Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1002 1113 1064
Rank change year-on-year +111 -49 +52
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 99 93 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.053% 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 62 74 82
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £45,269
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +49.11% -17.69%
10th Percentile £39,733 £45,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £45,269
% change year-on-year - +43.59% -17.69%

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 20,559 22,578 21,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.76% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14,996 17,586 16,760
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% -2.35%

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 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 9 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 24 March 2019. 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 +114 86 £65,000 - 1
UK excluding London +96 77 £65,000 - 1
South West +29 42 £65,000 -
South East +54 25 £70,000 +20.69% 1
London +58 7 £40,965 -41.27%
East of England +77 6 - -
Midlands +53 5 £40,500 -
West Midlands +23 5 £40,500 -
Scotland +11 2 £60,000 +42.86%

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 80 (80.81%) Information Assurance
2 72 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 69 (69.70%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (65.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (44.44%) Information Security
6 41 (41.41%) Risk Management
7 40 (40.40%) Firewall
8 38 (38.38%) JSP 440
9 36 (36.36%) TOGAF
9 36 (36.36%) CISSP
9 36 (36.36%) Management Information System
10 35 (35.35%) Security Architecture
10 35 (35.35%) CESG Certified Professional
11 32 (32.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 31 (31.31%) SABSA
13 29 (29.29%) SC Cleared
14 26 (26.26%) RMADS
15 25 (25.25%) Technical Architecture
16 24 (24.24%) IT Strategy
17 23 (23.23%) HMG Infosec
18 22 (22.22%) SIEM
18 22 (22.22%) Degree
18 22 (22.22%) Cryptography
18 22 (22.22%) PKI
18 22 (22.22%) ITIL
18 22 (22.22%) Identity Management
18 22 (22.22%) CISM
18 22 (22.22%) Service Delivery
18 22 (22.22%) CESG
18 22 (22.22%) Master's Degree

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 17 (17.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (40.40%) Firewall
2 14 (14.14%) Internet
3 4 (4.04%) Network Security
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Big Data
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.09%) Electronics
3 9 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.09%) Marketing
4 8 (8.08%) Military
5 5 (5.05%) Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Local Government
6 3 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (46.46%) Consultant
2 40 (40.40%) Security Consultant
3 30 (30.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 27 (27.27%) Architect
5 22 (22.22%) Security Architect
5 22 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (17.17%) Security Solutions Architect
7 16 (16.16%) IT Architect
7 16 (16.16%) IT Security Architect
8 12 (12.12%) Security Manager
9 10 (10.10%) Compliance Manager
9 10 (10.10%) Compliance Officer
9 10 (10.10%) IT Manager
9 10 (10.10%) IT Security Manager
9 10 (10.10%) IT Security Officer
9 10 (10.10%) Security Compliance Manager
9 10 (10.10%) Security Compliance Officer
9 10 (10.10%) Security Officer
10 8 (8.08%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 8 (8.08%) Information Assurance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) JSON
1 5 (5.05%) JSP
1 5 (5.05%) SOAP
1 5 (5.05%) Web Services
1 5 (5.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (22.22%) CESG
2 22 (22.22%) PKI
3 16 (16.16%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (15.15%) NHS
5 11 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (80.81%) Information Assurance
2 69 (69.70%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (44.44%) Information Security
4 41 (41.41%) Risk Management
5 36 (36.36%) TOGAF
6 35 (35.35%) Security Architecture
7 32 (32.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 31 (31.31%) SABSA
9 25 (25.25%) Technical Architecture
10 24 (24.24%) IT Strategy
11 22 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
11 22 (22.22%) Cryptography
11 22 (22.22%) Identity Management
11 22 (22.22%) ITIL
11 22 (22.22%) Service Delivery
11 22 (22.22%) SIEM
11 22 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (16.16%) Security Testing
12 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) C
2 5 (5.05%) C++
2 5 (5.05%) Java
2 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 36 (36.36%) CISSP
3 35 (35.35%) CESG Certified Professional
4 29 (29.29%) SC Cleared
5 22 (22.22%) CISM
5 22 (22.22%) Degree
5 22 (22.22%) Master's Degree
6 17 (17.17%) IISP
7 15 (15.15%) CLAS
7 15 (15.15%) CREST Certified
7 15 (15.15%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.02%) CCIE
9 2 (2.02%) CCIE Security
9 2 (2.02%) CCNP
9 2 (2.02%) CISA
9 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.02%) CRISC
10 1 (1.01%) GIAC
10 1 (1.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (65.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (38.38%) JSP 440
3 26 (26.26%) RMADS
4 23 (23.23%) HMG Infosec
5 12 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 10 (10.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (10.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (10.10%) ISO 22301
7 8 (8.08%) ISO 9001
8 7 (7.07%) PCI DSS
9 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (4.04%) COBIT
11 1 (1.01%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) CASB
1 2 (2.02%) Stealthwatch
1 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.01%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) SAP
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco
3 3 (3.03%) Google
3 3 (3.03%) Juniper
3 3 (3.03%) McAfee
3 3 (3.03%) Symantec
4 2 (2.02%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.02%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.01%) F5