Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1190 1262 1295
Rank change year-on-year +72 +33 -16
Permanent jobs citing FISMA 2 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.009% 0.071% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 15
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +37.50%

FISMA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21702 26655 28402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.16% 13.15% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16422 21129 22203
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 4 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 July 2017. 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 2 £65,000 +8.33%
UK excluding London +68 1 - -
South East +66 1 - -
London - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing FISMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FISMA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR

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 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory