Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FISMA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FISMA over the 6 months to 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1024 1099 1185
Rank change year-on-year +75 +86 +5
Permanent jobs citing FISMA 13 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.082% 0.043% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 6
UK median annual salary - £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 -

FISMA 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 15,871 20,899 21,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.57% 13.86% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12,196 15,335 16,688
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

FISMA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FISMA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FISMA in the UK

FISMA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FISMA in the UK

FISMA
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FISMA within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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 +104 13 - -
London +53 13 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT jobs citing FISMA 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 FISMA.

1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Data Privacy
2 11 (84.62%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (84.62%) Contract Negotiation
2 11 (84.62%) NIST
2 11 (84.62%) GDPR
2 11 (84.62%) HIPAA
2 11 (84.62%) OWASP
2 11 (84.62%) Product Management
2 11 (84.62%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (84.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (84.62%) Legal
2 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 11 (84.62%) CA
2 11 (84.62%) CISA
2 11 (84.62%) CISM
3 9 (69.23%) PPP
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
4 2 (15.38%) Junos
4 2 (15.38%) MRTG
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk
4 2 (15.38%) GPEN
4 2 (15.38%) OSCP
4 2 (15.38%) Facebook
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter

FISMA
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 2 (15.38%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) PPP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Junos
2 2 (15.38%) MRTG
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) TACACS
2 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) Broadband
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 11 (84.62%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Sales Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Sales Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Contract Negotiation
2 11 (84.62%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (84.62%) Data Privacy
2 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) OWASP
2 11 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (84.62%) Product Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISA
1 11 (84.62%) CISM
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE Security
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) GCIA
2 2 (15.38%) GCIH
2 2 (15.38%) GPEN
2 2 (15.38%) GPPA
2 2 (15.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (84.62%) GDPR
2 11 (84.62%) HIPAA
2 11 (84.62%) NIST
2 11 (84.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (15.38%) FedRAMP
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetMRI
1 2 (15.38%) Nmap
1 2 (15.38%) Stealthwatch
1 2 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Facebook
2 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
2 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter