Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HMG Security Policy Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HMG Security Policy Framework over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1064 1094 1112
Rank change year-on-year +30 +18 +15
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 86 97 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.055% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 57 74 106
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £41,625
90th Percentile £82,500 £101,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +40.00%

HMG Security Policy Framework 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 21,885 21,786 25,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 12.26% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16,632 16,152 20,065
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. 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 +31 70 £60,000 -7.69% 15
UK excluding London +9 53 £60,000 - 14
South East +19 28 £60,000 -3.23% 5
London +37 22 £60,000 -35.14% 2
Midlands - 9 £40,500 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £40,500 - 1
East of England +19 5 £65,000 -7.14%
Scotland +4 5 £60,000 +16.50% 1
South West +4 4 £59,000 -5.60% 6
North of England +19 1 £36,000 -41.22% 1
Wales -15 1 £35,000 -22.22%
North East - 1 £36,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 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 Security Policy Framework.

1 70 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (65.12%) CISSP
3 55 (63.95%) CISM
4 47 (54.65%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (52.33%) Risk Management
6 44 (51.16%) Management Information System
7 41 (47.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 38 (44.19%) TOGAF
9 36 (41.86%) Security Cleared
10 33 (38.37%) Information Security
11 32 (37.21%) Information Assurance
12 29 (33.72%) Security Testing
13 28 (32.56%) Degree
13 28 (32.56%) SABSA
14 27 (31.40%) PCI DSS
14 27 (31.40%) Security Management
15 26 (30.23%) CREST Certified
16 25 (29.07%) ITIL
17 22 (25.58%) CESG
18 21 (24.42%) TOGAF Certification
19 20 (23.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
20 18 (20.93%) Self-Motivation
21 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
21 17 (19.77%) Analytics
22 16 (18.60%) DV Cleared
22 16 (18.60%) Firewall
22 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
23 15 (17.44%) Cryptography
23 15 (17.44%) Identity Management

HMG Security Policy Framework
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 (8.14%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Sitefinity
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) Firewall
2 10 (11.63%) Internet
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (69.77%) Consultant
2 57 (66.28%) Security Consultant
3 31 (36.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 13 (15.12%) Architect
5 12 (13.95%) Security Architect
6 10 (11.63%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (11.63%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (6.98%) TOGAF Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) CISSP Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Security Advisor
9 4 (4.65%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Cisco Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Cisco Security Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Governance Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Information Security Officer
10 3 (3.49%) Principal Security Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
1 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (51.16%) Management Information System
2 22 (25.58%) CESG
3 18 (20.93%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (17.44%) PKI
5 9 (10.47%) Internet of Things
6 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (5.81%) BYOD
8 5 (5.81%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (3.49%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (52.33%) Risk Management
3 38 (44.19%) TOGAF
4 33 (38.37%) Information Security
5 32 (37.21%) Information Assurance
6 29 (33.72%) Security Testing
7 28 (32.56%) SABSA
8 27 (31.40%) Security Management
9 25 (29.07%) ITIL
10 20 (23.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
12 17 (19.77%) Analytics
13 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (17.44%) Business Analysis
14 15 (17.44%) Cryptography
14 15 (17.44%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (17.44%) Identity Management
14 15 (17.44%) Security Monitoring
14 15 (17.44%) SIEM
14 15 (17.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) C
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (65.12%) CISSP
2 55 (63.95%) CISM
3 41 (47.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 36 (41.86%) Security Cleared
5 28 (32.56%) Degree
6 26 (30.23%) CREST Certified
7 21 (24.42%) TOGAF Certification
8 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
9 16 (18.60%) DV Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) Master's Degree
11 11 (12.79%) IISP
12 9 (10.47%) GSLC
13 7 (8.14%) CISA
14 4 (4.65%) CCIE
14 4 (4.65%) CCIE Security
14 4 (4.65%) CCNP
14 4 (4.65%) CEH
14 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (3.49%) CLAS
15 3 (3.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (31.40%) PCI DSS
3 15 (17.44%) COBIT
3 15 (17.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 15 (17.44%) JSP 440
4 10 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (10.47%) RMADS
6 5 (5.81%) GDPR
7 4 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (4.65%) ISO 31000
7 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.16%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Cisco
1 7 (8.14%) McAfee
1 7 (8.14%) Symantec
2 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.65%) F5
2 4 (4.65%) Juniper
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Trend Micro
4 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.16%) FireEye
4 1 (1.16%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.16%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.16%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.16%) Radware
4 1 (1.16%) TippingPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Zscaler