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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for NIST 800 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST 800 over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 829 586 304
Rank change year-on-year -243 -282 +43
Permanent jobs citing NIST 800 30 17 10
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.039% 0.046% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.37% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 10
10th Percentile £50,250 £40,350 £87,500
25th Percentile £51,750 £51,250 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% +24.57%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 -
90th Percentile £76,500 £71,450 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -29.41% +74.36%

NIST 800 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,443 4,599 972
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.99% 12.50% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,367 3,112 793
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £72,573 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,180 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.42% +1.30% +5.00%

NIST 800
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing NIST 800 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

NIST 800 trend for jobs with a WFH option

NIST 800
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing NIST 800.

NIST 800 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

NIST 800
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing NIST 800 over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

NIST 800 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, NIST 800 job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for NIST 800.

1 30 (100.00%) NIST
2 27 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (46.67%) Social Skills
4 12 (40.00%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Agile
5 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 10 (33.33%) CISM
6 10 (33.33%) CISSP
6 10 (33.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 8 (26.67%) Azure
7 8 (26.67%) AWS
8 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
8 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (23.33%) Security Operations
9 6 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Cyberattack
9 6 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Information Security
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) SIEM
9 6 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (16.67%) CISMP
10 5 (16.67%) Python
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional

NIST 800
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) AWS
1 8 (26.67%) Azure
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
3 2 (6.67%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) DKIM
3 1 (3.33%) DMARC
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) DNSSEC
3 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DTS
2 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Gradle
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 14 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.33%) Aviation
6 1 (3.33%) Dutch Language
6 1 (3.33%) Electronics
6 1 (3.33%) French Language
6 1 (3.33%) German Language
6 1 (3.33%) Law
6 1 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (3.33%) Military
6 1 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Consultant
2 13 (43.33%) Security Consultant
3 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Security Manager
5 7 (23.33%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (20.00%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (20.00%) Operations Manager
6 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Manager
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
7 4 (13.33%) Security Penetration Tester
7 4 (13.33%) Security Tester
7 4 (13.33%) Tester
8 3 (10.00%) Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Engagement Manager
9 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Cyberattack
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) SCADA
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (40.00%) Agile
3 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
4 7 (23.33%) Security Operations
5 6 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 6 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (20.00%) SIEM
5 6 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) Project Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Application Security
7 4 (13.33%) CI/CD
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
7 4 (13.33%) MITRE ATT&CK
7 4 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
7 4 (13.33%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (13.33%) Go
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CISM
1 10 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (16.67%) CISMP
5 4 (13.33%) CCNA
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.33%) CITP
6 2 (6.67%) CISA
6 2 (6.67%) CRISC
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) GIAC
6 2 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) GISF
7 1 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) NIST
2 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (16.67%) NCSC
4 4 (13.33%) ISO 31000
4 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (13.33%) QA
5 3 (10.00%) GDPR
6 2 (6.67%) GRC
6 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 2 (6.67%) SOC 2
7 1 (3.33%) COBIT
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (3.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Qualys
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP