Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1021 1117 1129
Rank change year-on-year +96 +12 +48
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 49 47 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.22% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 55
UK median annual salary £67,250 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.33% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £48,350 £50,000
90th Percentile £102,750 £100,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £78,250 £87,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +25.00% +16.67%

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 17,995 21,713 21,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 13.18% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13,426 16,472 16,176
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Top 5 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 October 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 +84 44 £67,500 -10.00% 6
London +89 29 £52,088 -19.87% 2
UK excluding London +81 16 £78,250 -10.57% 5
South East +47 15 £79,000 -21.00% 4
Wales - 1 £49,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 49 (100.00%) NIST
2 43 (87.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (75.51%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (73.47%) CISSP
5 32 (65.31%) CISM
6 31 (63.27%) CEH
7 26 (53.06%) TOGAF
7 26 (53.06%) Information Security
7 26 (53.06%) SABSA
8 16 (32.65%) Security Operations
8 16 (32.65%) Security Architecture
8 16 (32.65%) Management Information System
9 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
10 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
10 14 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
10 14 (28.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 13 (26.53%) CREST Certified
11 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
11 13 (26.53%) Identity Management
11 13 (26.53%) GIAC
11 13 (26.53%) LAN
11 13 (26.53%) WAN
12 12 (24.49%) Degree
13 11 (22.45%) CISA
14 10 (20.41%) Firewall
14 10 (20.41%) VPN
14 10 (20.41%) Security Management
14 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (20.41%) Coaching
14 10 (20.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) LAN
1 13 (26.53%) WAN
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) VPN
3 6 (12.24%) Network Security
4 5 (10.20%) Intranet
5 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Power BI
General
1 8 (16.33%) Legal
2 7 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Architect
1 13 (26.53%) Security Architect
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Security Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Security Advisor
4 4 (8.16%) Head of Security
4 4 (8.16%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Architect
5 3 (6.12%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Head of Compliance
6 2 (4.08%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Identity Management Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Operational Security Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) OAuth
1 2 (4.08%) SailPoint
1 2 (4.08%) SAML
2 1 (2.04%) D3.js
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Management Information System
2 14 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (10.20%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (53.06%) Information Security
2 26 (53.06%) SABSA
2 26 (53.06%) TOGAF
3 16 (32.65%) Security Architecture
3 16 (32.65%) Security Operations
4 13 (26.53%) Identity Management
5 10 (20.41%) Coaching
5 10 (20.41%) Security Management
5 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (18.37%) Incident Management
7 8 (16.33%) Commercial Awareness
7 8 (16.33%) Critical Success Factor
7 8 (16.33%) Data Protection
7 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (16.33%) IT Strategy
7 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
7 8 (16.33%) Strategic Roadmap
7 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) CISSP
2 32 (65.31%) CISM
3 31 (63.27%) CEH
4 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 13 (26.53%) CREST Certified
6 13 (26.53%) GIAC
6 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
7 12 (24.49%) Degree
8 11 (22.45%) CISA
9 7 (14.29%) MCSE
9 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (10.20%) CCNA
10 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
11 2 (4.08%) FFIEC
11 2 (4.08%) MCSA
12 1 (2.04%) CRISC
12 1 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) NIST
2 43 (87.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 8 (16.33%) COBIT
4 8 (16.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (10.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (6.12%) GDPR
7 3 (6.12%) NCSC
8 2 (4.08%) ISO 22301
9 1 (2.04%) Def Stans
9 1 (2.04%) FedRAMP
9 1 (2.04%) HIPAA
9 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 5 (10.20%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.04%) CASB
3 1 (2.04%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) CA
2 5 (10.20%) FireEye
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Okta
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau
4 1 (2.04%) Varonis