The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank 945 961 987
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 3 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.024% 0.18% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +20.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £36,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12651 13613 12506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.25% 12.13% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10710 11171 10502
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACF2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK.

ACF2 Salary Trend in the UK

ACF2
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
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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
England +19 3 £42,500 -22.72%
South West -13 3 £42,500 -
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -

ACF2
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing ACF2 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 ACF2.

1 6 (100.00%) Intranet
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Extranet
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Legal
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) CESG
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (83.33%) MBCS
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
3 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) QiCA

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing ACF2 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 ACF2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Extranet
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Intranet
General
1 6 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Security Officer
1 4 (66.67%) Security Officer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) CESG
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISA
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
1 5 (83.33%) MBCS
2 1 (16.67%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle