The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 25999
Rank 875 817 871
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +54
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 21 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.047% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 27
Average salary £58,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12047 10739 12170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9318 8374 9960
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BS25999
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Trend in the UK

BS25999
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BS25999 over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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 -37 21 £58,500 +46.25% 3
London -27 11 £60,000 +50.00% 1
North West -20 3 £37,500 -21.05%
City of London +6 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Manchester -7 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Leicestershire - 2 £46,250 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £46,250 - 1
Leicester - 2 £46,250 - 1
South East -12 1 £72,500 +81.25%
Cheshire -14 1 £37,500 -25.00%
South Yorkshire -18 1 £52,500 +38.15%
Sheffield -27 1 £52,500 +38.15%
Yorkshire -49 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £67,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £67,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £67,500 - 1

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 21 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 13 (43.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (33.33%) Law
5 9 (30.00%) Information Security
5 9 (30.00%) CISSP
6 8 (26.67%) PCI DSS
7 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.00%) PCI QSA
9 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (10.00%) Legal
10 3 (10.00%) CISM
10 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (10.00%) Security Management
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (6.67%) FMCG
11 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) XenApp
11 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
11 2 (6.67%) VMware
11 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
11 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (6.67%) Citrix
11 2 (6.67%) Lotus
11 2 (6.67%) AutoCAD

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) AutoCAD
General
1 10 (33.33%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 5 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Service Continuity Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Principal Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) CESG
2 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 13 (43.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (30.00%) Information Security
4 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CISSP
2 6 (20.00%) PCI QSA
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (6.67%) CISA
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Citrix
1 2 (6.67%) Lotus
1 2 (6.67%) VMware
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Full benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago