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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 908 963
Rank change year-on-year +43 +55  
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 7 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.066% 0.13% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Median salary £75,000 £63,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £63,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  

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 10540 12701 14115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.08% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7952 10143 11130
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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
Top 7 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 25 June 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 +43 7 £75,000 +17.64% 1
South East +51 5 - -
Berkshire +32 5 - -
Maidenhead +17 4 - -
South West +3 1 - -
Bristol -19 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (70.83%) SIEM
2 15 (62.50%) CISSP
3 14 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Firewall
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) Information Security
6 10 (41.67%) Regular Expression
7 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) Presales
8 8 (33.33%) Sourcefire
8 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Analytics
8 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (33.33%) Linux
8 8 (33.33%) Python
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (29.17%) ArcSight
9 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) LogRhythm
10 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (25.00%) Cyberthreat

GPG13
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Consultant
2 10 (41.67%) Security Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Professional Services Consultant
6 5 (20.83%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (16.67%) IT Consultant
7 4 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
7 4 (16.67%) Principal Security Consultant
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
8 3 (12.50%) ArcSight Analyst
8 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
10 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
10 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
10 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
10 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.17%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) SIEM
2 10 (41.67%) Information Security
3 9 (37.50%) Presales
4 8 (33.33%) Analytics
4 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (12.50%) Content Development
8 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (8.33%) Change Control
9 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
9 2 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) CCNA
5 6 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (25.00%) MCP
5 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (20.83%) CCDP
6 5 (20.83%) CCIE
6 5 (20.83%) CCNP
6 5 (20.83%) CCSE
7 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) SANS
8 2 (8.33%) CEH
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
4 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.17%) COBIT
5 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Snort
4 1 (4.17%) HDFS
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) QRadar
2 4 (16.67%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.33%) RSA enVision
4 1 (4.17%) CSIRT
4 1 (4.17%) Fluentd
4 1 (4.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.17%) Kibana
4 1 (4.17%) logstash
4 1 (4.17%) Nessus
4 1 (4.17%) RSA Archer
4 1 (4.17%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 7 (29.17%) ArcSight
2 7 (29.17%) LogRhythm
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
4 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
5 4 (16.67%) Computacenter
5 4 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Crossbeam
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) FireEye
7 2 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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