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

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 917 977
Rank change year-on-year +50 +60  
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 7 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.065% 0.13% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
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 10694 12698 14157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.96% 13.08% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8072 10143 11159
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
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 26 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 +29 7 £75,000 +17.64% 1
South East +58 5 - -
Berkshire +23 5 - -
Maidenhead +14 4 - -
South West -9 1 - -
Bristol -23 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 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 16 (69.57%) SIEM
2 15 (65.22%) CISSP
3 14 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) Firewall
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (47.83%) Windows
6 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (43.48%) Information Security
6 10 (43.48%) Regular Expression
7 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
8 8 (34.78%) Analytics
8 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) Presales
9 7 (30.43%) LogRhythm
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
9 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (30.43%) ArcSight
9 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
9 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Splunk
10 6 (26.09%) Security+ Certification

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 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 5 (21.74%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Security Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) SIEM Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) Professional Services Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) IT Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Principal Security Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Consultant
7 3 (13.04%) ArcSight Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) IT Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Specialist
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.35%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) SIEM
2 10 (43.48%) Information Security
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Presales
4 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (13.04%) Content Development
7 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (13.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Change Control
8 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
8 2 (8.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (26.09%) MCP
5 6 (26.09%) MCSE
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (21.74%) CCDP
6 5 (21.74%) CCIE
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) CCSE
7 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) SANS
8 2 (8.70%) CEH
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.35%) COBIT
5 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) Snort
4 1 (4.35%) HDFS
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) ArcSight ESM
1 4 (17.39%) QRadar
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.70%) RSA enVision
3 1 (4.35%) CSIRT
3 1 (4.35%) Fluentd
3 1 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) Nessus
3 1 (4.35%) RSA Archer
3 1 (4.35%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
2 7 (30.43%) ArcSight
2 7 (30.43%) LogRhythm
3 6 (26.09%) Splunk
4 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
5 4 (17.39%) Computacenter
5 4 (17.39%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Crossbeam
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) FireEye
7 2 (8.70%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
8 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
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