Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1106 1080 1156
Rank change year-on-year -26 +76 -34
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 83 139 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.074% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.57% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 72 96 131
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £45,250 £37,250 £41,750
90th Percentile £90,875 £81,875 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +33.33% -12.50%

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 22672 24262 28100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.61% 12.97% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16983 19186 22201
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 10 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 November 2017. 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 -30 59 £65,000 -3.70% 6
UK excluding London -8 57 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South East +20 22 £62,000 -11.43%
South West +13 19 £67,500 +11.57% 2
East of England +4 10 £70,000 -
London -33 6 £82,500 +50.00% 3
Wales +13 2 £41,146 -29.06%
North of England +10 2 £55,000 +13.99% 1
Scotland -17 2 £42,000 -
North West - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 77 (92.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (73.49%) Information Security
3 47 (56.63%) CESG
4 45 (54.22%) Information Assurance
5 43 (51.81%) Security Cleared
6 42 (50.60%) CISSP
7 35 (42.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 33 (39.76%) Security Architecture
8 33 (39.76%) PCI DSS
9 31 (37.35%) TOGAF
10 30 (36.14%) SABSA
11 29 (34.94%) SC Cleared
11 29 (34.94%) CISM
12 25 (30.12%) Management Information System
12 25 (30.12%) Risk Management
12 25 (30.12%) DV Cleared
13 24 (28.92%) Degree
13 24 (28.92%) Customer Requirements
14 23 (27.71%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (25.30%) Firewall
16 20 (24.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 20 (24.10%) JSP 440
17 19 (22.89%) RMADS
17 19 (22.89%) COBIT
17 19 (22.89%) CESG CLAS
17 19 (22.89%) CLAS
18 18 (21.69%) Risk Analysis
19 16 (19.28%) Risk Assessment
20 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
20 14 (16.87%) ITIL

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 10 (12.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
1 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) Firewall
2 10 (12.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) DKIM
3 1 (1.20%) DMARC
3 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Publishing
4 4 (4.82%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Architect
2 23 (27.71%) Consultant
2 23 (27.71%) Security Architect
3 18 (21.69%) Security Consultant
4 16 (19.28%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (18.07%) Information Manager
6 13 (15.66%) Information Assurance Manager
7 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 10 (12.05%) Information Assurance Leader
9 9 (10.84%) Security Manager
10 8 (9.64%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (9.64%) Information Security Officer
10 8 (9.64%) Security Officer
10 8 (9.64%) Senior Architect
10 8 (9.64%) Senior Security Architect
11 6 (7.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 6 (7.23%) Security Assurance Manager
12 5 (6.02%) Chief Information Officer
12 5 (6.02%) Chief Information Security Officer
12 5 (6.02%) Chief Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 47 (56.63%) CESG
2 25 (30.12%) Management Information System
3 19 (22.89%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (12.05%) PKI
5 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.43%) NHS
6 5 (6.02%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
1 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (73.49%) Information Security
2 45 (54.22%) Information Assurance
3 33 (39.76%) Security Architecture
4 31 (37.35%) TOGAF
5 30 (36.14%) SABSA
6 25 (30.12%) Risk Management
7 24 (28.92%) Customer Requirements
8 23 (27.71%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (21.69%) Risk Analysis
10 16 (19.28%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (16.87%) ITIL
11 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
12 13 (15.66%) ISMS
13 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (13.25%) Identity Management
14 11 (13.25%) Security Management
14 11 (13.25%) SIEM
15 10 (12.05%) Security Monitoring
15 10 (12.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) Security Cleared
2 42 (50.60%) CISSP
3 35 (42.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 29 (34.94%) CISM
4 29 (34.94%) SC Cleared
5 25 (30.12%) DV Cleared
6 24 (28.92%) Degree
7 19 (22.89%) CLAS
8 10 (12.05%) IISP
9 9 (10.84%) CISA
9 9 (10.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 7 (8.43%) CREST Certified
11 6 (7.23%) Master's Degree
12 4 (4.82%) ISSAP
13 3 (3.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 1 (1.20%) CEH
14 1 (1.20%) CITP
14 1 (1.20%) CRISC
14 1 (1.20%) ISACA
14 1 (1.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (92.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (39.76%) PCI DSS
3 20 (24.10%) JSP 440
3 20 (24.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (22.89%) COBIT
4 19 (22.89%) RMADS
5 13 (15.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (10.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (8.43%) ISO 22301
7 7 (8.43%) ISO 31000
7 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (6.02%) GDPR
8 5 (6.02%) ISO 9001
9 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.20%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Symantec
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco
2 2 (2.41%) F5
2 2 (2.41%) McAfee
3 1 (1.20%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Citrix
3 1 (1.20%) FireEye
3 1 (1.20%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.20%) Interwoven
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.20%) Radware
3 1 (1.20%) SAP
3 1 (1.20%) TippingPoint