The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 892 901 887
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 13 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.010% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.092% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 19
Average salary £62,500 £46,250 £58,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -20.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,205 £48,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £75,200
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £43,507 £58,052
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -25.05%
BS25999
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11529 10814 10626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.13% 11.05% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9266 8511 8247
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BS25999 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in England

BS25999
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BS25999 across the England region.

BS25999 Salary Trend in England

BS25999
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BS25999 across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in England

BS25999
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 8 £65,000 -13.33%
West Midlands -24 2 £39,750 -8.63%
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
South East +2 1 - -
BS25999
UK

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing BS25999 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BS25999.

1 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (65.22%) Information Security
3 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (56.52%) CISSP
4 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
5 11 (47.83%) Business Continuity
6 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) CISA
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) ISO22301
9 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (21.74%) PCI QSA
9 5 (21.74%) ISO27002
9 5 (21.74%) Validation
9 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
9 5 (21.74%) Security Management
10 4 (17.39%) BCP
10 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
10 4 (17.39%) Presales
10 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
10 4 (17.39%) ISMS
10 4 (17.39%) COBIT
10 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Management
11 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (13.04%) CLAS

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing BS25999 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BS25999. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Security Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Head of Security
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Governance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Governance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (47.83%) Business Continuity
4 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Security Management
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) BCP
7 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Management
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) ISMS
7 4 (17.39%) Presales
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) CISA
4 5 (21.74%) PCI QSA
5 3 (13.04%) CLAS
6 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.70%) PMP
7 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) CCDA
7 1 (4.35%) CCNA
7 1 (4.35%) CCNP
7 1 (4.35%) CEH
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CISM
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
3 6 (26.09%) ISO22301
4 5 (21.74%) ISO27002
5 4 (17.39%) COBIT
6 3 (13.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (4.35%) COSO
8 1 (4.35%) ISO27005
8 1 (4.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec