Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1027 1037 1140
Rank change year-on-year +10 +103 +117
Permanent jobs citing SABSA 165 191 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 101 130 138
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £57,500 £49,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,500 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.83% -14.29% -5.08%

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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Top 11 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 20 October 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 -2 129 £75,000 - 2
London +23 85 £82,500 +10.00% 2
UK excluding London +13 49 £66,500 +10.83%
South East +33 33 £67,500 +8.00%
North of England -2 6 - -
North West -13 6 - -
West Midlands - 5 £62,500 -
Midlands - 5 £62,500 -
South West +18 3 £66,500 +3.79%
Wales +18 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Scotland - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 134 (81.21%) TOGAF
2 112 (67.88%) CISSP
3 92 (55.76%) Information Security
4 89 (53.94%) Security Architecture
5 86 (52.12%) CISM
6 69 (41.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 61 (36.97%) Cybersecurity
8 47 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (24.85%) Finance
10 40 (24.24%) PCI DSS
11 39 (23.64%) Degree
12 37 (22.42%) Risk Management
13 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (21.21%) CESG
14 35 (21.21%) Identity Management
15 34 (20.61%) Firewall
16 33 (20.00%) ISSAP
17 32 (19.39%) SIEM
18 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
18 31 (18.79%) Management Information System
19 30 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
20 28 (16.97%) SDLC
20 28 (16.97%) CESG Certified Professional
21 27 (16.36%) Risk Analysis
21 27 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (16.36%) GIAC
22 26 (15.76%) CEH
22 26 (15.76%) Web Services
22 26 (15.76%) COBIT
22 26 (15.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.09%) IaaS
3 15 (9.09%) SaaS
4 13 (7.88%) Office 365
5 12 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (7.27%) G Suite
5 12 (7.27%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (1.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.61%) Firewall
2 19 (11.52%) Network Security
3 13 (7.88%) IPsec
4 10 (6.06%) LAN
4 10 (6.06%) WAN
5 8 (4.85%) VLAN
6 7 (4.24%) BGP
6 7 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (4.24%) DNS
6 7 (4.24%) EIGRP
6 7 (4.24%) FTP
6 7 (4.24%) HTTP
6 7 (4.24%) HTTPS
6 7 (4.24%) IGRP
6 7 (4.24%) OSPF
6 7 (4.24%) SMTP
6 7 (4.24%) VXLAN
7 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.03%) Big Data
1 5 (3.03%) Hadoop
General
1 41 (24.85%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Legal
3 17 (10.30%) Retail
4 5 (3.03%) Law
5 2 (1.21%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (69.09%) Architect
2 102 (61.82%) Security Architect
3 26 (15.76%) Cloud Architect
4 22 (13.33%) Consultant
4 22 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 19 (11.52%) Senior Architect
6 18 (10.91%) Senior Security Architect
7 17 (10.30%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 14 (8.48%) Security Solutions Architect
10 12 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 12 (7.27%) Security Manager
11 11 (6.67%) SABSA Security Architect
12 10 (6.06%) Network Architect
13 9 (5.45%) Information Security Architect
14 8 (4.85%) IT Architect
14 8 (4.85%) IT Security Architect
15 7 (4.24%) Digital Transformation
15 7 (4.24%) Lead Architect
15 7 (4.24%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.76%) Web Services
2 12 (7.27%) RESTful
3 7 (4.24%) OAuth
3 7 (4.24%) REST
3 7 (4.24%) SAML
4 6 (3.64%) Middleware
4 6 (3.64%) OpenID
4 6 (3.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.61%) JSON
5 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.21%) CESG
2 31 (18.79%) Management Information System
3 24 (14.55%) Computer Science
4 21 (12.73%) PKI
5 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 10 (6.06%) Smart Meter
8 8 (4.85%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (4.85%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (4.24%) NHS
9 7 (4.24%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.21%) FMCG
10 2 (1.21%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.61%) BYOD
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.61%) PMI
11 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.24%) Linux
2 6 (3.64%) Unix
2 6 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (81.21%) TOGAF
2 92 (55.76%) Information Security
3 89 (53.94%) Security Architecture
4 61 (36.97%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (22.42%) Risk Management
6 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (21.21%) Identity Management
8 32 (19.39%) SIEM
9 30 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
10 28 (16.97%) SDLC
11 27 (16.36%) Risk Analysis
12 24 (14.55%) Security Monitoring
13 21 (12.73%) Zachman Framework
14 20 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
14 20 (12.12%) Security Testing
15 19 (11.52%) Project Planning
16 18 (10.91%) ITIL
16 18 (10.91%) OWASP
17 17 (10.30%) Business Development
17 17 (10.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.85%) Java
2 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.24%) Python
3 2 (1.21%) C
4 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (67.88%) CISSP
2 86 (52.12%) CISM
3 47 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (23.64%) Degree
5 33 (20.00%) ISSAP
6 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
7 28 (16.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 27 (16.36%) GIAC
9 26 (15.76%) CEH
10 20 (12.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 20 (12.12%) SC Cleared
11 18 (10.91%) CISA
12 15 (9.09%) CREST Certified
13 14 (8.48%) CCSP
14 13 (7.88%) CCIE
15 12 (7.27%) CCNP
16 10 (6.06%) Master's Degree
17 6 (3.64%) SSCP
18 5 (3.03%) CCSA
18 5 (3.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (41.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (24.24%) PCI DSS
3 26 (15.76%) COBIT
3 26 (15.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 25 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (9.09%) JSP 440
6 12 (7.27%) QA
7 9 (5.45%) GDPR
8 7 (4.24%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) Active Directory
1 12 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.48%) CheckPoint
3 13 (7.88%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (7.88%) Splunk
4 12 (7.27%) Google
4 12 (7.27%) ServiceNow
4 12 (7.27%) VMware
5 11 (6.67%) Cisco
6 7 (4.24%) F5
6 7 (4.24%) Juniper
7 1 (0.61%) Informatica
7 1 (0.61%) McAfee
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle
7 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto