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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
Rank 844 941 926
Rank change year-on-year +97 -15  
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 16 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 36
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 10193 13618 13349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8039 10773 10320
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 26 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 26 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 +109 16 £50,000 -16.66% 1
South West +14 4 £50,000 -23.07%
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
Hatfield - 4 - -
South East +60 3 £33,000 -42.60%
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
London +79 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hampshire +31 1 - -
Bristol -5 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £33,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £33,000 -
Aldershot - 1 - -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 44 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
1 44 (64.71%) SIEM
2 39 (57.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (54.41%) CISSP
3 37 (54.41%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (54.41%) Security Cleared
4 31 (45.59%) Information Security
5 30 (44.12%) Firewall
6 29 (42.65%) PCI DSS
6 29 (42.65%) SC Cleared
6 29 (42.65%) Presales
6 29 (42.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (38.24%) QRadar
8 24 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
9 23 (33.82%) Security Management
9 23 (33.82%) CEH
10 22 (32.35%) Information Security Management
10 22 (32.35%) Management Information System
10 22 (32.35%) CISM
11 21 (30.88%) Risk Management
12 20 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 20 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (29.41%) Information Assurance
13 19 (27.94%) IBM
14 18 (26.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 18 (26.47%) Reverse Engineering
15 17 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (25.00%) ArcSight
16 16 (23.53%) Data Protection
16 16 (23.53%) 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 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (20.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.12%) Firewall
2 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.82%) Network Security
4 3 (4.41%) DNS
4 3 (4.41%) FTP
4 3 (4.41%) HTTP
4 3 (4.41%) NetScreen
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.47%) IPv4
6 1 (1.47%) IPv6
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) TACACS
6 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Big Data
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Consultant
2 19 (27.94%) SIEM Consultant
3 14 (20.59%) Information Manager
4 11 (16.18%) Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Security Manager
6 8 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (10.29%) Architect
7 7 (10.29%) Security Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Security Specialist
8 6 (8.82%) ArcSight Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Principal Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Security Specialist
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Principal Security Consultant
9 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) Regular Expression
2 6 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.41%) PCRE
4 1 (1.47%) OAuth
4 1 (1.47%) OpenID
4 1 (1.47%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 16 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 14 (20.59%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (13.24%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (11.76%) PKI
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) CESG
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Unix
4 7 (10.29%) Windows 2000
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.82%) Solaris
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
1 44 (64.71%) SIEM
2 37 (54.41%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (45.59%) Information Security
4 29 (42.65%) Presales
5 24 (35.29%) Malware Analysis
6 23 (33.82%) Security Management
7 22 (32.35%) Information Security Management
8 21 (30.88%) Risk Management
9 20 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
9 20 (29.41%) Information Assurance
9 20 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 18 (26.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 18 (26.47%) Reverse Engineering
11 17 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 16 (23.53%) Data Protection
13 15 (22.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (22.06%) Security Monitoring
14 14 (20.59%) Conceptual Models
14 14 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) Python
2 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 6 (8.82%) Ruby
3 1 (1.47%) Lua
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) CISSP
1 37 (54.41%) Security Cleared
2 29 (42.65%) SC Cleared
3 23 (33.82%) CEH
4 22 (32.35%) CISM
5 14 (20.59%) CISMP
5 14 (20.59%) CRISC
6 12 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 9 (13.24%) CISA
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (11.76%) CCDP
8 8 (11.76%) CCIE
9 7 (10.29%) Degree
10 6 (8.82%) CCNP
11 5 (7.35%) CCSE
12 4 (5.88%) CREST Certified
12 4 (5.88%) GCIH
13 3 (4.41%) MCSE
13 3 (4.41%) OSCP
13 3 (4.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (57.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (42.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 29 (42.65%) PCI DSS
3 15 (22.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (20.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 14 (20.59%) RMADS
5 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.76%) Snort
3 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) HDFS
5 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (38.24%) QRadar
2 6 (8.82%) ArcSight ESM
2 6 (8.82%) CSIRT
3 5 (7.35%) Kibana
3 5 (7.35%) logstash
3 5 (7.35%) RSA enVision
4 3 (4.41%) Fluentd
4 3 (4.41%) RSA Archer
5 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.47%) Nessus
6 1 (1.47%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) IBM
2 17 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 15 (22.06%) CheckPoint
3 15 (22.06%) Cisco
3 15 (22.06%) ServiceNow
3 15 (22.06%) Splunk
4 14 (20.59%) Palo Alto
4 14 (20.59%) Sourcefire
5 11 (16.18%) Juniper
6 9 (13.24%) LogRhythm
6 9 (13.24%) VMware
7 8 (11.76%) F5
7 8 (11.76%) FireEye
7 8 (11.76%) Intel Security
8 6 (8.82%) AlienVault
8 6 (8.82%) Crossbeam
8 6 (8.82%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle
8 6 (8.82%) Sophos
8 6 (8.82%) TippingPoint
United Kingdom
LogRhythm
Salary: Up to £80k pa + 10% bonus + £7,200pa car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
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Salary: Package
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competive + Car
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 22 days ago