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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IASME skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IASME over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IASME
UK
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1221 942 847
Rank change year-on-year -279 -95 -
Permanent jobs citing IASME 42 11 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.075% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 2
10th Percentile £42,425 £38,750 £58,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £41,250 £59,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £61,250 £64,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% -

IASME 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 31,184 14,642 10,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.51% 13.81% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13,808 9,194 7,917
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,180 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.42% +1.30% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,250 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.74% - +5.56%

IASME
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IASME as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IASME in the UK

IASME
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IASME.

Salary trend for IASME in the UK

IASME
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IASME over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for IASME in the UK

IASME
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IASME within the UK over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -120 23 £60,000 +4.35% 4
England -230 23 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Work from Home -242 23 £60,000 +4.35% 3
South East -67 10 £60,000 -2.04% 2
London -237 8 £85,000 +100.00% 1
Scotland - 8 £85,000 -
Midlands - 4 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £44,500 - 1
South West -26 1 £35,000 -39.13%

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT jobs citing IASME 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 IASME.

1 36 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (69.05%) DevOps
3 28 (66.67%) Information Security
4 20 (47.62%) Python
5 19 (45.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (42.86%) GCP
6 18 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (42.86%) DevSecOps
7 17 (40.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (38.10%) NIST
8 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 16 (38.10%) Azure
9 14 (33.33%) AWS
9 14 (33.33%) Puppet
9 14 (33.33%) GitHub
9 14 (33.33%) Ansible
9 14 (33.33%) Docker
9 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 14 (33.33%) Terraform
9 14 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
9 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (33.33%) Project Management
9 14 (33.33%) Social Skills
9 14 (33.33%) CASB
9 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (30.95%) Risk Management

IASME
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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) GCP
2 16 (38.10%) Azure
3 14 (33.33%) AWS
3 14 (33.33%) GitHub
4 10 (23.81%) Serverless
5 6 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) SaaS
7 2 (4.76%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
General
1 14 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (9.52%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
1 13 (30.95%) Consultant
1 13 (30.95%) Security Consultant
1 13 (30.95%) Security Officer
2 11 (26.19%) Security Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) AWS Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Azure Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Cloud Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) GCP Consultant
4 9 (21.43%) IT Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) IT Security Officer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Azure Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Information Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Mac OS
4 2 (4.76%) CentOS
4 2 (4.76%) Debian
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (69.05%) DevOps
3 28 (66.67%) Information Security
4 19 (45.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (42.86%) DevSecOps
6 14 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (33.33%) Project Management
7 13 (30.95%) Risk Management
8 11 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (23.81%) Agile
9 10 (23.81%) API Development
9 10 (23.81%) Backlog Management
9 10 (23.81%) Microservices
9 10 (23.81%) OWASP
9 10 (23.81%) Software Assurance
10 7 (16.67%) Offensive Security
10 7 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 14 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.81%) AWS Certification
2 10 (23.81%) CISSP
3 9 (21.43%) CASP
3 9 (21.43%) CISA
3 9 (21.43%) CISM
3 9 (21.43%) CompTIA CySA+
3 9 (21.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (19.05%) Cyber Scheme
5 7 (16.67%) CREST Certified
5 7 (16.67%) ECSA
5 7 (16.67%) OSCP
6 6 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
6 6 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
6 6 (14.29%) Tigerscheme
7 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (40.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (38.10%) NIST
4 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (28.57%) GDPR
6 11 (26.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (21.43%) COBIT
8 8 (19.05%) NCSC
9 6 (14.29%) SOC 2
10 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
10 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Docker
2 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Ansible
1 14 (33.33%) CASB
1 14 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (33.33%) Puppet
1 14 (33.33%) Terraform
2 4 (9.52%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Google
3 5 (11.90%) Qualys
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk