Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 716 833 965
Rank change year-on-year +117 +132 +84
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 95 265 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 100 211 174
Median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £57,825 £53,750 £55,925
90th Percentile £89,000 £102,500 £99,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year -7.14% -8.20% +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 69,042 134,567 162,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.20% 92.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55,071 105,925 129,745
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SABSA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SABSA.

Salary trend for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SABSA over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 +109 72 £70,000 -6.67% 4
UK excluding London +138 41 £65,000 -7.14% 5
London +135 33 £80,000 -8.57%
Work from Home +67 19 £80,000 +6.67%
South East +109 16 £68,750 -4.51% 3
Midlands +99 10 £60,000 -
North of England +138 9 £61,000 -23.75% 1
West Midlands +76 8 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £59,250 -
South West +97 4 £75,000 +20.65%
North West +93 1 £62,500 -21.88% 1
Wales +19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 68 (71.58%) TOGAF
2 66 (69.47%) Information Security
3 60 (63.16%) Security Architecture
4 50 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (44.21%) CISSP
7 35 (36.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 34 (35.79%) SIEM
9 33 (34.74%) Firewall
10 31 (32.63%) Azure
11 30 (31.58%) AWS
11 30 (31.58%) PCI DSS
12 28 (29.47%) JSP 440
12 28 (29.47%) COBIT
13 27 (28.42%) CESG
14 26 (27.37%) CISM
15 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
16 22 (23.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 21 (22.11%) Risk Analysis
18 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
19 19 (20.00%) Identity Management
19 19 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
19 19 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
20 18 (18.95%) ITIL
21 17 (17.89%) Risk Management
21 17 (17.89%) Degree
21 17 (17.89%) Public Sector
22 16 (16.84%) Network Security
23 14 (14.74%) Information Assurance
23 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared

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 (12.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (32.63%) Azure
2 30 (31.58%) AWS
3 4 (4.21%) GCP
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 2 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.74%) Firewall
2 16 (16.84%) Network Security
3 6 (6.32%) LAN
3 6 (6.32%) WAN
4 5 (5.26%) MPLS
4 5 (5.26%) SNMP
4 5 (5.26%) VLAN
5 4 (4.21%) SCCP
6 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.16%) SAN
7 1 (1.05%) DMZ
General
1 17 (17.89%) Public Sector
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) French Language
3 2 (2.11%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (65.26%) Architect
1 62 (65.26%) Security Architect
2 26 (27.37%) AWS Architect
2 26 (27.37%) Cloud Architect
3 23 (24.21%) Azure Architect
3 23 (24.21%) Consultant
3 23 (24.21%) Security Consultant
4 15 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 15 (15.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 15 (15.79%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 12 (12.63%) Principal Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Principal Security Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) SABSA Security Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) CISSP Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Information Security Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Security Technical Architect
8 4 (4.21%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) CESG
2 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.58%) PKI
4 8 (8.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
5 7 (7.37%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (6.32%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (5.26%) Cyberattack
8 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.16%) Smart Home
10 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (71.58%) TOGAF
2 66 (69.47%) Information Security
3 60 (63.16%) Security Architecture
4 50 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (35.79%) SIEM
6 21 (22.11%) Risk Analysis
7 20 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (20.00%) Identity Management
9 18 (18.95%) ITIL
10 17 (17.89%) Risk Management
11 14 (14.74%) Information Assurance
12 12 (12.63%) Cyber Resilience
13 10 (10.53%) Cryptography
13 10 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (10.53%) Security Operations
14 9 (9.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 7 (7.37%) Matrix Organization
15 7 (7.37%) Secure Coding
15 7 (7.37%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 42 (44.21%) CISSP
2 26 (27.37%) CISM
3 19 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 17 (17.89%) Degree
5 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
6 12 (12.63%) IISP
7 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (11.58%) Master's Degree
8 9 (9.47%) DV Cleared
9 8 (8.42%) GIAC
9 8 (8.42%) SANS
9 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
10 7 (7.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (6.32%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (5.26%) CCSP
13 4 (4.21%) ISSAP
13 4 (4.21%) ISSMP
14 3 (3.16%) AWS Certification
14 3 (3.16%) CCNP
14 3 (3.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (36.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 30 (31.58%) PCI DSS
4 28 (29.47%) COBIT
4 28 (29.47%) JSP 440
5 22 (23.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (12.63%) NIST
7 4 (4.21%) NCSC
8 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (1.05%) GAMP
9 1 (1.05%) GDPR
9 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
9 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) CASB
2 1 (1.05%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Splunk
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) TOWER Software
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco
5 1 (1.05%) Juniper
5 1 (1.05%) LogRhythm