Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 939 1014 1142
Rank change year-on-year +75 +128 -21
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 243 170 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.096% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 167 124 117
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £55,250 £62,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £101,500 £97,600 £92,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £76,250 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +8.93% - -

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 159,438 161,090 183,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.70% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,376 129,920 152,232
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Top 14 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 17 July 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 +93 218 £80,000 +6.67% 17
UK excluding London +82 116 £76,250 +8.93% 12
London +12 111 £80,000 +6.67% 7
South East +57 68 £80,000 -4.48% 5
East of England - 18 £65,000 - 1
North of England +17 13 £82,000 +33.88% 1
North West +19 11 £82,000 +42.61%
Wales +7 8 £40,210 - 1
Midlands +20 5 £65,000 -1.89% 3
East Midlands - 3 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire +21 2 £81,000 +24.62% 1
West Midlands +18 2 - - 2
Scotland -30 2 £85,000 - 1
South West - 2 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 176 (72.43%) TOGAF
2 158 (65.02%) CISSP
3 149 (61.32%) Security Architecture
4 128 (52.67%) Information Security
5 112 (46.09%) CISM
6 106 (43.62%) Cybersecurity
7 89 (36.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 75 (30.86%) Finance
9 70 (28.81%) Firewall
10 67 (27.57%) PCI DSS
10 67 (27.57%) SIEM
11 54 (22.22%) Risk Management
12 48 (19.75%) COBIT
12 48 (19.75%) CREST Certified
13 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
14 44 (18.11%) Degree
15 43 (17.70%) PKI
16 40 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
17 39 (16.05%) GDPR
18 38 (15.64%) CESG Certified Professional
18 38 (15.64%) TOGAF Certification
19 35 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (13.99%) Cisco Certification
21 33 (13.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
22 32 (13.17%) Identity Management
22 32 (13.17%) Management Information System
22 32 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
23 30 (12.35%) Information Assurance
23 30 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (0.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.41%) IIS
2 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
1 6 (2.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (8.23%) SaaS
4 13 (5.35%) IaaS
4 13 (5.35%) PaaS
5 8 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.47%) Office 365
7 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.41%) GitHub
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (28.81%) Firewall
2 28 (11.52%) Network Security
3 21 (8.64%) WAN
4 20 (8.23%) LAN
5 9 (3.70%) Internet
6 6 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.65%) Intranet
7 4 (1.65%) SCCP
8 3 (1.23%) DNS
8 3 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.82%) DHCP
9 2 (0.82%) FTP
9 2 (0.82%) HTTP
9 2 (0.82%) MPLS
9 2 (0.82%) SAN
9 2 (0.82%) SMTP
9 2 (0.82%) SNMP
9 2 (0.82%) VLAN
9 2 (0.82%) VPN
10 1 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.82%) Big Data
2 2 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.41%) GDB
1 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.41%) sqlmap
General
1 75 (30.86%) Finance
2 14 (5.76%) Retail
3 11 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.29%) Legal
5 7 (2.88%) Marketing
6 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.65%) Advertising
7 4 (1.65%) Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (68.72%) Architect
2 156 (64.20%) Security Architect
3 48 (19.75%) Consultant
3 48 (19.75%) Security Consultant
4 33 (13.58%) Cloud Architect
5 24 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (9.47%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 19 (7.82%) Security Solutions Architect
8 18 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 17 (7.00%) Senior Architect
9 17 (7.00%) Senior Security Architect
10 16 (6.58%) Enterprise Architect
11 15 (6.17%) Security Manager
12 14 (5.76%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 12 (4.94%) Information Security Architect
13 12 (4.94%) SABSA Security Architect
13 12 (4.94%) TOGAF Architect
14 10 (4.12%) Information Architect
14 10 (4.12%) IT Architect
14 10 (4.12%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.35%) Web Services
2 8 (3.29%) .NET
3 3 (1.23%) LDAP
4 2 (0.82%) Middleware
4 2 (0.82%) RESTful
5 1 (0.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.70%) PKI
2 32 (13.17%) Management Information System
3 26 (10.70%) Public Cloud
4 22 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.82%) CESG
6 17 (7.00%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.70%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.29%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (3.29%) Smart Meter
9 6 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.06%) NHS
10 5 (2.06%) SCADA
11 4 (1.65%) Blog
11 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.65%) PMI
11 4 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.65%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.82%) Windows
2 13 (5.35%) Linux
3 3 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (72.43%) TOGAF
2 149 (61.32%) Security Architecture
3 128 (52.67%) Information Security
4 106 (43.62%) Cybersecurity
5 67 (27.57%) SIEM
6 54 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 40 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (13.17%) Identity Management
8 32 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 30 (12.35%) Identity Access Management
9 30 (12.35%) Information Assurance
10 28 (11.52%) ITIL
10 28 (11.52%) Zachman Framework
11 27 (11.11%) Security Testing
12 24 (9.88%) Cryptography
12 24 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (9.05%) GAP Analysis
14 20 (8.23%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (7.41%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.47%) Java
1 6 (2.47%) Python
2 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 158 (65.02%) CISSP
2 112 (46.09%) CISM
3 48 (19.75%) CREST Certified
4 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
5 44 (18.11%) Degree
6 38 (15.64%) CESG Certified Professional
6 38 (15.64%) TOGAF Certification
7 34 (13.99%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (11.52%) CISA
9 27 (11.11%) GIAC
10 25 (10.29%) CEH
10 25 (10.29%) SC Cleared
11 22 (9.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 19 (7.82%) Master's Degree
13 16 (6.58%) CCSP
14 13 (5.35%) ISSAP
15 12 (4.94%) SANS
16 11 (4.53%) CCNP
17 9 (3.70%) CCIE
18 8 (3.29%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (36.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (27.57%) PCI DSS
3 48 (19.75%) COBIT
4 39 (16.05%) GDPR
5 33 (13.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 15 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (4.12%) JSP 440
8 7 (2.88%) QA
9 4 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (1.65%) NIST 800
10 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) vCloud
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.35%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.65%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.82%) QRadar
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) CASB
4 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.41%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.41%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (8.23%) Cisco
2 14 (5.76%) Google
3 10 (4.12%) Juniper
3 10 (4.12%) Oracle
4 9 (3.70%) McAfee
5 8 (3.29%) FireEye
5 8 (3.29%) Fortinet
5 8 (3.29%) Palo Alto
5 8 (3.29%) Symantec
6 6 (2.47%) Cybereason
6 6 (2.47%) Hyperion
6 6 (2.47%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.47%) SAP
6 6 (2.47%) Siebel
7 4 (1.65%) F5
8 3 (1.23%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.23%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.23%) Splunk
8 3 (1.23%) VMware