Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1127 1133 1185
Rank change year-on-year +6 +52 +114
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 46 73 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 53
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £40,625 £50,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £75,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +66.67% - +14.29%

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 22,813 21,867 25,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.62% 12.33% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17,288 16,259 20,183
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,452 £27,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for NIST 800 in the UK

NIST 800
Top 4 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 September 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 -1 46 £70,000 +14.29% 6
London +36 36 £65,000 -7.14% 5
South East +13 7 £100,000 +66.67% 1
UK excluding London +9 7 £100,000 +66.67% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (84.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (69.57%) Information Security
3 25 (54.35%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (47.83%) CISSP
5 18 (39.13%) CISM
6 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
7 16 (34.78%) Finance
8 12 (26.09%) Business Development
8 12 (26.09%) GDPR
9 11 (23.91%) Identity Management
10 10 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (21.74%) COBIT
11 9 (19.57%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (19.57%) Data Protection
11 9 (19.57%) Legal
12 8 (17.39%) Data Security
12 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 8 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (17.39%) SSAE 16
12 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (15.22%) SIEM
13 7 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (13.04%) Retail
14 6 (13.04%) C
14 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
14 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (13.04%) Degree
14 6 (13.04%) Market Research
14 6 (13.04%) Self-Motivation

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 5 (10.87%) Firewall
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) FTP
2 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) SMTP
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Legal
3 7 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (13.04%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 9 (19.57%) Security Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Compliance Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Information Security Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Information Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Security Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Senior Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Security Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Auditor
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security Auditor
6 4 (8.70%) Security Auditor
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.70%) CESG
3 4 (8.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.70%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.52%) SCADA
5 2 (4.35%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Information Security
2 25 (54.35%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (26.09%) Business Development
4 11 (23.91%) Identity Management
5 10 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (19.57%) Data Protection
6 9 (19.57%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (17.39%) Data Security
8 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (15.22%) SIEM
9 6 (13.04%) Market Research
9 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
10 5 (10.87%) Document Management
10 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.87%) Malware Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C
2 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) CISSP
2 18 (39.13%) CISM
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) CISA
4 5 (10.87%) CRISC
5 4 (8.70%) CEH
5 4 (8.70%) GCFA
5 4 (8.70%) GCIH
6 2 (4.35%) CREST Certified
6 2 (4.35%) GIAC
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.17%) SANS
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (84.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
3 12 (26.09%) GDPR
4 10 (21.74%) COBIT
5 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (17.39%) SSAE 16
6 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco
1 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
1 4 (8.70%) Juniper
1 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
2 1 (2.17%) FireEye