Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1105 1084 1107
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -1
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 94 87 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.050% 0.085%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.40% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 160
UK median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £29,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £32,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +103.13% -39.05% -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 22,754 21,753 27,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.39% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,737 17,213 21,634
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,594 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 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 -5 67 £65,000 +33.33% 9
UK excluding London +15 53 £65,000 +103.13% 8
South West +23 23 £66,250 +97.29%
South East +7 17 £58,000 +93.33% 1
London -23 14 £70,000 +12.00% 2
East of England +2 10 £65,000 -
Scotland -39 2 £42,000 - 1
North of England +1 1 £55,000 +32.53% 5
North West - 1 £55,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 91 (96.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (67.02%) Information Security
3 49 (52.13%) CESG
4 46 (48.94%) Information Assurance
5 44 (46.81%) PCI DSS
6 40 (42.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (41.49%) CISSP
7 39 (41.49%) Security Cleared
8 36 (38.30%) Risk Management
9 35 (37.23%) Security Architecture
10 34 (36.17%) SABSA
10 34 (36.17%) CESG Certified Professional
11 33 (35.11%) TOGAF
12 31 (32.98%) Customer Requirements
13 30 (31.91%) Management Information System
14 27 (28.72%) COBIT
15 26 (27.66%) JSP 440
16 25 (26.60%) RMADS
16 25 (26.60%) CISM
16 25 (26.60%) Firewall
17 24 (25.53%) Risk Analysis
18 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
19 20 (21.28%) CLAS
20 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
21 17 (18.09%) Cisco
21 17 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
21 17 (18.09%) Presales
22 16 (17.02%) F5
22 16 (17.02%) Internet
22 16 (17.02%) Symantec

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 15 (15.96%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) Firewall
2 16 (17.02%) Internet
3 8 (8.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) Big Data
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.45%) Local Government
4 6 (6.38%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Electronics
5 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.19%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Consultant
2 31 (32.98%) Security Consultant
3 27 (28.72%) Architect
3 27 (28.72%) Security Architect
4 22 (23.40%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (14.89%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 13 (13.83%) Senior Architect
6 13 (13.83%) Senior Security Architect
7 9 (9.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 9 (9.57%) Principal Architect
7 9 (9.57%) Principal Security Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Information Assurance Leader
8 7 (7.45%) Network Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (6.38%) Information Assurance Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Principal Consultant
9 6 (6.38%) Principal Security Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Information Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Information Security Officer
10 5 (5.32%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 49 (52.13%) CESG
2 30 (31.91%) Management Information System
3 16 (17.02%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (8.51%) NHS
4 8 (8.51%) PKI
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
1 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
1 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Information Security
2 46 (48.94%) Information Assurance
3 36 (38.30%) Risk Management
4 35 (37.23%) Security Architecture
5 34 (36.17%) SABSA
6 33 (35.11%) TOGAF
7 31 (32.98%) Customer Requirements
8 24 (25.53%) Risk Analysis
9 17 (18.09%) Presales
10 16 (17.02%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (15.96%) Change Control
11 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (14.89%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (13.83%) ISMS
14 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
15 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (10.64%) Information Security Management
15 10 (10.64%) Security Management
16 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (9.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) CISSP
1 39 (41.49%) Security Cleared
2 34 (36.17%) CESG Certified Professional
3 25 (26.60%) CISM
4 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
5 20 (21.28%) CLAS
6 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
7 15 (15.96%) Degree
7 15 (15.96%) IISP
8 8 (8.51%) CREST Certified
9 7 (7.45%) CISA
10 5 (5.32%) GIAC
10 5 (5.32%) ISACA
10 5 (5.32%) SANS
11 4 (4.26%) CRISC
11 4 (4.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (3.19%) CCIE
12 3 (3.19%) CGEIT
12 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (3.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (96.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (46.81%) PCI DSS
3 40 (42.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 27 (28.72%) COBIT
5 26 (27.66%) JSP 440
6 25 (26.60%) RMADS
7 17 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (6.38%) ISO 22301
8 6 (6.38%) ISO 31000
9 4 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (4.26%) GDPR
10 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
12 1 (1.06%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.06%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Cisco
2 16 (17.02%) F5
2 16 (17.02%) McAfee
2 16 (17.02%) Symantec
3 15 (15.96%) CheckPoint
3 15 (15.96%) Palo Alto
4 14 (14.89%) Juniper
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
5 3 (3.19%) Trend Micro
6 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.13%) FireEye
6 2 (2.13%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.13%) Radware
6 2 (2.13%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.06%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.06%) Interwoven