Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HMG Infosec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HMG Infosec over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Infosec
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1032 1168 -
Rank change year-on-year +136 - +1256
Permanent jobs citing HMG Infosec 38 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.014% -
Number of salaries quoted 38 3 0
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

HMG Infosec is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 18,163 21,708 21,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.24% 13.20% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13,553 16,482 16,171
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

HMG Infosec
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HMG Infosec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HMG Infosec in the UK

HMG Infosec
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HMG Infosec in the UK

HMG Infosec
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HMG Infosec within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +149 38 £70,000 +7.69% 2
UK excluding London +119 38 £70,000 +7.69% 2
South West +42 34 £70,000 +7.69% 2
West Midlands - 4 £67,500 -
Midlands - 4 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing HMG Infosec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for HMG Infosec.

1 36 (94.74%) IT Strategy
2 35 (92.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 35 (92.11%) Technical Architecture
2 35 (92.11%) JSP 440
2 35 (92.11%) Security Architecture
3 34 (89.47%) Information Assurance
3 34 (89.47%) Security Cleared
3 34 (89.47%) Information Security
4 33 (86.84%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (86.84%) Project Delivery
5 32 (84.21%) Critical Thinking
5 32 (84.21%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (71.05%) Public Sector
7 22 (57.89%) Architectural Design
7 22 (57.89%) Management Information System
7 22 (57.89%) Linux
7 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
7 22 (57.89%) TOGAF
8 20 (52.63%) Finance
9 19 (50.00%) Banking
9 19 (50.00%) DSDM
9 19 (50.00%) Python
9 19 (50.00%) C
9 19 (50.00%) C++
9 19 (50.00%) Java
9 19 (50.00%) JSP
9 19 (50.00%) SOAP
9 19 (50.00%) Web Services
9 19 (50.00%) XML
9 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering

HMG Infosec
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) IaaS
1 3 (7.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
General
1 27 (71.05%) Public Sector
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 19 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Architect
2 32 (84.21%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (50.00%) Security Architect
4 13 (34.21%) Security Solutions Architect
5 10 (26.32%) IT Architect
5 10 (26.32%) IT Security Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Security Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) JSON
1 19 (50.00%) JSP
1 19 (50.00%) SOAP
1 19 (50.00%) Web Services
1 19 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (84.21%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (57.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) IT Strategy
2 35 (92.11%) Security Architecture
2 35 (92.11%) Technical Architecture
3 34 (89.47%) Information Assurance
3 34 (89.47%) Information Security
4 33 (86.84%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (86.84%) Project Delivery
5 32 (84.21%) Critical Thinking
6 22 (57.89%) Architectural Design
6 22 (57.89%) TOGAF
7 19 (50.00%) DSDM
7 19 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) SABSA
8 3 (7.89%) Security Management
8 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.89%) SIEM
9 1 (2.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (2.63%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C
1 19 (50.00%) C++
1 19 (50.00%) Java
1 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 19 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CISSP
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (5.26%) CISA
3 2 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CLAS
4 1 (2.63%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.63%) ISSEP
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (92.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 35 (92.11%) JSP 440
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (7.89%) GPG13
3 3 (7.89%) ISO 31000
3 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (7.89%) NIST
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) SAP