Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 987 1130 1180
Rank change year-on-year +143 +50 -
Permanent jobs citing CASB 82 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.025% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 71 27 17
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £55,250 £51,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £92,500 £100,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -26.67% +25.00% -

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 17,868 17,472 15,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.01% 10.61% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,461 13,834 12,939
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 +116 71 £57,500 -11.54% 9
UK excluding London +102 53 £55,000 -26.67% 3
Midlands +55 19 £42,500 -43.33% 2
London +83 18 £65,000 - 6
West Midlands +47 18 £42,500 -43.33% 1
East of England +72 12 £65,000 -
North of England +39 11 £57,500 -20.69%
North West +41 9 £65,000 -10.34%
Scotland - 5 £41,000 -
South West - 3 £50,000 - 1
South East +25 2 £71,250 -5.00%
Yorkshire +5 2 £46,750 -53.25%
Wales - 1 £49,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 40 (48.78%) Symantec
1 40 (48.78%) Office 365
2 36 (43.90%) AWS
3 33 (40.24%) Azure
4 30 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 27 (32.93%) CISSP
6 27 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (30.49%) McAfee
8 24 (29.27%) PCI DSS
9 20 (24.39%) Finance
10 18 (21.95%) Firewall
10 18 (21.95%) Information Security
11 17 (20.73%) Network Security
11 17 (20.73%) Forcepoint
11 17 (20.73%) Cisco
11 17 (20.73%) Trend Micro
11 17 (20.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 16 (19.51%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (19.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 16 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 16 (19.51%) SIEM
12 16 (19.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 16 (19.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
13 14 (17.07%) Windows
13 14 (17.07%) GCP
13 14 (17.07%) SaaS
13 14 (17.07%) Netskope
14 13 (15.85%) TOGAF

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 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (48.78%) Office 365
2 36 (43.90%) AWS
3 33 (40.24%) Azure
4 14 (17.07%) GCP
4 14 (17.07%) SaaS
5 11 (13.41%) IaaS
5 11 (13.41%) PaaS
6 5 (6.10%) OneDrive
7 4 (4.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (2.44%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.22%) Akamai
9 1 (1.22%) Apigee
9 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.22%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) Firewall
2 17 (20.73%) Network Security
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (6.10%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.44%) DKIM
5 2 (2.44%) DMARC
5 2 (2.44%) DNS
5 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.44%) SSL
6 1 (1.22%) BGP
6 1 (1.22%) DMZ
6 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) Internet
6 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.22%) OSPF
6 1 (1.22%) SMTP
6 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) DB2
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
1 4 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.32%) Local Government
4 5 (6.10%) Legal
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Consultant
2 19 (23.17%) Architect
3 16 (19.51%) Security Consultant
4 15 (18.29%) Analyst
5 14 (17.07%) Security Analyst
6 13 (15.85%) Security Architect
6 13 (15.85%) Security Engineer
7 11 (13.41%) Designer
7 11 (13.41%) Network Consultant
7 11 (13.41%) Network Security Consultant
7 11 (13.41%) Security Designer
8 10 (12.20%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (9.76%) Security Specialist
10 7 (8.54%) Information Security Specialist
10 7 (8.54%) Information Specialist
11 6 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (6.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (6.10%) Technical Architect
13 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) Web Services
2 5 (6.10%) OAuth
2 5 (6.10%) OpenID
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.22%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.22%) SAML
3 1 (1.22%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (13.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.76%) PKI
4 7 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.88%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.44%) CESG
8 1 (1.22%) CMDB
8 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (21.95%) Information Security
3 16 (19.51%) Identity Access Management
3 16 (19.51%) SIEM
4 13 (15.85%) TOGAF
5 12 (14.63%) Change Management
5 12 (14.63%) SABSA
5 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (14.63%) Validation
6 11 (13.41%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (13.41%) Identity Management
6 11 (13.41%) Threat Detection
7 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 10 (12.20%) Migration
8 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
8 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (8.54%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (8.54%) Security Operations
10 6 (7.32%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.54%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) CISSP
2 12 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.63%) TOGAF Certification
3 11 (13.41%) CCNP
4 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) CISM
7 3 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (3.66%) GIAC
7 3 (3.66%) SANS
8 2 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.44%) SSCP
9 1 (1.22%) CCNA
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.22%) Degree
9 1 (1.22%) GCIA
9 1 (1.22%) GCIH
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (29.27%) PCI DSS
3 16 (19.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 16 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 16 (19.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (7.32%) GDPR
4 6 (7.32%) NIST
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 31000
5 2 (2.44%) SEPA
6 1 (1.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) Docker
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (13.41%) Stealthwatch
3 6 (7.32%) Puppet
4 5 (6.10%) Nessus
5 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.66%) Ansible
7 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (1.22%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.22%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.22%) QRadar
8 1 (1.22%) SCCM
8 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) Symantec
2 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.49%) McAfee
4 17 (20.73%) Cisco
4 17 (20.73%) Forcepoint
4 17 (20.73%) Trend Micro
5 14 (17.07%) Netskope
6 13 (15.85%) Google
7 11 (13.41%) ForeScout
8 5 (6.10%) Qualys
9 4 (4.88%) AlienVault
9 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.88%) IDERA
9 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (4.88%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.88%) xMatters
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle
10 2 (2.44%) Splunk
10 2 (2.44%) VMware
11 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat