Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1144 1101 1243
Rank change year-on-year -43 +142 +49
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 39 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.038% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 73 22
UK median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58% +19.23%
10th Percentile £47,625 £52,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £80,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 £60,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -22.58% +19.23%

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 22,564 20,364 26,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 12.04% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17,351 15,943 20,991
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Top 10 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 23 May 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 -28 38 £75,000 +25.00% 9
London -36 22 £58,500 -6.40% 3
UK excluding London -32 12 £82,500 +37.50% 10
South East -15 5 £82,500 +37.50% 3
North of England - 4 - -
Midlands +16 3 £82,500 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +12 3 £82,500 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South West -21 2 £85,000 +41.67%
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 33 (84.62%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (79.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (61.54%) CISSP
3 24 (61.54%) CISM
4 21 (53.85%) Finance
4 21 (53.85%) Information Security
5 16 (41.03%) Business Development
5 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
6 12 (30.77%) SIEM
6 12 (30.77%) GDPR
7 10 (25.64%) Network Security
8 8 (20.51%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (20.51%) Malware Analysis
8 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.95%) Firewall
9 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.38%) Retail
10 6 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (12.82%) DNS
11 5 (12.82%) Data Privacy
11 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
12 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (10.26%) CRISC
12 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
12 4 (10.26%) PCI QSA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Network Security
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) FTP
5 4 (10.26%) HTTP
5 4 (10.26%) SMTP
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.56%) SSL
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Security Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Security Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Auditor
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security Auditor
8 2 (5.13%) Security Auditor
8 2 (5.13%) Security Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (15.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Life Science
5 3 (7.69%) SCADA
6 2 (5.13%) Cyberattack
6 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (53.85%) Information Security
3 16 (41.03%) Business Development
4 12 (30.77%) SIEM
5 8 (20.51%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Data Privacy
6 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Case Management
7 4 (10.26%) Computer Security
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Forensic Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Identity Management
7 4 (10.26%) Social Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.69%) Information Security Governance
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.26%) Perl
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.26%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) CISM
1 24 (61.54%) CISSP
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) CRISC
3 4 (10.26%) GCFA
3 4 (10.26%) GCIH
3 4 (10.26%) PCI QSA
4 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CISA
5 2 (5.13%) CREST Certified
5 2 (5.13%) Postgraduate
5 2 (5.13%) SANS
6 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (79.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
3 12 (30.77%) GDPR
4 3 (7.69%) COBIT
5 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.56%) FISMA
6 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) CSIRT
2 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.56%) CASB
3 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) CyberArk
2 3 (7.69%) NetIQ
3 2 (5.13%) FireEye
4 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk