Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FIPS 140-2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FIPS 140-2 over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIPS 140-2
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1142 1175 1230
Rank change year-on-year +33 +55 +61
Permanent jobs citing FIPS 140-2 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.014% 0.023% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
UK median annual salary £70,000 £110,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £82,500 -

FIPS 140-2 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,615 21,512 24,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 12.38% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16,424 15,955 19,688
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

FIPS 140-2
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FIPS 140-2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FIPS 140-2 in the UK

FIPS 140-2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FIPS 140-2.

Salary trend for FIPS 140-2 in the UK

FIPS 140-2
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FIPS 140-2 within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 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
London +42 3 £70,000 -36.36% 1
England +29 3 £70,000 -36.36% 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing FIPS 140-2 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 FIPS 140-2.

1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) ISMS
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (100.00%) SANS
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials

FIPS 140-2
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) ISMS
1 3 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS