Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Situational Awareness skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Situational Awareness over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Situational Awareness
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 819 818 982
Rank change year-on-year -1 +164 +138
Permanent jobs citing Situational Awareness 56 120 148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 75 83
10th Percentile £37,500 " £38,750
25th Percentile £43,472 £38,300 £46,034
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.74% -11.54% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £81,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,650 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £49,638
% change year-on-year +8.18% +10.80% +32.37%

Situational Awareness 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 81,645 92,429 134,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.66% 92.29% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61,586 74,217 106,411
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Situational Awareness
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Situational Awareness in the UK

Situational Awareness
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Situational Awareness.

Salary trend for Situational Awareness in the UK

Situational Awareness
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Situational Awareness over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Situational Awareness in the UK

Situational Awareness
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Situational Awareness within the UK over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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 0 51 £62,500 +4.17% 3
UK excluding London -17 35 £59,500 +8.18% 6
London +53 19 £52,250 -19.62%
South West -64 19 £37,500 -2.09% 2
Work from Home -139 9 £80,000 +23.08% 2
South East +51 6 £82,500 +22.22% 1
North of England +7 4 £53,750 -4.44%
Scotland -8 3 £54,500 +28.24% 3
Yorkshire -5 2 £62,500 +11.11%
Midlands -11 2 £45,000 -18.55%
West Midlands -11 2 £45,000 -15.09%
North West +30 1 - -
East of England +21 1 £56,500 -37.22%
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness.

1 35 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 30 (53.57%) Degree
3 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (39.29%) Games
5 17 (30.36%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (28.57%) Scrum
6 16 (28.57%) Business Development
6 16 (28.57%) Conflict Resolution
7 15 (26.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (25.00%) Finance
9 12 (21.43%) Analytics
10 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (19.64%) Strategic Thinking
10 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (19.64%) Kanban
10 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
11 10 (17.86%) Aerospace
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (17.86%) SDLC
12 9 (16.07%) Driving Licence
12 9 (16.07%) Coaching
12 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.07%) User Stories
12 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (16.07%) Financial Analysis
12 9 (16.07%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (16.07%) Tableau
12 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
12 9 (16.07%) Economics

Situational Awareness
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 4 (7.14%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) SaaS
2 5 (8.93%) GitHub
3 4 (7.14%) AWS
3 4 (7.14%) Slack
4 3 (5.36%) GCP
5 2 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Network Security
2 6 (10.71%) Tactical Data Link
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
3 5 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Tableau
2 5 (8.93%) Big Data
3 4 (7.14%) GIS
3 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Spatial Data
4 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.36%) HBase
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.79%) QGIS
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (8.93%) CircleCI
3 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.14%) Cypress.io
4 4 (7.14%) GitLab
4 4 (7.14%) Storybook
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 22 (39.29%) Games
3 14 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (17.86%) Aerospace
5 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.29%) Public Sector
7 5 (8.93%) Legal
8 3 (5.36%) Military
8 3 (5.36%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (5.36%) Retail
8 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
9 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.79%) Banking
10 1 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (1.79%) Marketing
10 1 (1.79%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Data Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Scrum Master
3 5 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (7.14%) Market Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Security Advisor
5 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) CSS
1 4 (7.14%) Node.js
1 4 (7.14%) React
1 4 (7.14%) Redux
1 4 (7.14%) RxJS
1 4 (7.14%) Sass
2 3 (5.36%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (5.36%) Kafka
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Google Maps API
3 1 (1.79%) PyTorch
3 1 (1.79%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.79%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 5 (8.93%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.36%) PMI
4 3 (5.36%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (28.57%) Business Development
3 16 (28.57%) Conflict Resolution
3 16 (28.57%) Scrum
4 15 (26.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (21.43%) Analytics
6 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (19.64%) Kanban
6 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
6 11 (19.64%) Strategic Thinking
7 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 10 (17.86%) SDLC
8 9 (16.07%) Coaching
8 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (16.07%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (16.07%) Financial Analysis
8 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
8 9 (16.07%) User Stories
8 9 (16.07%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) Python
3 6 (10.71%) C++
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) CEH
3 5 (8.93%) CISSP
3 5 (8.93%) EnCE
3 5 (8.93%) GCFA
3 5 (8.93%) GCFE
3 5 (8.93%) GCIA
3 5 (8.93%) GCIH
3 5 (8.93%) GIAC
3 5 (8.93%) GPEN
3 5 (8.93%) GREM
3 5 (8.93%) OSCP
4 3 (5.36%) CISM
4 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMP
5 2 (3.57%) APMG
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) APMP
6 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.93%) EnCase
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Splunk
2 4 (7.14%) Google
2 4 (7.14%) Mapbox
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.79%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.79%) Cadence
4 1 (1.79%) ESRI
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft