Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SABSA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SABSA over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1026 1014 1136
Rank change year-on-year -12 +122 +36
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 168 184 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.099% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 96 124 135
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £56,750 £46,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,625 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +31.82% -21.43% -

SABSA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161555 165982 191669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.45% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 128029 137602 158590
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.29% - +6.25%

SABSA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SABSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SABSA.

Salary trend for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SABSA over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SABSA within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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 -36 124 £75,000 - 3
London -32 66 £81,250 +4.84% 2
UK excluding London +12 65 £72,500 +31.82% 1
South East +42 36 £67,500 +46.74% 1
North of England -1 10 £82,500 +26.92%
North West -7 10 £82,500 +47.32%
South West +13 7 £90,000 +54.79%
Midlands - 7 £72,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £72,500 -
Wales +12 2 £65,000 +8.33%
East of England -4 2 £70,000 +47.37%
Scotland - 2 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing SABSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SABSA.

1 145 (86.31%) TOGAF
2 100 (59.52%) Security Architecture
3 91 (54.17%) CISSP
4 90 (53.57%) Information Security
5 79 (47.02%) CISM
6 62 (36.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (36.90%) Cybersecurity
7 50 (29.76%) PCI DSS
8 41 (24.40%) Degree
9 38 (22.62%) Identity Management
10 36 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 35 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (20.24%) Firewall
12 34 (20.24%) CESG
13 33 (19.64%) Finance
13 33 (19.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 32 (19.05%) Risk Management
15 31 (18.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 31 (18.45%) SIEM
16 29 (17.26%) GIAC
16 29 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (16.67%) COBIT
17 28 (16.67%) Computer Science
18 27 (16.07%) Risk Analysis
18 27 (16.07%) Security Cleared
19 26 (15.48%) ISSAP
19 26 (15.48%) Management Information System
19 26 (15.48%) Identity Access Management
19 26 (15.48%) Security Monitoring
20 25 (14.88%) SDLC

SABSA
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 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.29%) IaaS
2 22 (13.10%) SaaS
3 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (10.12%) Office 365
5 15 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (8.93%) G Suite
5 15 (8.93%) Sumo Logic
6 8 (4.76%) PaaS
7 3 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.24%) Firewall
2 15 (8.93%) Network Security
3 14 (8.33%) WAN
4 13 (7.74%) LAN
5 8 (4.76%) IPsec
5 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.38%) VPN
8 3 (1.79%) Internet
9 2 (1.19%) MPLS
9 2 (1.19%) SSH
9 2 (1.19%) SSL
10 1 (0.60%) DHCP
10 1 (0.60%) DNS
10 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.60%) LDAP
10 1 (0.60%) Skype
10 1 (0.60%) SNMP
10 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) Big Data
1 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.60%) GDB
1 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.60%) sqlmap
1 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.64%) Finance
2 13 (7.74%) Legal
3 8 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.79%) Banking
6 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (77.98%) Architect
2 127 (75.60%) Security Architect
3 36 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
4 26 (15.48%) Consultant
5 25 (14.88%) Security Consultant
6 24 (14.29%) Senior Architect
7 23 (13.69%) Senior Security Architect
8 22 (13.10%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 19 (11.31%) Security Solutions Architect
10 18 (10.71%) Information Security Architect
10 18 (10.71%) IT Architect
10 18 (10.71%) IT Security Architect
11 17 (10.12%) SABSA Security Architect
12 15 (8.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 13 (7.74%) Principal Architect
14 12 (7.14%) Principal Security Architect
15 11 (6.55%) Enterprise Security Architect
15 11 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (6.55%) TOGAF Architect
16 9 (5.36%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.10%) Web Services
2 15 (8.93%) RESTful
3 8 (4.76%) OAuth
3 8 (4.76%) OpenID
4 7 (4.17%) REST
4 7 (4.17%) SAML
4 7 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (1.19%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) .NET
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.24%) CESG
2 28 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 26 (15.48%) Management Information System
4 17 (10.12%) PKI
5 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (4.17%) NHS
7 6 (3.57%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.19%) FMCG
9 2 (1.19%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.60%) Clustering
10 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.60%) Life Science
10 1 (0.60%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.60%) PMI
10 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.36%) Windows
2 7 (4.17%) Linux
2 7 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (0.60%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (86.31%) TOGAF
2 100 (59.52%) Security Architecture
3 90 (53.57%) Information Security
4 62 (36.90%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (22.62%) Identity Management
6 36 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 32 (19.05%) Risk Management
8 31 (18.45%) SIEM
9 29 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (16.07%) Risk Analysis
11 26 (15.48%) Identity Access Management
11 26 (15.48%) Security Monitoring
12 25 (14.88%) SDLC
13 23 (13.69%) Zachman Framework
14 22 (13.10%) Customer Requirements
15 18 (10.71%) Business Development
16 16 (9.52%) Information Assurance
16 16 (9.52%) Waterfall
17 15 (8.93%) Coaching
17 15 (8.93%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.38%) C
2 1 (0.60%) C#
2 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (54.17%) CISSP
2 79 (47.02%) CISM
3 41 (24.40%) Degree
4 35 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (17.26%) GIAC
6 27 (16.07%) Security Cleared
7 26 (15.48%) ISSAP
8 23 (13.69%) CEH
8 23 (13.69%) CESG Certified Professional
9 16 (9.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 16 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 15 (8.93%) CREST Certified
11 14 (8.33%) CISA
12 9 (5.36%) CCIE
12 9 (5.36%) CCSP
13 8 (4.76%) CCNP
14 7 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (4.17%) SSCP
15 6 (3.57%) Master's Degree
16 4 (2.38%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (36.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (29.76%) PCI DSS
3 33 (19.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 31 (18.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (16.67%) COBIT
6 21 (12.50%) JSP 440
7 12 (7.14%) GDPR
7 12 (7.14%) QA
8 8 (4.76%) NIST 800
9 2 (1.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.60%) Nmap
1 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (10.12%) Splunk
2 16 (9.52%) Google
2 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (8.93%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.98%) Cisco
5 3 (1.79%) McAfee
6 2 (1.19%) Avaya
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.60%) F5
7 1 (0.60%) FireEye
7 1 (0.60%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.60%) Radware
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec
7 1 (0.60%) TippingPoint