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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 940 955
Rank change year-on-year +93 +15  
Permanent jobs citing FISMA 5 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.048% 0.073% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 10369 13745 13538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.14% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8162 10864 10474
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

FISMA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FISMA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FISMA over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FISMA in the UK

FISMA
Top 7 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 5 £62,500 +4.16%
South East +54 3 £60,000 -
Hampshire +14 2 £60,000 -
Aldershot +1 2 £60,000 -
London - 2 £70,000 -
Surrey +49 1 - -
Guildford +29 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Security
4 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (50.00%) CISSP
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (33.33%) 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 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Extranet
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Security
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) AWK
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CRISC
3 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft