NIST 800 Jobs

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring NIST 800 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited NIST 800 over the 6 months leading up to 19 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
19 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 814 823 1199
Rank change year-on-year +9 +376 -276
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 90 96 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.57% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 70 41
10th Percentile £53,150 £56,400 £51,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +16.67%
75th Percentile £107,500 £102,188 £76,250
90th Percentile - £130,125 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +21.74%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK

NIST 800 falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14,021 16,698 29,954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.76% 18.06% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,272 8,331 13,395
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,500 £93,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

NIST 800
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NIST 800.

Salary trend for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing NIST 800 over the 6 months to 19 June 2024.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Top 13 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 19 June 2024. 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
England +24 86 £72,500 -3.33% 22
UK excluding London -20 74 £72,500 +3.57% 12
South West -25 32 £105,000 +50.00% 8
Work from Home +15 28 £63,500 -9.29% 4
South East -14 19 £65,000 -31.58% 1
London +57 13 £95,000 -2.56% 10
North of England +16 8 £60,000 -14.29%
Midlands -34 8 £57,500 -8.00% 1
West Midlands -7 7 £57,500 -4.17% 1
North West -19 7 £60,000 -14.29%
East of England -13 6 £72,500 +3.57%
Scotland -68 1 £75,000 +15.74% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -

NIST 800
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) AWS
2 8 (8.89%) IaaS
2 8 (8.89%) PaaS
2 8 (8.89%) SaaS
3 6 (6.67%) Azure
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (3.33%) GCP
6 2 (2.22%) OCI
7 1 (1.11%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.11%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) Network Security
2 7 (7.78%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.11%) Power BI
General
1 28 (31.11%) Military
2 26 (28.89%) Social Skills
3 21 (23.33%) Finance
4 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 10 (11.11%) Aviation
7 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (7.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (7.78%) Legal
9 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (1.11%) Advertising
11 1 (1.11%) Banking
11 1 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (1.11%) Law
11 1 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (1.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Consultant
1 41 (45.56%) Security Consultant
2 19 (21.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 17 (18.89%) Security Manager
3 17 (18.89%) Senior
4 15 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 15 (16.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 15 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
5 11 (12.22%) Cyber Defence Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Security Specialist
8 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 6 (6.67%) Head of Compliance
8 6 (6.67%) Head of Information
8 6 (6.67%) Head of Information Assurance
8 6 (6.67%) Security Assurance Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Information Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Management Information System
2 27 (30.00%) Cyber Defence
3 20 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (14.44%) Operational Technology
5 12 (13.33%) CESG
6 11 (12.22%) Cyber Threat
7 9 (10.00%) Security Posture
8 7 (7.78%) SCADA
9 6 (6.67%) Legacy Systems
9 6 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (5.56%) Cloud Native
10 5 (5.56%) Cloud Security Posture
10 5 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (3.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
12 2 (2.22%) IoT
12 2 (2.22%) Replication
13 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) AIX
1 2 (2.22%) Linux
1 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (92.22%) Cybersecurity
2 69 (76.67%) Information Security
3 41 (45.56%) Risk Management
4 36 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 28 (31.11%) Information Assurance
5 28 (31.11%) Mentoring
5 28 (31.11%) Security Operations
6 26 (28.89%) Agile
7 25 (27.78%) Coaching
8 24 (26.67%) Resource Management
9 23 (25.56%) SIEM
10 21 (23.33%) Project Management
11 19 (21.11%) Programme Management
12 18 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 18 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 17 (18.89%) Security Management
14 15 (16.67%) Cyber Assurance
15 13 (14.44%) Cloud Security
15 13 (14.44%) Decision-Making
15 13 (14.44%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) C++
2 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (27.78%) CISSP
3 24 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 19 (21.11%) CISM
5 17 (18.89%) Degree
6 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
7 12 (13.33%) CISMP
7 12 (13.33%) IISP
8 9 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (10.00%) CCSP
8 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (7.78%) CCSK
9 7 (7.78%) CEH
9 7 (7.78%) GIAC
10 6 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (6.67%) GPEN
11 5 (5.56%) CRISC
11 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (4.44%) CASP
13 3 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (98.89%) NIST
2 39 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (23.33%) NCSC
4 19 (21.11%) GRC
5 14 (15.56%) JSP 440
6 12 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 11 (12.22%) RMADS
8 7 (7.78%) GDPR
9 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
10 5 (5.56%) ISO 31000
10 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (2.22%) COBIT
12 2 (2.22%) ISO 22301
13 1 (1.11%) Def Stans
13 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (1.11%) SOC 2
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (6.67%) Nessus
1 6 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.11%) Kibana
2 1 (1.11%) logstash
2 1 (1.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) CA
3 6 (6.67%) Qualys
4 2 (2.22%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.22%) Sophos
4 2 (2.22%) Splunk
4 2 (2.22%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.11%) Databricks
5 1 (1.11%) Tanium