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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1130 828 773
Rank change year-on-year -302 -55 +218
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 72 79 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.64% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 90
10th Percentile £42,271 £46,550 £41,203
25th Percentile £45,904 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £67,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.26% -10.00% +15.38%
75th Percentile £78,438 £77,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £89,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,934 £67,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year -15.65% -2.17% +6.15%

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 28,387 12,339 11,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.09% 13.27% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,441 8,337 9,084
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,126 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,749 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.52% - +5.56%

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework.

Salary trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 11 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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -283 44 £70,000 +3.70% 4
Work from Home -249 43 £61,250 -15.52%
UK excluding London -198 28 £56,934 -15.65% 4
London -276 16 £82,500 +15.79%
Wales -31 10 £47,041 +10.69%
South West -45 9 £47,603 -26.77%
South East -91 9 £70,000 -3.45% 4
North of England - 5 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 -
North West - 2 £53,869 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 56 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (76.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (76.39%) Information Security
3 48 (66.67%) CISSP
4 46 (63.89%) CISM
5 44 (61.11%) Information Assurance
6 42 (58.33%) NCSC
7 38 (52.78%) Risk Management
8 36 (50.00%) JSP 440
9 35 (48.61%) Data Protection
9 35 (48.61%) Management Information System
10 32 (44.44%) RMADS
11 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
12 26 (36.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 25 (34.72%) CISMP
14 23 (31.94%) Risk Assessment
15 22 (30.56%) Security Management
16 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
17 19 (26.39%) Information Security Management
18 18 (25.00%) Business Continuity
18 18 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
18 18 (25.00%) NIST
18 18 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
19 16 (22.22%) ISO 22301
19 16 (22.22%) GDPR
19 16 (22.22%) BS25999
19 16 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
19 16 (22.22%) Facilities Management
19 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
19 16 (22.22%) Business Continuity 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Azure
2 9 (12.50%) AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.78%) IPsec
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) SNMP
3 2 (2.78%) SSL
3 2 (2.78%) Telnet
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (18.06%) Public Sector
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 5 (6.94%) Social Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.17%) Aviation
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Military
6 1 (1.39%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (1.39%) Police
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Security Manager
2 12 (16.67%) Architect
2 12 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 11 (15.28%) Information Manager
3 11 (15.28%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Risk Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (9.72%) Security Officer
7 6 (8.33%) Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Information Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Officer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) EDI
2 4 (5.56%) ModSecurity
2 4 (5.56%) REST
2 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (48.61%) Management Information System
2 16 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (11.11%) CESG
4 6 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (6.94%) SCADA
6 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.39%) NHS
8 1 (1.39%) PKI
8 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Linux
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (76.39%) Information Security
3 44 (61.11%) Information Assurance
4 38 (52.78%) Risk Management
5 35 (48.61%) Data Protection
6 23 (31.94%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (30.56%) Security Management
8 19 (26.39%) Information Security Management
9 18 (25.00%) Business Continuity
10 16 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
10 16 (22.22%) Facilities Management
10 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
11 10 (13.89%) Agile
11 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (12.50%) Data Management
13 8 (11.11%) Key Management
14 7 (9.72%) DevOps
14 7 (9.72%) Due Diligence
14 7 (9.72%) SABSA
14 7 (9.72%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) Python
2 2 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (66.67%) CISSP
2 46 (63.89%) CISM
3 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
4 26 (36.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 25 (34.72%) CISMP
6 20 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 18 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (19.44%) DV Cleared
9 12 (16.67%) CRISC
10 10 (13.89%) CISA
11 7 (9.72%) CLAS
12 6 (8.33%) Degree
13 3 (4.17%) GIAC
14 2 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
14 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (2.78%) CREST Certified
14 2 (2.78%) ISACA
14 2 (2.78%) Postgraduate
15 1 (1.39%) GCIH
15 1 (1.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (76.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (58.33%) NCSC
3 36 (50.00%) JSP 440
4 32 (44.44%) RMADS
5 18 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (25.00%) NIST
6 16 (22.22%) BS25999
6 16 (22.22%) GDPR
6 16 (22.22%) ISO 22301
7 3 (4.17%) GRC
7 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (2.78%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) IBM
2 2 (2.78%) Splunk