Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NIST 800 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST 800 over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1126 1108 1286
Rank change year-on-year -18 +178 +14
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 68 70 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.040% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.32% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 21
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +22.64%
10th Percentile £54,800 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £80,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -21.88% +35.59%

NIST 800 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 22,383 21,691 27,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.85% 12.42% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,382 17,187 21,576
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

NIST 800
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NIST 800 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NIST 800.

Salary trend for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NIST 800 over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NIST 800 within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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 -15 65 £70,000 +12.00% 8
UK excluding London +12 31 £75,000 +20.00% 5
London -5 29 £59,500 -10.19% 4
South East +24 15 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Midlands +11 10 £77,500 +29.17% 1
West Midlands +18 9 £77,500 +29.17% 1
North of England +14 7 - -
Yorkshire +20 4 - -
North West - 2 - -
South West -6 1 £85,000 +41.67% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing NIST 800 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 NIST 800.

1 62 (91.18%) Cybersecurity
2 61 (89.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (44.12%) PCI DSS
3 30 (44.12%) SIEM
3 30 (44.12%) Information Security
4 29 (42.65%) CISSP
5 27 (39.71%) Windows
6 25 (36.76%) Finance
6 25 (36.76%) FireEye
7 24 (35.29%) CISM
8 23 (33.82%) Cyberthreat
9 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
10 18 (26.47%) Security Architecture
11 17 (25.00%) Business Development
11 17 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 16 (23.53%) Network Security
12 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 14 (20.59%) GIAC
14 13 (19.12%) Firewall
14 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
14 13 (19.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 13 (19.12%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (17.65%) GDPR
16 11 (16.18%) PCI QSA
17 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
17 10 (14.71%) GCIA
17 10 (14.71%) GCIH
17 10 (14.71%) SANS
18 9 (13.24%) CREST Certified

NIST 800
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 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Network Security
2 13 (19.12%) Firewall
3 9 (13.24%) WAN
4 8 (11.76%) LAN
5 4 (5.88%) Intranet
6 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.47%) DHCP
7 1 (1.47%) DNS
7 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.47%) MPLS
7 1 (1.47%) SNMP
7 1 (1.47%) SSH
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.47%) GDB
1 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.47%) sqlmap
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Analyst
1 17 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Consultant
3 14 (20.59%) Architect
3 14 (20.59%) Security Architect
3 14 (20.59%) Security Consultant
4 10 (14.71%) Team Leader
5 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (13.24%) Information Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Check Point Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Cisco Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Security Manager
7 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Information Security Architect
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 5 (7.35%) Security Solutions Architect
9 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) OAuth
2 1 (1.47%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (19.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 8 (11.76%) Reinsurance
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Life Science
6 2 (2.94%) CESG
6 2 (2.94%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.47%) Clustering
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (91.18%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (44.12%) Information Security
2 30 (44.12%) SIEM
3 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 18 (26.47%) Security Architecture
5 17 (25.00%) Business Development
6 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
6 13 (19.12%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (13.24%) Malware Analysis
7 9 (13.24%) SABSA
7 9 (13.24%) TOGAF
7 9 (13.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (11.76%) Computer Security
8 8 (11.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 8 (11.76%) Data Privacy
8 8 (11.76%) Identity Management
8 8 (11.76%) Threat Intelligence
8 8 (11.76%) Use Case
9 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) CISSP
2 24 (35.29%) CISM
3 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 14 (20.59%) GIAC
5 11 (16.18%) PCI QSA
6 10 (14.71%) GCIA
6 10 (14.71%) GCIH
6 10 (14.71%) SANS
6 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (13.24%) CREST Certified
8 8 (11.76%) CEH
9 6 (8.82%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.94%) GCFE
12 1 (1.47%) CISA
12 1 (1.47%) CISMP
12 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (1.47%) Degree
12 1 (1.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (89.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (44.12%) PCI DSS
3 17 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 17 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 12 (17.65%) GDPR
5 2 (2.94%) COBIT
5 2 (2.94%) QA
6 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.47%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.47%) Nmap
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) QRadar
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) FireEye
2 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
2 9 (13.24%) CyberArk
3 8 (11.76%) Blue Coat
3 8 (11.76%) Cisco
3 8 (11.76%) Dell
3 8 (11.76%) McAfee
3 8 (11.76%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) VMware