Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK

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 20 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 771 944 999
Rank change year-on-year +173 +55 -207
Permanent jobs citing CASB 55 78 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.071% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 85
10th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £61,750
25th Percentile - £50,938 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £80,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -41.25% -5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £59,375 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £76,200 £95,000 £99,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £80,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -41.25% -5.88% +17.24%

All Systems Management Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,891 17,026 22,873
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.41% 15.45% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,016 10,434 13,601
10th Percentile £32,750 £35,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,719 £48,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £68,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -0.74% +8.80%
75th Percentile £83,750 £88,283 £87,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,480 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.62% -1.77% +9.52%

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 20 February 2024.

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 20 February 2024. 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 +157 44 £47,000 -41.25% 15
Work from Home +152 37 £47,000 -43.70% 4
UK excluding London +107 37 £47,000 -41.25% 6
London +182 16 £82,500 +3.13% 8
North of England +103 12 £47,000 - 1
North West +58 12 £47,000 -
Scotland - 11 £47,000 -
South East +69 8 £47,000 -44.05%
South West - 5 £50,000 - 5
West Midlands +60 1 £65,000 +6.12%
Midlands +26 1 £65,000 -18.75%

CASB
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Exchange
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 46 (83.64%) Azure
2 36 (65.45%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (18.18%) AWS
3 10 (18.18%) SaaS
4 5 (9.09%) GCP
5 4 (7.27%) IaaS
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Purview
6 3 (5.45%) Mimecast
7 2 (3.64%) Entra ID
7 2 (3.64%) OCI
7 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.64%) PaaS
7 2 (3.64%) WhatsApp
8 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.82%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (1.82%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Internet
2 29 (52.73%) DKIM
3 28 (50.91%) DMARC
4 26 (47.27%) DNS
5 16 (29.09%) Firewall
6 4 (7.27%) VPN
7 3 (5.45%) Network Security
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (29.09%) Social Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Analyst
2 31 (56.36%) Security Analyst
3 26 (47.27%) Information Analyst
3 26 (47.27%) Information Security Analyst
4 15 (27.27%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior
6 5 (9.09%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Manager
8 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior IT Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 26 (47.27%) Cyberattack
2 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Security Posture
4 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (5.45%) Cloud Security Posture
5 3 (5.45%) PKI
5 3 (5.45%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) SIEM
2 40 (72.73%) Information Security
3 39 (70.91%) Cloud Security
4 30 (54.55%) MITRE ATT&CK
5 26 (47.27%) SOAR
5 26 (47.27%) Vulnerability Remediation
6 17 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (25.45%) Security Operations
8 12 (21.82%) Data Loss Prevention
9 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (16.36%) Incident Response
10 9 (16.36%) Threat Intelligence
11 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
13 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
14 5 (9.09%) Agile
14 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
14 5 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 5 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Bash
1 2 (3.64%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) CISSP
3 8 (14.55%) CISM
4 5 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.27%) CCSP
5 4 (7.27%) CEH
6 3 (5.45%) CCSK
7 2 (3.64%) CISA
7 2 (3.64%) CompTIA CySA+
7 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.82%) Azure Certification
8 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (14.55%) NIST
1 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.91%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (10.91%) GDPR
2 6 (10.91%) HIPAA
3 2 (3.64%) COBIT
3 2 (3.64%) FISMA
3 2 (3.64%) GLBA
3 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.45%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (5.45%) QRadar
3 2 (3.64%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
2 4 (7.27%) Citrix
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Darktrace
3 3 (5.45%) Netskope
3 3 (5.45%) Symantec
3 3 (5.45%) Varonis
3 3 (5.45%) Zscaler
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce
5 1 (1.82%) CA
5 1 (1.82%) CrowdStrike
5 1 (1.82%) Kenna
5 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.82%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.82%) Splunk
5 1 (1.82%) Sun
5 1 (1.82%) Trustwave