The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MBCS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 443 455 446
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 8 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.046% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.14% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Average salary - £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
MBCS
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MBCS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MBCS Salary Trend in the South East

MBCS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 - -
MBCS
England

MBCS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) CITP
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (50.00%) ISMS
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) CESG
2 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) CEH
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) CISMP
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CESG
1 4 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ISMS
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CITP
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
2 4 (50.00%) CEH
2 4 (50.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS