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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 864 905 858
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -47
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 8 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.062% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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
28484 30571 28990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.44% 27.10% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22524 24685 23619
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,700
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 21 April 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
South East -3 7 - -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
MBCS
UK

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (90.00%) CITP
2 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (40.00%) Security Management
4 4 (40.00%) CISMP
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) CESG
4 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) ISMS
4 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (30.00%) CEH
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Principal Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CESG
1 4 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) SystemC
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) ISMS
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CITP
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) CISMP
4 3 (30.00%) CISA
4 3 (30.00%) CEH
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec
1 1 (10.00%) Sophos
1 1 (10.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Veeam
1 1 (10.00%) Spiceworks
1 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks