The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GPG13 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
Rank 840 933 920
Rank change year-on-year +93 -13  
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 17 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 35
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £47,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +26.31%  

GPG13 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 10309 13583 13262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.19% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10744 10245
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
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%  

GPG13
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GPG13 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GPG13 in the UK

GPG13
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13.

Salary trend for GPG13 in the UK

GPG13
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPG13 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GPG13 in the UK

GPG13
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +101 17 £50,000 -16.66% 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
South West +9 4 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Hatfield - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
South East +60 3 £33,000 -42.60%
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
London +68 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hampshire +25 1 - -
Bristol -6 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £33,000 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £33,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 47 (65.28%) SIEM
2 46 (63.89%) Penetration Testing
3 42 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (55.56%) CISSP
4 40 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (54.17%) Security Cleared
6 33 (45.83%) Information Security
7 32 (44.44%) Presales
8 31 (43.06%) PCI DSS
8 31 (43.06%) Firewall
9 30 (41.67%) SC Cleared
9 30 (41.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 27 (37.50%) QRadar
11 25 (34.72%) Malware Analysis
11 25 (34.72%) Security Management
12 24 (33.33%) CISM
12 24 (33.33%) Information Security Management
13 23 (31.94%) CEH
14 22 (30.56%) Management Information System
14 22 (30.56%) Customer Requirements
15 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
16 20 (27.78%) IBM
16 20 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 20 (27.78%) Information Assurance
17 19 (26.39%) Reverse Engineering
17 19 (26.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
18 18 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
19 17 (23.61%) ArcSight
20 16 (22.22%) Data Protection
20 16 (22.22%) Data Centre

GPG13
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (19.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.06%) Firewall
2 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.33%) Network Security
4 3 (4.17%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) FTP
4 3 (4.17%) HTTP
4 3 (4.17%) NetScreen
5 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.39%) IPv4
6 1 (1.39%) IPv6
6 1 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.39%) SAN
6 1 (1.39%) TACACS
6 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Big Data
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Consultant
2 20 (27.78%) SIEM Consultant
3 14 (19.44%) Information Manager
4 11 (15.28%) Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Security Manager
6 9 (12.50%) Architect
6 9 (12.50%) Security Specialist
7 8 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 8 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (9.72%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Security Consultant
8 7 (9.72%) Security Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Security Specialist
9 6 (8.33%) ArcSight Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) Information Assurance Manager
9 6 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
9 6 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Principal Security Consultant
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Regular Expression
2 6 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.17%) PCRE
4 1 (1.39%) OAuth
4 1 (1.39%) OpenID
4 1 (1.39%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 16 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 14 (19.44%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (13.89%) PKI
5 9 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.17%) CESG
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 13 (18.06%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) Unix
4 7 (9.72%) Windows 2000
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.33%) Solaris
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) SIEM
2 46 (63.89%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (45.83%) Information Security
5 32 (44.44%) Presales
6 25 (34.72%) Malware Analysis
6 25 (34.72%) Security Management
7 24 (33.33%) Information Security Management
8 22 (30.56%) Customer Requirements
9 21 (29.17%) Risk Management
10 20 (27.78%) Information Assurance
10 20 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 19 (26.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 19 (26.39%) Reverse Engineering
12 18 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (22.22%) Data Protection
14 15 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (20.83%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (20.83%) Security Monitoring
15 14 (19.44%) Conceptual Models
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Python
2 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (1.39%) Lua
3 1 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (55.56%) CISSP
2 39 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 30 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 24 (33.33%) CISM
5 23 (31.94%) CEH
6 14 (19.44%) CISMP
6 14 (19.44%) CRISC
7 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
8 11 (15.28%) CISA
9 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (11.11%) CCDP
10 8 (11.11%) CCIE
11 7 (9.72%) Degree
12 6 (8.33%) CCNP
13 5 (6.94%) CCSE
14 4 (5.56%) CREST Certified
14 4 (5.56%) GCIH
15 3 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (4.17%) OSCP
15 3 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (43.06%) PCI DSS
3 30 (41.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (20.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (19.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 14 (19.44%) RMADS
6 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) Snort
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) HDFS
5 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (37.50%) QRadar
2 6 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
2 6 (8.33%) CSIRT
3 5 (6.94%) Kibana
3 5 (6.94%) logstash
3 5 (6.94%) RSA enVision
4 3 (4.17%) Fluentd
4 3 (4.17%) RSA Archer
5 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.39%) Nessus
6 1 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) IBM
2 17 (23.61%) ArcSight
3 15 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 15 (20.83%) Cisco
3 15 (20.83%) ServiceNow
3 15 (20.83%) Splunk
4 14 (19.44%) Palo Alto
4 14 (19.44%) Sourcefire
5 11 (15.28%) Juniper
6 9 (12.50%) LogRhythm
6 9 (12.50%) VMware
7 8 (11.11%) F5
7 8 (11.11%) FireEye
7 8 (11.11%) Intel Security
8 6 (8.33%) AlienVault
8 6 (8.33%) Crossbeam
8 6 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle
8 6 (8.33%) Sophos
8 6 (8.33%) TippingPoint
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