Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1054 1133 1125
Rank change year-on-year +79 -8 +143
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 42 68 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.039% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 59
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £41,250 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £98,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -20.31%

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 20,916 22,441 21,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.83% 12.73% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,337 17,484 17,253
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Top 8 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 21 February 2019. 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 +58 42 £65,000 -7.14% 8
London +36 32 £63,750 +6.69% 5
UK excluding London +56 7 £75,000 - 3
East of England - 3 - - 1
South East +23 2 £80,000 +14.29% 1
West Midlands +33 1 £75,000 -9.09%
Midlands +26 1 £75,000 -9.09%
South West +10 1 £75,000 -11.76% 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 32 (76.19%) CISSP
2 30 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (52.38%) Information Security
4 21 (50.00%) CISM
4 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 12 (28.57%) Degree
7 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
7 11 (26.19%) Identity Management
8 10 (23.81%) CEH
8 10 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
11 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
11 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (16.67%) CISA
11 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (14.29%) Firewall
12 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (14.29%) Juniper
12 6 (14.29%) C
12 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco
12 6 (14.29%) SCADA
13 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity

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 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.14%) Intranet
3 3 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Legal
3 4 (9.52%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
1 14 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Security Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 5 (11.90%) IT Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) SCADA Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Firewall Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Information Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) SCADA
3 4 (9.52%) CESG
3 4 (9.52%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.76%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Information Security
2 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (26.19%) Identity Management
4 10 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
7 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
9 5 (11.90%) Information Security Management
9 5 (11.90%) Security Management
9 5 (11.90%) Security Operations
9 5 (11.90%) SIEM
10 4 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (9.52%) SABSA
10 4 (9.52%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (76.19%) CISSP
2 21 (50.00%) CISM
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
4 10 (23.81%) CEH
5 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 7 (16.67%) CISA
7 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.90%) MCSE
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (9.52%) CCSP
9 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
9 4 (9.52%) CRISC
9 4 (9.52%) SSCP
10 3 (7.14%) CCNA
11 2 (4.76%) CCNP
11 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
11 2 (4.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) GDPR
4 4 (9.52%) COBIT
4 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (4.76%) GPG13
6 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (4.76%) SSAE 16
7 1 (2.38%) FedRAMP
7 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (4.76%) EnCase
2 2 (4.76%) Nexpose
2 2 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco
1 6 (14.29%) Juniper
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
2 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
2 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) FireEye
4 2 (4.76%) Becrypt
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 2 (4.76%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.38%) Google