Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1063 1076 1127
Rank change year-on-year +13 +51 +1
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 124 164 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.083% 0.086%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 0.63% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 101 130 158
UK median annual salary £50,292 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.15% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £45,269 £47,500 £36,775
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,269 £70,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -35.33% +36.59% -6.82%

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 21490 26035 28181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.21% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16036 20674 22161
UK median annual salary £48,875 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.77% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +10 98 £45,269 -35.33% 1
England -28 64 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Wales +54 48 £45,269 -9.46%
South West 0 24 £46,500 -33.57% 1
South East +4 16 £62,000 -11.43%
London +24 14 £92,500 +68.18% 1
East of England +1 8 £70,000 +154.55%
North of England -13 2 £67,500 +22.73%
North West - 2 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 115 (92.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (38.71%) Information Security
3 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (37.10%) TOGAF
5 39 (31.45%) IIS
5 39 (31.45%) CISSP
6 36 (29.03%) IBM
6 36 (29.03%) Tomcat
6 36 (29.03%) Eclipse
6 36 (29.03%) Visual Studio
6 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 36 (29.03%) EJB
6 36 (29.03%) SOAP
6 36 (29.03%) Web Services
6 36 (29.03%) C#
6 36 (29.03%) Java
6 36 (29.03%) .NET
6 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 36 (29.03%) MVC
6 36 (29.03%) TDD
6 36 (29.03%) Subversion
6 36 (29.03%) Hibernate
6 36 (29.03%) WebSphere
6 36 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 36 (29.03%) .NET Framework
6 36 (29.03%) Java SE
6 36 (29.03%) Spring
6 36 (29.03%) Maven
6 36 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 36 (29.03%) Unit Testing

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 39 (31.45%) IIS
2 36 (29.03%) Tomcat
2 36 (29.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
1 5 (4.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) DKIM
3 1 (0.81%) DMARC
3 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
1 36 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (29.03%) Eclipse
1 36 (29.03%) Maven
1 36 (29.03%) Subversion
1 36 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.61%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.61%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (12.10%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) Software Engineer
2 34 (27.42%) Architect
3 20 (16.13%) Consultant
4 19 (15.32%) Delivery Manager
5 18 (14.52%) .NET Software Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) C# Software Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) Java Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) Service Manager
5 18 (14.52%) Services Delivery Manager
6 17 (13.71%) Security Architect
6 17 (13.71%) Security Consultant
6 17 (13.71%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (12.10%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 15 (12.10%) Technical Manager
7 15 (12.10%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
7 15 (12.10%) Technical Services Manager
8 13 (10.48%) Information Manager
9 12 (9.68%) Information Assurance Manager
10 10 (8.06%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.03%) .NET
1 36 (29.03%) .NET Framework
1 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET
1 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
1 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
1 36 (29.03%) EJB
1 36 (29.03%) Hibernate
1 36 (29.03%) Java SE
1 36 (29.03%) REST
1 36 (29.03%) RESTful
1 36 (29.03%) SOAP
1 36 (29.03%) Spring
1 36 (29.03%) Web Services
2 34 (27.42%) Middleware
3 5 (4.03%) boto
4 2 (1.61%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.03%) User Experience
2 34 (27.42%) Mainframe
3 30 (24.19%) CESG
4 16 (12.90%) Management Information System
5 13 (10.48%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.65%) PKI
7 4 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.23%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.71%) Information Security
2 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (37.10%) TOGAF
4 36 (29.03%) BDD
4 36 (29.03%) Continuous Deployment
4 36 (29.03%) Customer Insight
4 36 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (29.03%) MVC
4 36 (29.03%) Performance Optimisation
4 36 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 36 (29.03%) TDD
4 36 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 36 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 34 (27.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 32 (25.81%) Service Delivery
7 30 (24.19%) Security Architecture
8 27 (21.77%) Information Assurance
8 27 (21.77%) Migration
9 26 (20.97%) Data Migration
9 26 (20.97%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.03%) C#
1 36 (29.03%) Java
2 5 (4.03%) Perl
2 5 (4.03%) PHP
2 5 (4.03%) Python
2 5 (4.03%) Ruby
3 4 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (31.45%) CISSP
2 35 (28.23%) Security Cleared
3 29 (23.39%) SC Cleared
4 28 (22.58%) CESG Certified Professional
5 27 (21.77%) CISM
6 19 (15.32%) DV Cleared
7 16 (12.90%) Degree
8 13 (10.48%) CISA
8 13 (10.48%) CLAS
9 9 (7.26%) ISSAP
10 7 (5.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (4.03%) GSLC
12 4 (3.23%) CREST Certified
13 3 (2.42%) CGEIT
13 3 (2.42%) IISP
13 3 (2.42%) Master's Degree
14 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.81%) CRISC
15 1 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
15 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (92.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (23.39%) PCI DSS
3 17 (13.71%) COBIT
3 17 (13.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 14 (11.29%) JSP 440
5 12 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (5.65%) RMADS
8 6 (4.84%) ISO 22301
8 6 (4.84%) ISO 31000
8 6 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (3.23%) GDPR
10 4 (3.23%) ISO 9001
11 2 (1.61%) SLA
12 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Ansible
1 5 (4.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (29.03%) IBM
2 1 (0.81%) Citrix
2 1 (0.81%) Interwoven
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.81%) Symantec