Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 654 935 1104
Rank change year-on-year +281 +169 +18
Permanent jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 40 160 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.052%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 0.85% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29 134 66
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £39,948 £51,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £74,625 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +8.33% +13.97%

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 6,050 18,804 22,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.28% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,673 13,877 16,808
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework.

Salary trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 11 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 18 September 2020. 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 +236 37 £68,750 +5.77% 6
England +217 19 £72,500 +11.54% 7
Wales +68 19 £42,500 +41.67%
South West +83 7 £67,500 -3.57% 2
South East +180 5 £70,000 -
Midlands +137 4 £80,000 +16.36% 2
West Midlands +112 4 £80,000 +16.36% 2
Work from Home +52 3 £80,000 +35.59% 1
North of England +194 2 £53,750 -
North West +134 2 £53,750 -
London +235 1 £62,500 -5.66% 2

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 26 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (47.50%) Azure
4 19 (47.50%) SIEM
5 18 (45.00%) Firewall
5 18 (45.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 17 (42.50%) Web Services
7 16 (40.00%) SQL
7 16 (40.00%) AWS
7 16 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
8 15 (37.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 15 (37.50%) Public Sector
8 15 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (37.50%) Office 365
8 15 (37.50%) Analytics
8 15 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (37.50%) Windows
8 15 (37.50%) DNS
8 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 15 (37.50%) GCIA
8 15 (37.50%) GCIH
9 14 (35.00%) Sentinel
9 14 (35.00%) Manufacturing
9 14 (35.00%) Finance
9 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 14 (35.00%) Linux

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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) Azure
2 16 (40.00%) AWS
3 15 (37.50%) Office 365
4 14 (35.00%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 15 (37.50%) DNS
3 14 (35.00%) DKIM
3 14 (35.00%) DMARC
3 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (35.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
5 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
1 14 (35.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Security Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Compliance Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (5.00%) Java SE
2 2 (5.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (35.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (27.50%) CESG
4 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.00%) PKI
6 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
6 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
7 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.00%) Cyberattack
8 1 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Kali Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 26 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (47.50%) SIEM
4 18 (45.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 15 (37.50%) Analytics
5 15 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (37.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 15 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
6 14 (35.00%) Cyber Intelligence
6 14 (35.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 14 (35.00%) Data Privacy
6 14 (35.00%) Database Security
6 14 (35.00%) Purple Team
6 14 (35.00%) Security Testing
6 14 (35.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) R
3 2 (5.00%) Scala
4 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) GCIA
1 15 (37.50%) GCIH
2 14 (35.00%) CREST Certified
2 14 (35.00%) SANS
2 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (25.00%) CISSP
5 6 (15.00%) CISM
6 5 (12.50%) CISA
7 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (7.50%) IISP
9 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
10 1 (2.50%) CFCE
10 1 (2.50%) CRISC
10 1 (2.50%) GCED
10 1 (2.50%) GIAC
10 1 (2.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.50%) JSP 440
3 5 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (12.50%) GDPR
3 5 (12.50%) NCSC
4 3 (7.50%) COBIT
4 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (7.50%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.50%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 31000
6 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) Snort
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) VMware