.33%) Public Sector
8 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.67%) Games
10 3 (2.00%) Local Government
11 2 (1.33%) Banking
11 2 (1.33%) Digital Economy
11 2 (1.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.67%) Billing
12 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (36.67%) Architect
2 50 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 35 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 21 (14.00%) Consultant
5 21 (14.00%) Security Consultant
6 19 (12.67%) Cloud Consultant
7 18 (12.00%) IT Architect
7 18 (12.00%) IT Security Architect
8 14 (9.33%) AWS Consultant
8 14 (9.33%) Azure Consultant
8 14 (9.33%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (9.33%) GCP Consultant
8 14 (9.33%) IT Engineer
8 14 (9.33%) Security Engineer
9 12 (8.00%) Security Manager
10 10 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
10 10 (6.67%) Senior Architect
10 10 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) RESTful
2 7 (4.67%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (3.33%) SAML
4 2 (1.33%) LDAP
4 2 (1.33%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) Public Cloud
2 18 (12.00%) Cyber Defence
2 18 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 18 (12.00%) Insider Threat
2 18 (12.00%) Legacy Systems
3 15 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (7.33%) Cloud Native
6 8 (5.33%) BYOD
7 7 (4.67%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.67%) Replication
8 5 (3.33%) Raspberry Pi
8 5 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.67%) Cyberattack
9 4 (2.67%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.67%) Blog
11 1 (0.67%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.67%) Windows
2 24 (16.00%) Linux
3 9 (6.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.67%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.33%) CentOS
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (58.00%) Cybersecurity
2 80 (53.33%) Information Security
3 61 (40.67%) SIEM
4 50 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 42 (28.00%) Agile
5 42 (28.00%) Security Operations
6 37 (24.67%) Risk Management
7 34 (22.67%) Security Architecture
8 32 (21.33%) Identity Access Management
9 31 (20.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (18.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 28 (18.67%) SABSA
11 27 (18.00%) DevOps
11 27 (18.00%) ITIL
12 25 (16.67%) DevSecOps
12 25 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
12 25 (16.67%) Zero Trust
13 24 (16.00%) SOAR
14 22 (14.67%) TOGAF
15 21 (14.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.00%) PowerShell
1 21 (14.00%) Python
2 5 (3.33%) Bash
2 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.67%) C#
3 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (36.00%) CISSP
2 40 (26.67%) CISM
3 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (18.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 26 (17.33%) Degree
6 20 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (9.33%) AWS Certification
8 12 (8.00%) CEH
9 9 (6.00%) CCSP
10 8 (5.33%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (5.33%) GCIH
11 7 (4.67%) CISA
11 7 (4.67%) GCIA
12 6 (4.00%) CCNA
13 5 (3.33%) ACTC
13 5 (3.33%) MCSE
13 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (2.67%) CCA
14 4 (2.67%) SANS
15 3 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.33%) NIST
2 30 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (14.67%) GDPR
4 21 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 20 (13.33%) IASME
6 17 (11.33%) PCI DSS
7 7 (4.67%) BS7799
7 7 (4.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (4.67%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (2.67%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (2.67%) COBIT
8 4 (2.67%) GRC
9 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.33%) Docker
3 12 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (4.67%) BitLocker
4 7 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.67%) KVM
5 2 (1.33%) iptables
5 2 (1.33%) NFS
5 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (21.33%) Puppet
1 32 (21.33%) Terraform
2 29 (19.33%) Ansible
3 28 (18.67%) Kubernetes
4 25 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (14.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (6.00%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (5.33%) SCCM
8 5 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (2.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (2.00%) CSIRT
11 2 (1.33%) Pingdom
11 2 (1.33%) SCOM
11 2 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (1.33%) yum
12 1 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 80 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.00%) Google
3 18 (12.00%) FIS
3 18 (12.00%) Intel
4 12 (8.00%) Cisco
4 12 (8.00%) Sun
5 10 (6.67%) CyberArk
6 9 (6.00%) Netskope
6 9 (6.00%) Zscaler
7 8 (5.33%) Mitel
8 5 (3.33%) Apple
8 5 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.33%) F5
8 5 (3.33%) Symantec
9 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.67%) CrowdStrike
9 4 (2.67%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.67%) Okta
9 4 (2.67%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.67%) Proofpoint