The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank 620 622 601
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 6 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.017% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.16% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £49,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -24.50%
BS25999
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4903 5128 4680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.98% 11.04% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3980 4012 3751
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,175 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in London

BS25999
Salary Trend in London

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

BS25999 Salary Trend in London

BS25999
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BS25999 across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in London

BS25999
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
City of London +18 3 £45,000 -30.76%
BS25999
England

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (100.00%) Information Security
1 18 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 12 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 8 (44.44%) Security Management
5 6 (33.33%) CISM
5 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 5 (27.78%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Symantec
7 3 (16.67%) BS7799
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) MCSE
7 3 (16.67%) MCSA
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) ISMS
8 2 (11.11%) CISA
9 1 (5.56%) Service Management

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Consultant
1 13 (72.22%) Security Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Security Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) Security Manager
4 5 (27.78%) Security Advisor
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Operations
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Security
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Auditor
6 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Head of IT Security
6 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (44.44%) Security Management
3 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) ISMS
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) CISM
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (16.67%) BS7799
4 1 (5.56%) COSO
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Symantec
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint