The table below looks at the statistics for IRCA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IRCA over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
Rank 853 871 870
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing IRCA 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.024% 0.019% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
IRCA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28718 26939 31135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 26.56% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22868 22207 26173
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IRCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IRCA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IRCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

IRCA
Salary Trend in England

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

IRCA Salary Trend in England

IRCA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IRCA across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

IRCA Salary Histogram in England

IRCA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IRCA within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
South East -10 4 £30,000 -36.84%
West Midlands -26 3 £52,500 +10.52%
IRCA
UK

IRCA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing IRCA 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 IRCA.

1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) CISM
2 7 (53.85%) Security Management
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) ISMS
5 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) COBIT
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (23.08%) Automotive
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) ISO 14001
5 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) TickIT
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) Law
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management

IRCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing IRCA 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 IRCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Officer
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Officer
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Security
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Auditor
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Auditor
2 3 (23.08%) IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) ISMS
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (23.08%) COBIT
3 3 (23.08%) ISO 14001
3 3 (23.08%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft