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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1143 864 815
Rank change year-on-year -279 -49 +270
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 59 43 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.046% 0.086%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.35% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 67
10th Percentile £51,750 £28,400 £52,065
25th Percentile £52,500 £40,688 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £58,750 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.89% -21.67% +50.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £62,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £51,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year +17.07% -29.31% +40.78%

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 28,387 12,339 11,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.09% 13.27% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,441 8,337 9,084
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,126 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,749 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.52% - +5.56%

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 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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 -261 58 £66,250 +20.45% 13
UK excluding London -163 32 £60,000 +17.07% 7
Work from Home -264 26 £70,000 +19.15% 4
London -270 25 £68,750 -27.63% 5
North of England -69 14 £60,000 +41.18% 1
South East -86 12 £82,500 +69.23% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £55,000 -
South West -42 4 £58,000 +95.95% 2
North West -67 4 £60,000 +41.18% 1
East of England - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 58 (98.31%) NIST
2 33 (55.93%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (45.76%) Information Security
4 26 (44.07%) Azure
4 26 (44.07%) Social Skills
5 24 (40.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
7 21 (35.59%) Security Management
8 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (30.51%) Firewall
9 18 (30.51%) Information Security Management
9 18 (30.51%) CISSP
10 17 (28.81%) Regulatory Compliance
11 16 (27.12%) CISM
12 14 (23.73%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (22.03%) OWASP
13 13 (22.03%) Application Security
13 13 (22.03%) Threat Modelling
14 12 (20.34%) Microsoft 365
14 12 (20.34%) Security Architecture
14 12 (20.34%) Agile
14 12 (20.34%) Finance
15 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
15 11 (18.64%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (18.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 11 (18.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 11 (18.64%) Threat Intelligence
16 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
17 9 (15.25%) Windows

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 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
1 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.07%) Azure
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (13.56%) SaaS
5 7 (11.86%) AWS
6 6 (10.17%) IaaS
6 6 (10.17%) PaaS
7 4 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (6.78%) Power Platform
8 2 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (11.86%) Network Security
3 7 (11.86%) SSH
4 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications
4 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.69%) DKIM
5 1 (1.69%) DMARC
5 1 (1.69%) DNSSEC
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) VLAN
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Power BI
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (44.07%) Social Skills
2 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 11 (18.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 6 (10.17%) Law
4 6 (10.17%) Retail
5 5 (8.47%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.78%) Aerospace
6 4 (6.78%) Legal
6 4 (6.78%) Military
7 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (5.08%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (5.08%) Publishing
8 2 (3.39%) Back Office
8 2 (3.39%) Electronics
8 2 (3.39%) French Language
8 2 (3.39%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
9 1 (1.69%) German Language
9 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Architect
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Consultant
2 14 (23.73%) Security Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Security Architect
4 12 (20.34%) Security Consultant
5 11 (18.64%) Security Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 8 (13.56%) Information Analyst
7 8 (13.56%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (11.86%) Applications Architect
8 7 (11.86%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (11.86%) Security Manager
9 6 (10.17%) Operational Security Manager
9 6 (10.17%) Operations Manager
9 6 (10.17%) Security Operations Manager
10 5 (8.47%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) Penetration Tester
10 5 (8.47%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (8.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (13.56%) Legacy Applications
3 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.17%) Cyberattack
5 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
5 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
6 3 (5.08%) CCTV
6 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.08%) IoT
6 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.69%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (1.69%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) PKI
7 1 (1.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (45.76%) Information Security
3 24 (40.68%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (35.59%) Security Management
5 18 (30.51%) Information Security Management
6 17 (28.81%) Regulatory Compliance
7 14 (23.73%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (22.03%) Application Security
8 13 (22.03%) OWASP
8 13 (22.03%) Threat Modelling
9 12 (20.34%) Agile
9 12 (20.34%) Security Architecture
10 11 (18.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 11 (18.64%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (18.64%) Threat Intelligence
11 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
11 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (15.25%) Key Management
12 9 (15.25%) Security Operations
13 8 (13.56%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) ABAP
1 7 (11.86%) Java
1 7 (11.86%) Python
2 5 (8.47%) Go
2 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) CISSP
2 16 (27.12%) CISM
3 8 (13.56%) CISA
4 6 (10.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (10.17%) Degree
5 5 (8.47%) CITP
5 5 (8.47%) CRISC
6 3 (5.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.39%) CISMP
7 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.39%) GISF
7 2 (3.39%) Master's Degree
7 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.39%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (98.31%) NIST
2 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (15.25%) QA
4 7 (11.86%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (11.86%) GDPR
5 5 (8.47%) COBIT
6 4 (6.78%) GRC
6 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
7 2 (3.39%) JSP 440
7 2 (3.39%) NCSC
8 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.69%) ISA99
8 1 (1.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Nessus
2 1 (1.69%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Qualys
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) arcserve
4 3 (5.08%) Commvault
4 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) ForeScout
6 1 (1.69%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.69%) Sitecore