The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MBCS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 849 829 868
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 1 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.004% 0.066% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £85,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary - £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
MBCS
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
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MBCS
Salary Trend in England

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

MBCS Salary Trend in England

MBCS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 -5 1 £85,000 -
MBCS
UK

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MBCS 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 MBCS.

1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) MCP
1 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 10 (62.50%) VoIP
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (62.50%) Wireless
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) Document Management
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
1 10 (62.50%) VCP4
1 10 (62.50%) VCP5
2 8 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) VPLS
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) MPLS
2 8 (50.00%) OSPF
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNP
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MBCS 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 MBCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) VoIP
1 10 (62.50%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) VPLS
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) MPLS
2 8 (50.00%) OSPF
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Principal Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 10 (62.50%) Document Management
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) MCP
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (62.50%) VCP4
1 10 (62.50%) VCP5
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) CITP
4 5 (31.25%) VCAP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 2 (12.50%) MCTS
5 2 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
2 8 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Cognizant