Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1068 1114 1111
Rank change year-on-year +46 -3 +55
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 65 80 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.045% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.36% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 84
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,225 £47,250 £31,538
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,875 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% -11.43% +33.33%

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 21,608 22,379 23,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.50% 12.54% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16,151 16,905 18,743
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +53 56 £65,000 - 16
UK excluding London +47 47 £65,000 +4.84% 13
South East +25 19 £55,000 -9.84% 4
South West 0 15 £65,000 -3.70% 4
London +93 11 £57,500 -28.13% 3
East of England +24 5 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Midlands - 5 £40,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,500 - 1
Scotland +4 3 £60,000 +42.86%

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (75.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (66.15%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (64.62%) Security Cleared
4 39 (60.00%) Risk Management
5 37 (56.92%) Information Assurance
6 36 (55.38%) Management Information System
7 35 (53.85%) CISSP
8 30 (46.15%) CISM
9 27 (41.54%) Information Security
10 26 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
11 25 (38.46%) TOGAF
12 24 (36.92%) Firewall
13 21 (32.31%) ITIL
13 21 (32.31%) SABSA
13 21 (32.31%) Security Testing
14 19 (29.23%) Degree
14 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (27.69%) PKI
15 18 (27.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 18 (27.69%) SIEM
15 18 (27.69%) Identity Management
15 18 (27.69%) Service Delivery
15 18 (27.69%) Cryptography
15 18 (27.69%) Master's Degree
15 18 (27.69%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (23.08%) Business Analysis
17 15 (23.08%) PCI DSS
17 15 (23.08%) TOGAF Certification

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 8 (12.31%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) Firewall
2 12 (18.46%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (3.08%) Intranet
4 2 (3.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Consultant
2 37 (56.92%) Security Consultant
3 29 (44.62%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 11 (16.92%) Architect
4 11 (16.92%) Security Architect
5 7 (10.77%) IT Architect
5 7 (10.77%) IT Security Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Security Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Security Advisor
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Governance Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 36 (55.38%) Management Information System
2 18 (27.69%) PKI
2 18 (27.69%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (18.46%) CESG
4 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.23%) Internet of Things
6 5 (7.69%) NHS
7 4 (6.15%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (3.08%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 37 (56.92%) Information Assurance
4 27 (41.54%) Information Security
5 25 (38.46%) TOGAF
6 21 (32.31%) ITIL
6 21 (32.31%) SABSA
6 21 (32.31%) Security Testing
7 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (27.69%) Cryptography
8 18 (27.69%) Identity Management
8 18 (27.69%) Service Delivery
8 18 (27.69%) SIEM
8 18 (27.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 16 (24.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (23.08%) Business Analysis
10 15 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
11 13 (20.00%) Analytics
11 13 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (64.62%) Security Cleared
2 35 (53.85%) CISSP
3 30 (46.15%) CISM
4 26 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 19 (29.23%) Degree
6 18 (27.69%) Master's Degree
7 15 (23.08%) CREST Certified
7 15 (23.08%) TOGAF Certification
8 12 (18.46%) IISP
8 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
9 8 (12.31%) CLAS
10 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
10 6 (9.23%) GSLC
11 5 (7.69%) CISA
12 3 (4.62%) CCIE
12 3 (4.62%) CCIE Security
12 3 (4.62%) CCNP
12 3 (4.62%) CEH
12 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (4.62%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (75.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 11 (16.92%) JSP 440
4 10 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (10.77%) COBIT
5 7 (10.77%) HMG Infosec
5 7 (10.77%) RMADS
6 5 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (6.15%) ISO 31000
7 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (3.08%) GDPR
9 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.54%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco
1 4 (6.15%) McAfee
1 4 (6.15%) SAP
1 4 (6.15%) Symantec
2 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.62%) Juniper
3 2 (3.08%) F5
4 1 (1.54%) Trend Micro