NIST Jobs with Work from Home Options

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 275 296 397
Rank change year-on-year +21 +101 -84
Permanent jobs citing NIST 312 516 447
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.06% 1.10% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 7.25% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 273 432 366
10th Percentile £38,750 £47,500 £44,375
25th Percentile £52,500 £54,813 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,783 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.31% +3.70% -0.74%
75th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £67,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -4.29% +3.70% +3.85%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home

NIST 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,058 7,115 8,732
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.81% 15.21% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,017 4,812 5,418
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,750 £46,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.67% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +2.80%

NIST
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

NIST trend for jobs with a WFH option

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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.

NIST salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

NIST
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing NIST over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

NIST salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

NIST
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 111 (35.58%) Azure
2 77 (24.68%) AWS
3 35 (11.22%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (7.05%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (6.41%) Azure Sentinel
6 19 (6.09%) SaaS
7 17 (5.45%) Microsoft Purview
8 16 (5.13%) IaaS
8 16 (5.13%) PaaS
9 14 (4.49%) Entra ID
10 13 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
11 11 (3.53%) GCP
12 7 (2.24%) Serverless
13 6 (1.92%) Azure Service Fabric
14 3 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.96%) Amazon ECR
14 3 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.96%) Amazon MSK
14 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (23.08%) Firewall
2 54 (17.31%) WAN
3 48 (15.38%) Network Security
4 35 (11.22%) SD-WAN
5 22 (7.05%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.73%) LAN
7 13 (4.17%) Wireshark
8 10 (3.21%) Wireless
9 9 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.88%) VPN
10 7 (2.24%) Internet
11 4 (1.28%) DNS
12 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
13 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (4.81%) GitLab
2 9 (2.88%) JIRA
3 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 102 (32.69%) Finance
2 60 (19.23%) Social Skills
3 25 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.01%) Public Sector
4 21 (6.73%) Retail
5 14 (4.49%) Aerospace
6 13 (4.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 12 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (3.53%) Military
9 10 (3.21%) Aviation
9 10 (3.21%) Legal
10 9 (2.88%) Law
10 9 (2.88%) Manufacturing
11 7 (2.24%) Local Government
12 6 (1.92%) Marketing
13 5 (1.60%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (1.28%) Automotive
14 4 (1.28%) Banking
14 4 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (19.23%) Senior
2 57 (18.27%) Architect
3 56 (17.95%) Lead
4 54 (17.31%) Security Architect
5 52 (16.67%) Analyst
6 51 (16.35%) Security Engineer
7 47 (15.06%) Consultant
8 41 (13.14%) Security Analyst
9 40 (12.82%) Security Consultant
10 27 (8.65%) Lead Architect
10 27 (8.65%) Lead Security Architect
11 25 (8.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 25 (8.01%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 17 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 16 (5.13%) Security Manager
13 16 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
14 15 (4.81%) Senior Security Consultant
15 13 (4.17%) Cyber Defence Consultant
15 13 (4.17%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.92%) REST
1 6 (1.92%) SOAP
1 6 (1.92%) Web Services
2 3 (0.96%) AWS SAM
2 3 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.32%) Kafka
3 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 95 (30.45%) Management Information System
2 35 (11.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (7.37%) Cyber Threat
4 17 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (4.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 14 (4.49%) CESG
7 12 (3.85%) Private Cloud
7 12 (3.85%) Security Posture
8 10 (3.21%) Cyber Defence
8 10 (3.21%) Cyberattack
8 10 (3.21%) Onboarding
8 10 (3.21%) Product Ownership
9 9 (2.88%) Operational Technology
10 8 (2.56%) Data Centre
11 7 (2.24%) PMI
12 6 (1.92%) Distributed Systems
12 6 (1.92%) SWIFT Messaging Network
13 5 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.60%) IoT
14 3 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.14%) Windows
2 19 (6.09%) Linux
3 14 (4.49%) Android
4 13 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.24%) Unix
7 5 (1.60%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.64%) AIX
9 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (66.99%) Cybersecurity
2 177 (56.73%) Information Security
3 94 (30.13%) Risk Management
4 76 (24.36%) SIEM
5 73 (23.40%) Security Architecture
6 67 (21.47%) Cloud Security
7 62 (19.87%) Application Security
7 62 (19.87%) OWASP
8 58 (18.59%) Security Operations
9 49 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (15.06%) Incident Response
11 42 (13.46%) Secure Coding
12 39 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 38 (12.18%) DevOps
13 38 (12.18%) Security Management
14 36 (11.54%) Agile
15 34 (10.90%) CI/CD
15 34 (10.90%) MITRE ATT&CK
15 34 (10.90%) Zero Trust
16 33 (10.58%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.01%) Python
2 22 (7.05%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.88%) SQL
4 7 (2.24%) Bash
5 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.64%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 145 (46.47%) CISSP
2 92 (29.49%) CISM
3 77 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (24.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 73 (23.40%) CCSP
6 46 (14.74%) AWS Certification
6 46 (14.74%) Azure Certification
7 38 (12.18%) CCSK
8 34 (10.90%) Degree
9 33 (10.58%) Security Cleared
10 32 (10.26%) CEH
11 24 (7.69%) SANS
12 19 (6.09%) CRISC
12 19 (6.09%) GIAC
13 15 (4.81%) CISA
13 15 (4.81%) SC Cleared
14 14 (4.49%) Master's Degree
14 14 (4.49%) OSCP
15 13 (4.17%) CISMP
15 13 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (48.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (20.51%) PCI DSS
3 55 (17.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 46 (14.74%) NCSC
5 42 (13.46%) GDPR
6 27 (8.65%) GRC
7 26 (8.33%) NIST 800
8 19 (6.09%) JSP 440
9 18 (5.77%) SOC 2
10 17 (5.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 16 (5.13%) COBIT
12 15 (4.81%) RMADS
13 13 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 11 (3.53%) ISO 31000
14 11 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (1.92%) Actionable Recommendations
15 6 (1.92%) Web Application Security Consortium
16 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 3 (0.96%) HIPAA
System Software
1 38 (12.18%) Docker
2 18 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (12.18%) Kubernetes
2 37 (11.86%) Single Sign-On
3 17 (5.45%) Terraform
4 14 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (4.17%) Nmap
6 7 (2.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (1.28%) CASB
7 4 (1.28%) QRadar
8 3 (0.96%) Ansible
9 2 (0.64%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.64%) Nessus
10 1 (0.32%) Istio
10 1 (0.32%) linkerd
10 1 (0.32%) Packer
10 1 (0.32%) Progress Chef
10 1 (0.32%) Puppet
10 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.94%) Splunk
3 14 (4.49%) Cisco
3 14 (4.49%) Qualys
4 13 (4.17%) Rapid7
4 13 (4.17%) Thycotic
5 10 (3.21%) Fortinet
6 9 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.56%) CrowdStrike
7 8 (2.56%) Symantec
8 7 (2.24%) Blue Coat
8 7 (2.24%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.24%) Netskope
8 7 (2.24%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.24%) Zscaler
9 5 (1.60%) Google
10 4 (1.28%) Intel
11 3 (0.96%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.96%) IBM
12 2 (0.64%) Meraki