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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 964 956
Rank change year-on-year +97 -8  
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 13 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.030% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 26
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £53,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% +15.78%  

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 10475 13475 14082
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.01% 13.04% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8221 10704 10961
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for GPG13 in the UK

GPG13
Top 14 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 29 April 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 +102 13 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South East +70 5 - -
Hatfield - 4 - - 2
East of England - 4 - - 2
Berkshire - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 2
Maidenhead - 4 - -
London +66 1 £60,000 +9.09%
South West +18 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Aldershot - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 30 (66.67%) SIEM
2 25 (55.56%) CISSP
3 24 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (51.11%) Security Cleared
4 23 (51.11%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (46.67%) Firewall
6 20 (44.44%) Presales
7 19 (42.22%) PCI DSS
8 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 17 (37.78%) Information Security
9 17 (37.78%) Cyber Essentials
10 16 (35.56%) QRadar
10 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
11 14 (31.11%) Malware Analysis
12 13 (28.89%) ArcSight
12 13 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (28.89%) Linux
13 12 (26.67%) Windows
13 12 (26.67%) Cisco
13 12 (26.67%) IBM
13 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
13 12 (26.67%) CEH
13 12 (26.67%) Sourcefire
13 12 (26.67%) Regular Expression
14 11 (24.44%) Splunk
14 11 (24.44%) Information Assurance
14 11 (24.44%) Reverse Engineering
14 11 (24.44%) Malware Detection/Protection

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 6 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (13.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) FTP
4 3 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (6.67%) Network Security
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) IPv4
6 1 (2.22%) IPv6
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) TACACS
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Games
3 3 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Consultant
2 15 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Principal Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Information Manager
6 5 (11.11%) ArcSight Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Principal Security Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Professional Services Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (6.67%) IT Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
8 3 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.67%) PCRE
3 1 (2.22%) OAuth
3 1 (2.22%) OpenID
3 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.44%) PKI
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Unix
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.11%) Solaris
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) SIEM
2 24 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (51.11%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (44.44%) Presales
5 17 (37.78%) Information Security
6 14 (31.11%) Malware Analysis
7 13 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (24.44%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (24.44%) Information Assurance
8 11 (24.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 11 (24.44%) Reverse Engineering
9 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (20.00%) Security Management
10 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
11 8 (17.78%) Information Security Management
12 7 (15.56%) Analytics
12 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (15.56%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) Lua
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) CISSP
2 23 (51.11%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (26.67%) CEH
6 9 (20.00%) CCDP
6 9 (20.00%) CCIE
7 8 (17.78%) CISM
8 7 (15.56%) CCNP
8 7 (15.56%) DV Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) CCSE
9 6 (13.33%) CISMP
9 6 (13.33%) CRISC
9 6 (13.33%) MCSE
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (8.89%) Degree
11 4 (8.89%) GCIH
11 4 (8.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (42.22%) PCI DSS
3 17 (37.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (15.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (13.33%) RMADS
6 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.11%) Snort
3 3 (6.67%) HDFS
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) QRadar
2 5 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (8.89%) CSIRT
4 3 (6.67%) Fluentd
4 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.67%) RSA Archer
5 2 (4.44%) Kibana
5 2 (4.44%) logstash
5 2 (4.44%) RSA enVision
6 1 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.22%) Nessus
6 1 (2.22%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) ArcSight
2 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) IBM
2 12 (26.67%) Sourcefire
3 11 (24.44%) Palo Alto
3 11 (24.44%) Splunk
4 9 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 8 (17.78%) F5
5 8 (17.78%) Juniper
5 8 (17.78%) VMware
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
7 6 (13.33%) FireEye
7 6 (13.33%) Intel Security
8 5 (11.11%) Computacenter
8 5 (11.11%) Crossbeam
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.67%) Sophos
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Computacenter
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