Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1139 1109 1240
Rank change year-on-year -30 +131 +57
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 43 75 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.042% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 78 37
UK median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £44,750 £50,875 £57,500
90th Percentile £102,000 £75,000 £82,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -7.69% +26.83%

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 23,436 21,605 26,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.33% 12.16% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,842 16,404 21,211
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,675 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.98% -1.94% +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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Top 9 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 17 July 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 -12 43 £75,000 +25.00% 5
London -11 28 £75,000 +11.11% 2
UK excluding London -3 13 £82,500 +37.50% 5
South East +7 9 £75,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +16 3 £82,500 +37.50%
Midlands +15 3 £82,500 +37.50%
South West +3 2 £85,000 +41.67%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 35 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (74.42%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (65.12%) Information Security
4 24 (55.81%) CISM
5 23 (53.49%) CISSP
6 22 (51.16%) Finance
7 16 (37.21%) PCI DSS
8 15 (34.88%) Business Development
9 11 (25.58%) SIEM
10 9 (20.93%) Identity Management
10 9 (20.93%) GDPR
11 8 (18.60%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (18.60%) Firewall
11 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
11 8 (18.60%) Malware Analysis
12 7 (16.28%) COBIT
12 7 (16.28%) Network Security
12 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (13.95%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (13.95%) Legal
13 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (13.95%) Retail
13 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (11.63%) Security Architecture
14 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.63%) DNS
14 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
14 5 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving

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 8 (18.60%) Firewall
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) Network Security
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) FTP
4 4 (9.30%) HTTP
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) SMTP
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
2 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
1 11 (25.58%) Security Analyst
1 11 (25.58%) Security Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Security Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Auditor
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security Auditor
4 4 (9.30%) Security Auditor
4 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Information Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.30%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (6.98%) Life Science
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) SCADA
6 2 (4.65%) Cyberattack
7 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (2.33%) CESG
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (65.12%) Information Security
3 15 (34.88%) Business Development
4 11 (25.58%) SIEM
5 9 (20.93%) Identity Management
6 8 (18.60%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (13.95%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.63%) Security Architecture
10 4 (9.30%) Case Management
10 4 (9.30%) Data Privacy
10 4 (9.30%) Forensic Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) SABSA
10 4 (9.30%) Social Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
1 4 (9.30%) C
1 4 (9.30%) Perl
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) CISM
2 23 (53.49%) CISSP
3 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) CREST Certified
4 4 (9.30%) CRISC
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) GCFA
4 4 (9.30%) GCIH
5 2 (4.65%) CEH
5 2 (4.65%) CISA
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) GIAC
5 2 (4.65%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (81.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (37.21%) PCI DSS
3 9 (20.93%) GDPR
4 7 (16.28%) COBIT
5 1 (2.33%) FISMA
5 1 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CSIRT
2 2 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.33%) CASB
3 1 (2.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
2 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.33%) F5
2 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.33%) Juniper
2 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.33%) Splunk