Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 843 986 1050
Rank change year-on-year +143 +64 +12
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 220 178 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 176 126 99
UK median annual salary £75,000 £83,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% +11.67% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £103,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.28% +27.23%

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 125,194 149,730 166,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.84% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 98,868 119,112 131,444
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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 +131 191 £75,000 -11.76% 26
UK excluding London +97 132 £70,000 -12.50% 17
South East +59 84 £75,000 -21.05% 9
London +82 77 £87,500 - 11
Midlands +49 17 £60,000 - 3
West Midlands - 17 £60,000 - 3
Scotland +29 12 £80,000 -5.88% 2
Wales +12 8 £55,000 +36.78%
East of England +45 4 - - 1
North of England +42 4 £55,000 -29.03% 1
North West +41 4 £55,000 -26.67%
South West +7 3 £62,163 -14.26% 1

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, IT jobs citing SABSA 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 SABSA.

1 204 (92.73%) TOGAF
2 160 (72.73%) CISSP
3 144 (65.45%) Security Architecture
4 131 (59.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 124 (56.36%) Information Security
6 120 (54.55%) CISM
7 107 (48.64%) NIST
8 103 (46.82%) Cybersecurity
9 81 (36.82%) SIEM
10 73 (33.18%) Degree
11 64 (29.09%) Cryptography
11 64 (29.09%) Firewall
12 63 (28.64%) Identity Management
13 59 (26.82%) Enterprise Architecture
14 55 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
15 53 (24.09%) Network Security
16 50 (22.73%) Identity Access Management
16 50 (22.73%) ITIL
16 50 (22.73%) GDPR
17 42 (19.09%) Public Sector
17 42 (19.09%) Management Information System
18 41 (18.64%) PCI DSS
19 40 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 38 (17.27%) SDLC
21 37 (16.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 36 (16.36%) AWS
22 36 (16.36%) GIAC
22 36 (16.36%) Risk Management
23 35 (15.91%) Finance
23 35 (15.91%) CEH

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 12 (5.45%) IIS
2 10 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.36%) AWS
2 33 (15.00%) Azure
3 17 (7.73%) GCP
3 17 (7.73%) IaaS
3 17 (7.73%) PaaS
4 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (29.09%) Firewall
2 53 (24.09%) Network Security
3 25 (11.36%) LAN
3 25 (11.36%) WAN
4 13 (5.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (5.45%) VPN
6 10 (4.55%) SSL
6 10 (4.55%) Wireless
6 10 (4.55%) WLAN
7 6 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.73%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (2.27%) Internet
9 3 (1.36%) SNA
9 3 (1.36%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (19.09%) Public Sector
2 35 (15.91%) Finance
3 18 (8.18%) Legal
4 3 (1.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 135 (61.36%) Architect
2 132 (60.00%) Security Architect
3 54 (24.55%) Consultant
3 54 (24.55%) Security Consultant
4 34 (15.45%) Information Architect
4 34 (15.45%) Information Security Architect
5 27 (12.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 20 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
7 18 (8.18%) Senior Architect
8 17 (7.73%) Cloud Architect
8 17 (7.73%) Designer
8 17 (7.73%) Security Designer
9 16 (7.27%) IT Architect
9 16 (7.27%) Senior Security Architect
10 15 (6.82%) IT Security Architect
11 13 (5.91%) Principal Architect
11 13 (5.91%) Principal Security Architect
12 12 (5.45%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 11 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
14 9 (4.09%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.73%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.45%) OpenID
2 1 (0.45%) SAML
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.09%) Management Information System
2 32 (14.55%) Data Protection Act
3 28 (12.73%) PKI
4 18 (8.18%) Data Centre
5 16 (7.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (5.00%) CESG
8 8 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.36%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.36%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.91%) Cyber-Physical System
12 2 (0.91%) SCADA
13 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.45%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.73%) Linux
2 2 (0.91%) Unix
2 2 (0.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (92.73%) TOGAF
2 144 (65.45%) Security Architecture
3 124 (56.36%) Information Security
4 103 (46.82%) Cybersecurity
5 81 (36.82%) SIEM
6 64 (29.09%) Cryptography
7 63 (28.64%) Identity Management
8 59 (26.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 55 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
10 50 (22.73%) Identity Access Management
10 50 (22.73%) ITIL
11 40 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 38 (17.27%) SDLC
13 37 (16.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 36 (16.36%) Risk Management
15 35 (15.91%) Data Protection
16 33 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (13.18%) IT Governance
17 29 (13.18%) IT Strategy
17 29 (13.18%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.45%) Java
2 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 160 (72.73%) CISSP
2 120 (54.55%) CISM
3 73 (33.18%) Degree
4 36 (16.36%) GIAC
5 35 (15.91%) CEH
6 32 (14.55%) TOGAF Certification
7 31 (14.09%) Security Cleared
8 28 (12.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 28 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (12.73%) CREST Certified
9 25 (11.36%) Master's Degree
10 20 (9.09%) CISA
11 15 (6.82%) SC Cleared
12 13 (5.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 12 (5.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 12 (5.45%) IISP
14 11 (5.00%) CCSP
14 11 (5.00%) CISMP
15 9 (4.09%) ISSAP
16 7 (3.18%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (59.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (48.64%) NIST
3 50 (22.73%) GDPR
4 41 (18.64%) PCI DSS
5 32 (14.55%) COBIT
5 32 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 28 (12.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 28 (12.73%) NIST 800
7 15 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 10 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (1.82%) QA
11 3 (1.36%) GPG13
11 3 (1.36%) HMG Infosec
11 3 (1.36%) ISO 31000
11 3 (1.36%) NCSC
12 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Docker
2 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.36%) KVM
2 3 (1.36%) LXC
2 3 (1.36%) vSphere
2 3 (1.36%) Xen
3 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.18%) CASB
2 6 (2.73%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (1.36%) Ansible
3 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.36%) Mesos
3 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.45%) Nessus
5 1 (0.45%) SCCM
5 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (6.82%) Cisco
2 10 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 10 (4.55%) Symantec
3 9 (4.09%) CA
3 9 (4.09%) Google
4 7 (3.18%) CyberArk
4 7 (3.18%) Qualys
5 6 (2.73%) Forcepoint
5 6 (2.73%) ForeScout
5 6 (2.73%) Imperva
5 6 (2.73%) LogRhythm
5 6 (2.73%) Netskope
5 6 (2.73%) Varonis
6 5 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle
8 2 (0.91%) VMware
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) Sparx
9 1 (0.45%) Splunk