Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1085 1089 1110
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 +44
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 95 122 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.069% 0.089%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.56% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65 97 142
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,292 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.25% -21.11% +10.87%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £89,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,269 £70,000
% change year-on-year +32.54% -35.33% +27.27%

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 23,443 21,607 26,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.39% 12.19% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,833 16,356 21,168
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 13 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 20 July 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 +45 75 £60,000 -7.69% 10
UK excluding London -35 54 £60,000 +32.54% 7
London +17 25 £63,750 -20.31% 4
South East +10 25 £60,000 -3.23%
South West -7 9 £57,500 +27.02% 3
East of England +3 7 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Midlands - 6 £40,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £40,500 -
Scotland - 4 £56,500 - 2
North of England +13 2 £36,000 -46.67%
North West +23 1 - -
Wales -42 1 £35,000 -22.68%
North East - 1 £36,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 81 (85.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (60.00%) CISSP
3 52 (54.74%) CISM
4 47 (49.47%) CESG Certified Professional
5 43 (45.26%) Information Security
6 42 (44.21%) Risk Management
6 42 (44.21%) Security Cleared
6 42 (44.21%) Cybersecurity
7 41 (43.16%) Management Information System
8 37 (38.95%) TOGAF
9 36 (37.89%) Information Assurance
10 33 (34.74%) PCI DSS
11 31 (32.63%) SABSA
12 28 (29.47%) Degree
12 28 (29.47%) CESG
13 26 (27.37%) Security Testing
14 25 (26.32%) CREST Certified
15 23 (24.21%) JSP 440
15 23 (24.21%) Security Management
16 21 (22.11%) ITIL
16 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
16 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
17 20 (21.05%) COBIT
17 20 (21.05%) TOGAF Certification
18 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 19 (20.00%) Firewall
19 18 (18.95%) GAP Analysis
19 18 (18.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 18 (18.95%) Security Architecture
20 17 (17.89%) Service Delivery

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 11 (11.58%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) Firewall
2 12 (12.63%) Internet
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (4.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Big Data
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Local Government
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (66.32%) Consultant
2 59 (62.11%) Security Consultant
3 28 (29.47%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 18 (18.95%) Architect
5 17 (17.89%) Security Architect
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Security Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Security Architect
8 6 (6.32%) TOGAF Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) CISSP Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Principal Security Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Security Officer
10 4 (4.21%) Information Assurance Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Information Officer
10 4 (4.21%) Information Security Officer
10 4 (4.21%) Principal Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Principal Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
1 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (43.16%) Management Information System
2 28 (29.47%) CESG
3 14 (14.74%) PKI
3 14 (14.74%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.37%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (7.37%) Internet of Things
6 6 (6.32%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (5.26%) BYOD
8 4 (4.21%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (4.21%) NHS
9 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
10 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) Windows
1 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
1 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.26%) Information Security
2 42 (44.21%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (44.21%) Risk Management
3 37 (38.95%) TOGAF
4 36 (37.89%) Information Assurance
5 31 (32.63%) SABSA
6 26 (27.37%) Security Testing
7 23 (24.21%) Security Management
8 21 (22.11%) ITIL
9 19 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 18 (18.95%) GAP Analysis
10 18 (18.95%) Security Architecture
11 17 (17.89%) Service Delivery
12 16 (16.84%) Analytics
13 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (14.74%) Cryptography
14 14 (14.74%) Identity Management
14 14 (14.74%) Risk Analysis
14 14 (14.74%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) C
2 2 (2.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (60.00%) CISSP
2 52 (54.74%) CISM
3 47 (49.47%) CESG Certified Professional
4 42 (44.21%) Security Cleared
5 28 (29.47%) Degree
6 25 (26.32%) CREST Certified
7 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
7 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
8 20 (21.05%) TOGAF Certification
9 15 (15.79%) IISP
10 10 (10.53%) Master's Degree
11 7 (7.37%) CISA
11 7 (7.37%) CLAS
11 7 (7.37%) GSLC
12 4 (4.21%) CCIE
12 4 (4.21%) CCNP
12 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (3.16%) GIAC
13 3 (3.16%) ISACA
13 3 (3.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (85.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (34.74%) PCI DSS
3 23 (24.21%) JSP 440
4 20 (21.05%) COBIT
5 18 (18.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (17.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 15 (15.79%) RMADS
8 7 (7.37%) GDPR
9 4 (4.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.05%) ISO 22301
10 1 (1.05%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Cisco
2 11 (11.58%) McAfee
2 11 (11.58%) Symantec
3 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.37%) F5
3 7 (7.37%) Juniper
4 6 (6.32%) Palo Alto
5 4 (4.21%) Trend Micro
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle
7 1 (1.05%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.05%) FireEye
7 1 (1.05%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.05%) Radware
7 1 (1.05%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.05%) Zscaler