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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 864 884
Rank change year-on-year +44 +20  
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 54 83 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.084% 0.094%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.64% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 86
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £61,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.85% +33.33%  

HMG Security Policy Framework is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10657 12879 14090
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.00% 13.06% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8045 10272 11112
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 28 £70,000 - 6
Wales +36 24 £45,135 +7.46%
South Wales +36 22 £45,135 +7.46%
London +26 8 £92,500 +68.18% 1
Newport +17 8 £45,135 +7.46%
Cardiff - 8 £50,292 -
Hertfordshire +8 7 £70,000 - 3
East of England +6 7 £70,000 - 3
Hatfield +4 7 £70,000 - 2
South West 0 6 £50,292 -28.15% 1
Hampshire +23 5 £62,000 +1.22%
South East +5 5 £62,000 -11.42% 1
Winchester - 5 £62,000 -
Cwmbran - 3 £45,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol -16 2 £50,292 -28.15%
Bath - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £100,000 -
West Wales - 2 - -
North West - 2 £67,500 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -3 1 - - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Pontypridd - 1 - -
Barry - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Chepstow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 107 (89.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (42.86%) Information Security
3 46 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (33.61%) IIS
4 40 (33.61%) CISSP
5 39 (32.77%) Visual Studio
5 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET
5 39 (32.77%) C#
5 39 (32.77%) .NET
5 39 (32.77%) SQL Server
5 39 (32.77%) Web Services
5 39 (32.77%) MVC
5 39 (32.77%) TDD
5 39 (32.77%) Software Engineering
5 39 (32.77%) .NET Framework
5 39 (32.77%) Unit Testing
5 39 (32.77%) Test Automation
5 39 (32.77%) RESTful
5 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (32.77%) BDD
5 39 (32.77%) REST
5 39 (32.77%) Customer Insight
5 39 (32.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (32.77%) User Experience
5 39 (32.77%) Performance Optimisation
5 39 (32.77%) Continuous Deployment
6 38 (31.93%) Java SE
6 38 (31.93%) WebSphere
6 38 (31.93%) Spring

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 40 (33.61%) IIS
2 38 (31.93%) Tomcat
2 38 (31.93%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.56%) AWS CloudFormation
1 9 (7.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) DKIM
2 1 (0.84%) DMARC
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) LAN
2 1 (0.84%) SAN
2 1 (0.84%) Skype
2 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.77%) SQL Server
1 39 (32.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (32.77%) Visual Studio
2 38 (31.93%) Eclipse
2 38 (31.93%) Maven
2 38 (31.93%) Subversion
3 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.36%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Publishing
2 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Legal
3 1 (0.84%) Local Government
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Software Engineer
2 27 (22.69%) Architect
3 19 (15.97%) .NET Software Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) Delivery Manager
4 18 (15.13%) C# Software Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Java Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Java Software Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Service Manager
4 18 (15.13%) Services Delivery Manager
5 17 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (12.61%) Consultant
6 15 (12.61%) Security Consultant
6 15 (12.61%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 15 (12.61%) Technical Manager
6 15 (12.61%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
6 15 (12.61%) Technical Services Manager
7 12 (10.08%) Security Manager
8 11 (9.24%) Information Manager
9 10 (8.40%) Security Architect
10 9 (7.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.77%) .NET
1 39 (32.77%) .NET Framework
1 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET
1 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 39 (32.77%) ASP.NET Web API
1 39 (32.77%) REST
1 39 (32.77%) RESTful
1 39 (32.77%) Web Services
2 38 (31.93%) EJB
2 38 (31.93%) Hibernate
2 38 (31.93%) Java SE
2 38 (31.93%) SOAP
2 38 (31.93%) Spring
3 34 (28.57%) Middleware
4 9 (7.56%) boto
5 4 (3.36%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.77%) User Experience
2 34 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 28 (23.53%) CESG
4 10 (8.40%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Information Security
2 46 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (32.77%) BDD
3 39 (32.77%) Continuous Deployment
3 39 (32.77%) Customer Insight
3 39 (32.77%) MVC
3 39 (32.77%) Performance Optimisation
3 39 (32.77%) Software Engineering
3 39 (32.77%) TDD
3 39 (32.77%) Test Automation
3 39 (32.77%) Unit Testing
4 36 (30.25%) TOGAF
5 34 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 31 (26.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 29 (24.37%) Service Delivery
8 27 (22.69%) Migration
9 26 (21.85%) Business Transformation
9 26 (21.85%) Data Migration
9 26 (21.85%) IT Strategy
9 26 (21.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.77%) C#
2 38 (31.93%) Java
3 9 (7.56%) Perl
3 9 (7.56%) PHP
3 9 (7.56%) Python
3 9 (7.56%) Ruby
4 3 (2.52%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (33.61%) CISSP
2 32 (26.89%) CISM
3 27 (22.69%) Security Cleared
4 23 (19.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 23 (19.33%) SC Cleared
5 19 (15.97%) CISA
6 10 (8.40%) CLAS
7 9 (7.56%) GSLC
8 7 (5.88%) Degree
8 7 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.88%) ISSAP
9 6 (5.04%) CGEIT
10 5 (4.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.68%) CRISC
12 1 (0.84%) GCIH
12 1 (0.84%) GIAC
12 1 (0.84%) IISP
12 1 (0.84%) PhD
12 1 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (89.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (21.01%) PCI DSS
3 18 (15.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (12.61%) COBIT
5 11 (9.24%) JSP 440
6 6 (5.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (5.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (4.20%) SLA
8 4 (3.36%) GDPR
8 4 (3.36%) ISO 22301
8 4 (3.36%) ISO 31000
8 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
8 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (1.68%) RMADS
10 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.84%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Ansible
1 9 (7.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) Nessus
2 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (31.93%) IBM
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.68%) Citrix
3 2 (1.68%) Interwoven
4 1 (0.84%) NetApp
4 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.84%) Splunk
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec
4 1 (0.84%) VMware
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