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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
Rank 801 856 876
Rank change year-on-year +55 +20  
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 66 108 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 57 94 71
Median salary £45,269 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.69% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,432 £48,250 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -17.69% -4.34%  

HMG Security Policy Framework 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 10310 13605 13329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10761 10295
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%  

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 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 +27 33 £45,269 -17.69% 3
Wales +30 28 £45,269 +58.83% 1
South Wales +33 24 £45,269 +58.83% 1
London +76 13 £77,500 +26.53% 1
South West +17 12 £45,269 +6.51%
Newport +9 10 £45,269 +58.83% 1
Gloucestershire +8 8 £45,269 -13.77%
East of England +27 4 - -
South East +17 4 £33,000 -40.00%
West Wales - 4 £45,269 -
Swansea - 4 £45,269 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 £45,269 -
Cheltenham - 4 £45,269 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Bristol +6 3 £45,269 -43.41%
Cwmbran - 3 £45,269 -
Gloucester - 3 £45,269 -
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,269 -
Surrey +31 2 £33,000 -52.85%
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
Barry - 2 £45,269 -
Pontypridd - 2 £45,269 -
City of London +49 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Hampshire +19 1 £30,000 -42.85%
Leatherhead -4 1 £33,000 -52.85%
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £33,581 -

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 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 HMG Security Policy Framework.

1 104 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (52.14%) Information Security
3 55 (47.01%) CISSP
4 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (42.74%) Security Cleared
6 44 (37.61%) IBM
7 42 (35.90%) CISM
8 41 (35.04%) Risk Management
8 41 (35.04%) IIS
9 40 (34.19%) Management Information System
10 38 (32.48%) MVC
10 38 (32.48%) TDD
10 38 (32.48%) Software Engineering
10 38 (32.48%) .NET
10 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
10 38 (32.48%) C#
10 38 (32.48%) Visual Studio
10 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET
10 38 (32.48%) Web Services
10 38 (32.48%) PCI DSS
10 38 (32.48%) SC Cleared
10 38 (32.48%) Unit Testing
10 38 (32.48%) .NET Framework
10 38 (32.48%) Information Assurance
10 38 (32.48%) RESTful
10 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (32.48%) BDD
10 38 (32.48%) REST
10 38 (32.48%) Customer Insight
10 38 (32.48%) SQL Server 2012

HMG Security Policy Framework
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 41 (35.04%) IIS
2 37 (31.62%) Tomcat
2 37 (31.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (11.97%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Office 365
2 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (5.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Firewall
2 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.42%) IPsec
3 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.42%) X.400
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (32.48%) Visual Studio
2 37 (31.62%) Eclipse
2 37 (31.62%) Maven
2 37 (31.62%) Subversion
3 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.56%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Law
3 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Software Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) Information Manager
3 19 (16.24%) .NET Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) Consultant
4 18 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 18 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 18 (15.38%) Security Manager
5 15 (12.82%) Architect
6 14 (11.97%) Security Architect
7 12 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
8 11 (9.40%) Information Assurance Manager
9 9 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) Managing Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) Security Technical Architect
12 4 (3.42%) Operational Security Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) .NET
1 38 (32.48%) .NET Framework
1 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET
1 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET MVC
1 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET Web API
1 38 (32.48%) REST
1 38 (32.48%) RESTful
1 38 (32.48%) Web Services
2 37 (31.62%) EJB
2 37 (31.62%) Hibernate
2 37 (31.62%) Java SE
2 37 (31.62%) SOAP
2 37 (31.62%) Spring
3 34 (29.06%) Middleware
4 7 (5.98%) boto
5 3 (2.56%) Play Framework
6 2 (1.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (34.19%) Management Information System
2 38 (32.48%) User Experience
3 34 (29.06%) Mainframe
4 29 (24.79%) CESG
5 17 (14.53%) Data Centre
6 16 (13.68%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (7.69%) NHS
8 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
8 8 (6.84%) PKI
9 7 (5.98%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (3.42%) Social Media
11 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.71%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) AIX
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.14%) Information Security
2 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.04%) Risk Management
4 38 (32.48%) BDD
4 38 (32.48%) Continuous Deployment
4 38 (32.48%) Customer Insight
4 38 (32.48%) Information Assurance
4 38 (32.48%) MVC
4 38 (32.48%) Performance Optimisation
4 38 (32.48%) Software Engineering
4 38 (32.48%) TDD
4 38 (32.48%) Unit Testing
5 35 (29.91%) Security Management
6 31 (26.50%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (19.66%) Information Security Management
7 23 (19.66%) ISMS
8 22 (18.80%) Security Monitoring
8 22 (18.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 21 (17.95%) Data Protection
9 21 (17.95%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) C#
2 37 (31.62%) Java
3 7 (5.98%) Perl
3 7 (5.98%) PHP
3 7 (5.98%) Python
3 7 (5.98%) Ruby
4 6 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (47.01%) CISSP
2 50 (42.74%) Security Cleared
3 42 (35.90%) CISM
4 38 (32.48%) SC Cleared
5 28 (23.93%) CESG Certified Professional
6 16 (13.68%) CISMP
6 16 (13.68%) CRISC
6 16 (13.68%) Degree
7 15 (12.82%) CISA
8 14 (11.97%) CEH
9 8 (6.84%) CLAS
9 8 (6.84%) GIAC
10 7 (5.98%) CGEIT
10 7 (5.98%) GSLC
11 6 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
12 5 (4.27%) ISACA
12 5 (4.27%) ISSAP
12 5 (4.27%) SANS
13 3 (2.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (32.48%) PCI DSS
3 18 (15.38%) RMADS
4 15 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (12.82%) GPG13
5 14 (11.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 12 (10.26%) JSP 440
7 11 (9.40%) COBIT
8 6 (5.13%) SLA
9 4 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.85%) BS25999
10 1 (0.85%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.85%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Ansible
1 7 (5.98%) Puppet
1 7 (5.98%) QRadar
1 7 (5.98%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) Nessus
2 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (37.61%) IBM
2 14 (11.97%) ServiceNow
3 8 (6.84%) Splunk
4 7 (5.98%) AlgoSec
4 7 (5.98%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.98%) Cisco
4 7 (5.98%) CyberArk
4 7 (5.98%) F5
4 7 (5.98%) FireEye
4 7 (5.98%) Forcepoint
4 7 (5.98%) Fortinet
4 7 (5.98%) Intel
4 7 (5.98%) Intel Security
4 7 (5.98%) Lancope
4 7 (5.98%) Palo Alto
4 7 (5.98%) Sourcefire
4 7 (5.98%) Symantec
4 7 (5.98%) Trend Micro
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.56%) Juniper
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