Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FIPS 140-2
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1187 1197 1279
Rank change year-on-year +10 +82 +38
Permanent jobs citing FIPS 140-2 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.009% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
UK median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 -

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 23,248 21,647 26,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.42% 12.19% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,673 16,335 21,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 23 July 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 +29 2 £75,000 +36.36% 2
London - 2 £75,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (100.00%) GDPR
1 2 (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 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (100.00%) GDPR
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS