Period
to 15 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 1176 -
Rank change year-on-year +89 - -
Permanent jobs citing CASB 53 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.013% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 0
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -

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 17,775 16,120 17,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.91% 8.93% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14,034 13,235 13,798
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,957 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +5.88%

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 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +77 53 £70,000 - 10
London +71 39 £65,000 +5.24% 9
UK excluding London +35 14 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East of England - 7 - - 1
South East +31 6 £75,000 -
West Midlands +38 3 £75,000 +7.14%
Midlands +24 3 £75,000 +7.14%
North of England +29 2 £72,500 -
North West +36 1 £72,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £100,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 44 (83.02%) SIEM
2 37 (69.81%) Symantec
3 33 (62.26%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (60.38%) CISSP
4 32 (60.38%) Firewall
5 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
6 28 (52.83%) Network Security
7 27 (50.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 27 (50.94%) Data Loss Prevention
8 26 (49.06%) Forcepoint
9 24 (45.28%) Office 365
9 24 (45.28%) Use Case
10 21 (39.62%) SSCP
11 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (33.96%) Sophos
13 16 (30.19%) McAfee
14 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (26.42%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (26.42%) CCNP
15 14 (26.42%) SANS
15 14 (26.42%) Mimecast
16 13 (24.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 13 (24.53%) GIAC
17 12 (22.64%) CISM
17 12 (22.64%) Security Operations
18 11 (20.75%) CompTIA Security+
18 11 (20.75%) Blue Coat
18 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
19 10 (18.87%) Unix
19 10 (18.87%) Windows

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 24 (45.28%) Office 365
2 14 (26.42%) Mimecast
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.66%) PaaS
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (60.38%) Firewall
2 28 (52.83%) Network Security
3 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
4 10 (18.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (13.21%) DKIM
5 7 (13.21%) DMARC
6 6 (11.32%) SMTP
7 5 (9.43%) WAN
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.55%) Wireless
9 2 (3.77%) FTP
9 2 (3.77%) IPsec
9 2 (3.77%) SSL
9 2 (3.77%) VPN
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (3.77%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Security Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Security Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Security Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) IT Security Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Security Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Presales Solution Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Email Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.77%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Unix
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) SIEM
2 33 (62.26%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (50.94%) Data Loss Prevention
3 27 (50.94%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (45.28%) Use Case
5 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (22.64%) Security Operations
7 10 (18.87%) Information Security
7 10 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (16.98%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (13.21%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (11.32%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (11.32%) Due Diligence
10 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.43%) Change Management
11 5 (9.43%) Data Encryption
11 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (9.43%) Web Filtering
12 4 (7.55%) Application Performance Management
Qualifications
1 32 (60.38%) CISSP
2 21 (39.62%) SSCP
3 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (26.42%) CCNP
4 14 (26.42%) SANS
5 13 (24.53%) GIAC
6 12 (22.64%) CISM
7 11 (20.75%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (18.87%) CISA
9 8 (15.09%) CCIE
10 5 (9.43%) CRISC
11 4 (7.55%) CCDP
11 4 (7.55%) CCNA
11 4 (7.55%) Degree
12 2 (3.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (3.77%) CCSP
12 2 (3.77%) CEH
12 2 (3.77%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (1.89%) CREST Certified
13 1 (1.89%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (24.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (18.87%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (18.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.77%) CSIRT
5 2 (3.77%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Symantec
2 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 26 (49.06%) Forcepoint
4 18 (33.96%) Sophos
5 16 (30.19%) McAfee
6 11 (20.75%) Blue Coat
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco
8 8 (15.09%) Splunk
9 7 (13.21%) Trend Micro
10 5 (9.43%) AlgoSec
10 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
10 5 (9.43%) VMware
11 4 (7.55%) Aruba
11 4 (7.55%) F5
11 4 (7.55%) Infoblox
11 4 (7.55%) Juniper
11 4 (7.55%) Meraki
11 4 (7.55%) Palo Alto
11 4 (7.55%) Riverbed
11 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds