Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1129 1192 -
Rank change year-on-year +63 - -
Permanent jobs citing CASB 44 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.009% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.095% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 0
UK median annual salary £65,000 £90,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £78,750 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

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 17,558 15,733 17,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.47% 8.92% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14,004 12,782 14,006
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,625 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +62 44 £65,000 -27.78% 11
UK excluding London +38 23 £78,750 +31.25% 1
London +45 21 £65,000 -27.78% 10
South East +19 14 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £75,000 -
Midlands - 11 £75,000 -
East of England - 7 - -
North of England +12 2 £72,500 -
North West +20 1 £72,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £100,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (90.91%) SIEM
2 24 (54.55%) Firewall
3 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (52.27%) Network Security
4 21 (47.73%) CISSP
5 18 (40.91%) Sophos
5 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 17 (38.64%) Symantec
6 17 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (36.36%) Cisco
8 15 (34.09%) CCIE
8 15 (34.09%) CCNP
9 14 (31.82%) CheckPoint
10 13 (29.55%) McAfee
10 13 (29.55%) WAN
10 13 (29.55%) VMware
10 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (29.55%) Use Case
10 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (27.27%) Office 365
11 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
11 12 (27.27%) Forcepoint
12 11 (25.00%) SSCP
12 11 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
12 11 (25.00%) Juniper
12 11 (25.00%) CCDP
12 11 (25.00%) ITIL
12 11 (25.00%) DNA
12 11 (25.00%) Migration
12 11 (25.00%) Security Management

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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (27.27%) Office 365
3 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.91%) Mimecast
4 4 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (9.09%) PaaS
5 2 (4.55%) IaaS
5 2 (4.55%) SaaS
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) Firewall
2 23 (52.27%) Network Security
3 13 (29.55%) WAN
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (25.00%) Wireless
5 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.91%) DKIM
6 7 (15.91%) DMARC
7 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (9.09%) IPv4
8 4 (9.09%) IPv6
9 2 (4.55%) FTP
9 2 (4.55%) SSL
10 1 (2.27%) DNS
10 1 (2.27%) HTTP
10 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
10 1 (2.27%) SMTP
10 1 (2.27%) SNMP
10 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.27%) GDB
1 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.27%) sqlmap
General
1 5 (11.36%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Architect
1 20 (45.45%) Security Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Presales Solution Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (22.73%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Security Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) SAML
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.45%) FlexPod
3 7 (15.91%) PKI
4 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) SIEM
2 17 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (29.55%) Use Case
4 11 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
4 11 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 11 (25.00%) DNA
4 11 (25.00%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (25.00%) Migration
4 11 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 11 (25.00%) Presales
4 11 (25.00%) Security Management
5 10 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (20.45%) Converged Infrastructure
6 9 (20.45%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
6 9 (20.45%) Security Operations
6 9 (20.45%) Value Proposition
7 8 (18.18%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (47.73%) CISSP
3 15 (34.09%) CCIE
3 15 (34.09%) CCNP
4 11 (25.00%) CCDP
4 11 (25.00%) SSCP
5 10 (22.73%) CISM
5 10 (22.73%) GIAC
6 9 (20.45%) SANS
7 8 (18.18%) CISA
8 7 (15.91%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (13.64%) CCNA
10 3 (6.82%) Degree
11 2 (4.55%) CCENT
11 2 (4.55%) CEH
11 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (4.55%) CRISC
11 2 (4.55%) GSEC
11 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) PMO
4 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.00%) VMware NSX
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (15.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (15.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (11.36%) QRadar
4 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.27%) CSIRT
5 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.27%) Nmap
5 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 18 (40.91%) Sophos
2 17 (38.64%) Symantec
3 16 (36.36%) Cisco
4 14 (31.82%) CheckPoint
5 13 (29.55%) McAfee
5 13 (29.55%) VMware
6 12 (27.27%) Forcepoint
7 11 (25.00%) Aruba
7 11 (25.00%) F5
7 11 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 11 (25.00%) Infoblox
7 11 (25.00%) Juniper
7 11 (25.00%) Meraki
7 11 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 11 (25.00%) Riverbed
7 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 9 (20.45%) HP
9 8 (18.18%) AlgoSec
10 6 (13.64%) Splunk