Period
to 20 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1075 1079 1131
Rank change year-on-year +4 +52 -13
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 103 143 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.075% 0.078%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78 103 145
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £42,050
90th Percentile £100,375 £78,750 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.43% +40.00% -16.67%

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 21844 25025 27993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.55% 13.10% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16219 19780 22112
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 October 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 October 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
UK excluding London +24 78 £62,000 -11.43% 2
England -15 63 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Wales +41 22 £47,646 -4.71%
South East +28 21 £62,000 -11.43%
South West +3 21 £66,500 -5.00%
East of England +18 10 £70,000 -
London +2 9 £92,500 +68.18% 2
North of England +12 2 £55,000 +13.99% 1
Scotland -8 2 £42,000 - 1
North West - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 95 (92.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (54.37%) Information Security
3 55 (53.40%) TOGAF
4 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
5 40 (38.83%) CESG
5 40 (38.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 39 (37.86%) Information Assurance
7 38 (36.89%) CISSP
8 35 (33.98%) Security Architecture
9 32 (31.07%) Service Delivery
10 31 (30.10%) CESG Certified Professional
11 30 (29.13%) PCI DSS
12 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
13 27 (26.21%) SABSA
13 27 (26.21%) CISM
13 27 (26.21%) Migration
14 26 (25.24%) Zachman Framework
14 26 (25.24%) Business Transformation
14 26 (25.24%) Data Migration
14 26 (25.24%) IT Strategy
15 24 (23.30%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (22.33%) DV Cleared
17 22 (21.36%) Degree
17 22 (21.36%) Management Information System
17 22 (21.36%) Risk Management
18 21 (20.39%) Customer Requirements
19 18 (17.48%) JSP 440
20 17 (16.50%) Firewall
20 17 (16.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 17 (16.50%) COBIT

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 7 (6.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
1 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Firewall
2 6 (5.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) DKIM
3 1 (0.97%) DMARC
3 1 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) Big Data
2 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Publishing
4 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.81%) Architect
2 24 (23.30%) Security Architect
3 22 (21.36%) Consultant
4 19 (18.45%) Delivery Manager
5 18 (17.48%) Service Manager
5 18 (17.48%) Services Delivery Manager
6 17 (16.50%) Security Consultant
6 17 (16.50%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (14.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 15 (14.56%) Technical Manager
7 15 (14.56%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
7 15 (14.56%) Technical Services Manager
8 14 (13.59%) Information Manager
9 13 (12.62%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (11.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 12 (11.65%) Information Assurance Manager
11 9 (8.74%) Security Manager
11 9 (8.74%) Technical Architect
11 9 (8.74%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 9 (8.74%) Technical Solutions Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) CESG
2 22 (21.36%) Management Information System
3 16 (15.53%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (9.71%) PKI
5 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.80%) NHS
6 5 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) Linux
1 1 (0.97%) Windows
1 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.37%) Information Security
2 55 (53.40%) TOGAF
3 40 (38.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 39 (37.86%) Information Assurance
5 35 (33.98%) Security Architecture
6 32 (31.07%) Service Delivery
7 27 (26.21%) Migration
7 27 (26.21%) SABSA
8 26 (25.24%) Business Transformation
8 26 (25.24%) Data Migration
8 26 (25.24%) IT Strategy
8 26 (25.24%) Zachman Framework
9 24 (23.30%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (21.36%) Risk Management
11 21 (20.39%) Customer Requirements
12 16 (15.53%) Risk Analysis
13 15 (14.56%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.59%) ITIL
15 12 (11.65%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) C
2 1 (0.97%) Perl
2 1 (0.97%) PHP
2 1 (0.97%) Python
2 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
2 38 (36.89%) CISSP
3 31 (30.10%) CESG Certified Professional
4 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
5 27 (26.21%) CISM
6 23 (22.33%) DV Cleared
7 22 (21.36%) Degree
8 16 (15.53%) CLAS
9 10 (9.71%) CISA
10 8 (7.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 7 (6.80%) CREST Certified
11 7 (6.80%) IISP
12 5 (4.85%) ISSAP
12 5 (4.85%) Master's Degree
13 3 (2.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 1 (0.97%) CITP
14 1 (0.97%) CRISC
14 1 (0.97%) GIAC
14 1 (0.97%) GSLC
14 1 (0.97%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (92.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (29.13%) PCI DSS
3 18 (17.48%) JSP 440
4 17 (16.50%) COBIT
4 17 (16.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (13.59%) RMADS
6 13 (12.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (7.77%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (5.83%) ISO 22301
8 6 (5.83%) ISO 31000
8 6 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (4.85%) GDPR
9 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
10 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.97%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Ansible
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
1 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (1.94%) Interwoven
1 2 (1.94%) Symantec
2 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco
2 1 (0.97%) Citrix
2 1 (0.97%) F5
2 1 (0.97%) McAfee
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.97%) Palo Alto
2 1 (0.97%) SAP